Keith Burridge, PhD – Kenan Distinguished Professor
This is a great time to be a scientist. Never have so many techniques been available that are allowing questions in cell biology and physiology to be investigated at a level that was inconceivable just a few years ago." -Keith Burridge, PhD
The UNC School of Medicine lab of Ben Philpot, PhD, will build upon research previously funded by the Pitt-Hopkins Research Foundation to develop a therapy to treat children with this neurodevelopmental disorder.
On August 28, 2019, the Teaching Scholars Program graduated 14 faculty from the year-long program. At the ceremony, the Scholars presented their scholarly work, on a variety of topics, aimed to enhance the medical education environment at the School of Medicine.
Scientists Show How Vaping Induces Reactions in Lungs that Can Lead to Disease In a new UNC School of Medicine study led by Rob Tarran, PhD, biomedical researchers show how high levels of protease enzymes in the lungs of e-cigarette users suggest they are at increased risk of developing emphysema.
Welcome to the Department of Cell Biology and Physiology in the School of Medicine at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill where our mission is to be nationally recognized for excellence in our discipline by Leading, Teaching and Caring.