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Researchers Show How Neurochemicals Affect fMRI Readings

April 3, 2024

A landmark study, led by Yen-Yu Ian Shih, PhD, professor of neurology and associate director of UNC’s Biomedical Research Imaging Center, could alter how researchers interpret results from functional magnetic resonance imaging. Yen-Yu Ian Shih, PhD This article was originally published here.      The brain is an incredibly complex and active organ that uses … Read more

In Remembrance of Carolyn Suitt, CGIBD Histology Core Manager

March 12, 2024

Carolyn Suitt, lab manager for the Center for Gastrointestinal Biology and Disease (CGIBD) Histology Core, passed away Thursday February 22, 2024. Born December 2, 1964, in Franklin County, NC Carolyn moved to Chapel Hill and attended the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, graduating with a B.S. in Chemistry in 1997 while juggling working … Read more

The Soft Matter Characterization Core is open for business

February 27, 2024

A subcore of the  CHANL Core Facilities, the Soft Matter Characterization Core is dedicated to delivering reliable sample analysis and professional training services on the characterization of soft materials and providing customers open access to cutting-edge, high performance analytical instrumentation.   Soft materials include colloids, polymers, foams, gels, liquid crystals,  and many biomaterials. They exhibit many useful and appealing properties which account for … Read more

January 2024 Core Director Meeting Slides and Recording Now Available

February 4, 2024

Thank you to those who attended the January 2024 Core Director Meeting either in person or via zoom. For your convenience, the slides and zoom recording are below and listed on our website along with prior core director meeting slides and resources.   Core Directors Meeting Jan 2024 all slides UNC Creative Presentation 1.24 Core … Read more