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Hyejung Won, PhD Receives Simons Foundation Award

April 14, 2023

Dr. Hyejung Won (Assistant Professor, Genetics) received a three-year grant from the Simons Foundation Autism Research Initiative 2022 Program:  Genomics of ASD: Pathways to Biological Convergence and Genetic Therapies.

Scientists Reveal Genetic Architecture Underlying Alcohol, Cigarette Abuse

July 25, 2022

UNC School of Medicine researchers led by Hyejung Won, PhD, Assistant Professor of Genetics, used a new kind of computational tool to parse the complicated genetics that put some people at higher risk of becoming addicted to alcohol, cigarettes, and likely other substances of abuse.