UNC School of Medicine researchers Jack Griffith, PhD, and Taghreed Al-Turki, PhD, found that telomeres at the tips of chromosomes contain sufficient genetic information to produce two small proteins with potentially potent biological properties.
A research team led by William Polacheck, PhD, at the UNC School of Medicine, has engineered a microfluidic model that mimics a rare genetic disorder affecting the structure of veins, arteries, capillaries, and lymphatic vessels.
The UNC Radiology Image Analysis Group, led by Dr. Pew-Thian Yap, has successfully found that deep learning can be used to identify poor-quality images in milliseconds. Their study hopes to increase timely decision-making with MRI re-scans.
Dr. Nicole Short, assistant professor in the Department of Anesthesiology, was awarded the Sleep Innovation Research Grant by the Departments of Allied Health Sciences Office of Research and Scholarship and Neurology. Dr. Short will investigate the intersection of poor sleep and exposure to trauma among women. Her study may support future sleep interventions in order … Continued