Skip to main content

Kimple et al Characterize Primary Ciliary Dyskinesia Chronic Rhinosinusitis

January 25, 2024

The Rare Diseases Network podcast featured work from the Genetic Disorders of Mucociliary Clearance Consortium (GDMCC) and a paper on primary ciliary dyskinesia published by researchers in the UNC Department of Otolaryngology/Head and Neck Surgery. Senior author is Adam Kimple, MD, PhD. Read the full story here.

Marsico Lung Institute Publications for December 2023

January 5, 2024

Marsico Lung Institute faculty, postdoc, student, and collaborator publications for December 2023 included papers appearing in Science Advances, The Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences USA, and ACS Macro Letters. Check out the full list below: Einarsson GG, Sherrard LJ, Hatch JE, Zorn B, Johnston E, McGettigan C, O’Neill K, Gilpin DF, Downey DG, … Read more

Allison Williams Wins UNC Core Staff Recognition Award for Performance Excellence

December 19, 2023

  Allison Williams, a Research Specialist in the MLI Tissue Procurement and Cell Culture Core, was awarded a UNC Core Staff Recognition in the category of Performance Excellence. Ms. Williams’ nominator spoke highly of her initiative within the core, highlighting her role in training new technicians while developing a new methodology herself this year, as … Read more

Marsico Lung Institute Publications for November 2023

December 11, 2023

Marsico Lung Institute faculty, postdoc, student, and collaborator publications for November 2023 included papers appearing in The Lancet Infectious Diseases, The The Journal of Allergy and Clinical Immunology, and The American Journal of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine. Check out the full list below: Asakura T, Okuda K, Chen G, Dang H, Kato T, Mikami Y, … Read more

Peden Named Clinical Research Alliance Chief Research Officer

November 9, 2023

David Peden, MD, MS, has been named chief research officer of the UNC School of Medicine Clinical Research Alliance. He will begin his work in the role immediately. He also serves as interim director of the CRA. Read the full story here.

MLI Well-Represented at NACFC 2023

November 8, 2023

The Marsico Lung Institute (MLI) was well-represented at this year’s North American Cystic Fibrosis Conference in Phoenix, AZ. MLI researchers moderated several sessions, presented a number of posters, and served as speakers in various workshops, symposiums, and other sessions, including: Carla Ribeiro, PhD: “Cystic Fibrosis Airway Inflammation Enhances the Efficacy of CFTR Modulators” Scott Donaldson, … Read more

Mikami and Asakura Receive Respiratory Research Award

November 7, 2023

  Yu Mikami, MD, PhD, and Takanori Asakura, MD, PhD, received the Respiratory Research Award at the Tokyo Respiratory Research Conference. The Research Award was a competition among 13 medical schools in Tokyo. The judges, who were directors or professors of respiratory medicine from each university, were reportedly surprised to find that Drs. Mikami and … Read more