Ronit Freeman, PhD, an associate professor of applied physical sciences, has been recognized as a rising star in chemistry. Read the full story here.
Kenichi Okuda, MD, PhD, has been awarded a $2.83M, five year, grant from the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute (NHLBI) for his project, “Mucociliary innate defense mechanism in the human distal airway.” Read the full story here.
M. Bradley Drummond, MD, MHS, was consulted for an article in the Wilkes Journal-Patriot regarding the high COVID-19-related hospitalization rate for people 80 years and older. The article, “Hospitalizations of those 80-plus higher than before vaccine,” can be read here.
Matthew Vogt, MD, PhD, a recognized research scientist, is the Pediatric Infectious Diseases Society 2022 Hall Award for Clinically Innovative Research Paper recipient. Read the full story here.
Matthew R. Vogt, MD, PhD, has been featured in an article on the STAT website about confusing trends this year with acute flaccid myelitis in children. The article, “In a year it was supposed to flare, polio-like syndrome in kids doesn’t, adding to mystery,” can be read here.
The Science Advisory Board news site has posted an article noting the work of Scott Randell, PhD, in collaboration with other researchers to develop a computational method to map the architecture of human tissues in unprecedented detail. The article, “New computational method maps architecture of human tissues in unprecedented detail,” can be read here.
David Peden, MD, MS, has been featured in a UNC Research “Rooted” article. Rooted recognizes long-standing members of the UNC-Chapel Hill community who have aided in the advancement of research by staying at Carolina. They are crucial to the research enterprise, experts in their fields, and loyal Tar Heels. Read the full feature here.
Ilona Jaspers, PhD, has been elected Vice-President of the International Union of Toxicology (IUTOX), an organization that seeks to increase the knowledge base of toxicological issues facing humankind in order to improve human health. Read the full story here.
A figure from a review article written by Carla M. P. Ribeiro, PhD, and Emily Hull-Ryde for Current Opinion in Pharmacology has been chosen for the cover of the 2022 Respiratory Issue, for which Dr. Ribeiro served with Dr. Martina Gentzsch as guest editors. The article can be found here.
Carla M. P. Ribeiro, PhD, and Martina Gentzsch, PhD, served as Guest Editors for the upcoming 2022 Respiratory Issue of Current Opinion in Pharmacology. The issue focuses on cystic fibrosis, and several CF Center/Marsico Lung Institute colleagues contributed to the collection of CF-related articles. For a limited time, the Editorial Overview by Drs. Ribeiro and … Read more