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Gehi Receives Sewell Family – McAllister Distinguished Professorship

February 19, 2019

Anil Kishin Gehi, MD, professor of medicine in the division of cardiology, has been awarded the Sewell Family-McAllister Distinguished Professorship in Electrophysiology. The professorship is designed to recognize an outstanding clinician, teacher, and scholar–who is a leader in the field of electrophysiology–from the division of cardiology and the UNC McAllister Heart Institute.

Medicine Grand Rounds Blythe Lecture, Donald Wesson “The Evolving Spectrum of Acid Stress and Its Contribution to Chronic Kidney Disease”

February 7, 2019

This lecture will convey our expanding understanding of how the accumulation of body acid occurs and its detrimental effects on kidney function. Dr. Wesson will discuss how these findings are being translated into new, possibly disease-modifying treatments for chronic kidney disease. Donald Wesson is President of the Baylor Scott & White Health and Wellness Center, … Continued

McAllister Heart Institute Seminar Series: Yoh-suke Mukouyama, Ph.D

February 6, 2019

Speaker: Yoh-suke Mukouyama, Ph.D, National Institutes of HealthTopic:Macrophage control of neuronal and vascular development Brief summary: Macrophages have diverse functions in immunity as well as in homeostasis, yet their functions during organ development remain largely undefined. Our work employs high-resolution whole-mount imaging and genetic tools to determine how embryonic tissue-resident macrophages influence neuronal and vascular … Continued

Medicine Grand Rounds, Bryan Roth, “G-Coupled Protein Receptors”

January 31, 2019

Bryan Roth is the Michael Hooker Distinguished Professor of Protein Therapeutics and Translational Proteomics in the Department of Pharmacology. He is a world-renowned scientist best known for creating an innovative scientific method that allows neuroscientists to manipulate and study brain circuits in health and disease. G-protein coupled receptors (GPCRs) represent one of the most evolutionarily … Continued

Fried Receives FDA Award for Regulatory Science Excellence

January 30, 2019

Unique research network is recognized for providing a robust platform that curates real-world data for FDA scientists, helping them communicate the safety and effectiveness of direct-acting antiviral agents in the post-marketing period.