Congratulations to William J. Polacheck, Ph.D., Assistant Professor, Biomedical Engineering, for publishing paper, entitled “Uncovering mutation-specific morphogenic phenotypes and paracrine-mediated vessel dysfunction in a biomimetic vascularized mammary duct platform”, in the journal Nature Communications. Dr. Polacheck’s paper presents a new microphysiological model of a vascularized mammary duct to investigate cross-talk between endothelial and epithelial cells … Read more
Monthly Archives: May 2020
Congratulations to Craig R. Lee, Pharm.D., Ph.D., Associate Professor of Pharmacy, Division of Pharmacotherapy and Experimental Therapeutics, UNC Eshelman School of Pharmacy; Adjunct Associate Professor of Medicine, Division of Cardiology, Department of Medicine, in collaboration with Larisa H. Cavallari, Pharm.D., BCPS, FCCP (University of Florida) and Joseph S. Rossi, M.D., MSCI, FACC, FSCA & George … Read more
Congratulations to Sophie Maiocchi, a postdoctoral fellow in Dr. Bahnson’s Lab, for the receipt of Burroughs Wellcome Fund 2020 Collaborative Research Travel Grant. Sophie has been selected to receive the grant for her project titled, “Encapsulation of thrombolytics with inverse flash nanopreciptation (iFNP) for their cell-mediated targeted delivery to thrombosis”.
Congratulations to Kelsey Quinn, Ph.D., a postdoctoral research associate in Dr. Caron’s Lab, for publishing in the journal Placenta. This newest paper, led by Kelsey, is titled “Deletion of atypical chemokine receptor 3 (ACKR3) increases immune cells at the fetal-maternal interface” and is featured in the June 2020 edition of Nanomaterials and can be read … Read more
Jonathan Schisler, M.S., Ph.D., Assistant Professor, Department of Pharmacology, a UNC biochemist and age researcher, is part of the Coronavirus International Research Team, an interdisciplinary research working group formed by NASA to analyze COVID-19 data to address different aspects of the virus.
Dear MHI Colleagues: It is with great pleasure (and quite belatedly!) that I introduce to you Delphi Bull, who has taken over as MHI Business Manager on a part-time basis. Many of you already know Delphi, as she has worked at UNC for many years, and has been Business Manager of … Read more
Congratulations to Craig R. Lee, Pharm.D., Ph.D., Associate Professor of Pharmacy and Interim Vice Chair for Research and Graduate Education, Division of Pharmacotherapy and Experimental Therapeutics, UNC Eshelman School of Pharmacy; Adjunct Associate Professor of Medicine, Division of Cardiology, Department of Medicine, for the receipt of grant from the NIH’s NICHD. Dr. Lee received grant … Read more
Congratulations to Janet Rubin, M.D., Sarah Graham Kenan Distinguished Professor; Vice Chair for Research, Department of Medicine; Professor of Medicine, Division of Endocrinology and Metabolism; Joint Professor, Pediatrics and Pharmacology; Adjunct Professor, Bioengineering, for the receipt of NIH’s NIAMS grant. Dr. Rubin received grant to study how mesenchymal stem cells, which supply progenitors for … Read more
Congratulations to Anna Wheless, a biochemistry and biophysics graduate student, who received her Bachelor of Science (B.S.) in Biology with a concentration in Microbiology from the University of Houston–Downtown, a member of Dr. Neher’s lab since April, 2020, studying the inhibition of LPL by ANGPTL4, for being featured as a science writer for the 2020 … Read more
Congratulations to the lab of Saskia Neher, Ph.D., Associate Professor of Biochemistry and Biophysics, for publishing paper, titled “The structure of helical lipoprotein lipase reveals an unexpected twist in lipase storage”, in the journal PNAS. Researchers in Dr. Neher’s Lab have used CryoEM to solve the structure of the protein lipoprotein lipase (LPL) forming a … Read more