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Todd Cohen, PhD

April 27, 2023

UNC Office of Technology Commercialization Awarded the Cohen lab to Advance Gene Therapies for ALS Patients

The UNC Office of Technology Commercialization (OTC) works in partnership with investigators to effectively manage the identification, evaluation, protection, translation and commercialization of impactful inventions and technologies. On April 25, 2023, OTC awarded Dr. Todd Cohen’s lab a Technology Commercialization Grant. Cohen explains, “We will be using this support from the Office of Technology Commercialization …

fMRI and optical fiber photometry (IMAGE)

April 11, 2023

Shih lab members published on Nature Communications, Science Advances, and Nature Neuroscience

Researchers in the Shih lab published novel findings on causal control of the anterior insular cortex on the default mode network of the brain using selective neural stimulation (Nature Communications, featured as an Editor’s highlight article), and multi-channel optical recording of neural activity changes during fMRI (Science Advances, see also Press release, Video News Coverage, and the interview …

February 27, 2023

Dr. Shahzad Khan announced as an Assistant Professor of Cell Biology & Physiology, and the Department of Neurology

The UNC departments of Neurology and Cell Biology & Physiology look forward to welcoming Dr. Shahzad Khan as an Assistant Professor of Cell Biology & Physiology, with a secondary appointment in the Department of Neurology.    Dr. Khan obtained his Ph.D. in Neuroscience at the University of Virginia, under the mentorship of George Bloom, Ph.D. In Dr. Bloom’s …

Duke/UNC Alzheimer’s Disease Symposium

June 9, 2021

RFA: Alzheimer’s Disease Research – Norins Pilot Awards

The Duke/UNC Alzheimer's Disease Research Collaborative is offering $50,000 Norins pilot awards to stimulate and support collaborative, innovative research on the potential role of microbes or pathogens in the development of Alzheimer’s disease. The principal investigator must be a Duke University faculty member or postdoctoral fellow, but cross-disciplinary and cross-institutional collaborations is strongly encouraged.


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