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  • The 2022-2023 Helen Lyng White Fellows Award Recipients

    The Helen Lyng White Selection Committee awarded this prestigious award to three postdoctoral researchers that show great potential in becoming scientific leaders at UNC and beyond. Let us congratulate the three recipients of the Helen Lyng White Fellowship and look forward to the changes they will provide through their research studies. Scott Albert Dr. Albert’s … Continued

  • Hyejung Won Recipient of the 2022-2023 Jefferson-Pilot Fellowships in Academic Medicine

    We are extremely excited to announce the recipients of the 2022-2023 Jefferson-Pilot Fellowships in Academic Medicine and the James W. Woods Junior Faculty Award! Ross Boyce, MD, MSc (Departments of Medicine and Epidemiology, Institute for Global Health and Infectious Diseases), and Hyejung Won, PhD (Department of Genetics, Neuroscience Center) received the Jefferson-Pilot Fellowships, and Colin … Continued

  • Eva Anton, PhD Receives NIH High Risk-High Reward Grant

    Eva Anton, PhD, professor of cell biology and physiology and member of the UNC Neuroscience Center, received an NIH Director’s Transformative Research Award to study the underpinnings of brain malformations and neurodevelopmental disorders. Full article found here.

  • The 2022 UNC Neuroscience Symposium will be held on Thursday, October 6th at The Carolina Club.

    The Andrew S. Rachlin UNC Neuroscience Symposium will be held on October 6, 2022 at the Carolina Club. Featuring presentations from the following external speakers:  Dr. Catherine Bushnell, International Association for the Study of Pain (IASP) President-Elect, Scientist Emerita at the National Center for Complementary and Integrative Help at the NIH, Professor Emerita at McGill … Continued

  • Graham Diering, PhD, Adam Hantman, PhD, Hiroyuki Kato, PhD Awarded SFARI 2022 Pilot Awards

    The Simons Foundation Autism Research Initiative (SFARI) is pleased to announce that it intends to fund 16 grants in response to the 2022 Pilot Award request for applications (RFA). SFARI plans to commit approximately $4.88 million in funding over the next two years to 16 investigators from the United States and internationally. The goal of the Pilot … Continued