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  • Michelle Itano, PhD Receives CZI Grant to Help Train the Next Generation of Imaging Scientists

    Michelle Itano, PhD, an assistant professor in the UNC School of Medicine’s Department of Cell Biology and Physiology, is one of ten co-principal investigators that received a two year grant called “Curated Imaging Science Education for Learners and Trainers.” Full article found here.

  • Graham Diering Profiled in Spectrum

    Spectrum published a profile titled, “Asleep in the Mouse House with Graham Diering,” featuring basic sleep research out of Diering’s cell biology and physiology lab and its implications for individuals with autism. Full article found here.

  • Nedergaard Named 21st Perl-UNC Neuroscience Prize Recipient

    The Danish neuroscientist Maiken Nedergaard, MD, DMSc, professor in the department of neurology at the University of Rochester, will receive the Perl-UNC Neuroscience Prize at a ceremony in March. Full article found here.

  • UNC Neuroscience Center 2022 NeuroSpark Awards

    We are delighted to announce the 2022 NeuroSpark awardees: “Serum biomarker testing to guide clinical management in severe traumatic brain injury” Brian Sindelar and Dawn Kernagis “Starry Night: The Role of Astrocyte-Synapse Interactions in Sleep” Katie Baldwin and Graham Diering “Spatial signatures of brain health and vulnerability in aging and Alzheimer’s disease” Todd Cohen and … Continued

  • Kash Named Bowles Center Director

    John Andrews Distinguished Professor and Vice Chair of the Department of Pharmacology Thomas Kash, PhD, has been named the new director of the Bowles Center for Alcohol Studies. Full article found here.