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  • Hyejung Won committee member

    UNC Researchers Awarded $9.25 Million to Study DNA Variance Related to Disease

    Full details of the announcement can be found on the UNC Health and UNC School of Medicine Newsroom Website. Hyejung Won, PhD, is principal investigator of five-year project, part of the NIH’s $185-million Impact of Genomic Variation on Function consortium. UNC’s Karen Mohlke, PhD, and Michael Love, are co-investigators.

  • Jason Stein, PhD and Hyejung Won, PhD Awarded U01 Grant from NIMH

    Full details of the announcement can be found on the UNC School of Medicine Genetics Website. Drs. Jason Stein (Assistant Professor) and Hyejung Won (Assistant Professor) have been awarded an U01 grant from the National Institutes of Mental Health (NIMH) for their project titled “Discovery and validation of genetic variation impacting the gene regulatory landscape … Continued

  • Itano Named Editor-in-Chief of BioTechniques

    Full details of the announcement can be found on the UNC Health and UNC School of Medicine Newsroom Website. Michelle Itano, PhD, assistant professor in the UNC Department of Cell Biology and Physiology and Director of the Neuroscience Microscopy Core at the UNC School of Medicine, was selected as the new editor-in-chief of BioTechniques, the International … Continued

  • Scientists Find Genetic Cause, Underlying Mechanisms of New Neurodevelopmental Syndrome

    Full details of the announcement can be found on the UNC Health and UNC School of Medicine Newsroom Website. Damaris Lorenzo, PhD, at the UNC School of Medicine, led the discovery of a new neurodevelopmental syndrome, its underlying genetic basis and molecular mechanisms, both important milestones on the road to create therapeutic strategies.

  • Baldwin lab publishes paper in Neuron

    Full details of the announcement can be found on the UNC Health and UNC School of Medicine Newsroom Website. Dr. Katie Baldwin and colleagues published a paper June 24, 2021 in Neuron entitled “HepaCAM controls astrocyte self-organization and coupling.” This study shows how the loss of the protein hepaCAM drives brain development dysfunction and plays … Continued