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
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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
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
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
Sarah Cohen, PhD, and Mohanish Deshmukh, PhD, researchers in the UNC Department of Cell Biology and Physiology and the UNC Neuroscience Center, were featured scientists in a Chan Zuckerberg Initiative article on an innovative new resource helping scientists probe the genetics of neurodegenerative diseases. Full article found here.
We are thrilled to announce that Adam Hantman was selected as a 2021-2022 Yang Family Biomedical Scholar! Please see the full story in the link in Vital Signs Congratulations to Adam and his research team on this award. We are so glad to have you back at UNC as part of our Neuroscience community.
Led by Juan Song, PhD, scientists at the UNC School of Medicine used optogenetic techniques to stimulate specific brain cells to increase production of neural stem cells and neurons relevant to memory and emotion processing in animal models. Full article can be found on the UNC Health and UNC School of Medicine Newsroom website.