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Michelle Itano Teaches Researchers to See Deeper

March 31, 2023

As director of the Neuroscience Microscopy Core, Michelle Itano teaches researchers how to take beautiful, complex images of specimens and other microscopic objects, assisting them with data analysis, image processing, problem-solving and tailored advice for their specific projects. Full article found here.

Scherrer, Linnstaedt Earn NIH HEAL Initiative Honors

March 16, 2023

Gregory Scherrer, PharmD, PhD, associate professor of cell biology and physiology and member of the UNC Neuroscience Center, received a Director’s Award for Excellence in Research, and Sarah Linnstaedt, PhD, associate professor of anesthesiology, earned an honorable mention for the Director’s Trailblazer award. Full article found here.  

Graham Diering Profiled in Spectrum

January 19, 2023

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

December 14, 2022

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

December 13, 2022

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

December 9, 2022

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.