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Eran Dayan Awarded the 2023 Distinguished Investigator Award

October 20, 2023

This prestigious honor recognizes individuals for their outstanding contributions to medical imaging. This class will be welcomed as part of the broader Council, including a network of nearly 500 imaging investigators. Full article found here  

Scientists Take Next Big Step in Understanding Genetics of Schizophrenia

September 19, 2023

Led by Hyejung Won, PhD, UNC School of Medicine researchers and colleagues developed a new research model to glean a deeper understanding of the genetic variants implicated in schizophrenia, including how genes are turned on or off to affect health and disease. Full article found here.

Neuroscience Faculty Celebrate Dr. Glenn Matsushima’s Retirement

August 21, 2023

On Friday, August 18, 2023, faculty got together at The Carolina Inn’s Friday on the Front Porch event to celebrate Glenn Matsushima’s retirement. During Dr. Matsushima’s 28 years of service to the university, he was a vanguard in the field of neuroimmunology and his work in the cuprizone model of demyelination helped to shape important … Read more

UNC Addiction Medicine Researchers Collaborate to Combat Evolving Drug Supply

June 30, 2023

Researchers Dr. Robyn Jordan (UNC Psychiatry, Addiction Medicine), Dr. Zoe McElligott (UNC Psychiatry, Bowles Center for Alcohol Studies) and Dr. Nabarun Dasgupta (Gillings School of Global Public Health) partner to take on the evolving drug supply issues, recognizing that the addition of xylazine to fentanyl is likely what’s creating provider challenges with suboxone inductions. Full article … Read more