The UNC Neuroscience Center is excited to announce the promotion of Dr. Hiroyuki Kato from Assistant Professor to Associate Professor! Dr. Kato obtained a Ph.D. in Neuroscience from the University Tokyo. In 2017, he started the Kato Lab, which focuses on how the brain processes sound inputs in order to detect complex patterns. For more information, … Read more
Katie Baldwin, PhD, assistant professor of cell biology and physiology in the UNC School of Medicine, received $1.5 million from the NIH to study white brain matter and its contribution to brain development, function, and debilitating diseases such as Alzheimer’s and multiple sclerosis. Full article found here.
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.
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
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