UNC NeuroSpark Research Award Winners Celebrated

January 23, 2020

Four research teams at the UNC School of Medicine won $25,000 pilot grants with the goal of increasing collaborations throughout the neurosciences, as part of a UNC NeuroSpark event. For the full article in UNC Vital Signs, please click here. 

Tom Kash, PhD, publishes in Neuron

April 26, 2019

The Neurobiology of Noshing: Why is it so easy to overeat calorie-rich tasty foods? UNC School of Medicine scientists led lab experiments suggesting a particular brain circuit motivates us to overeat, and it could be a new target for anti-obesity and binge-eating treatments CHAPEL HILL, NC – When you eat something super tasty, ever wonder … Continued

Song Lab Publishes in Neuron

July 27, 2018

UNC School of Medicine neuroscientist Juan Song, PhD, and colleagues show how specific brain cells communicate with adult neural stem cells, a discovery that could open new investigations into potential treatments for some neurological disorders and brain injuries. A small population of brain cells deep in a memory-making region of the brain controls the production … Continued