Dr. Frances Ligler: Superhero

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Summer 2017 TTSA Awards go to 4 Teams

September 26, 2017

New Phase I Translational Team Science Awards (TTSA) funded July 2017 Kristalyn Gallagher, MD (Surgery) and Xian Chen (Biochemistry & Biophysics) are Co-PIs on a project titled Proteogenomic discovery of patient-specific, phenotypic markers for early diagnosis of invasive lobular carcinoma. Timothy Gershon, MD (Neurology) and Kirk Wilhelmsen, MD (Genetics) are Co-PIs on a project titled Analyzing clonal diversity to improve risk stratification and therapy for meulloblastoma. Phase I teams awarded a Phase II grant June 2017 Rich David, MD (Ophthalmology), Matthew Hirsch, PhD (Ophthalmology), and Brian Gilger, DVM, MS received continued funding for their project Prevention of Cornea Graft Rejection … Continued

2017 Emerging Challenges in Biomedical Research Grants

September 26, 2017

The UNC School of Medicine and NC TraCS announce labs selected for $50,000 pilot grants to further Alzheimer’s Disease. Three teams received the 2017 SOM funded ECBR grants. This year’s focus was Alzheimer’s Disease. The interdisciplinary teams use a diversity of techniques and approaches to Alzheimer’s pathology and therapy. The 2017 ECBR projects are: Rich Meeker, PhD (Neurology) and Todd Cohen, PhD (Neurology) are Co-PIs leading a team of investigators on a project titled Inflammation, Aging and Alzheimer’s Disease Vulnerability. Other team members include Paul Carney, MD (Pediatric Neurology), Tom DeMarse, PhD (Neurology), Zibo Li, PhD (Radiology), Hong Yuan, PhD … Continued


September 26, 2017

Read about Vice Dean Blossom Damania and other successful women in science at UNC. The Women in Science Wednesday series features a different UNC researcher each week whose focus falls within the fields of science, technology, engineering, or mathematics. Women in Science Wednesday