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UNC Researchers Awarded Prestigious Grant for Research in Autism Spectrum Disorders

February 18, 2011

Drs. Mark Zylka, Bryan Roth and Ben Philpot, recipients of Simons Award Drs. Ben Philpot, Mark Zylka, and Bryan Roth were awarded a prestigious grant from the Simons Foundation to identify drug-like compounds for the treatment of autism spectrum disorders. This includes work with an animal model of Angelman syndrome, a neurodevelopmental disorder caused by … Read more

John Allen and Tom Kash Win NARSAD Young Investigator Awards

February 4, 2011

Pictured above: Tom Kash. Below left: John Allen. Both are recipients of NARSAD Young Investigator Awards. Two members of the Pharmacology Department have won NARSAD: The Brain and Behavior Research Fund Young Investigator Awards. They are John A. Allen, Ph.D., a postdoctoral fellow with the Roth Lab, and Thomas L. Kash, Ph.D., Assistant Professor. The … Read more

Hahn Lab publishes paper in Nature Biotechnology

June 28, 2010

Sunday, June 27, 2010 — In a paper published in the journal Nature Biotechnology, UNC’s Klaus M. Hahn, PhD, describes a new technique called engineered allosteric regulation, which provides a new tool for scientists who study the interactions of proteins within living cells.

Dr. Klaus Hahn elected Fellow of AAAS

January 8, 2010

Dr. Klaus Hahn, newly elected Fellow of AAAS. Dr. Klaus Hahn, Thurman Distinguished Professor of Pharmacology, was honored by being elected to the rank of Fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS). Dr. Hahn received the honor for his distinguished contributions in the field of cell biology, particularly in the area of … Read more