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September 13, 2017

UNC named NIH Autism Center of Excellence for third time

As part of a five-year, $7.5 million award, UNC researchers led by Joseph Piven, MD, will follow up on innovative imaging studies to create interventions to help children with autism.

Autism, Awards, Collaboration, Grants, News, Research

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September 11, 2017

UNC lung researchers awarded $12.5-million NIH grant to develop new...

The National Institutes of Health has awarded four UNC experts a translational program project grant (tPPG) to develop and test therapeutics aimed at reducing the hyper-concentration of mucus often found in cystic fibrosis and asthma patients.

Asthma, Cystic Fibrosis, Grants, Innovation, News, Pulmonology

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Neurons Undergoing Cell Death

September 8, 2017

NIH grant to help UNC researchers explore microRNA as route to Alzh...

The National Institute on Aging awarded a $2.6-million, five-year grant to UNC’s Mohanish Deshmukh’s lab to explore miR-29, a key molecule that helps mature brain cells avoid death.

Alzheimer's, Grants, Mental Health, News

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Garret Stuber

November 20, 2014

UNC neuroscientist part of first class of industry research grant w...

To support the NIH BRAIN Initiative, Garret Stuber, PhD, will use a new kind of microscope to further his lab’s investigation of brain circuits related to obesity.

Grants, Neurology, Research

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Bryan Roth

October 1, 2014

UNC researchers receive $2.85-million NIH BRAIN Initiative grant

Led by Bryan L. Roth, MD, PhD, three UNC labs will develop the next generation neuroscience tool-kit to accelerate novel treatments for neuropsychiatric and a host of other diseases.

Grants, Neurology

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Spencer Smith

August 18, 2014

UNC neuroscientist earns NSF grant to build a better way to explore...

Spencer Smith, PhD, received one of 36 NSF grants to create better technologies to advance our knowledge of how the brain works in normal circumstances and in disease states.

Grants, Innovation, Neurology

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Ashalla Freeman

May 27, 2014

New grant helps foster diversity at UNC School of Medicine

The IMSD program attracts underrepresented students in the biomedical sciences

Grants, Social Justice

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Robert Tarran

September 19, 2013

UNC partners with FDA, NIH to create Tobacco Centers of Regulatory ...

Research from new programs to inform potential tobacco regulatory activities

Collaboration, Grants, Research

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August 8, 2013

NIH awards $4 million grant to UNC and Egan for lung transplant res...

This three-year grant from the National Institutes of Health will fund a clinical trial to study assessment and transplantation of lungs from victims of sudden death.

Grants, Innovation, Research, Transplants

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Joanne Jordan

August 8, 2013

$5.6 million NIH grant funds new UNC osteoarthritis research center

Arthritis affects 50 million people in the United States, with more than 27 million of those suffering the disabling pain of OA, a form of arthritis that causes joint swelling and degeneration.

Arthritis, Grants, Research

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Ralph S. Baric

September 7, 2012

Baric and Heise receive $21.4M from NIAID to study life-threatening...

Scientists at UNC’s schools of public health and medicine will lead a five-year, $21.4 million research study that could result in more effective treatments for life-threatening virus infections of the lung and central nervous system.

Awards, Grants, Research, Studies, Treatment

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