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Category: Research

Action shot of boy tossing autumn leaves up into the air.

January 4, 2018

UNC Autism Research Earns High National Honors

UNC is advancing the field of autism research, one top honor at a time.

Autism, Awards, Research

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Image of a young man holding a glass of alcohol.

November 30, 2017

UNC’s Bowles Alcohol Research Center Can Keep Doing Good Work

UNC's Bowles Alcohol Research center is helping us understand alcohol's effects on the brain, with lots of help from the NIH.

Addiction, Alcohol Abuse, News, Research

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November 13, 2017

Is There a Connection Between Pesticides and Autism?

Chemicals sprayed on our food shown to cause altered gene expression in mouse brains

Autism, Research

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Brain Cell Organization

September 19, 2017

Faulty Cell Signaling Derails Cerebral Cortex Development, Could It...

UNC School of Medicine researchers pinpoint signaling problems in the progenitor cells crucial for proper neuron generation and organization.

Autism, Collaboration, News, Research

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The beautiful old well at UNC-Chapel Hill

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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