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Lifetime Achievement Award

KB Brosnihan

Dr. K. Bridget Brosnihan, Professor of Surgical Sciences and Physiology and Pharmacology, and Director of the Molecular Medicine and Translational Science Graduate Program,  was awarded the Lifetime Achievement Award from the Inter American Society of Hypertension, at the biannual meeting …

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WFSM Institutional Alcohol Research Training Program


I am happy to announce both the renewal of the WFSM Institutional Alcohol Research Training Program (T32) and the funding of an additional administrative supplement to the T32.  Our Alcohol Research Training Program, now in its 21st year of funding …

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2014 SfN Traveling Scientist Program

Congratulations to Dr. Carol Milligan and the Western North Carolina Chapter of the Society for Neuroscience upon receiving a grant award for the 2014 Society for Neuroscience Distinguished Traveling Scientist Program.

The Society for Neuroscience will partly sponsor a series …

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Byron Van Nest Awarded Heiligenberg Student Travel Award

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Please join me in congratulating Byron Van Nest, a Neuroscience PhD Candidate,  for being awarded the Heiligenberg Student Travel Award to attend the International Congress of Neuroethology in Sapporo, Japan next month. Additionally, his poster abstract was selected for …

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4th NIGMS-funded Short Course on Statistical Genetics & Genomics

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Kevin Meijan Guan, a PhD candidate in the Integrative Physiology and Pharmacology program, has been accepted to participate in the 4th NIGMS-funded Short Course on Statistical Genetics & Genomics on July 7-11, 2014, which will be held in Birmingham, …

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New T32 Grant – Studies in Translational Regenerative Medicine

George Christ

Congratulations to Dr. George Christ, Professor, WF Institute for Regenerative Medicine, who was recently awarded a T32 grant entitled “Studies in Translational Regenerative Medicine”. Dr. Christ has a broad interest in muscle physiology, intercellular communication and the role of smooth …

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Dr. Victor Ortega – Publication in the The Journal of Allergy and Clinical Immunolgy

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CONGRATULATIONS to Victor Ortega, MD, fourth year Molecular Medicine and Translational Science PhD Candidate !!

Dr. Ortega just published a manuscript, “Effect of rare variants in ADRB2 on risk of severe exacerbations and symptom control during longacting ? agonist treatment …

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