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James Faber is a professor in the Department of Cell and Molecular Physiology. His lab is studying how risk for vascular disease depends on the number of collateral blood vessels a person has. So far, Faber’s lab has identified two genes that trigger collateral formation.
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Endeavors (NoCar LD 3941.3 A3), Vol. 27 Issue 1, Fall 2010, p30-32, il Periodical Website
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Ben Philpot, an assistant professor in the UNC Neuroscience Center, studies Angelman syndrome and its neurological symptoms. The most prominent symptom of Angelman syndrome is impaired speech. Philpot hopes to identify molecular changes that cause damage to the brain’s sensory experience.
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Endeavors (NoCar LD 3941.3 A3), Vol. 26 Issue 1, Fall 2009, p14-15, il Periodical Website
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Immunologist Jon Serody studies immune cells that cause graft-versus-host disease (GVHD). When GVHD occurs, a patient’s immune system rejects bone marrow transplants, and transplanted cells invade the organs and bore holes in tissue. Serody recently found that symptoms of GVHD depend on which tissues are attacked, and the most commonly targeted organs include the skin, gastrointestinal tract, liver, and lungs.
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Political scientist Mark Crescenzi studies conflict by examining events over time and identifying patterns that lead to confrontation. He developed the Interstate Interaction Model to predict future conflict and to better understand how to improve relations between countries.
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Endeavors (NoCar LD 3941.3 A3), Vol. 25 Issue 1, Fall 2008, p32-33, il Periodical Website
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For decades, scientists have been studying a protein associated with inflammatory pain, but made little progress until Mark Zylka discovered an enzyme called prostatic acid phosphatase. Zylka is now developing the enzyme to be used as an noninvasive medical treatment.
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Mayron Tsong is an assistant professor of piano in the Department of Music. This year she released her first solo album and played at Carnegie Hall. Her album features the works of Russian composers Rachmaninoff, Prokofiev, and Scriabin.
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Endeavors (NoCar LD 3941.3 A3), Vol. 25 Issue 2, Winter 2009, p16-17, por Periodical Website
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Researchers are studying frog communication to understand how human nervous systems have evolved. This is a growing field of science called neuroethology, a combination of neurobiology and ethology.
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