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UNC researcher Carol Otey discovered the protein palladin in 1991. Otey and Teri Brenthall of the University of Washington found palladin to be the source of a genetic mutation in pancreatic cancer. Siince this discovery, Otey and UNC pancreatic researcher H.J. Kim have found nine additional forms of palladin. They believe palladin acts as a protective barrier around tumors to resist chemotheraphy drugs.
UNC student Tripp Gobble and local musician Al Mask co-founded Vinyl Records to help students produce their own music. Six bands are selected from auditions to perform in a free concert on campus. After the show, students vote for their favorite bands and the top three win a record deal.