Henrik Dohlman discovered why seemingly identical cells might react differently to the drugs we use to battle diseases.
Maya Styner shows how a high-fat diet, exercise, and diabetes medications can change the insides of our bones.
UNC Marsico Lung Institute researchers overturn a controversial study and show how too many mucin proteins in mucus can worsen cystic fibrosis.
UNC microbiologists pinpoint a gene that makes RSV one of the deadliest infections a baby can get.
UNC School of Medicine’s William Valdar and James Crowley lead a quest to discover the genetic underpinnings of drug side effects.
UNC’s Patrick Giguere uncovers a single sodium ion that regulates how pain medications work in the brain, a key discovery that carries the promise of a better class of drugs.