Fight the Flu with these 5 Facts

Posted: 10 19, 2015

Written by: Kathryn Pietrosimone, Ph.D Postdoctoral Research Associate Thurston Arthritis Research Center, UNC-CH         Peer edited and reviewed by  Amy Rydeen. Follow us on social media and never miss an immunology article: Facebook Twitter LinkedIn This article was co-published on the SWAC Blog, The Pipettepen.

ROI Series: The Future of Therapeutics

Posted: 09 15, 2015

Written by Deirdre Sackett Doctoral Candidate in Behavioral Neuroscience It sounds like medicine from a futuristic, sci-fi hospital: nanoparticles that deliver drug therapies and cells that can fight cancer or promote organ regeneration. However, by combining engineering and pharmaceutical research, UNC-Chapel Hill and North Carolina State University are helping to bring the future of therapeutics …read more

Mr. Turtle Gets Sick

Posted: 06 18, 2015

In 2012, I was working at the Cooperative Oxford Lab in Oxford, Maryland, when we were notified of and rescued a stranded sea turtle. Sadly, the turtle was so sick that it died. An intern performed the necropsy (an autopsy on animals) and found that the turtle’s stomach was full of plastic trash and even …read more

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