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Center for Translational Biomedical Research Welcomes Dr. Qibin Zhang

The Center for Translational Biomedical Research is excited to announce the arrival of our new Co-Director, Dr. Qibin Zhang. Dr. Zhang will co-direct the Center and work to establish and expand collaborative research opportunities within the UNCG, NCRC, and with the local colleges, universities and biotech companies. Zhang’s NIH funded research programs include developing ultrasensitive […]

Spotlight on Dr. Zhanxiang Zhou

The Center for Translational Biomedical Research is happy to share the latest news article featuring Dr. Zhanxiang Zhou and his exciting research.  Please click here to see the story featured on the NC Research Campus website.  Congratulations Dr. Zhou!  http://transforming-science.com/niacin-supplementation-shown-to-reverse-fatty-liver-disease

Graduate Assistant Ph. D Student Receives RSA Student Merit Award

The Center for Translational Biomedical Research would like to congratulate Qian Sun on her recent RSA Travel Award.  This award is given out based on student merit and we are so proud that our student and center has been selected to represent UNCG at the 2014 RSA Scientific Meeting.  This award is funded by the […]

A New Manuscript Has Been Accepted and Published

Congratulations to Dr. Yunping Qiu and Dr. Zhanxiang Zhou!!!  They (and their co-authors) have recently heard the news of ANOTHER manuscript acceptance and publication!  Be on the lookout on our publications page in the coming weeks for the hyperlink that will take you to this manuscript. “A distinct metabolic signature of human colorectal cancer with prognostic […]

Grad Student News

The Center for Translational Biomedical Research congratulates our grad student, Qian Sun!  She passed her proposal defense today!  We are so proud of you!!!!

Dr Zhou’s Lab Celebrates Three New Publications

Dr. Zhanxiang  Zhou is excited to announce the following three new publications from his group. Increased plasma corticosterone contributes to the development of alcoholic fatty liver in mice. Sun X, Luo W, Tan X, Li Q, Zhao Y, Zhong W, Sun X, Brouwer C, Zhou Z. Am J Physiol Gastrointest Liver Physiol. 2013 Oct 10. […]

CTBR Retreat

The Center for Translational Biomedical Research spent lunch aboard the Catawba Queen on Lake Norman on April 29.  The retreat was Dr. Zhan Zhou’s way of rewarding the Center for the continued hard-work during a time of transition.  Additionally, the luncheon  served as a welcome for our newest addition, Dr. Wenliang Zhan.  The luncheon also […]

Elite ALF fellowship awarded to Zhong

UNCG Research congratulates Dr. Wei Zhong on winning an elite Roger L. Jenkins, M.D., Postdoctoral Research Fellowship from the American Liver Foundation (ALF). The ALF Postdoctoral Research Fellowships support M.D.s,  Ph.D.s, and M.D./Ph.D.s in their first or second year appointments as postdoctoral research fellows or trainees. ALF activities center on the prevention, treatment, and cure of liver […]