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Yuhang Jiang, Ph.D., a graduate of the Pharmaceutical Sciences program at the University of North Carolina – Chapel Hill, received the prestigious Horizon Award for his research in preventing brain injury to stroke patients. To briefly summarize, Dr. Jiang’s team created a biodegradable solution he entitled, a cage, which circulates SOD1 within the blood stream.

Alexander Kabnaov, Ph.D., Dr.Sci. dissertation adviser to Dr. Jiang, commented on this momentous career changing event:

“The advance of pharmaceutical science and translational medicine needs more talented and hard-working young scientists like Yuhang. He has a passionate dedication to providing an affordable medical solution for reperfusion injury in North Carolina stroke patients.”

To learn more about his Dr. Jiang’s award and his research, you can learn more through UNC’s Graduate School News webpage.

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