2021 BYI Nicolas Pegard Received The UNC Neuro Spark Research Award
2021 BYI Nicolas Pegard, PhD received the UNC NeuroSpark Research Award. Dr. Pegard's research team was one of the four teams at The UNC School of Medicine to have won a $25,000 pilot grant.
"As part of the Forward Together Strategic Plan, The UNC School of Medicine committed $100,000 this year to fund pilot neuroscience research projects. The goal of this funding is to increase collaborations in the neurosciences and to incentivize faculty to generate pilot data for use in grants to the NIH and other external agencies. This is the second year of a five-year commitment for NeuroSpark from the school of medicine."