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Nicholas Pullen

Nicholas Pullen

Assistant Professor of Biological Sciences

School of Biological Sciences
College of Natural and Health Sciences

Contact Information

(970) 351-1843

Researches factors affecting brain cancers, specifically glioblastoma multiforme (GBM). He was awarded a National Institutes of Health-sponsored postdoctoral fellowship focused on engaging underrepresented groups in biomedical research. During this experience, he developed additional research programs exploring factors related to allergy and asthma. His lab at UNC continues work on the immune system, inflammation, allergy and cancer.


Allergy and Asthma

Epidemiology, current treatments, and investigating why some people are more prone than others.

Gliomas and Glioblastoma Multiforme (GBM)

Incidence, current treatments, and developing therapies.

Cancer Biomarkers

New ways to detect cancer earlier.


Causes and treatments.

The Immune System