Awards and Honors

The latest awards and honors for the faculty and staff at UNC Health Care and the UNC School of Medicine.

Extended Special Call: Cancer Health Disparities Pilot Grants

The Carolina Community Network to Reduce Cancer Health Disparities (CCN)encourages new investigators to apply for small-scale pilot research grants to address breast, prostate or colorectal cancer health disparities. The deadline for submission is February 6, 2009.

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Apply for Excellence Fund Seed Grants

Awards are granted in varying amounts up to $7,000 on a one-time basis; applicants must apply annually.

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CTICU receives prestigious Beacon Award

The Cardiothoracic Intensive Care Unit (CTICU) recently received the Beacon Award for Critical Care Excellence from the American Association of Critical Care Nurses.

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UNC scientists awarded grant to study causes of pediatric cancer

Andrew Olshan, Ph.D., professor and chair of the epidemiology department in the Gillings School of Global Public Health, has been awarded a grant worth nearly $2.9 million from the National Cancer Institute to study the causes of neuroblastoma.

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Daniel Kaufer and Philip Sloane receive grants to improve Alzheimer's care

Drs. Kaufer and Sloane have been awarded a $540,000, three-year grant for a project aimed at increasing the number of doctors in North Carolina with expertise in treating patients with Alzheimer’s dementia.

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UNC researchers receive a grant to study the link between cancer and venous thrombosis

Nigel Key, MD and Nigel Mackman, PhD, have received a five-year, $1,986,650 grant to study the mechanisms of venous thromboembolism in cancer.

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UNC's Pisano, Rimer elected to Institute of Medicine

Two University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill faculty members have been elected to the Institute of Medicine, considered one of the nation’s highest honors for those in the fields of health and medicine.

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Teresa Tarrant receives James W. Woods Junior Faculty Award

Tarrant will receive $3,000 that she can use to explore new ideas, new ways of teaching students, treating patients or investigating biological problems.

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UNC researcher honored by American Physiological Society

Susan J. Henning, Ph.D., professor of medicine and cellular and molecular physiology at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill School of Medicine, has been honored with an award by the American Physiological Society.

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UNC-NCSU researcher receives grant to develop molecular imaging tools

Paul Dayton, Ph.D., an associate professor of biomedical engineering in the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill School of Medicine and at North Carolina State University, has been awarded a four-year, $1.2 million grant for research aimed at developing safer, more effective tools for ultrasound molecular imaging.

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UNC Lineberger Cancer Center announces 2008 Fellows

The LCCC has named three graduate students as Lineberger Fellows for excellence in cancer research.

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Physiologist Hackney honored by Lithuanian government

Anthony C. Hackney, an exercise physiologist at UNC, is being honored by the Lithuanian government for his research and service.

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UNC eating disorders program director receives national research award

Cynthia Bulik, Ph.D., director of the UNC Eating Disorders Program, has received the 2008 Price Family Award for Research Excellence from the National Eating Disorders Association

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UNC radiation oncologist receives national honor

September 23, 2008 — Joel E. Tepper, M.D., professor of radiation oncology at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill School of Medicine, is being honored by the American Society of Therapeutic Radiology (ASTRO) as one of two recipients of the organization’s Gold Medal Award.

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UNC researcher receives EUREKA award from NIH

September 16, 2008 — Brian D. Strahl, Ph.D., associate professor of biochemistry and biophysics at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill School of Medicine, is one of 38 scientists nationally to receive the first grants in a new federal program called EUREKA (Exceptional, Unconventional Research Enabling Knowledge Acceleration).

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Call for Nominations - Nursing Recognition Awards

The awards, valued at $1,000 each, may be used over a three-year period to cover expenses associated with professional development. Nominations must be submitted by October 3.

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