Jan. 13

The Sixth Annual UNC Conference on Melanoma: A Multidisciplinary Perspective

This course is specifically designed with a multidisciplinary view of the care of the melanoma patient. Course faculty will examine common clinical issues which often confront the clinician and provide information that will help in clinical decisions.

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2011 Wachovia Tar Heel 10-miler to benefit UNC Lineberger, UNC Cancer Care

2011 Wachovia Tar Heel 10-miler to benefit UNC Lineberger, UNC Cancer Care

Calling all runners! Sign up for the 2011 Wachovia Tar Heel 10-miler that will be held this year on April 9. The event is expected to sell out – come out and run 10-miler, the Fleet Feet 4-miler, volunteer for the race or cheer on the participants as they run through some of the most scenic routes in Chapel Hill.

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Lecture: Building Virus-specific Cytotoxic lymphocytes after Human Stem Cell Transplant

This will be the final of three lectures that have made up the Janet J. Fisher Memorial Lectureship taking place this week. It will be given by Catherine Bollard, MBChB, FRACP, RCPA, Baylor College of Medicine on Friday, Jan. 14.

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Kidney Kare 5k Run/Walk

Kidney Kare 5k Run/Walk

Registration is open for the 2011 Kidney Kare 5K Run/Walk and Kids Kare half mile run. This event will take place on Saturday, March 19 in Carrboro, N.C.

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Facts about NC TraCS Pilot Grant Program - Jan. 20

NC TraCS Institute offers monthly educational sessions to provide general information about the NC TraCS Institute, and more specifically about the NC TraCS Pilot Grant Program. The next session will take place on Jan. 20 and will include brief presentations by NC TraCS Research Navigators, Regulatory and Biostatistics Core personnel.

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Krispy Kreme Challenge returns Feb. 5 — less than 1,500 registration slots left!

Krispy Kreme Challenge returns Feb. 5 — less than 1,500 registration slots left!

N.C. State's most infamous tradition, the Krispy Kreme Challenge, returns for a seventh year on Saturday, Feb. 5, to raise money for N.C. Children's Hospital. Beginning at the N.C. State Bell Tower, challengers run 2 miles to the Krispy Kreme store located on Peace Street in Raleigh and, after downing a full dozen Krispy Kreme doughnuts, must run the 2 miles back. All in one hour.

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VIDEO: Habitat for Humanity volunteers needed

VIDEO: Habitat for Humanity volunteers needed

Registration is now open to anyone interested in helping build the next UNC Health Care-sponsored Habitat for Humanity house. The home will be owned by UNC Health Care employee Danita Thomas and will be a part of the Phoenix Place subdivision.

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VIDEO: NC Children's Promise TV- Ariel/Joshua Part Three

VIDEO: NC Children's Promise TV- Ariel/Joshua Part Three

The "N.C. Children’s Promise TV" project took five N.C. Children's Hospital patients and turned them into reporters for a day during the ninth annual Children's Promise Radiothon/Telethon on Nov. 18. Joshua and Ariel sit down with Dr. Mike Steiner, medical director of the Children's Hospital's outpatient clinics, and talk about the value of giving to the N.C. Children's Promise.

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January Commuter News

Updates include: Service and Schedule Changes, Martin Luther King Day schedules, and PX route to discontinue service after Aug. 14.

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AOE Faculty Development Session: Meaningful Assessment - Improving Test Writing

Todd Zakrajsek, PhD and Kurt Gilliland, PhD will present two sessions on Wednesday, Jan. 19, 4 - 5 p.m. and Friday, Jan. 21, noon -1 p.m., on improving test writing. Please join us for one of the sessions.

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AOE Faculty Development Session: Meaningful Assessment - Improving Test Writing

Todd Zakrajsek, PhD and Kurt Gilliland, PhD will present two sessions on Wednesday, Jan. 19, 4 - 5 p.m. and Friday, Jan. 21, noon -1 p.m., on improving test writing. Please join us for one of the sessions.

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UNC Hospitals Imaging and Spine Center now open

The facility is located on the corner of NC Highway 54 and Finley Golf Course Road.

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2011 Faculty Mentoring Awards

These awards will honor faculty-to-student mentoring and faculty-to-faculty mentoring, with one award given in each category. Each recipient will receive $5,000. Nominations are due Jan. 28, 2011.

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Chailee Mann-Stadt receives 3rd Annual McLendon-Thomas Award in the History of Medicine

Her winning paper is titled, “Drs. Grace Dewey and Josephine Milligan: 19th Century Women Become 20th Century Physicians, Educators and Activists.”

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UNC researchers inch closer to unlocking potential of synthetic blood

A team of scientists has created particles that closely mirror some of the key properties of red blood cells, potentially helping pave the way for the development of synthetic blood.

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Cohen appointed to PEPFAR Scientific Advisory Board

Cohen appointed to PEPFAR Scientific Advisory Board

Myron Cohen, MD, director of the UNC Institute for Global Health & Infectious Diseases and chief of the Division of Infectious Diseases in the Department of Medicine, has been appointed to the new Scientific Advisory Board of the President’s Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR).

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