Read on for news about awards, presentations, research grants, and Twitter updates.
Please take this 12-question survey regarding telehealth/telemedicine at UNC. A Telehealth Work Group is forming to provide guidance toward development of Telehealth at UNC. Use this survey to provide information and to get involved in UNC’s telehealth efforts.
The UNC Institute for Global Health and Infectious Diseases is pleased to announce a new funding opportunity for faculty research in global health. Four or five grants will be made this year in amounts up to $5,000 (for an individual application) or $8,000 (for a joint application). Read on for more information.
The Blood Donation Center seeks your help. Read on for more information on platelet donation.
The BRIC will soon install a highly innovative human imaging system, a hybrid magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) and positron emission tomography (PET) scanner. The new system represents a major technological breakthrough in the imaging field. The BRIC will hold a MR/PET Symposium to kick off this exciting endeavor on Nov. 10.
These photos will be used for websites, directories, news releases and publications. Photographs will be returned to faculty members and departments. There is no charge to be photographed and no appointments are necessary. Read on for dates and locations.
Edwin Kim, MD, is assistant professor of medicine in the Division of Rheumatology, Allergy, and Immunology.
The winners of the OIS Survey drawing for two $25 Visa gift cards are Nikolay Dokholyan, from Biochemistry and Biophysics, and Kimberly Marousky, from OB/GYN.
This year is the visiting scholar is Donna Thompson, RN, MS, Chief Operating Officer, Access Community Health Network (ACCESS). The Ethnic Minority Visiting Scholar Lecture Series was established at the UNC- Chapel Hill School of Nursing in 2000 to highlight research and other contributions of ethnic minority nurse scholars.
Effective Nov. 4, 2011 the Clinical Immunology Laboratory will offer human epididymis protein 4 (HE4) testing. This testing was previously referred to Mayo Medical Laboratories.
Seed Money Grant Deadline is Nov. 15. The UNC-NCSU Biomedical Engineering (BME) Rehabilitation Engineering Center (REC) and the North Carolina Translational and Clinical Sciences (NC TraCS) Institute announces a program to enhance collaboration in rehabilitation engineering between NCSU and UNC faculty.
Micro- and Nanotechnologies for Performing Biological Experimentation and Assays: Smaller, Faster, Cheaper, Better! Presented by: Mike Ramsey, PhD, Minnie N. Goldby Distinguished Professor of Chemistry.
This lecture is titled, "Enhancing the Informed Consent Process to Facilitate the Appropriate Inclusion of Perinatal Women in Research," and will be presented by Anna Brandon, PhD, ABPP, Department of Psychiatry, UNC-Chapel Hill.
Join Dr. Sue Tolleson-Rinehart for a discussion on "Practice to Policy." The TraCS Pilot Program will be offering seminars during the 2011-2012 academic year.
Attention research staff! Out with the old and in with the new...turn formerly paper-based submissions into centralized online submissions!
This work will impact traffic to this area from 7 a.m. to noon on Saturday, Nov. 5. Please be advised that pedestrian traffic will not be allowed and most auto traffic will be limited.
With challenges come opportunities. Rarely have both been in such abundance for those of us in academic medicine. On November 15, at your fall faculty meeting, Dr. Roper will address how we can and will move forward individually and as an institution, based on the feedback he has received in his many visits to your departments and divisions.