April 12

National Youth Leadership Forum on Medicine requests faculty speakers

The National Youth Leadership Forum on Medicine is searching for speakers for several of their events. Each speaker will present to one group of scholars for a total of 1 hour, 40 minutes addressing the scholars and 20 minutes at the end for questions.

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Clinical trial of experimental drug targeting mutation in thyroid cancer shows clinical benefit

Clinical trial of experimental drug targeting mutation in thyroid cancer shows clinical benefit

In a clinical trial of an experimental drug to treat thyroid cancer, UNC and six other institutions report the first evidence in this tumor that targeting therapy to an oncogene documented to be present in the patient receiving therapy may be associated with clinical benefit. Neil Hayes, MD, is the UNC principal investigator and first author of the study.

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Call for Applications: Director, Program in Molecular Biology and Biotechnology

The Director will be charged with developing a new mission for the PMBB that will provide critical support for the overall research program outlined in the SOM strategic plan. The position is a supplemental administrative position for a current full-time faculty member at the Associate to full Professor level.

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American Urological Association names Wallen 2012 Teacher of the Year

American Urological Association names Wallen 2012 Teacher of the Year

Eric Wallen, MD, is Professor of Surgery/Urology, Director of Laparoscopic Surgery, and Residency Program Director.

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Seminar: Towards a New Paradigm in HCV Chronic Infection

Evolutionary biologist Rebecca Gray, PhD, MRC Research Fellow, Department of Zoology, University of Oxford, will present this guest lecture on Wednesday, April 11.

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CGIBD Thursday Research Seminar Series

Jason Mills, MD, PhD, will present "How to make a Secretory Cell from a Stem Cell and how it all goes wrong in Cancer" on Thursday, April 12.

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Lecture: A Rising Imperative - Human Rights and Global Health

Sofia Gruskin, JD, MA, is a pioneering expert on public health and human rights, teaching preventive medicine and law at the University of Southern California.

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YOUR HEALTH: Re-Airing of the Supreme Court & Your Health

This weekend on YOUR HEALTH, we're re-airing one of our most popular shows about the Supreme Court & Your Health, with special guest, Executive Editor of the New England Journal of Medicine, Dr. Gregory Curfman.

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The Sixth Annual Run for the Promise Gala

Honorary hosts Eric & Laura Montross invite you to attend the 2012 Run for the Promise Gala, benefiting N.C. Children's Hospital. The 6th Annual Run for the Promise Gala will be held on May 5, 2012 at Governors Club in Chapel Hill.

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Carolina Health Informatics Seminar Series

The speaker is Harold “Skip” Garner, PhD, Executive Director of the Virginia Bioinformatics Institute, Virginia Tech.

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Dean's Advisory Committee - Meeting Minutes

Read more for a link to the approved minutes from the February meeting.

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Bozymski to present the Annual AOA lecture

Bozymski to present the Annual AOA lecture

Eugene M. Bozymski, MD, a member of Alpha Omega Alpha national medical honor society, will present the Annual AOA lecture at The Medical College of Wisconsin in late April.

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