With an $8-million grant from the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, UNC Project-Malawi will reduce maternal and neonatal morbidity and mortality in Malawi by strengthening President Joyce Banda’s Maternal Health and Safe Motherhood Initiative. The effort builds on UNC’s more than two-decade commitment to research, training, and care in the nation.
The submission period is now open for the 14th annual amateur Carolina Global Photography Competition.
Bruce L. Miller, MD, Director of the UCSF Memory & Aging Center, will present, "“Advances in Frontotemporal Dementia.”
Upcoming events include Basic Bioinformatics Tools Workshop (Introduction to Galaxy), NCRP Educational Session and the 6th Annual National CTSA Community Engagement Conference. Also a call for applications for 2013 R-Writing Groups and an update from the AACP Task Force.
Jahan Mohiuddin developed a tool to determine a patient’s risk of breast cancer relapse.
Building surveys and phone installations are underway in many School of Medicine buildings. See the list below for an update as of Thursday, July 18, 2013, including building schedules and important instructions regarding phone installation.
Symantec Endpoint Protection (SEP) must be uninstalled by Thursday, August 1. If you connect to the SOM network, you may see a pop-up notification asking you to update your antivirus software. Please follow the instructions as prompted.
A free drop-in photography session will be held for all School of Medicine faculty members.
The meeting will be held October 7, 2013, at 4:30 p.m. in the 4th floor Old Clinic Auditorium.
UNC Surgeons will operate on Baby Adam, who was born with Bartsocas-Papas syndrome.