Nobel Laureate, Robert Lefkowitz, MD, will deliver the keynote address at the Tobacco Road Medical Research Symposium, which is a joint effort of the UNC and Duke MD-PhD training programs.
UNC Family Medicine's October newsletter is now available. Read below to see what activities the department is involved in.
A free drop-in photography session for UNC School of Medicine faculty members will be held Thursday, Nov. 14, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. in the N.C. Women’s Hospital Conference Room 4.
Three student groups will host a panel discussion Nov. 1 on the state of graduate education in North Carolina and the nation. The university community is invited to attend.
Catarina de Albuquerque, a United Nations Special Rapporteur, will present "Implementing Human Rights to Eliminate Inequalities in Water and Sanitation" on Oct. 25.
Brian Ferslew will present "Hepatic Efflux Transporters and Bile Acid Profiling: Implications in Nonalcoholic Steatohepatitis" at the CGIBD Research Seminar on Thursday, October 24.
This weekend on YOUR HEALTH® Adam & Cristy will be talking with Allen Hamm, Founder and President of Superior LTC, about his book, "How to Plan for Long-Term Care."
Grand Rounds for Clinical Ethics will be given by Alan R. Fleischman, MD, Professor of Pediatrics and Epidemiology and Population Health at the Albert Einstein College of Medicine. The lecture is titled "An Ethical Framework for Healthcare Decisions for Critically Ill Children."
Upcoming events include Applications of Single Molecule, Real-Time (SMRT) Sequencing, Biostatistics Seminar Series, and NCRP 2nd Annual Fall Event.
The ASPIRE team is currently conducting a research study involving children (ages 1.5 - 4 years) who might have an autism spectrum disorder or developmental delay, but have not been diagnosed yet. The goal of this study is to identify a screening tool that uses gene expression patterns to help predict an autism diagnosis. There are no treatments involved in this study. Participants receive evaluations, physical exams, and parking at no cost, and will be compensated $75. Please note that all research studies involve risk to participants.
Carolina undergraduates are inventing devices to tackle real-world problems through biomedical engineering. The opportunity to study in one of the fastest-growing job fields evolved through a partnership between UNC's College of Arts and Sciences and the School of Medicine.
This award recognizes outstanding service by a member of the Voting Faculty. The award calls to remembrance President Graham's ambition "to make the campus co-extensive with the boundaries of the State," in the context of the University's modern mission to extend knowledge-based service world-wide. Nominations due Nov. 15.
The State Health Plan and NCFlex have decided to extend the benefits enrollment period due to the large number of State employees who have not yet taken action regarding their benefits.