NC TraCS is pleased to announce that the recruitment cycle is open for KL2/BIRCWH/Oncology K12 Junior Faculty Career Development Programs.
American Federation for Aging Research/Glenn Foundation for Medical Research: 2016 Breakthroughs in Gerontology Awards
AFAR and the Glen Foundation are partnering to provide support research projects that build on early discoveries int he fields of human aging and health and show translational potential. Awards are up to $200,000 over two years. The Letter of Intent deadline is Dec. 15, 2015.
This weekend on YOUR HEALTH®, Adam & Cristy will be talking with VJ Periyakoil, MD, clinical associate professor of Medicine at Stanford University. The theme of the conversation will be "Veterans and Palliative Care."
A new study led by third-year medical student Christopher Bennett is the first to describe the development of massive hemoptysis in patients with Loeys-Dietz syndrome. The finding has immediate and broad clinical implications that will be useful for both patients and providers.
Rasheeda Monroe, MD, has been appointed Campus Director for the UNC campus based at WakeMed in Raleigh. In this role, she will provide oversight and direction of UNC medical students’ educational activities and assignments while at WakeMed and the surrounding community.
Grace Baranek, PhD, with the Department of Allied Health Sciences at UNC, has received an international travel grant to conduct research and to present findings on autism spectrum disorder in Australia.
Two faculty within the Division of Infectious Diseases have received Junior Faculty Development Awards from UNC’s Committee on Faculty Research and Study Leaves. Natalie Bowman, MD, MPH, assistant professor of Medicine, and Jessica Lin, MD, assistant professor of Medicine, each received $7,500 to be used for their individual research projects in 2016.
A wide variety of research was on display this week during Student Research Day.
Dr. Brian Black, of the UC San Francisco School of Medicine Cardiovascular Research Institute, will present a seminar titled "A Novel Regulator of RNA Metabolism and Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis."