Jan. 22

Perl Memorial Lecture and Research Day

The Department of Cell Biology and Physiology presents Perl Memorial Lecture and Research Day. This year's speaker will be Thomas Jessell, PhD, professor, Columbia University and 2009 winner of the Perl-UNC Neuroscience Prize recipient.

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Melanoma Research Foundation Grants

Melanoma Research Foundation is accepting grant applications through 5 p.m. on March 1. There are three categories of awards available: career development awards, established investigator awards and team awards.

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Bladder Cancer Advocacy Network Grant

Bladder Cancer Advocacy Network offers Young Investigator Awards. The deadline to submit applications is March 4. There will be up to two awards of $100,000 each over a two-year period.

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UNC Arrhythmias & Heart Failure 2015

This course is designed to improve management of patients with complex arrhythmias and congestive cardiac failure in general internal medicine and cardiology practices according to guidelines published by the American Heart Association, American College of Cardiology and the Heart Rhythm Society.

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UNC Colloquium on Neuromuscular Disorders

The inaugural UNC Colloquium on Neuromuscular Disorders will focus on the diagnosis, treatment and management of neuromuscular diseases. Registered attendees are encouraged to submit their most challenging or undiagnosed cases for case studies and panel discussion.

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Miller named Editor-in-Chief of journal, Sexually Transmitted Diseases

Miller named Editor-in-Chief of journal, Sexually Transmitted Diseases

The American Sexually Transmitted Diseases Association appointed Bill Miller, MD, PhD, MPH, editor of its journal. Miller is associate professor of medicine at the School of Medicine and associate professor of epidemiology at the Gillings School of Global Public Health.

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Cohen wins UNC General Alumni Association's 2015 Faculty Service Award

Cohen wins UNC General Alumni Association's 2015 Faculty Service Award

Myron Cohen, MD, is associate vice chancellor for Global Health, director of the Institute for Global Health & Infectious Diseases, chief of the Division of Infectious Diseases and the Yeargan-Bate Eminent Professor of Medicine, Microbiology and Immunology, and Epidemiology at UNC.

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Research to Revenue Workshop

During this two-day workshop, attendees will learn the practical aspects of starting a company based on University research. Space is limited to 20 participants!

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Top 10 Recommendations from a Pharmacist with Emily Hawes

Top 10 Recommendations from a Pharmacist with Emily Hawes

This weekend on YOUR HEALTH® Adam Goldstein and guest co-host Dr. Autumn Metzger from UNC Family Medicine will be talking with Emily Hawes, Clinical Assistant Professor at UNC’s Family Medicine Center. Hawes will provide her "Top 10 Recommendations from a Pharmacist."

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UNC Family Medicine December Newsletter

The December 2014 edition of The Intercom, UNC Family Medicine's monthly newsletter, is now available.

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Cervical Health Awareness Month: Film screening and panel discussion

To increase awareness of the importance of HPV screening and in honor of Cervical Health Awareness Month, the North Carolina Institute for Public Health's Practice Pathways: Focus Series is proud to present a film screening and discussion with UNC experts

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Community Service & Advocacy Day

The annual UNC School of Medicine Community Service & Advocacy Day will be held on Friday, Feb. 20. Please join us as our students showcase their outstanding contributions to community service and advocacy through poster presentations.

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35th Annual Zollicoffer-Merrimon Lecture & Banquet

Herman Taylor, MD, MPH, FACC, FAHA, director and endowed professor of Cardiovascular Research Institute (CVRI) at Morehouse School of Medicine will deliver the 35th annual Zollicoffer Lecturer on Friday, Feb. 20 as part of the annual Community Service & Advocacy Day.

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Recapping Student Research Day

Recapping Student Research Day

On Jan. 12, nearly 100 students from the School of Medicine participated in the John B. Graham Society's 47th Annual Student Research Day. The day began with poster presentations. Students lined the ground floor of UNC Hospitals from the N.C. Children’s Hospital to the N.C. Cancer Hospital, discussing their projects with curious passersby and contest judges. Later, the Landes-Merrimon Lecture was presented by Nobel laureate Peter Agre, MD, Director of the Johns Hopkins Malaria Research Institute.

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Jane Coffin Childs Memorial Fund for Medical Research

The Jane Coffin Childs Memorial Fund for Medical Research is dedicated to providing financial support to offer highly qualified scientists the opportunity to pursue research into the causes and origins of cancer. The deadline to apply for this grant opportunity is Feb. 2 at 5 p.m. The basic stipend is $50,000 for each of the three years of the grant and and additional $1,000 for each dependent child.

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National Marfan Foundation

The deadline to apply for the National Marfan Foundation Faculty Grant Program is April, 27. The $100,000 grant is co-funded with the Canadian Marfan Association.

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The John Merck Fund Developmental Disabilities Translational Research Program

The guidelines for the 2015 John Merck Fund Developmental Disabilities Translational Research Program are now available. The grant is for $250,000 per year over four years. The deadline to apply is May 18 at noon.

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CurePSP Grants Program

The CurePSP grants program offers up to $100,000 in funding for research that helps to generate an integrated picture of PSP and CBD at the molecular and cellular levels. The grant may extend up to three years. Applications are accepted on a quarterly basis, with the next deadline falling on April, 15.

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Focused Ultrasound Foundation Grant

Focused Ultrasound Foundation's External Awards Program provides funding for investigator-initiated clinical, pre-clinical, and early-stage research projects through a competitive peer-reviewed application process. One-year awards total approximately $100,000. Applications are accepted on a quarterly basis, with the next deadline falling on Feb. 1.

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NIH Public Access Policy and Biosketch Information Session

This session will cover the NIH Public Access Policy and its compliance requirements, including a hands-on tour of the bibliography management and compliance monitoring functions in My NCBI. This session will also introduce the new NIH Biographical Sketch format requirements effective for NIH and AHRQ grant applications submitted on or after May 25, 2015.

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Manoj Wunnava: Leader of change

UNC's Kenan-Flagler Business School recently featured Manoj Wunnava, MD, MBA, in its online news publication.

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Public Service Awards and Fellowships

The Carolina Center for Public Service seeks nominations for three campus-wide awards honoring individual students, faculty, staff and University units for exemplary public service and engaged scholarship. In addition, multiple fellowships are available to provide support for graduate students working on international, community-based projects.

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Institute of African American Research 2015 - 2016 Faculty Fellowship

The Institute of African American Research welcomes applications for its Faculty Fellowship Program for the academic year 2015-2016. The IAAR expects to make two awards for this program period.

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Medicine in War, 1861 - 1945: Exhibit and Lecture

Medicine in War, 1861 - 1945: Exhibit and Lecture

The Health Sciences Library is now featuring an exhibit on wartime medical practice in its first floor cases near the S. Columbia Street entrance. Guest lecturer Shauna Devine will speak on the transformation of American medicine in the U.S. Civil War on Feb. 25 at 5:30 p.m.

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Accelerate Your Research: Systematic Review Series

These stand-alone sessions are designed to enhance your knowledge of the individual parts of the systematic review process. Early career researchers, faculty, postdocs and graduate students can come to any of these sessions to learn more about refining topics, power searching, tracking references and studies, selecting and assessing studies and presenting results. Registration preferred but not required.

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