Nov. 5

Cardiovascular Grand Rounds

Guest lecturer Daniel J. Lenihan, MD, Vanderbilt University, will present "Cardio-Oncology: Is this an important discipline and how should it be done?"

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Making Information about the Quality of Health Care More Transparent

What did we hope to achieve, has reality lived up to expectations, and what's coming next? Peter Lindenauer, MD Tufts University School of Medicine, Baystate Medical Center

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NC Academy of Sleep Medicine Conference

The North Carolina Academy of Sleep Medicine is holding a conference Nov. 13 and 14 at the Friday Center in Chapel Hill. The theme of this year's conference is The Rhythmicity of Sleep.

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Your Health: Resistant and Hospital-Acquired Infections with Joshua Thaden

Your Health: Resistant and Hospital-Acquired Infections with Joshua Thaden

This weekend on YOUR HEALTH®, Adam & guest co-host Bob Gwyther, MD, will be talking with Joshua Thaden, MD, fellow in the Division of Infectious Diseases at Duke Medicine. The theme of the conversation will be "Resistant and Hospital-Acquired Infections."

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Yang Family Biomedical Scholars Lectures

The School of Medicine invites you to attend this event honoring the inaugural recipients of the Yang Family Biomedical Scholars Award.

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UNC team develops first-ever disease model of a rare liver cancer

A new study led by Lola Reid, PhD, professor, Cell Biology and Physiology, and Praveen Sethupathy, PhD, assistant professor, Genetics, has established the first-ever disease model for fibrolamellar carcinoma (FLC), a highly aggressive liver cancer that is increasing in frequency worldwide. Both Reid and Sethupathy are also Lineberger members.

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Bright named to National Advisory Committee on Breast Cancer in Young Women

Bright named to National Advisory Committee on Breast Cancer in Young Women

Cedric Bright, MD, FACP, assistant dean of Admissions and Special Programs, associate professor of Medicine, was recently named to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s Advisory Committee on Breast Cancer in Young Women.

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Tar Heel Tribute

As part of Veterans Day events on campus, the University will host the second annual Tar Heel Tribute program to celebrate faculty, students and staff who have served in the United States Armed Forces. The event provides an opportunity to thank veterans within our campus community for their dedication and service.

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Real Talk with Dr. Damon Tweedy

This past spring, five second-year medical students at the University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill created White Coats Black Doctors, with a mission to “celebrate, uplift and unite black medical students and support the development of future black physicians.” On Friday, November 13, 2015, White Coats Black Doctors will host its first event, “Real Talk with Dr. Damon Tweedy.”

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Tackling a Drug Problem: An Event on Access to Medicines

An estimated 10 million people die every year because they lack access to affordable medicines. At this event, speakers will explore why this issue exists and how it affects communities worldwide. The event will also cover how university students can change this reality. Discussion will touch on human rights, university policy, intellectual property, innovation, and much more! Refreshments from Whole Foods will be served.

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Friday Morning Conference: ID Week Update

The Institute for Global Health & Infectious Diseases, Division of Infectious Diseases, and Center for AIDS Research at UNC co-sponsor a weekly conference series that features distinguished clinicians and scientists from UNC, local universities, and other national and international institutions.

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