Aug. 25

9th Annual UNC-Duke-Wake Forest Pediatric Anesthesiology Conference

The 9th annual UNC-Duke-Wake Forest Pediatric Anesthesiology Conference will be held Sept. 17 in Chapel Hill at the Friday Center.

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Short Notice Funding Opportunity: Leukemia & Lymphoma Society, Career Development Program

The Leukemia and Lymphoma Society is accepting eligibility applications from postdoctoral fellows as well as early career independent investigators researching blood cancer or normal blood cell biology that has relevance to blood cancer. The Society encourages basic research, technological development, and informatics pipeline development; however, all approaches must have direct blood cancer relevance. Award amounts vary depending on program. Eligibility application deadline is Sept. 1 by 3 p.m.

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Michael J. Fox Foundation for Parkinson's Research: Core Funding Programs

The Michael J. Fox Foundation is accepting pre-proposals for its three Core Funding Programs: Target Advancement, Therapeutic Development, and Outcome Measures. Award amounts vary. Pre-proposal deadline is Oct. 19.

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Damon Runyon Cancer Research Foundation: Damon Runyon Physician-Scientist Training Award

The Damon Runyon Cancer Research Foundation is accepting applications from physicians interested in pursuing research intensively (up to 80 percent effort) for up to four years, while, if they wish to maintain their clinical skills, continue to be clinically active (no more than 20 percent effort). To be eligible, applicants must have MDs only, must have completed their residencies and clinical training, and be US Specialty Board eligible prior to the award start date. The award will be over four years and award amounts vary. Application deadline is Dec. 1.

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Reminder: Policy on Political Activities by School of Medicine Employees

During this election season, please take a moment to review the University guidelines governing political activities by employees.

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Coins for Alzheimer's Research Trust: Research Grants

The Coins for Alzheimer's Research Trust is accepting Letters of Intent to fund exploratory and development AD research projects within the US. The Fund aims to support projects that may not yet be supported by extensive preliminary data but have the potential to substantially advance biomedical research. Award amount is up to $250,000. LOI deadline is Dec. 1.

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2016 NC TraCS/NC State Collaborative Pilot Grants–Informational Webinar

This webinar will outline the new NCTraCS-NC State joint pilot program and discuss large animal model opportunities available at NC State, since such models are one of the types of interdisciplinary research that this RFA is particularly targeting.

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Carey Discusses Breast Cancer Research and Care in New Chair's Corner Podcast

Carey Discusses Breast Cancer Research and Care in New Chair's Corner Podcast

Ron Falk, MD, interviews Lisa Carey, MD, in this podcast about breast cancer research and care. Carey is the Richardson and Marilyn Jacobs Preyer Distinguished Professor in Breast Cancer Research, and Chief of the Division of Hematology and Oncology at UNC. Carey is the Medical Director of the UNC Breast Center, the Physician-in-Chief of the North Carolina Cancer Hospital, and Associate Director of Clinical Research at UNC Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center.

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Judging Laura and the Aftermath of Sexual Assault

Judging Laura and the Aftermath of Sexual Assault

This week on Your Health Radio, Adam and guest co-host Carol Ripley-Moffitt welcome Peter Rizzolo, MD, author and retired professor of family medicine at UNC, and Natalie Ziemba, the crisis response coordinator of the Orange County Rape Crisis Center. The theme of the conversation is Rizzolo's new novel Judging Laura and the aftermath of sexual assault.

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UNC celebrates second consecutive record fundraising year

UNC celebrates second consecutive record fundraising year

For the second consecutive year, UNC has had its best fundraising year ever, surpassing last year's total by nearly $50 million.

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Over 16 years, Andy Johns has built a reputation as the indispensable fixer of thorny issues

Andy Johns has held many important titles at Carolina since he graduated in 1998 and went to work as a computer consultant for Administrative Information Services (AIS) in the red brick building at 440 West Franklin St. But wherever he has gone, one unofficial label has always stuck: Problem solver.

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Cardiac Cath Lab featured in Cath Lab Digest

UNC's Cardiac Catheterization Lab has been featured in Cath Lab Digest. Read about the procedures and emphasis on teamwork that helps it stand out.

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UNC researchers investigate health coverage gap for inmates

The state in which a prisoner resides impacts their access to health care, according to researchers at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.

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Tucker provides recommendations for improving patient-physician trust in China

Tucker provides recommendations for improving patient-physician trust in China

Responding to the endemic mistrust between patients and physicians in China, Joseph D. Tucker, MD, PhD, assistant professor of Medicine, and director of UNC Project-China, organized an initiative to rebuild patient-physician trust.

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PrEP Summit and NCAAN HIV/AIDS Advocacy Conference

The North Carolina AIDS Action Network is holding their annual Advocacy Conference on September 10, 2016. This year, NCATEC is kicking off the weekend by co-hosting a PrEP summit the day before.

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