Dec. 21

UNC Business of Health Care Convocation

This one day event will bring together individuals from across the UNC Chapel Hill campus to discuss research collaboration opportunities in the study of the Business of Health Care.

UNC Business of Health Care Convocation - Read More…

The Sontag Foundation: Distinguished Scientist Award

The Sontag Foundation is accepting applications to provide career and research support to early career scientists who demonstrate outstanding promise for making scientific and medical breakthroughs in the field of brain cancer research. Eligible applicants must hold a doctoral degree in a discipline which can be brought to bear on brain cancer. Award amount is up to $150,000 per year for up to four years. The application deadline is March 15, 2017.

The Sontag Foundation: Distinguished Scientist Award - Read More…

Kate B. Reynolds Charitable Trust: 2017 Poor & Needy Grants

The Kate B. Reynolds Charitable Trust (KBR) is accepting applications to support projects aimed at improving the quality of life and health of Forsyth County residents. KBR is interested in projects that align with their four core issue areas – community assets, education, health care and safety net. Interested applicants from UNC are strongly encouraged to work with the University-liaison desiganted by KBR. Award amount varies. The application deadline is Feb. 14, 2017.

Kate B. Reynolds Charitable Trust: 2017 Poor & Needy Grants - Read More…

New York Stem Cell Foundation: Innovator Awards for Early Career Investigators in Translational Stem Cell Research

The New York Stem Cell Foundation is accepting applications to support early career investigators who will explore the basic biology and translational potential of stem cells. The goal of this award is to foster bold and innovative scientists with the potential to transform the field of stem cell research, and advance the understanding and use of stem cells in the development of treatments for human disease. Award amount is up to $300,000 per year for up to 5 years. The application deadline is Feb. 22, 2017.

New York Stem Cell Foundation: Innovator Awards for Early Career Investigators in Translational Stem Cell Research - Read More…

Kate B. Reynolds Charitable Trust: 2017 Health Care Division Grants

The Kate B. Reynolds Charitable Trust (KBR) is accepting proposals in four areas of the Health Care Division’s Issue Areas: Access to Primary Care, Community Centered Prevention, Diabetes, and Behavioral Health. Proposals will be limited by the 2016-17 Tier designation of the county served. Interested applicants from UNC must work with the University-liaison desiganted by KBR. Award amount varies. The application deadline is Feb. 14, 2017.

Kate B. Reynolds Charitable Trust: 2017 Health Care Division Grants - Read More…

Caregivers at Carolina: Support for Physician Scientists Program extends deadline for applications for research funding

The Caregivers at Carolina Program provides supplemental research funds for early career physician scientists who have a strong program of research and who are also facing extraordinary caregiving demands at home.

Caregivers at Carolina: Support for Physician Scientists Program extends deadline for applications for research funding - Read More…

Re-air: Precision medicine and the medicalization of the smart phone

Re-air: Precision medicine and the medicalization of the smart phone

This weekend on YOUR HEALTH®, Adam and guest co-host Bob Gwyther, MD, will have a fascinating conversation with Eric Topol, MD,cardiologist, author and director of the Scripps Translational Science Institute, about precision medicine and how it can be facilitated by, as he says, the “medicalization of the smartphone.”

Re-air: Precision medicine and the medicalization of the smart phone - Read More…

Burks featured in New York Times Magazine

Burks featured in New York Times Magazine

The Dec. 18 issue of the New York Times Magazine featured an article on efforts to engineer a less allergenic peanut. The work of Wesley Burks, MD, Executive Dean, UNC School of Medicine and Executive Director, UNC Food Allergy Initiative, was a central focus on the piece.

Burks featured in New York Times Magazine - Read More…

Town Hall meeting organized to discuss plans for Medical Education Building

The design process for the new Medical Education Building is in its very early stages. The UNC School of Medicine is hosting a town hall meeting to discuss planning efforts and gather ideas from the SOM community regarding the space. All students, faculty, and staff are welcome to attend one of three planned sessions.

Town Hall meeting organized to discuss plans for Medical Education Building - Read More…