Peadar Noone, MD, professor of medicine and medical director of the new UNC Center for Bronchiectasis Care, which recently opened in Meadowmont, is featured in the new Chair's Corner Podcast with Ron Falk, MD.
This educational activity will provide a refresher on optimal treatment of various cardiovascular diseases. New technologies and drug therapies will be discussed, and challenging cases will be reviewed.
Katherine Adams, a fourth-year medical student, was recently honored with the first-ever Pillsbury Medical Student Research Fellowship in Otolaryngology. The one-year fellowship, which comes with funding support for research, will help to support Adams’ work on multiple projects.
Join the Carolina Club for "Pasta with a Purpose," a fundraiser benefiting the UNC Center for Excellence in Community Mental Health and the Foundation of Hope.
Gordon & Betty Moore Foundation: 2016 Patient and Family Engagement Early-Career Investigator Awards
The Gordon and Betty Moore Foundation is accepting Letters of Intent for early career investigators to fund innovative, translational research into health care delivery. Award recipients will be conducting work that has the potential to demonstrate the value of patient and family engagement as well as remove roadblocks and enable accelerants in the field. Awards are up to $150,000 per year for up to three years. Submission deadline is Aug. 1.
The American Foundation for Suicide Prevention is accepting applications for five categories in their Innovation Grants portfolio: Distinguished Investigator Grants; Postdoctoral Research Fellowships; Standard Research Innovation Grants; Young Investigator Grants; and, Pilot Innovation Grants. Award amounts vary depending on each program. Applications for each program are due Nov. 15.
The Burroughs Wellcome Fund is accepting applications from physician-scientists to bridge advanced postdoctoral/fellowship training and the early years of faculty service. Proposals must be in the area of basic biomedical, disease-oriented or translational research. Award amount is up to $700,000 over five years. Application deadline is Oct. 3.
Proposals should address key outstanding questions and have the potential to lead to a change in the current paradigm or conventional wisdom and/or lead to a groundbreaking discovery. The Innovative Grant is not intended to support proposals aiming to incrementally advance existing hypotheses, ongoing areas of research or proposals with the sole goal of generating novel reagents or resources. Award is up to $110,000 for one year. Applications are due Oct. 31.
The Strategic Research Agreement is a partnership between Investigator(s) and JDRF Scientists to help address roadblocks and accelerate JDRF’s mission through support of cutting-edge scientific investigation. Award amounts vary. Project concepts are due Aug. 17.
This week on Your Health Radio, Adam and Cristy have an exciting conversation with Eve Wittenberg, PhD, Senior Research Scientist at the Center for Health Decision Science at the Harvard School of Public Health. The theme of the conversation is Family Caregivers.