Jan. 5

Nelson honored by Rheumatology Research Foundation

Nelson honored by Rheumatology Research Foundation

Amanda Nelson, MD, a rheumatologist at the UNC Thurston Arthritis Research Center, has received the “Innovative Research Award” from the Rheumatology Research Foundation. This grant will enable her to study the association between features of osteoarthritis that are observable with ultrasound compared to x-ray observations and symptoms, as well as the potential influence of factors such as age, sex, race, obesity and prior injury.

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Office of the Provost honors 22 UNC SOM faculty with Junior Faculty Development Awards

The Office of the Provost recently announced the recipients of the 2016 Junior Faculty Development Awards. These awards provide support for outstanding junior faculty members. Twenty-two members of the UNC School of Medicine faculty were among this year's award 71 recipients.

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Call for Proposals: SOM/NC TraCS Emerging Challenges in Biomedical Research (ECBR)

The School of Medicine has partnered with NC TraCS to support innovative, early stage research relevant to NIH priorities.

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The Ethics of Scientific Research

The Ethics of Scientific Research

This weekend on YOUR HEALTH® Adam & Cristy will be talking with Laura Stark, PhD, assistant professor at Vanderbilt University’s Center for Medicine, Health, and Society, and associate editor of the journal History & Theory, about the ethics of scientific research.

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Caregivers at Carolina: Support for Physician Scientists Program accepting 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.

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2017 Zollicoffer Banquet & Lecture

Please Save the Date for the 2017 Zollicoffer Banquet and Lecture! This year's Zollicoffer Banquet & SNMA Silent Auction will be held on Thursday, February 23rd at the Carolina Club. The following day, Friday, February 24th at 12:00pm the UNC School of Medicine, in conjunction with the Office of Special Programs and Dr. Michael Zollicoffer will host the 35th Annual Zollicoffer Lecture in the Old Clinic Auditorium.

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UNC Cancer Network Medical and Surgical Oncology Lecture: Acute Myeloid Leukemia: An Overview and Updates

Please join the UNC Cancer network for an online telehealth lecture with Matthew Foster, MD. Medical and Surgical Oncology lectures offer ANCC, ASRT, & CME continuing education credit (upon approval) for eligible participants.

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UNC researchers use light to launch drugs from red blood cells

UNC scientists, led by David Lawrence, Fred Eshelman Distinguished Professor, UNC Eshelman School of Pharmacy, have developed a breakthrough technique that uses light to activate a drug stored in circulating red blood cells so that it is released exactly when and where it is needed.

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Caranasos collaborates with researchers from NC State to develop synthetic cardiac stem cell

Caranasos collaborates with researchers from NC State to develop synthetic cardiac stem cell

Thomas Caranasos, MD, director, adult cardiac surgery, has collaborated with researchers from N.C. State, as well as Universities in China and Japan, to develop a synthetic cardiac stem cell.

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Peden to be featured at upcoming Data Science Roundtable

The South Big Data Hub Roundtable Series provides an open discussion forum focusing on emerging research challenges in data science and analytics, applications in verticals such as health, smart and connected cities, environment, natural hazards, energy, materials and advanced manufacturing, and cross cutting areas such as cyberinfrastructure, privacy, and security. The next roundtable will be held Jan. 11

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