June 29

Carolina Value: Finance and Research Support Team (FiRST)

The Finance and Research Support Team provides a full range of services in research administration and finance to five departments located in the Physician’s Office Building (POB), and a range of services to an additional 12 School of Medicine Departments or Centers. In addition to providing high quality services to customers, the Team also provides a culture of support and professional development for its employees.

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Lyerly featured on WUNC's The State of Things

Lyerly featured on WUNC's The State of Things

Earlier this week, Anne Lyerly, MD, published an opinion piece in JAMA Pediatrics that urges scientists to use lessons learned during the Rubella outbreak as they work to develop a vaccine for the Zika virus, specifically as it relates to the ethics of including pregnant women in vaccine trials. She appeared on WUNC's "The State of Things" to discuss the work.

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UNC’s Department of Medicine introduces new telemetry protocol

UNC’s Department of Medicine introduces new telemetry protocol

Medicine’s telemetry protocol has been replaced by a new model aimed at improving the value of patient care achieved per unit of cost. This is the first project to be approved and implemented by the Department of Medicine’s Value Care Action Group.

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Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation: Strategic Research Agreement

The Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation (JDRF) is accepting Project Concepts to support research for single or multiple investigators working to address critical gaps and challenges and potential breakthroughs in Type 1 diabetes research. 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 amount varies. The Project Concept deadline is August 1, 2017 by 5:00pm ET.

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Mesothelioma Applied Research Foundation: Mesothelioma Research Funding

The Mesothelioma Applied Research Foundation (fka: MARF) is accepting applications to support benchwork, translational or clinical research that is not presently funded and may be conducted through any not-for-profit academic, medical or research institution. Award amount is up to $50,000 per year for up to two (2) years. The application deadline is August 5, 2017.

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Foundation for Physical Therapy: Health Services Research Pipeline Grant

The Foundation for Physical Therapy (FPT), with support from the American Physical Therapy Association, is accepting applications to support research that examines mechanisms by which patients obtain physical therapy-related health care, how much such care costs, and what outcomes are observed in these patients. Research efforts should focus on the identification of the most effective ways to organize, manage, finance, and deliver high quality physical therapy-related care while potentially reducing medical errors and improving safety for patients. Award amount up to $50,000 for one year. The application deadline is August 3, 2017 by Noon EDT.

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Foundation for Physical Therapy: Foundation Research Grant

The Foundation for Physical Therapy (FPT) is accepting applications to support research studies aimed to evaluate the effectiveness of physical therapist interventions within any discipline relevant to physical therapy by emerging investigators. Award amount up to $40,000 over 1-2 years. The application deadline is August 3, 2017 by 12:00pm EDT.

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UNC Department of Radiology: Spring/Summer Newsletter

The latest edition of the UNC Department of Radiology newsletter contains updates on recent workflow improvements developed in the department, a celebration of the department's recent rise in research rankings, and other faculty news and notes.

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New Hope Research Foundation: Research Grants

The New Hope Research Foundation is accepting applications to support pre-clinical or clinical research projects that will be beneficial in achieving the Foundation’s mission of finding a genetic cure for GM2 gangliosidosis and other lysosomal storage diseases that affect the central nervous system and providing hope to patients and their families facing these diseases. Award amount up to $40,000 for one (1) year.

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UNC Paws reaches fundraising goal

UNC PAWS is a Personal Support Dog program that provides therapeutic benefit to clients of the UNC Center for Excellence in Community Mental Health. PAWS has become a key part of the recovery process for many suffering from mental illness. The program rescues dogs from local shelters and works with a nonprofit that supervises inmates who train the dogs to become emotional support animals. Earlier this spring, PAWS announced it would need to raise $50,000 by the end of June to continue operations. As of this week, they have achieved the goal.

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Peden named interim director of UNC Institute for the Environment

Last week, David Peden, MD, was named interim director of the UNC Institute for the Environment. Read more in this feature originally published by The Institute for the Environment.

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