Aug. 2

Phanstiel awarded NIH “Maximizing Investigators’ Research Award” to study Chromatin

Phanstiel awarded NIH “Maximizing Investigators’ Research Award” to study Chromatin

Doug Phanstiel, PhD, a UNC Assistant Professor of Cell Biology & Physiology, and faculty member in the UNC Thurston Arthritis Research Center, has been awarded a 5-Year, $1.25 million grant for his research into how human cells regulate gene transcription during development.

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Honeycutt awarded AAAS Science & Technology Policy Fellowship

Honeycutt awarded AAAS Science & Technology Policy Fellowship

Jenna Bone Honeycutt, PhD, of the Division of Infectious Diseases, has been awarded a AAAS Science & Technology Policy Fellowship (STPF) with a placement at the Department of Energy in the National Nuclear Security Administration.

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Save the Date: Fall Alumni Weekend 2018

Please mark your calendars for the Fall Alumni Weekend, which will take place this year Oct. 12-13. Make plans to attend several events as well as the annual group outing to a UNC football game. Full details and registration are now available.

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Latest Grant Awards to SOM Faculty

Listing of recent competitive grant awards to SOM faculty.

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Your Health: "Evading Relationships that Drain You"

Your Health: "Evading Relationships that Drain You"

This weekend on YOUR HEALTH® Adam and guest co-host Dr. Jamila Battle welcome OB/GYN and author Dr. Christiane Northrup for a conversation about her new book Dodging Energy Vampires: An Empath’s Guide to Evading Relationships that Drain You and Restoring Your Health and Power.

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Physician Assistant Studies students serve rural community through remote area medical program

Physician Assistant Studies students serve rural community through remote area medical program

Sixteen Physician Assistant Studies students provided health care in rural Wise, Virginia, in late June 2018, alongside other practitioners.

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SOM Boost Funding RFA

The SOM Office of Research is inviting applications from faculty for Boost awards, which are designed to boost the chances of funding for an NIH grant (or similar) that has been reviewed favorably but needs additional revisions and preliminary data in order to be funded on resubmission.

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UNC Cancer Network RN and Allied Health Lecture– Survivorship Care Planning: Beyond Standard 3.3

Please join the UNC Cancer Network for an online telehealth lecture with Deborah K. Mayer, PhD, RN, AOCN, FAAN. Survivorship is defined as one who remains alive and continues to function during and after overcoming a serious hardship or life-threatening disease. In cancer, a person is considered to be a survivor from the time of diagnosis until the end of life. This session will review the definition and attributes of being a survivor, what we know about survivors and their needs throughout their cancer journey. Survivorship care planning implications to meet these needs will be described and discussed.

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Heisler discusses his path to podiatry and the UNC Department of Surgery

Heisler discusses his path to podiatry and the UNC Department of Surgery

As Stephen Heisler, DPM, MHSA, joins the UNC Department of Surgery as assistant professor, Division of Vascular Surgery, he discusses how he wanted to go from being a caring friend to a caring provider, building trust with his patients, and wanting to pick the brain of Bill Nye the Science Guy.

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Qian receives Transformational Project Award from American Heart Association

Qian receives Transformational Project Award from American Heart Association

Li Qian, PhD, Associate Professor of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, member of UNC McAllister Heart Institute, has received the inaugural Transformational Project Award from the American Heart Association. This award aims to “support highly innovative, high-impact projects that build on work in progress that could ultimately lead to critical discoveries or major advancements that will accelerate the field of cardiovascular and stroke research.”

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Children's Research Institute Seminar Series: "The Building Blocks of Precision Oral Health in Early Childhood"

The Children’s Research Institute Seminar Series presents its August speaker, Kimon Divaris, DDS, PhD, for his talk, "The Building Blocks of Precision Oral Health in Early Childhood."

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