Dec. 6

Novel immunotoxin shows promise in treating pancreatic cancer

Novel immunotoxin shows promise in treating pancreatic cancer

A study led by first-year UNC School of Medicine student Salma El-Behaedi found that a novel immunotoxin, LMB-100, could be effective in the treatment of pancreatic cancer.

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Division of Speech and Hearing Sciences Students Present Award-Winning Research at 2018 ASHA Convention

Division of Speech and Hearing Sciences Students Present Award-Winning Research at 2018 ASHA Convention

Faculty and students from the Division of Speech and Hearing Sciences presented research at the 2018 American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA) conference, held in Boston, Massachusetts in mid-November.

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Neurology Chair Search Lecture - Gwenn Garden, MD, PhD

Gwenn Garden, MD, PhD, is Professor and Vice Chair of Neurology, and Adjunct Professor of Pathology at the University of Washington, Seattle, WA.

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Faculty Collaborative Research Chat Awards

The School of Medicine Office of Research is launching a project-based mechanism to create new research collaborations between faculty members housed in different units within the School of Medicine.

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Latest Grant Awards to SOM Faculty

Check out a list of competitive grant awarded to UNC School of Medicine faculty over the last two weeks.

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Shaheen receives Craver Professor Award

Shaheen receives Craver Professor Award

Amy Shaheen, MD, MSC, professor of clinical medicine, has been honored with the Craver Medical Student Teaching Award. The Craver Medical Student Teaching Award was established by UNC School of Medicine graduate Joseph M. Craver, MD, to honor outstanding teachers in internal medicine, pediatrics, and surgery who inspire and change the lives of medical students through their teaching.

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CTSA Conversations: NIH RFA - HEAL Pain Effectiveness Research Network Clinical Trial

The CTSA Conversations series continues on December 12th. The topic for this session is NIH RFA - HEAL Pain Effectiveness Research Network Clinical Trial.

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Prevention of Chronic Post-Operative Pain in Cancer Patients – RN and Allied Health Lecture (UNC Cancer Network)

Please join the UNC Cancer Network for an online telehealth lecture with Dominika L. James, MD. The talk discusses perioperative pain management techniques that can be utilized to decrease post-operative pain as well as development of chronic postoperative pain among cancer patients.

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AOE Mentored Member Program - Application now open

Organized by the Academy of Educators, the Mentored Member Program is for faculty that have been at UNC for less than two years who demonstrate an interest in education.

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Clinical Genome Resource (ClinGen) Endorsed by FDA

Clinical Genome Resource (ClinGen) Endorsed by FDA

UNC researchers were instrumental in the FDA recognition of the ClinGen expert curated human genetic data. In a press release, the FDA announced this first formal recognition of a public database of human genetic variants and their relationship to disease.

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Meet the Students of IHQI’s Physician Leadership in Quality and Safety Scholarly Concentration

Physician Leadership in Quality and Safety Scholarly Concentration is designed for 4th year medical students with an interest in quality improvement in healthcare. Students work closely with a mentor on a quality improvement project over the course of a year and present their findings at an annual symposium.

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“Can We Talk About Race?” event to kick off The Racial Equity in Medicine Elective

Hosted by the UNC School of Medicine’s Office of Inclusive Excellence, “Can We Talk About Race?” serves as a kickoff for a medical education curricular innovation and a nuanced discussion on race at the Ackland Art Museum.

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225 years of Tar Heels: Ernest Grant

225 years of Tar Heels: Ernest Grant

In honor of the University’s 225th anniversary, UNC.edu is sharing profiles throughout the academic year of some of the many Tar Heels who have left their heelprint on the campus, their communities, the state, the nation, and the world. Ernest Grant, burn outreach coordinator at the NC Jaycee Burn Center, was featured this week.

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