May 3

Knapp named Center for Faculty Excellence's new Associate Director

Knapp named Center for Faculty Excellence's new Associate Director

Darin Knapp, PhD, joins the Center for Faculty Excellence as the new Associate Director for Faculty Development in Research.

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New research in the Journal of the American Heart Association from multidisciplinary UNC research group

New research in the Journal of the American Heart Association from multidisciplinary UNC research group

A multidisciplinary team from UNC’s Departments of Nutrition, Pharmacology, Pathology, and the McAllister Heart Institute have published new findings on genetics and metabolism in the Journal of the American Heart Association.

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Pfizer: Independent Grants for Learning & Change (IGLC), Lysosomal Storage Disorders Fellowship for Nurse Practitioners

Pfizer’s Independent Grants for Learning & Change (IGLC) is accepting applications to support institutions with Genetics fellowship programs for Nurse Practitioners that have a strong focus on clinical practice, research and education to further the understanding of lysosomal storage disorders. The Pfizer Fellowship program provides career-building opportunities for practicing clinicians and academic researchers in outcomes and patient-oriented research that is vital to improving healthcare. Award amount up to $75,000 per year for up to two (2) years. The application deadline is May 18, 2018.

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Buchbinder article analyzes debate over aid-in-dying laws

Buchbinder article analyzes debate over aid-in-dying laws

Medical aid-in-dying laws are on the rise in the U.S., but patients still face substantial barriers to access, according to an analysis by Mara Buchbinder, PhD.

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Your Health: The Gap Between What We See, Hear, Feel, Smell and Taste and Reality

Your Health: The Gap Between What We See, Hear, Feel, Smell and Taste and Reality

This weekend on Your Health, Adam and guest co-host Michael Baca-Atlas talk with Dr. Donald Hoffman, professor of cognitive science at the University of California, Irvine, about the gap between what we see, hear, feel, smell and taste and reality.

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Surgery Grand Rounds, Jeyhan Wood & Scott Elton, "Abnormal Head Shapes: Evaluation and Management of Plagiocephaly and Craniosynostosis"

Dr. Jeyhan Wood, Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery & Dr. Scott Elton, Pediatric Neurosurgery, present on how to diagnose and treat surgical and non-surgical abnormal head shapes. They will review the pathogenesis of each, the treatment of each including surgical and non-surgical options, the history of craniosynostosis and the evolution of its surgical management.

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National Ataxia Foundation: NAF Research Grants, NAF Young Investigator Award and NAF Fellowship Award RFPs

The National Ataxia Foundation (NAF) is accepting applications to three of its funding programs: the NAF Research Grants; the NAF Young Investigator Award; and, the NAF Fellowship Award. Award amounts vary for each funding program. The application deadlines vary for each program.

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Pfizer: Independent Grants for Learning & Change (IGLC) – Hemophilia PUP Registry

Pfizer’s Independent Grants for Learning & Change (IGLC) is accepting applications to support the creation of a PUP (previously untreated patient) registry to measure quality of care in this specific hemophilia patient population. The Grantee would establish and maintain this registry. Award amount up to $125,000. The application deadline is May 22, 2018.

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Multiple Myeloma Research Foundation: 2018 Research Fellow Award

The Multiple Myeloma Research Foundation is accepting applications to support researchers at the post-doctorate/medical fellow or junior faculty levels working under the supervision or guidance or a research mentor in the multiple myeloma field. The goal of this initiative is to help support young investigators to begin their studies in the field of multiple myeloma while advancing the understanding of myeloma disease biology, treatment and drug resistance. Award amount up to $75,000 for one (1) year. The application deadline is May 25, 2018 by 5:00pm EST.

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New Opportunity to Receive ABFM Performance Improvement Credit for Teaching

The UNC School of Medicine has been selected by the American Board of Family Medicine (ABFM) and the Society of Teachers of Family Medicine (STFM) to pilot a program that offers American Board of Family Medicine (ABFM) Performance Improvement Credit (MOC Part IV) for the teaching of medical students, residents, and fellows.

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