June 1

Opening Doors Symposium 2018

The UNC School of Medicine currently has space available in the June 2018 Opening Doors Diversity Workshop. This is a three-day retreat starting June 20 that aims to deepen participants' diversity awareness and enhance their ability to create inclusive organizations. Please email Sheilah_clayton@med.unc.edu if you would like to register. Read a letter from Harvey Lineberry about the program.

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Dean's Advisory Committee Minutes

Minutes from the February meeting of the Dean's Advisory Committee are now available.

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UNC Biocuration Core teams with Genomet to support collaboration on genetics research

UNC Biocuration Core teams with Genomet to support collaboration on genetics research

In an effort to advance precision medicine, the Biocuration Core at the UNC School of Medicine is using Genomet’s innovative collaboration platform to strengthen user engagement.

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Bashford featured on UNC-TV's 'First in Future'

Robert Bashford, MD, Associate Dean for Rural Initiatives, was recently featured on UNC-TV's 'First in Future.' In the interview, Bashford discusses the ongoing work of recruiting physicians to serve in rural North Carolina.

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Joseph S. Pagano Awards Ceremony

The Pagano Award was established in 2002 to annually recognize noteworthy papers authored by postdoctoral fellows. Winners are selected through a competitive process and are honored for their authorship of articles in high-impact journals.

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Children's Research Institute Seminar Series: "Sildenafil in Premature Infants"

The Children’s Research Institute Seminar Series presents its June speaker, Matthew Laughon, MD, MPH, for his talk, "Sildenafil in Premature Infants."

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Autoimmune podcast series wins “best in category” at NCPRSA InSpire Awards

Autoimmune podcast series wins “best in category” at NCPRSA InSpire Awards

The UNC department of medicine has received an “Award of Excellence” and “Best of Category” for a Chair’s Corner podcast series.

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Improvement Grand Rounds: Partnership in Quality & Safety

Patience Leino will discuss involving patients and families in healthcare improvement.

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Dr. John Burris, President, Burroughs Wellcome Fund

Dr. John Burris, President of the Burroughs-Wellcome Fund, will present a seminar on the BWF strategic programs and funding.

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Leigh Wins American Thoracic Society Lifetime Achievement Award

Leigh Wins American Thoracic Society Lifetime Achievement Award

This year’s ATS Assembly on Pediatrics Lifetime Contributions to Pediatric Respiratory Medicine Award went to Margaret W. Leigh, MD. This award is given for achievement in teaching, clinical care, advocacy, scholarship or research over the course of an entire career.

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Pagano Award recipients to be recognized

Pagano Award recipients to be recognized

Thomas Boothby, PhD, Hui Feng, PhD, and Jenna Honeycutt, PhD, will be honored in a luncheon ceremony on Wednesday, June 6, in the Pagano Conference Room at UNC Lineberger.

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Mary Ellen Jones Construction Updates

Mary Ellen Jones Construction Updates

The latest edition of the Mary Ellen Jones construction newsletter is available. It features photos of the recent progress made inside the building.

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Your Health: A World Where Internet Service Providers Could Stymie Medical Care

Your Health: A World Where Internet Service Providers Could Stymie Medical Care

This weekend on YOUR HEALTH® Adam and guest co-host Dr. Roberto Rupcich talk with Dr. Natasha Cuk—rising chief resident of internal medicine at UCLA's David Geffen School of Medicine—about a world where internet service providers could stymie medical care.

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The Nathan A. Womack Surgical Society Research Day and Graduation Celebration

The Department of Surgery will host the Nathan A. Womack Surgical Society Research Day and Graduation Celebration on Friday, June 15, 2018. The day begins with our Research Program which brings together trainees, faculty members and alumni to highlight and celebrate the diversity of clinical and basic sciences research within the Department. Our Nathan A. Womack Distinguished Visiting Professor will be Clifford Ko, MD, MS, MSHS, FACS, FASCRS, the Director of the Division of Research and Optimal Patient Care at the American College of Surgeons (ACS) in Chicago, IL.

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UNC HIV Cure Seminar

"CD8+ T cell residency and recirculation in HIV-infected lymph nodes" presented by Michael R. Betts, Ph.D., Associate Professor, Director, CAMB-MVP Graduate Group, Department of Microbiology, Perelman School of Medicine, University of Pennsylvania

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Thrombosis & Hemostasis Seminar Series

Dr. Timothy Stalker, University of Pennsylvania Title: A Systems Perspective on the Hemostatic Response

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New patent on autism genetic test could stall scientific research

New patent on autism genetic test could stall scientific research

Jim Evans, MD, PhD, was quoted in The Scientist on the potential of a North Carolina-based company charging a licensing fee to scientists who want to sequence the gene HOMER1, which has been linked to autism.

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