Jan. 24

Post-operative Delirium and Long Term Cognitive Function After Major Nonemergent Surgery

Post-operative Delirium and Long Term Cognitive Function After Major Nonemergent Surgery

Pulmonary and Critical Care Physician and Geriatrician Dr. Adrian Austin and Division of Geriatric Medicine Chief Dr. Jan Busby-Whitehead’s study on pre-operative cognitive impairment, post-operative delirium, and longterm cognitive function after nonemergent surgery is the lead article in a recently published issue of JAMA Surgery.

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Physician Assistant Studies Welcomes Class of 2020 with White Coat Ceremony

Physician Assistant Studies Welcomes Class of 2020 with White Coat Ceremony

The Physician Assistant Studies program, housed in the Department of Allied Health Sciences, welcomed its fourth cohort of students in January 2019.

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Donohue ranks in top 10 experts for COPD

Donohue ranks in top 10 experts for COPD

Expertscape has recognized Dr. James F. Donohue as a national leader in treating chronic obstructive pulmonary disease.

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Computational Medicine Pilot Grant Award Winners Announced

Computational Medicine Pilot Grant Award Winners Announced

The UNC Computational Medicine Program and the SOM Office of Research announce the winners of the first annual Computational Medicine Pilot Grant Awards.

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UNC Surgery Profile: Corey  Kalbaugh, PhD

UNC Surgery Profile: Corey Kalbaugh, PhD

In this interview, Corey Kalbaugh, PhD, an epidemiologist in the Division of Vascular Surgery at UNC, discusses why he chose to pursue science, his interest in justice and quality in health care, and his work with the UNC Department of Surgery.

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The Sweet Sound of Recovery – A Burn Patient Plays Again

The Sweet Sound of Recovery – A Burn Patient Plays Again

When Aisha Talley was burned, she thought she may never play the piano again. But after treatment at the NC Jaycee Burn Center, she is back to making music.

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MHI Seminar Series presents Yoh-suke Mukouyama, PhD

Dr. Mukouyama, a Senior Investigator in the Cell and Developmental Biology Center in the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute at the National Institute of Health, will be presenting his talk on "Macrophage Control of Neuronal and Vascular Development."

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IVB/MHI Spring Research Symposium

The symposium is a day-long event featuring two keynote addresses by leading faculty in the cardiovascular field, along with short talks presented by graduate students, post-doctoral fellows, and medical residents from the IVB training program, MHI affiliated laboratories, and guests from neighboring institutions and research organizations. All researchers who wish to present are accommodated, and student and post-doctoral speakers are selected from submitted abstracts. Individuals not chosen for oral presentations will be able to discuss their research in one of two poster sessions.

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Culp highlights global need for radiology

Culp highlights global need for radiology

As part of the UNC School of Medicine Office of International Activities' Global Forum, Melissa Culp, MEd, discussed RAD-AID International, a group formed to improve radiology in poor and developing countries. Culp is an assistant professor with the Division of Radiologic Science in the Department of Allied Health Sciences. She also serves as chief operating officer with RAD-AID, a nonprofit founded in 2008.

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Children's Research Institute Seminar Series: "22q11.2 Deletion Syndrome in Children: Beyond Schizophrenia"

The Children's Research Institute presents its February speaker, Stephen Hooper, PhD, for his talk, "22q11.2 Deletion Syndrome in Children: Beyond Schizophrenia."

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Art for Lunch: Dr. Eric Newman

During this special Art for Lunch, Dr. Eric Newman, co-curator of The Beautiful Brain at the Weisman Art Museum, will present “Drawing the Beautiful Brain: The Life, Art, and Science of Santiago Ramón y Cajal.”

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Applications open Jan. 11 for Clinical Scholars national leadership development program

Applications open Jan. 11 for Clinical Scholars national leadership development program

Up to 35 health care providers across the U.S. will be selected to participate in the three-year program to receive training and funding up to $525,000 per team to address critical health issues in their communities.

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Damon Runyon Cancer Research Foundation: Damon Runyon-Sohn Pediatric Fellowship

The Damon Runyon Cancer Research Foundation, in collaboration with the Sohn Conference Foundation, is accepting applications to fund basic scientists and clinicians who conduct research with the potential to significantly impact the prevention, diagnosis or treatment of one or more pediatric cancers. Candidates must apply for the fellowship under the guidance of a Sponsor – a scientist (tenured, tenure-track or equivalent position) capable of providing mentorship to the Fellow. Award amount up to $231,000 (majority as salary stipend). The application deadline is March 15, 2019.

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Updates from the Office of Faculty Affairs and Leadership Development

In this update from The Office of Faculty Affairs and Leadership Development, read about the UNC School of Medicine's Well-Being Index, and get the latest information regarding the Academy of Educators.

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Your Health: What It Really Means to Have OCD

Your Health: What It Really Means to Have OCD

This weekend on YOUR HEALTH®, Adam and guest co-host Dr. Jamila Battle talk with Dr. Jon Abramowitz—professor of clinical psychology and director of the Anxiety and Stress Lab at UNC and editor of the Journal of Obsessive-Compulsive and Related Disorders—about what it really means to have OCD.

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Submit a proposal for a UNC Idea Grant

New internal funding opportunity available through the Office of Research Development.

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 Researchers identify driver of a key change in metastatic breast cancer

Researchers identify driver of a key change in metastatic breast cancer

In preliminary findings presented at the 2018 San Antonio Breast Cancer Symposium, researchers led by UNC Lineberger's Charles M. Perou, PhD, and Susana Garcia-Recio, PhD, reported they found increased expression of the gene FGFR4 in metastatic breast cancer tumors.

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