Jan. 3

New York Stem Cell Foundation: Neuroscience Investigator Award

The New York Stem Cell Foundation (NYSCF) is accepting applications to support early career investigators for Innovator awards in neuroscience. Applicants are encouraged in the fundamental areas of developmental, cellular, cognitive and translational neuroscience, broadly interpreted. Award amount up to $300,000 per year for up to five (5) years. The application deadline is February 20, 2019 by 5:00pm EST.

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New York Stem Cell Foundation: Stem Cell Investigator Award

The New York Stem Cell Foundation (NYSCF) is accepting applications to support early career investigators exploring the basic biology and translational potential of stem cells. The goal of this initiative is to foster bold and innovative scientists with the potential to transform the field of stem cell research, and advance understanding and use of stem cells in the development of treatments for human disease. Award amount up to $300,000 per year for up to five (5) years. The application deadline is February 20, 2019 by 5:00pm EST.

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UNC Center for Excellence in Community Mental Health receives $2.4-million grant from the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration

UNC Center for Excellence in Community Mental Health receives $2.4-million grant from the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration

The UNC Center for Excellence in Community Mental Health has been awarded a $2.4-million grant from the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA). The project will address homelessness and provide comprehensive behavioral health care and other services for individuals living with serious mental illnesses who are experiencing or who are at risk for homelessness. Thava Mahadevan, MS, director of operations at the UNC Center for Excellence in Community Mental Health is PI for the five-year-grant.

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Surgery Grand Rounds, William A. Marston: “Development of a Comprehensive Program for the Management of Venous Disease: Past, Present and Future”

In this talk Dr. William A. Marston will review the advances that have occurred in the last 2 decades in management of diseases of the venous system, recent key landmark clinical studies and emerging therapies that have the potential to reshape the way we care for patients with venous disease in the near future.

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Registration now open for UNC Business of Health Care Convocation

This one day event will bring together individuals from across the UNC Chapel Hill campus to discuss research collaboration opportunities in the study of the business of health care.

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Qian Receives $1.8-million NIH grant to study human cardiomyocytes

Qian Receives $1.8-million NIH grant to study human cardiomyocytes

Li Qian, PhD, associate professor of pathology and laboratory medicine, associate director of UNC’s McAllister Heart Institute, has been awarded a $1.8-million research grant from the NIH starting January 1st, 2019 to understand the molecular mechanisms underlying cell fate determination of human cardiomyocytes.

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Interprofessional education builds stronger health care teams, saves lives

Meg Zomorodi, assistant provost in the newly formed Office for Interprofessional Education and Practice, was featured in an article from The University Gazette.

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Friday Morning Conference: Duke Vaccine and Trials Unit: Past, Present and Future

The Institute for Global Health & Infectious Diseases, Division of Infectious Diseases, and Center for AIDS Research at UNC co-sponsor a weekly conference series that features distinguished clinicians and scientists from UNC, local universities, and other national and international institutions.

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UNC Department of Radiology 4th Quarter 2018: Highlights

UNC Department of Radiology 4th Quarter 2018: Highlights

Take a look at some Department of Radiology 4th Quarter highlights from October – December 2018.

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Disparities in Breast Cancer: A Biology, Health Services and Solutions Story — UNC Cancer Network RN and Allied Health Lecture

Please join the UNC Cancer Network for an online telehealth lecture with Katherine Reeder-Hayes, MD, MBA, MSc, and Stephanie Wheeler, PhD, MPH. This seminar will review the epidemiology of breast cancer disparities and cost of care as a potential determinant of differentiated access to and outcomes of care. We will conclude with potential solutions and future research opportunities.

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SOM Educational Leadership Position

The UNC School of Medicine is seeking an innovative and passionate educator to join the Community Based Longitudinal Care leadership team.

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Your Health: Long-Term Patient/Provider Relationships: Renaissance or Relic?

Your Health: Long-Term Patient/Provider Relationships: Renaissance or Relic?

This weekend on YOUR HEALTH®, Adam and guest co-host Dr. Deborah Porterfield talk with Dr. Adam Cifu — internist and professor of medicine at the University of Chicago—about long-term patient/provider relationships: renaissance or relic?

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