Three scientists from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill School of Medicine and the UNC Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center have received prestigious awards from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) aimed at encouraging “high risk” and innovative research.
The National Institutes of Health has named UNC Sarah Graham Kenan genetics professor and chair Terry R. Magnuson, Ph.D., to a panel that will review the acceptability for federal research funds of human embryonic stem cell lines.
Portions of the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 (ARRA) went to basic science research. Here's an example of how some of that money is being used in the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill School of Medicine.
On Friday, Sept. 25, the UNC School of Medicine will begin notifying women statewide whose Social Security numbers and other personal data may have been exposed when hackers breached the security of a database containing information recorded as part of a mammography research project.
In order to improve the quality and efficiency of the OIS Help Desk services, we are planning to move our telephone support to the ITS phone services on main campus. As of Thursday Sept. 24, all after hours calls (5 p.m. - 8 a.m. and weekends) to the OIS Help Desk number (966-1325) will be automatically directed to the ITS telephone support team.
You and your family are invited to the Public Open House of the N.C. cancer Hospital from 1 - 3 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 26. Signage will be posted directing guests to free parking adjacent to the N.C. Cancer Hospital as well as the Cardinal, Jackson and Craige parking decks located on campus.
We hope you can tune in either Sunday, Sept. 27 at 9 a.m. and 5 p.m., or Monday, Sept. 27 at 6 p.m. and 10 p.m. on WCHL 1360 AM. Dr. Browner is the Clinical Director at the Movement Disorder Center at the UNC Department of Neurology.
Dr. Bill Jenkins, an epidemiologist, will present a seminar entitled "Ethics in Participatory Research" on Wednesday, Sept. 30, 2009 from 1 - 2:15 p.m. in the Blue Cross Blue Shield auditorium in the Michael Hooker Research Center at the Gillings School of Global Public Health.
The Bullitt History of Medicine Club sponsors a collaborative series of monthly evening meetings with the Trent History of Medicine Society, alternating between UNC and Duke campuses, as well as a series of noon meetings at UNC. Both evening and noon schedules are provided below. All meetings are free and open to the public.