Vital Signs

This week's collection of news and events from the School of Medicine

The Two-Photon Future

The Two-Photon Future

For the Obama BRAIN Initiative, UNC neuroscientist Spencer Smith, PhD, creates a new kind of microscope to study the brain like never before.

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Stouffer named Chief of Cardiology

Stouffer named Chief of Cardiology

George A. “Rick” Stouffer, III, MD, has been named chief of the Division of Cardiology at the UNC School of Medicine, effective Sept. 1, 2014.

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Upcoming Wireless Access Point maintenance in several SOM buildings

ITS Networking will be replacing Wireless Access Points in various School of Medicine buildings from now until Dec. 31, 2014. Signs will be posted in the affected buildings the day before the work is to be done. While work is being done in a building, wireless users in that building may experience brief outages to wireless network connectivity.

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2014 Whitehead Medical Society Faculty Awards

Each year medical students honor faculty members and residents for excellence in teaching.

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2014 Whitehead Medical Society Student Awards

Medical students vote for their classmates for a variety of awards honoring academic excellence, compassion, and commitment to ideals.

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OIS Security Bytes - Too Much Onyen!

OIS Security Bytes - Too Much Onyen!

Protect Your Onyen! At UNC, our Onyens are usually our keys to many important sets of information including our email, our time card, even possibly our computer itself as well as whatever shared network space we are authorized to access.

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UNC and Duke Team up to Fund Inter-instituational Collaborations in Translational Research

UNC and Duke Team up to Fund Inter-instituational Collaborations in Translational Research

When people think about UNC and Duke, they often think about basketball rivalries, win-loss records, and March Madness. Collaboration is probably not the first thing that comes to mind. But outside athletics, these two schools are pooling their resources to create new teams to turn basic scientific discoveries into advances in patient care.

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Variety of ConnectCarolina Training Options Available

Variety of ConnectCarolina Training Options Available

A variety of training options including classroom training, webinars, computer-based training and system demos are being offered in advance of the Oct. 1 go-live of ConnectCarolina for Finance and HR/Payroll.

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NC TraCS Events and Announcements

Announcing the NC TraCS Open House Oct. 1, and our Scientific Writing from the Reader's Perspective course Nov. 3 and 4. Other events include Orientation for New Clinical Research Personnel, NIH F31 Workshop, and UNC Children’s Heart Collaborative Fall Symposium.

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Summer 2014 Biomedical Engineering Newsletter

The Joint Department of Biomedical Engineering, a co-venture between UNC and NC State, has published its Summer 2014 Newsletter.

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Scam Alert for Carolina Copy customers

Please be aware that if you receive calls from individuals attempting to sell you toner for your copiers, you should not place an order with them or do business with them in any way.

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Ethical Dimensions of Abortion Practice in the Context of New Laws

This September Clinical Ethics Grand Rounds will be presented by Mara Buchbinder, Ph.D, Assistant Professor of Social Medicine and Adjunct Assistant Professor of Anthropology at UNC.

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The Ras Tracker

The Ras Tracker

For more than 20 years, Sharon Campbell, PhD, has been studying Ras, a protein implicated in 30 percent of all cancers. Now she’s on the hunt for alternative ways to shut the protein down.

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2014 School of Medicine Nursing Recognition Awards: Call for nominations

The UNC School of Medicine and its physicians established a program in 1990 to recognize outstanding achievement by nursing professionals. These awards serve as tangible recognition of the countless vital contributions nurses make in support of patient care, teaching, research, and public service missions of the School of Medicine. The deadline to submit nominations is Monday, Sept. 15, 2014.

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Carolina Center of Nanotechnology Excellence Pilot Grant Program 2014-15

Carolina Center of Nanotechnology Excellence Pilot Grant Program 2014-15

The C-CCNE is pleased to announce the fifth cycle of its Pilot Grant Program in Cancer Nanotechnology (Carolina CCNE Phase II, FY 2014-15) in collaboration with UNC TraCS Institute (NIH CTSA). This program is open to all faculty members at UNC-CH. Current C-CCNE PI’s can participate as collaborators in these Pilot Projects with no salary support.

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NC TraCS Events and Announcements

New RFA for Duke/UNC Collaborative Grants plus upcoming events, including Workshop: NSF Grants for Graduate Students, Orientation for New Clinical Research Personnel, Biostatistics Seminar Series, and NC TraCS Team Science Series.

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Laughlin, Prieur, Morea win 2013-2014 Department of Psychiatry Clinical Psychology Internship Awards

Sarah Laughlin, MS, won the Wallach Award for interns. Mary Beth Prieur, PhD, and Paul Morea, LCSW, are the faculty recipients of the Jody T. Konanc award.

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