Vital Signs

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

Senior Faculty Honored with Basic Science Mentoring Awards

Senior Faculty Honored with Basic Science Mentoring Awards

The Office of Graduate Education and Office of Faculty Affairs and Leadership Development recognized 10 faculty members with Excellence in Basic Science Mentoring Awards this week.

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 Patient, doctor connect through rare cancer diagnosis

Patient, doctor connect through rare cancer diagnosis

In March of 2011, when she was 14 years old, Lily Newton was diagnosed with a rare cancer of the bone and soft tissue called Ewing sarcoma. Cancer changed Newton’s life in more ways than she could have imagined.

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UNC Autism Paper Makes Top 10 List

UNC Autism Paper Makes Top 10 List

Mark Shen, PhD, at the Carolina Institute for Developmental Disabilities, was first author on a scientific paper last November that Autism Speaks named as one of the top 10 research papers in 2018.

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Call for Submissions: Art of a Scientist competition

Call for Submissions: Art of a Scientist competition

“The Art of a Scientist” brings together the creativity of these two seemingly unrelated fields in order to explain complex scientific ideas and principles and share them with a general audience. Submission deadline is January 21.

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‘The singing patient’ hopes his music will inspire others

‘The singing patient’ hopes his music will inspire others

Decorated military veteran MG Autry says service to others is central to his life. Even when he is facing his own health challenges, he would have it no other way.

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School of Medicine IT Webex Clinics

School of Medicine IT Webex Clinics

School of Medicine IT recently launched a new Webex video conferencing service for School of Medicine faculty, staff, and students and will be hosting Webex Clinics throughout the year, beginning December 2018. Read more for available dates and locations. They will also try to answer and address any questions or specific Webex needs you may have.

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