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UNC Orthopaedics Grand Rounds: Kristy Weber, MD, FACS from University of Pennsylvania


Kristy Weber, MD, FACS November 16, 2022, at 6:30 am Hybrid Conference Pediatric Oncology Surgeon Professor in Sarcoma Care Excellence- Department of Orthopaedic Surgery- University of Pennsylvania (Penn) Vice-Chair of Faculty Affairs- Department of Orthopaedic Surgery Children’s Hospital – Philadelphia   Speaker Biography Kristy Weber, MD is the Abramson Family Professor in Sarcoma Care Excellence in … Read more


MHI Seminar Series presents John W. Elrod, Ph.D., Director, Cardiovascular Research Center, Lewis Katz School of Medicine, Temple University, Philadelphia, PA

Summary of Seminar:  Dr. Elrod’s Lab recently reported that glutaminolysis is essential for the epigenetic changes permissive to activation of the myofibroblast differentiation program and cardiac fibrosis. In fact, targeting these pathways is sufficient to reverse fibrosis in models of heart failure. These findings implicate metabolic remodeling as a critical feature of myofibroblast formation and … Read more

The Wellbeing of Young Children and Families: COVID-19 and Beyond

2022 Cairns Capstone Lecture Phil Fisher, PhD Philip H. Knight Chair Professor of Psychology University of Oregon For access:  

Carolina Engagement Week Call for Proposals


Carolina Engagement Week 2023 is coming! From February 27-March 3, Engagement Week will feature events that highlight authentic, effective and sustainable collaborations between UNC-Chapel Hill and community partners across North Carolina and skills-building workshops to share lessons learned through engaged teaching, research and service.


High-Impact Hepatology: An Update on Care of the Patient with Liver Disease

High-Impact Hepatology: An Update on Care of the Patient with Liver Disease 20th Annual Hepatology Symposium A hybrid – live in-person and virtual – conference! Course Description: The practice of clinical Hepatology remains challenging for many gastroenterologists due to rapidly changing disease management paradigms and often complex, critically-ill patients. The 20th Annual High Impact Hepatology program … Read more


AOE Teaching Bootcamp

The Academy of Educators (AOE), housed within the Office of Faculty Affairs and Leadership Development, will host its fourth Teaching Bootcamp on Monday, Dec. 5, from 1 - 5 p.m. EST via Zoom. This highly interactive afternoon, consisting of various sessions focused on foundational topics in education, such as feedback, setting expectations, and evaluation, will be … Read more

The Perry Initiative: Medical Student Outreach Program

We will be holding our MSOP event for current medical students in the Chapel Hill area. Women and nonbinary identifying individuals in first and second year of medical school who are undecided about specialty choice or those definitely interested in exploring careers in orthopaedics are encouraged to attend. In addition to lectures from local women orthopaedic surgeons, … Read more

MHI Seminar Series presents Zhong Wang, Ph.D., Associate Professor, Cardiac Surgery, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI

Summary of Seminar:  Cell fate conversion is associated with extensive epigenetic and post-translational modifications (PTMs) and architectural changes of sub-organelles and organelles; yet, how these events are interconnected remains unknown. I will discuss our identification of a phosphorylation code in 14-3-3 binding motifs (PC14-3-3) that greatly stimulates induced cardiomyocyte (iCM) formation from fibroblasts. PC14-3-3 is identified … Read more

2022 NeuroSpark Award Competition Seminar

Six teams will compete for the NeuroSpark 2022 Pilot Awards during a seminar held on Dec. 8. The purpose of these awards is to increase collaborations in the neurosciences and to incentivize faculty to generate pilot data for use in grants to the NIH and other external agencies. Teams will present in 1131 Bioinformatics. Lunch … Read more