News & Events
"Inhibiting Repair Mechanisms to Improve Therapy for Brain Tumors", presented by Surabhi Talele, Graduate Student and Research Assistant, Elmquist Lab
In this talk, Pilar Gerasimo will offer an eye-opening look at the true nature of our current health challenges and some practical suggestions for embracing The Way of the Healthy Deviant as a means of escaping our unhealthy culture’s deadly vortex.
This annual, full day, interactive conference provides a focused update on cardiac arrhythmia care for your patients.
Medicine is changing rapidly and the pace of change is even greater in Neurology. This conference will provide an annual update to primary care specialists who are the first contact for the patient with a neurological complaint.
"Type 2 Diabetes Sequelae and Amyloid Beta Exposure Disrupt Insulin Trafficking and Signaling in Alzheimer's Disease Brain", presented by Andrew Zhou, Graduate Student and Research Assistant, Kandimalla Lab
"Cadherin Peptide Based Modulation of Blood-Brain Barrier Permeability: A New Twist on an Old Theme for Treatment of Brain Tumors", presented by Donald Miller, PhD, Department of Pharmacology and Therapeutics, University of Manitoba
Integrated Behavioral Healthcare: Evidence Based Practices & Innovations is a one-day interactive conference which will include plenary presentations, question-and-discussion periods, and break-out sessions on a variety of relevant topics.
The Wallin Neuroscience Discovery Day is a daylong conference that highlights neuroscience research at the University of Minnesota. Dr. Huda Yahya Zoghbi, MD, from Baylor College of Medicine, will give the plenary lecture.
"Pharmacokinetics and Pharmacodynamics of Systemic Agmatine and Strategically Substituted Agmatines", presented by Ben Clements, Graduate Student, Fairbanks Lab
A new CTSI funding opportunity is available for U of M researchers to support the development of innovations that address challenges faced by family and unpaid/informal caregivers, who play a critical role in the delivery of care that is often invisible in the healthcare system.
CTSI is now accepting Letters of Intent for its three-year KL2 Scholars Career Development Program that aims to place junior investigators on the path to be competitive for NIH independent K- or R- awards, or other equivalent major peer-reviewed national research grants as a principal investigator.
CTSI has released an RFA for its Clinical and Translational Research Services (CTRS) Pilot Funding Program, which provides funding in two stages to full-time UMN faculty to prepare and implement prospective clinical pilot studies. Mandatory LOI due date: 5pm, April 1.
The Healthy Foods, Healthy Lives Institute invites proposals and letters of interest (LOI) for the University Faculty Research Grant Program, the Graduate and Professional Student Research Grant program, and the Community-University Research Team Planning Grant program.
Joanne Disch (School of Nursing) was named a Living Legend by the American Academy of Nursing. The Academy’s highest honor, the award recognizes those who have made exceptional contributions to the field throughout their careers.
The Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has awarded the National Association of School Nurses (NASN) $1.3 million three-year contract to develop school nurse-led system to conduct active national surveillance for students who are chronically absent.
Kathleen Call (School of Public Health) is leading a study to identify and characterize hotspot communities in Minnesota with high uninsurance rates.
Dori Cross (School of Public Health) found that practices with improved performance for chronic disease patients were receptive to new ideas, fostered intrinsic motivation among staff, and pursued new staff and workflow models.
The program will train the next generation of researchers to work with clinicians, administrators, and patients in health care settings
Susan Mason (School of Public Health) is delving deeper into the link between high pregnancy weight gain and early life adversity by surveying mothers in the school’s long-running Project EAT study.