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Pharmaceutics Spring 2019 Seminar Series

"Inhibiting Repair Mechanisms to Improve Therapy for Brain Tumors", presented by Surabhi Talele, Graduate Student and Research Assistant, Elmquist Lab


Wellbeing Series: Pilar Gerasimo

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.


Cardiac Arrhythmias

This annual, full day, interactive conference provides a focused update on cardiac arrhythmia care for your patients.



Annual Updates in Neurosciences for Primary Care

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.


Pharmaceutics Spring 2019 Seminar Series

"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


Pharmaceutics Spring 2019 Seminar Series

"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 Conference

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.


Wallin Neuroscience Discovery Day

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.


Pharmaceutics Spring 2019 Seminar Series

"Pharmacokinetics and Pharmacodynamics of Systemic Agmatine and Strategically Substituted Agmatines", presented by Ben Clements, Graduate Student, Fairbanks Lab


Nail Disease Symposium

This course will cover a wide range of topics, from the basics of nail care to the presentation of complex nail diseases and pathology.

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Food Matters for Health Professionals

Co-taught by a physician and chef/culinary nutrition educator, Food Matters will cover the role of food, lifestyle, and cooking in preventative health and wellbeing.

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The Minnesota Scapula Course

Hosted in cooperation with the North American Scapula Consortium (NASCon), this conference will equip surgeons with the knowledge and surgical skills to operate on most scapula fractures they will encounter in practice.

Event details and registration information

Translational Grant

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.

Review the RFA and applications materials

Accepting LOIs for CTSI's KL2 Scholars Career Development Program

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.

Funding alert: C & T research services Pilot Funding Program

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.

Funding Opportunities for Research in Food, Agriculture, and Health

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 receives Living Legend honor

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.

CDC awards $1.3 million for big data program with School of Nursing

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.

Helping Uninsured Minnesotans Obtain Health Coverage

Kathleen Call (School of Public Health) is leading a study to identify and characterize hotspot communities in Minnesota with high uninsurance rates.

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Primary Care Strategies to Improve Health of Chronic Disease Patients

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.

SPH and Minnesota partners awarded $4 million grant to improve patient care

The program will train the next generation of researchers to work with clinicians, administrators, and patients in health care settings

Examining Mothers’ Abuse Experiences and Pregnancy Weight Gain Links

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.