Research

Henry quoted in Smithsonian magazine

Henry quoted in Smithsonian magazine

October 11, 2018 4:00 am

Keith Henry, PhD, associate professor in UND’s Department of Biomedical Sciences, was contacted recently by Smithsonian magazine for comment on an article detailing a research study which treated a strongly asocial species of octopuses with the “club drug” Ecstasy or methylenedioxymethamphetamine (MDMA). In the study, which was not conducted at UND, MDMARead More

Dean Wynne to present at UND’s Faculty Lecture Series Wednesday, Sept. 26

Dean Wynne to present at UND’s Faculty Lecture Series Wednesday, Sept. 26

September 20, 2018 11:59 pm

Next week, SMHS Dean Joshua Wynne, MD, MBA, MPH, will present a talk titled “From Throat Ache to Heartache – A Tale of Rheumatic Fever Through Time and Across Continents” as part of UND’s 2018-19 Faculty Lecture series. Left untreated, the bacteria that causes strep throat can result in rheumaticRead More

Geiger presents at invitation-only workshop organized by National Institute of Mental Health

Geiger presents at invitation-only workshop organized by National Institute of Mental Health

September 20, 2018 11:58 pm

Dr. Jonathan Geiger, Chester Fritz Distinguished Professor in the Department of Biomedical Sciences at UND’s School of Medicine & Health Sciences, presented at a by-invitation-only workshop organized by the National Institute of Mental Health. This workshop, titled “ART-Mediated Mental Health Side Effects,” was held on the National Institutes of HealthRead More

North Dakota INBRE to hold annual Research Symposium at SMHS Oct. 13-14

September 20, 2018 11:54 pm

The North Dakota IDeA Network of Biomedical Research Excellence (INBRE) will hold its annual Research Symposium at the School of Medicine & Health Sciences Oct. 13-14. The event will be begin at 8 a.m. on Saturday, Oct. 13 and conclude at noon on Sunday, Oct. 14. The Saturday morning session will be devoted to studentRead More

UND and NCURA sponsor one-day research workshop to be held Friday, Oct. 19

September 20, 2018 11:54 pm

The University of North Dakota and the National Council of University Research Administrators (NCURA) Region IV are sponsoring a one-day workshop entitled “Sponsored Programs Essentials: Pre-Award and Post-award” on Friday, October 19 at the UND Energy & Environmental Research Center, 15 N. 23rd St. in Grand Forks. The workshop, held from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., provides concepts, strategies, andRead More

Geiger awarded four-year, $2.25 million grant from the National Institutes of Health

Geiger awarded four-year, $2.25 million grant from the National Institutes of Health

September 13, 2018 2:24 pm

Jonathan Geiger, PhD, Chester Fritz Distinguished Professor in the Department of Biomedical Sciences, is on a multi-university, multiple principal investigator team that received a four-year R01 grant from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) totaling more than $2.25 million. The grant, titled “Ketogenic Diet and Adenosine: Epigenetics and Antiepileptogenesis,” marksRead More

Registration now open! NDMA/ACP combined annual meeting

Registration now open! NDMA/ACP combined annual meeting

September 7, 2018 11:15 am

The North Dakota Medical Association (NDMA) is collaborating with the North Dakota Chapter of the American College of Physicians (ACP) for a combined annual meeting on Friday, October 5, 2018, at the Bismarck Event Center. The combined effort allows both groups to share educational sessions and increase peer networking opportunities.Read More

Basson leads team in winning $20.3 million NIH grant to help health researchers address cancer in the Dakotas

Basson leads team in winning $20.3 million NIH grant to help health researchers address cancer in the Dakotas

August 31, 2018 10:31 am

A $20.3 million, five-year grant to the University of North Dakota could help counter high cancer rates in North and South Dakota. Cancer is the leading cause of death for people ages 35-64 in the Dakotas. Half of men and a third of women who die within this age rangeRead More

Request for Applications: Great Plains IDeA-CTR Superstar Competition

August 17, 2018 8:56 am

The Great Plains IDeA-CTR network is excited to announce a funding opportunity: the Great Plains IDeA-CTR Superstar Competition. The GP IDeA-CTR group is requesting a brief research pitch (2 pages maximum) to include: project title, principle investigator(s), participating institution(s), study aims, hypotheses, methods (brief overview of design, study sample, measures, budget and statisticalRead More

Biomedical Sciences and CoBRE Host-Pathogen group present Richard K. Plemper Aug. 29

Biomedical Sciences and CoBRE Host-Pathogen group present Richard K. Plemper Aug. 29

August 16, 2018 11:59 pm

On Wednesday, August 29 the Host-Pathogen CoBRE team and the SMHS Department of Biomedical Sciences will host a presentation by Richard K. Plemper, PhD, entitled “Developing Novel Therapeutics against Influenza Viruses and Respiratory Viruses Associated with Influenza-Like Disease.” A professor at Georgia State University’s Institute for Biomedical Sciences, Dr. Plemper is an experienced molecular virologist andRead More

UND Host-Pathogen Interactions CoBRE Symposium set for Sept. 25

August 16, 2018 1:59 am

The Center for Biomedical Research Excellence (CoBRE) for Host-Pathogen Interactions is inviting UND faculty, staff, and graduate and undergraduate students to attend the Annual Host-Pathogen CoBRE Symposium to be held at the UND School of Medicine and Health Sciences on Tuesday, September 25, 2018. The Symposium will bring together experts investigatingRead More

New Great Plains IDeA-CTR funding opportunity

New Great Plains IDeA-CTR funding opportunity

August 10, 2018 9:46 am

The Great Plains IDeA-CTR Network is pleased to announce an opportunity for pilot funding through an NIH/NIGMS grant for clinical and translational research. The network is requesting a Letter of Intent (maximum of two pages) for research proposals due Friday Sept. 7, 2018. For more information at on the specifics ofRead More

Save the Date: American College of Physicians poster competition

Save the Date: American College of Physicians poster competition

August 10, 2018 9:35 am

The American College of Physicians North Dakota Chapter will hold its annual meeting in Bismarck, N.D., October 3-5, 2018. The annual poster competition associated with the meeting will be held at Sanford Medical Center in Fargo on October 3, 2018, and the main NDACP meeting will be at the Bismarck EventRead More