Post Tagged with: "School of Medicine & Health Sciences"

UND Physician Phil Johnson (left) of Team USA takes care of Jeremy Morin during warm-up at the 2010 IIHF World U20 Championship. Johnson currently is the team doctor with the U.S. Men's Olympic Hockey Team in South Korea. His is one of 12 UND alums serving in official capacities at the Winter Games.  Image courtest of Jeff Vinnick/HHOF-IIHF Images).

Doctor is in

February 8, 2018

UND physician keeping USA Men’s Hockey healthy, among 12 alums with Olympic connections

‘Professional’ hockey of a different kind

‘Professional’ hockey of a different kind

February 1, 2018

Law and Medical Schools from UND and the University of Manitoba face off on the ice in the Fifth Annual Cross Border Classic

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Serving and learning – pro bono

January 25, 2018

UND Physical Therapy clinic gives while providing students best training in the business

Dr. Marc D. Basson, a medical researcher at the UND School of Medicine and Health Sciences, led a team that published an article, titled “Colonoscopy is associated with increased risk of appendicitis,” published in October by JAMA Surgery, the surgical offshoot of the Journal of the American Medical Association. Image courtesy of UND SMHS.

Research suggests colonoscopy link to appendicitis

January 18, 2018

Dr. Marc Basson of UND’s SMHS headed up investigation for leading surgical publication

Julia Zhao (right) and Hui Pu were among the 10 UND research teams awarded funding to hire a postdoctoral associate for a two-year period. The 10 awardees were chosen from 39 research proposals – up from the 31 submitted in the program’s first year. Jackie Lorentz photo/UND Today.

Postdocs on lock

January 12, 2018

Second round of postdoctoral seed funding highlights Grand Challenges and fostering research culture

Post-doctoral researcher Harpreet Kaur, with the help of a grant from the 2017 Alzheimer's Association Research Fellowship, seeks to establish a link between probiotic balance and the onset of Alzheimer's disease. Photo by Jackie Lorentz/UND Today.

More than a gut feeling

December 12, 2017

UND Post-doc explores possible connection between bacteria in the digestive system and Alzheimer’s disease

Chance for change

Chance for change

December 7, 2017

First generation student Anontrey Begaye aims to make an impact in his Navajo community

Alexei Tulin, a biomedical researcher at the UND School of Medicine & Health Sciences, studies what controls the normal states of organisms at the cell level in hopes of one day finding a cure for cancer.  Image courtesy of Juan Miguel Pedraza.

To ‘the next level’ of cancer research

November 30, 2017

SMHS biomedical researcher Alexei Tulin using nearly $1M U.S. Army grant to explore molecular pathways that may lead to a cure

Brian Schill (right front), assistant director of alumni and community relations at the UND School of Medicine & Health Sciences, plays a gig with his old Post Punk rock band, Straphanger, on a 20-year reunion tour this past summer. Schill just released a new book that, among other things, sets the record straight on stereotypes about the Punk scene. Image courtesy of Brian Schill.

UND staffer’s punk past inspires new book

November 7, 2017

UND Alum, School of Medicine staffer Brian Schill, taps into garage-band past, to pen new book about Punk scene

l-r; Cross-campus collaboration with research being done with Brad Rundquist (Georgraphy) Cristina Oncea and Gary Schwartz (both Papulation Health) are researching radon exposure and the incidence of Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia (CLL) in North Dakota. Radon exposure causes about half the instances of lung cancer in the U.S.   (Jackie Lorentz photo/ UND Today)

Radon on the radar

October 31, 2017

UND Geography and the School of Medicine & Health Sciences team up to study cancer-causing possibilities of hidden gas prevalent in North Dakota

Kristen Stenehjem is a second-year medical student at UND who just completed a prestigious fellowship at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center in New York City. She is among four women in her family with strong ties to the UND School of Medicine & Health Sciences. Photo by Jackie Lorentz.

A family tradition

October 3, 2017

Four Stenehjem women have strong ties to UND Medicine

Colin Combs, a UND Chester Fritz Distinguished Professor of Biomedical Sciences, had the honor of giving the first talk of the 2017-18 season. The topic was on his research efforts to understand various aspects of Alzheimer’s disease. Photo by Susan Caraher.

Faculty Lecture Series makes a bold comeback

September 28, 2017

Chester Fritz Distinguished Professor Colin Combs delivers first presentation since 2012 to full house

Matt White, a UND student majoring in rehabilitation and minoring in psychology, is a brain injury survivor. He's also an intern at the North Dakota Brain Injury Network, part of the Center of Rural Health at the UND School of Medicine & Health Sciences. Image courages of Marv Leier.

Road to recovery

September 26, 2017

UND student and brain injury survivor mixes empathy with care as Center for Rural Health intern

Colin Combs, Chester Fritz Distinguished Professor of Biomedical Sciences, and his postdoc, Harpreet Kaur. They have two lines of research going, both targeting Alzheimer's and dementia. One uses dietary interventions, the other focuses on finding a drug. Goals of both are to delay/cure the problems, one of which is neuroinflammation, or inflammation in the neurons/brain. Photo by Jackie Lorentz/UND Today.

Enhancing discovery

September 21, 2017

UND’s new postdoctoral program adds capacity in the lab in support of strategic research goals

For over 20 years, UND School of Medicine & Health Sciences Chester Fritz Distinguished Professor of Biomedical Sciences Brij Singh has been studying the role certain genes play in Sjogren's syndrome, an autoimmune disorder in which the immune systems attacks the body's own cells and tissues. Archival photo.

SMHS researcher receives first portion of $1.6M for epigenetic study

August 31, 2017

Grant funding to be used to investigate gene modifications in Sjogren’s Syndrome