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Bischof to present on brain/spine abscesses, vertebral osteomyelistis at Neurology Grand Rounds on Jan. 26

Categories: Education

For the next Neurology Grand Rounds, from 12:15 to 1 p.m. on Thursday, Jan. 26, Timothy Bischof, M.D., will give a presentation entitled “Brain/Spine Abscesses/Vertebral Osteomyelistis.” The meeting will be held in person at the Brain & Spine Clinic, 2301 25th St. S. in Fargo, Conf. Rm 1 and Conf. Rm. SMCF 6A, and via Webex (Meeting […]

An ounce of prevention

Categories: News, Research

Department of Biomedical Sciences researcher Kumi Nagamoto-Combs discusses depression, diet, and dairy in the animal model. A researcher with her doctorate in neuroscience from the University of Rochester in New York, Kumi Nagamoto-Combs has been with the SMHS in a variety of capacities—neuroanatomy instructor, research associate, biomedical technology transfer officer, assistant professor—since 2005. Fresh off […]

NDBIN promoting Certified Brain Injury Specialist training online October 4-5

Categories: Education

If you are looking to expand your knowledge of brain injury and make yourself stand out from your colleagues, join us in becoming a Certified Brain Injury Specialist by attending our virtual training on October 4 and 5! The Brain Injury Association of America’s Academy of Certified Brain Injury Specialists (ACBIS) is the largest national program providing […]

Sheikh Habibullah to discuss ‘precision psychiatry’ at Psychiatry Grand Rounds on July 7

Categories: Education

Sheikh Habibullah, M.D., will present “Precision Psychiatry” from 12:10 p.m. to 1:10 p.m. on Wednesday, July 7, 2021, at UND Southeast Campus auditorium in Fargo. Dr. Habibullah is a fourth-year resident in the Psychiatry Residency Training Program. Dr. Yu-Ting Wung, an adult psychiatrist at Sanford Health, will serve as Dr. Habibullah’s discussant. Upon completion of […]

Golovko receives major NIH grant to study metabolism in the brain

Categories: News, Research

The National Institutes of Health (NIH) has awarded a $2.3 million R01 grant to Mikhail Golovko, Ph.D., associate professor in the Department of Biomedical Sciences at the UND School of Medicine & Health Sciences (SMHS). The new R01 grant, the most prestigious research award of its type the NIH provides, will allow Dr. Golovko’s team […]

Dr. Sadiah Khan presents Psychiatry Grand Rounds on TBI May 5

Categories: Education

Sadiah Khan, M.D., will present “Behavioral Sequela and Management of Traumatic Brain Injury” from 12:10 p.m. to 1:10 p.m. on Wednesday, May 5, 2021. Dr. Sadiah Khan is a third-year resident in the SMHS Psychiatry Residency Training Program. Donald Jurivich, D.O., professor and chair of the UND Department of Geriatrics, will service as Dr. Khan’s […]

Combs awarded $1.4 million grant to study the role of gut inflammation in Alzheimer’s

Categories: News, Research

Colin Combs, Ph.D., Chester Fritz Distinguished Professor and chair of the Department of Biomedical Sciences in UND’s School of Medicine & Health Sciences (SMHS), has been awarded a 4-year, $1,420,768 grant from the National Institutes of Health (NIH). The project, entitled “Communicating Intestinal Inflammation to the Brain in Alzheimer’s Disease,” focuses on improving researchers’ understanding of how the […]

Great Plains IDeA-CTR Network announces events, funding opportunity

Categories: Research

Great Plains IDeA-CTR Network has announced a pair of events and a funding opportunity open to SMHS researchers. Events: Alzheimer’s Drug Discovery Foundation’s Annual Conference The Alzheimer’s Drug Discovery Foundation’s (ADDF) Annual Conference will be held in Jersey City, N.J., on Sept. 16-17. This annual conference brings together academic and industry scientists intent on accelerating […]

NDBIN featured in National Association of State Head Injury Administrators March newsletter

Categories: News

During March, Brain Injury Awareness Month, the National Association of State Head Injury Administrators (NASHIA) is spotlighting the work of the North Dakota Brain Injury Network (NDBIN) in the NASHIA newsletter. NDBIN Program Director Rebecca Quinn and her staff provide information and support to individuals and families dealing with brain injury. They do outreach and […]