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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 […]

Department of Physical Therapy seeks participants for cancer-exercise study

Categories: Research

UND’s Department of Physical Therapy is seeking participants for a research study related to exercise following treatment for cancer. Potential participants are invited to be in this research study looking to determine the effect of physical therapy on fatigue, balance, depression, and overall quality of life for individuals with a history of cancer. The purpose […]

Balwinder Singh presents Psychiatry Grand Rounds on depression and ketamine Nov. 17

Categories: Education

Balwinder Singh, M.D., will present “Ketamine for Treatment-Resistant Depression: An Update!” from 12:10 p.m. to 1:10 p.m. on Wednesday, Nov. 17, 2021. This broadcast will be held via Zoom/video conferencing. Dr. Singh is an assistant professor of psychiatry at the Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science in Rochester, Minn., and director of the Mood […]

Jinal Desai presents Psychiatry Grand Rounds on childhood maltreatment and depression Dec. 2

Categories: Education

Jinal Desai, M.D., will present “Childhood Maltreatment and its Association with Adult Depression” from 12:10 p.m. to 1:10 p.m. on Wednesday, Dec. 2, 2020. This presentation will be broadcast via Zoom and video conferencing. Dr. Desai is a second year resident in UND’s Psychiatry Residency Training Program. UND Chester Fritz Distinguished Professor and Vice President […]

Kumi Nagamoto-Combs presents “What’s bug got to do with it?” Nov. 22

Categories: Events

The UND Department of Biomedical Sciences and the School of Medicine & Health Sciences (SMHS) Host-Pathogen Interactions CoBRE Group present their next Faculty Candidate Seminar today, Friday, Nov. 22. At 1 p.m. in SMHS Room W203, Kumi Nagamoto-Combs, Ph.D., assistant professor in the UND Department of Pathology and director of the Behavior Research Core, will present […]