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From the Dean: A record-setting research year

Categories: From the Dean

About a quarter of our School’s total budget comes from grants and contracts, and most of the grants come from federal agencies, most commonly the National Institutes of Health. Such grants are essential to support the School’s research enterprise, and most of this research could not be done without the associated grant support. Because almost […]

Summer undergraduate research poster session to be held at SMHS on Aug. 4

Categories: Research

Students, faculty, and staff are invited to attend the Summer Undergraduate Research poster session on Thursday, Aug. 4, at the UND School of Medicine & Health Sciences (SMHS). The one-day event will be held from 9 a.m. to noon on the second floor of the UND SMHS building at 1301 North Columbia Road, Grand Forks, […]

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 […]

NIH Tribal Health Research Office Director David R. Wilson to speak at first annual ITRRC symposium today

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David R. Wilson, Ph.D., Director of the National Institutes of Health’s (NIH) Tribal Health Research Office (THRO), will serve as lead speaker for the University of North Dakota Indigenous Trauma & Resilience Research Center’s (ITRRC) first annual symposium on Friday, April 22, 2022. “American Indians in North Dakota and throughout the region suffer from significant […]

Spring 2022 issue of North Dakota Medicine magazine available

Categories: News

The Spring 2022 issue of North Dakota Medicine magazine is now available in both online and paper formats. This issue features stories on: Dr. Abram Yakoub’s NIH Director’s Transformative Research Award First-year medical student Hollie Bearce on starting a new (non)tradition Norwegian OT student Tess Pettersen’s North Dakota experience A new health equity committee in the […]

From the Dean: Growing our research enterprise

Categories: From the Dean

Most institutions of higher learning share three core values in their missions – education, discovery (that is, research, scholarship, and creative activities), and service to the community. As I’ve indicated previously, what is somewhat unique about the UND SMHS is that our purpose as a school is defined in North Dakota Century Code, the codified […]

Department of Biomedical Sciences among top three recipients of NIH grant funding for third year straight

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The results are in and the University of North Dakota (UND) Department of Biomedical Sciences is the #2 biomedical sciences department in the nation in terms of research funding from the National Institutes of Health (NIH). As noted by the Blue Ridge Institute for Medical Research (Table 4), which tabulates and ranks NIH award data annually, […]

Call for Applications: Epigenetics CoBRE Pilot Grants

Categories: Research

The UND CoBRE for Epigenomics of Development and Disease is announcing a new pilot grant program for 2022-23. The funding opportunity is a short-term pilot grant program designed to allow researchers to generate preliminary data using epigenomics platforms to increase their ability to compete for extramural awards. This is a competitive pilot grant program to […]

Yakoub awarded NIH Director’s Transformative Award for project with potential to ‘push the boundaries’ COVID-19 research

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A research team led by an assistant professor in the UND School of Medicine & Health Sciences (SMHS) Department of Biomedical Sciences, Abraam Yakoub, Pharm.D., Ph.D., has been awarded a five-year, $4.5 million award from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) for a project proposal that has the potential to “push the boundaries” of research […]

Research Tip: Frequently used facts

Categories: Research

Are you looking for instutitional facts and numbers for your grant proposal: Federal Identification Number, Congressional District, DUNS, CAGE CODE, etc.? The SMHS Grants Resources website has a frequently used facts page at: https://med.und.edu/grants-management/facts.html. If you don’t find what you are looking for, be sure to contact Diane.Hillebrand@UND.edu.

ND-INBRE team receives multiple grants from National Institutes of Health

Categories: News, Research

A team of UND School of Medicine & Health Sciences (SMHS) biomedical researchers affiliated with North Dakota’s IDeA Networks of Biomedical Research Excellence (INBRE) has received a collaboration award from the National Institute of General Medical Sciences (NIGMS) at the National Institutes of Health (NIH). Emily Biggane, Ph.D., research faculty at United Tribes Technical College (UTTC) in Bismarck, N.D., […]

Research Tips: Naming and saving files

Categories: Research

When naming NIH files to attach to a packet, please be sure to follow these guidelines (summarized below): File names need to be 50 characters or fewer (including spaces). All names in one packet need to be unique. Use any of the following characters: A-Z, a-z, 0-9, underscore, hyphen, space, and period. Use only one space […]

ND-INBRE and Indigenous Trauma and Resilience teams receive $287k NIH award for data science

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The principal investigators of the North Dakota IDeA Network of Biomedical Research Excellence (ND-INBRE) and Centers of Biomedical Research Excellence (CoBRE) for Indigenous Trauma & Resilience Research are pleased to announce that a team of North Dakota researchers has received an NIH National Institute of General Medical Sciences supplemental award of $287,000 for data science. […]

From the Dean: Two viruses, two symposia

Categories: From the Dean

This week the faculty of the School held virtual symposia organized through the auspices of two of our research capacity-expanding grants sponsored and funded by the National Institutes of Health (NIH). The first symposium was on Tuesday and centered on investigations related to host-pathogen interactions (HPI), especially by microbial pathogens. Obviously, the subject of microbial-human […]