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From the Dean: COVID and the challenge of evidence-based science

Categories: From the Dean

A just-published article in the highly regarded journal Annals of Internal Medicine raises an important issue related to health science student education. I hesitate somewhat to bring it up because the report relates to the treatment of COVID, and we all are suffering from COVID fatigue and are tired talking (and hearing) about it. That […]

UND Libraries to host discussion on AI in research and publishing Nov. 21

Categories: Research

Join the UND Libraries team on Tuesday, Nov. 21, for a UND faculty panel on the influence of artificial intelligence (AI) on research and publishing. Generative AI introduces both challenges and opportunities for the evolution of new research methodologies and scholarly pursuits, particularly with regard to the production, dissemination, and access to information. Scholars and […]

Call for Applications: Indigenous Trauma & Resilience Research Center project grant program

Categories: Research

The Indigenous Trauma & Resilience Research Center (ITRRC) is announcing a project grant program for 2024-2026. These 2-year grants, with a potential third year, are designed to fund research addressing the impact of historical and unresolved trauma on health inequities within the American Indian (AI) and Alaska Native (AN) populations. The PI must commit 50% […]

Annual ND INBRE Undergraduate Research Symposium on Oct. 28

Categories: Research

The Annual North Dakota IDeA Network of Biomedical Research Excellence (INBRE) Undergraduate Research Symposium will be held at the UND School of Medicine & Health Sciences on Oct. 28. The event will be begin at 8 a.m. and conclude at 7 p.m. The focus of the symposium is on research conducted by undergraduate students from undergraduate […]

Dakota Health episode 2: Dr. Sandeep Singhal discusses cancer biomarkers

Categories: News

The second episode of Dakota Health, a School of Medicine & Health Sciences health and medicine podcast produced in-house at UND, is now available. In this episode, Dakota Health speaks with Dr. Sandeep Singhal, associate professor in both the School of Medicine & Health Sciences Department of Pathology and the university’s School of Electrical Engineering […]

SMHS Library Resources announces new guide to AI

Categories: Library

Feeling overwhelmed by the sheer amount of artificial intelligence (AI) news and also pressured to at least dip your toe in? Then check out the new SMHS Library Resources AI Guide. AI seems to be everywhere, and information on it is also incredibly fluid. Librarians created this guide to be a dynamic resource for the […]

Brown-Borg awarded Hevolution Foundation grant

Categories: News, Research

Congratulations to Holly Brown-Borg, Ph.D., Chester Fritz Distinguished Professor with the Department of Biomedical Sciences at the UND School of Medicine & Health Sciences, who has been awarded a five-year, $3.5 million grant from the Hevolution Foundation for a project entitled “Cellular mechanisms of frailty onset.” This project focuses on the underlying aging biology that […]

UND School of Medicine & Health Sciences announces research awards totaling more than $3 million for multiple faculty

Categories: News

As the temperatures rise across North Dakota this spring and summer and students gear up to take a break on their studies, a number of research projects at the UND School of Medicine & Health Sciences also are warming up. Several SMHS faculty have been awarded research grants in recent months, allowing researchers at the […]

Department of Physical Therapy seeks participants for research study on exercise following cancer treatment

Categories: Research

Potential participants are invited to be in a UND Department of Physical Therapy research study focused on determining the effect of physical therapy on fatigue, balance, depression, and overall quality of life for individuals with a history of cancer. The purpose of this research study is to examine how chemotherapy and/or radiation treatment affects the […]

Announcing the award winners of the 43rd Frank Low Research Day

Categories: News, Research

Another Frank Low Research Day (FLRD) is in the books! Thanks, again, to each of the student, faculty, and staff participants of last week’s 43rd FLRD. A number of poster awards have announced for projects displayed at the event. Congratulations to the following winners: Basic Sciences Graduate Students Best Poster: Danielle Germundson-Hermanson – Clinical and Translational […]

Indigenous Trauma & Resilience Research Center to host second annual symposium April 20-21

Categories: Events, Research

The Indigenous Trauma and Resilience Research Center (ITRRC) will hold its second annual symposium on April 20 and 21, 2023, online and in-person at UND’s School of Medicine and Health Sciences. Conference events will take place from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. (CST) each day. This year’s symposium is free for both in-person and online […]

Basson named dean at Northeast Ohio Medical University School of Medicine

Categories: News

Marc Basson, M.D., Ph.D., M.B.A., senior associate dean for medicine & research at the UND School of Medicine & Health Sciences (SMHS), has accepted an offer to be the next Dean of the School of Medicine at Northeast Ohio Medical University (NEOMED). “I have truly appreciated the dedication and enthusiasm of our UND administration, faculty, […]

Call for Abstracts: Frank Low Research Day to be held April 13

Categories: Events, Research

Students, faculty, and staff in the basic sciences, health sciences, and all clinical departments are encouraged to participate in the 44th Annual Frank Low Research Day (FLRD), to be held Thursday, April 13, 2023, at the SMHS in Grand Forks. This year’s FLRD will be an in-person event, but will include an option for remote participation. […]