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Vilcek Foundation seeks researcher applications for Vilcek Prize

Categories: Research

Attention SMHS researchers: The Vilcek Foundation is currently accepting applications for the 2025 Vilcek Prizes for Creative Promise in Biomedical Science. In 2025, the Vilcek Foundation will award three prizes of $50,000 to immigrant and foreign-born research scientists living and working in the United States. To be eligible candidates must hold a Ph.D. and be […]

SMHS celebrates annual Frank Low Research Day, announces awards

Categories: News

Late last week, the UND School of Medicine & Health Sciences (SMHS) hosted its 44th annual Frank Low Research Day. Named in honor of the former SMHS anatomy professor who came to UND in the 1960s and pioneered a series of new techniques for the electron microscope, Frank Low Research Day is the culminating event of the […]

UND’s Department of Biomedical Sciences first among similar departments to receive National Institutes of Health grants

Categories: News, Research

The Department of Biomedical Sciences, housed within UND’s School of Medicine & Health Sciences (SMHS), has been listed was the No. 1 recipient of National Institutes of Health (NIH) grant dollars among comparable departments nationwide in fiscal year 2023. As noted by federal grant tracking agency, the Blue Ridge Institute for Medical Research, the biomedical sciences team at […]

From the Dean: Frank Low, Wacipi, and Dean’s Hours

Categories: From the Dean

Yesterday the SMHS held its 44th annual Frank Low Research Day. Named in honor of the former SMHS professor of anatomy who came to UND in the 1960s and pioneered a series of new techniques using the electron microscope, Frank Low Research Day is the culminating event of the academic year for many area researchers […]

Frank Low Research Day: Registration, abstract and print deadlines

Categories: Events, Research

The UND School of Medicine & Health Sciences annual research showcase, Frank Low Research Day (FLRD), will be held on Thursday, April 11, 2024. Although the event will be held in-person, an option for remote participation is also possible. Anyone planning to attend Frank Low Day either in-person or remotely must register online. Participants wanting […]

DMPTool for SMHS data management and sharing plans

Categories: Research

Are you applying for a research grant in 2024? To maximize the sharing of scientific data, best practices for research data now include a data management and sharing plan (DMP). If you’re applying for an NIH grant, the new federal Policy for Data Management and Sharing (NOT-OD-21-013: Final NIH Policy for Data Management and Sharing) […]

SMHS scholarship remains most popular among colleges on UND Scholarly Commons Repository

Categories: Library

Did you know that publications by SMHS faculty, staff, and students are the most popular college-level collection on UND’s institutional repository? For the fourth year running the School’s collected research works have beat out any other college to be the “most popular” UND-affiliated papers with readers worldwide, reaching 936,334 total downloads by Dec. 19, 2023, […]

Recording now available: UND faculty panel on AI in research

Categories: Library, Research

The recording for the UND Libraries’ faculty panel on AI, “The Impacts of AI on Academic Research and Publishing,” is available now. Panelists Dr. Melanie Nadeau (SMHS), Professor Blake Klinker (Law), and Dr. Michael Herbert (Education) shared their expertise in research within the disciplines of law, Indigenous health, and education, allowing us to examine many […]

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 […]