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Seventh annual Host-Pathogen Symposium to be held at Gorecki Alumni Center Oct. 3-4

Categories: News, Research

The Center of Biomedical Research Excellence (COBRE) for Host-Pathogen Interactions (HPI) at the University of North Dakota (UND) will hold its seventh annual Host-Pathogen Symposium at the Gorecki Alumni Center on the UND campus Oct. 3-4. The multidisciplinary HPI research team explores how disease-causing microbes or viruses survive and thrive within “host” organisms on a molecular, […]

INBRE Undergraduate Research Symposium at SMHS Oct. 8

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. 8. 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 […]

Public research opportunity: How has COVID affected you?

Categories: Research

Researchers connected to the UND School of Medicine & Health Sciences are conducting a study that looks at how the use of primary care services has been affected by COVID-19. The researchers’ goal is to determine if there has been an impact on chronic medical conditions, symptoms, or access to health services in North Dakota […]

Hillebrand wins NCURA Julia Jacobson Distinguished Service Award

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Diane Hillebrand, UND’s assistant director of research & sponsored program development, was recently given the 2022 Julia Jacobson Distinguished Service Award by the National Council of University Research Administrators (NCURA)! The former Grants Manager at the School of Medicine & Health Sciences, only recently moved over to UND proper, meaning this award is a result […]

From the Dean: The only constant is change

Categories: From the Dean

As announced officially by Johns Hopkins University this past Wednesday and previewed by us recently, Donald Warne, M.D., M.P.H., director of the UND School of Medicine & Health Sciences (SMHS) Indians Into Medicine (INMED) program, chair of the department of Indigenous Health, and the School’s associate dean for diversity, equity and inclusion (DEI), will be […]

From the Dean: A record-setting research year

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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, […]

Call for Applications: Pilot Projects

Categories: Research

In anticipation of funding for the seventh consecutive year, the UND Host-Pathogen Interactions CoBRE invites proposals for pilot projects to support promising research that fits well within the scientific theme of the Center. We anticipate supporting ~2 new pilot projects at up to $40,000 direct costs/year/proposal for one year with anticipated start date of Sept. […]

UND and NDSU team up on SARS-CoV-2 antibody study

Categories: Research

The University of North Dakota and NDSU are teaming up on COVID-19 research! The Immunosurveillance and Experiences of COVID-19 in North Dakota project seeks to better understand the level of population immunity to COVID-19 brought on from natural infection, vaccination, or both and to understand the COVID-19 experiences of the citizens of North Dakota. We […]

Research Tips: Naming researchers in proposals

Categories: Research

Just a friendly reminder, researchers: When naming faculty and/or staff in Novelution proposals, please remember to add in subheaders under the “Personnel” section for “Key Personnel and Other Personnel.” This is important to help reduce administrative hang-ups if you end up changing non-key personnel later, after a grant has been awarded. As a note, when […]

Frank Low Research Day award winners

Categories: News, Research

Thanks, again, to each of the student, faculty, and staff participants of last week’s virtual 42nd Frank Low Research Day. 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 (Clinical and Translational Science) – Danielle L. […]

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 […]

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

Categories: Events, News

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 […]

Indigenous Trauma and Resilience Research Center to hold first annual symposium April 22

Categories: Events, Research

The Indigenous Trauma & Resilience Research Center (ITRRC) will hold its first annual symposium on April 22, 2022, from 8:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. (CST). American Indians in North Dakota and throughout the region suffer from significant health disparities, relative to the non-Native population, much of which is related to historical trauma, adverse childhood experiences, […]

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 […]