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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. […]

UND to honor School of Medicine & Health Sciences several faculty and staff at annual Founders Day banquet

Categories: News

Several faculty and staff of the UND School of Medicine & Health Sciences (SMHS) will be recognized at UND’s 2023 Founders Day Banquet, to be held Thursday, Feb. 16, in the UND Memorial Union. Three representatives of the School will be given major teaching and research awards; one will take home an award for academic […]

Library Resources celebrates Open Access Week Oct. 25-27

Categories: Events, Library

Celebrate Open Access Week with UND librarians the last week in October! Join librarians from the Chester Fritz and School of Medicine & Health Sciences Libraries in celebrating this global movement towards equity in research access. Events include: Open Access Meet and Greet: SMHS East Atrium Oct. 25 and 27, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. […]

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 on 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

Categories: News

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 […]