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Leah Thompson to present Psychiatry Grand Rounds on urine drug testing Sept. 2

Categories: Education

Dr. Leah Thompson will present “Interpretation of Urine Drug Testing” from 12:10 p.m. to 1:10 p.m. on Wednesday, Sept. 2, 2020. This presentation will be held via Zoom/video conferencing. Dr. Thompson is a fourth-year resident in the Psychiatry Residency Training Program. Dr. Timothy McManamon, technical director of the General Laboratory at Sanford Health, will service […]

From the Dean: On COVID testing

Categories: From the Dean

As we move into May, the COVID-19 pandemic continues, although many parts of the country now seem to be on the descending limb of at least the initial infection curve. To what extent, and how severe, recurrent waves of outbreak will occur still remains unclear. But it seems likely that recurrent episodes of infection can […]

UND, Altru Health System team up to produce COVID-19 testing medium

Categories: News

Researchers at Altru Health System and the UND School of Medicine & Health Sciences have partnered on the production of a laboratory medium useful for testing COVID-19. Marijo Roiko, Ph.D., microbiology program director in the Department of Pathology and Laboratory Services for Altru, and UND Department of Biomedical Sciences Associate Professors Catherine Brissette, Ph.D., and Matthew Nilles, […]