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NIH requests input for strategic plan

NIH requests input for strategic plan

All National Institutes of Health is requesting, by August 16, the input of stakeholders and the general public as they prepare their strategic plan.

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Changes to CWHR Grants Administrator personnel

The Center for Women’s Health Research would like to congratulate Jennifer Davis as she transitions to her new role as Accountant at the UNC Gene Therapy Center on August 7. The Center also welcomes Debbie Sanabria who, on August 31, will join CWHR as the Grants Administrator.

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NYT: Why Science Needs Female Mice

NYT: Why Science Needs Female Mice

When studies are done primarily with male animals, as is often the case, the usefulness of drugs for women is in doubt.

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What are the chances of getting funded?

The NIH's Deputy Director for Extramural Research demonstrates how to calculate success, award and funding rate, and provides the most recent figures for the NIH as a whole.

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June Grant Submissions

June Grant Submissions

The Center for Women's Health Research is pleased to congratulate the following principal investigators on their June grant submissions.

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Applications open for $5k support programs

The Center for Women’s Health Research is happy to announce its second year of offering three $5k for principal investigators that have had grants administered by the Center in the past five years.

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CWHR Services Review

Services at the Center for Women’s Health Research run the gamut of post-award, pre-award, core development and faculty development. That covers a lot of ground over some pretty broad categories and several of our unique services have been added or modified in the last two years. Are you familiar with our current offerings?

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NIH publishes notice on peer review integrity

NIH publishes notice on peer review integrity

Notice NOT-OD-14-073, titled "Applicant Responsibilities in Maintaining the Integrity of NIH Peer Review" was published by the National Institutes of Health on June 18 to provide guidance on appropriate and inappropriate contact between reviewers and project directors/principal investigators.

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Boggess joins collaborators on CHAP Project

Boggess joins collaborators on CHAP Project

Dr. Kim Boggess, Professor in the Division of Maternal-Fetal Medicine, is joining the Chronic Hypertension and Pregnancy (CHAP) Project sponsored by the University of Alabama at Birmingham.

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Rahangdale achieves tenure

Rahangdale achieves tenure

Congratulations to OBGYN Associate Professor and CWHR PI Dr. Lisa Rahangdale on achieving tenure.

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May Grant Submissions

May Grant Submissions

The Center for Women's Health Research is pleased to congratulate the following principal investigators on their May grant submissions.

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ORWH publishes Consideration of Sex as a Biological Variable in Biomedical Research RFI results

The National Institutes of Health's Office of Research on Women's Health (ORWH) has published the results of its September 2014 request for information titled Consideration of Sex as a Biological Variable in Biomedical Research.

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Outstanding publication earns UNC OB-GYN a 2014 Roy M. Pitkin Award

Outstanding publication earns UNC OB-GYN a 2014 Roy M. Pitkin Award

The award was presented at the 2015 American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists Annual Clinical and Scientific Meeting.

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April Grant Submissions

April Grant Submissions

The Center for Women's Health Research is pleased to congratulate the following principal investigators on their April grant submissions.

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March Grant Submissions

March Grant Submissions

The Center for Women's Health Research is pleased to congratulate the following principal investigators on their March grant submissions.

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Study finds glyburide associated with more risk of adverse events than insulin in newborns

Study finds glyburide associated with more risk of adverse events than insulin in newborns

Camelo Castillo, Boggess, Stürmer, Brookhart, Benjamin, and Jonsson-Funk co-author study linking glyburide with a higher risk for newborns to be admitted to a neonatal intensive care unit, have respiratory distress, hypoglycemia (low blood glucose), birth injury and be large for gestational age compared with infants born to women treated with insulin.

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February Grant Submissions

February Grant Submissions

The Center for Women's Health Research is pleased to congratulate the following principal investigators on their February grant submissions.

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NIH CSR:  Insider’s Guide to Peer Review for Applicants

NIH CSR: Insider’s Guide to Peer Review for Applicants

The NIH's Center for Scientific Review has crafted an outstanding article on tips for crafting a competitive peer-reviewed application.

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Jonsson-Funk promoted

Jonsson-Funk promoted

Congratulations to Dr. Michele Jonsson-Funk on her promotion to Research Associate Professor!

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