February Grant Submissions

March 3, 2017

The Center for Women’s Health Research is pleased to congratulate or investigators on their February grant submission. Administrative Supplement: Medical Optimization and Management of Pregnancies with Overt Type 2 Diabetes (MOMPOD) Kim Boggess, MD; Division of Maternal-Fetal Medicine Administrative Supplement Sponsor: NIH/ORWH Submitted: Feb 08, 2017 Euglycemia after antenatal late preterm steroids, the E-ALPS study … Continued

Biostatistical support at UNC: Tips, resources and more

February 15, 2017

A how-to guide for determining when to contact a biostatiscian, how to most effectively utilize their expertise, and where to find services on campus. One of the many advantages of working at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill is the wealth of biostatistical support services available. However, choosing which service to utilize, and … Continued

January Grant Submissions

February 2, 2017

The Center for Women’s Health Research is pleased to congratulate or investigators on their January grant submission. A Randomized Controlled Trial of Pravastatin for the Prevention of Preeclampsia in High Risk Women John Thorp, Jr., MD; Division of Women’s Primary Healthcare U24 Subcontract to George Washington University Sponsor: Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute (PCORI) Submitted: Jan … Continued

NC women face physical activity challenges, yet solutions exist

January 30, 2017

Personal and cultural barriers contribute to the ongoing struggle many women face trying to meet national recommendations for physical activity. North Carolina women struggle in particular, but solutions do exist. Mackenzie Self, Center for Women’s Health Research at UNC As the end of January nears, many find themselves losing steam on the resolutions they set … Continued

CWHR launches vetted list of Facilities and Resources

January 9, 2017

The Center for Women’s Health Research has identified the most commonly used UNC resources for the past two years, refined and verified the accuracy of the content. This Facilities and Resources list is now available to all CWHR investigators. One of the more challenging aspects of a grant application is ensuring that all of the … Continued

December Grant Submissions

January 3, 2017

The Center for Women’s Health Research is pleased to congratulate our investigators on their December grant submission. Safe Prevention of the Primary Cesarean: High- vs Low-dose Oxytocin Regimens for Labor Stimulation Alison Stuebe, MD, PhD; Division of Maternal-Fetal Medicine Subcontract to the University of Alabama at Birmingham Sponsor: Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute (PCORI) Submitted: December … Continued

NIH’s ORWH announces administrative supplement grant for research on sex/gender influences

December 19, 2016

Applications are due Feb. 14, 2017 and offer up to $65k with possible F&A The NIH Office of Research on Women’s Health (ORWH) has released the funding opportunity announcement, Administrative Supplement for Research on Sex/Gender Influences (Admin Supp), https://grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/pa-files/PA-17-078.html , announcing the availability of 1-year administrative supplements for basic, preclinical, clinical and behavioral studies. Supplement … Continued

November Grant Submissions

December 5, 2016

The Center for Women’s Health Research is pleased to congratulate the following principal investigators on their November grant submissions. Social adversities, epigenetics, and the obesity epidemic John Thorp, Jr., MD; Division of Women’s Primary Healthcare R01 Subcontract to North Carolina State University Sponsor: National Institutes of Health (NIH) Submitted: November 3, 2016 A comprehensive intervention … Continued

October Grant Submissions

November 4, 2016

The Center for Women’s Health Research is pleased to congratulate the following principal investigators on their October grant submissions. Pharmacogenomics of Preterm Birth Tracey Manuck, MD; Division of Maternal-Fetal Medicine R01 Submission Sponsor: National Institutes of Health (NIH) Submitted: October 5, 2016 Future care planning for families affected by parental advanced cancer Eliza Park, MD; … Continued

Break Free from PFDs Event Nov. 9

October 26, 2016

Wednesday, November 9 from 6-8 pm at the Arts Center in Carrboro If you’re like most women, you have LOTS of questions about personal topics that don’t often get discussed – it’s time to start talking! So I pee a little when I laugh, that’s normal, right? Everyone talks about kegels. Do they really work? … Continued