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  • February- Grants and Funding

    Department of Medicine Grants & Funding: February 1-February 29, 2020

    Division of Hematology and Oncology Kirsten Nyrop, PhD, has received a one-year, $50,000 award to study interventions for racial disparities in breast cancer survival from the Integrated Approach to Breast Health Equity Competitive Grant Program, a collaboration between the American Cancer Society and Pfizer. Read more. The Anticoagulation Forum’s Ansell Fellowship Program has aw … Read more

  • January- Grants and Funding

    Department of Medicine Grants & Funding: January 1-January 31, 2020

    Division of Hematology and Oncology Erica Sparkenbaugh, PhD, and Department of Biochemistry and Biophysics fellow Robert Lee, PhD, have been selected to receive Scholar Awards from the American Society of Hematology’s (ASH). Sparkenbaugh received a $125,000 award to support her research into the mechanisms of thrombin generation and end-organ failure in sickle cell disease. Read … Read more

  • November- Grants and Funding

    Department of Medicine Grants & Funding: November 1-November 30, 2019

    Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine Carla M. P. Ribeiro, PhD, was awarded a $250,000 grant from the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation to study novel targets for CF airway mucus production. Division of General Medicine and Clinical Epidemiology Dan Jonas, MD, MPH was awarded a $2.2 million grant to address unhealthy alcohol use. Learn more. Division of Nephrology and Hyperte … Read more

  • September- Grants and Funding

    Department of Medicine Grants & Funding: September 1-September 30, 2019

    Division of Geriatric Medicine Laura Hanson, MD, MPH, will lead NIA’s new IMPACT Collaboratory’s Patient and Caregiver Reported Outcomes (PCRO) Core, funded by a five-year, $1.4 million grant. Learn more. Division of Hematology/Oncology Lisa Carey, MD, will receive $400,000 from Susan G. Komen to study how HER2+ tumors respond to HER2-targeted therapies. She is one of three UNC S … Read more

  • July- Grants and Funding

    Department of Medicine Grants & Funding: July 1-July 31, 2019

    Division of Gastroenterology & Hepatology Shehzad Z. Sheikh, MD, PhD, associate professor of medicine in the division of gastroenterology and hepatology, and post-doctoral fellow Takahiko Toyonaga, MD, PhD, have received a fellowship research award from the Crohn’s & Colitis Foundation. Read more. Division of General Medicine and Clinical Epidemiology Crystal Wiley Cené, … Read more