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Congratulations to all of the recipients of FCRC awards! If you have any questions about the FCRC awards or application process, please contact Trisha Dant.

Recipients of October 2019 Awards

Joyce Besheer, PhD (Department of Psychiatry). Establishment of a Collaborative Network of Addiction Scientists and Clinicians

This is a collaboration between the Psychiatry Department, Department of Family Medicine, the Bowles Center for Alcohol Studies and the Neuroscience Center.

Rob Maile, PhD (Department of Surgery). Multi-disciplinary Approaches to Ameliorating Inflammation and Pain.

The team involves the School of Medicine Departments of Pharmacology, Surgery, and Anesthesiology, along with individuals from the School of Dentistry and the Department of Chemistry in the College of Arts and Sciences.

Kim Boggess, MD (Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology). Interdisciplinary Translational Investigation of Placental Function.

This effort involves researchers from the Department of Cell Biology and Physiology, Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, Department of Microbiology and Immunology, Department of Genetics, and the Schools of Public Health and Pharmacy.

Stephen Moll, MD (Department of Medicine). Athletes and Blood Clots

This multidisciplinary team involves the Departments of Orthopaedics, Pediatrics, Medicine, Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, the College of Arts and Sciences, and the Medical Foundation.

Recipients of December 2018 Awards

Rebecca Maine, MD, MPH (Department of Surgery). Improving Surgical Palliative Care at UNC.

This collaboration involves surgeons, intensivists, individuals will expertise in palliative care, primary care, nursing, pharmacy along with members of the Carolina Health Informatics Program.

Corbin Jones, PhD (Integrative Program for Biological and Genome Sciences). Population Genomics of Mosquitoes and Mosquito Borne Pathogens

This effort involves individuals from Departments of Genetics, Medicine, Biology, Epidemiology

Michelle Meyer, PhD, MPH (Department of Emergency Medicine). Cardiovascular Disease Markers during Post-Pregnancy in Women with and without Type-2 Diabetes and their Infants

This collaboration involves the Departments of Obstetrics & Gynecology, Medicine, Exercise and Sport Science, and the School of Nursing.

Nat Moorman,PhD (Department of Microbiology and Immunology). Codon Usage Bias in Translational Regulation.

Individuals from the Departments of Biochemistry and Biology will take part in this project.

Marcus Carden, MD (Department of Pediatrics). A Collaborative Effort to Determine Optimal Intravenous Fluid Use when Treating Adult Patients with Sickle Cell Disease and Vaso-Occlusive Pain.

Aside from the Department of Pediatrics, individuals from the Departments of Medicine, Emergency Medicine, and the School of Pharmacy will be involved in this collaborations.