Kappelman Receives Award From Crohn's & Colitis Foundation

Michael Kappelman, MD, MPH, a professor in the division of pediatric gastroenterology in the Department of Pediatrics and Co-Director of the NC TraCS Institute Community and Stakeholder Engagement Program, has been recognized by the Crohn’s & Colitis Foundation as a recipient of the 2020 Uniting to...

NC TraCS R Writing Group: Laboratory-based Researchers

NC TraCS R Writing Group for Laboratory-based research now taking applications. The R-Writing Group assists participants in developing their first, competitive, investigator-initiated research grant application to NIH or R-equivalent grant to another funding agency for submission in June 2021....

NC TraCS Award Announcements

The NC TraCS Institute is pleased to announce awardees for 2 programs: The 128th cycle of TraCS $2K pilot grants The 26th cycle of TraCS $2K Stakeholder Engagement vouchers In total, 14 applications were received and 9 were chosen for funding. Awardees include investigators from UNC's School...

UNC Board of Governors Elects Peter Hans President of the UNC System

The following is a statement from the The University of North Carolina System regarding the election of Peter Hans as new UNC System President The University of North Carolina Board of Governors today elected Peter Hans to serve as the president of the University of North Carolina System. President-elect...

NC TraCS COVID-19 Award Announcements

The NC TraCS Institute is pleased to announce additional pilot grant awardees for the special RFA related to COVID-19 research. New awardees include investigators from UNC's School of Medicine and NC State University. The award is comprised of NC TraCS funding and funding from CTSA partner organi...

Pre-application Webinar for RADx-UP Funding Opportunities

The National Institutes of Health (NIH) is encouraging research to test the implementation of COVID-19 diagnostic testing in underserved or vulnerable communities through the Rapid Acceleration of Diagnostics for Underserved Populations (RADx-UP) initiative. On June 12, 2020, the NIH published three...

NC TraCS clinical informatics for research resources are available on SharePoint

The Informatics and Data Sciences (IDSci) team at TraCS operates and maintains the Carolina Data Warehouse for Health (CDW-H) and several other informatics resources. IDSci can help you with all of your data science needs, from cohort counts to natural language processing, but we are aware that using...

TraCS sponsors webinar on Race, Law Enforcement, and Black Males

The escalation of events igniting recent civil unrest highlights the economic, health care, social, and criminal justice disparities that Black Americans and racial minorities experience daily across the U.S. Many medical associations and health science scholars, now more than ever, openly...

Gathering big data to accelerate COVID-19 fight

Scientists around the country, including leadership and staff of UNC's NC TraCS Institute, are creating a secure, central database of electronic health records from coronavirus patients to aid in the ongoing effort to treat patients effectively. A nationwide collaboration of clinicians, informaticians,...

SECURE-IBD Provides Answers During Uncertain Times

When the COVID-19 pandemic hit U.S. soil, Jessica Burris, a first-year medical resident at Yale, was told to stay home. Although most cases of COVID-19 were mild, the disease could turn severe or fatal for people at high risk, such as the elderly or those with pre-existing conditions or compromised...

COVID-19 Impacts on Industry Sponsored Projects

TODAY, June 4, 2020 2:00 - 3:00 pm Webinar This webinar will provide an overview and guidance on working with industry partners during this time of uncertainty. The meeting will cover industry-sponsored projects at UNC-Chapel Hill, the difference...

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