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UNC joins multi-institution effort to add data to All of Us Research Program

With a new $30-million award from the National Institutes of Health’s All of Us Research Program, UNC-Chapel Hill is joining a multi-institution effort to establish the Center for Linkage and Acquisition of Data (CLAD). Housed at the University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus, the new center brings together leading academic, data, security, and software organizations.

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Funding available to support Clinical and Translational Science

Cycle 3 of the TraCS CTS Pilot Program is now open. We are seeking proposals that focus on understanding a scientific or operational principle underlying a step of the translational research process with the goal of developing generalizable principles to accelerate translation. Applications due Nov 14.

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TraCS KL2 scholar receives $3.2M in NIH grants to address health disparities related to stroke and injury

Mehul Patel, PhD and colleagues in the School of Medicine, Gillings School of Global Public Health, and Eshelman School of Pharmacy were awarded two research grants from the NIMHD that stem from Patel's participation in the NC TraCS junior faculty career development (KL2) program.

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Community-based study offers dental disease insights

A multidisciplinary team of investigators at the UNC Adams School of Dentistry, led by Kimon Divaris, DDS, PhD, published results from a community-based pediatric oral health study that found children's microbiomes in the dental biofilm play major and previously unrecognized roles in dental disease.

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Participate in a new microbiome research program at UNC

Andrea Azcarate-Peril, PhD, and Ian Carroll, PhD, are launching the UNC Interdisciplinary Microbiome Research Program (IMeRP). They want to identify microbiome researchers across campus and gauge interest. Respond by completing a brief survey.

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Advancing the research agenda at UNC-Chapel Hill

Watch our new video and learn what’s possible with support from NC TraCS – drones that deliver life-saving equipment, potential mental health treatment based on brain wave therapy, and 3D-printed intravaginal rings to deliver therapeutics are just a few of the possibilities. We’re here to help strengthen and accelerate research at UNC-Chapel Hill and beyond.


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