Magnetic stimulation treating MDD study wins 2020 Health Innovation award

Congratulations to Shahzad K Ali, MD, Assistant Professor, Psychiatry, and Robert K McClure, MD, Associate Professor, Psychiatry, on being awarded the 2020 Innovation Pilot Award from the UNC Center for Health Innovation. Their study is entitled "Intermittent Theta Burst Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation...

CaSE releases Community Connections newsletter focused on COVID-19

This bimonthly newsletter from the Community and Stakeholder Engagement (CaSE) Program at TraCS provides news, resources, and opportunities related to community engaged research for interested community partners and research stakeholders. This special COVID-19 newsletter discusses how the pandemic...

Using the ACT Network to Gain Insight into COVID-19

As part of AMIA's ongoing COVID-19 Webinar Series, they will take a look at how the Clinical Research Informatics community is contributing to better understanding the clinical nature of the coronavirus. Members of the Accrual to Clinical Trials (ACT) network will present an overview of the existing...

What they’re trained for

Biomedical engineers at Carolina and NC State respond to COVID-19 by teaming to speed the development of an emergency ventilator Biomedical engineering student Kathlyne Bautista always knew that her coursework and training would set her on a path to make a life-changing difference for people. But...

Mission Critical [Part One]: Make it Work

FastTraCS is a small group of biomedical engineers who support UNC Health physicians, nurses and staff by identifying problems in clinical settings and creating innovative, technological solutions. In this special series, we cover how the team is responding to the ongoing COVID-19 crisis. ...

Chancellor's Message to Students, Research Community

UNC-Chapel Hill is developing a plan to reopen the university's research operations in June and July, and to have students back on campus in August. Dear Carolina Community, Students, congratulations on finishing exams. To our seniors, be on the lookout for special messages as we recognize your...

NC TraCS Award Announcements

The NC TraCS Institute is pleased to announce an awardee for a $2K pilot grant related to the COVID-19 pandemic that was advanced for expedited review from the current cycle of proposals under review. Awardees include investigators from UNC’s School of Medicine. The project is listed below.

Trial Innovation Network COVID-19 Update

The Trial Innovation Centers (TICs) and Recruitment Innovation Center (RIC) remain operational during the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. Patients still need access to clinical trials and studies that may benefit them. Helping researchers plan these future trials is a Trial Innovation Network (TIN) priority....

LibGuide for Research Studies: Engagement, Inclusion, Recruitment and Retention

It can be challenging to find published data on engagement and recruitment methodology to support your proposals or recruitment plans. Since this information is usually embedded within the body of more comprehensive publications, it can take some digging and creativity to find relevant information....

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