A Word from the Director, Dr. Jorge Piedrahita

October 13, 2016 | ldcostin

We are now officially a year old! It has been a great first year and we have accomplished a lot in such a short time. This bodes well for the future. One of our initial...

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Translational Genetics and Genomics Summer Intern Program is a Success

October 13, 2016 | ldcostin

By Linda Costine The Translational Genetics and Genomics Program (TGG) was very busy this summer with their inaugural Undergraduate Internship Program. This spring, eight CMI-collaborative research projects were funded for undergraduate students majoring in Genetics....

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Emerging and Infectious Disease Program to Host Symposium

October 13, 2016 | ldcostin

By Dr. Sid Thakur The Emerging and Infectious Disease Program (EID) worked on several grant submissions over the summer, including a T32 titled “Duke University – NC State University One Health Disease Training Program.” EID...

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Functional Tissue Engineering Seminar Series Resumed

October 13, 2016 | ldcostin

By Dr. Fran Ligler The Functional Tissue Engineering Program (FTE) has some exciting programs scheduled this upcoming year. The “Regenerating Opportunities” Collaborative Seminar Series will begin again. The series is slated to be hosted by...

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Translational Pharmacology and Physiology Program Define Working Groups

October 13, 2016 | ldcostin

By Dr. Duncan Lascelles The Translational Pharmacology and Physiology Program (TPP) held a workshop on May 12.  Each faculty in attendance presented an overview of their research.  The membership of the TPP is very diverse...

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“Reversing the Irreversible”-CMI at the NCMNS Science Café

October 13, 2016 | ldcostin

By Julie Nettifee CMI-Functional Tissue Engineering (FTE) members, Dr. Ke Cheng and Dr. Ashley Brown, presented “Reversing the Irreversible: Repairing Heart Damage” at the North Carolina Museum of Natural Sciences. They discussed novel therapies in...

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CMI Participates in Rare Disease Advisory Council Legislative Awareness Day

October 13, 2016 | ldcostin

By Julie Nettifee Director, Dr. Jorge Piedrahita and Program Associate, Julie Nettifee represented CMI at the “Every Day is Rare Disease Day,” sponsored by N.C. Rare Disease Advisory Council and N.C. Rare Disease Coalition. This...

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Students from UNC Jaycee Burn Center: “Teen Weekend Escape” Hosted

October 13, 2016 | ldcostin

By Julie Nettifee Members of the CMI took part in hosting approximately 24 students and counselors from the UNC Jaycee Burn Center. A program on “interactive science” was the first stop on an NC State...

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CMI One Medicine Fund Supports Pilot Grant in Canine Osteosarcoma

October 13, 2016 | ldcostin

By Julie Nettifee Osteosarcoma is a devastating disease that annually affects thousands of people, as well as thousands of dogs. Currently, the standard method of treatment for successful management of osteosarcoma involves a wide excision...

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CVM Open House, April 1, 2016

October 13, 2016 | ldcostin

By Julie Nettifee CMI Members – “Do you have great research to share? “Do you enjoy talking with potential ‘budding’ scientists?” “Do you want to make a difference in the lives of others by helping...

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