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Will Dere

Research Across Borders: A global exchange program between U of U Health and University Yaounde I in Cameroon benefits science and scientists on both sides of the world.

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Advancing Medicine & Science

The Senior Vice President for Health Sciences Research Unit serves the University of Utah health sciences community in pursuit of discovery and innovation that advances medicine and science. The office seeks to strengthen all departments and colleges within the University of Utah health sciences by assisting in:

  • research strategic planning,
  • decision support,
  • goal setting,
  • administrative and programmatic expertise, and
  • program development.

The research unit’s major functions include institutional goal setting, oversight of graduate programs, the summer medical research program, training grant proposal support, financial modeling, pre-award support for basic science departments, research space management, new program development, and execution of the Health Sciences’ Research Strategic Initiatives.

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Implementation Science Guides GIN to Promising Success as Part of NIDA CTN
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Nov 17, 2020

Implementation Science Guides GIN to Promising Success as Part of NIDA CTN

The GIN is a part of the National Institute of Drug Abuse (NIDA) Clinical Trial Network (CTN) as part of the National Institute of Health. Having been approved and funded in 2019, the GIN is a relatively new kid on the NIDA CTN block. But with existing infrastructure, the GIN has been housed neatly within the Program for Addiction Research, Clinical Care, Knowledge, and Advocacy (PARCKA) and has hit the ground running.... Read More

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American Heart Association: Postdoctoral Fellowships
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Nov 12, 2020

American Heart Association: Postdoctoral Fellowships

The American Heart Association Postdoctoral Fellowship aims to enhance the training of postdoctoral applicants who are not yet independent. The applicant must be embedded in an appropriate investigative group with the mentorship, support, and relevant scientific guidance of a research mentor.... Read More

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Aligning Science Across Parkinson’s Collaborative Research Network: Circuitry and Brain-body Interactions Award
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Nov 12, 2020

Aligning Science Across Parkinson’s Collaborative Research Network: Circuitry and Brain-body Interactions Award

The ASAP Collaborative Research Network, a program of the Aligning Science Across Parkinson’s (ASAP) initiative being implemented through The Michael J. Fox Foundation, seeks to support multidisciplinary, multi-institutional research teams to address key knowledge gaps in the basic mechanisms that contribute to Parkinson’s development and progression.... Read More

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University of Utah Research Incentive  Seed Grant Program: School of Medicine
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Oct 19, 2020

University of Utah Research Incentive Seed Grant Program: School of Medicine

The goal of the Research Incentive Seed Grant Program is to support investigators in collecting preliminary data in new, innovative research areas that will be leveraged for extramural grant applications. This Request for Proposals is for one-year pilot projects. This program is specific to School of Medicine faculty. Faculty in other Departments, Institutes/Centers/Programs, the College of Cultural & Social Transformation, the Honors College and Libraries should apply via their home colleges.... Read More

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Frontiers in Precision Medicine November Webinar
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Oct 19, 2020

Frontiers in Precision Medicine November Webinar

What: "HerediGene: Population Study" presented by Lincoln Nadauld, MD, PhD Vice President and Chief of Precision Health Intermountain Healthcare. When: November 10, 2020, 2-3 PM Lincoln Nadauld, MD, PhD, is Vice President and Chief of Precision Health at Intermountain Healthcare, where he oversees the clinical implementation of Precision Genomics across Intermountain's 24 hospitals and 160 physician clinics.... Read More

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Message from the Associate Vice President for Research

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Will Dere
Associate Vice President for Research

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Senior Vice President for Health Sciences Research Unit

University of Utah Skaggs Hall
30 S 2000 E Suite 250
Salt Lake City, UT 84112
Phone: 801-585-0851