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April 3-9, Volume 8, Issue 14

Announcements

  • Congratulations to residents Swetha Renati, MD & Kanita Beba, MD on being nominated by fellow residents and selected by the committee to receive membership into the Gold Humanism Honor Society. The mission of the Gold Humanism Honor Society (GHHS) is to recognize individuals who are exemplars of humanistic patient care and who can serve as role models, mentors, and leaders in medicine. Dr. Renati & Dr. Beba are two of only thirteen resident/fellow members from the University of Florida that have been selected by our UF Resident Chapter of the Gold Humanism Honor Society for 2016.
  • The PSP/Lewy Body Disease Think Tank V will be held on Friday, April 8th. There is no registration fee but a RSVP is necessary. Any fellows and residents available are encouraged to attend. There will be food. Itinerary for the day is located in the PDF at the end of this newsletter.
  • Request for Applications

PRICE-CTSI-IOA Pilot Project Awards
in Pain and Aging Research

The UF Pain Research & Intervention Center of Excellence (PRICE), the Clinical and Translational Science Institute (CTSI) and the Institute on Aging (IOA) are pleased to invite applications for pilot project awards of up to $25,000 each in support of pain and aging research. Projects must be completed within 18 months from notice of award. Applications are due May 31, 2016. It is anticipated that up to 5 awards will be made, depending on quality of submissions and budget availability.

Purpose

The PRICE-CTSI-IOA pilot grants are being offered to support the growth of patient-oriented clinical research on the topic of pain and aging across UF’s broad range of scientific disciplines. It is expected that all research supported by this RFA will provide critical preliminary data to support extramural applications.

Eligibility

Applicants must be a UF faculty member or a UF trainee (residents, fellows, postdocs) at the time funds are awarded. Priority will be given to applications from trainees and early stage investigators.

Available Funding

A total of up to $100,000 is available for projects to be funded through this RFA. Awards cannot exceed $25,000. Matching funds from other sources are encouraged.

Conference Schedule

April 3 April 4 April 5 April 6 April 7 April 8 April 9
  7am Vascular Case / Peer Review, MBI, LG-101, DeWeese Auditorium
12pm Noon Conference, Dr. McFarland, “Gait Disorders”, MBI L3-101, Neurology Large Conference Room
12pm Neurology Grand Rounds, Jennifer Adamson, MD, MBI, LG-101, DeWeese Auditorium 12pm Noon Conference, Dr. Kang, “Inherited Neuropathies”, MBI L3-101, Neurology Large Conference Room 12pmThursday Case Presentations with Dr. Xia, MBI L3-101, Neurology Large Conference Room 12pm Noon Conference, Dr. Elakkat, “Seizures in the Elderly”, MBI L3-101, Neurology Large Conference Room  

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