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Date: Monday, October 19, 2009

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UC and Affiliates Net Record High in Research Funding
UC and its affiliates recorded $378 million in research funding for fiscal year 2009—marking another record high and moving total funding up $25 million over 2008. Data for 2009 was presented to the UC community Oct. 14 by Sandra Degen, PhD, vice president for research. The UC Academic Health Center and affiliates—supported in large part by National Institutes of Health grants—account for $278.5 million (74 percent) of UC’s total research dollars. The College of Medicine increased its research holdings to $130 million. Support for clinical trials brings that total to $137 million.
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CCTST Funding Application Due Next Monday
The Center for Clinical and Translational Science and Training (CCTST) is accepting applications for the next round of KL2 Research Scholars mentored career development awards. Funded by UCs Clinical and Translational Science Award, the KL2 program provides 75 percent salary support plus $25,000 in expenses for two to three years to highly qualified MD, PhD, or PharmD junior faculty pursuing careers in clinical and translational research. To be eligible, applicants must have a UC faculty appointment. Letters of intent are due by 5 p.m. Monday, Oct. 26, and the full KL2 application is due by 5 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 1. For more information, contact KL2 program directors Marc Rothenberg, MD, PhD, at (513) 636-7177 or Ken Clark, PhD, (513) 558-6552.
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Health Policy Forum Oct. 20
The next Health Policy Forum will be held at noon Tuesday, Oct. 20, on the fourth floor of the Stetson Building. Trudi Matthews, director of policy and public relations with HealthBridge, Inc., will discuss the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act and its investment in health information technology through the Health Information Technology for Economic and Clinical Health Act. For more information, contact Christina Burke-Tillema at (513) 558-2721 or
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'Cardiology for the Non-Cardiologist Program' Oct. 24
"Cardiology for the Non-Cardiologist" will be held from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 24, at West Chester Medical Center. This program, which will include presentations from UC cardiologists, discussions and workshops on recent cardiovascular data, is intended for a multidisciplinary audience of clinicians on the front line of cardiac treatment. Sessions will include discussions of current topics in evaluation and management of metabolic syndrome, cardiovascular disease and heart failure as well as diseases that mimic heart disease. Registration is $49. For more information, call (513) 558-1810 or e-mail
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Procter & Gamble Scientific Lectureship Series Oct. 29
Elaine Fuchs, PhD, of Rockefeller University, will serve as the dermatology department’s Procter & Gamble Visiting Lecturer. Fuchs, the Rebecca C. Lancefield Professor and head of the Rockefeller Laboratory of Mammalian Cell Biology and Development, will discuss, "Tissue Morphogenesis and Cancer in the Skin Epithelium" at 10 a.m. Thursday, Oct. 29, in Medical Sciences Building Conference Room 5051. Fuchs has made tremendous contributions to the understanding of epidermal keratins and their functions, keratinocyte differentiation, genetic disorders of the cytoskeleton and stem cells. For more information, contact Janet Burdsall at (513) 584-6803.


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