"Good News" - August 18, 2014

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Francine Montgomery, Financial Officer is DOM’s Employee of the Month for August. Read more here.

Linlin Gu, PhD awarded the UAB Postdoctoral Travel Award to give an oral presentation at the American Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene (Mentor, Qiana L. Matthews, PhD)

Jermaine Johnston, PhD recipient of Predoctoral Research Recognition Award

Hao Li (first author), Kevin Cashman, Jun Li, Jennie Hamilton, PingAr Yang, Hui-Chen Hsu, John D. Mountz, Qi Wu, and Bao Luo published paper in Nature Communications entitled “IL-23 promotes TCR-mediated negative selection of thymocytes through the upregulation of IL-23 receptor and RORyt”

Randall Davis, MD received NIAID grant entitled “Roles of FCRL Molecules in Innate Immunity”

Victor Thannickal, MD scored a perfect 10 on grant renewal for NIH-funded T32 Training Program in Lung Biology and Translational Medicine

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"Good News" - August 11, 2014

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Darrell G. Kirch, MD, President and CEO of the Association of American Medical Colleges, presented “UAB: Its Opportunity to Lead Us into the New World for Health Care,” as inaugural speaker in the Leadership in Academic Medicine Lecture series on August 14 at noon.

Federico Guillermo De Puy, MD recognized for exceptional clinical teaching for the MSTP Training Program

Amanda Willig, PhD speaks on classes aim to hook U.S. blacks on African Foods. Read the story and watch the video at the Associated Press (AP) website.

Edward Inscho, PhD paper entitled “High-salt diet blunts renal autoregulation by a reactive oxygen species-dependent mechanism” published in APS.

Tinsley Harrison Scholars Faculty Development Sessions will be the 3rd Tuesday of each month, and the following Friday. The first session is Tuesday, August 19 at noon and Friday, August 22 at 1:30. Faculty attending on TH are expected to attend and all DOM faculty involved in clinical teaching (ambulatory or inpatient) are encouraged to come! Contact Lisa Willett or JR Hartig for more information.

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