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The Power of Social Connectedness

Michele Heisler, MD, MPA, Professor of Internal Medicine, Health Behavior, and Health Education at the University of Michigan explains why mobilizing social networks so powerful for health.

Talk delivered at a New England Journal of Medicine Catalyst event in April 2017.


Request For Proposals: The UNC Center for Diabetes Translation Research (CDTR) pilot grants program

Budgets ranging from $20,000 – $40,000
Proposals due July 20, 2015 by 5pm
CDTR Pilot Guidelines
The full details are on the web at:
I. Purpose
The goal of the program is to facilitate the success of Early Stage Investigators as they enter the field of diabetes translational research, with a focus on becoming independently funded diabetes researchers. The pilot and feasibility program also seeks to facilitate the success of more senior investigators as they change fields and enter the field of diabetes translational research.

Our definition of translational research is, “research designed to translate the findings from basic research or clinical research quickly and efficiently into medical practice in either clinical or community settings, resulting in meaningful health outcomes.”

Projects focused on type 1, type 2, or gestational diabetes will be considered. Projects should also highlight their innovation as…

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