Thursday, June 3, 2021
COVID-19 vaccine study seeking volunteers with history of allergic reaction
The National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases and UT Southwestern are looking for volunteers to participate in a COVID-19 vaccination study. If you are 12 to 69 years old, had an allergic reaction that required the use of epinephrine or a visit to the emergency room in the last 15 years, or you have no history of severe allergies, you may be eligible to participate. To express your interest, call 214-799-0751 or email Sarsvaccine@utsouthwestern.edu.
Learn more about the UTSW/UTD MBA program
As a top academic medical center that integrates research, teaching, and patient care, UT Southwestern benefits from faculty and staff who possess strong leadership and business skills. In partnership with UT Dallas’ Naveen Jindal School of Management, UTSW sponsors a comprehensive Master’s in Business Administration (MBA) degree with a concentration in Healthcare Organization Leadership specifically designed for our leaders. The application window is open through June 30. To learn more, watch the recording of our virtual information session.
Forum to offer help navigating federal research regulations
UT Southwestern is co-hosting the first virtual Research Community Forum with the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services and the Office for Human Research Protections on June 15-16. Called “Breaking Down Barriers: Addressing Challenging Research and Regulations,” the conference will provide in-depth explorations of complex ethical and regulatory requirements that pose a challenge to researchers and human research protection programs. Register ahead of time to add the event to your calendar and get reminders.
The latest COVID-19 numbers and forecasting model
UT Southwestern’s forecasting model shows how COVID-19 is spreading across the Dallas-Fort Worth region based on data as of June 1. Below are total Clements University Hospital (CUH) cases as of this morning. For more information on COVID-19 cases in the U.S. and Texas, visit the online trackers at Johns Hopkins University and the Texas Department of State Health Services.
- Internal Medicine Grand Rounds with Sarah Huen, M.D., Ph.D.: "Metabolism and Nutrition in Sepsis: A Need for Precision Medicine": June 4, 8 a.m.
- Simmons Comprehensive Cancer Center Cellular Networks in Cancer Research Program: Immunobiology Retreat: June 4, 8:30 a.m.
- Renal Grand Rounds with Melby Philip, M.D.: June 4, noon
- Center for Organogenesis Research and Trauma (CORT) lecture with Matteo Ligorio, M.D., Ph.D.: "Stromal Microenvironment Shapes the Intramural Architecture of Pancreatic Cancer": June 4, 4 p.m.
- What is Mindfulness? Beginning a Practice Using Attention Training: June 7, noon
- Surgical Research Seminar with Vikas Gupta, M.D., and Jennie Meier, M.D.: "Setting Up for Success: How to Make the Most of Academic Time and be a Strong Mentee": June 7, noon
- Abdominal Transplant Lecture Series with Tayyab Diwan, M.D.: "Obesity and Transplantation: Multidisciplinary Care to Treat a Growing Need": June 7, 4 p.m.
- GI Grand Rounds: "Disparities in Colorectal Cancer Screening and Outcomes": June 9, 8 a.m.
- Communicating with Teens and Tweens (Live Q&A): June 9, noon
- Designing Your Best Academic Poster: June 9, noon
- COVID-19 Care and Beyond: Reflections, Research & New Understandings: June 9, 7 p.m.
For more, see the UTSW Events Calendar.