Research Council Newsletter Volume 3, Issue 3

Announcements from the MassGeneral Hospital for Children Research Council, including the Scholars in Medicine Program at Harvard Medical School, research of Nicolas Oreskovic, Nicole Sherry and Jolan Walter.

Announcements

Call for Applications: Scholarship for the 2012 Summer Program in Clinical Effectiveness
Deadline: December 31st, 2011
Learn more.(doc)
Reaction of Rebecca Bell, MD, last year's winner.

Call for Abstracts: Research Day 2012
Deadline: February 1st, 2012
Learn more.

Call for Applications: Pilot Feasibility Studies
Deadline: April 15th, 2012
Learn more. (doc)

FY2012 NIH Budget: Conference agreement appropriates $30.690 billion; caps salaries at $179K
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Feature Article: The Scholars in Medicine Program at Harvard Medical School

Scholars in Medicine Program at Harvard Medical SchoolBeginning with the entering class this year, Harvard Medical School has created an opportunity for its students to in carrying out an in-depth scholarly project of 4 months to a year, working closely with a member of the faculty. Learn more.

Research programs of faculty

Nicolas M. Oreskovic, MD, MPH Use of the Built Environment to Promote Physical Activity in Children
Nicolas M. Oreskovic, MD, MPH, Center for Child and Adolescent Health Policy
Read more.
 
Nicole A. Sherry, MD Immune Therapy in Type 1 Diabetes
Nicole A. Sherry, MD, Pediatric Endocrinology, MassGeneral Hospital for Children
Read more.
 
Jolan E. Walter, MD, PhD Human RAG deficiency: not just immunodeficiency--Novel insights into mechanisms of immune dysregulation
Jolan E. Walter, MD, PhD, Pediatric Allergy/Immunology, MassGeneral Hospital for Children
Read more.

Funding received by MGHfC faculty and fellows

Updates since the last newsletter. Learn more.

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What will we discover next?

Learn how researchers at MassGeneral Hospital for Children are finding new treatments that advance pediatric care.

The Research Council at MassGeneral Hospital for Children

Learn how the Research Council supports and enhances research within MassGeneral Hospital for Children as well as new initiatives and directions for pediatric research at Mass General.