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June 30, 2014 announcements

by UofL Today last modified Jun 30, 2014 12:01 PM

Announcements in UofL Today, June 30, 2014

Here’s what was posted to UofL Today on June 27, 2014.

 

·        VIDEO: Two minutes of awesome: Check out the latest UofL campus video ahead of the ACC celebration! Click here.

·        Twitter’s role in Armstrong drug scandal studied. Read more.

·        June 2014 Faculty Notables. Read more.

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DID YOU KNOW?

 

It’s time! On July 1, the University of Louisville is officially joining the Atlantic Coast Conference! Our final installment highlighting the other 14 ACC schools looks at Wake Forest.

 

Did you know … Wake Forest University, in Winston-Salem, North Carolina, enrolled more than 7,400 students in 2012. It is an SAT/ACT-optional school, leaving it up to the applicant to decide whether he or she wants to submit their scores. Writer and poet Maya Angelou, who died May 28 at the age of 86, had been Wake Forest’s Reynolds Professor of American Studies, and her popular classes were notoriously difficult to get into. Read more here.

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Campus-Submitted Announcement List

Tomorrow

1.) Come to a Fourth Street Live! ACC celebration

Arts

2.) The First Oval Office Project

Miscellaneous

3.) University of Louisville Compliance: When in doubt, point it out!

4.) Finance website going live

 

Studies

5.) Autism study for children 4 to less than 8 years old

6) Pediatric high blood pressure study, 6 through 11 years

7.) Research study for nausea and vomiting after a scheduled surgery, birth through 17 years

8.) Pain study, infants and toddlers, less than 2 years

9.) Adolescent fibromyalgia study, 12 to 17 years

10.) Pediatric pain study, 7 through 16 years

11.) Type 2 diabetes mellitus study, 10 to 17 years

 

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Campus-Submitted Announcements

 

Tomorrow

1.) Come to a Fourth Street Live! ACC celebration

July 1, Fourth Street Live! USA soccer watch party, 4 p.m.; ACC celebration immediately following

Free, open to the public

Celebrate this historic moment as UofL officially joins the Atlantic Coast Conference. Come on down to Fourth Street Live! to watch the U.S. soccer team play Belgium at 4 p.m., with the ACC party immediately afterward. Hear from UofL coaches and special guests, grab some UofL fan giveaways, take selfies with ACC mascots, and enjoy music by The Louisville Crashers and DJ K-Dogg.

 

Arts

2.) The First Oval Office Project

July 2, 1 to 2 p.m., Locust Grove, 561 Blankenbaker Lane

$5, $3 for Friends of Historic Locust Grove

Michael Ramsey will discuss the task of researching, documenting and recreating the wartime private office and sleeping marquee of General George Washington. The project is a partnership between the Colonial Williamsburg Foundation and the Museum of the American Revolution. Locust Grove is a member of the Center for Arts and Culture Partnerships.

Additional Information: 897-9845 or go to www.locustgrove.org.

 

Miscellaneous

3.) University of Louisville Compliance: When in doubt, point it out!

UofL is committed to conducting its affairs in compliance with all applicable laws and regulations. When situations arise that may jeopardize the university’s honesty and integrity, employees are encouraged to report them. What is compliance? How do I report potential non-compliance? If you find yourself asking these questions, please read more. To request a live presentation about our compliance program, please contact the Institutional Compliance Office at icouofl@louisville.edu.

 

4.) Finance website going live

The updated Finance website, louisville.edu/finance, will go live beginning the week of June 30. Some URLs may have changed, please review any sites or forms that you may have bookmarked or saved from the Bursar's Office, Controller's Office, Payroll, Position Management or the Budget & Financial Planning Office.

Additional Information: Office of the VP for Finance, 852-6166.

 

Studies

5.) Autism study for children 4 to less than 8 years old

The UofL Kosair Charities Pediatric Clinical Research Unit at Kosair Children's Hospital is conducting a clinical research study to evaluate how a medication treats abnormal EEG’s without seizures, as well as behavioral and neurological symptoms, in children with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD). If a child qualifies to take part in this research study, he/she will receive the study medication or placebo and study-related care at no cost. Parents will be offered compensation for time/travel. IRB #13.0779

For additional information, contact Carrie Schanie , 629-6802 or 620-0000 (pager).

 

6.) Pediatric high blood pressure study, 6 through 11 years

The UofL Kosair Charities Pediatric Clinical Research Unit at Kosair Children's Hospital is conducting a clinical research study to evaluate the safety and dose response of an investigational drug used to treat high blood pressure. Children from 6 through 11 years of age diagnosed with high blood pressure may be eligible for participation. Subjects will be compensated for time/travel. IRB #10.0306

For more information, call 629-5820 or 620-0000 (pager) or email carich01@louisville.edu.

 

7.) Research study for nausea and vomiting after a scheduled surgery, birth through 17 years

The UofL Kosair Charities Pediatric Clinical Research Unit at Kosair Children’s Hospital is conducting a clinical research study to evaluate the safety and dose response of a drug given orally prior to a scheduled surgery that is used to prevent post-operative nausea and vomiting.  Children from birth to 17 years of age may be eligible for participation.  Subjects may be compensated for time/travel. IRB #12.0552

If your child is scheduled or being scheduled for surgery, please call 629-5820 or 620-0000 (pager) to speak to study personnel, or email carich01@louisville.edu.

 

8.) Pain study, infants and toddlers, less than 2 years

The UofL Kosair Charities Pediatric Clinical Research Unit at Kosair Children’s Hospital is conducting a clinical research study to evaluate acetaminophen given into a vein to treat moderate to severe pain in infants and children less than 2 years of age following surgery or an injury. Subjects may be compensated for time/travel. IRB #12.0228

For more information, contact Tressa Bratton by email at tchent01@louisville.edu or by phone at 629‐5820 or 620‐0000 (pager)

 

9.) Adolescent fibromyalgia study, 12 to 17 years

The Kosair Charities Pediatric Clinical Research Unit at Kosair Children's Hospital is conducting a clinical research study to evaluate the safety and effectiveness of an investigational medication being studied as a possible treatment for fibromyalgia. Adolescents ages 12 to 17 years old who have been diagnosed with fibromyalgia may be eligible for participation. If child qualifies to take part in this research study, he/she will attend seven clinic visits over a 17-week period. If qualified, child will receive the study medication or placebo (an inactive look-alike pill) and study-related care at no cost. Parents may be compensated for their time/travel. IRB # 10.0116

For more information, call 629-5820 or pager 620-0000.

 

10.) Pediatric pain study, 7 through 16 years

The UofL Kosair Charities Pediatric Clinical Research Unit at Kosair Children's Hospital is conducting a clinical research study to evaluate the safety, pharmacokinetics and efficacy of an investigational drug used to treat moderate to severe prolonged or persistent pain.  Children 7 to less than 17 years of age who require continuous analgesia for moderate to severe pain for an extended period of time may be eligible for participation.  Patients will be reimbursed for reasonable travel costs associated with their participation in the study. IRB #12.0192 

For more information, call Karrie Kernen at 629-5820 or 620-0000 (pager).

 

11.) Type 2 diabetes mellitus study, 10 to 17 years

The Kosair Charities Pediatric Clinical Research Unit and the Wendy L. Novak Diabetes Care Center are conducting a clinical research study to evaluate the metabolism, as well as safety, of a medication in children and adolescents aged 10 to 17 years old who have been diagnosed with Type 2 Diabetes. If the child qualifies to take part in this research study, he/she will attend 3 clinic visits; receive the study medication and study-related care at no cost. Compensation available for time/travel.  IRB #12.0380

For additional information, contact Kupper Wintergerst or Lauren Rayborn by email or at 629-7544 or 620-0000 (pager).

 

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