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New Microscope Melds Speed, Clarity for Dynamic Imaging
Christmas 2010 came a few days late for Jay Hove, PhD, but he didn’t mind. The state-of-the-art microscope that arrived at the end of December was worth the wait.

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Patient Regains Voice, Wins Seat as Brown County Commissioner With Help of Surgical Procedure and UC Health Airway Program
In April 2010, Rick Eagan made a phone call to his wife, Margaret. It wasn’t a long call, but Margaret remembers it word for word: "He said, ‘Hi, I love you.’ I hadn’t heard that since Nov. 24.”
Student Makes Impact Through Mentoring Program
In medical school, setting time aside for anything outside of studies can be a challenge. But fourth-year College of Medicine student John Pascoe found the time to make a difference in the life of a child.
Research Reveals Mechanisms That Help Body Defend Against Inhaled Pathogens
New research co-led by scientists at the University of Cincinnati and Boston University recently identified the mechanisms that allow certain proteins to bind to sugars in the body to produce a defense mechanism against inhaled pathogens, such as the bacteria and viruses that cause common forms of pneumonia.
Focus on Science: Randall Sakai, PhD
Randall Sakai, PhD, is a professor of psychiatry and neuroendocrinology expert. He received his bachelor’s degree in zoology from the University of Washington in 1982 and his PhD in biology in 1988 from the University of Pennsylvania.
Protein Tied to Heart Failure Studied
Researchers in the department of pharmacology and cell biophysics have found that higher levels of a certain protein in the body could cause heart failure—a finding that could help researchers create cellular-targeted treatments and prevent cardiac failure from occurring.
Alumnus Appointed to National Board to Help With Oil Spill
Findings recently had the opportunity to speak to Rafael Moure-Eraso, PhD, a UC College of Medicine distinguished alumnus (MS ’74 and PhD ’82) from the environmental health industrial hygiene program.
Heart Failure Program Gears Up With Expanded Capabilities
On Jan. 5, 2011, staff at UC Health University Hospital were trained on the HeartMate II device, the newest left ventricular assist device offering long-term support for patients ineligible for cardiac transplant.
Lifelong Smoker Encourages Others to 'Snuff the Habit'
While flipping through the newspaper one day, Joann Behm saw a story about a clinical trial being conducted at the UC College of Medicine that tests a new way of screening lung cancer in people at high risk for the disease.
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Nurse Anesthetist Program Celebrates 65th Anniversary
The 65th anniversary of the UC College of Nursing nurse anesthetist program was celebrated Jan. 24th with an open house at UC Health University Hospital.
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