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UC Medical Center Receives $1.6 Million National Technology Grant
The UC Medical Center will receive more than $1.6 million over the next four years from the National Institutes of Health (NIH)/National Library of Medicine (NLM) to build "knowledge management systems" that will revolutionize how researchers, educators, students and practitioners at the UC Medical Center organize and apply information.
UC Recognizes Entrepreneurs
UC recognized the winners of two, newly established faculty entrepreneurial awards during the 5th Annual Entrepreneurship Recognition Banquet on Friday, May 16 in the Kingsgate Marriott Conference Center.
Bankston Receives Marie Brown Award
Karen Bankston, RN, MSN, vice president of operations for The University Hospital in Cincinnati, is this year's recipient of the Marie Brown Award.
Reed Named Leader of Vascular Surgery Training Program
The UC Department of Surgery has named Amy Reed, MD, program director of its vascular surgery fellowship program.
SSR Holds Meeting in Cincinnati
The Society for the Study of Reproduction (SSR) will host their 36th Annual Meeting July 19-22 at the Hilton Netherland Plaza Hotel, the Millenium Hotel and the Albert B. Sabin Convention Center in Cincinnati.
Nira Ben-Jonathan Receives 2003 Rieveschl Award
Nira Ben-Jonathan, PhD, professor in the Department of Cell Biology, Neurobiology and Anatomy at the UC College of Medicine, is the winner of the 2003 Rieveschl Award for Distinguished Scientific Research.
Cancer Research
Sue Heffelfinger, MD, PhD, associate professor in the UC Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, found that inhibiting angiogenesis (the growth of new blood vessels) in rats was as effective in preventing the development of breast cancer as was tamoxifen, an anti-estrogen treatment and preventive therapy used to prevent and slow breast cancer in humans.
College of Nursing Faculty Receive National Attention
Researches at the UC College of Nursing have received national attention with recent publications, awards and appointments.
Warnick Elected Secretary-Treasurer of AANS/CNS Section on Tumors
Ronald Warnick, MD, director of Surgical Neuro-Oncology and professor of neurosurgery and radiation oncology at the UC College of Medicine, was named Secretary-Treasurer of the Section on Tumors of the American Association of Neurological Surgeons (AANS) and Congress of Neurological Surgeons (CNS).
Medical Student Wins Research Award
Jason H. Bell, PhD, second year medical student at the UC College of Medicine, recently traveled to Galveston, TX for the 44th Annual National Student Research Forum sponsored by the American Medical Association Educational Foundation at the University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston.
Med Student to Be Radio Voice
Carl Flink, second year medical student at the UC College of Medicine, has been given what he calls a "once in a lifetime opportunity."
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