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.
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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
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.
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.
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.
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."