Many drugs, pollutants and other environmental chemicals are inert
until they are metabolized (acted upon by enzymes) to reactive
intermediates that can bind to DNA, cause mutations, and ultimately
cancer. Results of a new study emphasize the importance of studying the
effects of pollutants such as 4-aminobiphenyl (ABP) in live animals.
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Mini Medical College
The UC College of Medicine will open its doors to the community Oct. 7-28 when it hosts the 5th session of Mini Medical College.
CIR Grand Opening
The Center for Imaging Research (CIR) at the UC College of Medicine will host its official opening September 18, 2003.
Class of 2007 Recognized at White Coat Ceremony
At 43, Chuck Pool is the oldest member of the newest class of medical
students at UC. On Friday, August 15, Pool, along with his 160
classmates, crossed the stage in Kresge Auditorium to receive their
white coats at the College of Medicine's 8th Annual White Coat Ceremony.
Transplant Extends Life for Young Mother
Nine months ago, a young woman with carcinoid tumors of the liver, was
given new hope when Joseph Buell, MD, assistant professor of surgery at
the UC Medical Center transplanted her new liver at The University
UC Receives National Science Foundation Partnerships for Innovation Grant
UC in partnership with BIO/START, Emerging Concepts, Hamilton County
Business Center, CincyTech USA and Cincinnati Children's Hospital
Medical Center, was recently awarded a grant of approximately $600,000
over a three-year period from the National Science Foundation's (NSF)
Partnerships for Innovation Program.
AIDS Researcher Recognized
Judith Feinberg, MD, professor of medicine in the Department of
Internal Medicine/Division of Infectious Diseases at the UC College of
Medicine is the recipient of the 2003 Constance B. Wofsy Women's Health
Guard Appointed Chair of NIH Scientific Review Group
Roger Guard, assistant senior vice president, UC Medical Center
Academic Information Technology & Libraries, and associate dean for
Information Systems, UC College of Medicine, was named chairman of the
National Library of Medicine's Biomedical Library and Informatics
Pharmacy Welcomes New Class
The College of Pharmacy will welcome their incoming class of students
during their annual white coat ceremony Tuesday, September 23 at 2:30
p.m. in room 331 of the Health Professions Building.