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Research Looks at Medical Errors
A study by researchers from the UC Medical Center concludes that family physicians identify errors and preventable adverse events frequently during patient visits.
Third Frontier Network Propels Genome Research
UC's Genome Research Institute was the host of the second demonstration of Ohio's new Third Frontier Network (TFN), an effort to connect hospitals and medical research labs across the state, making Ohio a world leader in using technologically advanced networking to improve health care research and education.
Jensen Named Wile Chair in Cancer Research
Elwood V. Jensen, PhD, a pioneer in the field of endocrinology and cancer, has been appointed to the George J. and Elizabeth Wile Chair in Cancer Research.
Soundbites from "Creating the Future"
The 2004 State of the Medical Center Address, "Creating the Future", was presented on April 20 and 21 by Jane E. Henney, MD, Senior Vice President and Provost for Health Affairs.
UC Physicians Among Four Ohioans to Receive National Award
Four distinguished women physicians from Ohio now have one more distinction to add to their impressive resumes: they have been named Local Legends.
UC Honors Business-Boosting Entrepreneurs
UC honored an alumnus and three faculty members this month for entrepreneurship in translating their expertise into new business opportunities.
Lung Cancer Symposium
The UC Division of Hematology/Oncology will present the Fourth Annual Lung Cancer Symposium June 19 from 8 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. at the Kingsgate Conference Center.
Couch Receives Research Award
A UC scientist who studies nutrition in the prevention and treatment of diabetes and cardiovascular disease has won the Ohio Dietetic Association's 2004 Research Dietitian Award.
Pharmacy Students Give Back
Students groups in the College of Pharmacy are involved in many outreach activities, helping those in need in the Tri-State. This past year, the Student Society of Health-System Pharmacists (SSHP) participated in a stuffed animal drive.
Program Paves Way for Physicians Entering Cancer Research
Syed A. Ahmad, MD, assistant professor of surgery at the UC Medical Center, is one of four talented young physicians chosen to participate in the "Young Investigators" Training Course through the Southwest Oncology Group.
Database Details Functions of More than 20,000 Genes
An international consortium of scientists has identified and banked detailed functional information for more than 20,000 human genes, establishing a connection between DNA sequence and gene function and products, and to the clinical effects that each gene function has upon human health.
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