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UC Leads Successful Search for Lung Cancer Gene
A national research consortium led by a UC Medical Center scientist has found evidence of a genetic cause for lung cancer. This is the first suggestion that lung cancer, long tied to cigarette smoking and other external causes, might also be an inherited disease.
New Internal Med Chief Seeks Segue from Science to Patient Care
Look for a UC Department of Internal Medicine strong in patient care, education and "translational research," says its new chairman, Bradley Britigan, MD.
Study Shows Lead Poison Treatment Ineffective
A nine-year study of the treatment of lead-poisoned children suggests that prevention is far more effective than cure.
Hyperbaric Therapy Offers New Option For Brain Radiation Injuries
Brain cancer patients from across the United States are coming to Cincinnati for a new, potentially life-saving hyperbaric treatment pioneered by Laurie Gesell, MD, in the Department of Emergency Medicine.
Kagan Named Shriners Chief of Staff
Richard J. Kagan, MD, has been appointed chief of staff of the Shriners Hospital for Children.
Nahleh Chosen for Cancer Research Training
Zeina Nahleh, MD, was one of four applicants chosen to participate in the Southwest Oncology Group Young Investigators Training Course this fall.
Nursing Academy to Induct Gates
Donna Gates, EdD, RN, will be inducted into the American Academy of Nursing in Washington, DC, in November for her contributions to occupational and community health nursing.
Kadekaro Wins Young Investigator Award
Ana Luisa Kadekaro, PhD, a postdoctoral fellow in the Department of Dermatology, won a Young Investigator's Award in the Postdoctoral Fellow category for her presentation at the Annual Meeting of the Pan American Society for Pigment Cell Research.
LabOne Growing
LabOne broke ground for a new 136,000-square-foot laboratory in Bond Hill June 15, its second-largest location.
McClain Honored by ACOG
Clarence McLain, MD, professor emeritus in the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, is to receive the Distinguished Service Award of the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists (ACOG).
Go Nuts ... Improve Your Health
Eating nuts can be a good way of lowering total cholesterol and reducing the risk of cardiovascular disease, says Cynthia Goody, PhD, assistant professor and nutritionist in the College of Allied Health Sciences.
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