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.
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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 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