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Pharmacy Partnership Recruits Minority Students
Brandon Curtis thought it was inevitable that he would pursue a career in medicine. After all, his mother is a nurse and his father, aunt and uncle are physicians.

"My dad and his friend from med school had a bet about which one of their sons would say 'hemoglobin' first," Curtis laughs. "My parents have been encouraging me to get into medicine since day one...

Simple Food Preservative Might Aid Chronic Cystic Fibrosis Sufferers
Researchers led by a UC scientist say they have discovered what might be the "Achilles' heel" of a dangerous organism that lives in the lungs of cystic fibrosis patients--a fatal flaw that leaves the organism vulnerable to destruction by a common food preservative.
Young Investigators Lead Cancer Care into the Future: On the Fast Track
Scientists agree the best way to overcome cancer is with research that will uncover better methods of preventing, treating and ultimately eradicating the disease. And UC Cancer Center physician-researchers Zeina Nahleh, MD, Syed Ahmad, MD, and Rami Komrokji, MD, are leading the pack.
$100,000 Gift Honors Alumnus, Benefits Medical Heritage Center
The UC Academic Health Center has received a $100,000 gift to support its Cincinnati Medical Heritage Center Renovation Fund and honor the late Stanley Lucas, MD, a 1951 College of Medicine alumnus.
UC and UH Mark 20 Years of Heart Transplants
Paul Smith, 71, says he'll never forget hearing the words that literally changed his life: "Mr. Smith, you've got a heart." He received the news just 11 hours after arriving at University Hospital (UH) on June 4, 2005.
New Registry Aims to Support Cancer Research
The Breast Cancer Registry of Greater Cincinnati, created by UC's environmental health department and the only resource of its kind in Cincinnati, is now accepting applications from researchers for access to data that can be used for breast cancer study recruitment or data analysis.
Migraines and PMS - A 'Double Whammy'
Migraine headache and premenstrual syndrome (PMS) often occur in women at the same time as their menstrual cycle. Now researchers believe that migraine headache might actually make PMS symptoms worse.
Teens Shadow UC Doc for a Day
Shadowing a UC doctor for just one day may have changed the career paths of two Dayton, Ohio, teenagers - Blake and Grant Eilers, winners of "A Day with a Neurosurgeon," an auction item at last summer's Sunflower Revolution benefit for Parkinson's disease research.
Clinic for Mentally Ill Celebrates 10 Years of Service
When Connie Wilson, EdD, started a clinic for homeless, mentally ill people, she had no idea she would be celebrating its 10-year anniversary. Dr. Wilson started the clinic, called the Health Resource Center of Cincinnati to help homeless, mentally ill people who were repeatedly being treated in the psychiatric unit at University Hospital.
UC Cancer Education Day
The UC Cancer Center's 2006 Community Cancer Education Day will be held Saturday, March 25, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. in the Kingsgate Conference Center.
D'Alessio Named Associate Chair for Research
David D'Alessio, MD, professor of medicine and Albert Vontz Chair in Diabetes Research, has been named associate chair for research in the internal medicine department.
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