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Hove Wins 'Highest' Young Scientist Award From U.S. Government
UC physiologist Jay Hove, PhD, has been named a winner of the prestigious 2006 Presidential Early Career Award for Scientists and Engineers (PECASE). PECASE is recognized as the highest award offered to young scientists by the U.S. government.

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College of Medicine Appoints Two Department Chairs
The College of Medicine has named chairs for the departments of psychiatry and of molecular genetics, biochemistry and microbiology.
UC Inks Deal for Drug Discovery
UC is teaming up with a clinical stage pharmaceutical company to discover, develop and commercialize new drugs for viral infections.
Bridging a Gap: Physician's Partnership Gives Patient Another Lease on Life
William Davis, 60, says he tries to visit his son in the south every fall. “It’s mostly a hunting trip for us,” says the West Union resident. “We look for squirrels, rabbits or wild hogs, but the older I get, the more I just like to the enjoy nature surrounding me.”
Grant Seeks to Spur Research in Neurosciences
An annual award intended to stimulate clinical research among neurosurgical residents has been established within the department of neurosurgery at the College of Medicine.
Virtual Colonoscopy Exams? Yes, They Are Effective
New evidence supports a “virtual” option for the 40 million Americans who avoid potentially life-saving colorectal cancer screening exams because of anxiety over the invasive nature of colonoscopies.
GRI Receives $250,000 County Grant
Hamilton County Commissioner Todd Portune recently presented UC’s Genome Research Institute (GRI) with a $250,000 grant from the county’s economic development fund.
Epilepsy Drug May Curb Alcohol Dependence
A drug commonly prescribed to treat seizures associated with epilepsy reduces heavy drinking and promotes abstinence among alcohol-dependent people, a newly published study shows.
Web Site, Magazine Win Two Awards
The Academic Health Center public relations (PR) and communications office has been awarded two honors—one for excellence in Web communications and the other for magazine production.
'Quitters' Really Do Win Through Smoking Cessation Program
Sometimes quitters do win, especially among smokers.Nearly 100 Hamilton County smokers have kicked the habit long-term through the pharmacist-assisted Win by Quitting smoking cessation clinic at the UC Barrett Cancer Center at University Hospital.
Hands-On Initiative Prepares Medical Students, Residents for Treating Diverse Patient Populations
Health care is very complicated in our society. It has become even more complex recently as doctors struggle with the cultural, linguistic and socioeconomic barriers their patients bring to the examining room every day. But UC is working to change all of that.
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