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UC Nets Record Gains in Research Funding
The University of Cincinnati (UC) and its affiliates brought in $378 million in research funding for 2009—$25 million more than 2008 and another record high for the university. UC alone rose 11 percent to $238 million.

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American Recovery and Reinvestment Act to Impact 2010
It’s expected that American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (ARRA) funding, now being awarded for fiscal year 2010, will help UC maintain its momentum moving into the coming year.
Online Tool Houses, Centralizes UC Research Data
Thanks to a university-wide central database, the long days spent searching for a researcher or collaborator, or sitting in front of a computer updating staff information on multiple spreadsheets and Web sites may soon be over.
Diabetes Gets 'Self-Check' With Reporting System
A closer look at the health records of a specific population of UC Health Diabetes Center patients was an eye-opener for center director Barbara Ramlo-Halsted, MD. Only one quarter of this group, all with diabetes and chronic kidney disease, met their goal for optimal blood sugar control.
Device Prevents 'Natural Disaster'
Katrina Williams says her name suits her just fine. “I’m like Hurricane Katrina: a natural disaster,” she says, chuckling. Williams, 60, was rushed to UC Health University Hospital in August with a massive heart attack. This follows a life filled with health problems including bouts with amnesia, brain aneurysms—two occurring at the same time—and a burst aorta.
UC Faculty Travel to Washington, D.C., to Discuss, Support Health Care Reform
Health care reform has become a key phrase in households across the nation, not to mention within the media and among our nation’s leaders.It’s no different at UC, where doctors from all specialties have been traveling to Washington, D.C., to share their ideas about health care reform with those at the forefront of the debate.
'Marvin Mouse' Major Player in Fight Against MS
Just like its namesake, the Marvin Mouse has a game plan—and if all goes well, it could lead to victory over a debilitating disease. The Marvin Mouse is what researchers at UC call a transgenic mouse that is being used as an animal model in experiments designed to shed light on how killer T cells contribute to multiple sclerosis (MS).
Leadership Roles Might Hold Key to Attract Speech Language Pathologist Educators
The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics estimates that there are 110,000 working speech language pathologists (SLP) in the country. Unfortunately, that’s not enough.
NIH Grant Boosts Mental 'Rehearsal' in Stroke Rehabilitation
A five-year, $3.6 million grant from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) will enable UC researchers to explore how mental “rehearsal” of physical activities can improve motor skills in stroke patients.
Crosstown Partnership Benefits Local Community
Put a Bearcat and a Musketeer in a basketball arena and it’s every man for himself. Put them in a small medical clinic at a homeless shelter, however, and they join hands for the good of every man.
Husband's Gift Represents Wife's Passion for Learning
When Julie Woodside was 5 years old, she would gather her dolls together and act out her favorite pasttime—as a nurse. Little wonder then that Woodside, 58, went on to become a senior scrub nurse at UC Health University Hospital, where she still goes to work two days a week with the satisfaction of providing compassionate care.
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