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Extreme Makeover May Lead to Discovery of Gene Mutation
Christopher Gordon, MD, is a miracle worker in the eyes of a family halfway across the world. That's because Dr. Gordon, a craniofacial surgeon and assistant professor of plastic surgery at UC, recently traveled to Venezuela to help a family afflicted with an undiagnosed syndrome that has caused extreme deformities for more than three generations.
Radiation Oncology Legend Retires
When Bernard Aron, MD, hopped on an airplane in New York bound for Cincinnati in the fall of 1969, he had no idea that he would be seated next to renowned UC radiologist Benjamin Felson, MD.
UC Simplifies Research Agreement with P&G
UC and Procter & Gamble (P&G) have signed an agreement that will make it easier for scientists from both entities to work together on research projects.
Study Shows Young Athletes Ignore Skin Cancer Risk
Thousands of young athletes are at such high risk for developing skin cancer that Brian Adams, MD, a sports medicine specialist at UC and part-time high school coach, says he dreams of the day "when sunscreen is right up there in the locker room next to the Gatorade."
Davis Phinney Foundation's Sunflower Revolution II Raises $160,000
Rob Portman, United States trade representative, and John Tew, MD, professor in the Department of Neurosurgery, were two of more than 400 people who participated in the Davis Phinney Foundation bicycle ride in late August to raise funds for Parkinson's disease research.
Researcher Spurred by Unconventional Ideas
Patrick Tso, PhD, has this "totally crazy idea." What if it were possible to do a blood test on someone and determine from it where in the world they have been traveling? And what if the clues to a person's journeys around the world would also explain why "yo-yo" dieting is so bad for the body? This is what keeps Dr. Tso happy, and extraordinarily productive.
UC Leading Study to Determine Why Minorities with Mood Disorders Face Dangerous Misdiagnosis
UC researchers want to determine why African-Americans seeking help for mood disorders, such as depression or bipolar disorder, are often misdiagnosed with schizophrenia--putting them at risk of receiving incorrect treatment.
New Finding May Aid Adult Stem Cell Collection
Cincinnati scientists have discovered how blood-regenerating stem cells move from bone marrow into the blood stream.
UC Surgeons Expand Expertise with Five New Faculty
UC's Department of Surgery has recruited five faculty members with expertise in oncology, thoracic, transplant and colorectal surgery.
Public Relations Team Expands
The Academic Health Center's Public Relations and Communications department has bolstered its staff with the addition of three public information officers, furthering the department's strategy of maximizing internal communications and media relations efforts.
Six Parkinsons's Disease Experts Join UC
The Academic Health Center has accelerated Cincinnati's effort to combat Parkinson's disease by recruiting six experts in the field.
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