Wagoner Appears on ABC News
The Medical Center made national news May 12 when ABC-TV came to town
to interview Lynne Wagoner, MD, about the use of growth factor protein
FGF1 to generate new coronary arteries (Findings, April 2004).
Family Practice Treats Needy Racetrack Workers
Many of the hundreds of seasonal grooms and stable hands employed at
Cincinnati's River Downs racetrack can't afford the medical care they
desperately need, nor do they have the transportation to get to a
Nelson Watts, MD, FACE, professor of medicine and director of the UC
Bone Health and Osteoporosis Center, has been designated a Master in
his specialty by the American College of Endocrinology.
Waltz Studies Protein and Breast Cancer
A Department of Surgery scientist has won a five-year, $1.5 million
National Cancer Institute grant to study the link between one of the
body's naturally occurring "receptor" proteins and breast cancer.
Family Medicine Pioneer Honored
The Medical Center is honoring Robert Smith, MD, FAAFP, FRCGP,
professor emeritus of family medicine, and his wife, Myfanwy Smith, by
establishing a chair in their names.