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UC Sells Rights to Weight-Loss Nasal Spray
Nastech Pharmaceutical Co. Inc., of Bothell, Wash., has acquired worldwide patent rights from UC for drugs that could potentially suppress appetite, reduce food intake and induce weight loss. If Nastech obtains Food & Drug Administration (FDA) approval for its nasal spray technology to administer the drug as a treatment for obesity, it could be worth millions of dollars in revenue for UC.
Skull-Base Program Introduces Latest Techniques
UC is to revitalize its nationally renowned Division of Skull Base Surgery by introducing new treatments and pioneering "virtual surgery" as a teaching tool.
Online Drugs Could Do More Harm Than Good
Ordering drugs online might seem easy and economical, but you could be getting dangerously less than you bargained for.
Tissue from Chernobyl Yields Clue to Preventing Radiation Damage
UC and German researchers studying thyroid tumors from victims of the 1986 Chernobyl nuclear reactor accident have identified a new type of genetic damage that appears to be a specific characteristic of radiation exposure.
PM&R Prof Edits Special Issues of Rehab Journals
Stephen Page, PhD, director of research and assistant professor in the Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation (PM&R), recently edited two special issues of leading rehabilitation journals.
Summer Research at UC Pays Off in a Big Way
Jaysson Brooks, an Oakwood College student who participated in the Summer Undergraduate Research Fellowship program and Summer Research Scholars program at the UC College of Medicine, received top honors at the Annual Biomedical Research Conference for Minority Students in Dallas, Texas, in November.
Get Your Findings Fix
Changes are coming to Medical Center Findings in 2005--with the first change already in place.
Study Confirms Risk During Delivery After C-Section
A nationwide study of women who chose vaginal delivery after previously undergoing a cesarean section shows that the often-debated complications are possible, although the absolute risk is small.
Third Frontier Network "Lights Up"
Ohio has officially launched the Third Frontier Network (TFN), the most advanced statewide, fiber-optic network for education, research and economic development.
Medical Sciences Building
Look for the latest construction news in your e-mail inbox and avoid obstacles, sealed-off doors or other inconveniences due to our ongoing MSB/CARE construction project.
Jensen Honored by State of Ohio
The Ohio House of Representatives honored Elwood V. Jensen, PhD, of UC's Department of Cell Biology, Neurobiology and Anatomy, in December for his research and discoveries into the treatment of breast cancer.
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