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UC College of Pharmacy Renamed
When James Winkle was 22, he found himself managing a small, independent pharmacy in Hamilton, Ohio. The experience led him to owning and operating his own pharmacy, and then to a successful career in investment planning.
JUNE 2007

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Fidgety Fish Could Hold Weight-Loss Clues
A team of scientists, led by Jay Hove, PhD, is hoping that the zebrafish, or Danio rerio, will offer important clues about SPA. And he says those clues could one day be used to target obesity.
Melding of Minds Results in Sophisticated 'Proteomics' Analysis Methods and Tools
Several years ago, a number of UC scientists with diverse backgrounds in physics, chemistry, mathematics, computer science and biostatistics came together to establish Cincinnati as a major player in an emerging field known as bioinformatics.
Dean Stern: Exciting Times Ahead at UC College of Medicine
Throughout his 50-minute presentation, “Times of Change,” to College of Medicine faculty on May 15, Dean David Stern, MD, reminded people that despite challenges facing the college, there are plenty of opportunities.
Compound Library Useful for Drug Discovery
Finding better and faster methods for identifying promising drug candidates is the goal of many in academia and industry. In 2006, for example, UC added a rapid screening method—a high-throughput screening system—to its drug-discovery arsenal. Now, the university and its partners have even more ammunition at their disposal.
Notable Physicians Receive College of Medicine's Top Honor
The College of Medicine honored two Daniel Drake Award winners March 19, 2007, at the annual dinner and awards celebration named in honor of the college’s founder.
College of Nursing Partners With Cincinnati Health Department to Expand School Wellness Program
UC College of Nursing faculty are partnering with the Cincinnati Health Department to expand their services to include a nurse practitioner who will conduct well-child assessments in addition to the educational sessions.
Environmental Health Chair Recognized Nationally With Urologic Research Excellence Award
Shuk-mei Ho, PhD, professor and chair of UC’s environmental health department, recently became the second person to receive the Women in Urology Award for Excellence in Urologic Research. The award is presented jointly by the Society of Women in Urology and the Society of Basic Urologic Research.
Patient's Own Platelets Appear to Hasten Skin Wound Healing

A UC researcher says treating skin wounds with a concentrated topical gel of the patient’s own blood platelets instead of with antibiotic ointment and dressings may result in faster healing.

HEALTH LINE: Smart Safety Precautions Help People Avoid Common Summer Burns
Now that the weather is getting warmer and more families are cooking outside, taking road trips and going camping, UC burn specialists want to remind people to take a few extra safety precautions to prevent the painful burn injuries that can quickly take the fun out summer.
Lowering Body Temperature Could Aid Standard Stroke Treatment
UC scientists have developed a model that could help physicians combine current clot-busting medication with below-normal body temperatures (hypothermia) to improve the treatment of ischemic stroke patients.
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