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UC Forms Joint Cancer Center With Children's, UH
Southern Ohio has higher-than-average cancer rates, and experts say there is a clear need for a comprehensive cancer program in the region. To help address this need, UC has signed a memorandum of understanding with Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center and University Hospital (UH) to establish a joint cancer center that will enhance and coordinate oncology care from childhood to adulthood in southern Ohio and beyond.

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Facial Transplantations May Be Safer Than Previously Thought
It’s common to hear about organ transplantation nowadays, and the boundaries for this life-saving procedure are constantly expanding. But now, thanks to research that shows lower immunosuppressive risks, even facial transplantation could be considered a safe option.
Orientation Event Has Students Learning From Older Generation
Ralph Cautley, 90, pulled out his vintage suitcase as Erika Moody, Andrea Montgomery and Hesham Mostafa watched with anticipation.
Studies Explore Better Dialysis Options
Having a healthy kidney is worth a billion dollars. But unhealthy kidneys cost about $16 billion more, according to Prabir Roy-Chaudhury, MD, PhD, associate professor of medicine in the division of nephrology and hypertension at UC.
UC to Rededicate Maurice Levine Park Sept. 24
Smack-dab in the heart of one of the busiest and energetic parcels of real estate in Cincinnati—yet “far from the madding crowd” for thousands of faculty, staff and students who have sought strife-free refuge there for nearly 30 years, the Maurice Levine Park is back.
Incoming Med Class Boasts Record Strength in Academics
At 28, Brad Besson has lived a pretty full life. He has spent time as a photographer, a veterinary technician and a chef, and even served a tour in Iraq when the United States invaded in 2003.
Mental Health Advocate Retires From the Clinic She Founded
As a registered nurse, Connie Wilson, EdD, spent countless hours working with patients in the psychiatric emergency unit at University Hospital. She often saw patients come through the unit multiple times and became frustrated that they didn’t seem to be connecting to the services they needed.
Mini Medical College Gives Public an Inside Look on Current Health Trends
College of Medicine faculty will share the latest trends in modern medicine and disease prevention during UC’s annual Mini Medical College—a four-week health series designed for the general public.
Basic Cell Finding May Help Control Skin Pigmentation Disorders
Melanocytes are not the only cells responsible for differences in skin coloration. New research from UC has shown that some of the most basic cells on the skin’s surface influence pigment production and help regulate skin coloration.
Undergrad Students Collaborate on Major Research Projects Through Summer Program
Summer undergraduate research programs—several of which are sponsored by the National Science Foundation and the National Institutes of Health (NIH)—provide undergrads the chance to work one-on-one with faculty and other student researchers in some of UC’s most active laboratories and research facilities.
Immunity Booster May Slow Metastatic Melanoma
Cases of metastatic melanoma have increased by 690 percent in the past 50 years, yet few life-extending treatments are available for people diagnosed with the disease.
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