UC physiologist Jay Hove, PhD, has been named a winner of the prestigious 2006 Presidential Early Career Award for Scientists and Engineers (PECASE). PECASE is recognized as the highest award offered to young scientists by the U.S. government.
Virtual Colonoscopy Exams? Yes, They Are Effective
New evidence supports a “virtual” option for the 40 million Americans who avoid potentially life-saving colorectal cancer screening exams because of anxiety over the invasive nature of colonoscopies.
GRI Receives $250,000 County Grant
Hamilton County Commissioner Todd Portune recently presented UC’s Genome Research Institute (GRI) with a $250,000 grant from the county’s economic development fund.
Epilepsy Drug May Curb Alcohol Dependence
A drug commonly prescribed to treat seizures associated with epilepsy reduces heavy drinking and promotes abstinence among alcohol-dependent people, a newly published study shows.
Web Site, Magazine Win Two Awards
The Academic Health Center public relations (PR) and communications office has been awarded two honors—one for excellence in Web communications and the other for magazine production.
'Quitters' Really Do Win Through Smoking Cessation Program
Sometimes quitters do win, especially among smokers.Nearly 100 Hamilton County smokers have kicked the habit long-term through the pharmacist-assisted Win by Quitting smoking cessation clinic at the UC Barrett Cancer Center at University Hospital.