The winter blues aren’t hitting Aimee Brown, 35, this year. “I don’t let little things get me down,” says the mother of two. “What
really matters is that I can sit down on the ground and play with my
children. I can hear my daughter laugh and my son say, ‘I love you,
Mommy.’ We are blessed.”
Cancer Drug Development Program Opens at UC
When traditional therapies fail, early stage clinical trials represent a new beacon of hope for patients with seemingly terminal cancers. This winter, the UC College of Medicine launched a phase-1 clinical trials unit through the newly established Early Drug Development Program. Olivier Rixe, MD, PhD, professor of medicine in the hematology oncology di-vision at UC, serves as dir-ector of the program.
UC, Children's Partner for Tissue Engineering
An award from the National Institute of Arthritis and Musculo-skeletal
and Skin Diseases will aid a partnership between UC and Cincinnati
Children’s Hospital Medical Center in finding new ways to use adult
stem cells to speed repair of musculoskeletal soft tissue injuries.
Many Women Overlook Uterine Cancer Symptoms
One of the most common cancers affecting women in the United States has
a precancerous state and obvious warning signs, yet almost 8,000 women
die from the disease annually.
New Researcher Brings $1.8 Million in Funding to Study How Cold Temperatures Affect Pain
It makes perfect sense that a researcher would come to the University of Cincinnati from the University of Florida to study how cold temperatures affect pain, but research is conducted in a laboratory and that laboratory can be located anywhere. The department of anesthesiology’s newest faculty member, Jianguo Gu, PhD, however, chose UC’s College of Medicine.
Nursing, DAAP Join Forces to Improve Health Care Items
Faculty and students from UC’s College of Design, Architecture, Art and
Planning (DAAP) are collaborating with the university’s College of
Nursing to re-examine and redesign often overlooked health care
items—such as bed trays and walkers—which are key to comfort and care
in both medical and home environments.