The UC Health George L. Strike Bone Marrow Transplant Center located in the Hoxworth Building on UC's medical campus has received accreditation from the Foundation for the Accreditation of Cellular Therapy (FACT).
Jane Pruemer, PharmD, a professor of pharmacy at the University of Cincinnati (UC) James L. Winkle College of Pharmacy and oncology clinical pharmacy specialist at University of Cincinnati Medical Center (UCMC) and UC Health's Barrett Center, has been named the recipient of the American Society of Health-System Pharmacists (ASHP) Research and Education Foundation's 2013 Pharmacy Residency Excellence Preceptor Award.
The retinoblastoma (Rb) protein plays a critical role in suppressing the multi-step process of cell migration through the bloodstream, lymphovascular invasion and the metastasis of an aggressive type of breast cancer to the lung, researchers at the University of Cincinnati Cancer Institute, the Cincinnati Cancer Center (CCC) and the UC Brain Tumor Center have found.
UC Health physicians are now offering a Food and Drug Administration-approved device that can treat chronic acid reflux, or gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD), with magnets.
Rathore is currently working as a research scientist within the Proteomics & Mass Spectrometry Core Laboratory and the Department of Cancer Biology at UC.
In October 2012, Cheryl Edmonds, 54, got news that changed life as she knew it. After experiencing some stomach pains, she was scheduled to have a CT scan done; her husband of 22 years and a retired police lieutenant, George, was having some continuing GI issues as well and needed to have a CT scan done too, so the doctor got them both in on the same day.
Peter Stambrook, PhD, co-leader of the UC Cancer Institute Comprehensive Head and Neck Center, and Charlotte Auerbach, PhD--the scientist who discovered that mustard gas causes mutations--have something in common.
Researchers at the UC Cancer Institute are conducting a clinical trial to see if using combined chemotherapy medications along with chemoradiation could improve outcomes for patients with locally advanced pancreatic cancer.