The University of Cincinnati (UC) Department of Environmental Health, moving to take a national leadership role in toxicological risk assessment, has added key faculty and staff with expertise in the rapidly evolving field.
Two $50,000 grants were awarded as a result of the 2015 half-day cancer research retreat Tuesday, July 14, which took place at the Kingsgate Marriott Conference Center and involved multidisciplinary researchers from across UC.
The University of Cincinnati Office of Research is once again sponsoring an Intensive Grant Writing Workshop. This program provides one-on-one mentoring as you write a grant application to a funding agency.
Alison Weiss, Professor of Molecular Genetics, Biochemistry and Microbiology, will serve as co-principal investigator for the grant, "Gastrointestinal Organoids as a model system for studying enteric disease."
Both low and high levels of manganese in blood and hair were associated with lower IQ scores in children living in eastern Ohio, according to new research from Erin Haynes, Associate Professor of Environmental Health.
Danielle Bessett, assistant professor of McMicken’s Department of Sociology, recently published “Barriers to Contraceptive Access after Health Care Reform: Experiences of Young Adults in Massachusetts” in a Women’s Health Issue’s article.
The National Science Foundation recently awarded a grant to Biological Sciences Professor Elke Buschbeck to support her research on a strangely organized eye, which is unique among all known eye types.
A national presentation and discussion by Anthropology Assistant Professor Leila Rodriguez will examine the intellectual, practical and ethical challenges for anthropologists when they’re hired to serve as expert witnesses.
Rebecca Howell, assistant professor of Otolaryngology, is the only expert in the Tristate performing this procedure, which she says is a safe, FDA-approved alternative to traditional surgery for patients with chronic issues.
Whether she’s nurturing plants in Rieveschl Hall’s rooftop greenhouse, mentoring students in her lab or reviewing submissions for the online plant sciences journal she co-founded, Biological Sciences associate professor Theresa Culley focuses her work on making a positive difference.
Susan McElroy, professor of psychiatry and behavioral neuroscience, who led the clinical trials, said the new treatment option was an "important development to the patients who continue to live with this complex disorder."
A study involving Susan Pinney (Environmental Health) has identified a gene that could be tied to increased risk of lung cancer. This gene has been shown in previous studies to have a tie to early onset Parkinson’s disease.
Lesley Arnold, MD, professor of psychiatry and behavioral neuroscience at UC, will use neuroimaging techniques to evaluate the brain and spinal mechanisms that may be underlying the development of chronic pain.
Litsa Kranias, PhD, Hanna Professor and Director of cardiovascular biology, is among a select group of researchers invited to discuss her contributions to cardiovascular and stroke research at the American Heart Association.
Laura Woollett, a professor of pathology and laboratory medicine at the UC College of Medicine, has received a grant from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation to continue studying fetal growth rates in underdeveloped countries.