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Cincinnati.com: Study involving UC could help ID genetic markers...

October 12, 2020

In one of the first studies of its kind, a University of Cincinnati researcher is using a grant from the Ohio attorney general’s office to research the pharmacogenomics of opioid addiction. The grant was awarded to Caroline Freiermuth, MD, associate professor in the Department of Emergency Medicine at the UC College of Medicine, the principal investigator for the study. The initial year will be supported with $1.63 million from the attorney general’s office, secured through money collected from pharmaceutical companies involved in opioid lawsuits.

UC researcher examines genetic role in addiction

October 12, 2020

In one of the first studies of its kind, a University of Cincinnati researcher is using a grant from the Ohio attorney general’s office to research the pharmacogenomics of opioid addiction. The grant was awarded to Caroline Freiermuth, MD, associate professor in the Department of Emergency Medicine at the UC College of Medicine, the principal investigator for the study. The initial year will be supported with $1.63 million from the attorney general’s office, secured through money collected from pharmaceutical companies involved in opioid lawsuits. Pharmacogenomics, a relatively new field, is the study of how genes affect a person's response to drugs.

UC research sees decrease in emergency visits for stroke care

July 9, 2020

Immediately following the announcement of COVID-19 prevention measures in March, the Greater Cincinnati Tristate region saw a nearly 40% decline in patients coming to the hospital in time for emergency stroke care, according to researchers from the University of Cincinnati College of Medicine and Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center. The researchers are calling for urgent public education to mitigate a potential crisis of stroke patients avoiding needed emergency care due to concerns about COVID-19

UC Emergency Medicine faculty named fellow in ELAM program for...

April 25, 2019

Elizabeth Leenellett, MD, associate professor in the Department of Emergency Medicine at the UC College of Medicine, will serve as a fellow in the 25th anniversary class of the Hedwig van Ameringen Executive Leadership in Academic Medicine (ELAM) program for women. Leenellett is one of 60 women nationwide selected for the fellowship which begins Sept. 1, 2019, and runs through April 2020. She is also the vice chair of Women's Initiatives in the Department of Emergency Medicine, and founded the UC Emergency Medicine Program of Women in Leadership.

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