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UC researchers recommend universal screening to tackle rise in...

Cedric Ricks

Wed, October 17, 2018

Physicians are encountering a growing number of younger patients who are testing positive for hepatitis C virus (HCV) fueled largely by the opioid crisis impacting communities around the country. That increase and more effective and tolerable drug regimens for HCV infection, means one-time universal screening of all adults for HCV is now cost effective and recommended, say physician-researchers in the University of Cincinnati (UC) College of Medicine.

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UC researcher fighting breast cancer with light therapy

Katie Pence

Tue, October 16, 2018

Nalinikanth Kotagiri, MD, PhD, assistant professor in the James L. Winkle College of Pharmacy and a cluster hire for the Cincinnati Cancer Center, is hoping to study ways ultraviolet light can activate light-sensitive drugs to treat metastatic breast cancer.

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Featured image for UC researchers recommend universal screening to tackle rise in hepatitis C

UC researchers recommend universal screening to tackle rise in...

Cedric Ricks

Wed, October 17, 2018

Physicians are encountering a growing number of younger patients who are testing positive for hepatitis C virus (HCV) fueled largely by the opioid crisis impacting communities around the country. That increase and more effective and tolerable drug regimens for HCV infection, means one-time universal screening of all adults for HCV is now cost effective and recommended, say physician-researchers in the University of Cincinnati (UC) College of Medicine.

Featured image for UC researcher fighting breast cancer with light therapy

UC researcher fighting breast cancer with light therapy

Katie Pence

Tue, October 16, 2018

Nalinikanth Kotagiri, MD, PhD, assistant professor in the James L. Winkle College of Pharmacy and a cluster hire for the Cincinnati Cancer Center, is hoping to study ways ultraviolet light can activate light-sensitive drugs to treat metastatic breast cancer.

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Quantitative systems pharmacology model helps UC researchers...

Cedric Ricks

Wed, October 3, 2018

A team of researchers in the University of Cincinnati (UC) College of Medicine has developed a quantitative systems pharmacology (QSP) approach, which uses computational models to predict interactions between a drug and its impact on the body’s biological systems and disease agents, to develop new treatments for Pneumocystis pneumonia, a lethal infection in immunosuppressed patients.

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Cancer Biology chair reappointed, reflects on growth of...

Katie Pence

Wed, September 19, 2018

Jun-Lin Guan, PhD, Francis Brunning Endowed Chair and professor of cancer biology, as well as a leader within the Cincinnati Cancer Center and University of Cincinnati (UC) Cancer Institute, has fostered the growth and success of his department for the last five years, as he first came to UC in 2013.

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Do blueberries and fish oil give our brains a boost?

Alison Sampson

Wed, August 29, 2018

Researchers at the University of Cincinnati (UC) set out to investigate whether steady long-term supplementation of blueberries and fish oil, either alone or combined, would show improvements in older adults with complaints of mild neurological deficits, like forgetfulness.

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