Cause of fatal childhood disorder revealed in gene study
The University of Edinburgh

A gene involved in brain development that can lead to severe disability and infant death has been identified by scientists. Mutations in the gene caus..Read More

Marathon Risk for Non-Runners
Harvard Medical School

People who suffer heart attacks or cardiac arrests in the vicinity of an ongoing major marathon are more likely to die within a month due to delays in..Read More

Elsevier and ANPD Launch Mosby’s Medical-Surgical Nursing Orientation Course
Elsevier

Elsevier, the information analytics company specializing in science and health, and the Association for Nursing Professional Development (ANPD), the o..Read More

Undergraduate Student in the Kashatus Lab receives Rotary Fellowship to continue her research at Cambridge!
UVA

Ashley Ferguson will study at the University of Cambridge’s Medical Research Council Cancer Unit with a Rotary Global Grant next year. “Ferguson is re..Read More

Congratulations to Joe Mychaleckyj and Ani Manichaikul!
UVA

Two resident faculty of the Center were recently awarded research grants. Joe Mychaleckyj was awarded (with Palak Shah) a joint UVA-Inova seed grant e..Read More

Carolina Honors Nine Individuals and Groups for Public Service
UNC Global

Community-based services for the elderly, pro bono legal assistance and a refugee health program were some of the projects recognized at the Universit..Read More

UR Medical Center Board Honors Top Staff with Excellence Awards
University of Rochester

Ten individuals and four teams were honored by the University of Rochester Medical Center Board on Jan. 17 for their dedication, service and outstandi..Read More

Singers from “The Voice” to Lead Harbor House Rocks
University of Rochester

Nick Hagelin and Bryan Bautista, singers who competed on “The Voice,” and local musicians will come together Friday, April 21, to support Harbor House..Read More

New Elsevier Book Examines Complex Mechanisms Relating to Cardiac Diseases
Elsevier

Elsevier, the information analytics company specializing in science and health, today announced the publication of The Heart in Rheumatic, Autoimmune ..Read More

Community-University Partnership Awards
University of Wisconsin

CCHE would like to share the announcement that the nominations are open for the 2017 UW-Madison Community-University Partnership Awards ~ The UW-Madis..Read More

Researcher Bruce Gelb Named President-Elect of the American Pediatric Society
Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai

Bruce D. Gelb, MD, has been elected President of the American Pediatric Society (APS) by the organization’s members. Dr. Gelb will serve as President-..Read More

Russian Scientists Create Biological Shield against Nerve Gas, Pesticides
UNC

Alexander “Sasha” Kabanov, Ph.D., led a team that has created a new way to package and deliver a potent enzyme that can reverse — and even prevent — p..Read More

David Gray set to play 11th annual charity concert benefiting
Nationwide Children's Hospital

Officials of the Memorial Tournament presented by Nationwide announced today the details of its 2017 benefit concert. Entering its 11th year, IGS Ener..Read More

Ravi Kalhan, MD, MSCI, named co-director of MSCI program
Northwestern Medicine

"We are excited to welcome Ravi Kalhan to the MSCI team,” said Dr. Fleming. “His insight as a practicing clinical investigator and MSCI alum is sure t..Read More

Mount Sinai Health System Leaders to Present at 2017 Asia Health Exhibition
Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai

Mount Sinai Health System clinical and executive leaders will present at the 2017 Asia Health Exhibition to be held in Singapore, April 3-5. They will..Read More

Diversity conference speaker Shatki Butler grew up in a black world, and a white one
University of Rochester

Shakti Butler wishes she could avoid thinking about race for one day. So far, it’s been an impossible dream. “I could be at the beach, having a great ..Read More

Minnesota Valve Symposium
University of Minnesota

The fourth annual Minnesota Valve Symposium brings together local, national and international leaders in valvular heart disease and transcatheter aort..Read More

UPMC Jameson President Doug Danko Announces Retirement
University of Pittsburgh

UPMC Jameson President Doug Danko today announced that he will retire this summer after 42 years of service to the hospital. Don Owrey, president at U..Read More

Uncorking a Wine-Related Cancer Treatment, University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health
University of Wisconsin

MADISON — Resveratrol — that intriguing substance that seems to make red wine heart-healthy — is being proposed for clinical trials later this year ag..Read More

All NIH Human Embryonic Stem Cell Registry Lines Now Deposited at NSCB
University of Wisconsin

MADISON — The U.S. National Stem Cell Bank (NSCB) has announced that it has received deposits of two human embryonic stem cell lines from Cellartis AB..Read More

Wisconsin Partnership Awards New Grants
University of Wisconsin

MADISON — Scientists with ideas for improving cancer care and for reducing radiation exposure from CT scans were among those receiving New Investigato..Read More

Wetting the Bed Could Be All in the Head
University of Wisconsin

MADISON — Think brain, not bladder, when it comes to your child’s bedwetting problem. Don’t blame it on laziness, says an assistant professor of urolo..Read More

Vascular Graft Bypasses Aneurysm
University of Wisconsin

A unique surgical approach developed to bypass a giant aneurysm in the brain of a young woman from Chippewa Falls may help others who need a bypass fo..Read More

Genetic Information Improves Warfarin Prescribing
University of Wisconsin

MADISON — Warfarin, one of the world’s most widely used drugs, is also one of the trickiest to prescribe. Half of those who take it are at risk of ser..Read More

Mending a Broken Heart With Stem Cells
University of Wisconsin

MADISON — A little more than a year after University of Wisconsin-Madison scientists showed they could turn skin cells back into stem cells, they have..Read More

Special Protein Helps Maintain an Efficient Brain
University of Wisconsin

Madison, Wisconsin — The instruction manual for maintaining an efficient brain may soon include a section on synaptotagmin-IV (Syt-IV), a protein know..Read More

Richard Moss Named Research Dean, University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health
University of Wisconsin

Madison, Wisconsin — Richard L. Moss, PhD, the Robert Turell Professor of Physiology and chair of the physiology department, has been appointed senior..Read More

From Heart Patient to Med Student: A Heart Walk Journey, University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health
University of Wisconsin

MADISON - Kyle Pauly had her first open-heart surgery when she was just seven months old. Born with pulmonary stenosis, Pauly pulled through the surge..Read More

Early Alzheimer's Screenings Could Cut Health Care Costs
University of Wisconsin

Madison, Wisconsin — As the nation debates how to control costs as part of health care reform, an Alzheimer's disease researcher says early diagnosis ..Read More

Mouse Study Sheds Light on Hearing Loss in Older Adults
University of Wisconsin

Madison, Wisconsin - Becoming "hard of hearing" is a standard but unfortunate part of aging: A syndrome called age-related hearing loss affects about ..Read More

Atherosclerosis Imaging Research Program Selected for Air Pollution Study
University of Wisconsin

Madison, Wisconsin - Scientists and environmentalists have been warning us for decades that air pollution is harmful to our health.   Cardiovascular i..Read More

UW to Begin Research Into Disparities in Heart and Lung Disease
University of Wisconsin

Madison, Wisconsin - With the help of a $5.2 million federal stimulus-program grant, the University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health ..Read More

UW-Madison Launches H1N1 Study with Asthma Sufferers
University of Wisconsin

Madison, Wisconsin - The University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health (SMPH) is one of just seven research centers conducting the firs..Read More

FDA-Approved Heart Pump Could Benefit Thousands of Heart Failure Patients
University of Wisconsin

Madison, Wisconsin - Although they have neither a pulse nor a measurable blood pressure, people with advanced heart failure lived longer and felt bett..Read More

Federal Grant Funds Production of Stem Cells at UW-Madison for Clinical Trials
University of Wisconsin

Madison, Wisconsin - The long struggle to move the most versatile stem cells from the laboratory to the clinic got another boost with an $8.8 million ..Read More

UW-Madison Research Finds Diabetes Goes Undiagnosed Due to Flaws in Screening
University of Wisconsin

Madison, Wisconsin - Using one of the two major national diabetes screening guidelines misses about one-third of those with diabetes, consequently put..Read More

UW-Madison Study Has Implications for Understanding Ion Channel Defects
University of Wisconsin

Madison, Wisconsin - A University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health team has made a discovery important to the millions of people who ..Read More

UW-Madison Scientists Collaborate on Ultrasensitive Detector That Pinpoints Big Problems in Tiny Fetal Hearts
University of Wisconsin

Madison, Wisconsin - At the University of Wisconsin-Madison, one of the most powerful magnetic detectors in the world is helping screen high-risk preg..Read More

Morgridge Institute for Research Announces Scientific Leadership Team, Research Areas
University of Wisconsin

Madison, Wisconsin - The Morgridge Institute for Research, the private side of the new interdisciplinary Wisconsin Institutes for Discovery at the Uni..Read More

Sudden Cardiac Arrest Program Receives Funding
University of Wisconsin

A multidisciplinary team of University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health physiologists and cardiac specialists has launched a new prog..Read More

Faculty to Serve on Morgridge Institute Leadership Team
University of Wisconsin

Three University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health faculty members have been chosen to serve on the leadership team of the Morgridge I..Read More

OHSU launches “multiple mini interviews” model for medical school applicants
Oregon Health & Science University

Exceptional academic ability will always be essential for physicians who must be skilled at processing and integrating large amounts of information. T..Read More

David Epstein’s Flight Back to Health at Weill Cornell
Cornell University

When David Epstein — a healthy, active 41-year-old father of three — went for his annual physician checkup, he was expecting a normal appointment. His..Read More

A Look at a Leader: Bizz Grimes, RN
Indiana University

Every day is different for Bizz Grimes, RN, a nurse in the Maternal Fetal Medicine Prenatal Diagnosis Clinic at Indiana University Health. The clinic ..Read More

Dr. Antonello Bonci Receives 2017 Distinguished Scientist Award
UNC

In 2011, the Distinguished Scientist Award was established by the Behavioral and Integrative Neuroscience Program. This student-led award was develope..Read More

Biophysicist Gregory M. Alushin receives White House honor for early career scientists
Rockfeller University

Gregory M. Alushin, assistant professor and head of the Laboratory of Structural Biophysics and Mechanobiology, has been chosen by President Obama as ..Read More

Grad Student Receives Congenital Heart Defect Research Award
UVA

Congratulations to biomedical engineering graduate student Xiaoying Cai for being selected as one of seven fellows by the American Heart Association a..Read More

Dr. Ikonomidis will be the new chief of Cardiothoracic Surgery
UNC

John S. Ikonomidis, M.D, Ph.D., will become the new chief of the Division of Cardiothoracic Surgery at UNC on March 1. Dr. Ikonomidis, a cardiac surge..Read More

Lifeline achievement award
UNC

UNC Hospitals has received the Mission: Lifeline® Gold Receiving Quality Achievement Award for implementing specific quality improvement measures outl..Read More

UNC-Chapel Hill awarded $19 million to study atherosclerosis risk in communities
UNC

 The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill’s Collaborative Studies Coordinating Center at Gillings School of Global Public Health’s has been awa..Read More