Associate Professor, Former Vice Dean Publish Pharmacokinetics Textbook
UNC

Award-winning current and former faculty members of the UNC Eshelman School of Pharmacy recently published a textbook on the concepts of pharmacokinet..Read More

New computer program detects cancer by blood sampling
UCLA

UCLA researchers, working with colleagues at the University of Southern California, have developed a computer program to detect cancer based on chemic..Read More

Australian immunologist and Dunn School alumnus Graham Mayrhofer – obituary
University of Oxford

Thanks to his time at the Dunn School, immunology became a lifelong passion and his research interests spanned parasitic infection, inflammation and o..Read More

New partnership launches Carolina Hepatitis Academic Mentorship Program
UNC

 The North Carolina Division of Public Health, Duke University Medical Center and the University of North Carolina School of Medicine have partnered t..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

Australian immunologist and Dunn School alumnus Graham Mayrhofer
University of Oxford

Thanks to his time at the Dunn School, immunology became a lifelong passion and his research interests spanned parasitic infection, inflammation and o..Read More

Associate Professor, Former Vice Dean Publish Pharmacokinetics Textbook
UNC

Award-winning current and former faculty members of the UNC Eshelman School of Pharmacy recently published a textbook on the concepts of pharmacokinet..Read More

Associate Professor, Former Vice Dean Publish Pharmacokinetics Textbook
UNC

Adam Persky, Ph.D., is a clinical associate professor in the Division of Pharmacotherapy and Experimental Therapeutics at the UNC Eshelman School of P..Read More

Stopping cancer in its tracks
University of Chicago

Disrupting autophagy, a cellular housekeeping process, limits cancer spread Researchers from the University of Chicago have shown that inhibiting auto..Read More

Viral escape hatch could be treatment target for hepatitis E
Princeton University

The technique that the hepatitis E virus — an emerging liver virus historically found in developing countries but now on the rise in Europe — uses to ..Read More

Penn Medicine Clinician Insights Reveal Path to High-Value Care in Newly Funded Innovation Projects
University of Pennsylvania

 Penn Medicine has announced funding for five new projects through the Innovation Accelerator Program, many of which feature new tools and platforms f..Read More

Liver Disease Annual Meeting
Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai

Scott L. Friedman, MD, Dean for Therapeutic Discovery and Chief of the Division of Liver Diseases at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, rece..Read More

OHSU Doernbecher scientists first to grow liver stem cells in culture, transplant benefit
Oregon Health & Science University

New mouse research in Nature raises hope that human liver stem cells can be similarly grown, transplanted For decades scientists around the world have..Read More

Scientists describe development of drug that could treat, prevent malaria and mosquito transmission
Oregon Health & Science University

Drug successfully tested in mice; may be major advance as malaria has developed resistance to existing treatments Scientists at Oregon Health & Scienc..Read More

Meri Huch wins Hamdan Award for Medical Research Excellence
University of Cambridge

This award has been given for 18 years in the general field of the treatment of gastrointestinal disorders, and in 2015-2016 the topics are hepatology..Read More

$2.5 million in DOD Funds for First Retrievable Vascular Stent
University of Pittsburgh

“A well-known principle of first aid for bleeding is to apply pressure to the bleeding site,” said Bryan W. Tillman, M.D., Ph.D., assistant professor ..Read More

parasitologist Dennis Kyle named GRA Eminent Scholar
University of Georgia

Kyle, currently a Distinguished Health Professor at the University of South Florida, will join UGA on Jan. 3, 2017, as the GRA Eminent Scholar in Anti..Read More

Watching TV and other sedentary behaviors linked to higher concentration of belly fat
University of Minnesota

Watching television is associated with higher levels of abdominal fat, even among individuals who exercise regularly and maintain a normal weight, a r..Read More

Painless Drug Delivery
NIH -National Institute of Health

Transdermal patches—medicated adhesive pads placed on the skin that release drugs gradually for up to a week—have been available in the U.S. for more ..Read More

NIH and India Partner to Develop Low-Cost Medical Technologies
NIH -National Institute of Health

The National Institute of Biomedical Imaging and Bioengineering (NIBIB), part of the National Institutes of Health (NIH), and the Department of Biotec..Read More

Researchers will compete to create high-quality images from low-dose CT patient data
NIH -National Institute of Health

Researchers who specialize in creating algorithms for reconstructing or denoising CT images are being challenged to see who can produce the best quali..Read More

Guo Awarded Prestigious NIH Grant
The Ohio State University

Peixuan Guo, PhD, Sylvan G. Frank Endowed Chair in Pharmaceutics and Drug Delivery Systems at The Ohio State University College of Pharmacy, has been ..Read More

Researchers Land Large NCI Grants for Liver & Esophageal Cancer Studies
The Ohio State University

Teams of OSUCCC – James scientists have received from the National Cancer Institute (NCI) two large grants for basic-research studies that could lead ..Read More

Ohio State lands distinguished surgeon, top liver cancer expert as new chair
The Ohio State University

​We are pleased to announce that earlier today The Ohio State University Board of Trustees approved the appointment of nationally recognized surgeon a..Read More

Deadly scrub typhus bacteria confirmed in South America
University of Oxford

Researchers from Oxford University and the Pontificia Universidad Católica and Universidad del Desarrollo in Chile confirmed a cluster of cases of the..Read More

UCSF Celebrates Diversity Month
UCSF School Of Medicine

UC San Francisco celebrates the diversity of its campus community during Diversity Month, with events held throughout the month of October. The annual..Read More

Deadly scrub typhus bacteria confirmed in South America
University of Oxford

Researchers from Oxford University and the Pontificia Universidad Católica and Universidad del Desarrollo in Chile confirmed a cluster of cases of the..Read More

Cryoablation: Freezing away breast cancers | Sandra and Edward Meyer Cancer Center
Cornell University

It sounds like the stuff of science fiction: Instead of having a surgical lumpectomy to remove a breast cancer tumor, a thin needle-like device is ins..Read More

Freezing technique is an effective alternative to lumpectomy for early stage breast cancer, study finds | Sandra and Edward Meyer Cancer Center
Cornell University

Rache Simmons, M.D. A deep-freezing technique known as cryoablation is a viable alternative to traditional surgery in many early-stage breast cancers,..Read More

Dr. Rebecca Baergen discusses placenta consumption with NY1
Cornell University

As more women look for ways to improve their postpartum experience, doctors warn against the unproven benefits of eating the placenta. Erin Billups fi..Read More

Dr. Brown Appointed to Vice Chair of Transitions of Care for the WDOM
Cornell University

Dr. Robert Brown Robert S. Brown, Jr., MD, MPH, has been appointed to Vice Chair of Transitions of Care for the Weill Department of Medicine (WDOM). H..Read More

Case Western Reserve Researchers Receive NIH Grant to Support Research Training for Medical Students
Case Western Reserve University

Two Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine researchers have received a Ruth L. Kirschstein National Research Service Award Short-Term Inst..Read More

Freezing Technique is an Effective Alternative to Lumpectomy for Early Stage Breast Cancer, Study Finds
Cornell University

NEW YORK (September 28, 2016) — A deep-freezing technique known as cryoablation is a viable alternative to traditional surgery in many early-stage bre..Read More

Researchers Sequence Genome of Anaplastic Large Cell Lymphoma, Identify Key Mutations to Target
Cornell University

An international team of researchers has discovered a pair of genetic mutations that drive tumor growth in patients who have a deadly subtype of T-cel..Read More

Study Discovers How Pancreatic Cancer Spreads to the Liver
Cornell University

An international team led by Weill Cornell Medical College investigators has illuminated the precise molecular steps that enable pancreatic cancer to ..Read More

Researchers Validate Precision Medicine Approach Using New Whole Exome Sequencing Test
Cornell University

Much of precision medicine and cancer care focuses on targeting the genomes of specific tumors or metastases. At Weill Cornell Medical College, a rese..Read More

New Mouse Model With Healthy Immune System Developed for Colon Cancer Research
Cornell University

A research team led by Weill Cornell Medical College investigators has developed a mouse model with a healthy immune system and used that specimen to ..Read More

Give a Liver, Save a Life
Cornell University

Dr. Benjamin Samstein describes himself as a surgeon who prefers not to operate. But when surgery is in order, Dr. Samstein, an expert in liver transp..Read More

A Precise Approach
Cornell University

In December 2013, right before she had her bladder removed, Irene Price heard the term "precision medicine" for the first time. She'd been diagnosed w..Read More

Multi-Target Drug May Be Best Approach for Treating Cardiac Arrhythmias
Cornell University

Clinicians have long observed that using a "dirty drug" that hits a number of targets instead of just one is the most efficacious approach to treat co..Read More

Experimental Therapy Could Treat Diabetes and Fatty Liver
Cornell University

A new investigational therapy could be a major breakthrough in the treatment of both diabetes and fatty liver, according to Weill Cornell Medicine inv..Read More

Gift of Life
Cornell University

When Gina Vintalore learned that her cousin might die of stage-three cirrhosis while waiting for a liver transplant, the solution seemed obvious to he..Read More

His Best Shot
Cornell University

While studying malaria at the Naval Medical Research Institute in the early '90s, Dr. Stephen Hoffman '75, offered himself up as a test subject. As a ..Read More

Jill Roberts Institute for Research in Inflammatory Bowel Disease Leads the Field
Cornell University

A string of high-profile research studies underscores the early successes of the Jill Roberts Institute for Research in Inflammatory Bowel Disease, wh..Read More

Transforming Cancer Care
Cornell University

When Ty Williams was diagnosed with stage IV prostate cancer in June 2011, he responded well enough to treatment that he could continue managing a cor..Read More

Outstanding Students Honored at Convocation
Cornell University

On the eve of their commencement, students from Weill Cornell Medical College and Weill Cornell Graduate School of Medical Sciences were recognized fo..Read More

Engineered Human Colon Model Could Aid in Cancer Research
Cornell University

Genetic mutations are a major cause of cancer, and tracking the role of each gene in cancer pathogenesis has long been an important tool in the fight ..Read More

Decisive Action Needed to Increase Patient Access to Hepatitis C Treatment
Cornell University

Despite the approval of effective hepatitis C virus (HCV) treatment regimens, the exceedingly high cost of the medication prevents it from reaching HC..Read More

Princeton fund supports research that can make a difference
Princeton University

Five projects — ranging from a way to make the Internet of Things more secure to a new strategy for discovering antibiotics — have been awarded fundin..Read More

Drug Industry Plans Transition to One Concentration for Pediatric Liquid Acetaminophen Products
ADA American Dental Association

Science in the News Drug Industry Plans Transition to One Concentration for Pediatric Liquid Acetaminophen Products June 01, 2011 On May 4, 2011, the ..Read More