A University of Cincinnati expert on posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) will play a leading role in a 17-site, $9 million study that will compare the two leading evidence-based treatments for PTSD.
University of Cincinnati (UC) Cancer Institute researchers are testing the ability of a novel lung cancer vaccine to increase the body’s natural immune defense system against cancerous tumors.
UC is known for excellence in research, and George Deepe, MD, has played a part in that reputation with his contributions to infectious diseases research.
For more than 15 years, deep brain stimulation (DBS) surgery has been an important treatment option for people with Parkinson’s disease, a disorder of the nervous system caused by a lack of dopamine in the brain.
A new oral vaccine that produces a novel two-pronged immune system attack on cancer cells could be effective in preventing breast cancer recurrence, according to findings from a collaborative research team from the University of Cincinnati (UC) Cancer Institute and the National Institutes of Health (NIH).
The University of Cincinnati will lead a $5.2 million national trial studying removal of both corticosteroids and common immunosuppression treatments from the post-transplant drug regimen for kidney transplant patients.
“I love the intellectual challenges of medicine and the fact that solutions lead to improved health care.”
In late summer 2011, Kathleen Zavatsky, 65, of Oakley, noticed a troubling stitch in her side: “It reminded me of being a kid and running too fast and getting that startling pain in your side,” she recalls. She mentioned the unexplained pain to her OB/GYN, which resulted in imaging tests that revealed a cancerous mass […]
Driving 700 miles every six weeks for multiple myeloma treatment in Arkansas was not an ideal long-term solution for Lois Tamiyasu. But the Mason resident and her husband, Mikio, had been making the trek to Arkansas religiously for eight years. Tamiyasu says it was a “godsend” when the UC Cancer Institute Hematologic Malignancies Program team […]
Pam Johnson smoked cigarettes for 45 years. She quit the day she had surgery for stage 3 lung cancer. “I was anxious and worried,” says Johnson about the day she received her diagnosis in 2010. Her primary care physician had ordered routine blood work that came back abnormal. He ordered a chest x-ray as follow-up […]