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Heart Attack Treatment Might be in Your Face

Researchers at the University of Cincinnati (UC) have received $2.4 million infederal funding to pursue research on a novel cell therapy that would repairheart damage using modified cells taken from the patient's own facial muscle.

Clinical Trial Looks at Proton Therapy for Anal Cancer Treatment

A clinical trial hosted at the is looking at ways proton radiation couldimprove outcomes and quality of life for patients with anal cancer.

Steen, Boone and Diers Take Top Honors in Care Delivery Innovation Match

Three researchers/clinicians have been awarded top honors in the Care DeliveryInnovation Competition, co-sponsored by UC Health and the UC Academic HealthCenter.

Severe Headaches May Increase the Risk of a Thyroid Condition

Sufferers of migraines, cluster headaches, tension headaches or other headachedisorders are at greater risk of developing a thyroid condition calledhypothyroidism

Anti-Gravity Treadmill Tested for Impact on Cardiac Imaging in Patients

Marilyn Cotter needed a stress test. Unable to handle exercise due to footproblems, Cotter, under the care of UC doctors, used a space age option: ananti-gravity treadmill

Basic Laboratory Research at UC Leads to Phase I Clinical Trial for Cancer

After decades of laboratory research, the discoveries of Xiaoyang Qi, PhD, arebeing translated to clinical trials in humans, possibly helping thousandsliving with cancer.

Researchers Awarded $4.7M to Study Injury Following Traumatic Brain Injury

Rearchers in the UC Department of Neurosurgery are working hard to find a wayto stop the wave of secondary injury that follows an initial blow to the head.

Researcher to Test Blood Pressure Medication in Clinical Trial for Cancer

Nira Ben-Jonathan, PhD, has found that a receptor in dopamine, which could betargeted with a blood pressure medication, could treat late-stage breastcancer.

New Teen Study for Non-Drug Alternative to Treatment-Resistant Depression

A trial at the University of Cincinnati (UC) is looking at how to treatdepression for adolescents age 12 to 21 who have not responded to traditionalantidepressant treatment.

Medication Regimen May Lead to Less Hospital Time for Liver Cancer Patients

Researchers at UC have found that putting liver cancer patients on a medicationregimen prior to undergoing a certain treatment could lead to shorter hospitalstays.

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    Heart Attack Treatment Might be in Your Face

    Researchers at the University of Cincinnati (UC) have received $2.4 million infederal funding to pursue research on a novel cell therapy that would repairheart damage using modified cells taken from the patient's own facial muscle.