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Family of woman dumped at bus stop says hospital left her to die

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The family calls the actions of the University of Maryland Medical Center Midtown Campus "inhumane."

Two new breast cancer genes emerge from lynch syndrome gene study

NEW YORK, NY (January 18, 2018)--Researchers at Columbia University Irving Medical Center and NewYork-Presbyterian have identified two new breast cancer genes. Having one of the genes--MSH6 and PMS2--approximately doubles a woman's risk...Show More Summary

Harrington Discovery Institute announces 2018 grant funding to 10 physician-scientists

(University Hospitals Cleveland Medical Center) Ten physician-scientists are named 2018 Harrington Scholar-Innovator Award recipients to support their discoveries in diverse research areas, including cancer, diabetes, osteoporosis and addiction.

NJ Residents Gain Greater Access to Gynecologic Oncology Expertise in Monmouth, Ocean and Middlesex Counties with Verda Hicks, M.D. Joining Jersey Shore University Medical Center

Verda J. Hicks, M.D., FACS, FACOG has joined Hackensack Meridian Health as chief of Gynecologic Oncology at Jersey Shore University Medical Center. She also is medical director of Gynecologic Oncology for Hackensack Meridian Health Cancer Care in Monmouth, Ocean and Middlesex counties.

Researchers develop swallowable test to detect pre-cancerous Barrett's esophagus

(Case Western Reserve University) Investigators at Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine and University Hospitals Cleveland Medical Center have developed a simple, swallowable test for early detection of Barrett's esophagus that offers promise for preventing deaths from esophageal adenocarcinoma.

Novel precision medicine trial for metastatic pancreatic cancer

(Columbia University Medical Center) The Lustgarten Foundation has awarded Columbia University's Herbert Irving Comprehensive Cancer Center (HICCC) a three-year grant, as part of its Translational Clinical Program, to test a new precision medicine approach to the treatment of metastatic pancreatic cancer.

Study finds minority trainees are up, but not minority faculty

(Vanderbilt University Medical Center) Despite increasing numbers of underrepresented minority (URM) trainees in the biomedical sciences, there is a persistent shortage of URM faculty who are involved in basic biomedical research at medical schools. Show More Summary

National Academy of Sciences Awards Kovalenko Medal to Immunotherapy Pioneer Allison

Cancer immunotherapy innovator Jim Allison, Ph.D., chair of Immunology at The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, will receive the 2018 Jessie Stevenson Kovalenko Medal for outstanding research in medical sciences, the National Academy of Sciences announced today.

The Joffrey Ballet Selects Doctors at Rush University Medical Center to be Company Physicians

The internationally-acclaimed Joffrey Ballet has chosen Rush University Medical Center as the Company's preferred medical center for treatment.

Hospital Staff Dumped a Mentally Ill Patient Out In Freezing Weather Wearing Only a Hospital Gown

Patient dumping is a symptom of a broken healthcare system. This week, on a night with temperatures dropping below freezing, hospital personnel at the University of Maryland Medical Center dumped a 22-year-old woman out onto the curbside, clad in nothing but a hospital gown. Show More Summary

Hospital Staff Dumped a Mentally Ill Patient Out in the Freezing Cold Wearing Nothing But Hospital Gown

Sadly, patient dumping is not a new thing. This week, on a night with temperatures that dropped below freezing, hospital personnel at the University of Maryland Medical Center dumped a disenfranchised 22-year-old woman out onto the curbside, clad in nothing but a hospital gown. Show More Summary

Researchers offer new model for uncovering true HIV mortality rates in Zambia

(Georgetown University Medical Center) A new study that seeks to better ascertain HIV mortality rates in Zambia could provide a model for improved national and regional surveillance approaches, and ultimately, more effective HIV treatment strategies.

UI Health Care Joins TriNetX Global Health Research Network

University of Iowa Health Care (UI Health Care), recognized as one of the best academic medical centers in the nation, recently joined the TriNetX global health research network, which provides access to industry-sponsored clinical trial opportunities. Show More Summary

An innovative PET tracer can measure damage from multiple sclerosis in mouse models

(University of Chicago Medical Center) In the Jan. 12, 2018, Scientific Reports, a research team describes early tests of a minimally-invasive way to assess myelin damage -- the hallmark of multiple sclerosis -- using positron emission tomography (PET). This approach could be used to follow MS lesions over time.

Social media fury follows video of dazed woman put out in cold by Baltimore hospital

The University of Maryland Medical Center apologized for what it described as “a failure of basic compassion and empathy.”

Discovery Suggests New Strategy for Attacking High- Profile but Elusive Target in Cancer

A discovery by scientists at Dana-Farber Cancer Institute and University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center presents drug developers with an entirely new tack in targeting one of the most-wanted molecular culprits in cancer.

Long-lasting adaptations of the innate immune system through the bone marrow

(Radboud University Nijmegen) The immune system not only detects and destroys pathogens such as microbes but also plays a role in the onset of diseases such as arteriosclerosis. Scientists from Radboud university medical center, Bonn, Dresden and Pennsylvania, studied a new mechanism that regulates the immune system's functioning. Show More Summary

DACA medical students grapple with uncertain future

Nearly 700,000 immigrants are protected by DACA, and many of them are training for high-level professional careers. Adriana Diaz reports from Loyola University Medical Center in a Chicago suburb where a group of future doctors are watching the DACA debate very nervously.

Hackensack University Medical Center Invited to Enroll in NIH Studies through the Selection of its Clinical Hub Affiliate Temple University

Hackensack Meridian Health Hackensack University Medical Center is pleased to announce that its hub-site affiliate, Temple University in Philadelphia, has been selected as one of 11 clinical hubs for a National Institutes of Health (NIH) emergency medicine clinical trials network.

Hackensack University Medical Center Participates in National Conference on Pharmaceutical and Chemical Diversion

Michael A. Kelly, M.D., chair, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery and Sports Medicine and chair, Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation at Hackensack Meridian Health Hackensack University Medical Center, was a featured presenter at the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA), Diversion Control Division, 23rd National Conference on Pharmaceutical and Chemical Diversion

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