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Jul 08, 2015, 11:17 ET

UH Seidman Cancer Center investigators develop activated T cell therapy for advanced melanoma

T cells from patients with melanoma can trigger a protective immune response against the disease according to a new study out of University...

Jun 08, 2015, 03:48 ET

Seoul National University Hospital Announced Pivotal Study Results Published in Gastroenterology

Seoul National University Hospital (SNUH) today announced the publication of primary results from the study of 'Immuncell-LC' in Gastroenterology,...

Jun 04, 2015, 11:59 ET

UH Case Medical Center first in Ohio to implant new ventricular assist device

University Hospitals Case Medical Center physicians in the Harrington Heart & Vascular Institute were the first in the state of Ohio to implant...

Jun 02, 2015, 15:33 ET

UH Case Medical Center becomes first in region to offer patients a new heart failure monitoring solution

 University Hospitals (UH) Case Medical Center is the first facility in the Cleveland area to implant a new miniaturized, wireless...

Jun 01, 2015, 10:42 ET

UH Case Medical Center Experts to Present Data at 51st ASCO Annual Meeting

Researchers from University Hospitals Case Medical Center Seidman Cancer Center and Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine will...

May 29, 2015, 08:13 ET

Leah's legacy: Children's book "Wings of Courage" tribute to 5-year-old Livonia girl who fought cancer

 Leah James loved the color purple, Nemo and storybooks. She was also well known for her contagious smile and the phrase "my heart is happy"...

May 19, 2015, 19:13 ET

University Hospital Emergency Medical Services Receives Gold Award

NEWARK, N.J., May 19, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- University Hospital Emergency Medical Services (EMS) has earned a Gold Level Recognition...

Mar 09, 2015, 11:14 ET

University Hospitals once again named a World's Most Ethical Company by the Ethisphere Institute

 University Hospitals (UH) has been recognized by the Ethisphere Institute, the global leader in defining and advancing the standards of...

Mar 03, 2015, 12:05 ET

Harrington Discovery Institute at University Hospitals increases support of national award

 The Harrington Discovery Institute (HDI) at University Hospitals (UH) in Cleveland, Ohio – part of The Harrington Project for Discovery...

Feb 10, 2015, 15:15 ET
The second annual Harrington Prize for Innovation in Medicine has been awarded to oncologist/researcher Douglas R. Lowy, MD, Chief, Laboratory of Cellular Oncology, and Deputy Director of the National Cancer Institute.

Harrington Discovery Institute and The American Society for Clinical Investigation honor National Cancer Institute's researcher Douglas R. Lowy, MD

 The second annual Harrington Prize for Innovation in Medicine has been awarded to oncologist/researcher Douglas R. Lowy, MD, Chief, Laboratory...

Feb 06, 2015, 00:22 ET

Nanocarrier Drugs for Pancreatic Cancer Now Being Produced In China

At the "Symposium on the Application of Genetic Testing in Individualized Diagnosis and Treatment of Tumor" recently held in Tianjin, the research...

Jan 21, 2015, 12:12 ET

UH Case Medical Center first to offer novel HeartFlow FFR(CT) technology

 Medical tests are stressful. Invasive tests, stress tests and unnecessary surgeries are too, not to mention the costs associated with all of...

Jan 20, 2015, 13:26 ET

Pay-to-play keeping kids on the sidelines

 The cost of school sports keeps many children from participating, according to the latest University of Michigan Mott Children's Hospital...

Dec 15, 2014, 10:59 ET

Less than half of parents think their 18-year-olds can make a doctors appointment

Most parents agree their children should be ready to move out of the pediatrician's office into adult-focused care by age 18 – but just 30...

Dec 10, 2014, 14:01 ET

Harrington Discovery Institute at University Hospitals announces grant funding to physician-scientists at major academic medical centers nationwide to support new drug development

 The Harrington Discovery Institute at University Hospitals (UH) in Cleveland, Ohio, has announced the 2015 recipients of Harrington...

Dec 08, 2014, 10:30 ET

University of Iowa Hospital and Clinics Boosts Patient Safety: Upgrades Patient Monitoring to Innovative Pulse Oximetry Technology

University of Iowa Hospital and Clinics announced today that in its ongoing effort to remain in the vanguard of patient safety, it is converting to...

Nov 17, 2014, 10:02 ET

74 percent of parents would remove their kids from daycare if other children are unvaccinated

 Most parents agree that all children in daycare centers should be vaccinated, and that daycare providers should be checking vaccine records...

Nov 14, 2014, 10:46 ET

The George Washington University Hospital Community Hosts Trauma Awareness Day, Nov. 18

 The George Washington University Hospital, The GW Medical Faculty Associates and The GW School of Medicine and Health Sciences will host their...

Nov 13, 2014, 10:00 ET
Oxford University selected Alison Simmons, MD, PhD, as the first Oxford-Harrington Scholar. Professor Simmons is a gastroenterologist whose research into inflammation that occurs as part of Crohn's disease has uncovered immune receptors that become defective. She is investigating new drugs that work by modifying the body's immune system to cut down inflammation. One in 200 people have debilitating inflammatory bowel disease, like Crohn's disease.

Harrington Discovery Institute at University Hospitals, Cleveland, forms affiliation with University of Oxford to create an International Initiative to Drive Early-Stage Drug Discovery and Development

 The Harrington Discovery Institute at University Hospitals (UH) in Cleveland and University of Oxford (Oxford) in the United Kingdom announced...

Nov 10, 2014, 14:40 ET

UH Case Medical Center LEADLESS II trial part of worldwide effort to go wireless

Wireless is always better, but the transition into health care–specifically as it pertains to cardiology and pacemakers–is testing that...