Antonio Ward, Ph.D., a postdoctoral research fellow in the Drug Discovery Research Center at USA Health Mitchell Cancer Institute, is the recipient of a supplemental grant award from the National Institutes of Health to promote diversity in health-related research.
To better understand the evolution of mosquito-borne viruses, University of South Alabama College of Medicine researchers are collaborating with members of the Yale School of Public Health and its West Nile 4K Project to reconstruct a picture of how the virus has spread and adapted during the past 20 years in the United States.
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University of South Alabama researchers recently received funding from local Lions Clubs that will be used to buy equipment for conducting high-quality vision research and training the next generation of vision scientists.
Members of the University of South Alabama chapter of the Arnold P. Gold Humanism in Medicine Honor Society paid special visits to patients and hospital staff last week as part of Solidarity Week.
USA Health University Hospital has earned a Comprehensive Stroke Center designation from DNV GL Healthcare, reflecting the highest level of competence for treatment of serious stroke events. University Hospital is the only certified comprehensive stroke center in southwest Alabama and one of only three in the state.
The USA Health pediatric surgery program is the only provider of cryoneurablation for pectus excavatum in the region and one of only a few hospitals in the country that use the procedure.
Katrina Weaver, M.D., assistant professor of surgery at the University of South Alabama College of Medicine, recently completed advanced training in pediatric/adolescent bariatric surgery and is now offering new surgery options for young patients dealing with obesity.
The article titled “Extracellular NAD+ enhances PARP-dependent DNA repair capacity independently of CD73 activity” outlines the importance of NAD+, also known as an “energy molecule.” NAD+ is essential for survival of every cell in the body, and plays an important role in cancer research and treatment efficacy.
The MCI Specialty Pharmacy, located at the main Mitchell Cancer Institute Office in Mobile, was launched in 2018.
USA Health University Urology now offers a minimally invasive procedure – mini percutaneous nephrolithotomy (mini PCNL) – for the treatment of kidney stones.
William Richards, M.D., professor and chair of surgery at the University of South Alabama College of Medicine and director of the USA Surgical Weight Loss Center, will become president of the Southeastern Surgical Congress (SESC) on Feb. 9 at the group’s annual meeting in New Orleans.
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Caroline Smith has been named director of development for USA Health Mitchell Cancer Institute. In her new role, she will develop and implement a strategic, comprehensive development program for the Mitchell Cancer Institute.