An anti-cancer compound developed at USA Health Mitchell Cancer Institute is showing promise in pre-clinical studies – one involving pancreatic cancer and the other involving breast cancer. The compound, MCI-715, was developed by Gary Piazza, Ph.D., and his lab team at the Drug Discovery Research Center at MCI.
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 Urology now offers Blue Light Cystoscopy (BLC) with Cysview for use in the detection of non-muscle invasive bladder cancer.
This year, Williams received one of the 19 scholarships awarded to medical students, residents and in-training fellows across the country to attend the annual meeting. Awardees are selected by a committee of well-respected trauma surgeons from within the AAST.
Butts, who recently joined the USA College of Medicine faculty, is a native of Decatur, Alabama. He attended college and graduate school at Mississippi State before returning to Alabama for medical school and residency training at the USA College of Medicine.
The birth of a baby is usually a joyous occasion, but some expectant parents have to prepare for the unimaginable – the loss of a child.
As part of its ongoing commitment to improving the quality of care for patients with urologic disease, University Urology is participating in a national urologic disease registry designed to measure and report healthcare quality and patient outcomes.
While completing a fellowship in acute care surgery in Baltimore, Larry Lee, M.D., made a decision on the next step in his medical career. Lee, who trained at USA Health - both as a medical student and a resident physician - decided to return to the organization where he started.
Growing up in a family of doctors and having his fair share of sports injuries, the newest addition to the USA Health neurosurgery team was exposed to medicine early in life. He once thought he might pursue a career as an orthopedic or trauma surgeon but shifted towards neurosurgery during medical school as he became fascinated with the brain and spine.
Leaders at the University of South Alabama College of Medicine’s Office of Diversity and Inclusion are committed to ensuring that all feel welcome. The group has created programs to address the documented lack of diversity among physicians.
The USA Health Office of Medical Affairs Development has recently expanded with the addition of two new staff members who will help engage community members, business leaders and grateful patients to advance the mission and healthcare services provided by USA Health, the region’s only academic medical center.
A passion for discovery and inspiring a new generation of scientists drew Kevin R. Macaluso, Ph.D., to a career as an educator and scientist. This month, he joined the University of South Alabama College of Medicine as a professor and Locke Distinguished Chair of Microbiology and Immunology.
The 2019 Randall W. Powell Endowed Memorial Lectureship in Pediatric Surgery, hosted by the University of South Alabama department of surgery, will feature Shawn D. St. Peter, M.D., surgeon-in-chief of the department of surgery and professor of pediatric surgery at the University of Missouri-Kansas City School of Medicine.