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.
USA Health is the first and only healthcare system on the Gulf Coast with the technology to identify organisms that cause diseases – more commonly known as pathogens – in as little as 40 seconds.
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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.