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.
Physicians Group at USA Health
USA Health Physicians Group is made up of nearly 250 doctors and more than 80 advanced practice providers, including nurse practitioners and physician assistants. We are the only physicians group in the upper Gulf Coast area associated with an academic medical center. Our goal is to provide each patient with compassionate, personalized and expert care. As part of USA Health, we offer our patients access to the most advanced care in the region.
As an academic medical center, our physicians group provides evidence-based medicine driven by our mission of research, education and patient care. We are transforming medicine by treating complex conditions, advancing medical discoveries and educating the next generation of physicians.
Patients are able to see a physician at one of our many clinic locations including the Strada Patient Care Center. We provide a seamless network of care for inpatient and outpatient needs to the hundreds of thousands of patients who are treated at USA Health facilities.