OU, TU Study Results in New Method for Diagnosing Sleep Disorders in Children

Wednesday, May 22, 2024
Research at the University of Oklahoma, in collaboration with The University of Tulsa, has resulted in a new method of screening for sleep disorders in children. The tool, the first of its kind, allows health...

OU Health Sciences Publication Details Pandemic Response Strategy for Academic Health Center

Thursday, May 16, 2024
Faculty members at the University of Oklahoma Health Sciences campus in Oklahoma City recently published the scientific article they wanted for themselves four years ago: how to create a robust, efficient response to...

OU College of Medicine Announces New Associate Dean of Graduate Medical Education

Friday, May 10, 2024
The University of Oklahoma College of Medicine is proud to announce the appointment Jason S. Lees, M.D., as the new associate dean of Graduate Medical Education (GME) and the college’s Designated Institutional...

Researchers Say Future Is Bright for Treating Substance Abuse Through Mobile Health Technologies

Wednesday, May 8, 2024
Despite the high prevalence of substance abuse and its often devastating outcomes, especially among disadvantaged populations, few Americans receive treatment for substance use disorders. However, the rise of mobile...

OU Researchers Study Blood Test With Potential to Detect 50 Types of Cancer

Tuesday, May 7, 2024
Health professionals regularly screen for five types of cancer — breast, colon, lung, prostate and cervical — yet those five comprise only half of all cancer deaths. Researchers at the University of...

OU College of Dentistry Faculty Member Awarded Humanitarian Award

Friday, May 3, 2024
David Ciesla, D.D.S., M.S., MAS, clinical assistant professor and director of the pediatric dentistry residency program at the University of Oklahoma College of Dentistry, was recently awarded the Ann Page...

TSET Health Promotion Research Center Expands to Tulsa

Thursday, May 2, 2024
The TSET Health Promotion Research Center (HPRC), a component of OU Health Stephenson Cancer Center, is expanding to the OU-Tulsa campus. The expansion will provide an additional site for HPRC’s mission of...

Diabetes and Heart Disease Risk: Researcher Studies Immature Platelets as Potential Culprit

Tuesday, April 30, 2024
Diabetes and heart disease often go hand in hand. People with diabetes face a much greater risk for heart attack and stroke than those without diabetes, and an estimated two-thirds of people with diabetes eventually...

University of Oklahoma Contributes to National Strategy for Suicide Prevention, Released This Week

Thursday, April 25, 2024
This week, the Biden-Harris Administration, through the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, announced its federal action plan to carry out the work of the new National Strategy for Suicide Prevention...

OU Health Stephenson Cancer Center Expanding to Tulsa to Serve Northeast Oklahoma

Wednesday, April 24, 2024
OU Health Stephenson Cancer Center today announced its expansion to the University of Oklahoma-Tulsa, marking a significant milestone in providing access to research-driven cancer care to northeastern Oklahoma...

Smoking Cessation Before Laryngeal Cancer Treatment Improves Survival, Retention of Voice Box, Study Shows

Tuesday, April 23, 2024
In a study of patients who smoked when they were diagnosed with laryngeal cancer, those who quit smoking before starting chemotherapy or radiation responded better to treatment, were less likely to need their voice...

Researchers Earn $2.3 Million Grant to Study Generational Cycle of Maternal Obesity, Liver Disease

Monday, April 22, 2024
Research increasingly suggests that when a woman with obesity becomes pregnant, a process of “fetal reprogramming” increases the risk that her baby will face problems like obesity, Type 2 diabetes and...

Halliday Named 2024 Stanton L. Young Master Teacher

Monday, April 22, 2024
Dr. Nancy Halliday, a David Ross Boyd Professor in the Department of Cell Biology in the College of Medicine has been named the University of Oklahoma College of Medicine’s 2024 Stanton L. Young Master Teacher.

Multidisciplinary Research Team Creates Computational Models to Predict Heart Valve Leakage in Children

Tuesday, April 16, 2024
An innovative new field of research holds the promise for pediatric cardiologists and heart surgeons to predict the future structural integrity of a child’s heart valves so they can perform the best possible...

DeAngelis Honored by Society for Glycobiology

Monday, April 15, 2024

University of Oklahoma College of Medicine researcher Paul L. DeAngelis, Ph.D., has been awarded the President’s Innovator Award by the Society for Glycobiology.