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.

Researchers Discover Cell ‘Crosstalk’ That Triggers Cancer Cachexia

Friday, April 12, 2024
New research from the University of Oklahoma reveals a previously unknown chain of events sparking the development of cancer cachexia, a debilitating muscle-wasting condition that almost always occurs in people...

Genetic Testing May Provide Improved Medication Therapy Safety and Efficacy for Pediatric Cystic Fibrosis Patients

Wednesday, April 10, 2024
Second-year University of Oklahoma pediatric resident Dr. Caroline Thompson has a professional and personal connection to cystic fibrosis patient care for children. A childhood friend had the disease and made a...

University of Oklahoma Public Health Master’s Program Is Reaccredited

Monday, April 8, 2024
The University of Oklahoma’s Master of Health Administration and Policy — the only MHA degree program offered in Oklahoma — has been reaccredited for a seven-year term by the Commission on...

OU Orthopedic Surgeon Named Fulbright Scholar

Monday, April 8, 2024
Yuri Lansinger, M.D., associate professor with the Department of Orthopedic Surgery at the University of Oklahoma College of Medicine and a board-certified orthopedic surgeon specializing in hand surgery, has...

OU Research Contributes to National Conversation on Neuropsychiatric Side Effects in Children Taking Asthma Drug

Friday, April 5, 2024
A University of Oklahoma study about a “black box warning” for the asthma drug Singulair continues to influence a national conversation about the medication and its reported neuropsychiatric side effects...

OU Giving Day 2024 Sets New University Fundraising Record

Thursday, April 4, 2024
The University of Oklahoma has set a record for fundraising in a single day, raising $26,648,681 during Giving Day 2024. OU received nearly 7,100 gifts including support from all 50 states and 16 countries across the...

OU College of Medicine Research Details Adaptation Tactics of Pancreatic Cancer

Thursday, April 4, 2024
Like alien invaders in a sci-fi movie, pancreatic cancer cells quickly adapt to the weapons used against them and find ways to survive, even in the harshest of conditions. Understanding why is the aim of cancer...

OU College of Medicine Researchers Identify Unique Behavior of Aging Brain

Monday, April 1, 2024
What causes memory problems as people age, and can anything be done to slow the rate of cognitive decline? Researchers at the University of Oklahoma College of Medicine have discovered a key difference in the brains...

Championing Hope: Dr. Sydney Martinez's Journey with Intestinal Malrotation

Thursday, March 28, 2024
In the world of public health, there are stories that not only inspire but also drive change and hope. Dr. Sydney Martinez's remarkable journey into researching intestinal malrotation is one such tale that...