Thursday, November 11, 2021

OU Health Partners Directors Named

OU Health Partners has completed the membership of its Board of Directors. Newly elected members of the Board were nominated by their peers to carry out the responsibilities of the corporation.

As COVID-19 has demonstrated, viruses can emerge at any time and wreak havoc across the globe. Because many viruses mutate quickly, there are very few drugs to treat them, nor are there vaccines in many cases. What if there were a way to prevent a virus from hijacking the human protein it needs...
Patients 80 and older who are treated with single-agent immunotherapies for some cancers benefit from these innovative treatments and have somewhat comparable outcomes to younger people who received the same type of treatments for similar cancers, according to a landmark study published November...

OU Health designated as NORD Rare Disease Center of Excellence, joining innovative network of 31 medical centers dedicated to expanding access and advancing care and research for rare diseases.

OU College of Medicine researcher Jody Summers, Ph.D., recently discovered one of the body’s regulators of inflammation, a protein called Interleukin-6 (IL-6), plays a role in the development of myopia.



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