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Strengthened Community Relationships Is the Goal of Public Health Practice Office Relocation

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The UofL Office of Public Health Practice has relocated from the Health Sciences Center campus to West Louisville, an area of the city marked by health disparities and poverty.
26-Aug-2015 11:30 AM EDT

Focused Electrical Blasts Significantly Increase Survival for Patients with Pancreatic Cancer

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Use of irreversible electroporation (IRE) doubles the survival time for patients with locally advanced pancreatic cancer say researchers at the University of Louisville in a paper in the September edition of the Annals of Surgery.
25-Aug-2015 6:00 AM EDT

Combination Vaccine Could Reduce Number of Shots for Infants

In a phase III trial reported in the August 2015 issue of Pediatrics, the new combination vaccine was determined to be effective, safe and well-tolerated.
12-Aug-2015 1:05 PM EDT

UofL Honors Veterans on 70th Anniversary of WWII’s Ending

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Several units at the University of Louisville will join together with groups from throughout Louisville and the United States to commemorate the end of World War II.
12-Aug-2015 9:05 AM EDT

Registration Now Open for UofL Geriatric Health Care Symposium

Early bird registration is available until Aug. 15 for the 15th Annual Geriatric Health Care Symposium, “Maximizing Independence for Optimal Aging,” presented by the University of Louisville Institute for Sustainable Health & Optimal Aging.
3-Aug-2015 7:30 AM EDT

Pentagon Sends Select U.S. Army Personnel to McConnell Center for Training

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The University of Louisville is one of only two institutions to host the army's Strategic Army Broadening seminar, designed to develop next generation of army leaders.
31-Jul-2015 1:05 PM EDT

UofL Physicians Conducting Vaccine Trial for Children with Relapsed Tumors at Kosair Children’s Hospital

Children with cancer and their parents are finding hope in a Phase I research study led by Kenneth G. Lucas, M.D., at the University of Louisville, who is making progress in developing a vaccine that one day could possibly prevent recurrence of some...
16-Jul-2015 7:30 AM EDT

Can We Teach Our Own Immune Cells to Kill Cancer?

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One of the most promising areas of research in the fight against cancer is immunotherapy, or stimulating the body’s own immune system to destroy cancer. Jason Chesney, M.D., Ph.D., a professor in the University of Louisville Department of Medicine...
10-Jul-2015 9:05 AM EDT

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