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OU Physicians Fertility Clinic Moves

06/08/2015
OU Physicians Reproductive Endocrinology Clinic has moved to a new location on the Oklahoma Health Center campus at 840 Research Parkway, Suite 200. This location, which more than doubles the space and exam rooms of the previous space, is a quarter mile west of the clinic’s former location on Lincoln Blvd. Read More

State Board of Health Meets Tuesday

06/08/2015
The Oklahoma State Board of Health will meet Tuesday, June 9, at 10 a.m. at the Muskogee County Health Department, 530 S. 34th St., Muskogee, OK. Read More

OMRF scientist takes his research on the road

06/08/2015
OMRF scientist takes his research on the road
When Dr. David Jones packed his bags for this year’s OK Freewheel event, he included supplies that you might expect for someone going on a week-long bicycle ride: water bottles, helmet and extra tire tubes for those inevitable flats. Read More

Essential Guidelines for Fireworks Safety

06/08/2015
Thousands of Americans, many of them children, are injured each year in incidents associated with fireworks, according to the National Council of Fireworks Safety. Most of these injuries occur during the Fourth of July holiday and include serious burns, loss of fingers, and blindness. Read More

Scientists identify origins of process that is key to diabetes

06/01/2015
Oklahoma Medical Research Foundation scientists have pinpointed a cell that begins the process of scarring in fatty tissue. The findings cast new light on a biological process that occurs with obesity and can lead to diabetes. Read More

Cancer Survivor's Ceremony

06/01/2015
June 5 Stephenson Cancer Center Read More

OU research points to way to help prevent cancer’s return

05/29/2015
When bad guys want to elude capture, they may hole up and lie low. Researchers at the University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center believe it may be much the same with cancer after traditional treatment. Now, they’ve uncovered a way to target dormant cancer cells where they hide. Read More

Novel Tick Borne Illness Caused by “Bourbon Virus” Confirmed in Oklahoma

05/27/2015
Oklahomans encouraged to take precautions to prevent tick bites Read More

OMRF scientist receives grant to study effects of aging, obesity on arthritis

05/26/2015
OMRF scientist receives grant to study effects of aging, obesity on arthritis
Oklahoma Medical Research Foundation scientist Tim Griffin, Ph.D., has received a five-year, $1.76 million grant from the National Institutes of Health to study how aging combined with obesity contributes to osteoarthritis. Read More

Stephenson Cancer Center Recruits Tobacco Prevention and Control Researchers for Leadership Positions

05/26/2015
Two tobacco control researchers, Jennifer Irvin Vidrine, Ph.D., and Damon Vidrine, Dr.P.H., have been recruited to key leadership positions at the Stephenson Cancer Center located at the University of Oklahoma. Jennifer Vidrine will serve in the newly established role of Deputy Director for Tobacco Research and oversee initiatives to advance the center’s tobacco research center. Damon Vidrine will serve as co-leader for the Cancer Health Disparities Program. Read More

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