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Surgeon Joins Practice

07/15/2014
Surgeon Joins Practice
Daniel C. Lee, M.D., has established his surgical practice with OU Physicians. He was also named an associate professor of surgery at the University of Oklahoma College of Medicine. Read More

OMRF scientist earns new grant to help prevent birth defects

07/15/2014
In some kinds of disease, the only cure is prevention. A new grant from the March of Dimes will help Oklahoma Medical Research Foundation scientist Roberto Pezza, Ph.D., understand the origin and search for ways to prevent diseases including Down and Klinefelter syndromes. Read More

Oklahoma City Helps Boost Summer Blood Supply – July 16 & 19

07/10/2014
Oklahoma City Helps Boost Summer Blood Supply – July 16 & 19
Blood donors this summer will not only save lives when they donate with Oklahoma Blood Institute (OBI), they’ll also get two tickets to the Oklahoma City Zoo and “Feel Cool” T-shirts. Read More

West Nile Virus Confirmed in Oklahoma

07/10/2014
West Nile Virus Confirmed in Oklahoma
State Health Officials Urge Mosquito Bite Precautions Read More

OU College of Pharmacy Receives National Award for Community Service

07/10/2014
OU College of Pharmacy Receives National Award for Community Service
The University of Oklahoma College of Pharmacy has been honored nationally for its work to address unmet community needs. Read More

Plan to Obtain Back-to-School Birth Certificates Now

07/02/2014
The Oklahoma State Department of Health urges parents to avoid the last-minute scramble and long lines and get their children’s birth certificates now, rather than early to mid-August, which is typically the busiest time to obtain birth records as parents prepare to get their children back to school. Read More

Telemedicine Aids Early Detection of Eye Disease in Premature Infants

06/27/2014
A new study shows telemedicine provides an effective strategy to screen babies born prematurely for a potentially blinding disease. Read More

When cell division goes wrong

06/27/2014
When cell division goes wrong
It takes precise timing of the launch sequence to put a rocket into space. The same is true for cell division, according to scientists at the Oklahoma Medical Research Foundation. Errors in timing could make some cancer cells more malignant. Read More

Free Children’s Car Seat Check Saturday at State Health Department

06/26/2014
The Oklahoma State Department of Health (OSDH) will sponsor a free “Car Seat Check Event” this Saturday, June 28, from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. at the agency’s offices located at 1000 NE 10th Street in Oklahoma City. Car seat checks will be conducted in the circle drive near the visitor parking entrance. Read More

OMRF receives $2.38 million Autoimmunity Center of Excellence grant

06/26/2014
OMRF receives $2.38 million Autoimmunity Center of Excellence grant
The National Institutes of Health has once again designated the Oklahoma Medical Research Foundation an Autoimmunity Center of Excellence. Read More

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