OU, OMRF and VA receive $3.8 million grant to create aging research center
The National Institutes of Health has awarded researchers at the University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center, Oklahoma Medical Research Foundation, and the Veterans Administration Medical Center a five-year, $3.8 million grant to establish the state’s first Nathan Shock Center of Excellence in Basic Biology of Aging.
Robotic device designed to help babies with disabilities make physical and developmental gains
A University of Oklahoma researcher dreamed of a device to help babies with disabilities crawl. Now, that dream is a reality and one of only 13 inventions to be showcased this weekend at the Smithsonian in Washington D.C.
Innovative clinical trial opens at Stephenson Cancer Center
Cancer diagnosis is not a one-size-fits-all proposition nor is cancer treatment. Now, a new clinical trial at the Stephenson Cancer Center will help match cancer patients with the best treatment option for their specific cancer.
OU President David L. Boren Announces $1 Million Endowment from Leslie and Clifford Hudson to Establish Graduate Fellowships
University of Oklahoma President David L. Boren announced today a $1 million gift to the University from Dr. Leslie Hudson and Mr. Clifford Hudson of Oklahoma City to benefit graduate students in the OU College of Public Health. The gift will establish an endowment for two annual fellowships for graduate students in the college.
With flood waters receding, dangers still remain from standing water across the state. Even a small puddle can provide a large breeding ground for mosquitoes and the state has many areas still filled with large areas of standing water. With mosquitoes comes the threat of certain illnesses. Most have heard about West Nile Virus, but a new mosquito-borne illness, Chikungunya (chik-en-gun-ye) has spread from other parts of the globe to the Unites States, largely through travel-associated cases.