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Medical College Celebrates Holidays with Door Decorating Contest

December 7, 2021

Among the entries is a group that worked together to decorate a pair of doors on the third floor of Mulford Library that invites visitors to take a “Rocky Elfie” with their face behind a snowboarding mascot.


Joining Physician Assistant Studies Program ‘No Brainer’ for Graduate Student

December 7, 2021

Sarah Felix will graduate with her master’s degree in biomedical science and a concentration in physician assistant studies, and then will decide between one of two job opportunities at a Toledo-area hospital.


If You Can See This, Your Stroke Risk Skyrockets, Study Says

December 6, 2021

Dr. Gretchen Tietjen, Distinguished University Professor Emeritus of Neurology, discusses how young and otherwise healthy individuals can still be at high risk of migraine-related stroke.


Meet the ‘Mitomaniacs’ Who Say Mitochondria Matter in Autism

December 6, 2021

Dr. Elissar Andari, assistant professor of psychiatry, discusses autism research.


UToledo Scientist Working to Develop Drug Targeting Diabetes, Osteoporosis

November 29, 2021

This fall, Dr. Beata Lecka-Czernik received a five-year, $3.4 million grant from the National Institute on Aging to continue work aimed at developing a single therapeutic that could normalize glucose levels and improve the mass and quality of bone.


What Does It Mean to Be a Great Mentor?

November 23, 2021

Dr. Rafid Rahman, a resident physician in the internal medicine program, writes about qualities in effective and trustworthy teachers.


UToledo Scientists Studying COVID Vaccine Response in Organ Recipients

November 23, 2021

Studies have shown that some immunosuppressed patients develop a robust antibody response. Others develop no response at all. The University of Toledo researchers want to know why.


Fall Commencement Speaker Transforming Industrial Waste into Valuable Resource

November 22, 2021

The ceremonies for undergraduates will be 9 a.m. and 1 p.m. Dec. 18 in Savage Arena, with UToledo alumnus and entrepreneur Tony Bova delivering the keynote address. The graduate ceremony will be 6 p.m. Dec. 17 in Savage Arena.


Preparing for Difficult Pandemic Conversations at Thanksgiving Dinner

November 18, 2021

Dr. Victoria Kelly, assistant professor of psychiatry and director of the General Psychiatry Residency program, discusses how to prepare for tough topics at Thanksgiving dinner.


The Main Way to Determine if You Have a Thyroid Disorder is a TSH Blood Test — Here’s What to Expect

November 9, 2021

Dr. Juan Jaume, an endocrinologist and professor in the College of Medicine and Life Sciences, explains how a thyroid stimulating hormone (TSH) lab test can help identify and diagnose a thyroid disorder.


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