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A Miracle Cure for COVID-19? We’ve Heard That One Before

March 2, 2021

Dr. Jennifer Hanrahan, an infectious disease specialist and associate professor in the UToledo College of Medicine and Life Sciences, discusses the effectiveness of the steroid dexamethasone as a treatment for COVID-19.

UT medical student invents negative-pressure helmet to treat virus-stricken patients

March 1, 2021

Shalini Kota, a second-year medical student at UToledo, discussed how she and her dad invented the Aerosolve Helmet, a personal negative-pressure room of sorts, which COVID-19 patients can wear to reduce the spread of the infectious disease.

Common Antidepressant May Reduce Deadly COVID-19 Complications

February 19, 2021

A physician-researcher at UToledo's College of Medicine and Life Sciences is evaluating whether a common antidepressant might prevent a dangerous complication of COVID-19.

Outpatient prostate treatment at UTMC now covered by Medicare

February 15, 2021

Dr. Puneet Sindhwani, a board-certified urologist at UTMC and chair and Kenneth Kropp Endowed Professor of Urology at The University of Toledo College of Medicine and Life Sciences, discusses an innovative new outpatient treatment for prostate cancer that uses ultrasound waves to precisely target and destroy cancerous areas while leaving nearby healthy tissue untouched. Read: ...

Distinguished University Professors Announced

February 11, 2021

Nicole Porter, Dr. Yanfa Yan and Rebecca Zietlow were named Distinguished University Professors in recognition of their exemplary achievements in teaching, research, scholarship and professional service.

UToledo Research Provides New Understanding of How PTSD Changes the Brain

February 9, 2021

Understanding physiological abnormalities present in PTSD patients may create new methods for treating the mental health condition that affects an estimated 8 million Americans annually.

New Student Lounge Opens on Health Science Campus

February 5, 2021

Located in the area previously known as the Mulford Café, the space provides comfortable seating, study tables, computer terminals, a microwave and beverage vending.

UToledo Medical Student Honored for U.S. Public Health Service

February 4, 2021

Fourth-year medical student Luke Zona received the 2020 Excellence in Public Health Award, given to U.S. medical students who advance public health and protect and promote national health and safety.

Emeritus Professor Elected Foreign Fellow of Pakistan Academy of Science

February 3, 2021

Dr. S. Amjad Hussain was recognized for his "eminent ... contributions to science."

UToledo Will Host Third COVID-19 Virtual Town Hall Feb. 4

February 2, 2021

UToledo Experts Address COVID-19: Part 3 will take place from 5 to 6 p.m. on Feb. 4 via Webex.