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Don’t neglect preventive health screenings because of coronavirus, health officials warn

December 15, 2020

Dr. Douglas Federman, an internal medicine physician with The University of Toledo Medical Center and associate professor in the UToledo College of Medicine and Life Sciences, discusses when it may be OK for patients to postpone routine health screenings during the coronavirus pandemic. Read: Don’t neglect preventive health screenings because of coronavirus, health officials warn


UToledo Infectious Disease, Virology Experts to Discuss COVID-19 at Virtual Town Hall

December 15, 2020

“UToledo Experts Address COVID-19” is a virtual town hall discussion scheduled for 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 17, via Webex.


UT research turns supercomputers toward cancer research

December 8, 2020

Justin Creeden, doctoral student in the UToledo College of Medicine and Life Sciences Biomedical Science and MD Programs, explains how he combines traditional laboratory research methods that use Petri dishes, test tubes and microscopes with computational biology techniques that use mathematical modeling and simulations to answer important cancer research questions. Read: UT research turns supercomputers toward cancer research


Unique program allows medical students to make house calls with hospice patients

November 25, 2020

Dr. Christopher Lynn, associate professor in the College of Medicine and Life Sciences and director of the Internal Medicine Clerkship, discusses the college’s partnership with Hospice of Northwest Ohio.


UToledo Researcher Explores Potential for Commonly Prescribed Hormone to Fight COVID-19

November 24, 2020

The synthetic hormone is known to have strong anti-inflammatory properties and protective pro-immune effects.


Testing spikes ahead of Thanksgiving holiday

November 20, 2020

Dr. Joel Kammeyer, infectious disease specialist at UTMC and assistant professor in the UToledo College of Medicine and Life Sciences, said families should weigh the risk of gathering for the holidays. Read: Testing spikes ahead of Thanksgiving holiday


Experts say curfew may curb coronavirus spread, but probably not much

November 20, 2020

Dr. Joel Kammeyer, infectious disease specialist at UTMC and assistant professor in the UToledo College of Medicine and Life Sciences, says, “The virus itself doesn’t respect curfews.” Read: Experts say curfew may curb coronavirus spread, but probably not much


The Wild Horse Wars

November 20, 2020

Dr. John Turner, UToledo professor of physiology and pharmacology who has researched the effects of one birth-control drug on wild horses, discusses the conflict over the fate of wild horses in the West. Read: The Wild Horse Wars


Thanksgiving: What are you doing?

November 16, 2020

Dr. Joel Kammeyer, infectious disease specialist at UTMC and assistant professor in the UToledo College of Medicine and Life Sciences, said families should have frank conversations about how to behave responsibly in the weeks leading up to Thanksgiving and about the risks of sharing a meal with elderly or high-risk family members. Read: Thanksgiving: What ...


DeWine weighs restaurant, bar closures as virus ravages Ohio

November 16, 2020

Dr. Joel Kammeyer, infectious disease specialist at UTMC and assistant professor in the UToledo College of Medicine and Life Sciences, said the U.S. could bring the pandemic under control in three or four weeks with a nationwide lockdown, because the virus would have nowhere to transmit. But it’s a risky decision in its own right, ...