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University Hospitals Cleveland Medical Center Receives Verification for Level I Trauma Center

The Level I trauma center at University Hospitals Cleveland Medical Center received verification from the American College of Surgeons, the organization that establishes criteria ensuring trauma care capability and institutional performance. UH's trauma center opened late in 2015 and has been operating under provisional status, as is customary until the ACS could conduct a review of the program. The final verification was issued in May.

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UChicago Medicine Announces South Side Pediatric Asthma Center

The University of Chicago Medicine’s Urban Health Initiative and the Department of Pediatrics will lead a collaboration of health providers to develop the South Side Pediatric Asthma Center.

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New Anesthesia Dosing Models May Increase Safety of Remifentanil for Obese Patients and Children

Researchers have developed new dosing models that may provide the scientific basis for more accurate administration of remifentanil, a synthetic opioid commonly used during surgery, in children and obese patients.

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Penn Gastroenterologists Receive Funding to Continue Research Partnership on Barrett's Esophagus

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A research group in the division of Gastroenterology in the Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania has received a National Cancer Institute grant to extend a Barrett's Esophagus translational research network with Columbia University and the Mayo Clinic until 2022.

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Treating Lymphatic Fluid Leaks Improves Severe Protein Loss in Patients with Single-ventricle Heart Disease

Focusing on a rare but devastating complication in patients with single-ventricle heart disease, a research team has revealed the role of leakage from the liver’s lymphatic system, and used a novel procedure to seal off those leaks and improve symptoms in patients.

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Scientists Manipulate 'Signaling' Molecules to Control Cell Migration

Johns Hopkins researchers report they have uncovered a mechanism in amoebae that rapidly changes the way cells migrate by resetting their sensitivity to the naturally occurring internal signaling events that drive such movement.

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Success With First 20 Patients Undergoing Minimally Invasive Pancreatic Transplant Surgery

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Surgeons at Johns Hopkins Medicine report that their first series of a minimally invasive procedure to treat chronic pancreas disease, known as severe pancreatitis, resulted in shorter hospital stays, less need for opioids and fewer complications, compared with standard surgical approaches.

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Building a STEM Pipeline

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This summer, Capital Region middle-school students eager to participate in science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) learning will have an opportunity once again to explore the STEM fields at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute. For the 12th consecutive year, the ExxonMobil Foundation and Dr. Bernard A. Harris Jr., the first African-American to walk in space, will sponsor summer science camps at colleges across the country. This is the 10th year that Rensselaer has been selected to participate in the program.

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Olin College Announces 2017 Fulbright Winners

One recent graduate and two Olin alumni have earned a coveted Fulbright student scholarship to conduct research or teach abroad.

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Travel and Tourism Expert Offers Tips for Easing Stress During Busy Holiday Weekends

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