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HPRC Researcher Offers Monetary Incentives to Oklahomans for Quitting Smoking

Monday, March 1, 2021

TSET Health Promotion Research Center researcher looking at longer-term effectiveness of incentive-based smoking cessation for socioeconomically disadvantaged smokers.

HPRC Faculty Member Conducting Research on Health Behaviors During Pregnancy

Thursday, February 18, 2021

Researcher Amy Cohn, Ph.D. receives $75,000 grant to investigate trajectory of electronic nicotine delivery systems (ENDs, e-cigarettes) use across pregnancy.

Project Trinity Aims to Better Understand Mental and Physical Health of African Americans Amid Pandemic and Social Unrest

Tuesday, January 26, 2021

Study aims to provide data and insights that can be used by policymakers, public health professionals, and researchers in Oklahoma.

OU Health Sciences Center Receives Grant for Opioid Management in Older Adults

Tuesday, December 8, 2020

$2.5 million federal grant focuses on treating chronic pain among older adult population with emphasis on decreasing opioid use.

Tulsa CARES Partners with University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center for New Food as Medicine Study to Address Food Insecurity and other Root Causes of Insulin Resistance in HIV/AIDS

Tuesday, December 1, 2020

Researchers from Tulsa CARES, Hudson College of Public Health, OU-TU School of Community Medicine to develop and test novel "food as medicine" intervention for individuals affected by HIV/AIDS.

First Oklahoma Children's Hospital Patient Treated With CAR-T Therapy Receives New Hope in Battle Against Leukemia

Monday, November 30, 2020

CAR-T treatment genetically modifies a patient's own immune cells to recognize and attack cancer cells.

OU Medicine Tobacco Regulatory Science Researcher Earns $1.3 Million Grant to Study Role of Menthol in Smoking Habits

Friday, October 2, 2020

Researcher at Stephenson Cancer Center conducting study to help inform FDA decision whether to ban menthol-flavored cigarettes.

College of Medicine Researcher Earns Federal Grant for Knee Osteoarthritis Research

Tuesday, July 28, 2020

OU College of Medicine researcher and physician, Matlock Jeffries, M.D., receives $1.6M grant from NIH for osteoarthritis research.

OU Medicine Specialist Co-Authors Journal Publication

Wednesday, July 15, 2020
OU Medicine obstetrician-gynecologist, Robert A. Wild, M.D., MPH, Ph.D.,  co-authors paper on postmenopausal women, as part of Women’s Health Initiative (WHI). Article to be published this fall...

OU College of Medicine Researcher Earns Federal Grant to Study Stress-Induced Irritable Bowel Syndrome

Friday, July 10, 2020
An OU College of Medicine researcher is moving closer to understanding stress-induced IBS in women, and the National Institutes of Health recently validated the promise of her work with a $1.3 million grant.
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