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USA Health Research Published In British Journal

USA Health Research Published In British Journal

January 14, 2022
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Researchers at the USA Health Mitchell Cancer Institute (MCI) and the University of South Alabama (USA) College of Medicine uncovered a novel mechanism that underlies castration therapy resistance in metastatic prostate cancer. Their findings were published recently in the British Journal of Cancer. Dr. Mohammad Aslam Khan, a senior research associate at MCI, is one…

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USA Health Cervical Cancer Research Awarded Grant

USA Health Cervical Cancer Research Awarded Grant

January 7, 2022
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Dr. Santanu Dasgupta, a cancer researcher at the USA Health Mitchell Cancer Institute (MCI) and assistant professor of pathology at the University of South Alabama (USA) College of Medicine, recently received a $126,000 grant from the Elsa U. Pardee Foundation to identify certain stress-related factors that aid in initiation and progression of cervical cancer. In…

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USA Health Launches In-House Molecular Cancer Tests For Precision Medicine

USA Health Launches In-House Molecular Cancer Tests For Precision Medicine

November 19, 2021
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USA Health now offers two in-house molecular oncology tests—BRAF Gene Mutation Assay and Microsatellite Instability (MSI) Assay—for cancer patients. Onsite testing means patients receive results quicker and can start treatment sooner. The Molecular Pathology Laboratory at USA Health is the first precision oncology lab in the area. Previously, USA Health sent specimens to outside reference…

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USA, USA Health Fundraising Exceeds $26 Million

USA, USA Health Fundraising Exceeds $26 Million

November 5, 2021
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The University of South Alabama (USA) and USA Health have had their most successful fundraising year, they recently announced. Crediting “a growing alumni base, combined with committed supporters willing to give,” the organizations recorded $26,147,447 from 4,440 donors. The money will fund scholarships for social justice (USA, 100 Black Men Award Scholarship To Three) to…

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Pediatric Orthopaedic Surgeon Joins USA Health

Pediatric Orthopaedic Surgeon Joins USA Health

October 8, 2021
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Dr. Tyler McDonald, pediatric orthopaedic surgeon, recently joined USA Health. While at an academic health system, McDonald, who is an assistant professor of orthopaedic surgery at the University of South Alabama (USA) College of Medicine, hopes to further his clinical research in pediatric spine health. McDonald earned a medical degree from the University of Texas…

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USA Health, ADPH, HHS Partner to Expand Access to Covid-19 Therapy

USA Health, ADPH, HHS Partner to Expand Access to Covid-19 Therapy

October 1, 2021
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USA Health, in partnership with the Alabama Department of Public Health (ADPH) and the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), recently announced it has expanded access to COVID-19 monoclonal antibody (mAb) therapies and will begin administering treatment at the Mobile Civic Center. For people who are at high risk for developing severe COVID-19…

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USA Researcher Receives $1.54-Million Grant

USA Researcher Receives $1.54-Million Grant

September 24, 2021
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Dr. Steve Lim, associate professor of biochemistry and molecular biology at the University of South Alabama (USA) College of Medicine, was recently awarded a four-year, $1.54-million grant to evaluate a potential new treatment for those with atherosclerosis. Current lipid-lowering drug therapies, such as statins, have proven beneficial for some patients but not all suffering from…

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USA Health Adds OB-GYN

USA Health Adds OB-GYN

September 17, 2021
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After a few years of practicing law, Dr. Candice Holliday, J.D., decided to pursue a career in women’s health and recently joined USA Health as a new obstetrician-gynecologist (OB-GYN). Holliday is also an assistant professor of obstetrics and gynecology at the USA College of Medicine. She earned a medical degree from the University of South…

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USA Health Mitchell Cancer Institute Go Run Goes Virtual

USA Health Mitchell Cancer Institute Go Run Goes Virtual

September 10, 2021
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The 14th Annual Go Run, presented by the Catranis Family Charitable Foundation and scheduled for September 25, has been switched to an all-virtual event. Registrants will receive a race T-shirt and a goody bag. The race is $35 for adults and $15 for those 12 and under. Proceeds from it will go toward helping women…

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USA Health Adds Neuromuscular Neurologist

USA Health Adds Neuromuscular Neurologist

August 20, 2021
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USA Health Neurology at the Strada Patient Care Center in Mobile recently announced the addition of Dr. José Sanchez, a neuromuscular neurologist. Sanchez treats conditions including myasthenia gravis (autoimmune disease causing muscle weakness), neuropathies and muscle disorders. A licensed Spanish medical interpreter, Sanchez earned a Doctor of Medicine degree from the Universidad Autónoma de Guadalajara…

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