Jun-Xu Li, MD, PhD, has been awarded a five-year, $2 million National Institutes of Health grant to investigate a novel therapy that may prove more powerful than currently available smoking cessation treatments.
Cardiomyopathy is a heart condition involving abnormalities of the muscle fibers, which contract with each heartbeat. Nearly half of children with this type of heart disease either undergo a heart transplant or die within two years of being diagnosed.
Two faculty members, two medical fellows, one medical student and one postdoctoral associate earned honors for outstanding poster presentations at the first General Medical Education Celebration of Scholarship (formerly Scholarly Exchange Day).
Shifts in illicit substance use among American youth will compel primary care physicians to monitor new products and how they are used, according to a study by Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences researchers published in American Family Physician.