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2013-07-16 08:29:36

Named to Prestigious Lists in all 12 Methodology-Ranked Specialties CLEVELAND, July 16, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- University Hospitals (UH) Case Medical Center is one of only 18 hospitals in the country to have been named to U.S. News & World Report's most exclusive rankings list: the Best Hospitals 2013-14 Honor Roll. The annual U.S. News Best Hospitals rankings, now in their 24th year, recognize hospitals that excel in treating the most complex cases. This year's Honor Roll...

2013-07-02 08:26:26

CLEVELAND, July 2, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- University Hospitals (UH) and Parma Community General Hospital (Parma Hospital) have signed a letter of intent to officially explore an integration that will add Parma Hospital to the University Hospitals health system, officials announced Monday. "We completed a very comprehensive process to evaluate potential organizations that could best support our mission to provide the highest quality of personalized health care to our patients and the...

2013-07-02 08:25:39

CLEVELAND, July 2, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Case Western Reserve University has signed an exclusive worldwide licensing agreement granting University Hospitals (UH) Case Medical Center rights to a series of diagnostic tests to determine drug resistance and co-receptor tropism in human immunodeficiency virus (HIV). The phenotypic and genotypic HIV tests (or assays) were invented by Eric Arts, PhD, Professor of Medicine in the Division of Infectious Diseases, Department of Medicine at...

2013-06-21 08:24:49

CLEVELAND, June 21, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- University Hospitals (UH) and EMH Healthcare (EMH) have signed a letter of intent to officially explore an integration that will add EMH to the University Hospitals health system, officials announced Thursday. "At the forefront of this discussion is how to best serve the health care needs of our communities," said Dr. Donald Sheldon, EMH's Chief Executive Officer. "Our focus will be on the benefits that patients will see through this...

2013-04-30 08:35:31

New prize includes $20,000 honorarium; collaboration between ASCI and Harrington Discovery Institute CLEVELAND, April 30, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- National and international nominations are being sought for the inaugural Harrington Prize for Innovation in Medicine, which will honor a medical researcher for notable achievements in innovation, creativity, and potential for clinical application. The Harrington Prize, which carries a $20,000 honorarium, is the result of collaboration...

2013-02-19 12:31:17

CLEVELAND, Feb. 19, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- University Hospitals (UH) in Cleveland, Ohio, has received two significant gifts totaling $14.5 million in support of the health system's $1.5 billion Discover the Difference Campaign. Kathleen Coleman has donated $7.5 million to the UH Seidman Cancer Center and Barbara Peterson Ruhlman has made a gift of $6 million to UH MacDonald Women's Hospital, which will be matched by a $1 million gift from the Rainbow Babies & Children's...

2013-02-13 12:27:16

GAITHERSBURG, Md., Feb. 13, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Lentigen Corporation, a biotechnology company specializing in the development and manufacture of lentiviral gene delivery products, announced today that that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has granted orphan drug status to P140K methylguanine methyltransferase (MGMT) transduced human CD34 cells (product name: LG631-CD34) for bone marrow protection in the treatment of glioblastoma multiforme. Orphan drug designation qualifies...

2012-12-13 08:27:08

CLEVELAND, Dec. 13, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- University Hospitals (UH) announced it has achieved its Discover the Difference Campaign goal of $1 billion one year earlier than expected with a $32.5 million gift from the Rainbow Babies & Children's Foundation. As a result, the health system is expanding the fundraising campaign to $1.5 billion - the largest campaign in the history of Northeast Ohio. The Rainbow Foundation, an independent foundation formed in 1887 to advocate for UH Rainbow...

2012-10-31 07:27:36

CLEVELAND, Oct. 31, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- A first-of-its-kind clinical trial conducted at University Hospitals (UH) Case Medical Center Seidman Cancer Center has shown encouraging results for the use of stereotactic radiosurgery to treat kidney cancer. This non-invasive treatment technique may represent a potential new non-surgical option for patients with this deadly disease who have limited treatment options. Rod Ellis, MD, lead author of the study along with Lee Ponsky, MD, who is the...

2012-10-20 11:20:14

CLEVELAND, Oct. 20, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Combating obesity in minorities, looking at improvements in perinatal health in Ohio, and treating rare testicular cancer in adolescents are among the presentations physicians from University Hospitals (UH) Rainbow Babies & Children's Hospital will give at the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) 2012 National Conference in New Orleans Oct. 20 to 23. Susannah Briskin, MD, pediatric sports medicine physician at UH Rainbow Babies & Children's...