Latest University of Oklahoma Stories
By April Marciszewski, Tulsa World, Okla. Aug. 3--It's about caring for the entire community, not just individual patients. It's about harnessing the altruism of first-year medical and physician assistant students before the hard work of school wears them down.
When competitors are around, male Atlantic mollies try to hide their top mate choice, reveals a new study published online on July 31st in Current Biology, a Cell Press journal.
By Rachael Van Horn, The Woodward News, Okla. Jul. 16--A new program that allows adults whose college years were interrupted by life changes to enroll and complete their degrees is being offered by Northwestern Oklahoma State University and seven other accredited Oklahoma schools.
By Kim Archer, Tulsa World, Okla. Jul. 15--Jacqueline Wilson squeezed her friend's hand as Dr. Nora Doyle prepared to push the needle into her belly. "We're trying to find a place where there's no baby," the doctor said, watching the baby wiggle on the ultrasound monitor.
By James S. Tyree, The Oklahoman Jul. 9--NORMAN -- The K20 Center at the University of Oklahoma will use a federal grant of nearly $2.8 million to help thousands of disadvantaged middle-school students prepare for college.
The Oklahoma City Veterans Affairs Medical Center has been selected as a site for the VA Nursing Academy.
Warm moist air and a shifting weather pattern courtesy of the La Nina phenomenon aided in the development of the Feb. 5 tornadoes, which killed at least 50 people and were among the 15th deadliest in U.S. recorded history. But meteorologists are now trying to explain why the tornadoes occurred so early in the year.
Copernicus Therapeutics, Inc. announced today that a research team at University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center, led by Dr. Muna Naash, Professor of Cell Biology, demonstrated that Copernicus' DNA nanoparticles corrected vision defects in a mouse model of retinitis pigmentosa (RP).
By Jim Killackey, The Daily Oklahoman Apr. 29--Wanting to help infertile couples and needing some cash, a University of Oklahoma junior recently traveled to the Tulsa Fertility Center, spent less than an hour in the final phase of donating her fertile eggs and walked out the door with $5,500.
- Monstrous in size or character; huge; prodigious; monstrously perverse, savage, cruel, etc.