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Rethinking what research means during a global pandemic

“Doctora,” a community health worker yelled from across the room. “People are lined up along the fence. Under the sun. Do we have water for them?” I was standing in the middle of an air-conditioned room in April at a COVID-19 testing site for Latino farmworkers and their families in the eastern part of Southern […]

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Research points to potential new treatment for pancreatic cancer

As the next step in finding a potential targeted treatment for pancreatic cancer, researchers at the University of Cincinnati are publishing a new study revealing how a combination therapy may improve outcomes for patients with this disease. The study, led by graduate research assistant Kombo N’Guessan, Ph.D., and Xiaoyang Qi, Ph.D., professor in the Division […]

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A roadmap for critical COVID-19 research in children

Increasing reports of severe COVID-19 illness in children—coupled with the fact that little is known about how and why the disease may behave differently in this younger population—demand that a set of critical steps be taken now to ensure children get the attention they need, according to an article just published in Pediatric Research. The […]