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May 17, 2024

University of Oklahoma Publication Details Pandemic Response Strategy for Academic Health Center

Faculty members at the University of Oklahoma Health Sciences campus in Oklahoma City recently published the scientific article they wanted for themselves four years ago: how to create a robust, efficient response to a global pandemic as a comprehensive academic health center.


May 07, 2024

OU Researchers Study Blood Test With Potential to Detect 50 Types of Cancer

Researchers at the University of Oklahoma are studying a new blood test that potentially can identify more than 50 types of cancer, notably the ones that might otherwise go undetected until after the cancer has spread. The clinical trial, offered at OU Health Stephenson Cancer Center, is studying a multi-cancer early detection test made by the company Grail.


April 30, 2024

TSET Health Promotion Research Center Expands to Tulsa

The TSET Health Promotion Research Center (HPRC), a component of OU Health Stephenson Cancer Center, is expanding to the OU-Tulsa campus. The expansion will provide an additional site for HPRC’s mission of reducing the burden of disease in Oklahoma by addressing modifiable health risk factors such as tobacco use, sedentary lifestyle, poor diet, cancer screening and risky alcohol and substance use through research, novel intervention development, and dissemination of research findings.