PATIENT CARE - Fall 2015

PATIENT CARE - Fall 2015

Miller, Tse honored as 'Top Cancer Doctors in the United States for 2015'

Duo from UofL's James Graham Brown Cancer Center recognized by Newsweek.

Louisville Magazine Honors 2015 Top Docs

More than 50 UofL Physicians were recognized as outstanding physicians in their specialty. Our providers were recognized in 26 out of 42 specialties and UofL Physicians has been the medical group with the largest number of recognized physicians for the last four years.

Daniel Pitino Foundation grant ensures 5,600 Kentucky children continue to receive cardiac care

New custom vehicle enables UofL Physicians staff to reach patients around the state who need specialized care.

Spinal cord injury patient's foundation sponsors Crawford's Kid for therapy visit

Four-year-old Evander Conroy visited Louisville this summer from his home in Sydney, Australia to continue therapy designed to help him gain the ability to walk. Evander is receiving Locomotor Training (LT) with University of Louisville researcher Andrea Behrman, Ph.D., director of the Kosair Charities Center for Pediatric NeuroRecovery, a clinical services division of UofL’s Kentucky Spinal Cord Injury Research Center (KSCIRC).

UofL part of first successful study of virus attack on cancer

University of Louisville researcher Jason Chesney, M.D., Ph.D., deputy director of the James Graham Brown Cancer Center (JGBCC), and a team of international scientists found that stage IIIb to IV melanoma patients treated with a modified cold sore (herpes) virus had improved survival. The results of the findings were published recently in the Journal of Clinical Oncology.

Surgeons with Jewish Hospital / University of Louisville / University of Louisville Physicians perform first islet cell auto-transplantation procedures in Kentucky

Jewish Hospital, a part of KentuckyOne Health, and faculty members from the UofL School of Medicine are providing total pancreatectomy with islet cell auto-transplantation for some patients with chronic pancreatitis. Since the start of the year, six patients have undergone the procedure and all have functioning islet cells. The program is funded by an $800,000 grant from the Jewish Heritage Fund for Excellence.