Wake Forest University Baptist Medical Center

Wake Forest University Baptist Medical Center (WUFBMC) encompasses Wake Forest University Health Sciences which includes the School of Medicine, North Carolina Baptist Hospital and Wake Forest University Physicians. WUFBMC is a preeminent critical care, research, patient care, physician training and education center. Notable research centers include Biomolecular imaging, a primate center, brain tumor, cancer, alcohol, and aging.

Address
Medical Center Boulevard Winston-Salem, NC 27157
Website
http://www1.wfubmc.edu/
Wikipedia
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wake_Forest_University_Baptist_Medical_Center

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Oncology & Cancer

Chemotherapy for rare cancer fine-tuned with organoids

A patient-specific tumor organoid model is being used to identify the most effective chemotherapy protocol to treat appendix and colon tumors, a personalized medicine approach that is showing promise. The organoids were created ...

Medical research

Scientists prove bioengineered uteri support pregnancy

In new research from the Wake Forest Institute for Regenerative Medicine (WFIRM), scientists have shown that bioengineered uteri supported fertilization, fetal development, and live birth with normal offspring. With further ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Key elements needed in setting up designated COVID-19 unit

In an effort to rapidly provide specialized care for patients with coronavirus-like symptoms while protecting the safety of health care workers, doctors at Wake Forest Baptist Health created a special respiratory isolation ...

Health

Study shows legal marijuana products too strong for pain relief

More than 90% of the legal marijuana products offered in medical dispensaries are much stronger than what clinical studies have shown that doctors recommend for chronic pain relief, according to a study published in the March ...

Oncology & Cancer

Changing cancer care, one organoid at a time

A patient-specific tumor organoid platform developed by Wake Forest Institute for Regenerative Medicine (WFIRM) researchers and their cancer center colleagues could someday take the guessing game out of immunotherapy treatments. ...

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