Liberty University researchers propose and study a new strategy for cancer immunotherapy

Author, Lead Researcher: Christopher L. Kepley, PhD, FAAAAI Pictures: Chris Breedlove, LUCOM Marketing Liberty University College of Osteopathic Medicine (LUCOM) faculty researchers have described and tested a new strategy for cancer immunotherapy that utilizes an alternative cell type for seeking out and destroying cancer cells. Using pre-clinical models, this method uses a patient’s own fat or […]

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LUCOM Celebrates Fifth Class with Annual Hooding Ceremony, Recognizes Class of 2022

Chris Breedlove, LUCOM Marketing Liberty University College of Osteopathic Medicine (LUCOM) held its annual Hooding Ceremony on Thursday, May 5, celebrating and recognizing the Class of 2022. Graduates, along with their family and loved ones, were welcomed back to Liberty University for a symbolic indoor event held inside the main sanctuary of Thomas Road Baptist […]

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LUCOM Hosts Dr. James Avery for Annual Medical Bioethics Symposium, Reality of Marijuana

Chris Breedlove, LUCOM Marketing At the beginning of the month, the Liberty University College of Osteopathic Medicine (LUCOM) Medical Library hosted its annual Medical Bioethics Symposium with invited guest speaker James A. Avery, MD, CMD, FAAHPM, FCCP, FACP. His presentation titled Marijuana: An Honest Look at the World’s Most Misunderstood Weed was specifically chosen as […]

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LUCOM Earns First Place in Annual VCOM Research Day

Chris Breedlove, LUCOM Marketing As Liberty University College of Osteopathic Medicine (LUCOM) continues to grow and develop its research program, so does its students’ involvement in high-quality faculty research projects. On Feb. 25, during the annual Edward Via College of Osteopathic Medicine (VCOM) Research Recognition Day, Liberty University was well represented with 15 osteopathic medical […]

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LUCOM students partner with Gospel Community Church to serve community

Chris Breedlove, LUCOM Marketing Last month, the Liberty University College of Osteopathic Medicine (LUCOM) Medical Outreach Community Interest (MOCI) committee and group volunteered at the Connecting Point Pantry, a ministry of Gospel Community Church, in Lynchburg, Va. The time was meant to share the connecting love of Christ to the underserved of the local community […]

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LUCOM hosts Liberty University Pre-Medical Honor Society for “Operation Sparky”

Chris Breedlove, Director of Marketing Liberty University College of Osteopathic Medicine (LUCOM) held its first evening open house of the year for the Liberty University Pre-Medical Honor Society (PMHS) on Thursday, Feb. 3. The event, referred to as “Operation Sparky,” was designed to give undergraduate students who plan to practice medicine an inside look at […]

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LUCOM hosts third Research Day to highlight LU student doctor work and collaborative findings

Chris Breedlove, Director of Marketing Liberty University College of Osteopathic Medicine (LUCOM) held its third Research Day on Friday, Jan. 7. The annual event is designed to showcase the unique research-based accomplishments of Liberty University osteopathic medical students while providing an outlet for their work to be displayed. The half-day event began at noon and […]

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LUCOM Center for Research partners with Cureus, an online platform to share peer-reviewed research

Chris Breedlove, LUCOM Marketing The Liberty University College of Osteopathic Medicine (LUCOM) Center for Research is now available on Cureus, an online journal of medicine platform that will allow LUCOM researchers and students to publish their peer-reviewed work. LUCOM’s research channel may be found on Cureus.com. “We are very excited about this project,” said Carl […]

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LUCOM Class of 2024 hosts annual, symbolic memorial honoring first patients

Chris Breedlove, LUCOM Marketing Liberty University College of Osteopathic Medicine (LUCOM) held its annual Donor Memorial Ceremony on Friday, Nov. 19. The symbolic event was hosted by the Class of 2024, now second-year osteopathic medical students, to honor their first patients and the lessons they learned during their first year of anatomical dissection and science. […]

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Dr. Ying Liu gives creation and design lecture on SARS-CoV-2

Chris Breedlove, LUCOM Marketing It’s been a challenging year and a half of understanding the COVID-19 pandemic as well as predicting its next direction. On Tuesday, Yingguang Liu, PhD, associate professor of microbiology with Liberty University College of Osteopathic Medicine (LUCOM), delivered a presentation to address such concerns as well as provide his findings from […]

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