“As the 15th president of a public university with 140 years of history, I believe our brilliant past illuminates our future path,” President Michael V. Drake told Ohio State senators gathered in the Ohio Union’s U.S. Bank Theater.
More and more often, doctors at leading academic medical centers such as The Ohio State University Comprehensive Cancer Center – James Cancer Hospital and Solove Research Institute are able to say, “Yes, you have cancer, but we have good news.”
Higher education’s changing research environment is requiring a change in approach, and Caroline Whitacre outlined those new Ohio State strategies in the state of research address on October 31.
The health benefits of over-the-counter curcumin supplements might not get past your gut, but new research shows that a modified formulation of the spice releases its anti-inflammatory goodness throughout the body.
Is it a solar cell? Or a rechargeable battery? Actually, the patent-pending device invented at The Ohio State University is both: the world’s first solar battery.
Researchers at Ohio State have gained new insight into how the body moves when we’re walking — learning everything they needed to know by watching people walk naturally on a treadmill.
Students are helping to change lives through the Pay It Forward Marion program, which promotes civic engagement in English courses and works with the local community through service and philanthropy.
Armed with tree-identification booklets, 30 area woodland owners spent a recent afternoon practicing what they learned in an outdoor living laboratory at the OSU Mansfield campus.
How do you survive a scandal, especially when you are the president of the United States? This year’s Warren G. Harding Symposium tackles the touchy issue.
The announcement comes one day after long-time Mayor Michael Coleman, 60, said he will not seek a fifth term after 16 years in the city’s top post.
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Pravin Kaumaya, Medicine, and his team of researchers developed two anticancer peptide vaccines and two peptide inhibitors as part of a larger peptide immunotherapy
effort at the OSUCCC-James. Their findings were published inOncolmmunology.
Nancy Rudd, Human Sciences, coauthored “A Review of Men’s Body Image Literature: What We Know and Need to Know,”International Journal of Costume and Fashion (2014). The cross-institutional research team conducted a meta-analysis of literature on current topics of male body image. Coauthors include Linda Arthur Bradley and Tim Freson, Washington State University, and Andy Reilly, University of Hawaii.
Shaheen Islam, Interventional Pulmonology, was elected to a five-year term on the board of directors of the American Association of Bronchology and Interventional Pulmonology. His term will begin on Oct. 27 after the annual meeting in Austin, Texas.
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My favorite character is Dirk Pitt. He is the action-adventure hero of Clive Cussler’s novels. He goes on amazing adventures and always gets the girl.
For my scientific professional life I must read so much nonfiction and natural history that I seek escape in audio books of murder mysteries and spy novels while I am driving.
Core Quantum Technologies (CQT) has been awarded a $150,000 Phase I Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) grant by the National Science Foundation to develop fluorescing nanoparticles for medical diagnosis, imaging, and research. The Columbus-based start-up company invented a type of nanoparticle that emits different colors to tag molecules in biomedical tests.
By Brad Henry Medical procedures and Google GLASS are a hot topic. The medical community is exploring opportunities where GLASS may be of use. The Wexner Medical Center recently used GLASS to broadcast a surgical procedure to medical students via a Google Hangout. Medical training is not for everyone: the event was covered by the […]