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$2.4 Million Grant to Study Aortic Aneurysms Using Noninvasive Imaging Technique

A team of researchers led by Dr. Arunark Kolipaka has been awarded a $2.4 million grant to study abdominal aortic aneurysms (AAA) using a novel imaging technique called Magnetic Resonance Elastography (MRE). The noninvasive procedure is designed to ...[Read More]
Published: Feb-20-15
Tags: Research

​Researchers identify 2 genetic mutations that interact to lower heart attack risk

​Researchers have determined that two mutations on a single gene can interact in a way that lowers the carrier’s risk for a heart attack. The variants are found in a gene called DBH, which regulates an enzyme involved in the conversion of dopamine ...[Read More]
Published: Feb-03-15
Tags: Research

The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center Named a Top 10 Residency Programs in the Midwest for Four Specialities

Recognized by physicians for Internal Medicine, Anesthesiology, Otolaryngology and Obstetrics and Gynecology training leadership in Doximity report [COLUMBUS, Ohio], January 13, 2015— The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center was named one ...[Read More]
Published: Jan-19-15
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Michael J. Patzakis Endowed Lectureship Orthopaedics to launch in autumn 2015

“I’m grateful for my education and all that OSU has given me,” says Michael J. Patzakis, MD ’63, who chose to say “thank you” to the College of Medicine by establishing the Michael J. Patzakis MD Endowed Lectureship in Orthopaedics at Ohio State, ex ...[Read More]
Published: Jan-05-15
Tags: Education, Student Life

Glibenclamide Treatment for Limiting Progressive Hemorrhagic Necrosis Following Traumatic Spinal Cord Injury

​Read the highlights of Dr.Phillip Popovich and J.Marc Simard Research for the U.S. Department of Defense Spinal Cord Injury Research Program (SCIRP)-Glibenclamide Treatment for Limiting Progressive Hemorrhagic Necrosis Following Traumatic Spinal Co ...[Read More]
Published: Dec-19-14
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Biomedical Sciences Graduate Program Grants Travel Awards at Annual Retreat

  Congratulations to Biomedical Sciences Graduate Students, Sarah Fritz and Parker Woods, who each won a $1,000 travel award at the Biomedical Sciences Graduate Program's Annual Retreat held on December 10 at the Nationwide and Ohio Farm Bureau 4 ...[Read More]
Published: Dec-12-14
Tags: Research

New CEO of OSU Wexner Medical Center

OSU President Dr. Michael Drake has announced that ​Dr. Sheldon Retchin of Virginia Commonwealth University has accepted the offer to serve as executive vice president of health sciences and CEO of the Wexner Medical Center, effective March 2, subje ...[Read More]
Published: Dec-08-14
Tags: Admissions, Curriculum, Education, Patient Care, Research

​Six Ohio State Faculty Among the 2014 Class of AAAS Fellows

Six Ohio State University faculty have been elected this year as Fellows of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS). Election as a Fellow is an honor bestowed upon AAAS members by their peers. New Fellows will be welcomed in ...[Read More]
Published: Nov-25-14
Tags: Research, Education

The State of Medical Education

HOW LONG SHOULD MEDICAL SCHOOL LAST? NEW SURVEY EXPLORES WHAT DOCTORS AND MED STUDENTS SAY ABOUT THE STATE OF MEDICAL EDUCATION COLUMBUS, Ohio – As experts in medical education innovation, leaders at The Ohio State University College of Medicine r ...[Read More]
Published: Nov-20-14
Tags: Admissions

​Danger of Repeat Head Injuries: Brain’s Inability to Tap Energy Source

  Two or more serious hits to the head within days of each other can interfere with the brain’s ability to use sugar – its primary energy source – to repair cells damaged by the injuries, new research suggests.   The brain’s ability to use energy ...[Read More]
Published: Nov-17-14
Tags: Research
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