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$2,510,943 from NCI to support Ohio State cancer research team

​The fight against cancer persists. Novel drug treatments are being tested at Ohio State with the help of a grant from the National Cancer Institute (NCI) that supports the use of new compounds that have shown promise in early testing. Dr. William ...[Read More]
Published: Jul-14-16
Tags: Research

$1,540,000 awarded to OSU cardiovascular research team

​A cardiac arrhythmia doesn’t discriminate. Heart disease is the number-one killer of Americans and the number-one cause of death for Ohioans.   During heart failure, or a cardiac arrhythmia, the electrical system in the heart may malfunction. T ...[Read More]
Published: Jul-13-16
Tags: Research

MD Camp gives students a first look at medical school education

​Not all students take a straight path to medical school. Michael Howell, a rising second year medical student at The Ohio State University College of Medicine (OSUCOM), was seven years out of undergraduate school when he decided that medical scho ...[Read More]
Published: Jul-08-16
Tags: Admissions, Education, Student Life

Biomedical Sciences Graduate Program welcomes incoming class

​Twenty two students were welcomed to the Biomedical Research Tower during the week of June 13th for orientation. This extraordinary group of students consists of five women and 17 men who completed their undergraduate studies with a 3.62 average GP ...[Read More]
Published: Jul-07-16
Tags: Admissions, Education

Department of Family Medicine awarded $2.5 million HRSA grant

​A five-year $2.5 million grant from the Health Resources & Services Administration (HRSA) has been awarded to the OSU Department of Family Medicine. The project is titled, “Expanding, Enhancing, and Enriching the Primary Care Workforce through ...[Read More]
Published: Jul-05-16
Tags: Patient Care

Ohio State Introduces Three-Year Primary Care Track Program

In response to the projected national shortage of primary care physicians, The Ohio State University College of Medicine is offering a Primary Care Track (OSU-PCT) for students interested in a career in family medicine. Approved through the Liaison ...[Read More]
Published: Jun-23-16
Tags: Curriculum

Announcing K. Craig Kent, MD as the 14th Dean of the College of Medicine

​After an extensive national search, we are pleased to announce that K. Craig Kent, MD, will become the College of Medicine’s 14th dean, pending formal approval by The Ohio State University Board of Trustees. He will officially join Ohio State on Se ...[Read More]
Published: Jun-21-16
Tags: Admissions, Curriculum, Education, Research, Student Life

The Ohio State College of Medicine Lead.Serve.Inspire. Awards 2016

​Recently the Inaugural Lead.Serve.Inspire. Awards were presented at the College of Medicine. The Awards were divided into the three major award sections that included Teaching and Learning Methods, Outstanding Educators, Excellence in Education, Po ...[Read More]
Published: Jun-20-16
Tags: Curriculum, Education

Dr. Alexander Grieco Honored as Professor of the Year

​The class of 2016 selected C. Alexander Grieco, MD, assistant professor of Radiology, as Professor of the Year. Every year since 1931, the graduating class selects a faculty member who has uniquely impacted their medical education through their eng ...[Read More]
Published: Jun-20-16
Tags: Curriculum, Education, Student Life

Ohio State researcher explores the connection between MG29 expression and disease: R01 grant supported by The National Institute of Arthritis and Musculoskeletal and Skin Diseases

​Muscular dystrophy (MD) is a group of diseases that weakens and degenerates skeletal muscles. Currently, there is no specific treatment to stop or reverse any of the diseases in MD. Dr. Hua Zhu, PhD, hopes to find a novel method that reskills muscl ...[Read More]
Published: Jun-08-16
Tags: Research
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