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Ohio State research seeks to improve safety, reduce injury in elderly drivers

​As baby boomers age, their risk of life-threatening injuries from car crashes also increases. Although car seat belts are safe and save the lives of many drivers of different shapes and sizes, they don’t always provide optimal safety for everyone. ...[Read More]
Published: Dec-01-16
Tags: Research

$3 Million Grant to Study Cerebral Palsy Therapy

​As the most common of childhood physical disabilities, cerebral palsy (CP) affects roughly 10,000 babies born each year. About 764,000 children and adults in the United States exhibit its symptoms — motor and speech impairment caused by damage to s ...[Read More]
Published: Nov-22-16
Tags: Research

$3 million grant awarded to support HIV research

The National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute, a division of the National Institutes of Health, awarded $3 million to principal investigator and assistant professor in the School of Health and Rehabilitation Sciences Nicholas Funderburg, PhD, to sup ...[Read More]
Published: Nov-15-16
Tags: Research

Ohio State research team joins Spinal Cord Injury Model System Program

​A $2.3-million, five-year federal grant was awarded to The Ohio State University from the National Institute on Disability, Independent Living, and Rehabilitation Research to become a Spinal Cord Injury (SCI) Model Systems Center. Ohio State and ou ...[Read More]
Published: Nov-15-16
Tags: Research

Maura Gillison, MD, PhD elected to National Academy of Medicine Membership

​The Ohio State University College of Medicine is extremely proud to recognize the recent election of Maura Gillison, MD, PhD, to the National Academy of Medicine. She is the Jeg Coughlin Chair in Cancer Research, professor in the Division of Medica ...[Read More]
Published: Oct-28-16
Tags: Research

Leadership Education in Neurodevelopmental Disabilities (LEND) Program at Nisonger Center Receives $3.54 Million Award

​The Maternal and Child Health Bureau (MCHB), a division of the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA), recently allocated $3.54 million to the Leadership Education in Neurodevelopmental and Related Disabilities (LEND) program at The Oh ...[Read More]
Published: Oct-27-16
Tags: Research

Current Concepts in respiratory Care (CCRC) Conference

​Please visit the 2017 Current Concepts in Respiratory Care (CCRC) Conference page for more information.​​​​​​ ...[Read More]

$2.5 million grant to support autoimmunity research

​The National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases has awarded an Ohio State researcher, previously published in Nature Medicine, a $2.5-million grant. The study, “Nedd4 in T helper cell development and autoimmunity,” will investigate ways t ...[Read More]
Published: Sep-02-16
Tags: Research

Caterino and team pave the path to accurate UTI diagnosis

​An Ohio State medical researcher has received a $2.8 million federal grant to support a multi-institutional study that may help improve diagnosis of urinary tract infections (UTIs) among older patients in hospital emergency departments (EDs). Jeff ...[Read More]
Published: Aug-23-16
Tags: Research

Knowledge of MG53 Gene May Aid in Kidney Protection

​When a kidney is injured, there is no curative treatment. Researchers have yet to understand how a kidney can be repaired and treated for disease, both prophylactically and post-injury. Currently, the underlying mechanism behind kidney cell repair ...[Read More]
Published: Aug-19-16
Tags: Research
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