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Hampel's Leadership Recognized By Two National Genetics Groups


August 29, 2006

Heather Hampel to receive Leadership Award of the National Society of Genetic Counselors. She has also been elected to serve on the Board of Directors of the American Board of Genetic Counseling in 2007-2011. The rest of the story



Cancer Family History Public Health Campaign


January 17, 2006

Dr. Kimberly Kelly and a group of investigators from the Genetics Theme Team of the Primary Care Research Institute at The Ohio State University recently received funding from the Tzagournis Endowment Trust Fund to support a Cancer Family History Public Health Campaign. The rest of the story



Dinner Table Has More than Just Food to Offer for Heart Health


December 14, 2005

 | Watch Watch : 150k COLUMBUS, Ohio – The holiday dinner table could have more to offer for heart health than just a selection of grains, fruits and vegetables. Those sitting around the table might be able to provide the ... The rest of the story



Detailed Study Leads To Classification of Unexplained Polyposis Cases


December 13, 2005

New research at OSU shows that a significant proportion of patients with unexplained hamartomatous or hyperplastic polyposis may have hidden genetic mutation. Sweet et al. performed extensive genetic analysis on 49 unrelated patients with unexplained hamartomatous or hyperplastic polyposis. Re-review of polyp histology by a dedicated gastrointestinal pathologist was also done. The rest of the story



New Introductory Genetics Text by Dr. Westman


December 12, 2005

<i>Medical Genetics for the Modern Clinician</i> is a concise, clinically oriented introductory genetics text for medical and allied health students, residents, and clinicians. The book focuses sharply on concepts that are most applicable to clinical practice. The rest of the story



Discover Your Family's Connection to Cancer Risk


December 12, 2005

<b>Discover Your Family's Connection to Cancer Risk</b> Jameslink® is an interactive tool that estimates cancer risk by reviewing patterns of cancer in a family. It is a free service designed to help you learn more about your cancer risk and steps you can take to focus your prevention efforts. The rest of the story



Inherited Gene Change Also Found in Spontaneous Tumors


October 10, 2005

COLUMBUS, Ohio – New research shows that a small gene variation that increases the risk of inherited cancer can also arise during the development of spontaneous, or non-inherited, tumors. The findings, ... The rest of the story



Frank Weber, MD receives 2005 James V Warren Award


June 07, 2005

At the 2005 Department of Internal Medicine Recognition Dinner, Dr. Clay Marsh announced that Frank Weber, MD was selected by the Department’s Research Advisory Committee to receive the James V Warren Award for Distinguished Research by a postdoctoral trainee. The rest of the story



Eng honored with Unverferth Research Award


June 06, 2005

Dr. Charis Eng is honored with the 2005 Department of Internal Medicine Unverferth Research Award. The rest of the story



OSU Study Suggests Colon Tumor Screening


May 25, 2005

New study suggests all colon tumors should be tested. The rest of the story



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