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Early Immune Response Needed For Hit-And-Hide Cancer Virus

January 15, 2010

COLUMBUS, Ohio – Retroviruses such as HIV and HTLV-1 don’t hit-and-run, they hit-and-hide. They slip into host cells and insert their own DNA into the cell’s DNA, and from this refuge they establish an ... The rest of the story

Two Drugs Kill Resistant Melanoma Cells In Preclinical Study

December 10, 2008

COLUMBUS, Ohio – Combining a well-known biologic agent with a new targeted anticancer drug triggers the death of melanoma cells that are resistant to therapy, according to an animal and laboratory study ... The rest of the story

Two Genes Found To Play Crucial Role In Cell Survival

February 04, 2008

COLUMBUS, Ohio – New research suggests that two recently discovered genes are critically important for controlling cell survival during embryonic development. The genes, called E2F7 and E2F8, are ... The rest of the story

Dr. Ronald L. Whisler Recognized for Accomplishments

March 13, 2006

COLUMBUS, Ohio – Dr. Ronald L. Whisler (43209), director of the division of immunology at The Ohio State University Medical Center,has been named the 2006 recipient of the Earl N. Metz Distinguished Physician ... The rest of the story

Study: Height Loss Screen Ultimately Could Reduce Hip Fractures

April 29, 2004

 | Watch Watch : 150k COLUMBUS, Ohio – The loss of 2 or more inches in height during adulthood serves as a powerful predictor of osteoporosis in the hip, and thus the risk for hip fractures, in elderly women, according to ... The rest of the story

Rovin Named Director of Nephrology at Ohio State

March 11, 2004

COLUMBUS, Ohio – Dr. Brad Rovin (43221) has been named director of The Ohio State University’s Division of Nephrology. The nephrology division at the OSU Medical Center conducts one of the largest clinical ... The rest of the story

OSU Faculty Physicians Dominate Area's Best Doctors List

January 23, 2004

COLUMBUS, Ohio - An overwhelming majority of central Ohio physicians included in the national survey of Best Doctors in America are faculty members at The Ohio State University Medical Center. The list of Best Doctors in America is considered to be one of the more prestigious and credible tools available to consumers for selecting a doctor. The rest of the story

Chiocca to Chair New Neurological Surgery Department,New Department of Neurological Surgery

December 05, 2003

COLUMBUS, Ohio – The Ohio State University Medical Center will complement its strengths in neuroscience, neurology and cancer research by establishing a neurological surgery department and appointing a nationally recognized brain tumor specialist from Harvard University to chair the new department. Both actions were approved by the university’s Board of Trustees on 5 December 2003. The rest of the story

OSU Health System Names Geier Interim CEO

November 07, 2003

COLUMBUS, Ohio – Peter Geier has been named interim chief executive of The Ohio State University Health System to succeed R. Reed Fraley, who is retiring in January. Dr. Fred Sanfilippo, senior vice president for health sciences, dean of Ohio State’s College of Medicine and Public Health and CEO of the OSU Medical Center, has announced the appointment of Geier as interim CEO for the Health System and vice president for Health Services. Geier, currently senior associate vice president for Health Sciences business and administration, has served on the Medical Center’s leadership team since 2001 as chief operating officer. The rest of the story

AAAS Honors Fifteen Ohio State Faculty With Rank Of Fellow

October 31, 2003

<p> COLUMBUS, Ohio – More Ohio State University faculty members have earned the rank of Fellow from the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) than any other single institution this year.</p> <p> With 15 faculty members ranking among the new 2003-04 AAAS Fellows, Ohio State now boasts 76 Fellows. Ten of the 15 fellows are faculty in the College of Medicine & Public Health.</p> <p> “We are very proud of the scholarship of our faculty who have earned this prestigious honor,” said President Karen Holbrook. “Research is a key component of our Academic Plan and Ohio State’s impressive number of new Fellows shows that the quality of our faculty’s work is receiving national recognition.”</p> The rest of the story