How research and service in Appalachia translates into underrepresented and underserved populations across the globe
With rolling hills, flowing rivers and winding roads, Ohio’s Appalachian area provides some of the most scenic settings of the state. But that geography and socioeconomic landscape becomes a challenge when it comes to health and wellness in these 32 Ohio...Read more »
Ohio State Public Health Researcher Receives 4-Year NIH Grant to Better Assess Donor Quality and Predict Post-Transplantation Outcomes for Kidney Transplant Patients
Over 16,000 end-stage renal disease (ESRD) patients undergo kidney transplantation in the United States every year. For most ESRD patients, successful kidney transplantation provides longer survival and a better quality of life than dialysis.
Yet, waiting lists and waiting times for kidney transplants continue to grow in the United States. This is due, in part, to potentially viable...Read more »
Twenty-eight faculty and postdoctoral researchers from all areas of the college shared their research with each other through presentations and posters at the 2nd Annual Research Day, held on Feb. 17 at Thompson Library.
The event was organized by the associate dean for research, Chris Weghorst, Ph.D., and a committee of faculty and staff with the purpose of promoting inter-...Read more »
Seven undergraduate students from the College of Public Health presented their thesis research on March 29 at the Denman Undergraduate Research Forum held at OSU, with two students receiving awards for their research.
Montgomry Burgoon, Katherine Friedman, Lea Ghastine, Sarah Jossart, Rana Khalil, Allison Porter and Mariah Wood presented their...Read more »
Min-Ae Song, PhD, postdoctoral fellow in the CPH Center of Excellence in Regulatory Tobacco Science, and Micah Berman, JD, CPH assistant professor, were among the co-authors on new research which shows that so-called “light” cigarettes have no health benefits to...Read more »
Immune-system activity weakens before symptoms arise
Changes in immune activity appear to signal a growing brain tumor five years before symptoms arise, new research has found.
Interactions among proteins that relay information from one immune cell to another are weakened in the blood of brain cancer patients within five years before the cancer is diagnosed,...Read more »