June 5, 2017by Misti Crane | Research Communication
Categories: Research, Cancer, brain, epidemiology
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 »
May 24, 2017by Gary Snyder | CPH Communications
Categories: Tobacco, Research
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 »
April 13, 2017by Rachel Bules | CPH Communications
Categories: denman, Students, Research, BSPH, Undergraduate
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 »
February 21, 2017by Steve Barrish | Communications Coordinator
Categories: Research, Faculty
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 »
Ohio State Public Health Researcher Receives 4-Year NIH Grant to Better Assess Donor Quality and Predict Post-Transplantation Outcomes for Kidney Transplant Patients
February 8, 2017by Steve Barrish | Communications Coordinator
Categories: Biostatistics, Research
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 »
Gates Foundation Awards Ohio State Public Health Researcher Grand Challenges Grant For Groundbreaking Research in Global Health and Development
November 15, 2016by Gary Snyder | CPH Communications
The College of Public Health has been awarded a Grand Challenges Explorations grant, an initiative funded by the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation. Alison Norris, MD, PhD, assistant professor in the OSU College...Read more »
College of Public Health Surpasses Goal in But for Ohio State Campaign, Increasing Support for Students and Improving Lives
November 8, 2016by Colleen Herr | Communications Coordinator
Categories: HSMP, Global Health, MHA, Research, Students, Faculty
The College of Public Health recently raised $9,802,439 during the But for Ohio State capital campaign, surpassing our goal by more than $500,000. The funds raised support education, research and community engagement, allowing faculty and students to make an impact in public health both locally and internationally.
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