Research from The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center found that
lower blood levels of a specific biomarker (BDNF) during pregnancy can cause
depression in the mother and low birth weight in the baby.
OSU joins 57 other institutions using SMART IRB to streamline the IRB review
process for multisite research in an effort to implement the NIH policy on
the Use of Single Institutional Review Board for Multi-Site Research.
Scientists are using a virtual reality experience with an immersive
environment of penguins, pirates and hermit crabs to distract patients from
pain they experience during infusions and other needle procedures.
The CCTS and Department of Biomedical Informatics have made training
available via BuckeyeLearn to help support you in your research growth.
Local pediatric registration (within 50 miles) in the national volunteer
registry for participation in research studies, ResearchMatch.org, has
reached an all-time high of over 500.
The Business of Science program provides the tools to develop independent
researchers that can clearly translate and report findings to grant sponsors
and efficiently manage the process to turn their observations into impactful
Researchers at Ohio State have developed an adhesive patch that drives a
continuous electrical current to stimulate healing and reduce infection in
skin wounds that won't heal.
Scientists across the country are combing the health records of 1.6 million
kids to determine if childhood antibiotic use causes weight gain later in
Community Engagement Program Director Pam Salsberry’s impact in community
health reaches far and wide. Among Dr. Salsberry’s many health field
related accomplishments is one that stands out- a PhD in Philosophy.
Combining two decades of research, ancient tribal medicine and gene editing
technology, a team of scientists is creating the first ever live-attenuated
vaccine to prevent Leishmaniasis.