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OSU-CHS Research Spotlight: Effect of massage and stretch therapy on musculoskeletal injury

Aric Warren, Ed.D., associate professor of athletic training at OSU-CHS, discusses using evidence-based research to document efficacy of massage and stretch therapy treatments for musculoskeletal…

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OSU-CHS Research Spotlight: Cystic fibrosis research to reduce deadly lung infections

Dr. Franklin Champlin is examining ways to prevent deadly bacteria from invading the lungs, which can lead to fatal pulmonary infections in cystic fibrosis patients. Learn more about Dr.…

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OSU-CHS Research Spotlight: Opioid receptors and neuroinflammation

Craig W. Stevens, Ph.D., is searching for ways to improve pain management and slow the progression of neurodegenerative diseases such as Alzheimer’s and Parkinson’s. Learn more about Dr.…

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OSU-CHS Research Spotlight :Lipoic acid to treat terminal liver disease

Martin Banschbach, Ph.D., professor of biochemistry at OSU-CHS, wants to find out whether injections of the natural antioxidant lipoic acid improve liver function in patients diagnosed with terminal…

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OSU-CHS Research Spotlight: Paleontologist seeks secret of longevity for ancient mammals

Anne Weil, Ph.D., wants to know how multituberculates – an ancient line of rodent-like mammals that lived during the same time as dinosaurs – radiated after nearly going extinct in the…

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OSU-CHS Research Spotlight: Exploring the link between hepatitis C and liver cancer

Rashmi Kaul, Ph.D., is researching the role of the hepatitis C virus in the development of liver cancer. She is working to determine which mechanism within the immune system fights hepatitis C…

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OSU-CHS Research Spotlight: Detecting illicit drug and explosives labs

Jarrad Wagner, Ph.D., talks about his research to improve the tools used in detecting the presence of illegal drugs or explosives in homes and other locations where production is suspected. See more…

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Arctic dinosaur life and vertebrate head evolution

Paul Gignac, Ph.D., discusses his research into Arctic dinosaur life and the vertebrate head. He also describes a new micro-CT scanning technique he has developed to study soft tissues without…

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Digestive bacteria and nervous system interaction

Gerwald Koehler, Ph.D., discusses how the trillions of microorganisms that live in the human digestive tract could affect the central nervous system, resulting in differing influences on…

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OSU-CHS Research Spotlight: Effects of pesticides and heavy metals on human health

David R. Wallace, Ph.D., discusses his research into how prolonged exposure to some pesticides and heavy metals cause cellular changes that could impede brain development in children and support…

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OSU-CHS Research Spotlight: Improving Poisonous Snake Antivenom

Charles Sanny, Ph.D., is working to determine the effectiveness of antivenom, or antivenin, to improve treatment options for people bitten by poisonous snakes (posted 7/10/15)

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OSU-CHS Research Spotlight: Working to Save Rare and Endangered Zoo Animals

Dr. Blewett discusses his efforts to develop an inexpensive diagnostic test to help zoos protect rare and endangered animals from the deadly encephalomyocarditis virus (posted 6/23/15)

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OSU-CHS Research Spotlight: OSU School of Health Care Administration

Jim Hess, Ed.D., chair and director of the OSU School of Health Care Administration at OSU Center for Health Sciences in Tulsa, gives an overview of the OSU School of Health Care Administration. He…

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OSU-CHS Research Spotlight: Jim Hess

Jim Hess, Ed.D., chair and director of the OSU School of Health Care Administration at OSU Center for Health Sciences in Tulsa, discusses his research on the structure of the health care industry…

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