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Researchers invent novel RNA nanotech to decorate exosomes for effective cancer therapy

(Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center) A new study shows that attaching antibody-like RNA nanoparticles to microvesicles can deliver effective RNA therapeutics specifically to cancer cells. Researchers used RNA nanotechnology to apply the RNA nanoparticles and control their orientation. Show More Summary

Study reveals new mechanism used by cancer cells to disarm attacking immune cells

(Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center) A new study by researchers at The Ohio State University Comprehensive Cancer Center -- James Cancer Hospital and Solove Research Institute identifies a substance released by pancreatic cancer cells that protects them from attack by immune cells called macrophages.

First transcatheter implant for diastolic heart failure successful

(MediaSource) Researchers at The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center have come up with a new device, proven safe and effective, to treat diastolic heart failure.

Ohio State's Albert de la Chapelle receives Lifetime Achievement Award

(Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center) Albert de la Chapelle, MD, PhD, Distinguished University Professor in the Department of Cancer Biology and Genetics at The Ohio State University, has received a lifetime achievement award...Show More Summary

Study shows electric bandages can fight biofilm infection, antimicrobial resistance

(MediaSource) Researchers at The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center have shown -- for the first time -- that special bandages using weak electric fields to disrupt bacterial biofilm infection can prevent infections, combat antibiotic resistance and enable healing in infected burn wounds. The dressing becomes electrically active upon contact with bodily fluids.

Easy Test to Find Out if You May Have Early Signs of Dementia or Alzheimer's

Douglas Scharre, director of the division of Cognitive Neurology at the The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center, talks about a test you can take to determine if you may have the early signs of demential or Alzheimer's. He also talks about how to approach family members, or loved ones, who are experiencing dementia or Alzheimer's. Free Test: http://sagetest.osu.edu

Onalespib could be an effective treatment for glioblastoma, preclinical studies show

(Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center) This study showed that the targeted drug onalespib reduced the expression of cell-survival proteins such as AKT and endothelial growth factor receptor in glioma cell lines and glioma stem cells from patient tumors. Show More Summary

Bloomfield receives Outstanding Clinician-Scientist Award

(Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center) Clara D. Bloomfield, MD, Distinguished University Professor, cancer scholar and senior advisor to The Ohio State University Comprehensive Cancer Center - James Cancer Hospital and Solove Research Institute, has received the 2017 Robert A. Show More Summary

Study: Strategy might prevent infections in patients with spinal cord injuries

(MediaSource) A new study at the Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center investigates how to reduce the number of infections in patients with spinal cord injuries without using antibiotics.

DNA-level biomarker can predict overall survival for rare brain tumors

(Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center) MGMT promoter methylation status -- information gathered at a DNA-level -- can help predict overall survival for patients with a rare form of brain cancer known as anaplastic astrocytoma, according to a new analysis from The Ohio State University Comprehensive Cancer Center - Arthur G. Show More Summary

Clinical Study Asks: Can Nicotine Help Treat a Chronic Lung Disease?

Doctors believe there is some good to be found in nicotine, the highly addictive drug in tobacco products. Lung experts at The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center are testing whether nicotine can help people with a chronic inflammatory lung disease called sarcoidosis.

Study identifies miR-122 target sites in liver cancer, links 3 genes to patient survival

(Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center) A new study shows that a molecule that regulates liver-cell metabolism and suppresses liver-cancer development interacts with thousands of genes in liver cells, and that when levels of the molecule go down, such as during liver-cancer development, the activity of certain cancer-promoting genes goes up. Show More Summary

Ohio State Cancer researchers validate a clinical test for fusion genes

(Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center) An assay that identifies a genetic change called gene fusions in solid tumors has been developed and validated. The assay is called OSU-SpARKFuse (Ohio State University-Spanning Actionable RNA Kinase Fusions). Show More Summary

American Thyroid Association Awards Research Grant to Lawrence A. Shirley, MD, MS, FACS, Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center

The American Thyroid Association has awarded a 2017 Research Grant to Lawrence A. Shirley, MD, MS, FACS, Assistant Professor of Surgical Oncology, Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center. Dr. Shirley's project is entitled "Impact of BRAF-Mutated Papillary Thyroid Cancers on Cancer-Associated Fibroblast Genotype and Phenotype."

Tissue nanotransfection, a technique that heals with a single touch

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Does the idea of a device healing serious wounds or an entire organ in a human body with a single touch seem too far-fetched? Researchers at the Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center have inched closer to making the possibility a reality. In what is being viewed as a breakthrough in...

Ohio State Researchers Prove Human Heart's 'Battery' Has Multiple Backups

Scientists at The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center have shown the human heart's sinoatrial node, the natural pacemaker, is hardwired with a backup system. This built-in redundancy maintains consistent heart rhythm, even under trying conditions.

First-line immunotherapy treatment can improve survival for subset of lung cancer patients

(Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center) Findings from a phase III clinical trial for advanced lung cancer patients could help oncologists better predict which patients are likely to receive the most benefit from immunotherapy as...Show More Summary

Study: Underweight female runners more likely to get stress fractures

(MediaSource) Female runners who are underweight have a higher risk for injury and take longer to heal according to a new study from The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center. Dr. Timothy Miller studied dozens of Division I athletes...Show More Summary

Balance, gait negatively impacted after chemotherapy treatment

(Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center) A single chemotherapy treatment can result in a significant negative impact on walking gait and balance, putting patients at an increasing risk for falls, according to a new study involving breast cancer patients conducted by researchers at The Ohio State University Comprehensive Cancer Center - Arthur G. Show More Summary

Targeted therapies show initial effectiveness in subset of papillary thyroid cancer

(Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center) Two immunotherapy drugs currently approved by the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for the treatment of melanoma also show promise for treating a rare but aggressive form of papillary thyroid cancer, according to new research led by The Ohio State University Comprehensive Cancer Center - Arthur G. Show More Summary

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