Ohio State University Medical Center

The Wexner Medical Center at Ohio State University formerly called The Ohio State University Medical Center (OSUMC) is a multidisciplinary academic medical center located in Columbus, Ohio, on the main campus of The Ohio State University (OSU). In 2010, the Ohio State University Hospital was ranked one of "America's Best" by U.S. News & World Report in 11 specialties. OSU Medical Center was the only Central Ohio hospital ranked as "America's Best" in 2010. In 2009, OSUMC was ranked as one of the best hospitals in the U.S. by U.S. News & World Report in 10 specialties, and placed among 21 hospitals named to the nation's honor roll of hospitals. In 2012, it was announced the OSU medical Center would change its name to Wexner Medical Center at Ohio State University.

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http://medicalcenter.osu.edu
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http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wexner_Medical_Center_at_Ohio_State_University

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Medical research

Study finds exercise increases benefits of breast milk for babies

A new study led by researchers at The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center and College of Medicine finds even moderate exercise during pregnancy increases a compound in breast milk that reduces a baby's lifelong risks ...

Genetics

Promising gene replacement therapy moves forward

Research led by Dr. Krystof Bankiewicz, who recently joined The Ohio State University College of Medicine, shows that gene replacement therapy for Niemann-Pick type A disease is safe for use in nonhuman primates and has therapeutic ...

Diabetes

Study links protein, clusterin, to cardiac and metabolic diseases

During a study spanning nearly a decade, researchers at The Ohio State University College of Medicine, Houston Methodist Research Institute and Houston Methodist Cancer Center have linked the protein clusterin—for the first ...

Oncology & Cancer

A 150-year-old drug might improve radiation therapy for cancer

A drug first identified 150 years ago and used as a smooth-muscle relaxant might make tumors more sensitive to radiation therapy, according to a recent study led by researchers at The Ohio State University Comprehensive Cancer ...

Medical research

Breakthrough device heals organs with a single touch

Researchers at The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center and Ohio State's College of Engineering have developed a new technology, Tissue Nanotransfection (TNT), that can generate any cell type of interest for treatment ...

Oncology & Cancer

SPF30 sunscreens delay melanoma incidence in preclinical model

Application of sun protection factor 30 (SPF30) sunscreen prior to exposure to ultraviolet-B (UVB) light delayed melanoma onset in a mouse model of the disease, according to data from a team at The Ohio State University Comprehensive ...

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