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Research Areas

Researchers at OSU Center for Health Sciences engage in biomedical and clinical research to enhance the health care and well-being of society. Our researchers are on the forefront of specialized discoveries in forensic sciences and vertebrae paleontology.

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Biomedical Sciences

Our biomedical research ranges from genetics and pain perception to neurological disorders and artificial vision. 

Research Spotlight: Opioid receptors and neuroinflammation

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Clinical Research

Clinical medical researchers are conducting trials for new treatments for disease like cardiovascular disease, asthma and respiratory illnesses. 

Research Spotlight: A holistic approach to understanding cardiovascular health

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Forensic Sciences

Research conducted in forensic sciences ranges from improvised explosive devices to death scene investigation.

Research Spotlight: Detecting illicit drug and explosives labs


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Vertebrae Paleontology

Paleontological research spans the Mississippian to the Recent, fossil bone microstructure to long-term patterns in paleobiodiversity and turtles to mice.

Research Spotlight: Arctic dinosaur life and vertebrate head evolution

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Athletic Training

The ARMOR Program provides research, development, testing, evaluation and advanced athletic training services to first responders and U.S. Armed Forces. 

Learn More: ARMOR Program

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Electron Microscopy

OSU Center for Health Sciences houses an electron microscopy laboratory that provides high-quality electron microscopy imaging, education and training for faculty, staff and students.

Learn More: Electron Microscopy Lab

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Rural Health & Innovation

Utilizing data analytics, researchers in the OSU Center for Rural Health work to improve rural hospital efficiency and rural health outcomes.

Research Spotlight: OSU Center for Health Systems Innovation