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OHIO-Ecuador connection helps combat COVID-19

A longtime collaboration between Ohio University and the Pontifical Catholic University of Ecuador (PUCE) is helping step up the rate of testing for COVID-19 infections in the Latin American country. Assisting is the Center for Research in Health in Latin America (CISeAL), a joint venture between Ohio University and PUCE.

Heritage College research team finds new adaptive trick used by Staphylococcus bacteria

A recently published study by Ohio University Heritage College of Osteopathic Medicine Associate Professor of Bacteriology Erin Murphy, Ph.D., and her team opened research pathways suggesting science has more to learn about the tools that bacterial pathogens use to adapt to changes in their environment.

Infectious and Tropical Disease Institute launches local disease-prevention project

A new project launched in southeast Ohio by the Heritage College's Infectious and Tropical Disease Institute aims to head off a possible outbreak of human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) and hepatitis C (HCV) – infections spread mainly through intravenous drug use.

Heritage College researcher leverages Ecuadorian partnership to assist efforts to protect vulnerable populations in Venezuela

As scientists around the world call for a regional campaign to avert a public health disaster in Venezuela and neighboring countries, a partnership between the Ohio University Heritage College of Osteopathic Medicine and Pontifical Catholic University of Ecuador is proving invaluable to their efforts.

Open house event to highlight Heritage College research

The Heritage College of Osteopathic Medicine will host a Research, Exploration and Discovery Day and Open House on Wednesday, April 4, to give the OHIO community a chance to learn more about work being done by researchers at the medical school, as well as opportunities for collaboration.