Stories tagged with: Infectious and Tropical Disease Institute

Last Word: Mario Grijalva

March 6, 2024 Microbiology professor shares some of his life’s work preventing infectious disease and his childhood dream of being a superhero scientist

Ronan Carroll: Taking the fight against a dangerous microbe to its RNA

May 3, 2023 Ronan Carroll's team is looking for ways to stop a potent killer, one that is getting adept at resisting antibiotics: Staphylococcus aureus.

New Translational Research Facility planned

November 2, 2022 Ohio University’s Heritage College of Osteopathic Medicine will start work on a new facility on the Athens campus dedicated to translational research.

OHIO-Ecuador connection helps combat COVID-19

May 14, 2020 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.

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OHIO researchers win grant to study treatment for possible fatal complications of COVID-19

April 30, 2020 Faculty researchers from Ohio University’s Heritage College of Osteopathic Medicine and Russ College of Engineering and Technology have received a grant to investigate possible treatments for mitigating COVID-19. Kelly McCall and Douglas Goetz will measure how effective a number of different chemical compounds are at preventing “cytokine storms.”

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

July 10, 2019 A published study by Erin Murphy, Ph.D, and her team opened research pathways suggesting science has more to learn about tools that bacterial pathogens use to adapt to changes in their environment.