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From the bench to the bedside

Longer, better lives for patients. That's the goal of a new partnership between Ohio State and the Cleveland Clinic designed to get medical breakthroughs in doctors' and patients' hands faster.

Among other things, it will mean quicker treatments for cancer--already one of the specialties in which Ohio State's Wexner Medical Center is ranked among the nation's best.

Find out why President Gee says the partnership "holds enormous potential for Ohio to reshape the future of medicine"--while attracting good jobs to the Buckeye state.

Rolling on

  

During the fourth annual Pelotonia, more than 6,200 cyclists hit the road, pedaling hard toward one goal: end cancer. Their sweat and sore legs paid off, with $10 million and counting raised for cancer research, bringing the event’s total funds raised so far to $35 million.

Learn more about this life-saving ride.

Ray of light

  

It was a moment five years in the making: Ohio State’s new SCARLET laser fired up for the first time, shooting out a cigar-sized bolt of more than 400 trillion watts. Now, an exciting chapter of research can begin using this powerful tool.

Find out how SCARLET could lead to diverse discoveries in national security, cancer therapy, and fusion energy.

Olympians!

  

Though the Olympics are over, the 12 Buckeyes who competed there have secured their place in Ohio State Olympic history. They carry on the legacy of more than 150 Buckeye Olympians before them, including groundbreaker Jesse Owens.

Read about this year’s Buckeye Olympians and check out some of the fun they had in London.

Secret weapon

Elaine Kiourtsis’s hat looks innocent enough. But beneath it, taped to her shaved head, lies a covert cancer-fighting machine. It quietly bombards her brain with electrical current, attacking her tumor while leaving healthy tissue intact.

Learn more about this cutting-edge device, and read new brain tumor research that could be good news for allergy sufferers.

Share your pride

O-H-I-O: Opening Ceremony

Olympic diver and Ohio State alumna Katie Bell (the “i”) submitted this photo from the London 2012 Olympic Games Opening Ceremony.

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August 2012

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