Post Tagged with: "Shiyong Wu"

Undergraduate Researcher Investigates New Potential Therapeutic for Brain Cancer

Dakota Brockway won first prize for his poster at Neuroscience Research Day.

By Amanda Biederman Ohio University senior neuroscience major Dakota Brockway is characterizing the properties of a compound that may one day be used as a natural alternative treatment for glioblastoma, the most aggressive form of brain cancer. The compound, urolithin A, is a polycyclic aromatic metabolite found in several fruits, […]

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November 1, 2017 at 2:44 amResearch

Scientists To Study Therapeutic Properties of Natural Products, Including Cannabis

Dr. Shiyong Wu

From research staff reports Scientists at Ohio University’s Edison Biotechnology Institute, including faculty from Molecular and Cellular Biology, and the Chemistry & Biochemistry Department, have launched  a five-year study of the therapeutic properties of natural products, including cannabis, in order to determine their effectiveness for treating medical conditions ranging from […]

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June 19, 2017 at 5:33 pmResearch

Chemistry’s Wu Receives Baker Fund Award for Skin Cancer Project

Dr. Shiyong Wu, Professor of Chemistry & Biochemistry at Ohio University, received a John C. Baker Fund award of $12,000 for his work on “The Role of Carnosol in Preventing Skin Cancer Development.” The John C. Baker Fund awarded $67,163 total to six faculty proposals for research, scholarship and creative […]

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April 17, 2017 at 3:44 pmResearch

Two Students, Professors Join Sixth Year of Tsunami Volunteer Project in Japan

From left, in the foreground inside fish chute: OHIO Sophomore Nick Farris and Senior Ben Piper help to scrub clean the concrete fish-egg chutes at a local fish hatchery used to dispense fertilized salmon roe into a nearby river as part of the OHIO-IPU Tsunami Volunteer Project Project year six that took place on the Iwate coast on Sept. 24 and 25.

Ben Piper ’17 and Nick Farris ’19 participated in year six of the OHIO – Iwate Prefectural University Tsunami Volunteer Project in Japan on Sept. 24 and 25. Both students are currently on OHIO’s Chubu University Japanese Language Study Abroad Program in the city of Kasugai (near Nagoya) in Aichi […]

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October 17, 2016 at 11:46 amNews

Thompson Participates in Tsunami Relief Forum in Japan

Thompson with a photo taken of participants in the 2015 September edition of the OHIO-IPU Tsunami Relief Project.

Dr. Christopher S. Thompson, Associate Professor and Chair of Linguistics, has been invited by Iwate Prefectural University in Morioka, Japan, to participate in a Tsunami Relief Forum on July 16-17. The purpose of the forum is to celebrate five years of successful tsunami relief collaboration activity between Ohio University and […]

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July 14, 2016 at 12:36 pmNews

Chemistry, Biology Faculty Get Innovation Funding for Ohio Drug Discovery Collaborative

Ohio University’s Innovation Strategy program has provided $50,000 in a seed grant to help a team of Ohio University faculty on a project named Ohio Drug Discovery Collaborative: Identification and Development of Novel Molecular Therapies for Human Disease. This project will build a centralized, interdisciplinary initiative focused on drug discovery […]

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June 7, 2016 at 5:47 pmResearch

Innovation Strategy Funds Wu Project for Natural Product Research Center & Commercialization Platform

Ohio University’s Innovation Strategy program has provided $50,000 in a seed grant to help a team of Ohio University faculty on a project named Establishment of a Natural Product Research Center & Commercialization Platform. This project is focused on identifying and developing natural products with proven therapeutic value for the […]

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June 7, 2016 at 11:20 amResearch