Medicine

Pediatrics professor recognized for innovative contributions

Boonshoft School of Medicine professor Ann E. Burke was honored by the Association of Pediatric Program Directors. Continue reading

M.D./Ph.D. student studies neurosurgery in Uganda

Phil Walker II, a first-year medical student in the Boonshoft School of Medicine, spent his spring break in March studying neurosurgery with a team from Duke University. Continue reading

Dayton.com does story about Wright State intern on Dr. Oz

Excerpt A student at Wright State University’s Boonshoft School of Medicine interned with a doctor most people may know from TV. At the end of April, Rod Gerardo of Brecksville, Ohio, a Cleveland suburb, completed an internship with “The Dr. … Continue reading

Medical student hopes to inspire more Latina doctors

The underrepresented minority scholarship helps make Astrid Medina’s dream of becoming a doctor possible. Continue reading

Wright State to host 19th Annual Midwest DNA Repair Symposium

Tanya Paull, professor in molecular genetics and microbiology at Texas at Austin, and Sergei Mirkin, professor and biology chair at Tufts, will deliver keynote addresses. Continue reading

Medical student interns on ‘The Dr. Oz Show’

Rod Gerardo took a year off from medical school to be a medical student producer for “The Dr. Oz Show.” Continue reading

Scholarships help medical student pursue dream of research

Sabrina Metzger, an M.D./Ph.D. student at the Boonshoft School of Medicine, is searching for targeted treatments for myotonia congenita. Continue reading

Medical students volunteer internationally through scholarship

B. Laurel Elder Memorial Scholarship helps many Boonshoft School of Medicine students travel to foreign countries to volunteer in underserved areas. Continue reading

Wright State and AFRL partner on DARPA project to accelerate learning

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The Wright State Research Institute has partnered with the Air Force Research Laboratory to assess improvement in intelligence analyst skill acquisition and performance. Continue reading

Workings of protein hold keys to new cancer treatments

Kwang-Jin Cho, assistant professor of biochemistry and molecular biology, is working to find better anti-cancer drugs in his lab. Continue reading