Research Awards by Sponsor: May 2018

Awards by Sponsor: May 1-31, 2018, and Current Fiscal Year-to-Date SPONSOR NO. OF AWARDS AWARD AMOUNT NO. OF AWARDS YEAR-TO-DATE AWARD AMOUNT YEAR-TO-DATE National Institutes of Health 125 $26,499,597 887 $162,032,736 National Science Foundation 24 $3,315,580 217 $45,747,032 Department of Education 1 $250,000 33 $8,337,938 Department of Defense 19 $4,396,278 233 $32,680,673 Department of Energy 9 $1,317,051 102 $25,157,354 Department …

New collaborative initiative aims to improve investigator-initiated trials

The National Institutes of Health Trial Innovation Network (TIN) is a new national collaborative initiative aimed at improving investigator-initiated multi-site trial operations by leveraging resources and the collective expertise of Clinical and Translational Science Award (CTSA) consortium members, which includes the Ohio State University Center for Clinical and Translational Science. The TIN’s mission is to address critical roadblocks in clinical …

Dr. Morley Stone to lead the Office of Research

Following a national search, Morley O. Stone has been named senior vice president for research. His appointment is effective August 1, pending board approval. An international leader in human performance and biomimetics, Dr. Stone brings more than 25 years of experience in research and development. Most recently, he served as chief technology officer at the Air Force Research Laboratory (AFRL) at …

Researchers use magnets to control DNA-based robots

Carlos Castro, associate professor of mechanical and aerospace engineering, and Ratnasingham Sooryakumar, professor of physics, have devised a magnetic control system to make tiny DNA-based robots move on demand–and much faster than recently possible. The researchers report that the control system reduced the response time of prototype nano-robot components from several minutes to less than a second. The discovery could one day enable …

Defense funding enables procurement of essential R&D tools

The Department of Defense (DoD) recently announced awards to 175 university researchers at 91 institutions in 36 states, totaling $53 million through the Defense University Research Instrumentation Program (DURIP). DURIP augments research capabilities at universities conducting cutting edge research for DoD, through the procurement of state-of-the-art equipment. David McComb, professor of materials science and engineering, and director of The Ohio …

Ohio State receives full AAHRPP reaccreditation

The Association for the Accreditation of Human Research Protections Programs Inc. (AAHRPP) Council on Accreditation awarded Ohio State full accreditation for five years. This important achievement reflects the university’s commitment to protecting the rights and welfare of human research participants. Maintaining AAHRPP accreditation assures research participants, researchers, sponsors, government regulators and the public that Ohio State is committed to scientifically …

Ohio State plans for GDPR

General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) is a new data protection privacy standard for individuals within the European Union (EU) that goes into effect on May 25, 2018. It also applies to the export of personal data to organizations outside the EU, including Ohio State. Learn more.

Ohio State wins national EcoCAR 3 competition

The Ohio State University won first place in the final year of EcoCAR 3, an Advanced Vehicle Technology Competition sponsored by the U.S. Department of Energy and General Motors Co. This is the fourth consecutive win for the Buckeyes. EcoCAR 3 is a four-year collegiate automotive engineering competition that challenges 16 North American universities to redesign a 2016 Chevrolet Camaro to …

U.S. Army funded research aims to save wounded soldiers’ lives

To date, there are no effective treatments for addressing massive blood loss on the battlefield other than blood transfusion, which is logistically not feasible during field casualty care. Andre Palmer, professor and chair, Department of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering, has secured a $2.4 million U.S. Army Medical Research and Materiel Command grant to develop a resuscitation therapy to treat life-threatening …

Revised Export Control policy takes effect April 15

A revised Export Control policy takes effect on April 15, 2018. The revised policy applies to all university faculty, staff, students, visiting scholars, visitors and others retained or working at the university. Updates to the policy include revisions to descriptions of exports and sanctioned transactions to conform to recently revised federal regulations and existing export practice and expands the procedure …