Monday Musings

Written June 17th, 2013 by Ken

The father who does not teach his son his duties is equally guilty with the son who neglects them.

It’s Monday, so you know what that means. Not a whole lot going on athletically this week that really interests me, so this will not be a “sporting” effort. With that disclaimer, get your beverage of choice and let’s wade into the swamp.

The James/Wexner

It wouldn’t be a Musing without an update from The James/Wexner.

Dr. Charles Shapiro, director of breast medical oncology at The (OSUCCC­–James) has been appointed to serve as Chair-Elect for the Survivorship Committee of the American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO). The appointment is effective this month. Shapiro will serve as Chair-Elect for one year, followed by a one year term as Chair. He will then serve as Immediate Past Chair.
Shapiro, who came to Ohio State in 1998 and is a professor of internal medicine, leads the breast cancer research program at Ohio State’s Comprehensive Cancer Center. He leads an interdisciplinary team of clinical and research scientists whose sole focus is the study of breast cancer.

Congratulations to Dr Shapiro for this appointment.

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Monday Musings

Written March 25th, 2013 by Ken

I was on sabbatical last week because of the focus on this, this and this. A win-win, except for Nebraska, Michigan State and Wisconsin. Another week, grab your coffee and let’s get right to it.

OSU Wexner Medical Center

“Deep brain stimulation” may sound like science fiction–but at Ohio State’s Wexner Medical Center, it’s changing patients’ lives. Led by Dr. Ali Rezai, the neuromodulation team places a small implant in the brain that regulates electrical signals with tiny electrodes.

Learn how this cutting-edge technology is eliminating tremors and could treat Alzheimer’s, autism, seizures, migraines, addiction, and more.

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