WexMed<Live>: Indulge your inquisitive mind.

Join us for the next WexMed<Live> in Cleveland!

Thursday, September 7, 2017

6:30 p.m.

Rock & Roll Hall of Fame

Presented by The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center and The Ohio State University Alumni Association

An optional, complimentary tour of the

“Power of Rock” experience will begin at 6 p.m.

Join us for an evening of thought-provoking

talks and engaging presentations of medical

discoveries made by physicians and scientists

at Ohio State Wexner Medical Center. After the

presentations, visit our discovery areas for a

reception to meet our expert clinicians and learn

more about their groundbreaking research.

WexMed<Live> is a collection of WexMedTalks, engaging presentations about innovative medical discoveries, made by physicians and scientists of The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center. 

Novel discoveries. Breakthrough ideas. Groundbreaking innovations.  

Previous WexMedTalks include:


Peter Mohler PhD

Mending Broken Hearts: Someday is Today

Dr. Peter Mohler leads a research team that is uncovering previously unknown causes of diseases that lead to sudden cardiac death — the largest cause of natural death in the United States. As director of The Ohio State University Dorothy M. Davis Heart and Lung Research Institute, Dr. Mohler pioneers research into new forms of arrhythmias, diabetes and neurological defects. His team finds answers about cardiovascular medicine for patients, families and physicians around the world who have questions that can’t be answered by medical reference books. Recorded February 2017 in Naples, Florida.

Cheryl Lee MD

Understanding Cancer: Beyond What the Eye Can See

Dr. Cheryl Lee, a nationally recognized cancer expert, serves as the Dorothy M. Davis Chair in Cancer Research and as chair of the Department of Urology at The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center. She is one of only a handful of women to chair a urology department in the U.S. Her research focuses on ways doctors and the health care community can improve patients’ quality of life after surgery. Recorded February 2017 in Naples, Florida.

Christopher Kaeding MD

Technology and Movement: Sports Medicine Leading the Way to More Active Lives

Dr. Christopher Kaeding is head team physician for The Ohio State University Buckeyes, and holds the Judson D. Wilson Professorship in Orthopedic Surgery at Ohio State Wexner Medical Center. He also serves as executive director of sports medicine, overseeing the new state-of-the-art Jameson Crane Sports Medicine Institute. He has dedicated his career to helping people from all walks of life live the most active, engaged lives they can. Recorded February 2017 in Naples, Florida.

Thomas Ryan, MD

Next Gen Heart Care: Miniature Devices to Genomics 

Dr. Ryan is a national expert on cardiac imaging and co-author of the leading textbook in the field of echocardiography. Under his leadership, the heart and vascular team brings innovative discoveries and devices to patients, including being the first in the country to implant the world’s smallest pacemaker. Recorded September 2016 in Columbus.

Sameek Roychowdhury, MD, PhD

Targeting Cancer: Using Genetics to Hit the Bullseye 

The mission of Dr. Roychowdhury’s research team is identifying and improving therapy for patients with advanced cancer using genomics. Toward that goal, the team develops novel diagnostics, tools and methods to analyze and interpret genomics data, and novel therapies in clinical trials. Recorded September 2016 in Columbus.

Janice Kiecolt-Glaser, PhD

Stress and Your Health 

Dr. Kiecolt-Glaser’s studies have demonstrated the health consequences of stress, including slower wound healing and heightened inflammation, which is linked to many age-related diseases. She is a member of the Institute of Medicine. Her recent work shows how stress alters metabolic responses to high-fat meals. Recorded September 2016 in Columbus.

Ali Rezai, MD

Meeting of the Minds: Future of Brain Health 

Dr. Rezai’s partnership with Battelle enabled a paralyzed man to move his fingers and hand with his own thoughts. He has pioneered the use of brain pacemakers to treat Parkinson’s disease and traumatic brain injury; his current research extends to therapies for asthma, Alzheimer’s and obesity, among other health challenges. Recorded September 2016 in Columbus.

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