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Celebrating Ohio State's newest IOM member
In December, the College of Veterinary Medicine hosted a reception to honor Dr. Michael Lairmore, associate dean for Research and Graduate Studies, professor, Department of Veterinary Biosciences, and associate director for Shared Resources at the Ohio State University Comprehensive Cancer Center (OSUCCC), who was recently named to the Institute of Medicine, one of the highest honors awarded to scientists in the biomedical fields. Read the full story
Established in 1970, the IOM is the health arm of the National Academy of Sciences, which was chartered under President Abraham Lincoln in 1863. It has expanded into what is collectively known as the National Academies, which comprises the National Academy of Sciences, the National Academy of Engineering, the National Research Council, and the IOM. Along with Dr. Lairmore, five other faculty at Ohio State are members of the Institute of Medicine.
As associate director for Shared Resources, Dr. Lairmore oversees a network of 16 specialized services, or core facilities, that help investigators conduct cancer research by reaching across medical disciplines to offer expert leadership and training; clinical, administrative and technical support; and state-of-the-art instrumentation. Read more: http://cancer.convio.net/site/MessageViewer?em_id=3782.0&dlv_id=7601