Skip to main content

OSU-CHS researcher studying if weight loss drugs could be used to treat alcohol use disorder

Semaglutide, the medication in the popular diabetes and weight loss drugs Ozempic and Wegovy, continues making headlines. What if it could also help curb substance use disorder or addiction?
Kyle Simmons, Ph.D., Professor of Pharmacology and Physiology at OSU Center for Health Sciences, is leading the Semaglutide Therapy for Alcohol Reduction (STAR) study in Tulsa.
Faculty Spotlight: Joshua Muia, Ph.D.

Mon, Apr 18, 2022

Spotlighting Joshua Muia, Ph.D., an assistant professor of biochemistry in the OSU-CHS School of Biomedical Sciences. Muia's ADAMTS enzyme research was awarded a $1.67 million NIH research grant last year.

Center for Health Sciencesgraduate programsOSU Center for Health SciencesOSU School of Biomedical SciencesFaculty Research
OSU-CHS awarded Bandura Award for Crucial Conversations research

Tue, Mar 08, 2022

Crucial Learning, a learning company with courses in communication, performance and leadership, awarded the 2022 Albert Bandura Influencer Award to Oklahoma State University Center for Health Sciences.

Faculty Researchnational awardOSU Center for Health SciencesCenter for Health Sciences
Biomedical Sciences faculty member awarded $1.67M research grant

Tue, Dec 21, 2021

Assistant Professor of Biochemistry Joshua Muia, Ph.D., is hoping his research into two tiny enzymes can help identify and possibly treat a rare blood disease as well as the most common form of heart disease.

OSU Center for Health SciencesCenter for Health SciencesFaculty ResearchOSU School of Biomedical Sciences
Younger T.rex bites were less ferocious than their adult counterparts

Fri, Mar 12, 2021

By closely examining the jaw mechanics of juvenile and adult tyrannosaurids, some of the fiercest dinosaurs to inhabit earth, scientists from the University of Bristol and OSU College of Osteopathic Medicine at the Cherokee Nation have uncovered differences in how they bit into their prey.

Center for Health SciencesOSU Center for Health SciencesFaculty ResearchPaleontologyOSUCOM at Cherokee NationResearch
CIRCA director, OSU professor write book on ACEs and PACEs

Fri, May 01, 2020

Jennifer Hays-Grudo, Ph.D., Regents professor of psychiatry and behavioral sciences at OSU Center for Health Sciences and director of the Center for Integrative Research on Childhood Adversity (CIRCA), co-authored the recently released book “Adverse and Protective Childhood Experiences: A Developmental Perspective.”

ResearchHuman Health and WellnessFaculty ResearchOSU Center for Health SciencesCenter for Health Sciences

Back To Top