OSUWMC VISITOR RESTRICTIONS
Due to the COVID-19 outbreak, no visitors are permitted at any Ohio State hospitals, with some exceptions.
In light of this situation, we are not engaging in in-person testing at our lab at this time. However, we are still accepting long distance patients.
CURRENT STUDY RECRUITMENT
We are recruiting participants for our current research project. To participate, you must be between ages 18 and 40.
Are you interested in a research study about nasal congestion and smell loss?
Noninvasive research study evaluating complaints of chronic nasal obstruction and the complaints of smell loss
If you are a healthy individual, click here
If you are experiencing chronic nasal obstruction with or without smell loss, click here
If you are interested in participating in the study, but do not live in the Columbus, Ohio area, please call 614-366-1794 or email: Bhakthi.Deshpande@osumc.edu or Kai.Zhao@osumc.edu for additional study opportunity
Can you ever get your sense of smell back?
The department of Otolaryngology, Ohio State University Medical Center, is seeking student volunteers or paid part-time research assistants to engage in respiratory aerodynamics research. The project, funded by NIH, is part of a large scale clinical study to develop treatment tools for nasal sinus diseases. We are particularly interested in students in Engineering majors: Biomedical, Mechanical, Chemical, Computer engineering and etc.; Has maintained a GPA (high school or college) greater than 3.0; Has strong analytical skills; Has strong communication skills; Has some training in computational fluid dynamic (Fluent, CFX); and be comfortable in clinical settings to have daily interactions with clinicians, residents and surgeons.
If you would like to contact our lab for recruitment into one of our studies, collaboration with our lab, or general questions, please reach out to us and we will get back to you.
Ohio State Eye and Ear Institute
Prof. Zhao's Office Phone: 614-293-3857