Oregon Health & Science University
An Oregon Health & Science University neuroscientist who studies the developing brain has won a special presidential award — the highest honor bestowed by the U.S. government on science and engineering professionals in the early stages of their careers.
Researchers at Oregon Health & Science University have discovered that an antioxidant designed by scientists more than a dozen years ago to fight damage within human cells significantly helps symptoms in mice that have a multiple sclerosis-like disease.
Medical science has known for years that people who drink moderate amounts of alcohol actually have a reduced risk of death. In general, they are healthier and have better cardiovascular function that those who don't drink alcohol at all.
Fatigue brought on by chemotherapy may be reversed with orexin, a brain protein that regulates arousal and sleep, according to a study led by an investigator with the Knight Cancer Institute at Oregon Health & Science University (OHSU).
The board of directors of The Oregon Community Foundation (OCF) made the largest discretionary grant in the organization's 40-year history in support of Oregon Health & Science University's Knight Cancer Challenge to raise money for research to combat the disease. The $1 million grant to the OHSU Foundation was announced Tuesday, Nov. 19.
The Nike Doernbecher Freestyle X collection, seven one-of-a-kind shoes and matching apparel items, will be available for purchase for the first time. OHSU Doernbecher patient-designers will be on hand to launch their designs, sign autographs and share their inspiring stories of triumph over serious illness. This year's patient-designers include:
The Medical Research Foundation of Oregon has announced its 2013 awards for scientific leadership and innovation in Oregon. The awards were presented Thursday, Nov. 14, at a reception in Portland.