Caregiver Corner: Introducing a formal caregiver

Article originally published in the Summer 2019 Alzheimer’s Update Family members often ask us for tips on how to introduce a formal caregiver to their family member who has dementia. At some...

Memoir of a Stroke Survivor: Michelle’s Story

At 42, Michelle Cristiani did not expect to survive a stroke. The mom of three was active, busy, and most importantly, young. “Oh, you’re too young to have a stroke,” they said. One...

Heading for a Migraine? You’re Not Alone

June is Migraine and Headache Awareness Month – a time dedicated to migraine specialists and other health care providers, patient advocates and the migraine community to unite and advocate for...

Neurology Residents: Welcome Class of 2023!

The OHSU Neurology department is pleased to introduce the incoming OHSU Neurology Residency Class of 2023 (photos below). After an exciting Match Day 2019, the department is thrilled to welcome a...

Confessions of a Research Junkie

Below is Ed Parker’s story about being a research participant. Reprinted with permission from 3550 magazine.  Article originally published in the Winter 2018 Alzheimer’s Update. Have you ever...

Neurosurgery Residents: Welcome Class of 2026!

The OHSU Department of Neurological Surgery is proud and delighted to introduce the incoming Neurosurgery Residency Class of 2026. After another exciting Match Day, the department is thrilled to...

Caregiver Corner: Get by with a little help from friends

Article originally published in the Winter 2018 Alzheimer’s Update We sent our daughter off to college in August, and I’ve been reflecting on her schooling to date.  When she was in middle...

Luvaas grant expands Alzheimer’s research

Updated from an article originally published in the Winter 2018 Alzheimer’s Update Alzheimer’s Disease causes irreversible brain degeneration, taking with it the thinking skills and memories...