New research at OHSU shows innovative ways to use social media to proactively reach at-risk military veterans.

How do we reach out to those experiencing thoughts of suicide?

New research at OHSU shows innovative ways to use social media to proactively reach at-risk military veterans. Many of us are familiar with the high rate of suicide among military veterans. On an...

How noisy environments can impact those with hearing loss

I have severe-profound bilateral hearing loss and have worn powerful hearing aids ever since I was diagnosed in early childhood. While...

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Nourish your neurons during the 2018 Brain Awareness Season

What are the ingredients we need to maximize our brains' potential? This year, our 2018 Brain Awareness Season lecture series explores the critical influence nourishing the brain has on our daily...

Researcher credits Tax Checkoff Grant for work/life flexibility

I am a (mostly) stay at home mom. I spend my days playing with my 15-month-old son while simultaneously keeping our house running. We go to the library, play at parks, listen to music, read books,...

CROET head, Photo by Aaron Bieleck, Ed Comm Photography

Year in review: The most popular “On the Brain” posts of 2017

As we welcome in 2018, here’s a look back at the ten most popular posts of 2017. 1. A strong neuroscience program is about to get stronger—meet leaders and researchers at the...

Stanley A. Herring, M.D. Clinical Professor, Departments of Rehabilitation Medicine, Orthopaedics and Sports Medicine, and Neurological Surgery University of Washington

Discovering the latest in TBI research, evaluation and treatment

For many graduate students, myself included, conferences and symposiums are little more than an opportunity to stuff your face with free food, nervously defend your most bewildering preliminary data,...

Innovative technologies used for the assessment of concussion and TBI

Neuropsychologists measure the relationship between how the brain is functioning and how people think and act as a result. Although they have incorporated advances in brain imaging to improve our...

OHSU research targets chronic balance dysfunction in mTBI patients

Abnormal balance control during standing and walking has been documented in patients who have sustained a mild traumatic brain injury (mTBI) or concussion. These problems may improve over the weeks...