Sleep study finds why asthma worsens at night

In the U.S., over 20 million people report experiencing worsening asthma severity at night. Throughout the years, scientists have asked whether it was “simply because of sleep at night or whether...

Professor Steven Shea receives Outstanding Investigator Award

We are very pleased to announce that our Institute’s Director, Professor Steven A Shea, PhD, has just received a 7-year $6.5 million “Outstanding Investigator Award” from the National Heart,...

BA and sleep: OHSU scientist uses Orlando bubble to study effects of travel on basketball performance

Circadian rhythms and athletes’ performance

Last Friday, Institute sleep scientist, Dr. Andrew McHill, Ph.D., published a new study in Scientific Reports titled, Utilizing the National Basketball's COVID-19 restart "bubble " to uncover the...

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Recap: Fatigue at work

Late last winter – when we didn't truly know what was in front of us–I had the opportunity to trade notes with Jeffrey Dalto of Convergence Training. I was fresh from teaching several classes on...

Alzheimer’s, sleep disruption and fruit flies

We congratulate Institute Associate Professor Doris Kretzschmar, Ph.D., upon her recently awarded National Institute of Aging R01 grant titled Connecting nuclear functions of Tau with pathology in...

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The BENFRA Center: Drs. Kretzschmar and Lim

Dr. Doris E. Kretzschmar Ph.D. and Dr. Miranda Lim, M.D., Ph.D., Institute scientists and OHSU collaborators have received a grant for the NIH-funded Botanical Dietary Supplements Research Center at...

National Night Out at Woodlawn Park

My name is Martina Shannon and I’m a summer research intern in the institute's Circadian Lab with Dr. Nicole Bowles. On August 6th, my lab team members and I attended National Night Out at Woodlawn...

OccHealthSci research staff members presenting a poster from Steven Shea Circadian lab research project

OHSU Research Week

Last week, OHSU held its annual research week that showcased work by faculty, students, research staff and postdocs from across campus. The institute had several research staff members give...