Luiz Bertassoni

Technology Transfer Innovation Spotlight: Luiz Bertassoni

Every year, approximately 4,000 new cases of bone or joint-related cancer are diagnosed in the United States. Treatment and recovery can be painful — often requiring surgical removal of the...

Couple at the flower market

Understanding multimorbidity to close the health disparity gap

Multimorbidity — having two or more coexisting chronic conditions — is highly prevalent, costly and disabling to older adults. Across racial and ethnic groups, multimorbidity affects older adults...

OHSU startup QuantiPort, Inc. has developed a system for measuring blood volume quickly and accurately.

OHSU startup spotlight: QuantiPort, Inc.

Trauma-related hemorrhage is a leading cause of death among adults under 45 years old, as well as children of all age groups. The diagnostic challenge is determining the volume of blood loss or...

Dopamine conducts special ensembles

A new study reports novel ways that dopamine cells influence the function of the prefrontal cortex of the brain.  Anyone who has savored a bite of chocolate or glanced at each new blinking...

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Preserving the choice to have a family

There is new hope that kids at risk of medically induced infertility may reproduce as adults. In a first, researchers have reported in a non-human primate model that immature testicular tissue can...

Imperfect embryos can bring positive IVF outcomes

A new study in nonhuman primates finds abnormal embryos can result in successful in vitro fertilization. The chromosomal abnormality aneuploidy, in which cells have more or fewer than 46...

Michael Hutchens and Mahaba Eiwaz

New heart-kidney molecular signal identified

An OHSU-Pacific Northwest National Laboratory collaboration is key to a new identification of molecular signals specific to heart injury. Cardiovascular disease is one of the most common reasons...