Claudio Mello, Ph.D., a professor of behavioral neuroscience

Hummingbird’s call provides new insight about vocal learning

A team led by Claudio Mello, M.D., Ph.D., has made a discovery that may provide insight about the mechanism that enables people to master hearing and speech: A hummingbird with a call well above the...

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OHSU researchers help drive innovations in health care

The U.S. health care system is experimenting with a range of innovative approaches to care delivery intended to address persistent quality and cost challenges. To change fundamental models of care...

Study shines light on mysteries of senility

Millions of Americans above the age of 65 suffer from dementia, a disorder of mental processes associated with loss of memory or perception skills that may impact a person’s ability to perform...

Beyond patient vs. care partner health: Karen Lyons’ dyadic theory

The experience of human illness affects not only the patient, but family members and other care partners — that much we know. Investigations of patients and their care partners, or dyads, have...