Precision medicine enters a new phase

It takes a million people to discern the health strategies for one individual--at least, that's the thinking behind the latest phase of the NIH's Precision Medicine Initiative. This initiative was...

Update on NIH Voluntary Cost Sharing at OHSU

PIs are sometimes tempted to ask for institutional commitment for NIH grants when it's not required--they may believe that such pot-sweeteners improve their chance for funding success. But OHSU...

Community Conversation series resumes Aug. 25

Join the Northwest Association for Biomedical Research for the next installment in the 2015 Community Conversations series: “You are what you eat: antibiotic resistance from chickens to your...

von Gersdorff team sheds light on how diabetes triggers blindness

A new study published in Neuron,  led by Henrique von Gersdorff, Ph.D., is the first characterization of a group of specialized synapses in the retina, the part of the eye that captures and...

Students and post-docs, apply now to attend OpenCon 2015!

As part of a year-long series of grant funded campus events focused on scientific communication and open science, the OHSU Library is sponsoring a full scholarship for one OHSU student or postdoc to...

New Science paper from the Skach Lab sheds light on protein folding

A recent paper published in Science may change how we think about how protein folding in its endogenous context.  For the past 50 years, the principles by which proteins unfold and refold have...

NIGMS wants to hear from you!

The National Institute of General Medical Sciences examining innovative ways to best support biomedical researchers. Last week we reported on NIGMS's new funding mechanism for early-career scientists...