New method improves gene therapy outcomes

A new study recently published in Nature identifies a method for site-specific gene addition that may reduce adverse effects and lead to safe and more effective gene targeting. The study, conducted...

New, free software simplifies cell tracking

Recent advances in imaging technology allow researchers to capture snapshots of embryonic cells as they divide and migrate through development. But capturing an image of a growing embryo every 30...

Present your Ph.D. research through interpretive dance

The "Dance your Ph.D." contest challenges scientists around the world to explain their Ph.D. research without a PowerPoint or jargon--in fact, no talking at all. So if you're tired of trying to...

Oregon Hearing Research Center Seminar, Oct. 31: Karl R. Koehler, Ph.D.

Karl R. Koehler, Ph.D., will give a lecture titled "Modeling Inner Ear Organogenesis with Stem Cells,” sponsored by the Oregon Hearing Research Center. Dr. Koehler is a postdoctoral fellow at...

NIH Common Fund Video Competition winners announced

Did you know that the NIH Common Fund was holding a video competition to commemorate its 10-year anniversary? Neither did we, but after seeing this Common Fund rap, we will definitely be going with...

OHSU Study shows 63% drop in uninsured Oregonians

A study released September 18 shows that the number of uninsured Oregonians fell by 63 percent from June 30, 2013 to June 30, 2014. Researchers at OHSU and the Oregon Health Authority  assessed...

Research Administration classes this fall: RDA 101

Research Administration Training & Education (RATE) is offering a number of great classes in the next few months for Research Administrators and others who support Research at OHSU. See the...

Louis Picker Lab awarded $25 million gift from Gates Foundation

Louis Picker, M.D., and his team have been awarded a $25 million grant from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation that will spur their work on a vaccine candidate against HIV.  This work is based...