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...

New treatment may address imatinib-resistant tumors

Each year, 3,000 to 6,000 people are diagnosed with gastrointestinal stromal tumor (GIST)—the most common sarcoma of the gastrointestinal tract. Imatinib myeslate, or Gleevec®, has proved to be a...

Bita Moghaddam, Ph.D.

Bita Moghaddam: The neural representation of reward and punishment

The ability to weigh the risk of punishment relative to the risk of reward is critical to our ability to make decisions. New research by Bita Moghaddam, Ph.D., provides fresh insight into how...

OHSU places in top 20 of Nature’s Index 2017 Innovation

OHSU is among the top institutions in the world for influencing innovation, according to a recently published supplement to the journal Nature. OHSU placed in the top 20 of Nature's Index 2017...