Jamie Lo, Ph.D.

Cannabis use and maternal fetal health: Closing the knowledge gap

Physician-scientist Jamie Lo, M.D., MCR, conducts research on the impact of chronic cannabis use on male and female reproductive health, pregnancy and offspring outcomes. In her clinical practice,...

MRI of the rhesus macaque brain at mid gestation (left), prior to folding and two-thirds through gestation (middle) as folds are forming. Color indicates (right) the angle between the cortical surface and the direction of neighboring fibers within the developing white matter.

New research shows how brain wrinkles might influence brain function

New research clarifies how the brain’s telltale wrinkles and folds develop as a result of mechanical feedback as the brain develops before birth. The study suggests that alterations from the...

Melinda Davis, Ph.D.

Doing good through good research: Melinda Davis, Ph.D., recognized

The North American Primary Care Research Group (NAPCRG) has awarded Melinda Davis, Ph.D., associate director of research for the Oregon Rural Practice-based Research Network, the 2021 Mid-Career...

OHSU performs 40 to 50 awake craniotomies with language mapping annually.

OHSU joins $12.8 million NIH grant to improve epilepsy treatment

OHSU, the primary clinical collaborator, brings surgical expertise to grant to improve epilepsy treatment. The National Institutes of Health’s Brain Research Through Advancing Innovative...

Image: Health provider and patient at community clinic in Richmond.

Primary care research’s role in ending health inequity

Researchers should consider primary care settings as a crucial avenue for understanding the full picture of health inequity and developing real-world interventions. In a special communication...