Brandon Wilder, Ph.D., on the search for humans without malaria

Malaria is as old as humans; we have never lived without it. That is exactly what Brandon Wilder, Ph.D., is trying to change. Wilder, assistant professor at the Vaccine and Gene Therapy Institute...

Kathleen Carlson standing in front of OHSU Emergency Department entrance

Addressing the gun violence epidemic with a complex of tools

Injury epidemiologist Kathleen Carlson, Ph.D., is launching the OHSU Gun Violence Prevention Research Center with support from the Faculty Excellence and Innovation Award at OHSU. The center is...

Steven Mansoor, structural biology and drug development

Structural biologist Steven Mansoor, M.D., Ph.D., studies the structure and function of proteins — with a particular interest in ion channel receptors that play a role in the cardiovascular system....

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,...

Meredith Hartley rides Bike MS

Researching — and riding for — MS

Meredith Hartley is part of a team creating new possibilities for treating people with multiple sclerosis. The team of scientists and physicians recently discovered a compound that stimulates...

Anita Randolph, Ph.D., wants to improve the quality of life for veterans after active duty.

Traumatic smoke inhalation, cognition and health disparities

Anita Randolph, Ph.D., wants to improve the quality of life for veterans after active duty. As a doctoral student, she made a major discovery about brain damage in people who’ve suffered...

Kalisha Bonds, Ph.D., M.S.N.

African Americans and dementia: Culturally informed research

African Americans have a greater risk of dementia than white and non-white Hispanic populations, yet the bulk of dementia research has not explicitly examined African Americans or the heterogeneity...