Motor neurons aren’t the only site for restoring locomotive function

Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis is the most common adult onset motor neuron disease for which there is no cure or treatment that significantly extends life. ALS causes the death of neurons that...

OHSU welcomes Michelle van Ryn, Grace Phelps Distinguished Professor

Welcome to Michelle van Ryn, Ph.D., who has been appointed professor and Grace Phelps Distinguished Professor at the OHSU School of Nursing. She comes to OHSU from the Mayo Clinic in Rochester where...

Tracing the mechanisms of pain and empathy for pain

A new study finds a potential neural overlap between physically induced and socially transferred increased sensitivity to pain, or hyperalgesia. Previous research has shown that pain sensitivity...