Epigenetic research helps explain early-onset puberty in females

Researchers at the Oregon National Primate Research Center (ONPRC) have published findings on the role of epigenetics in the control of puberty in females. The paper, published in the early...

Pilot funding from ONPRC, letters of intent due Feb. 15

The Oregon National Primate Research Center (ONPRC) is soliciting proposals for its annual pilot research program. The award encourages activities related to the use of nonhuman primates for...

125 years, 125 clues: OHSU-wide scavenger hunt runs Nov. 2-19

In honor of our 125th anniversary, or quasquicentennial, all OHSU employees and students are invited to participate in a massive, 125-question scavenger hunt. The prizes aren't too shabby: $2,000...

OHSU researchers successfully test new gene therapy in human cells

Imagine knowing that your child is at risk for inheriting a genetic condition. Now imagine being able to fix the genetic defect before the child is even born. This may sound like something out of...

Reminder: The Science and Art of Healthy Aging Conference, Oct. 10

Come attend the second annual Healthy Aging Alliance conference: The Science and Art of Healthy Aging on October 10, 2012 from 1 to 6 p.m. at the Portland Art Museum. This creative, interdisciplinary...

Why is developing an AIDS vaccine so difficult?

Over the years, scientists have developed a myriad of vaccines, some of which have eradicated the world's most dangerous diseases. So why is an AIDS vaccine still so elusive? New research by OHSU's...

Reminder: OHSU faculty talk about NIH Peer Review, Aug. 9

All faculty, researchers, students and administrators are invited to hear the latest information from NIH study sections at August’s Funding Focus. The workshop will take place Thursday,...

Mark Slifka, Ph.D., pioneers new approach in vaccine development

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ps1njjSwW2g Researchers at the Oregon National Primate Research Center have created a new vaccine development technique using a solution previously thought too...