OHSU animal programs earn exemplary marks

The Association for Assessment and Accreditation of Laboratory Animal Care International (AAALAC) recently conducted site visits to evaluate the animal-use programs on the Central and Waterfront...

Nancy Haigwood, Ph.D., appointed to NIH Council of Councils

Nancy L. Haigwood, Ph.D.--director of the ONPRC and Senior Scientist--has been appointed to the National Institutes of Health Council of Councils. This body advises the director of the NIH on...

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...