Gerlinger Research Award applications due June 4, 2017

School of Medicine faculty members are eligible to apply for $10,000 to $40,000 in funding from the Gerlinger Research Award. The award can be used for salary, equipment, or supplies. Preference will...

OHSU researchers identify gene driving responses to brain injury

In response to brain injury, cells in the nervous system swiftly coordinate events that promote survival and repair. Glial cells—the most abundant cells in the nervous system—quickly locate...

AHRQ seeking science on treatment-resistant depression

The Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality is looking more closely at why some patients diagnosed with depression don't respond to treatment. Currently, there is scant data on the prevalence of...

Making all the data count for disease diagnosis and discovery

Diagnosing diseases is a tricky business requiring a formidable breadth and depth of knowledge and the skill to apply it. The rarer the disease is, the harder it can be to diagnose: quality reference...

Save the date: Research Week 2017

Mark your calendars for the event of the year: OHSU Research Week. Our annual celebration of research performed by faculty, students, research staff, postdocs, and others across all schools, centers,...

New study documents role of glial cells in brain

Glial cells, once considered passive bystanders of neural transmission, are now understood to provide support and protection for neurons in the central and peripheral nervous systems. Astrocytes,...

New drug discovery program provides access to AstraZeneca resources

Do you have an innovative idea for a drug discovery project? AstraZeneca is seeking opportunities to work with like-minded scientists in academia and organizations with the common goal of...

Grompe lab discovery offers new clues to diabetes causes and treatment

Diabetes affects nearly 30 million people in the United States. The disease is caused by dysfunction or loss of insulin-producing beta cells that normalize blood sugar levels in the body. Until now,...