Couple at the flower market

Understanding multimorbidity to close the health disparity gap

Multimorbidity — having two or more coexisting chronic conditions — is highly prevalent, costly and disabling to older adults. Across racial and ethnic groups, multimorbidity affects older adults...

Alexandra Houser and Katy Lehmann, first-year students in the Vollum Institute Neuroscience Graduate Program, received National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowships.

Neuroscience graduate students recognized with NSF fellowships

Three School of Medicine graduate students were recognized by the National Science Foundation as high-potential, early career scientists. Alexandra Houser and Katy Lehmann, first-year students...

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Researchers awarded travel funds to showcase innovations

A new program provides travel funds to innovative teams promoting their discoveries and technologies through targeted presentations and meetings with potential partners or at partnering...

Dopamine conducts special ensembles

A new study reports novel ways that dopamine cells influence the function of the prefrontal cortex of the brain.  Anyone who has savored a bite of chocolate or glanced at each new blinking...

Conducting research at OHSU

Tartar Trust applications due May 31

Tartar Trust Fellowships support research projects and research career development in the School of Medicine. Faculty members, fellows, and students in the School of Medicine who are Oregon...

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

The brain: Trauma, addiction 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...

Nate Selden

TBI and kids: New treatment guidelines issued

New Brain Trauma Foundation Guidelines look to improve mortality rates for severe pediatric brain injury and include an algorithm aimed at bridging research and treatment gaps. Each year in the...

Michael Hutchens and Mahaba Eiwaz

New heart-kidney molecular signal identified

An OHSU-Pacific Northwest National Laboratory collaboration is key to a new identification of molecular signals specific to heart injury. Cardiovascular disease is one of the most common reasons...