Vollum Special Seminar: “What is health?” Peter Sterling, Ph.D.

Peter Sterling on rescuing the reward system: Vollum Seminar, Feb. 20

“Excessive consumption of goods, travel, and meat drives up greenhouse gases … Excessive consumption of rich food drives up obesity, hypertension, and cardiovascular disease.”  Peter...

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...

Tianyi Mao and Haining Zhong

NIH BRAIN initiative to fund new research on function of amygdala

A $5 million grant and new imaging technology will enable Vollum Institute neuroscientists to map specific circuits within the amygdala. Evidence suggests that the amygdala, known for circuitry...

Xiaolu “Lulu” Cambronne awarded an NIH New Innovator Award

The National Institutes of Health today awarded a highly competitive research grant to Xiaolu (Lulu) Cambronne, Ph.D., a research assistant professor at the OHSU Vollum Institute. The grant, $1.5...

OHSU researchers identify complex required for healthy brain

The intricately orchestrated series of events in nervous system development begins with the formation of neuroepithelial stem cells. These cells proliferate, creating progenitor cells that...