New research from OHSU’s Oregon National Primate Research Center suggests this theory: external factors may influence the timing of puberty, just might be true. The research, published this week by Nature Neuroscience, gained the attention of several news outlets including KGW-TV here in Portland. An excerpt from our press release: The paper explains how OHSU scientists are investigating the role of epigenetics in the control of puberty. Epigenetics refers to changes in gene activity linked … Read More
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I just issued a press release that says a lot about the good people who work at OHSU’s primate center. During an inspection last week, the USDA reviewed the center over a period of 2 days and found no noncompliant items. See below: That’s a pretty significant thing given the fact these these inspections are unannounced and very comprehensive. As for our animal housing facilities themselves, I just shot some video of our outdoor … Read More
Last week, OHSU’s Oregon National Primate Research Center held a summer day camp like no other. Dozens of middle schoolers (and future scientists) visited the animals, met researchers and the many people who care for the animals at the primate center. Here’s a short video to show you how things went.
Thanks to health research, we have come a long way in the battle against many forms of cancer including ovarian cancer. While there is much more work to be done in beating the disease, researchers are now looking at the long term impacts of cancer therapies and improving the quality of life for those who survive. A news story that is starting to air across the country focuses on one such effort at OHSU. Here … Read More