OHSU’s Medical Breakthroughs is a monthly talk show hosted by Portland journalists at KINK FM’s Bing Lounge. This series, which started earlier this fall, gives OHSU researchers an informal setting where they can share their cutting-edge work with the public.
Archived videos are available online. Past sessions include:
- September 9, 2010 Girl Power: How your daughter’s nutrition affects future generations Dr. Kent Thornburg, director of OHSU’s Heart Research Center, discusses fascinating new research that shows the health of the next generation depends on the nutrition of girls and young women today.
- October 13, 2010 Parkinson’s: The best defense is a strong offense Former NBA star Brian Grant and his doctor, Jay Nutt, M.D., of OHSU’s Parkinson Center of Oregon discuss the latest developments in Parkinson’s disease.
- November 10, 2010 Cures in Sight An inspiring evening with physician researchers who are mapping the connections between eye health and total wellness. Featuring Peter Francis, M.D., Tim Stout, M.D., Ph.D. and Dave Wilson, M.D
- December 9, 2010 Treating Childhood ADHD Listen in as researchers discuss the science of attention and how doctors are using that knowledge to evaluate why a child is struggling with academics, peers and family relations. Featuring Ajit Jetmalani, M.D. and Joel Nigg, Ph.D.
Upcoming session on January 12, 2011: Music, Brain Development, and Healthy Brain Aging. Featuring Larry Sherman, Ph.D. RSVP via email to firstname.lastname@example.org to be part of the live studio audience.