OHSU researchers have been getting quite a bit of media attention because of next week’s World Congress on the Developmental Origins of Health and Disease (DOHaD) in Portland. Here are some highlights you don’t want to miss:
- On Friday, September 16, OHSU announced a $25 million donation by Bob and Charlee Moore, founders of Bob’s Red Mill Natural Foods. The Moore’s donation will support research, policy, and public outreach related to the health effects of poor nutrition, and will play a key role in translating discoveries from DOHaD researchers into clinical practice. Read more.
- Saturday, September 17, catch Kent Thornburg, director of the OHSU Heart Research Center as he talks about DOHaD on OHSU’s new radio show—The OHSU Effect: Inside Health & Science at OHSU.
- On Thursday, September 15, David Barker and Susan Bagby discussed DOHaD on OPB’s Think Out Loud. Stream or download an mp3 of the show.
- Thursday’s edition of the Portland Tribune took an in-depth look at developmental origins research at OHSU. OHSU’s Jeff Pentecost, Kent Thornburg, David Barker, Kevin Grove, Stephanie Krasnow and Daniel Marks all received mentions. Read the full article.
Can’t get enough? Attend one of two free events next week.