Posts Tagged ‘child health’

Applications for Burroughs Wellcome Fund Preterm Birth Initiative due Dec. 1

The Burroughs Wellcome Fund Preterm Birth Initiative offers up to $600,000 over four years to both creative individual scientists and multi-investigator teams to approach the problem of preterm birth using creative basic and translation science methods. Molecular and computational approaches such as genetics/genomics, immunology, microbiology, evolutionary biology, mathematics, engineering, and other basic sciences hold enormous potential for new insights independently or in conjunction with more traditional areas of parturition research such as maternal fetal medicine, … Read More

Dr. Lynn Loriaux joins other esteemed researchers at NICHD annual conference

Research for a Lifetime: A Scientific Colloquium in Honor of the NICHD’s 50th Anniversary OHSU’s Lynn Loriaux, M.D., Ph.D., interim chair of the department of medicine, heads to Washington, D.C. this week to participate alongside some of the nation’s most accomplished researchers at this year’s National Institute of Child Health & Human Development (NICHD) Scientific Colloquium. The conference will be held at the NIH Clinical Center on the NIH Main Campus, Wednesday, December 5, 2012. … Read More

OHSU to host international symposium for cancer and stem cell research, June 5

The Macy Easom Cancer Research Foundation has partnered with world-class cancer and stem cell physician-scientists to bring together some of the best minds in the field in hopes of stimulating hepatoblastoma and other pediatric cancer research. OHSU is proud to host the Macy Easom Memorial Lectureship, which will be held in the OHSU Hospital’s eighth-floor auditorium on Tuesday, June 5th at 4 p.m. Dr. Stefano Cairo, Ph.D., a human geneticist at XenTech in Paris, France has … Read More

Study: Cavity-inducing bacteria persist despite use of caries restorative therapy

Your child brushes, flosses, and rinses with fluoride—but is it enough to prevent all cavities? According to new research at OHSU’s School of Dentistry, multiple strains of the cavity-causing bacteria may remain in the mouths of children even after undergoing six months of full-mouth caries restorative therapy. For the study, plaque from seven children, ages 3 to 12, who visited the dentist with severe early childhood caries, was collected at three appointments: prior to oral … Read More

2012-2013 Friends of Doernbecher grant recipients

For the past thirteen years, the Friends of Doernbecher have funded a grant program that awards $100,000 annually to Doernbecher faculty or staff to pursue research or develop projects and programs at the hospital. In many cases, this kind of initial funding provides seed money to get projects underway and provides a platform and track record, which will assist in securing longer-term funding from the NIH or other sources. Congratulations to the following recipients of … Read More

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