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Share your research at OMSI, March 3

OHSU scientists: bring your research to the public at the popular Brain Fair at the Oregon Museum of Science and Industry (OMSI) on March 3, 2012, from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. To host a table showcasing your research, contact Ashley Uchtman. To explore new ways of making your research riveting, join Sean Rooney, Senior Educator at OMSI, for a free workshop on “Tools and tips on how to make your science FUN!” It’s taking place February 16, 2012, from … Read More

Funding from OCTRI and ONPRC, letters of intent due March 16 & 19

The Oregon Clinical and Translational Research Institute (OCTRI) and the Oregon National Primate Research Center (ONPRC) have issued the following requests for proposals for pilot funding: ONPRC/OCTRI Collaborative Research Program Description: Provides pilot funding to encourage the use non-human primates (NHP) or NHP-derived materials for new collaborative projects that will lead to new external funding of research with clear translational outcomes. Priority will be given to new collaborations between established investigators at ONPRC and basic … Read More

Oregon researchers: Tai chi improves balance in Parkinson’s patients

Tai Chi has been shown to improve balance and decrease risk for falls in Parkinson’s patients, according to research published today in the New England Journal of Medicine by a team of Oregon scientists. Elizabeth Eckstrom, M.D., M.P.H., associate professor and director of geriatrics at OHSU, was part of the collaboration, which was led by a scientist from the Oregon Research Institute. The study was one of the first large-scale clinical trials to test the … Read More

2012 Brain Awareness Lecture Series begins Feb. 20

“Big Issues and the Brain — The Brain and Society” is the theme for this year’s Brain Awareness Lecture Series, beginning February 20, 2012. Cutting edge neuroscientists and researchers will share their expertise on topics concerning the brain. The 2012 lineup is: Monday, February 20, 2012 – “Alzheimer’s and the brain: What can we do?” It’s true that we have no “cure” for Alzheimer’s, but Gary Small, M.D., Professor of Psychiatry and Biobehavioral Sciences and Director of the … Read More

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