“Millions suffer from acute or chronic pain every year and the effects of pain exact a tremendous cost on our country” –The American Academy of Pain Medicine Pain Awareness and Investigation Network (PAIN) DAY Tuesday, February 28, 2012 12 to 6 p.m. Vey Conference Center, 11th Floor Doernbecher Children’s Hospital PAIN Day draws attention to acute and chronic pain as significant medical problems that impact individuals, families and the larger community. The occasion brings together … Read More
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Next week, OHSU’s Division of Maternal-Fetal Medicine will be making a big impact at the 32nd Annual Society for Maternal-Fetal Medicine meeting in Dallas, TX. Fifty-six of the abstracts selected for publication at this international meeting are from OHSU—that’s more abstracts than from any other university attending the meeting. Congrats Maternal-Fetal Medicine! Download a PDF of all 56 abstracts or visit the Women’s Health Matters blog for more exciting women’s health news.
OHSU’s Center for Diversity and Multicultural Affairs will be sponsoring several events over the next few weeks in conjunction with the 68th National Congress on American Indians Annual Convention and Marketplace, taking place in Portland from October 30 to November 4, 2011. Specifically, an OHSU Native Research Panel is slated for November 21, 2011 from 12 to 1:30 p.m. in the Old Library auditorium. Mark your calendars and stay tuned for more information on OHSU-specific … Read More
The OHSU Healthy Aging Alliance (supported by the Oregon Clinical and Translational Research Institute) invites OHSU students and researchers to its first conference on Thursday, October 27, 2011 from 12 to 5 p.m. at the Mirabella Portland Retirement Community on the Southwest Waterfront. The conference, OHSU’s Translational Role in Aging Innovation: Molecules to Mirabella, will kick off the Healthy Aging Alliance’s vision to address the gaps that currently exist between innovative aging research related to … Read More
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 … Read More
Volunteers are still needed to help us welcome 700 scientists from around the globe to Portland and the Developmental Origins of Health & Disease (DOHAD) 7th World Congress. The meeting will be held September 18-21, 2011 at the Marriott Downtown Waterfront Hotel. Help staff our registration and information tables, direct attendees, run AV equipment, move signage and more. Download the volunteer sign-up sheet, or view our recent blog post about the conference.
Twenty-two years ago, David Barker, M.D., PhD., F.R.S., OHSU faculty member and professor of clinical epidemiology at the University of Southampton, UK, made a discovery that would change the way researchers think about chronic disease. What Dr. Barker found was that babies with lower or higher than average birth weight had a significantly higher risk for developing heart disease later in life. Fast forward to now, and Dr. Barker’s research has grown into a booming … Read More
OHSU researchers, including graduate students and postdoctoral fellows, have been invited to a conference on Ethical Considerations in Research Collaborations at University of Washington in Seattle, September 22-23. The conference will focus on ethical challenges in three areas of research collaborations: University-Industry Collaboration: Building Translational Research Models Researcher to Researcher Collaboration: Promoting Shared Standards and Resources Collaboration in the International Arena: Challenges and Opportunities Nationally recognized speakers from across the country will present a broad … Read More
The Center for Spoken Language Understanding at OHSU is organizing an one-day autism conference on Tuesday, March 29, from 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. in the Doernbecher Vey Conference Center. Emphasis will be on recent work in research, technology, and treatment. Speakers include scientists from OHSU and the University of Washington. View the conference schedule. To register, email email@example.com or call 503 748-1272.
If you’re planning on attending the Heart Research Center Retreat from 8:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. on February 26, please note that the event has been moved to room 8B60 in the OHSU Hospital. View a full schedule of the retreat, including a list of speakers and poster presenters. The keynote address will be given by Jan Christian, PhD, professor of neurobiology & anatomy and internal medicine at the University of Utah. To RSVP, please … Read More