The Center for Women’s Health Circle of Giving, a group of philanthropists who pool and target their resources to advance women’s health research at OHSU, has awarded two $125,000 grants for 2014: Stephen Yun-Chi Chui, M.D. and Paul T. Spellman, Ph.D. “Development of a blood-based system to detect residual disease after curative therapy in breast cancer” Stephen Chui, M.D., assistant professor of hematology and oncology, and Paul Spellman, Ph.D., professor of molecular and medical genetics, both … Read More
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Earlier this month, the OHSU Faculty Senate conducted an election for three faculty positions on the new Research Strategic Advisory Council (RSAC). The following faculty members were selected: Roger Chou, M.D., associate professor of medicine (internal medicine and geriatrics), School of Medicine Lissi Hansen, R.N., Ph.D., associate professor, OHSU School of Nursing, and research scientist, Portland VA Medical Center Thomas Scanlan, Ph.D., professor of physiology and pharmacology, School of Medicine The RSAC serves as the principal … Read More
Joel Nigg, Ph.D., professor of psychiatry and behavioral neuroscience in the OHSU School of Medicine and director of the Division of Psychology in the Department of Psychiatry, has received a MERIT (Method to Extend Research in Time) award from the National Institute of Mental Health to further his work on the underlying mechanisms and causes of attention deficit hyperactivity disorder. A leader in the field of ADHD research, Dr. Nigg has created a unique integration of … Read More
The Galbraith Lab invites OHSU researchers to a one-day quantitative biology symposium on working at the interface of biology and physics. Highlights include scientific talks, lunch with the speakers, and an afternoon data slam for postdocs and students. Speakers include: Dyche Mullins (HHMI, UCSF); Jim Bear (HHMI, UNC); Dan Fletcher (Berkeley); Kludoud Jaqaman (UTSW); Joe Gray (OHSU); D.A. Ta (OHSU); and Peter Barr-Gillespie (OHSU). Registration is required, but the event is free to attend. Funding for … Read More
We’re sharing the following message from Dan Dorsa, Ph.D., senior vice president for research: Dear colleagues, I would like to invite you to join me in celebrating OHSU Research Week, May 5-9, 2014, our annual celebration of research at Oregon Health & Science University. More than 300 OHSU researchers will be presenting their latest findings over the next few days. I encourage you to show your support by attending talks and poster sessions—many of the … Read More
Senior vice president for research Daniel M. Dorsa, Ph.D., is pleased to announce the appointment of Peter G. Barr-Gillespie, Ph.D., as associate vice president for basic research. Dr. Barr-Gillespie has been with OHSU since 1999. After undergraduate studies at Reed College, Barr-Gillespie attended graduate school at the University of Washington, working with Joe Beavo; he received his Ph.D. in Pharmacology in 1988. From 1988 to 1993, he worked as a postdoc with Jim Hudspeth, first … Read More
Because they were so popular at Research Week last year, we’ve planned another series of career development panels that are designed to spark conversation between students, fellows, and faculty on topics like developing a good relationship with your mentor, finding a job, and surviving grad school. OHSU Researchers from all disciplines are welcome to attend. So you want to be an entrepreneur? Monday, May 5, 3 to 4 p.m., OHSU Auditorium This interactive discussion will … Read More
Nancy Haigwood, Ph.D., senior scientist and director of the Oregon National Primate Research Center, has been elected as a Fellow of the American Academy of Microbiology. Dr. Haigwood is one of 88 new fellows selected for their scientific achievements and original contributions that have advanced microbiology. She will be recognized at the American Society of Microbiology annual meeting on May 20. View the complete list of 2014 Fellows.
A recording of the all-faculty forum on April 4 with OHSU President Joe Robertson has been posted. (OHSU log in required). See a recap of the forum on FPP/Clinician Commons.
A special all-faculty forum with OHSU President Joe Robertson will be held April 2, 2014 at 12 p.m. in the OHSU Auditorium. Hear directly from Dr. Robertson and Chief Financial Officer Lawrence Furnstahl, as well as School of Medicine Dean Mark Richardson and OHSU Provost Jeanette Mladenovic, about topics including: Faculty support initiative Transparent budgeting initiative Update on the Knight Challenge These topics will be followed by an open discussion. View this FPP/Clinician Commons blog post for … Read More