Posts Tagged ‘OHSU Researchers’

Don’t forget: Research Week abstracts due Mar. 8

A friendly reminder: If you’d like to give an oral or poster presentation at OHSU Research Week this May, be sure to submit your abstract by Tuesday, March 8, 2016. Don’t forget that a limited number of scholarships are available to students presenting posters at Research Week. For more information about the scholarship or abstract submissions in general, visit the OHSU Research Week website.

Prep for Research Week 2016: How to write an abstract workshop, Feb. 26

Whether you’re clueless when it comes to writing an abstract, or an expert looking to refine your skills, join us for a skill development workshop about how to write and abstract in preparation for Research Week. The workshop will be led by David Jacoby, M.D., professor of medicine, and chief, pulmonary and critical care. Skill development workshop: How to write an abstract Friday, Feb. 26 12 to 1 p.m. Mackenzie Hall, 2201 This event is … Read More

Research Week 2016: Call for abstracts, due Mar. 8

Students, faculty, research-ranked employees, postdocs, and staff are invited to submit abstracts for an oral or poster presentation at OHSU Research Week, May 2-6, 2016. Research Week is a university-wide event that celebrates the excellence of research performed across all schools, centers, institutes, and education programs at OHSU. It’s a unique opportunity to get out of the lab or clinic and meet colleagues from various disciplines. Visit the Research Week Call for Abstracts page for complete instructions on … Read More

Lattal lab identifies mechanism that may suppress memories associated with PTSD and addiction

A group of researchers in OHSU’s Lattal lab has discovered that targeting a specific dopamine receptor can promote the suppression of invasive memories in models of PTSD and substance abuse, with implications for treating both disorders. The findings of graduate student Antony Abraham, Kim Neve, Ph.D., and Matthew Lattal, Ph.D., appear in a paper entitled “Activation of D1/5 Dopamine Receptors: A Common Mechanism for Enhancing Extinction of Fear and Reward-Seeking Behaviors,” published in the February 10 edition … Read More

Marquam Hill Lecture: Martin Schreiber, Feb. 18

The 2016 Marquam Hill Lecture Series continues this month with OHSU’s Martin Schreiber, M.D., presenting, “Lessons from the battlefield: How military trauma care informs civilian care in the United States.” Marquam Hill Lecture Thursday, Feb. 18 7 p.m. Collaborative Life Sciences Building About the lecture Head and brain trauma are two of the most common mechanisms of injury on the battlefield. Medical professionals must act quickly with the best available guidelines to treat injured war fighters. How … Read More

Five OHSU researchers among the most influential scientific minds of 2015

Thomson Reuters has named five OHSU researchers among their list of the world’s most influential scientific minds 0f 2015. The annual list comprises authors whose work has consistently wielded great influence in the form of citations from fellow scientists. This year’s list includes five OHSU researchers from three different disciplines: Biology and Biochemistry   Eric Gouaux, Ph.D. Senior Scientist, Vollum Institute Investigator, Howard Hughes Medical Institute Jennifer and Bernard Lacroute Term Chair in Neuroscience Research     Clinical Medicine   … Read More

Epic for research: Drop-in sessions begin Jan. 19

The ITG Epic Research Team is now hosting monthly drop-in sessions on the third Tuesday of every month in BICC 120, from 12:00 to 1:00 p.m.  These sessions are for any research staff who have questions about using Epic for research, need some one-on-one help using Epic for research, want to learn Epic tips, tricks, and shortcuts for better efficiency, or anyone who has ideas or requests related to using Epic for research that you’d like to share with the … Read More

Researchers discuss out-of-hospital births in NEJM online forum starting Jan. 6

The NEJM Group Open Forum, a live, online discussion intended to generate conversation around important (and sometimes controversial) ideas, will feature a trio of OHSU researchers for the next 10 days. Jonathan Snowden, Ph.D., Aaron Caughey, M.D., Ph.D., and Ellen Tilden, Ph.D., C.N.M., whose article about out-of-hospital births and birth outcomes is at the center of the current forum, will each log in daily to respond to comments and questions asked by the online community. See what others are saying … Read More

OHSU study sheds light on risks of giving birth in and out of a hospital setting

The out-of-hospital birth rate in Oregon is the highest of any state (4%) and nationally, more and more women are choosing to give birth at home. This national trend has drawn increased attention to an ongoing debate over whether it’s safe to give birth in an out-of-hospital setting. A new study published the Dec. 31 issue of the New England Journal of Medicine by OHSU researchers provides detailed answers to shed light on the issue. The … Read More

OHSU researchers find cognitive dysfunction resulting from obesity, diabetes can be treated

Brief Reduction in Dietary Fat Improves Cognitive Dysfunction in Mice with Obesity and Type II Diabetes OHSU researchers, led by Jacob Raber, Ph.D., have discovered that the cognitive dysfunction that that often results from obesity and type II diabetes can be treated.  The study reveals that even a brief reduction in dietary fat content in mice that are fed a high-fat diet for a substantial period of time led to a complete rescue of cognitive function. … Read More

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