A recently published study, headed by Christina Nicolaidis, M.D., M.P.H., associate professor of medicine, found a significant difference between the reported quality of health care experienced by autistic adults and non-autistic adults. Overall, autistic adults were less likely to utilize preventative services, and reported a greater number of unmet health care needs as well as a higher use of the emergency department. The study, published in the Journal of General Internal Medicine, surveyed 209 autistic adults and 228 non-autistic … Read More
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School of Dentistry researchers in collaboration from researchers from the School of Medicine’s Departments of Biomedical Engineering and Physiology & Pharmacology published a study in The Journal of Neuroscience Research that is the first to link blood pressure with the production and secretion of a protein in nerve cells known as BDNF, or Brain-Derived Neurotrophic Factor. It appears that pressure-sensitive nerve cell production of BDNF increases substantially during hypertension, which suggests that this research has serious implications for the … Read More
The Oregon Journal of Orthopaedics, also known as OJO, is a new publication that highlights the leading edge research being undertaken by the OHSU Department of Orthopaedics & Rehabilitation’s faculty, residents and fellows. The journal was edited by Richard Myers, M.D., Brent Roster, M.D., Alex DeHaan, M.D. and John Seddon, M.D., and will be published annually. Visit the School of Medicine Research Voice for more info. Great work, Orthopaedics!
The Department of Physiology and Pharmacology invites you to attend the 22nd Annual John M. Brookhart Lecture. This year, we’re pleased to be hosting William A. Catterall, Ph.D, Professor and Chair of the Department of Pharmacology at the University of Washington. Dr. Catterall will be discussing the “Structure and Function of Voltage-Gated Sodium Channels at Atomic Resolution.” The lecture will begin at 4:00 p.m. in the Medical Student Lecture Hall, Richard Jones Hall 4320, on … Read More
The following School of Medicine Graduate Studies Awards are due March 30, 2012. For more information, click the links below: Outstanding Master’s Thesis – For an outstanding Master’s thesis by a School of Medicine graduate student who will graduate in June 2012. The individual will be recognized at the School of Medicine Commencement Ceremony on June 4, 2012. John A. Resko PhD Dissertation Award – For an outstanding PhD dissertation by a School of Medicine … Read More
Don’t miss the op-ed in today’s print and online editions of The Oregonian, written by Mark Richardson, M.D., Dean of the School of Medicine, and Dan Dorsa, Ph.D., Vice President for Research. In the article, Drs. Richardson and Dorsa argue that federal funding for biomedical research is vital to both Oregon’s health and economy. Do you agree? Share the article with your friends and family. View the article on OregonLive.com.