Doernbecher Next

Doernbecher Next is a publication for the friends and supporters who help OHSU Doernbecher Children's Hospital achieve what's next.


Summer 2014 issue



Pediatric Cancer Research Searching for answers at the molecular level

Monika Davare, Ph.D., is working to understand the molecular basis of how medullablastoma, a childhood brain cancer, grows. Dr. Davare received $250,000 from Hyundai Hope on Wheels for her research. More


Doctor and Patient Navigate Cancer Treatment

It was the day that 14-year-old Tim Haarman found out he had leukemia, and his doctor's first day in Doernbecher's fellowship training program for physicians specializing in childhood cancers. The path was unclear, but they would travel it together. Learn about the Pediatric Hematology-Oncology Fellowship Program at OHSU Doernbecher Children's Hospital, which receives key support from the Kiwanis Doernbecher Children's Cancer Program. More 


Giving Kids a Safer Ride Home

The Tom Sargent Safety Center at OHSU Doernbecher Children's Hospital conducted the "Safe Ride from the First Ride" research project. Read the results of the study, which enrolled more than 250 families and examined how new parents used their child's car seat. More