Summer 2013

Celebrating the Power of Philanthropy

A New Era in Prostate Cancer Treatment

New Era in Prostate Cancer TreatmentNew therapies developed at OHSU, with the help of donors, are beginning to tame a cancer that claims 32,000 lives a year in the U.S.  Read the text-only version





OHSU's Believe It Or Not! 

OHSU's Believe It Or Not!OHSU is home to some of the world's most astonishing feats of intellect. In this feature we highlight a few of the discoveries taking place across campus - all with the potential to transform health. Though they might seem uncanny or bizarre, each of these items is true - and nearly all of these mind-boggling advances were made possible by generous and well-timed philanthropic investments in OHSU scientists and their work. Read the text-only version 


Stem Cell Discovery May Be Key to New Cures 

Stem Cell DiscoveryA world-leading discovery by Shoukhrat Mitalipov, Ph.D., has brought new hope to patients with Parkinson's disease, spinal cord injuries, multiple sclerosis, diabetes and cardiac disease. OHSU donors talk about the importance of funding promising projects like Mitalipov's in their early stages. Read text-only version 


Extraordinary Investments

Moore Institute marks two years of healthy development

Philanthropy drives completion of new dental school

OHSU and Intel collaborate to defeat cancer

Center for Women's Health names interim co-directors