Unlocking the mysteries to better health

05/14/12  Portland, Ore.

An expert panel of physicians and scientists from the OHSU Knight Cancer Institute share how even a tiny donation of cells can help lead to advances in medical treatments

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Unlocking the Mysteries to Better Health, a free educational seminar.


Oregon Health & Science University's Knight Cancer Institute will host an informational seminar about how even the smallest donation of cells can help lead to advances in medical treatments. Experts will explain how the cells are integral to the work they do and answer questions about how cell samples are collected and used.


6 p.m., Thursday, June 7.


OHSU Knight Cancer Institute, 15700 S.W. Greystone Court, Beaverton, Ore. 97006.


Free. (Pre-registration is required at 503-494-1122.) Refreshments will be served.


Participants who have questions in advance may call Lisa Domenico with the OHSU Knight Cancer Institute at 503-418-5332 or send an e-mail.

About OHSU

Oregon Health & Science University is the state's only academic health and research university. As Portland's largest employer with nearly 14,000 employees, OHSU's size contributes to its ability to provide many services and community support not found anywhere else in the state. OHSU serves patients from every corner of Oregon and is a conduit for learning for more than 4,300 students and trainees. OHSU is the source of more than 200 community outreach programs that bring health and education services to each county in the state.