OHSU

2012

News Releases

12/21/2012 Knight Diagnostic Laboratories launch new line of next-generation, cost-effective cancer tests
12/19/2012 Despite slower economy, OHSU employment grows to new height: 14K
12/17/2012 OHSU extends health care coverage for transgender employees
12/17/2012 Media statement from the family of Kristina Shevchenko
12/14/2012 OHSU Expert Advises Parents on Talking to their Kids About the Recent School and Mall Shootings
12/13/2012 Do you have itchy or dry eyes? Your medication could be the culprit.
12/13/2012 OHSU continues steady growth in new fiscal year
12/13/2012 W. M. Keck Foundation grant will help OHSU advance light/electron microscopy for biomedical research
12/11/2012 New cardiovascular institute at OHSU will be named the OHSU Knight Cardiovascular Institute
12/06/2012 OHSU enjoys a record 2011-2012 year in technology transfer and business development
12/06/2012 Autistic adults report significant shortcomings in their health care
12/05/2012 OHSU study shows that a molecule critical to nerve cells increases dramatically during hypertension
11/29/2012 Cancer pill targets previously impenetrable disease-causing gene mutation in leukemia patients
11/27/2012 Nike Doernbecher Freestyle collection available to public for first time Friday
11/26/2012 OHSU takes big step into health reform implementation
11/19/2012 Astoria High School senior to deliver hundreds of toys for children at OHSU Doernbecher Children’s H
11/19/2012 Holiday safety tips from OHSU Doernbecher and the Oregon Poison Center
11/16/2012 Medical Research Foundation Honors Three Top Oregon Scientists
11/12/2012 Harold Schnitzer Diabetes Health Center hosts free events to benefit those affected by diabetes
11/07/2012 Casey Eye Institute to provide free vision screenings for Diabetes Health and Wellness Week
11/05/2012 Noted author and entrepreneur to speak at Portland Art Museum
11/05/2012 OHSU Women’s Health Research Unit Receives Phase II Grand Challenges Explorations Funding
10/31/2012 OHSU researchers discover how enzyme may prevent nervous system repair in multiple sclerosis
10/29/2012 OHSU first on West Coast to implant heart valve using newly approved technique
10/29/2012 OHSU Doernbecher, Massachusetts General team up to help troubled youth in the Pacific Northwest
10/25/2012 OHSU Ask the Health Experts Lecture series features specialists on top health concerns
10/24/2012 OHSU researchers test new gene therapy method in human cells...and it works
10/22/2012 OHSU Board approves audited financial reports
10/22/2012 Poorav Patel joins OHSU Board
10/16/2012 OHSU Puhaty Lecture proposes new role for nurses in health care
10/15/2012 Knight Cancer Institute patient care programs earn renewed accreditation with full commendation
10/11/2012 OHSU receives $1 million grant to develop innovative Electronic Health Record simulations
10/10/2012 Human neural stem cells study offers new hope for children with fatal brain diseases
10/10/2012 Annual ‘Night for Networking’ links workers with disabilities, Portland employers
10/09/2012 Knight Cancer Institute deputy director selected for prostate cancer Dream Team
09/27/2012 OHSU Study: One-fifth of spine surgery patients develop PTSD symptoms
09/26/2012 OHSU Doernbecher Children’s Hospital wins $250,000 research grant from Hyundai Hope on Wheels
09/26/2012 Distinguished scientific expert on aging and longevity to speak at Healthy Aging Conference
09/20/2012 OHSU National Primate Research Center receives clean bill of health following federal inspection
09/19/2012 The 6th annual Great Salt Lick contest/benefit for the OHSU Parkinson Center of Oregon
09/19/2012 New report highlights success of Oregon’s groundbreaking POLST program
09/19/2012 Battling Parkinson’s disease: ‘keep moving’ and fight it with attitude
09/18/2012 OHSU announces Marquam Hill Lecture Series for 2012-13
09/18/2012 OHSU Casey Eye Institute inventor earns international award for advances in eye imaging
09/17/2012 OHSU holds prescription drop-off event for safe disposal of old/expired medications
09/17/2012 Historic gift from Phil and Penny Knight establishes institute for cardiovascular research and care
09/14/2012 OHSU Biomedical Engineers develop technique to determine the weight of particles so small, you need
09/13/2012 OHSU Doernbecher nurse honored for work caring for children at the end of life
09/13/2012 Study finds Gingko biloba does not improve cognition in MS patients
09/10/2012 Grateful Family Leaves More Than $10 Million to Support OHSU
09/10/2012 ‘Humanized’ mice developed at OHSU enable malaria research breakthrough at Seattle BioMed
09/09/2012 OHSU research helps explain why an AIDS vaccine has been so difficult to develop
09/06/2012 Annual Oregon Rural Health Conference to focus on physical activity for healthier communities
08/27/2012 Doernbecher Children’s Hospital Foundation Board Appoints New Members
08/23/2012 OHSU Nurses Celebrate Major Achievement
08/21/2012 OHSU renewed as one of nation’s 11 Evidence-based Practice Centers
08/14/2012 Medical school’s 125th class will be educated in an era of health care transformation
08/01/2012 OHSU School of Dentistry partners with Oregon Academy of General Dentistry to reinvent continuing de
07/31/2012 OHSU contacts patients about data stolen during burglary
07/31/2012 OHSU Knight Cancer Institute recruits leader-elect of international clinical trial cooperative group
07/26/2012 New study associates excess maternal iodine supplementation with congenital hypothyroidism in newbor
07/23/2012 OHSU Foundation Board of Trustees Announces New Members
07/23/2012 OHSU leads three NIH-funded ‘exception from informed consent’ studies in Oregon, Southwest Washingto
07/17/2012 U.S. News & World Report Ranks OHSU Hospital No. 1 in Portland, statewide
07/17/2012 OHSU discovery may lead to new treatment for ALS
07/06/2012 Road construction on OHSU’s Campus Drive begins Monday, July 9
06/28/2012 OHSU Responds to Today’s U.S. Supreme Court Ruling on the Affordable Care Act
06/27/2012 OHSU Board Adopts $2 Billion Operating Budget
06/25/2012 Oregon Office of Rural Health announces Primary Health Care Loan Forgiveness recipients
06/21/2012 Head of federal neurological disorder institute to speak June 25 at OHSU
06/19/2012 OHSU Named ‘Leader in LGBT Healthcare Equality’
06/11/2012 Stable, liquid glucagon formulation discovered for potential use in artificial pancreas systems
06/06/2012 OHSU Doernbecher holds graduation ceremony for patients in its Hospital School Program
06/05/2012 OHSU Doernbecher ranks among the nation’s best children’s hospitals
06/04/2012 OHSU leads NIH-funded study in Oregon to improve survival among cardiac arrest victims
06/01/2012 OHSU graduation ceremonies to honor more than 1,000 new health care professionals
05/30/2012 OHSU Bob and Charlee Moore Nutrition and Wellness Institute Announces Research Grant Recipients
05/29/2012 OHSU Oregon National Primate Research Center develops new, safer method for making vaccines
05/25/2012 Can we prevent Alzheimer’s? OHSU Brain Institute expert says ‘maybe’
05/22/2012 Vitamin C improves lung function in newborns of pregnant smoking women
05/15/2012 Lenalidomide significantly prolongs disease control for multiple myeloma patients
05/15/2012 MEGA Heart exhibit to visit OHSU in advance of Heart & Stroke Walk
05/14/2012 Unlocking the Mysteries to Better Health
05/10/2012 International scientists gather in Portland to present latest findings in integrative medicine
05/09/2012 OHSU study: Misdiagnosis of MS is costing health system millions per year
05/09/2012 OHSU researchers develop new animal model for one of the least understood medical issues: ADHD
05/09/2012 OHSU receives additional Grand Challenges Explorations funding to develop AIDS vaccine
05/08/2012 Current dental treatment for decay may be ineffective in fighting some cavity-induced bacteria
05/04/2012 Study shows two medications that combat blindness are similarly effective despite cost differences
05/03/2012 OHSU purchases blocks 23 and 27 in Portland’s South Waterfront district for future development
05/03/2012 OHSU responds to Medicaid agreement that will benefit countless Oregonians
05/03/2012 OHSU Study Shows How Mitochondrial Genes Are Passed from Mother to Child
05/01/2012 Internationally recognized trailblazer in sports medicine receives Lifetime Achievement Award
04/30/2012 Two risk factors may determine when to start regular breast cancer screening
04/30/2012 To Use or Not to Use a Pacifier: What should parents do?
04/23/2012 National leader in drug addiction research to speak as part of OHSU’s lecture series
04/19/2012 Telehealth via secure iPad will bring care to seriously ill children
04/17/2012 OHSU Hosts Macular Degeneration Seminar on May 12
04/17/2012 OHSU Knight Cancer Institute to provide free head, neck cancer screenings
04/16/2012 OHSU Hosts Pharmaceutical Disposal Drop-off Event on April 28
04/16/2012 OHSU Appoints Michael Tom as Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Director
04/13/2012 Upcoming OHSU Ask the Health Experts Lectures
04/10/2012 Albina Head Start Kids to Don Free, New Glasses Courtesy of the Elks Children’s Eye Clinic
04/10/2012 OHSU Doernbecher cancer survivor meets lifesaving bone marrow donor
04/09/2012 OHSU expands seating for April 10 lecture by author Jonah Lehrer
04/06/2012 OHSU Celebrates TEDMED, the medically based version of the popular TED talks
04/05/2012 New Mammography Resources Available for Women with Disabilities
04/03/2012 OHSU center dedicated to workplace health and safety appoints new director
04/02/2012 What do ADHD and cancer have in common? Variety
03/27/2012 OHSU’s Oregon National Primate Research Center opens dedicated lab space
03/27/2012 OHSU Doernbecher Launches Free Car Seat Fitting Station, Safety Check Program
03/20/2012 Research Highlights Pitfall of Psychiatric Drug Development
03/16/2012 Internationally-respected medical ethicist and palliative care expert to join OHSU
03/14/2012 Medical students at OHSU, around the nation learn where they will train for the next 3-plus years
03/13/2012 Symposium will offer advice, hope for younger people with Parkinson’s disease
03/09/2012 OHSU lecture by director of federal NINDS rescheduled for June 25, 2012
03/08/2012 OHSU-led consortium wins $21 million grant to study alcoholism, stress
03/07/2012 Oregon memorial service for former OHSU/UO leader Allan Price set for March 23 in Portland
03/07/2012 Dr. Albert Starr to Present the 2012 Mark O. Hatfield Lecture
03/05/2012 OHSU Students Offer Free Health Screenings for Uninsured, Underinsured Oregonians
02/29/2012 Legacy Health, OHSU Knight Cancer Institute plan to forge closer ties to better serve patients
02/27/2012 OHSU scientists, at leading edge of rare disease research, host Feb. 29 conference
02/21/2012 Mice bred to more closely resemble genetic variation in humans help target annual outbreak: the flu
02/18/2012 OHSU mourns loss of a university leader and OHSU Foundation president
02/16/2012 Auto-injectors may be better than IVs to treat prolonged seizures
02/16/2012 OHSU discovery may someday lead to prevention and treatment of sudden infant death syndrome
02/10/2012 Doernbecher Children’s Hospital Foundation Board Elects New Members
02/08/2012 OHSU Primate Center Undergoes Federal Inspection, Receives Another Clean Bill of Health
02/08/2012 Author and expert to speak at OHSU: You can prevent Alzheimer’s
02/03/2012 Study: Stroke victims recover much better after temporary stent procedure
02/02/2012 OHSU Foundation Board Announces New Trustees
01/30/2012 OHSU School of Dentistry students combine service with education
01/26/2012 OHSU Doernbecher and PeaceHealth bring nationally ranked neonatal care to Southwest Washington
01/25/2012 OHSU discovery may lead to new treatment for Rett Syndrome
01/25/2012 Dr. Brian Druker honored with Japan Prize
01/19/2012 Oregon Health & Science University Joins BioPontis Alliance to Advance Research Discoveries
01/19/2012 Entrepreneurial physician-scientist to lead new Center for Regenerative Medicine at OHSU
01/13/2012 Faulty proteins may prove significant in identifying new treatments for ovarian cancer
01/12/2012 OHSU Vaccine and Gene Therapy Institute receives Grant for AIDS Vaccine Development
01/05/2012 OHSU demonstrates not all embryonic stem cells equal; produces first primate chimeric offspring
01/03/2012 Oregon's program to improve care for those with advanced illness highlighted in JAMA

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