OHSU

2013

News Releases

12/26/2013 Antioxidant drug knocks down multiple sclerosis-like disease in mice
12/23/2013 OHSU neuroscientist wins presidential award for promising scientists
12/17/2013 Study: Moderate alcohol consumption boosts body’s immune system
12/12/2013 OHSU publicizes its adult, pediatric emergency room wait times online
12/11/2013 Dietary amino acids improve sleep problems in mice with traumatic brain injury
12/10/2013 Treatments in development for narcolepsy may reduce chemotherapy-induced fatigue
12/09/2013 OHSU researchers develop new drug approach that could lead to cures for wide range of diseases
12/03/2013 New education loan repayment program encourages health professionals to work in underserved areas
11/21/2013 OHSU and Epic partner to accelerate electronic health record research, learning
11/20/2013 The Oregon Community Foundation makes discretionary grant to OHSU’s Knight Cancer Challenge
11/19/2013 Nike Doernbecher Freestyle X collection available to public for first time Saturday
11/15/2013 Medical Research Foundation honors top Oregon scientists, mentors
11/12/2013 OHSU School of Dentistry scientists to kick off national network clinical study
11/07/2013 OHSU Vollum Institute research gives new insight into how antidepressants work in the brain
11/04/2013 OHSU Harold Schnitzer Diabetes Health Center hosts free event for those affected by diabetes
10/26/2013 Stroke prevention surgery less effective than meds
10/24/2013 OHSU Board approves audited financial reports
10/24/2013 Doernbecher Children’s Hospital head neurosurgeon to lead world’s largest neurosurgical organization
10/23/2013 Fall, Halloween safety tips from OHSU Doernbecher and the Oregon Poison Center at OHSU
10/23/2013 2013 Oregon Rural Health Hero Award announced
10/18/2013 OHSU hosts networking event linking people with disabilities, area employers
10/14/2013 OHSU School of Dentistry researchers awarded nearly $3 million in new grants
10/13/2013 Study: Gunshot injuries in children are more severe, deadly, costly than any other injury source
10/10/2013 New OHSU partnerships in southern Oregon to improve care for the disadvantaged
10/08/2013 OHSU announces Marquam Hill Lecture Series for 2013-14
10/04/2013 New study uncovers Oregonians' values and beliefs
10/03/2013 OHSU announces new partnerships in southern Oregon to improve health care for the disadvantaged
09/30/2013 Four OHSU Vollum Institute scientists win prestigious NIH awards
09/27/2013 Nike and OHSU Doernbecher to unveil 10th anniversary Doernbecher Freestyle Collection
09/24/2013 Taking on the Knights’ $1 billion cancer challenge
09/23/2013 Briefing on $1 billion Knight cancer challenge
09/21/2013 Nike co-founder Phil Knight and wife Penny issue surprise $1 billion cancer challenge
09/20/2013 OHSU researchers were issued a record 26 U.S. patents in fiscal year 2013
09/20/2013 OHSU respond to tort claim trial jury decision
09/17/2013 Beat AML takes novel approach to drug discovery
09/12/2013 OHSU exceeds budget targets after mid-year corrective action
09/12/2013 $25 million gift launches OHSU pancreatic health initiative
09/11/2013 OHSU Doernbecher Children’s Hospital awarded $250,000 research grant from Hyundai Hope on Wheels
09/11/2013 OHSU AIDS vaccine candidate appears to completely clear virus from the body
09/09/2013 Study: Minimally injured people sent to trauma centers costs hundreds of millions per year
09/04/2013 OHSU study looks for people with reduced sense of smell for Parkinson’s disease research
08/26/2013 OHSU and Oregon State Elks mark $25 million and 64 years spent bringing sight to children
08/18/2013 Study reveals multiple barriers to autism screening, diagnosis in Latino children
08/14/2013 OHSU School of Medicine welcomes M.D. class of 2017
08/13/2013 OHSU wins NIH grant to look for Alzheimer’s disease biomarkers
08/06/2013 $100,000 childhood cancer research grant awarded to OHSU Doernbecher Children’s Hospital
07/28/2013 OHSU notifies patients of ‘cloud’ health information storage
07/16/2013 U.S. News & World Report ranks OHSU Hospital No. 1 in Portland, statewide
07/15/2013 OHSU scientists to host middle and high school students July 16 - 18
07/10/2013 Bicycle helmet giveaway part of July 13 kids bike safety event at OMSI
07/09/2013 Paws for Parkinson’s fundraising event set for July 13 in South Waterfront
07/08/2013 OHSU Doernbecher patients walk hospital halls to thank blood, marrow donors, support future patients
06/27/2013 OHSU Board adopts budget that takes on tuition
06/26/2013 Summer safety tips from OHSU Doernbecher and the Oregon Poison Center at OHSU
06/26/2013 Nationally recognized autism experts to speak at free OHSU lecture Friday
06/20/2013 OHSU partners with Cascadia Behavioral Healthcare to open new family medicine clinic
06/18/2013 New Alzheimer’s research suggests possible cause: the interaction of proteins in the brain
06/18/2013 Nominations sought for 2013 Oregon Rural Health Hero Award
06/17/2013 OHSU review: previous studies overstated evidence on spinal fusion product
06/10/2013 Doernbecher Children’s Hospital ranks among nation’s best children’s hospitals four years running
06/05/2013 New technique for deep brain stimulation surgery proves accurate and safe
05/30/2013 FDA clears medical device developed by OHSU and AMES Technology, Inc. for rehabilitation
05/30/2013 OHSU commencement ceremonies to honor more than 1,000 new health care professionals
05/28/2013 OHSU Vollum Institute scientists advance understanding of brain receptor
05/24/2013 OHSU research highlights promising strategy to help vaccines outsmart HIV
05/23/2013 OHSU Statement on Questions About Photos in Stem Cell Paper
05/20/2013 OHSU Ask the Health Experts Lecture series features useful advice for a variety of health concerns
05/16/2013 OHSU’s School of Medicine announces upcoming 125th Anniversary lectures
05/15/2013 OHSU research team successfully converts human skin cells into embryonic stem cells
05/14/2013 OHSU event helps prepare young adults with diabetes for life after high school
05/09/2013 OHSU congratulates state lawmakers for passing important skin cancer prevention bill
05/09/2013 Discovery pinpoints cause of two types of leukemia, providing insights into new treatment approach
05/08/2013 Students participate in candlelight procession to ‘rekindle’ hope for patients, families at DCH
05/08/2013 How do we see inside the human brain? And why should we look?
05/06/2013 Vitamin C may prevent lung problems in babies born to pregnant smokers
04/29/2013 Preliminary study exploring how much fluid to give trauma patients ends
04/29/2013 RMHC, OHSU announce interim housing solution for families traveling to Portland for medical care
04/29/2013 Study explains what triggers those late-night snack cravings
04/24/2013 OHSU Foundation announces new president
04/23/2013 OHSU School of Dentistry announces new dean
04/22/2013 Protect your family, safely dispose of old and expired medications
04/22/2013 OHSU teams with Intel to decode the root causes of cancer and other complex diseases
04/18/2013 Day in Salem celebrates Oregon Legislative Assembly’s commitment to healing, teaching, discovery
04/16/2013 Casey Eye Institute's photography exhibit features works from two award-winning photographers
04/10/2013 OHSU Mark O. Hatfield Lecture features outgoing U.S. Secretary of Energy
03/28/2013 OHSU Knight Cancer Institute to provide free head, neck and skin cancer screenings
03/28/2013 Casey Eye Institute presents free community seminars on macular degeneration
03/27/2013 OHSU receives advanced certification as Comprehensive Stroke Center from The Joint Commission
03/26/2013 New program would offer free tuition to students who agree to practice in rural communities
03/25/2013 OHSU contacting surgery patients after a laptop containing some of their data was stolen
03/22/2013 Oregon Poison Center at OHSU offers tips for preventing prescription painkiller poisonings
03/21/2013 OHSU adjusts to challenging environment
03/20/2013 Scientists describe development of drug that could treat, prevent malaria and mosquito transmission
03/19/2013 OHSU Ask the Health Experts Lecture series features specialists on bone and joint care
03/19/2013 Internationally known OHSU Knight Cancer Institute researcher discusses the future of cancer care
03/18/2013 Susan Bakewell-Sachs named new OHSU School of Nursing dean and vice president for nursing affairs
03/18/2013 Toyota’s management practices may improve the quality of hospital care
03/14/2013 Tenth annual Western Regional International Health Conference set for April 5-7 in Portland
03/13/2013 Oregon Poison Center reminds you to keep poisons up and out of sight!
03/13/2013 OHSU students offer free health screenings for uninsured, underinsured Oregonians
03/13/2013 Legacy Health, OHSU combine outpatient cancer clinics to improve access to advanced care
03/12/2013 OHSU students and community organizations partner to serve disadvantaged Oregonians
03/08/2013 OHSU to adopt additional fire safety measures in response to Oregon Fire Marshal investigation
03/08/2013 Match Day – and the contents of a white envelope – determines the future for OHSU medical students
03/07/2013 OHSU Brain Fair – one of the nation’s largest – is at OMSI Saturday, March 9
03/06/2013 Oregon Senate Resolution honors the work and life of William Connor
03/05/2013 OHSU partners with community organizations to serve disadvantaged Oregonians
02/28/2013 OHSU, One of Oregon’s Largest Employers, Initiates Hiring Freeze in the Face of Economic Challenges
02/25/2013 OHSU Doernbecher scientists first to grow liver stem cells in culture, transplant benefit
02/20/2013 First OHSU Brain Awareness Season lecture set for Feb. 25
02/19/2013 Cepheid and the Knight Cancer Institute collaborate to develop breast, prostate cancer tests
02/15/2013 Oregon Poison Center warns that synthetic pot poses emerging public health concern
02/12/2013 Saying I love you on Valentine’s Day … with a spinal tap
02/11/2013 Skin cancer risk linked to tanning devices warrants protections for minors
02/11/2013 OHSU faculty member recognized for Audacious Goal in vision research
02/04/2013 OHSU, ODS Health partner to support Cycle Oregon 2013
02/01/2013 OHSU Ask the Health Experts Lecture series features specialists on top health concerns
02/01/2013 OHSU Brain Institute announces lineup for annual Brain Awareness Season lecture series
01/30/2013 Organovo and OHSU Knight Cancer Institute announce collaboration in cancer research
01/29/2013 New OHSU research helps explain early-onset puberty in females
01/28/2013 OHSU Foundation Board of Trustees Announces New Members
01/24/2013 New Breakthroughs Demonstrate How Tomorrow’s Life-Saving Medications May Be Living At Sea
01/24/2013 OHSU School of Dentistry students organize service events this winter
01/17/2013 OHSU/OUS Collaborative Life Sciences Building (CLSB) “Tops Out”
01/16/2013 Study findings have potential to prevent, reverse serious disabilities affecting children born prema
01/15/2013 Most U.S. neurologists plan to use new brain scan for Alzheimer’s detection
01/11/2013 OHSU hosts Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist whose book chronicling her husband’s battle with cancer
01/09/2013 Winter safety tips from OHSU Doernbecher and the Oregon Poison Center
01/07/2013 OHSU School of Dentistry team finds persistent oral bacterial strains, even one year after treatment

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