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Wayne Clark, M.D., Study: New treatment could help stroke patients (Oregonlive, April 7)

Dennis Bourdette, M.D., Something weird's going on with the doctors prescribing one of pharma's most controversial blockbuster drugs (Business Insider, March 21, also interviewed on OPB's Think Out Loud on March 28)

Dennis Bourdette, M.D., Medicare spent $650 million on one Mallinckrodt drug: Report (Feb. 14, Portland Business Journal)

Ronald Pfeiffer, M.D., Gut Check: The Role of the Microbiome in Parkinson's Disease (Diagnostics World, Feb. 6)

Peter Spencer, Ph.D., and Valerie Palmer, Ph.D., The enigma of litchi toxicity: an emerging health concern in southern Asia (Commentary, The Lancet, Jan. 30). Coverage picked up by Australian broadcasting and MSN.

Asha Singh, M.D., Jet lag dampens Major League Baseball players’ performance (Reuters, Feb. 1)

Andrew Adey, Ph.D., Researchers Describe Methods for Sequencing Large Numbers of Single Cells (GenomeWeb, Jan. 30)

Fay Horak, Ph.D., Exercise Can Be a Boon to People with Parkinson’s Disease (New York Times, Jan. 23)

Kim Hutchison, M.D., Do Anti-Snoring Gadgets Really Work? (NPR Shots, Jan. 4, and Morning Edition, Jan. 16)


Desire Tshala-Katumbay, M.D., Ph.D., Bitter Harvest: Cassava and Konzo, the Crippling Disease (Global Health NOW, Oct. 3)

Fay Horak, Ph.D., P.T., OHSU lab needs volunteers (Northwest Boomer & Senior News, Oct. 7)

Rebecca Spain, M.D., Promising news study suggests exercise helps with mental health diseases (KATU, Oct. 25)

Jeffrey Kaye, M.D., OHSU study monitors seniors in effort to allow them – and others – to age-in-place (KATU, Oct. 27)

Chafic Karam, M.D., Alan Teo, M.D., OHSU pushes ALS research gains (The Jefferson Exchange, July 9)

Dennis Bourdette, M.D., Patients get financial help with MS drugs (MedPage Today, July 1)

Ed Neuwelt, M.D., Wave of the future? (NOVA Next, June 30); How medical researchers are breaking the blood-brain barrier (Fortune magazine, June 28)

Chafic Karam, M.D., Specific clinical criteria identifies inflammatory neuropathy (Neurology Advisor, June 30), OHSU shows how 3 simple questions can save money, expedite treatment (Portland Business Journal, June 29)

Jeff Kraakevik, M.D., comments on study showing rise on Parkinson’s among men (KXL radio, June 25)

Michelle Cameron, M.D., P.T., Surf, sun, and sand: enjoying summer with MS (Everyday Health, June 23)

Dennis Bourdette, M.D., Tom Scanlan, Ph.D., Meet the Portland father-daughter team chasing unconventional cures to MS (Portland Monthly, July 2016)