Areas of Interest

Academic surgical research at OHSU

Research in the Department of Surgery is both clinical and translational. Experts from multiple disciplines study specific diseases and disorders in order to improve human health and well-being. As the state's only academic health center that receives public funding, OHSU's breakthrough research leads to new cures, new standards of care, and a better understanding of the basic science that drives biomedical discovery.

Please explore our numerous research divisions and projects, including research in cancer, nutrition, trauma care, general surgery and vascular surgery.

Nutrition Research

Surgery Research

  • Prospective Lovenox
  • OR Distraction & Interruptions
  • Evicel
  • Inflammatory Bowel Disease Management
  • Longitudinal Assessment of Bariatric Surgery
  • Acupuncture

Vascular Research

  • Hand Function in Hemodialysis Patients
  • N-TA3CT