OHSU Brain Institute Newsletter

Breakthrough Treatments

Breakthrough Treatments

Successfully treating previously inoperable aneurysms. The FDA-approved Pipeline™ Embolization Device (PED) is a breakthrough treatment for patients with previously inoperable aneurysms. A longtime leader in advanced endovascular care, OHSU is the only place in Oregon FDA-certified to use PED. Read more

translational medicine

Translational Medicine

Korlym studied in treating Cushing's Syndrome. OHSU was the largest enroller during a multicenter, open-label phase 3 trial to evaluate the safety and efficacy of Korlym (mifepristone), in endogenous Cushing's Syndrome (CS). We provide all-inclusive expert care for difficult-to-treat pituitary and adrenal diseases. Read more

advancing research

Advancing Research

Currently enrolling for studies of acute ischemic stroke treatment. While neuroprotective agents are still being investigated for acute ischemic stroke treatment, research taking place at OHSU is leading to new knowledge. Several neuroprotectant clinical trials are currently ongoing, and we are seeking new patients. Read more

complex case conference: epilepsy

Complex Case Conference Epilepsy

Multidisciplinary teams treat epilepsy patients. At OHSU, epilepsy specialists in multiple disciplines meet monthly to review patient cases and treatments. Patients with complex medically refractory epilepsy may benefit from surgery to reduce or eliminate seizures. Read more

indications for spine referral

Indications for Spine Referral

Patient-centered therapies and symptom managementbenefit spine patients. Spinal surgery can be a daunting proposition for patients. At the OHSU Spine Center, we focus on patient-centered therapies and symptom management for degenerative spine conditions well before considering surgery. Read more

Patient Referrals

If you have a patient in need of transfer to the Neuroscience ICU call 503 494-7000, or for a neurological consult or referral call 503 494-4567. Information for healthcare professionals here

Clinical Trials

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Upcoming CME

Deep Brain Stimulation for Movement Disorders
January 25, 2013
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Inaugural Portland International Neuroscience Symposium
July 18-21, 2013
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Physician experts join OBI

Lissa BairdLissa Baird, M.D.
Pediatric Neurosurgeon
Specialty: Neurooncology
Physician bio

Jason Coryell, M.D.Jason Coryell, M.D.
Pediatric neurologist
Specialty: Epilepsy
Physician bio

Kojo Hamilton, M.D.Kojo Hamilton, M.D.
Spine surgeon

Specialty: Scoliosis
Physician bio

Jayme HiratzkaJayme Hiratzka, M.D.
Spine surgeon

Specialty: Cervical, thoracic and lumbar deformities
Physician bio

Ahmed Raslan

Ahmed Raslan, M.D.
Neurological surgeon
Specialty: Epilepsy
Physician bio

Tarvez Tucker, M.D.Tarvez Tucker, M.D.
Specialty: Neuro ICU
Physician bio

Victoria Wong, M.D.Victoria Wong, M.D.

Specialty: Epilepsy
Physician bio

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