About the OHSU Brain Institute

The OHSU Brain Institute is dedicated to understanding, healing, and protecting the brain through cutting-edge research, outstanding patient care, innovative public education, and training of future neuroscience leaders for Oregon and the world.

Awards and recognition

With the first Joint Commission-designated Comprehensive Stroke Center in the Pacific Northwest, Oregon's only Fourth Level Epilepsy Center and a Center of Excellence in Parkinson's care, research and education, the OHSU Brain Institute is a national leader in patient care and research. Read more.

2017 Brain Awareness Lectures2017 Brain Awareness Lectures

The workings of the brain are mysterious. Moral choices, the effects of physical touch, vivid dreams — we may not know how or why they happen, but they all can serve a purpose. Learn more at The Secret Life of the Brain.

Patient stories

Read how the OHSU Brain Institute has changed the lives of patients.