Shared Resources

The OHSU Knight Cancer Institute Shared Resources provide management and support services to the researchers and programs of the OHSU Knight Cancer Institute. These services are essential to support the groundbreaking research conducted by our investigators. These resources are supported by a National Cancer Institute Cancer Center Support Grant. We have core facilities in the following areas:


Bioanalytical/PK Core


Histopathology & Cancer Genotyping

Knight Clinical Trials Office

Flow Cytometry

Integrated Genomics

Massively Parallel Sequencing

OHSU Gene Microarray Shared Resource



Transgenic Mouse Model

Recent News

12/17/2014 Max Diehn, MD, PhD, Delivers Keynote Address
11/05/2014 The Ford Family Foundation awards $5 million grant to advance the OHSU Knight Cancer Institute’s outreach to rural Oregonians
11/04/2014 Fellowship in Clinical Informatics: Radiation Oncology Track
10/21/2014 The Oregon Community Foundation’s John and Robin Jaqua Fund creates $5 million endowment to benefit OHSU’s Knight Cancer Challenge
07/28/2014 OHSU Knight Cancer Challenge attracts $100 million gift
07/02/2014 OHSU Knight Cancer Institute researcher wins prestigious early-career award
06/12/2014 Columbia Sportswear’s Tim and Mary Boyle make $10 million gift to OHSU Knight Cancer Institute
05/15/2014 Donation spearheads annual Portland cancer research summit
05/15/2014 Peter Gabriel, MD was a Visiting Faculty Scholar at OHSU in May 2014
04/09/2014 Top researcher at Oregon Health & Science University named to pancreatic cancer Dream Team
03/18/2014 Wendy McGinnisa has been awarded an OSLER TL1 fellowship
03/12/2014 Donors step up with $86 million in early giving to end cancer as we know it
01/08/2014 Joint OSU/OHSU Graduate Program in Medical Physics has received CAMPEP re-accreditation thru 2015
11/20/2013 The Oregon Community Foundation makes biggest discretionary grant in its history to OHSU’s Knight Cancer Challenge
10/24/2013 Multiple original research papers selected for presentation at the 2014 Multidisciplinary Head & Neck Cancer Symposium
09/17/2013 The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society and the Knight Cancer Institute launch groundbreaking collaboration to improve outcomes for acute myeloid leukemia
06/09/2013 Karen M. Winkfield, MD, PhD was a Visiting Faculty Scholar in the Spring 2013
05/09/2013 Discovery pinpoints cause of two types of leukemia, providing insights into new treatment approach
04/22/2013 OHSU teams with Intel to decode the root causes of cancer and other complex diseases
02/19/2013 Cepheid and the Knight Cancer Institute collaborate to develop breast, prostate cancer tests
02/11/2013 Skin cancer risk linked to tanning devices warrants stronger protections for minors
01/30/2013 Organovo and OHSU Knight Cancer Institute announce collaboration in cancer research
12/13/2012 W. M. Keck Foundation grant will help OHSU advance light/electron microscopy for biomedical research
11/29/2012 Cancer pill targets previously impenetrable disease-causing gene mutation in leukemia patients
11/09/2012 Elekta's Monaco System Used for First Time to Create VMAT Plan for Delivery on Varian Treatment System
11/05/2012 5th Annual WECAN Esophageal Cancer Research Forum
10/09/2012 Knight Cancer Institute deputy director selected for prostate cancer Dream Team
06/03/2012 Data-Driven: Paul Spellman, Ph.D.
05/15/2012 Lenalidomide significantly prolongs disease control for multiple myeloma patients following stem cell transplantation
04/30/2012 Two risk factors may be most relevant in determining when to start regular breast cancer screening
09/13/2011 FEI, OHSU partner to create a ‘Living Lab for Cell Biology’ with high-performance electron microscopes for disease research
09/08/2011 $5 million Gift from John Gray Advances Melanoma Research at OHSU
06/29/2011 Scientists Develop Method to Determine Order of Mutations That Lead to Cancer
06/02/2011 Kidney cancer discovery could expand treatment options
03/04/2011 Breast Cancer Survivors at Higher Risk for Falls; Cancer Therapies May Affect Balance, According to New Study in the Archives of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
02/22/2011 Research Collaboration Advances Chances of Protecting Fertility in Women Who Become Infertile During Cancer Treatment
02/16/2011 OHSU Knight Cancer Institute Director Receives Prestigious Stanley J. Korsmeyer Award
12/07/2010 OHSU Knight Cancer Institute Hires ‘Dream Team’ Cancer Researcher Joe Gray
11/30/2010 Medicaid Recipients, Uninsured Less Likely To Survive Lung Cancer
11/19/2010 OHSU Knight Cancer Institute Announces Plans for $100 Million Gift From Nike Chairman Phil Knight and his Wife, Penny
10/18/2010 Free Cervical Cancer Screenings at OHSU Center for Women’s Health
07/22/2010 OHSU Knight Cancer Institute Researchers Isolate Importance of Gene in Determining How Aggressive a Patient’s Breast Cancer Will Be
07/15/2010 OHSU Knight Cancer Institute Awarded Four Grants Worth More Than $7.75 Million
04/22/2010 Physicians Who Interpret Mammograms May Benefit From Additional Training
04/19/2010 Columbia Sportswear's Boyle family, including 'One Tough Mother' herself, endow OHSU chair in cancer research
04/14/2010 Investigational Drug for Advanced Prostate Cancer Shows Promise
03/18/2010 OHSU Knight Cancer Institute Participates in National, Groundbreaking Clinical Trial for Breast Cancer
12/10/2007 OHSU Cancer Institute Researcher Develops Test for Targeted Therapy in Acute Myeloid Leukemia
12/03/2007 OHSU Cancer Institute Researchers Receive Grant To Work On Assay For Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia
09/06/2005 Genetic Testing For Breast Or Ovarian Cancer Susceptibility Recommended Only For High-Risk Women

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