About Research at OHSU

As the state's only academic health center, OHSU's breakthrough research leads to new cures, new standards of care, and a better understanding of the basic science that drives biomedical discovery. OHSU researchers are exploring new basic, clinical, and applied research frontiers.

What sets OHSU apart from other institutions is the array of multidisciplinary and collaborative approaches our researchers take to solving the most intractable problems in human health—including diseases of the central nervous system, cardiovascular-related research, cancer, rare genetic disorders, and infectious disease.

Want to know more? Stay up-to-date on the latest research happenings at OHSU by following the Research News blog or access the OHSU Research Expertise database.

Quick Facts

  • OHSU researchers brought in $340 million in fiscal year 2013.
  • The National Institute's of Health is OHSU's most significant source of funding, providing over $220 million last year.
  • There are 1,167 principal investigators at OHSU, working on 2,988 research projects.