Research News

NIH-OHSU study: Short-term brain inflammation may help treat neurological disorders, disease
OHSU Research Blog, May 18, 2021

Study reveals structure of key brain receptors involved in memory and learning
OHSU News, May 12, 2021

'Light Therapy' could help brain-injured veterans struggling with PTSD
HealthDay, April 28, 2021

Physical activity slows cognitive decline in APOE e4 carriers with Parkinson's disease
Healio, April 13, 2021

Scientists announce ambitious plan to unveil the genomes of thousands of animals
OHSU News, April 28, 2021

Preventing COVID-19 outweighs 'theoretical' risk for Guillain-Barre syndrome with vaccine
Healio, April 7, 2021

Oregon researchers identify pathway that transitions brain from plasticity to stability
Bioengineer, April 8, 2021

An old-but-new treatment for opioid addiction
Townsend Letter

Discovery in songbird brings new insights into cholesterol transport and viral entry
OHSU Research News, April 26, 2021

Study explains 'cocktail party effect' in hearing impairment
OHSU News, April 21, 2021

Governor appoints board to oversee Oregon's new psychedelic mushroom program
The Oregonian, March 16, 2021

OHSU scientists earn $1.5 million to accelerate innovation, collaboration
OHSU News, March 18, 2021

Study suggests role of sleep in healing traumatic brain injuries
OHSU News, March 12, 2021

Pandemic ratchets up pressure on people with substance use disorder
OHSU News, March 4, 2021

OHSU launches Long COVID-19 Program to better serve patients with chronic coronavirus symptoms
OHSU News, March 24, 2021

Electronic pill bottle improves DMT adherence, MS fatigue unchanged long-term
NeurologyLive, March 6, 2021

How pain management specialists can help you treat chronic pain
BestHealthMag, February 23, 2021

Oregon considers a new approach to people in mental crisis
Willamette Week, February 24, 2021

Instrumented postural sway test differentiates fallers from non-fallers in MS
NeurologyLive, February 26, 2021

Study finds changes in gut microbiome connected to Alzheimer's-like behavior
OHSU News, Feb. 25, 2021

New research from West Michigan institute links gut microbes to Parkinson's
Michigan Live, Feb. 10, 2021

With careful management, pregnancy does not worsen seizures in women with epilepsy, new study shows
Neurology Today, Feb. 4, 2021

New study examines addiction medicine in Vietnam
Science Magazine, Feb. 4, 2021

Discovery of a new type of neuron holds clues about tinnitus
Hearing Health Foundation, Feb. 4, 2021

Stroke care dwindles worldwide during pandemic, study finds
OHSU News, Feb. 3, 2021

Bile acid may play previously unknown role in Parkinson's
Neuroscience News, Feb. 2, 2021

Gene therapy research to explore hearing restoration in monkeys
OHSU News, Jan. 19, 2021

T cells linked to myelin implicated in MS-like disease in monkeys
Science Magazine, Jan. 15, 2021

If you feel tired after this, you may have had COVID
Msn.com, Jan. 10, 2021

Long-term effects of COVID-19 on the brain could mean a wave of dementia cases
Covering Health Blog, Jan. 11, 2021

Study: New insights into the role of the MLL4 gene in Kabuki syndrome
University of Buffalo Press Release, Jan. 11, 2021

Poor sleep, eating at night drive cardiometabolic risks in circadian misalignment
Healio, Jan. 5, 2021

Researchers activate drugs inside mouse brains using microfiber tech
Input, Jan. 3, 2021

New evidence COVID-19 invades the brain
MedScape, Dec. 21, 2020

Northwest scientists answer questions about how COVID-19 affects the brain
OPB, Dec. 18, 2020

Study: Damage to brain cells reverberates to 'bystander' cells
Laboratory Equipment, Dec. 9, 2020

Polysubstance use common in SUD patients
Psychiatry News, Nov. 12, 2020

Age-related dementia focus of research at Primate Center
OHSU News, Nov. 12, 2021

OHSU structural biologist elected to prestigious National Academy of Medicine
OHSU News, Oct. 19, 2020

Study: ADHD risk may be linked to inflammation during pregnancy
The Scribe, Oct. 2020

OHSU receives NIH grant to study effects of heavy drinking on COVID
Portland Business Journal, Oct. 5, 2020

How to prevent tragic encounters between autistic youth and law enforcement
AAP Voice Blog, Sept. 16, 2020

NIH selects OHSU to coordinate national neuroscience research involving marmosets
OHSU News, Sept. 24, 2020

OHSU Doernbecher patient first human to receive trial therapy for rare, devastating form of epilepsy
OHSU News, Sept. 9, 2020

OHSU discovers cell in zebrafish critical to brain assembly, function
EurekAlert, Sept. 8, 2020 

New schizophrenia treatment guideline released
MedScape, Sept. 3, 2020

Pioneering approaches in the basic science of behavior change provide new map for intervention
Business Wire, Aug. 25, 2020

ADHD risk may be linked to inflammation during pregnancy
OHSU News, Aug. 13, 2020

Nura Bio uncloaks with $73M and Biogen vet Alpna Seth as CEO
Fierce Biotech, Jul. 29, 2020

Fat-based molecules are key to Zika virus infection
PNNL, July 31, 2020

Owl research leads Oregon scientist to new frontier in baby hearing tests
OPB, Aug. 3, 2020

Study reveals how a bad manager can damage your sleep
Happiful, July 17, 2020

Genetic editing milestone in mouse model of Rett Syndrome
EurekAlert, July 15, 2020

Survey: Alternative medicine is widespread among people with MS
OHSU News: June 25, 2020

Signs of fetal alcohol syndrome detected in womb
Science Daily, May 13, 2020

Behavioral interventions likely prevent tobacco use
Physician's Weekly, Apr. 29, 2020

Your brain on MS
Health Central, Apr. 29, 2020

OHSU receives more than $11 million to continue brain, cognitive development research
OHSU News, Apr. 17, 2020

Study: Axon degeneration due to sick oligodendrocytes
University of Buffalo Press Release, Apr. 16, 2020

Monkey see? 
The Ophthalmologist, Feb. 17, 2020

Oregon study seeks to find financial behaviors that could predict dementia in elderly
Alzheimer's News Today, Jan. 24, 2020

Three OHSU scientists earn $2.25 million to accelerate innovation, collaboration
OHSU News, Jan. 23, 2020

Some plants may not be good for you
Naturopathic Doctor News and Review, Jan. 16, 2020

Study aims to improve traumatic brain injury outcomes
OHSU News, Jan. 6, 2020

Study: Hearing develops in tandem with form and function
OHSU News, Jan. 2, 2020

Puzzling brain disease could now be better diagnosed, treated
OHSU News, July 10, 2019

Discoveries could lead to new therapies for nervous system disorders
OHSU News, July 5, 2019

Study says a short bout of exercise enhances brain function
OHSU News, July 2, 2019

Farma sutra! Are gay rams really a problem in the sheep industry?
The Guardian, June 3, 2019

Hearing Health Foundation scientists to speak at New York Academy of Sciences Symposium
EIN Presswire, June 5, 2019

Video chats with family and friends offer mental health boost
Next Avenue, June 6, 2019

A Prescription for Change
Association for Psychological Science, April 2019

Heart attacks in AM, Fever in PM: How Your Body Clock Works
Healthline, May 17, 2019

Amazing Organisms and the Lessons They Can Teach Us
NIH’s Biomedical Beat Blog, May 15, 2019

OHSU researchers go beyond standard online chats for dementia study
KATU-TV, May 14, 2019

OHSU doctors, scientists discover MS breakthrough
KGW, April 18, 2019

Crucial 'electrical switch' in brain
Science Daily, April 11, 2019

Researchers study relationship between concussion and suicide
KATU-TV, April 4, 2019

OHSU primate, mice study, may lead to new alcoholism treatments, researchers say
KATU-TV, March 4, 2019

Kifafa: The mystery of East Africa's 'nodding disease'
BBC, February 28, 2019

Insurers Making It Harder to Treat Opioid Addiction: Study
U.S. News & World Report, February 15, 2019

Historical Autism study enters fourth year, giving families answers, hope
KATU-TV, February 18, 2019

OHSU study finds Medicare policies generate astronomical out-of-pocket costs for MS patients
Portland Business Journal, February 4, 2019

Rising Star: Damien Fair, never at rest
Spectrum News, January 9, 2019

Clinical drug trials show promise in halting progressive brain atrophy of MS patients
KATU TV, September 11, 2018

Scientists are developing a unique identifier for your brain
Wired Magazine, August 18, 2018

Could this sideburn-sporting scientist crack the autism gene puzzle?
Ozy, August 2, 2018

Women who rely on tips in service industry are more prone to depression, study finds
Newsweek, August 1, 2018

Aging Research Technology
OPB, July 31, 2018

A Tech Test to Keep Seniors in Their Homes Longer
Wall Street Journal, July 25, 2018

With a $6.6 million DoD grant, OHSU begins landmark concussion study
KATU TV, June 15, 2018

You are what your mother eats
Science Daily, May 24, 2018

OHSU doctors partner with hundreds of families for in-depth autism study
KATU TV, May 17, 2018

OHSU tapped to lead new imaging center, nabs $42M NIH grant
Portland Business Journal, May 15, 2018

Brain scans may uncover signs of autism and developmental delays
Around the O, April 25, 2018

Infinitesimal Odds: A Scientist Finds Her Child's Rare Illness Stems From the Genes She Studies
The New York Times, April 23, 2018

Reversing Brain Injury in Newborns and Adults
Lab Manager, April 17, 2018

Inflammation in pregnant women strongly linked to baby's brain development
Sydney Morning Herald, April 9, 2018

Attention deficit disorder, autism share cognitive problems
Spectrum, March 22, 2018

Nervous system discovery could inform stroke, pain therapies
Science Daily, March 7, 2018

Opioids no better than common painkillers for treating chronic pain, study finds
Chicago Tribune, March 7, 2018

This Hummingbird Chirps Like an Insect. Can It Hear Its Own Sound?
The New York Times, March 5, 2018

OHSU doc drafts cannabis primer for other doctors
Oregonlive.com, February 15, 2018

Sound therapy may train the brain to ignore tinnitus
Reuters, January 19, 2018

OHSU scientists hope to unlock secrets of old part of brain
Oregonlive.com, January 3, 2018

Notable papers in autism research in 2017
Spectrum, December 22, 2017

Autism in Adulthood, a new peer-reviewed journal launching in 2019
EurekaAlert!, December 15, 2017

Opioids rewire the brain, OHSU scientist says
Oregonlive.com, December 11, 2017

Prairie vole partners split up if one drinks more than the other
New Scientist, November 14, 2017

Inherited brain activity may guide treatment for autism, ADHD
UPI, November 2, 2017

Immune markers may predict multiple sclerosis severity
Medical News Today, September 20, 2017

Sizable fraction of autism risk traced to 'mosaic' mutations
Spectrum, September 14, 2017

Serotonin may worsen tinnitus
Science Daily, August 22, 2017

Black seniors test reminiscing to guard against Alzheimer’s
Associated Press, July 25, 2017

NIH findings link aldosterone with alcohol use disorder
National Institutes of Health News Releases, July 17, 2017

Study identifies new target to preserve nerve function
Science Daily, July 14, 2017

Ten new awards from the National Science Foundation
EurekAlert!, July 10, 2017

OHSU Study on Veteran Suicide Reveals Gaps in Knowledge
OPB, June 15, 2017

Female Cancer Survivors Face Years of Neuropathy
MedPage Today, June 16, 2017

Camas teen answers call on hearing research
The Columbian, May 13, 2017

Overcoming opioids: The quest for less addictive drugs
Associated Press, April 17, 2017

Mental Health, Primary Care Integration Cuts Depression Scores
HealthIT Analytics, March 9, 2017

Tracking kids’ brains over 10 years, OHSU launching new development study
KATU News, January 23, 2017

OHSU's deaf scientists lead charge in hearing research
Oregonlive.com, December 13, 2016

Dr. Lauren Denneson is one of 17 researchers nationwide selected to receive funding from the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention 
PR Newswire, November, 2016

How Does Our Brain Get Rid of Toxins?
NPR.org, October 21, 2016

OHSU study monitors seniors in effort to allow them – and others – to age-in-place 
KATU, October 27, 2016

Is pain contagious? Study suggests it spreads among mice by smell
STAT News, October 19, 2016

Antioxidant Lipoic Acid Appears to Slow SPMS Patients’ Neurodegeneration 
Multiple Sclerosis News Today, Sept. 19, 2016

New Brain-Computer Interface Has Monkeys ‘Typing’ up a Storm
KQED Science, September 12, 2016

System may treat rare genetic disorder, reduce side effects
Drug Discovery & Development, August 30, 2016

Pilot Study Finds Fatigue, Mood in MS Patients Improved by Low-fat, Plant-Based Diet 
Multiple Sclerosis News Today, August 12, 2016

OHSU pushes ALS research gains 
The Jefferson Exchange, July 9, 2016

How medical researchers are breaking the blood-brain barrier 
Fortune magazine, June 28, 2016

The Brain’s Janitor 
WAMC/Northeast Public Radio’s The Academic Minute, June 1, 2016

OHSU's neuroscience institute hires new director 
Portland Business Journal, April 21, 2016

Why do people become alcoholics? 
Portland Tribune, April 12, 2016

Brain scan technology at OHSU opens new frontier in fight against Alzheimer’s 
KATU News, April 7, 2016

OHSU scientists conducting research to identify problem drinkers before they become addicted 
The Columbian, March 28, 2016

OHSU spinoff raises $11M to tackle rare brain disease
Portland Business Journal, January 12, 2016

Lack Of Deep Sleep May Set the Stage for Alzheimer’s
NPR, January 4, 2016

Hair bundles from the chick cochlea.
Hair bundles from the chick cochlea. Photo courtesy of Peter Barr-Gillespie, Ph.D.