Research News

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.