As a national leader in translational research, OHSU Knight Cancer Institute is well-known for its ability to turn discoveries into cancer treatments.
Cancer research programs and shared resources
The best new strategies for cancer diagnosis, cancer treatment and control of cancer come from identifying and understanding the molecular defects present in cancer cells. The OHSU Knight Cancer Institute explores this frontier with a series of innovative research programs that interface with clinical care.
Cancer training programs
The OHSU Knight Cancer Institute is strongly committed to education and offers a diverse and outstanding set of training programs in cancer research.
Interested in becoming a Knight member?
OHSU Knight Cancer Institute members include researchers, scientists and clinicians who work together to provide world-class patient care and groundbreaking cancer research.
Community engagement resources
The Community Outreach and Engagement team at the OHSU Knight Cancer Institute helps researchers experience the benefits of increasing community engagement in their work. We support investigator success by helping integrate patient perspectives at any phase of study development. We also assist in increasing awareness of your projects or research opportunities and increase participation through our established community networks across Oregon. Learn more.
Scientific research advocates
Knight Scientific Research Advocates are a trained group of cancer survivors and caregivers who work with Knight Cancer Institute investigators to ensure that research at OHSU reflects the needs and interests of the cancer community.