Our community

Melissa Wong, Ph.D., associate professor and vice chair of the Department of Cell, Developmental & Cancer Biology in the OHSU School of Medicine. (OHSU/Kristyna Wentz-Graff)

Researchers at OHSU work in every area of the institution and beyond—in all schools, in centers and institutes, and in Oregon’s communities. OHSU researchers pursue discovery in basic, clinical, translational, and population sciences--with one goal in mind: to improve human health.  

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  • The Office of Postdoctoral Affairs is the hub for potential and current postdoctoral appointments. We liaise with academic and research units and offices, faculty, staff and external organizations to support postdoctoral scholars in preparation for independent careers.
  • The OHSU Neuroscience Post-Baccalaureate Initiative provides sustained research experience and skills development for individuals from underrepresented backgrounds. 

Research Centers and Institutes

OHSU’s specialized and multidisciplinary research institutes and centers bring together collaborative teams working side by side to promote excellence.