The OHSU Department of Neurology is one of the nation’s leading neurologic research and training programs and provides the most comprehensive care of neurologic illnesses in the Pacific Northwest. We have subspecialty centers that offer specialized care for patients with a range of neurologic diseases including Alzheimer’s disease and related dementias, Parkinson’s disease and other movement disorders, multiple sclerosis, stroke, amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, neuromuscular diseases, epilepsy and brain tumors.
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A message about diversity, equity and inclusion

My goal for our department is to foster a community that seeks diversity and is accepting and inclusive of all. I personally will try to meet all URiM faculty, staff, and trainees and make sure they feel welcome and supported. It is important to me that each of us in the department commits to learning how to recognize and condemn all behaviors consistent with racism in any form. We have a vigorous Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Committee, and I will continue to make it a priority to help move the goals of our committee forward, including the recruitment of diverse faculty and trainees and becoming anti-racist in our work.

- Helmi Lutsep, M.D., Interim Chair, Department of Neurology

OHSU Neurology in the news

2023 stories

Joseph Quinn, M.D., As Alzheimer’s drugs hit the market, the race for early detection blood tests heats up (STAT, July 25)

Aimee Pierce, M.D., New Alzheimer’s drugs are coming. Here’s what you need to know (Science News, July 17)

Amala Soumyanath, Ph.D., For some, this anti-anxiety herb is a godsend. For others, it’s a nightmare. What gives? (Salon, July 15) 

Walt Dawson, D.Phil., Viewpoint: Brain health diplomacy is a framework for the global challenge of brain health equity (OHSU News, July 11)

Lisa Silbert, M.D., Cognitive decline appears to speed up in the years following a heart attack (Neurology Today, July 6)

Lisa Silbert, M.D., Cognitive decline accelerates after heart attack, study finds (CNN, May 30)

Amala Soumyanath, Ph.D., Here’s what experts say about using ashwagandha as a stress treatment (HuffPost, May 26)

Jeffrey Kaye, M.D., How will modern tech help us age in place? (Discover, May 26)

Allison Lindauer, Ph.D., N.P., Brain changes are in the national spotlight, stigma and inaccuracy included (KUOW, May 18)

Fay Horak, Ph.D., P.T., Parkinson’s disease clinical trial tests exercise regimen to improve movement (OHSU News, May 16)

Peter Spencer, Ph.D., They’re trying to cure nodding syndrome. First they need to zero in on the cause (NPR via Undark, May 2)

Aimee Pierce, M.D., Vancouver man’s Alzheimer’s experience offers hope, inspiration (The Columbian, March 2)

Brain fog isn’t a formal medical diagnosis, but it can be debilitating. Here’s what you need to know (, Feb. 26)

Helmi Lutsep, M.D., Zaps to the spinal cord improved patients’ paralysis after stroke (The Wall Street Journal, Feb. 20)

Lindsey Wooliscroft, M.D., OHSU clinical trial tests exercise for multiple sclerosis treatment (OHSU News, Feb. 20)

Caroline Tse, M.D., Doctors in the gray Northwest say getting some Vitamin D is a good idea (The Columbian, Feb. 7)

Letisha Wyatt, Ph.D., Neuroscientists grapple with new data management rules (The Simons Foundation, Jan. 30)

Kristy Knight, M.S., C-C.C.-A.Based on OHSU research, FDA approves drug that reduces hearing loss in pediatric cancer patients (OPB Think Out Loud, Jan. 27) and Edward Neuwelt, M.D., and Leslie Muldoon, Ph.D.Driven by OHSU research, FDA approves new drug to prevent hearing loss in children with cancer (OHSU News, Jan. 17)

Even simple motions make ripples across brain, study finds (University of Oregon, Jan. 27)

Aimee Pierce, M.D.At OHSU, researchers test a promising Alzheimer’s drug – and search for a cause (OPB, Jan. 24), OHSU at frontlines of new drug trial aimed at preventing Alzheimer’s disease (KGW, Jan. 18), and OHSU News, Jan 26

2022 stories

OHSU 2022 accomplishments: The year in review (OHSU News, Dec. 28)

Vijayshree Yadav, M.D., Helius Medical Technologies adds third center of excellence (Physical Therapy Products, Nov. 9)

Selda Yildiz, Ph.D., How to know if breathwork is right for you (Mashable, Nov. 6)

David Spencer, M.D., and Kim Burchiel, M.D., Oregon Health & Science University performs brain surgery in clinical trial for epilepsy (The Columbian, Nov. 6), OHSU News

Great Salt Lick Auction turns livestock’s leftovers into beloved Baker City event (The Oregonian, Oct. 2)

Lauren Talman, M.D., The Portland Team Hope Walk seeks to raise hope and awareness for Huntington’s Disease (KOIN, Sept. 22)

Ed Neuwelt, Ph.D., Fennec Pharmaceuticals announces FDA approval of Pedmark (sodium thiosulfate injection) (Globe Newswire, Sept. 21)

Jet lag explained: Causes, symptoms, and treatments (Health Digest, Sept. 21)

Wearable sensors may identify MS patients at greater risk of falls (Multiple Sclerosis News Today, Sept. 19)

Jeff Kaye, M.D., Daily multivitamins improved the brain function of seniors in a trial – but plenty of questions remain (STAT News, Sept. 14)

Ilker Yaylali, M.D., Ph.D., and Paul Motika, M.D., OHSU researchers and Analog Devices collaborate on a wearable device for seizure detection (OHSU Research News, Sept. 9)

Hiroko Dodge, Ph.D., Meysam Asgari, Ph.D., Kexin Yu and Patrick PruittA chat every other day keeps dementia at bay? (Alz Forum, Aug. 31), Video calls improved cognition in older people at risk of Alzheimer’s (The New Scientist, Aug. 17), Video conversations may keep aging brains from declining (Bloomberg, Aug. 10), Virtual chats linked to improved memory, well-being in older adults (Medscape, Aug. 3), OHSU News

Layton Aging and Alzheimer’s Disease Research Center, The beneficial surprises of caregiver research (OHSU On the Brain, Aug. 16)

MS ResearchNational MS Society invests $19 million to launch 40 new multiple sclerosis research projects to drive pathways to cures (EurekAlert, Aug. 4)

Fay Horak, Ph.D.Exercises to improve balance can reduce falls and boost confidence (Brain & Life, August/September edition)

Dan Hartung, Pharm.D., and Rebecca Spain, M.D., State’s new prescription drug affordability board gets to work (The Lund Report, June 23)

Miranda Lim, M.D., Ph.D.The science of sleep: Pacific Northwest researchers explore secrets of a good night’s sleep (OPB, June 1), OHSU News and SLEEP 2022 to focus on treatment advances, timely topics (AJMC, June 1)

Martina Mancini, Ph.D.Podcast: Freezing, moving and cueing – understanding gait and Parkinson’s disease (Parkinson’s Life, May 26)

Vivek Unni, M.D., Ph.D.Melanoma Research Alliance announces $13 million in grants to advance melanoma prevention, detection and treatment (Business Wire, May 19)

Jay Nutt, M.D., and John Hammerstad, M.D.Mary’s Woods residents honored for helping start OHSU Parkinson’s Center (Lake Oswego Review, May 13)

Walt Dawson, D.PhilOHSU professors: Clackamas County residents can ‘age their way’ (Portland Tribune, May 11) and Gerontological Society of America selects 2022 fellows (News release, June 2)

Marian Dale, M.D.Physician-scientist Marian Dale is talking the walk (OHSU News, May 5)

Prokopios Antonellis, Ph.D.When timed right, robotic device reduces walkers’ metabolic rate (AAAS, March 18), Surprising way to make walking easier (Science Daily, March 31) and OHSU Research News (March 16)

Melanie Fried-Oken, Ph.D.In a first, brain implant lets man with complete paralysis spell out thoughts: ‘I love my cool son.’ (Science, March 22)

Digital Medicine Society rallies global healthcare leaders to collaborate on digital measurement for Alzheimer’s disease (PR Newswire, March 14)

Helmi Lutsep, M.D.Lower income linked to higher odds of clogged neck arteries (American Heart Association News, Feb. 9)

New Study: Assumptions about race affect quality of care for minority dementia patients (Daly Nurse, Feb. 3)

Joseph Quinn, M.D.FDA grants breakthrough designation for Lewy body detection test (Healio Neurology, Jan. 25)

Dennis Bourdette, M.D.Real-world data used to compare MS treatments. Here’s what they found (Neurology Today, Jan. 6)

2021 stories

Daniel Hartung, Pharm.D., M.P.H., Dennis Bourdette, M.D., and co-authors, Massive cost, meager benefit (OHSU News, Dec. 13), Portland Business Journal, Reuters Health, Medscape

Walt Dawson, D.Phil, Who will take care of our aging population? (MedPage Today, Dec. 10), Compassion exhaustion and elder care (Aging Well podcast, Dec. 24), and Build brains better: A proposal for a White House Brain Capital Council to accelerate post-COVID recovery and resilience (Brookings Institution, Dec. 22)

Chris Kroenke, Ph.D., and Xiaojie Wang, Ph.D., New research shows how brain wrinkles might influence brain function (OHSU Research News, Dec. 2)

Miranda Lim, M.D., Ph.D., OHSU scientist collaborates on new device to enhance sleep (OHSU News, Oct. 27) and GeekWire

Sará King, Ph.D., 15 influential yogis you need to know (Yoga Journal, Oct. 26)

Portland Walk to End Alzheimerr’s funds research in finding a cure (KATU, Oct. 15)

Walt Dawson, D.Phil., Congress needs to fix our broken Social Security system – now (Next Avenue, Sept. 28), Report: Pandemic will cause Social Security funding shortage (Public News Service, Sept. 8)

Ed Neuwelt, M.D., and Kristin Knight, M.S., CCC-A, Tough choices: Chemo that can save kids with cancer can also damage hearing (HealthDay, Sept. 28)

Kim Hutchison, M.D., OHSU sleep specialist: Naps can improve wakefulness, effectiveness and cheerfulness (The Columbian, Aug. 31)

Asha Singh, M.D., Sleep apnea sufferers scramble after Philips recall of critical machine (The Wall Street Journal, Aug. 15) and 11 things that make sleep apnea worse (U.S. News & World Report, Aug. 23)

Raina Croff, Ph.D., Gentrification, displacement, and aging in place in a Black community with Dr. Raina Croff (The Gerontologist Podcast)

Tom Scanlan, Ph.D., and Skylar Ferrara, Ph.D., Discovery raises possibility of new medication for Alzheimer’s, Parkinson’s (OHSU News, Aug. 9), Drug Target Review, EuroNews

Lauren Talman, M.D., Competitive rowing helps Portland Paralympian manage Parkinson’s Disease (KGW, Aug. 6)

Walt Dawson, D.Phil., Pandemic amplifies urgent need for long-term care reform (Medscape, Aug. 5) and Alleviating the huge economic burden of caregiving on families (Global Brain Health Institute)

Jeffrey Kaye, M.D., OHSU is part of national institute to advance artificial intelligence (OHSU News, Aug. 4), Bill Thies Award for Distinguished Service (Alzheimer’s Association) and FDA defends approval of Alzheimer’s disease drug (The Lancet, July 3)

Bonnie Nagel, Ph.D., Back to school this year includes physical, emotional prep (KOIN, Aug. 3)

Miranda Lim, M.D., Ph.D., The quest for rest: Sleep could be the key to fighting Alzheimer’s – and a huge business opportunity (Fortune, July 31)

Parkinson’s Foundation emphasizes patient role in clinical research (Parkinson’s News Today, July 21)

Melanie Fried-Oken, Ph.D., Tapping into the brain to help a paralyzed man speak (The New York Times, July 14)

Marian Dale, M.D., M.C.R., OHSU among 25 centers treating debilitating movement disorder (OHSU News, July 1)

Dharma Colgan, Ph.D., Meditation: Doing little, achieving a lot (The Columbian, June 15)

Kelly Monk, Ph.D., Chris Stauffer, M.D., Peter Spencer, Ph.D., Juliette Preston, M.D., Jacqueline Bernard, M.D., and Andrew Natonson, M.D., Brain Awareness Season (lectures recorded and posted from May 5, May 12 and May 19)

Edward Neuwelt, M.D., Leslie Muldoon, Ph.D., Cymon Kersch, M.D., Ph.D., and Michael Pagel, NIH-OHSU study: Short-term brain inflammation may help treat neurological tumors, disease (OHSU Research News, May 18)

Walt Dawson, D.Phil., COVID-19 and long-term care reform (The Hill, May 4)

Ramon Barajas Jr., M.D., Imaging tumors, improving outcomes (OHSU News, May 4)

Jonathan Elliott, Ph.D., ‘Light therapy’ could help brain-injured veterans struggling with PTSD (HealthDay, April 28)

Walt Dawson, D.Phil., Pumping irony: a long-term rehab project (Experience Life, April 20), OHSU News

Lynne Shinto, N.D., Brain fog or cognitive decline? What you need to know (Growing Bolder)

Kelly Monk, Ph.D., Chris Staffer, M.D., Peter Spencer, Ph.D., Juliette Preston, M.D., Jacqueline Bernard, M.D., and Andrew Natonson, M.D., M.S., OHSU resumes Brain Awareness Season lecture series (OHSU News, April 16)

Jacob Raber, Ph.D., Physical activity slows cognitive decline in APOE e4 carriers with Parkinson’s disease (Healio Neurology, April 13)

Cinda Hugos, M.S., P.T., Electronic pill bottle improves DMT adherence, subcutaneous cladribine personalized dosing well-tolerated, MS fatigue unchanged long-term (Neurology Live, March 6)

Jacob Raber, Ph.D., Changes in the gut microbiome potentially linked to Alzheimer’s (Genetic Engineering & Biotechnology News), OHSU News

Ishu Arpan, P.T., Ph.D., Instrumented postural sway test differentiates fallers from non-fallers in MS (Neurology Live, Feb. 26)

Walt Dawson, D.Phil., Universal coverage of long-term care for older Americans may stabilize provider revenues (Healthcare Finance, Feb. 19) and OHSU News

Lia Ernst, M.D., With careful management, pregnancy does not worsen seizures in women with epilepsy, new study shows (Neurology Today, Feb. 4)

Helmi Lutsep, M.D., Stroke care dwindles worldwide during pandemic, study finds (OHSU News, Feb. 3)

Randy Woltjer, M.D., Bile acids may play previously unknown role in Parkinson’s (Neuroscience News, Feb. 2)

Scott Wong, Ph.D., and Dennis Bourdette, M.D., Research suggests development of antiviral therapies to treat multiple sclerosis (Science News, Jan. 22), Science Magazine, OHSU News

Dennis Bourdette, M.D., Priya Chaudhary, Ph.D., Tom Scanlan, Ph.D., and Ben Emery, Ph.D., Study suggests compound protects myelin, nerve fibers (OHSU News, Jan. 13)

Walt Dawson, D.Phil., Long-term effects of COVID-19 on the brain could mean a wave of dementia cases (Covering Health blog of the Association of Health Care Journalists, Jan. 11)

Miranda Lim, M.D., Ph.D., OHSU doctor says we’re starved for sleep but hope isn’t lost (The Columbian, Jan. 11

2020 stories

Walt Dawson, D.Phil, OHSU researcher says Medicare should strengthen home health for seniors post-Covid (Portland Business Journal, Nov. 9), OHSU News

Elizabeth Eckstrom, M.D., and Joe Quinn, M.D., What to do after a dementia diagnosis (Ashland Daily Tidings, Oct. 27)

Michelle Cameron, M.D., Helius Medical Technologies announces formation of multiple sclerosis scientific advisory board (Globe Newswire, Oct. 8)

Matthew Brodsky, M.D., Directional deep brain stimulation linked to wider therapeutic window in Parkinson disease (Neurology Live, Sept. 12)

Juliette Preston, M.D., Healthier ways to handle a headache (Consumer Reports, Sept. 9)

Judit Pallos, Ph.D., American Parkinson Disease Association funds $1.4 million in grants for 2020-21 (Rehab Management, Sept. 3)

Hiroko Dodge, Ph.D., From promising progress on blood test to impact of video chat, Alzheimer’s research persists in pandemic (KGW, Aug. 11)

Fay Horak, Ph.D., PT, Shuffling gait: Is it Parkinson’s (Parkinson’s Life, Aug. 6)

Race to Erase MS to hold drive-in gala at Rose Bowl (Hollywood Reporter, Aug. 5)

Chafic Karam, M.D., High risk, low benefit for nusinersen in adult SMA? (Medscape, July 27) and Serious side effects seen with nusinersen treatment of adults with SMA (Physician’s Weekly, July 17)

Holly Hinson, M.D., When she’s not researching treatments for brain injuries, Holly Hinson spins post-punk in bars and on the radio (Willamette Week, July 22)

Hiroko Dodge, Ph.D., Seniors in Clark County struggle to stay connected (The Columbian, July 19)

Helmi Lutsep, M.D., Why are strokes felling COVID-19 patients? We asked an Oregon expert (Willamette Week, July 18)

Elizabeth Silbermann, M.D., MS patients turn to marijuana, other alternative treatments (U.S. News & World Report, July 2) and Alternative medicine popular with MS patients in U.S. Northwest, survey finds (Multiple Sclerosis News Today, July 14), OHSU News

Amala Soumyanath, Ph.D., OHSU establishes research center for botanical dietary supplements (OHSU News, July 2)

Amala Soumyanath, Ph.D., OHSU is awarded $6 million for botanical research center (Portland Business Journal, June 24)

Aimee Pierce, M.D., Ways to keep your brain healthy and support those with Alzheimer’s during pandemic (KATU, June 26)

Elizabeth Silbermann, M.D., and Rebecca Spain, M.D., Alternative medicine is widespread among people with multiple sclerosis (Neuroscience News, June 26), Hemp Gazette, Medical Express, OHSU News

Rebecca Spain, M.D., Public health is now personal: The solution is national health insurance (The Lund Report, May 22)

‘Science will lead us out of the pandemic’ (OHSU News, May 21)

Vijayshree Yadav, M.D., Your brain on MS (Health Central, April 16)

Anne Trainor, F.N.P., Sleep in the time of COVID-19 (The Hospitalist, April 16)

Barry Oken, M.D., Ph.D., Mind-Body Connection: Prof Barry Oken (Dr. Phil Parker podcast, March 21)

Julia Durrant, M.D., Communicating bad news across cultures (Neurology Today, March 19)

Erika Finanger, M.D., Catabasis Pharmaceuticals to present during the Muscular Dystrophy Association virtual clinical trials session (Business Wire, March 18)

Michelle Cameron, M.D., Jessica Rice, M.D., and colleagues, Cannabis can be helpful in easing the pain of patients with multiple sclerosis (Health Journal, March 18)

Kim Hutchison, M.D., My journey to sleep apnea diagnosis and wearing a CPAP machine (Allure, March 13)

Melanie Fried-Oken, Ph.D., Speaking with brain waves (Bloomberg TV, March 9)

Peter Spencer, Ph.D., Climate change will turn these common foods toxic (Vice, March 3)

Delaram Safarpour, M.D., M.S.C.E., ‘You have your life back’: New brain surgery at OHSU controls debilitating tremor (KGW, Feb. 23)

Katherine Wild, Ph.D., Oregon study seeks to find financial behaviors that could predict dementia in the elderly (Alzheimer’s News Today, Jan. 24), OPB’s Think Out Loud (Jan. 29), OHSU News

Aimee Pierce, M.D., Alzheimer’s blood test could surface in near future (The Columbian, Jan. 19)

Michelle Cameron, M.D., How this Portland family of doctors helps patients understand cannabis (Portland Business Journal, Jan. 16)

Daniel Hartung, Pharm.D., M.P.H., and Dennis Bourdette, M.D., NPR, HealthDay, Portland Business Journal, Lund Report, MedPage Today, Clinical Neurology News, Neurology Live, WebMD, U.S. News & World Report, OHSU News. STAT also cites related research regarding prices for MS medications, OHSU News.

Seunggu Jude Han, M.D., Holly Hinson, M.D., M.C.R., and David Zonies, M.D., M.P.H., Study aims to improve traumatic brain injury outcomes (OHSU News, Jan. 6)

Allison Lindauer, Ph.D., New Year’s resolutions that cut your risk of Alzheimer’s disease (Medford Mail Tribune, Jan. 1)

Joseph Quinn, M.D., This Portland woman lost 5 years of memories (Portland Monthly, Dec. 31)

Ronald Pfeiffer, M.D., Portland man rows toward Tokyo Paralympic Games (KOIN, Dec. 4), OPB’s Think Out Loud, KATU, OHSU News

Dennis Bourdette, M.D., and Dan Hartung, Pharm.D., M.P.H., Why are drug prices rising so much? Pharma exec admits ‘no other rationale’ but profit-making (Salon, Dec. 2), AlterNet, Health Gazette 24, OHSU News

Holly Hinson, M.D., MCR, FAAN, named Associate Editor of Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion for the peer-reviewed journal Neurology (Neurology, October 8)

Dennis Bourdette, M.D., and Dan Hartung, Pharm.D., M.P.H., Pharma execs tell researchers that multiple sclerosis drug pricing is based on competition, not R&D costs (STAT, Nov. 25), The Oregonian, Portland Business Journal, Common Dreams, Salon and OHSU News

Kathy Wild, Ph.D., OHSU seeks seniors for financial activity monitoring study (Portland Business Journal, Nov. 22)

Ron Pfeiffer, M.D., Rowing toward the Tokyo Paralympics while fighting Parkinson’s disease (KATU, Nov. 15) and OHSU News

Valerie Palmer, Peter Spencer and Desiré Tshala-Katumbay, Not all plants are good for you (EurekAlert, Oct. 24)

Miranda Lim, M.D., Ph.D., Thrashing sleep more common among veterans with PTSD (Psych Central, Oct. 13), Parkinson’s News Today, Sleep Review, EurekAlert, Science Daily OHSU News

Seunggu Jude Han, M.D., Pediatrician-mom refuses to give in to rare brain tumor (KOIN, Oct. 10)

Allison Lindauer, Ph.D., N.P., and Lyndsey Miller, Ph.D., R.N., Caring for the caregivers (OHSU News, Oct. 9)

Seunggu Jude Han, M.D., Ahmed Raslan, M.D., and Barry Oken, M.D., Ph.D., Behind the scenes at an awake brain surgery at OHSU (Portland Business Journal, Oct. 8) and OHSU News

Gary Westbrook, M.D., How you can exercise your mind by breaking a sweat (Men’s Journal), OHSU News

Dennis Bourdette, M.D., New drug reduces attacks of neuromyelitis optica spectrum disorder (Reuters Health, Sept. 12)

Kimberly Hutchison, M.D., Scientists say millions spent on home-game hotel rooms may be harming players’ sleep (Gatehouse Media, Sept. 14)

Vivek Unni, M.D., Ph.D., Five recent Parkinson’s disease drug target discoveries (Drug Target Review, Sept. 10)

Hormozd Bozorgchami, M.D., Tuality-OHSU patient endures two life-threatening emergencies in one day (Portland Business Journal, Sept. 5),  KATU and OHSU News

Dennis Bourdette, M.D., and Dan Hartung, Pharm.D., M.P.H., For Medicare patients, costs of MS drugs rise sevenfold over 10 years (U.S. News & World Report, Aug. 28) and U.S. prices for multiple sclerosis drugs are on the rise (Reuters, Aug. 27)

Aimee Pierce, M.D., Guest View: From bugs to brains (The Register-Guard, Aug. 15)

Vijayshree Yadav, M.D., Can medical marijuana ease MS symptoms? (Everyday Health, Aug. 8)

Jeffrey Kaye, M.D., OHSU Alzheimer’s researchers use in-home technology to study aging population (KGW, July 30)

Vivek Unni, M.D., Ph.D., Newly discovered role for alpha-synuclein could point to new approaches against Parkinson’s (Genetic Engineering and Biotechnology News, July 29), and UPI, Fierce Biotech, Parkinson’s News Today, Drug Target Review, and OHSU News

Juliette Preston, M.D., Questions raised over efficacy of cutting-edge new migraine drugs (New Atlas, July 10)

Gary Westbrook, M.D., Animal model to help study ‘Brain on Fire’ disease (Technology Networks, July 10) and OHSU News. Also, Short bursts of exercise may prime the brain for learning (Psychology Today, July 7), CNN Health Minute and OHSU News

Douglas Martini, Ph.D., Soccer headgear may not reduce sport-related concussion (Reuters, July 4)

Lia Ernst, M.D., OHSU probes marijuana use among patients with epilepsy (Portland Business Journal, June 28) and OPB (July 1)

Michelle Cameron, M.D., CBD is all the rage among patients. It’s launching their physicians into uncharted territory (STAT, June 27)

Holly Hinson, M.D., Health care lags in treatment of LGBTQ patients (Jefferson Public Exchange, June 21) and OHSU News.

Miranda Lim, M.D., Ph.D., OHSU physician-scientist focuses on a good night’s sleep (OHSU News, Research Week feature, May 13)

Jacob Lindsley, Layton Aging and Alzheimer’s Disease Center, OHSU researchers go beyond standard online chats for dementia study (KATU, May 14)

Dennis Bourdette, M.D., Woman lost hair and became suicidal after taking MS drug: suit (New York Post, May 5)

Dennis Bourdette, M.D., Whistleblowers: Company at heart of 97,000% drug price hike bribed doctors to boost sales (CNN, April 30) and OHSU study offers hope for people with multiple sclerosis (Portland Business Journal, April 18) and coverage in KGW, KATU, New Atlas, Multiple Sclerosis News Today and OHSU News.

Melanie Fried-Oken, Ph.D., New device translates brain activity into speech. Here’s how (National Geographic, April 24)

Jeffrey Kaye, M.D., After the diagnosis: A guide to Alzheimer’s disease (U.S. News & World Report, April 23

Jeff Kaye, M.D.Retired neurologist with Alzheimer's shares importance of early awareness (KATU, March 26)

Gina Purl and Kim Mauer, M.D.How OHSU uses 'rolfing' to reduce pain and opioid use (Portland Business Journal, March 19)

Hiroko Dodge, Ph.D.How to stay sharp in old age (Lifehacker, March 1) and Brain Health: Seniors chat online to stay sharp (Science Magazine, March 20 and OHSU News)

Jeff Kaye, M.D.OHSU expands aging-in-place research to retirement homes (The Scribe, page 7, Feb. 12)

Dennis Bourdette, M.D., and Daniel Hartung, Pharm.D., M.P.H.OHSU/OSU study: Medicare policies generate astronomical out-of-pocket costs for MS patients (Portland Business Journal, Feb. 5), The Lund ReportHealthDayMultiple Sclerosis News Today and OHSU News.

Kim Mauer, M.D.CBD: What is it? Why do people take it? Who regulates it? (KGW, Jan. 31) and Coffee shops are using CBD in their drinks –but is it a good idea? (CookingLight, Feb. 7)

Helmi Lutsep, M.D.Neurologists overwhelmed by stroke calls (Bend Bulletin, Jan. 13)

Rebecca Spain, M.D.Vitamin D: Will ongoing studies provide enough high-quality evidence to assess efficacy in MS? (Multiple Sclerosis Journal, Jan. 4)

Peter Spencer, Ph.D., Link to Alzheimer's seen in nodding syndrome (Science, Dec. 21)

Vijayshree Yadav, M.D., Women in MS seek greater parity in field (Neurology Today, Dec. 20)

Jeff Kaye, M.D., Costly dementia care failing to keep Oregon seniors safe (The Oregonian, Oct. 6) and Participants in dementia prevention research motivated by altruism (Medical Xpress, Oct. 5)

Vijayshree Yadav, M.D., Clinical drug trials show promise in halting progressive brain atrophy of MS patients (KATU, Sept. 11)

Amie Hiller, M.D., Does work stress increase Parkinson's risk? (MedPage Today, Aug. 29)

Allison Lindauer, Ph.D., N.P., Scientists around the world discuss new Alzheimer's research (KDRV, July 25)

Jeffrey Kaye, M.D., Nathaniel Rodrigues, Jennifer Marcoe, and Zach Beattie, Ph.D., A tech test to keep seniors in their homes longer (Wall Street Journal, July 25) and OPB's Think Out Loud (July 31)

Alexandra Dimitrova, M.D., Treating the mind and body: Integrating CAM therapies into neurology practice(Neurology Today, July 5)

Asha Singh, M.D., Sleep apnea: 8 things that make it worse (U.S. News &World Report, July 5)

Raina Croff, Ph.D., OHSU study finds benefits for aging brains (Portland Observer, July 3)

Dennis Bourdette, M.D., Medicare  spent $2 billion for one drug as the manufacturer paid doctors millions (CNN, June 29) and STAT.

Jeffrey Kaye, M.D., Tech  solutions that make life easier for dementia care (AARP, June 25)

Joe Quinn, M.D., How  OHSU could help validate a promising new Parkinson’s therapy (Portland  Business Journal, June 18), The  OregonianKOINKATU and KGW’s Portland  Today.

Chafic Karam, M.D., ALS  Association designates OHSU as ALC-Certified Treatment Center of Excellence (Lund Report, June 13)

Laurie King, Ph.D., P.T., M.C.R., OHSU  researcher nabs $4.6 million to study physical therapy after concussions(Portland Business Journal, June 5), KPTV (June 12), KATU (June 15) and (June 25).

Kim Hutchison, M.D., OHSU doctor: No, racism isn't a side effect of Ambien (KATU, May 30)

Matt Brodsky, M.D., Emerging innovations in Parkinson Disease treatment: Q&A with Dr. Matthew Brodsky(Neurology Advisor, May 30)

Jeff Kaye, M.D., Clues to Parkinson's and Alzheimer's from how you use your computer (Wall Street Journal, May 29)

Tarvez Tucker, M.D., The meaning of a mother's love through a doctor's diary (The Oregonian, May 12)

Asha Singh, M.D., and Derek Lam, M.D., M.P.H., Implanted sleep apnea device promises safer, uninterrupted sleep, doctors say (KATU, May 8)

Asha Singh, M.D., and Derek Lam, M.D. MPH, OHSU docs implant sleep apnea device (KOIN, April 28)

Matt Brodsky, M.D., Neurosurgery in Parkinson disease: A brief history and look forward (Neurology Advisor, April 11)

Ed Neuwelt, M.D., Seunggu Jude Han, M.D., and Mark Woods, Ph.D., Working with the brain's wall (The Lund Report, March 28)

Tshala-Katumbay, Daniel, M.D., Ph.D, Addressing Harmful Dietary Exposures Linked With Neurological Deficits in the Democratic Republic of Congo, last section within article NIEHS and Fogarty Program Support Research to Improve Global Brain Health, (NIH Global Environmental Health Newsletter, February 23)

Raina Croff, Ph.D., Can walking and talking about the past sustain brain health? (The Scribe, February edition)

Matt Brodsky, M.D., and Kim Burchiel, M.D., Rest easy: Asleep deep brain stimulation as effective as awake(Medscape, Feb. 5)

Edward Neuwelt, M.D., This scientist is creating tiny versions of one of neuroscience's most notorious opponents (STAT, Jan. 29)

Dennis Bourdette, M.D., Testing, rigorous research needed for cognition in MS (MedPage Today, Jan. 25)

Fay Horak, Ph.D., The right way to fall (Saturday Evening Post, Jan./Feb. issue)

Joseph Quinn, M.D., Green leafy vegetables linked to slower cognitive decline (Medscape, Jan. 8)

Barry Oken, M.D., Ph.D., Informal caregiving linked to sleep problems (Reuters, Jan. 1)

Wayne Clark, M.D., Stem cells extend stroke treatment window (Ivanhoe Broadcast News, Dec. 18)

Jeffrey Kaye, M.D., and Thomas Riley, Disabled life enhancements (Al Jazeera English, Dec. 16)

Matthew Brodsky, M.D., OHSU study validates deep brain surgery while asleep for Parkinson's patients (Portland Business Journal, Nov. 3)

Hormozd Bozorgchami, M.D., and Stewart Weber, M.D.:

Arthur Vandenbark, Ph.D., Study links MIF, D-DDT molecules to progressive multiple sclerosis development(Multiple Sclerosis News Today, Sept. 22) and OHSU scientists find possible roots of severe form of MS

Dennis Bourdette, M.D., The most respected medical journal in the US just eviscerated a drug that's cost taxpayers over $1 billion (Business Insider, Sept. 12)

Allison Lindauer, Ph.D., N.P., Tigard woman hopes to raise awareness through Alzheimer's walk (Sept. 6, Portland Tribune)

Raina Croff, Ph.D., Black seniors test reminiscing to guard against Alzheimers (Associated Press, July 24) and Black seniors reminisce on a changing Portland in brain health study (OPB, Think Out Loud, Aug. 18)

Rebecca Spain, M.D., Over-the-counter lipoic acid may slow progression of multiple sclerosis, study finds (The Daily Mail, July 5)

Dennis Bourdette, M.D., There's frightening new data on the effects of a blockbuster drug Wall Street loves to hate(Business Insider, June 23)

Joseph Quinn, M.D., and Wojciech Wiszniewski, M.D., Area experts urge caution on consumer genetic tests (The Scribe, June edition)

Jeff Kraakevik, M.D., Mike Wood uses weightlifting to combat Parkinson's disease (La Grande Observer, June 6)

Fay Horak, Ph.D., Exercise slows Parkinson's (Ivanhoe Broadcast News, syndicated to local television news stations nationwide, June 9) and How to fall to your death and live to tell the tale (, June 6)

Hormozd Bozorgchami, M.D., Helistroke: Could helicopters be the future of regional stroke care? and Discriminating ruptured from unruptured aneurysms: It's not just about size (Neurovascular Exchange, May 26)

Dennis Bourdette, M.D., What's the Connection Between Stress and Risk of MS Relapses? (U.S. News &World Report, May 22) and Drug Pricing in MS (MedPage Today)

Eran Klein, M.D., Ph.D., Facebook won't say if it will use your brain activity for advertisements (The Intercept, May 22)

Amie Hiller, M.D., Can Stress Accelerate Progression of Parkinson's Disease? (Neurology Reviews, April 28)

Dennis Bourdette, M.D., Case Report: MS Drug Tied to Listeriosis (MedPage Today, April 12)

Peter Spencer, Ph.D., Natural-born killers: The fruits and veggies that could poison you (CNN, April 10)

Wayne Clark, M.D., Study: New treatment could help stroke patients (The Oregonian, April 6, and KATU, April 10)

Holly Hinson, M.D., Medical Societies, Including the AAN, Move to Address Care of LGBTQI Patients (Neurology Today, April 6)

Dennis Bourdette, M.D., Something weird's going on with the doctors prescribing one of pharma's most controversial blockbuster drugs (Business Insider, March 21, also interviewed on OPB's Think Out Loud on March 28)

Dennis Bourdette, M.D., Medicare spent $650 million on one Mallinckrodt drug: Report (Feb. 14, Portland Business Journal)

Ronald Pfeiffer, M.D., Gut Check: The Role of the Microbiome in Parkinson's Disease (Diagnostics World, Feb. 6)

Peter Spencer, Ph.D., and Valerie Palmer, Ph.D., The enigma of litchi toxicity: an emerging health concern in southern Asia (Commentary, The Lancet, Jan. 30). Coverage picked up by Australian broadcasting and MSN.

Asha Singh, M.D., Jet lag dampens Major League Baseball players’ performance (Reuters, Feb. 1)

Andrew Adey, Ph.D., Researchers Describe Methods for Sequencing Large Numbers of Single Cells (GenomeWeb, Jan. 30)

Fay Horak, Ph.D., Exercise Can Be a Boon to People with Parkinson’s Disease (New York Times, Jan. 23)

Kim Hutchison, M.D., Do Anti-Snoring Gadgets Really Work? (NPR Shots, Jan. 4, and Morning Edition, Jan. 16)