Two basic science departments to join

SoM leverages expertise, technology and fresh investment to form new, expanded department

Dean Sharon Anderson approved a proposal to combine two basic science departments in the OHSU School of Medicine to form a new, expanded department starting July 1.

The Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology and the Department of Physiology and Pharmacology will join together to leverage faculty specialties and technology. Read more.

Members of the Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology and the Department of Physiology and Pharmacology

Highlighted publication: Shyng Lab

Cryo-EM technology helps elucidate KATP channel pharmacology, with implications for drug development, read more.

Congratulations to the Shyng lab on their recently published paper winning the SOM paper of the month.
"Mechanism of pharmacochaperoning in a mammalian KATP channel revealed by cryo-EM"