Faculty Research

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As the state's only academic health center, OHSU's breakthrough research leads to new cures, new standards of care, and a better understanding of the basic science that drives biomedical discovery. OHSU researchers are exploring new basic, clinical, and applied research frontiers. Read about research at OHSU

Interested in Cancer Clinical Trials? OHSU Knight Cancer Institute takes part in hundreds of clinical trials, learn more about participating in a clinical trial.

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The talents and resources of hundreds of individuals, institutions, and industries must be combined to achieve successful diagnosis and treatment of cancer and other diseases.

To help ensure success in the diagnosis and treatment of cancers and diseases, we have developed ongoing relationships with the following institutions:

This collaboration between institutions allows our team to be amongst the first to access any newly researched technologies.

This gives our team a unique opportunity to devise applications for improving the diagnosing of cancers and developing innovative therapeutic treatments. So when you enter our facilities, you can rest assured that the very best minds and machines are devoted to your care.

As part of a teaching institution, the Department of Radiation Medicine's faculty and staff will give presentations both within the department and around the world sharing their knowledge with others studying the field of medicine. Review the department's academic meetings presentations here  

In the news: Radiation Medicine

May 7, 2020

Kiri Cook, M.D. has been appointed at Director of Clinical Research in the Department of Radiation Medicine.  In her role, Dr. Kahn will oversee the clinical research operations of the department. Dr. Cook's research interests focus on analyzing and improving the patient’s experience during treatment.  She has particular interests in patient-reported outcomes research, patient education, and supportive care.

March 2, 2020

The ASTRO Annual Meeting is the world's most important meeting for the radiation oncology community, with more than 11,000 people attending each year. The faculty, residents, staff and collaborators of the Department of Radiation Medicine have over 25 submissions to the 62nd Annual Meeting.

April 21, 2020

The Russian Society of Clinical Oncology (RUSSCO) has written practical recommendations of the Russian Society of Clinical Oncology for the provision of cancer care in the context of the COVID-19 pandemic. These recommendations were created due to the need for cancer care in a pandemic and the maximum protection of patients and medical personnel. Timur Mitin, M.D., Ph.D., associate professor and medical director of the Tuality OHSU Cancer Center, took part in writing and discussing these recommendations.