SoM News September 2013

Dean's Message

Dean Mark Richardson

There's been much to celebrate this month at OHSU. And the momentum keeps building. Why? Because we have the expertise, tenacity and collaborative spirit required to change the landscape of health. This is a sentiment that President Joe Robertson shared at a recent press conference associated with Phil and Penny Knight's $500 million philanthropic challenge. I'd like to share those remarks with you this month.
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A promising AIDS vaccine candidate
Louis Picker Lab receives worldwide attention with its recent findings.
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Meet the new Swindells Family Scholars
Medical students have distinguished histories and strong connections to Oregon. Full story »
Marquam Hill Lecture Series kicks off in October
From disease origins to health care reform, this year's series is spectacular.
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ARCS Foundation names new scholars
Graduate students represent the future of science in Oregon and beyond. Full story »

Paper of the Month

paper92713This month's featured paper is from a team led by Nabil Alkayed, M.D., Ph.D. It is titled, "Role of soluble epoxide hydrolase in exacerbation of stroke by streptozotocin-induced type 1 diabetes mellitus." The investigation was a collaborative study between the labs of Dr. Alkayed, Dr. Daniel Marks and Dr. Robert Shangraw.

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Friend to the World and a Friend of Ours
Charles Milton Grossman,M.D.'s medical career encompassed cases such as the first use of penicillin in the United States on March 14, 1942, mushroom poisoning, and blood work leading to patents on an early dialysis machine.
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New Faculty

A warm welcome to our new faculty members!