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Jan 20, 2016, 10:00 ET

Roseman University of Health Sciences College of Nursing Launches Nine-Month RN to BSN Program

 The College of Nursing at Roseman University of Health Sciences has expanded its offering of nursing degree programs with the creation of a...

Jan 08, 2016, 11:51 ET
Dr. Franco Scarcella named Chair of the Adventist University of Health Sciences' Nursing Department.

ADU Names Dr. Alicia Franco Scarcella as New Chair of the Department of Nursing

Adventist University of Health Sciences (ADU) has announced Alicia Franco Scarcella, PhD, as the new Chair of the Nursing Department. She will be...

Dec 16, 2015, 08:55 ET
ADU students receive hands-on learning inside one of the program's state-of-the-art labs by Dr. Jennifer Collins, Chair of the Physical Therapy Department.

Adventist University of Health Sciences' Physical Therapy Doctorate Granted Candidacy for Accreditation

 The Commission on Accreditation in Physical Therapy Education has granted candidacy for accreditation to Adventist University of Health...

Dec 15, 2015, 08:00 ET
OHSU Knight Cancer Institute

Cancer Research UK joins OHSU in collaboration to improve early detection of cancer

 Cancer Research UK, one of the largest funders of cancer research globally, and the Knight Cancer Institute at Oregon Health & Science...

Dec 14, 2015, 11:02 ET
ADU's President, Dr. David Greenlaw and Pearson Online Learning Services COO, Todd Hitchcock shake hands as they renew their partnership.

Adventist University of Health Sciences and Pearson Renew Online Education Partnership

Adventist University of Health Sciences (ADU) recently announced a renewal of its online education partnership with Pearson, the world's leading...

Dec 04, 2015, 09:17 ET
OHSU Knight Cancer Institute

New leads in the struggle against a formidable leukemia

 A coordinated push to decrypt a complex form of leukemia is delivering a trove of new drug candidates and treatment ideas, a dozen of which...

Dec 01, 2015, 17:50 ET
Dr. Salim Al-Babili, Principal Investigator and KAUST Associate Professor of Bioscience (PRNewsFoto/KAUST)

Gates Foundation unterstützt KAUST mit 1,5 Mio. US$ für Forschungen zu parasitärem Unkraut in Afrika

  - Der Befall mit "Hexenkraut" verursacht jedes Jahr enorme Ernteverluste - Die Forschung will die Ernährungssicherheit...

Dec 01, 2015, 17:22 ET
Dr. Salim Al-Babili, Principal Investigator and KAUST Associate Professor of Bioscience (PRNewsFoto/KAUST)

La Fondation Bill & Melinda Gates soutient la KAUST avec une aide de 1,5 million $ pour financer la lutte contre une herbe parasite en Afrique

  - Les « herbes des sorcières » causent chaque année d'énormes pertes de rendement. - Ce...

Dec 01, 2015, 15:24 ET
Dr. Salim Al-Babili, Principal Investigator and KAUST Associate Professor of Bioscience (PRNewsFoto/KAUST)

KAUST podrá investigar sobre las hierbas parasitarias en África

- La Fundación Gates apoya a KAUST con 1,5 millones de dólares para la investigación de hierbas parasitarias en...

Dec 01, 2015, 09:15 ET
Dr. Salim Al-Babili, Principal Investigator and KAUST Associate Professor of Bioscience (PRNewsFoto/KAUST)

Gates Foundation Supports KAUST with $1.5 Million for Parasitic Weed Research in Africa

- "Witchweed" infestations cause enormous yield losses each year - Research aims to enhance food security for millions in Africa The...

Nov 19, 2015, 08:54 ET

ADU's Founding President, David Greenlaw, Celebrates 25th Anniversary

 Adventist University of Health Sciences' (ADU) founding President, David Greenlaw, D.Min., celebrates his 25th anniversary as president for...

Oct 23, 2015, 19:46 ET
Doernbecher

OHSU Doernbecher patients design Nike footwear, apparel to benefit Oregon children's hospital

 OHSU Doernbecher Children's Hospital and Nike today unveiled the highly anticipated 2015 Doernbecher Freestyle Collection. An extraordinary...

Oct 21, 2015, 10:59 ET

Roseman University of Health Sciences College of Nursing Awarded $1 Million Grant to Help Veterans Become Professional Nurses

 Roseman University of Health Sciences announced today that the College of Nursing at its Henderson, Nevada campus has been awarded a...

Oct 20, 2015, 10:00 ET

Roseman University College of Medicine One Step Closer to Reality

 The Roseman University of Health Sciences College of Medicine has received notice from the Liaison Committee on Medical...

Oct 05, 2015, 08:31 ET
Mats Grahn, Immunovia CEO

Immunovia, OHSU collaborating on early detection test for pancreatic cancer

 Immunovia AB and the Knight Cancer Institute at Oregon Health & Science University (OHSU) formed a collaboration to confirm, validate and...

Sep 10, 2015, 10:56 ET
"The entire ADU faculty and staff spent a day volunteering at the Community Food and Outreach Center."

Adventist University of Health Sciences Spends a Day Volunteering

 Adventist University of Health Sciences (ADU) partnered with the Community Food and Outreach Center for a full day of volunteer work. Under...

Aug 31, 2015, 10:30 ET

9 Top Researchers Cited by Medicare Say That Proposed Cutback on Amputee Care "Not at All" Based on Science

Nine leading U.S. researchers have sent a joint letter to the U.S. Health and Human Services (HHS) Department stating that they are "extremely...

Jul 21, 2015, 13:54 ET

UCLA Health Hospitals Rank Among Nation's Best In U.S. News Survey

UCLA Health's hospitals in Westwood and Santa Monica have been named to U.S. News and World Report's 2015-2016 Best Hospitals Honor Roll. UCLA,...

Jul 16, 2015, 11:41 ET

ADU Becomes the First U.S. Healthcare University to Offer a Program in Conductive Education

Adventist University of Health Sciences (ADU) has announced a new Bachelor of Science program in Conductive Education (CE) as well as a certificate...

Jul 15, 2015, 13:00 ET
Oregon Health & Science University Logo

OHSU scientists unlock first critical step toward gene therapy treatment for patients with mitochondrial disease

 A study led by Shoukhrat Mitalipov, Ph.D., and Hong Ma, M.D., Ph.D., at the Center for Embryonic Cell and Gene Therapy at Oregon Health &...