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Jun 28, 2017, 17:20 ET Health insurance expansion linked to fewer sudden cardiac arrests

The incidence of sudden cardiac arrest, an often deadly loss of heart function, declined significantly among previously uninsured adults who acquired ...


Mar 15, 2017, 17:38 ET Care received at end of life varies drastically by state

People with serious illness or frailty in Oregon are more likely to have their end-of-life care wishes honored, and, consequently, less likely to be...


Mar 09, 2017, 13:31 ET Researchers hone in on when, where Zika virus attacks

The Zika virus attacks tissues in the nervous system, male and female reproductive and urinary tracts, muscles, joints and lymph nodes, and persists...


Oct 10, 2016, 01:18 ET Doernbecher researchers awarded more than $9 million to fight Fanconi anemia

Fanconi anemia is a severe and frequently fatal genetic disease that causes birth defects, bone marrow failure and increased risk of cancer. Despite...


Mar 21, 2016, 12:00 ET Giving antibodies to infant macaques exposed to an HIV-like virus could clear the infection

Scientists at the Oregon National Primate Research Center today revealed that infant rhesus macaques treated with antibodies within 24 hours of being ...


Mar 07, 2016, 03:20 ET Nanotechnology expert selected to lead OHSU's large-scale early cancer detection initiative

A scientific innovator, whose achievements range from developing diagnostic biochips to creating nanoscale cancer-fighting "smart bullets" that...


Dec 15, 2015, 08:00 ET 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 University, a...


Dec 04, 2015, 09:17 ET 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 will be...


Oct 23, 2015, 07:46 ET 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 05, 2015, 08:31 ET 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...


Jul 15, 2015, 01:00 ET 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 & Science...


Jun 25, 2015, 09:00 ET OHSU sets fundraising record by meeting $1 billion challenge from Nike co-founder and wife

Oregon Health & Science University today announced it met Nike co-founder Phil Knight and his wife Penny's $1 billion challenge by raising $500...


May 07, 2015, 11:00 ET First-of-its-kind West Nile virus vaccine now in Phase I clinical trials

A novel investigational West Nile virus vaccine discovered and developed by scientists at the Oregon National Primate Research Center at Oregon...


Apr 24, 2015, 04:01 ET Researchers find alarming rise in cost of MS drugs over past two decades

A new study shows an "alarming rise" over the last 20 years in the costs of drugs used to slow the progression of multiple sclerosis or reduce the...


Apr 20, 2015, 05:03 ET Study shows new technology may improve management of leading causes of blindness

Research published today in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences (PNAS) demonstrates that technology invented by researchers at Oregon ...


Feb 02, 2015, 09:00 ET Research uncovers potential therapy to prevent arrhythmias, sudden cardiac death after heart attack

A therapy currently under development for spinal cord injuries has been shown to stimulate nerve regeneration in the heart and provide resistance to...


Jul 28, 2014, 01:00 ET OHSU Knight Cancer Challenge attracts $100 million gift

Oregon Health & Science University's Knight Cancer Institute has received a $100 million gift to fuel its ambitious vision to stop cancer in its...