OHSU, OSU scientists identify a protein that gonorrhea uses to defeat the body’s first line of defense; they now hope to develop a vaccine or antibiotic that disables the protein.
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The OHSU Foundation board announces Matt McNair has been appointed foundation president.
Alex Denes, M.D., discusses the optimal duration of adjuvant endocrine therapy in postmenopausal women with breast cancer.
In an article on how to fix an aching back, Roger Chou, M.D., says, “Lower back pain is one of the most common pain problems for older adults and one of the most frustrating because there are no easy fixes.”
Alexander Hoffman, of Corvallis, Oregon, wins OHSU’s Outstanding Medical Student Award.
Daisuke Yamashita, M.D., shares his experience in providing care following Japan's devastating tsunami as part of a PSU group presentation.
The Lund Report publishes OHSU’s statement on the rollback of racial diversity guidelines for colleges.
Portland Aerial Tram maintenance finishes three weeks ahead of schedule, reopens July 9.
In an article on physicians who receive money from pharma after recommending drugs for approval, Vinay Prasad, M.D., says: “The people who are asked to weigh this evidence impartially often stand to gain tremendously in their further professional careers from a positive relationship with the company.”
In an article that highlights eight things that make sleep apnea worse, Asha Singh, M.D., says, “The main factor that contributes to sleep apnea is obesity."
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