A team led by Luiz Bertassoni, D.D.S., Ph.D., engineers a material that replicates human bone tissue with an unprecedented level of precision to explore the origin of metastatic tumors in bone, treatment for bone injuries.
OHSU in the news
UO and OHSU announce new funding for collaborative research teams.
OHSU is a partner in the Oregon Enterprise Blockchain Venture Studio, which is helping six companies develop blockchain technology-related products and service.
In a patient essay describing her experience with eczema, Jon Hanifin, M.D., describes how to best hydrate skin with eczema: “I always recommend something you have to scoop out. Lotions are mostly around 60% alcohol and water and you don’t want to put that on dry skin.”
In a KGW-TV story exploring claims that mental illness contributed to recent mass shootings, Ajit Jetmalani, M.D., says: “The risk, because we don't understand the problem fully, is to come up with a solution that is inadequate. And people who do have mental illness associated with this horrific notion of mass shootings will then be less likely to seek care or identify they have a mental illness themselves.”
Research co-authored by Michelle van Ryn, Ph.D, M.P.H., suggests early exposure to people with different sexual orientations and more vigilance against bias in medical schools could help improve doctor-patient relationships.
A study co-led by Sancy Leachman, M.D., Ph.D., finds that genetic testing motivates behavioral changes in families with risks of developing melanoma.
Ben Hoffman, M.D. comments on the use of inflatable “water wings” to prevent infant drowning. He says: “They’re toys. And you can’t trust a toy to save a child.”
Frederick Tibayan, M.D., comments on the impact and process of organ donation.
Peter Barr-Gillespie, Ph.D., is named a board member of the Oregon Bioscience Association.
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