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Giving the gift of time

By Kristyna Wentz-Graff April 25, 2017
More than 1,400 individuals currently volunteer their time in support of OHSU’s health care, education and research missions.

April 25: Go behind-the-scenes with Doernbecher Freestyle during Design Week Portland

By Tracy Brawley April 21, 2017
The Doernbecher Children’s Hospital Foundation and Nike will present “Doernbecher Freestyle: Designing for Kicks” a Design Week Portland panel discussion that will reunite Doernbecher patient-designers with their Nike design teams to talk about how they worked together toward a common goal: helping kids.

Study: Tiny bubbles, ultrasound could prevent amputations

By Ariane Le Chevallier April 17, 2017
A study published in the journal Circulation shows that injecting microbubbles into the blood streams of mice and human subjects and then performing an ultrasound on a leg can increase blood flow, which could promote healing and save limbs from amputation.

Subtle symptoms add up to big problem

By Erik Robinson April 05, 2017
Elizabeth Whispell maintains an active lifestyle, so she didn’t give much thought to what seemed to be subtle changes in her appearance. It wasn’t until later that she learned she actually had a rare pituitary disorder – a condition serious enough that it ultimately required brain surgery by specialists at OHSU in Portland.

Taking on the opioid epidemic in Oregon

By Erik Robinson April 03, 2017
OHSU doctors and scientists working to address the opioid epidemic which has claimed thousands of lives and resulted in a doubling of the number of people who reported heroin addiction in a single decade, from 2003 to 2013.
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