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Research Week 2017: An OB-GYN who crosses borders and pushes boundaries

By Ariane Le Chevallier May 03, 2017
Maria Isabel Rodriguez, M.D., M.P.H., cares for patients at the OHSU Center for Women’s Health and finds satisfaction in supporting women, particularly teens, through important or challenging life events. As with many faculty members at OHSU, her clinical work drives her research.

Research Week 2017: A new approach to permanent birth control for women

By Ariane Le Chevallier May 02, 2017
On any given day, you can find Jeffrey Jensen, M.D., M.P.H., caring for patients, writing NIH grants, teaching medical students or looking at the latest test results in his lab at the Oregon National Primate Research Center. But what gets him up every morning is his commitment to making birth control safer and more effective for women around the world.

Research Week 2017: Why should anyone care about aflatoxins? Communicating the need for basic science around the world

By Amanda Gibbs May 01, 2017
Stephen Lloyd's recent research, published in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, drew upon his expertise as a cancer biologist and focused on a global health problem affecting hundreds of thousands of individuals in Southeast Asia and Sub-Saharan Africa, where a specific class of toxic compounds, called aflatoxins, are commonly found in food sources.

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.

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.
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