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Kidney cancer discovery could expand treatment options

June 08, 2011
OHSU Knight Cancer Institute study uncovers role of gene in renal cancers that don’t respond to current therapies but could be helped by existing FDA-approved drug. Oregon Health & Science University Knight Cancer Institute researchers uncovered a ...
Letting the evidence speak

Letting the evidence speak

May 19, 2011
A woman whose mother died of breast cancer is concerned about her risks of developing the disease. She reads about drugs that can be taken for primary breast cancer prevention, and visits her primary care provider to ask for advice. Clinicians look to ...
Paper of the Month: The Structure of Lombricine Kinase

Paper of the Month: The Structure of Lombricine Kinase

May 17, 2011
This month's featured paper is from the Journal of Biological Chemistry, and is titled “The Structure of Lombricine Kinase: Implications for phosphagen kinase conformational changes.” This research was conducted as part of an investigative ...
Five faculty scientists honored at VA Research Day 2011

Five faculty scientists honored at VA Research Day 2011

May 13, 2011
The week of May 2 was National Veterans Affairs Research Week 2011. In Portland, the week culminated with a presentation of recent research results from five VA/School of Medicine faculty members. Michael Davey, MD, PhD, Associate Chief of Staff for ...
Dr. Roselli and research team featured in Endocrine News

Dr. Roselli and research team featured in Endocrine News

May 12, 2011
The Department of Physiology & Pharmacology’s Charles Roselli, PhD, and team of researchers were recently featured in the May edition of Endocrine News. The article, titled “Testosterone affects brains and genitals in different timeframes,” explains ...
Dr. Barker co-authors study finding treatment for rare lung disease

Dr. Barker co-authors study finding treatment for rare lung disease

April 11, 2011
Alan Barker, MD, Professor, Department of Medicine, has co-authored an international study that revealed a drug approved to prevent rejection in organ transplant patients helped treat a rare lung disease in women. The life-threatening disease has no ...
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