Oregon Health & Science University

Oregon Health & Science University (OHSU) traces its roots to 1887. OHSU is the only health and medical center in Oregon. OHSU is located in area around Portland, Oregon and has departments in Bio-Engineering, Medicine, Infectious Disease, Pediatrics and receives a large number of National Institutes of Health and other foundation grants for its research. OHSU is a teaching hospital and research center noted for its excellent patient care and educational opportunities.

Address
3181 S.W. Sam Jackson Park Rd. Portland, Oregon 97239-3098
Website
http://www.ohsu.edu/xd/
Wikipedia
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Oregon_Health_and_Science_University

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Medications

Reducing the risk of post-incarceration opioid overdose in women

More than 75 percent of incarcerated women in Oregon's state prison system require treatment for a substance use disorder. Further, according to Elizabeth Needham Waddell, Ph.D., an assistant professor in the OHSU-PSU School ...

Medications

Addiction intervention in hospital is a 'reachable moment'

Patients who meet an addiction medicine consult team while they're in the hospital are twice as likely to participate in treatment for substance use disorder after they go home, according to new research.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

HIV vaccine nears clinical trial following new findings

A promising vaccine that clears an HIV-like virus from monkeys is closer to human testing after a new, weakened version of the vaccine has been shown to provide similar protection as its original version.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Puzzling brain disease could now be better diagnosed, treated

Scientists have developed an animal model that may provide a path toward improving the diagnosis and treatment of the devastating brain disease chronicled in the bestselling autobiography "Brain on Fire." The book, along ...

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