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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Study shows promise in repairing damaged myelin

A scientific breakthrough provides new hope for millions of people living with multiple sclerosis. Researchers at Oregon Health & Science University have developed a compound that stimulates repair of the protective sheath ...

Neuroscience

Brain growth inhibited by heavy alcohol use

Heavy use of alcohol among adolescents and young adults is not only dangerous in its own right, but new research in nonhuman primates shows that it can actually slow the rate of growth in developing brains.

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