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Genomics: The Slow Revolution

OPB |Jan. 12, 2015 12:06 p.m.

MONDAY: Many of the predictions of personalized medicine have fallen flat since the human genome was sequenced in 2003. Are we really on the dawn of a new era in health care?

New Study Testing Brain Injury Drug Casts A Wide Net

OPB |Nov. 06, 2014 12:45 p.m.

WEDNESDAY: Oregon Health & Science University will lead a new study aiming to improve outcomes for victims of traumatic brain injury. Anybody is a potential subject, unless they opt out.

Program Helps Patients Communicate Their End-of-Life Wishes

OPB |June 11, 2014 12:45 p.m.

WEDNESDAY: The Physician Orders for Life-Sustaining Treatment program helps patients design a plan for their end-of-life care.

OHSU Scientist Pushes Forward With Stem Cell Research

OPB |May 22, 2014 12:06 p.m.

THURSDAY: Shoukhrat Mitalipov is one of the world's leading researchers on embryonic stem cells.

OHSU Study Finds Inconsistencies In Clinical Trials Results

OPB |April 07, 2014 12:25 p.m.

MONDAY: A recent OHSU study found that raw data from trials differs from what's reported to medical professionals.

OHSU Explains 10 Accidental Primate Deaths

OPB |Feb. 12, 2014 12:30 p.m.

WEDNESDAY: Oregon Health and Science University is taking heat from a national animal rights group for four incidents that resulted in the deaths of research primates.

OHSU Discovers Possible Treatment For Chemo-Induced Fatigue

OPB |Dec. 18, 2013 12:45 p.m.

WEDNESDAY: A recent study suggests a brain protein that regulates sleep and wakefulness could help reverse fatigue brought on by chemotherapy.

Brian Druker Talks About A Billion Research Dollars

OPB |Sept. 25, 2013 12:40 p.m.

We'll talk with cancer researcher Brian Druker about the surprise half billion dollar challenge from philanthropists Phil Knight and his wife Penny.

New Guidelines for Treating Oregon Health Plan Cancer Patients

Aug. 14, 2013 12:06 p.m.

We'll discuss the new guidelines adopted by the Health Evidence Review Commission that affect cancer patients on the Oregon Health Plan.

OHSU Researcher Criticizes Drug Prices

April 29, 2013 12:35 p.m.

OHSU oncologist Brian Druker says cancer drugs are too expensive and are hurting the health care system.

End of Life Decisions

Jan. 06, 2012 9:06 a.m.

A new study looks at Oregon's registry for people who have made decisions ahead of time about what kind of medical treatment they want at the end of their lives.

Nursing Instructor Shortage

Aug. 31, 2011 9:20 a.m.

Oregon is in line with the national trend threatening the nursing profession — a lack of instructors qualified to train new nurses. Will it affect patients?

Midwifery Controversy

July 27, 2010 9 a.m.

Should a woman be able to use a midwife for the delivery of a baby if she has previously had a caesarian or if she is delivering a twin or breech baby?

New Genetic Therapy

Sept. 01, 2009 9 a.m.

Should people be able to make genetic alternations for generations to come?

Oregon Ventures

Oct. 30, 2008 midnight

How does the current economic situation affect venture capital investment in Oregon?

Mind the Cap

Sept. 29, 2008 midnight

How medical liability affecting both the price and the availability of health care around the state?

Living with a Brain Tumor

May 26, 2008 midnight

Do you know someone who was diagnosed with brain cancer?

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