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  • In just over a month, surgeons at OHSU Doernbecher Children's Hospital removed 54 tiny toy magnets from the digestive systems of multiple young patients. Drs. Amy Garcia and Sanjay Krishnaswami explain the need to get these obvious hazards out of reach of our children.

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Oregon Health & Science University
18 hours
  • "I want others to know that people with vision loss are able to do everything that a typically sighted person can do, though they might have to do things differently.”

    OHSU Casey Eye Institute occupational therapist Kathryn Marxen-Simonson is one of very few occupational therapists who specialize in low vision therapy while also having vision impairments themselves.

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Oregon Health & Science University
3 days
  • Did you know that 80% of learning in the first years comes through vision? PDX Parent takes a closer look at the OHSU Casey Eye Institute Elks Children’s Eye Clinic and why it's crucial young kids get their eyesight checked before kindergarten. #NationalChildrensVisionAndLearningMonth

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  • “We are honored to be recognized by the Adult Congenital Heart Association for OHSU’s 30-plus-year history of providing quality care to adult patients who were born with congenital heart defects.” -Dr. Craig Broberg

    There are now more adults living in the U.S. with congenital heart defects than children. The OHSU Knight Cardiovascular Institute is home to Oregon’s only accredited program for adult patients who were born with heart defects.

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  • “Stigma is a huge driver. People don’t think of addiction as something that hospitals should be addressing. Our study pushes back at that.”
    –Dr. Honora Englander

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1 week
  • By kids, for kids.

    Every year, six OHSU Doernbecher Children's Hospital patients are selected to design their own Nike collection through the Doernbecher Freestyle program. Nike donates 100% of profits right back to Doernbecher – and they've raised nearly $24M to date.

    Learn more: http://bit.ly/DBFreestyle_XVI

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  • “As OHSU’s most diverse medical class yet, the OHSU M.D. Class of 2023 will become well-rounded physicians who reflect the diversity and understand the cultural context of all of our patients.” -Sharon Anderson, M.D., dean of the OHSU School of Medicine

    Meet the Class of 2023: http://bit.ly/2GUIVE4

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  • "Here is my hope for the future: that Portland leads the way in finding new cures for cancer. Millions of people like me are counting on it."

    ICYMI: Portland City Commissioner Nick Fish reflects on the two years since his cancer diagnosis: http://bit.ly/2GNIZoY

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  • Researchers in Oregon have engineered a material that replicates human bone tissue with an unprecedented level of precision, from its microscopic crystal structure to its biological activity. They are using it to explore fundamental disease processes, such as the origin of metastatic tumors in bone.

    Learn more about this exciting development: http://bit.ly/2YHiisc

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  • “We believe they are going to be amazing physicians because of where they come from, not despite where they come from, and we say that from the beginning.” - Dr. Erik Brodt

    Learn more about OHSU’s Wy’east Post Baccalaureate Pathway, which aims to increase Native American representation in medicine.

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  • This new technique could open new opportunities to diagnose a specific genetic defect and then potentially rectify it with new gene-editing tools such as CRISPR.

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  • “We know that HPV can cause six types of cancer, and the vaccine can prevent up to 90% of those cancers, so the work these four projects are undertaking is of critical importance to the health of Oregonians.” - Dr. Jackilen Shannon

    The OHSU Knight Cancer Institute's Community Partnership Program is funding four human papilloma virus vaccination-focused projects statewide: http://bit.ly/31aVuCY

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Oregon Health & Science University
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  • “This is the first time that anyone has discovered one of its functions is DNA repair. That’s critical for cell survival, and it appears to be a function that’s lost in Parkinson’s disease.” - Dr. Vivek Unni

    A new study reveals the crucial role of alpha-synuclein protein in DNA repair, making it possible to design new therapies to replace its function or boost it in people with Parkinson's and other neurodegenerative disorders. http://bit.ly/312QwIb

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Oregon Health & Science University
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  • Start spreading the news! "Liza Meownelli" and her owner, Darci, are the newest additions to the animal-assisted therapy teams volunteering here at OHSU! We're loving these photos from their recent visit to the Cardiovascular Intermediate Care Unit. #TBT

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  • "We're all given gifts in this world; the best way to honor and respect those gifts is to use them. I’ve been given this skill set, and I intend to use it for good.” – Dr. Amanda Bruegl

    Dr. Bruegl is working to improve cancer care in Native American communities. She’s part of the world-class team of scientists at the OHSU Knight Cancer Institute who are reshaping cancer research. Read their stories: http://bit.ly/31469z0

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  • We're proud to announce that U.S. News and World Report has ranked OHSU Hospital among the best in the country – and No. 1 in Oregon! These rankings are reflective of the tremendous talent, hard work and dedication of our exceptional faculty and staff.

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  • "What I want my patients to know when they select me as their surgeon and then their oncologist: They have me for their life. Even after treatment or cure of their cancer, if they have any issues, I'm available to help them 24/7."
    –Dr. Sudhir Isharwal

    Meet Dr. Sudhir Isharwal, a urologist oncologist here at OHSU: http://bit.ly/Meet-Dr-Isharwal

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  • Key recommendations include paid parental leave, affordable housing, increasing basic needs resources, and improving the quality and affordability of early care and education.

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  • “If you can turn the tables early on, you can help a child get their life on track.” – Dr. Joel Nigg

    Dr. Nigg, an OHSU professor of psychiatry, is one of the world’s top ADHD researchers. He will lead OHSU’s new Center for ADHD Research, which will aim to understand the different causes and influences of ADHD, find ways to detect it better and earlier, and develop more effective treatments. Learn more: http://bit.ly/2LJSGce

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  • "Patients can work again, they can find meaningful ways to spend their lives. They can travel, they can spend more time with their families. These are things that even I take for granted. It’s tremendously rewarding to see these changes.”
    –Dr. Joseph Lockridge, a transplant nephrologist at OHSU

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  • "It's one of those things where it's too good to be true – and beyond that, they could be harmful. That's a really big concern."
    –OHSU dietitian Carol DeFrancesco (via KGW-TV)

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  • The OHSU Kidney Transplant program began in 1959 when 12-year-old Charlotte Hamilton donated a kidney to her twin sister, Charlene – marking the 18th kidney transplant to take place in the world.

    On Saturday, we celebrated 60 years of transplantation (including more than 5,000 kidney transplants) at our annual OHSU Transplant Picnic. KATU News

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  • “In 2018, before our Heart Transplant Program was temporarily deactivated, the one-year survival rate for patients who received heart transplants at OHSU was 100%. In other words, our Heart Transplant Program exceeded national benchmarks in providing safe, high-quality care.”

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  • Please join us in congratulating Major Stephen Wilcox, an intensive care nurse with the Army Military Civilian Trauma Team Training program at OHSU, on his promotion from the rank of Captain to Major this week.

    Inspired by national efforts to stop preventable deaths such as bleeding out in people with traumatic injuries, the program promotes a two-way exchange of ideas and expertise and can help both military and civilian trauma centers improve outcomes for patients. OHSU is one of just two U.S. hospitals to participate in the program.

    Learn more about the partnership: http://bit.ly/2XQI81u

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  • “We are here to celebrate an important community collaboration – the opening of a facility on the forefront of the fight for public health. We are grateful that OHSU was able to play a part.”

    OHSU President Dr. Danny Jacobs delivered remarks at the recent opening of the Blackburn Center, an integrated health clinic and respite-care transitional housing facility. Thank you Central City Concern for inviting us to join in the celebration.

    Learn more about the Blackburn Center via KOIN 6: http://bit.ly/2XSBo2V

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