Neurologist Daniel Gibbs, M.D., Ph.D., shares what inspired his gift to support Alzheimer’s research at OHSU.
Vivek Unni, MD, PhD, is the inaugural John Hammerstad, MD, Professor of Basic Research of Movement Disorders and the interim director for the Jungers Center for Neurosciences Research. He joined the Department of Neurology and the OHSU Parkinson Center and Movement Disorders Program in 2011. Before coming to OHSU, Unni was an instructor in neurology […]
The best in brain care, powered by discovery The brain is one of the most complex organs in the human body. Containing 100 billion nerve cells that “talk” to each other through 100 trillion connections, it does more than govern our movements and emotions—it literally defines who we are as individuals. That’s why diseases and injuries that strike the […]
Almost two-thirds of Americans living with Alzheimer’s disease are women. There is a myth that the discrepancy is simply due to women living longer than men. But the truth is much more complicated. Now scientists at OHSU have found a key to what might be causing the difference, and they are working to find a […]
Lisa Silbert, MD, heads the neuroimaging core at OHSU and is leading efforts to understand Alzheimer’s disease and related dementias
Multiple sclerosis is an unpredictable disease. The cause is unknown, and people who suffer experience a range of symptoms that come and go over time. Although scientists are making progress on more affordable, effective treatments, the sense of uncertainty when dealing with this disease is hard to ignore. So, when Rebecca Spain, MD, MSPH, received […]