Marina Wolf is our Faculty Member of the Month. She is a Professor of Behavioral Neuroscience at Oregon Health & Science University. In this blog, she talks about what inspired her to pursue a career in neuroscience and what career advice she would...
OHSU NeuroscienceOur faculty member, Dr. Marina Wolf was recently featured by @F1000Prime. Check out the article below to hear more about Dr. Wolf's research, lab environment, and recommendations to early researchers.
Thanks, @hannahtowfiq, for the feature!
OHSU Research Week is a university-wide event that celebrates the excellence of research performed researchers across all schools, centers, institutes and education programs at OHSU.
OHSU NeuroscienceHappy Monday!
What a Monday it is - today is the kick off to OHSU's #ResearchWeek! A student-led week to share research going on across the hill. Check out the schedule here (there are still volunteer slots available, that include a free shirt!)
OHSU study is first to pinpoint a decrease in brain volume, potentially limiting lifetime learning ability.
OHSU Neuroscience🎉Even more cool news: 🎉
Link below for coverage of a recent publication from some of our #ONPRC researchers.
Heavy #alcohol use in adolescence slows brain growth - check out their #MRI paper on the developing brain!
The 2019 Oregon National Primate Research Center Scientific Symposium features keynote speakers and OHSU scientists on panels covering the latest neuroscience advances in four topics: neurodevelopm…
OHSU NeuroscienceMark your calendar! Happening at our west campus on April 4: "Advances in Neuroscience: Behavior, development, and disease" symposium featuring Margaret Livingstone, Natalie Zahr, Dayu Lin, Afonso Silva, and our very own @vinnycosta_phd@DrJodiMcBride
Across mammals, juveniles sleep more than adults, with rapid eye movement (REM) sleep at a lifetime maximum early in life. One function of REM sleep may be to facilitate brain development of complex behaviors. Here, we applied 1 week of early-life...
OHSU NeuroscienceCheck out recent work from Dr. Lim & team about how early-life sleep deprivation influences #social development. They used prairie voles, which show natural pair-bonding & are highly social creatures, to explore the importance of #REM sleep on development
OHSU Neuroscience🥳Congrats to our amazing MD/PhD trainee @MollieMarr, who is so awesome that she received the inaugural "Women In Academic Medicine Health Professional In-training Award!"
Read more about how great she is, from the @ARCSFoundation
Identification of the gene provides hope, as there are currently only a handful of FDA-approved drugs for alcoholism.
OHSU NeuroscienceExciting research coming out of our West Campus! Drs. Cuzon-Carlson, Ford, Grant were part of a team that identified a #GPCR that could be targeted for treatment in #alcohol use disorders.
Stand-up Comedians + Scientists + Beer = Stand-up Science Comedian and science podcaster Shane Mauss presents a show that combines some of the best insights from interviewing 200 scientists to explore our behaviors, traits, and search for...
OHSU NeuroscienceMore #Neuroscience fun! Graduate student Elina Thomas (from the lab of @DrDamienFair) will be presenting some of her dissertation work at a Science-Comedy show on Friday, Nov. 2nd @sirentheaterpdx - details and tickets here