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Xeris Pharmaceuticals, Inc. Announces Dosing of First Patient in...
Xeris Pharmaceuticals, Inc. , a clinical stage, specialty biopharmaceutical company developing novel, non-aqueous formulations of injectable drugs, announced today the dosing of the first subject in a Phase 2 clinical study of the company's stable liquid glucagon in an Insulet Corporation OmniPod infusion pump in patients with type 1 diabetes under ... (more)
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Wed Apr 23, 2014
Providence Milwaukie Foundation adds two physicians to board
Providence Milwaukie Foundation has added two physicians with longtime connections to the hospital to the board for three-year terms: Mari Ricker, M.D., is a board-certified family medicine physician who has served with Providence Medical Group-Milwaukie since 2006.
Mon Apr 21, 2014
Bomb Scare At OHSU Proves False
Police say a bomb scare at Oregon Health & Science University turned out to be false.
Sun Apr 20, 2014
New York Daily News
Police investigating possible pipe bomb at a Portland college
Police responded to the campus at Oregon Health and Science University in Portland Sunday after a report of a suspect with a possible pipe bomb.
Suspect possibly armed with bomb enters OHSU
PORTLAND Parts of Oregon Health & Science University were blocked Sunday after police said a person that may have a pipe bomb was on the hospital premises.
Fri Apr 18, 2014
Former Oregon defensive coordinator Nick Aliotti joins top 10 of PERS recipients: Reaction
Former Oregon defensive coordinator Nick Aliotti will make $247,131.60 per year from his Oregon Public Employee Retirement System pension .
Thu Apr 17, 2014
The Washington Post
Cloning advance using stem cells from human adult reopens ethical questions
Scientists have grown stem cells from adults using cloning techniques for the first time - bringing them closer to developing patient-specific lines of cells that can be used to treat a whole host of ailments, from heart disease to blindness.
Conquering cancer: Knight, Bezos, OHSU, Fred Hutch, UW put Pacific Northwest on the map
Dr. Paul G. Ramsey, CEO of UW Medicine, is among several prominent business and medical leaders involved in finding a cure for cancer.
Salem Health to test allowing patients to see doctors' notes
If you've ever wondered what your doctor is typing or scribbling while you talk, or if you've struggled to remember recommendations or observations your doctor has shared with you during an office visit, you might welcome a health care movement that has reached Salem.
Tue Apr 15, 2014
Mechanical Alternans Is Associated With Mortality in Acute...
From the Whiting School of Engineering, The Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD ; Division of Cardiology, Department of Medicine, The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD ; and Department of Cardiac Electrophysiology, Knight Cardiovascular Institute, Oregon Health & Science University, Portland .
Public Health Burden of Sudden Cardiac Death in the United States [Original Articles]
From the Heart Institute, Cedars-Sinai Medical Center, Los Angeles, CA ; and Knight Cardiovascular Institute , Department of Pathology , and Department of Emergency Medicine , Oregon Health and Science University, Portland.
Inspectors' report cites ways Portland VA Medical Center should improve procedures
Aerial view of the Portland VA Medical Center Hospital on Marquam Hill, left, where it is jammed alongside the Oregon Health & Science University campus Portland's VA Medical Center should improve the way it does some things, including tracking surgical deaths, according to a new report from the Department of Veterans Affairs Office of Healthcare ... (more)
The Daily Beast
WTF Is Up With Measles?If you're vaccinated against...
A recent report in the journal Clinical Infectious Diseases documented a fully vaccinated 22-year-old in New York City, who contracted measles and was contagious, transmitting the disease to 4 of 88 people she was in contact with.
Mon Apr 14, 2014
Nucleic Acids Research
S/MAR sequence confers long-term mitotic stability on non-integrating ...
Integrase-deficient human immunodeficiency virus-1-derived vectors provide a potentially safer approach, but their circular genomes are rapidly lost during cell division.
Thu Apr 10, 2014
Managing Missed Doses Could Improve VTE prevention
Preventing venous thromboembolism in hospitalized patients requires both ordering anticoagulant prophylaxis and ensuring that the drugs are administered to patients-and the latter step doesn't always occur, according to a recent report.
Wed Apr 09, 2014
Beckers ASC Review
6 Gastroenterologists Serving as Editors-in-Chief of GI Journals
Here are six gastroenterologists who serve as editors-in-chief of professional gastroenterology journals.
Drunk Voles Have A Lot To Teach Us About Relationships
Alcohol makes male prairie voles more restless in partnerships and likely to stray, while it makes females want to get closer to their partners.
Tue Apr 08, 2014
Working together, Portland health companies to simplify patient data
The Portland area's most prominent health systems have pledged to provide clinicians with easier access to health care information.
Mon Apr 07, 2014
Two Prairie Voles Walk Into a Bar... Then Scientists Study Alcohol's Effects on Couples Bonding
Prairie voles have long been a lab model for studies of human pair bonding; like people, the animals are socially monogamous, meaning they'll stick with a single partner long term.
Sat Apr 05, 2014
Failed switch halts South Waterfront streetcar service
Portland streetcar service within the South Waterfront area has been suspended because of a failed switch that controls electricity for the system's overhead wires Since the switch malfunctioned Sunday, the streetcar has stopped at the intersection of Southwest Moody Avenue and Southwest Gibbs Street.