Opioid overdose risk 10 times greater for those recently released from prison, research shows

People recently released from prison in Oregon face a risk for opioid overdose 10 times greater than the general public, according to a new study led by an Oregon State University College of Pharmacy scientist.

Two anticonvulsants prescribed for pain only ‘modestly effective’ and not without risk, study shows

PORTLAND, Oregon – A study by Oregon State University College of Pharmacy researchers suggests that two anticonvulsants often prescribed for chronic pain are only “modestly effective” at pain management and can create an unfavorable risk/reward situation for patients.

Oregon State researchers develop new, heat-efficient nanoparticles for treating cancer

PORTLAND, Ore. – Oregon State University scientists have invented a way to make magnetic nanoparticles that get hotter than any previous nanoparticle, improving their cancer fighting ability.

Oregon State University enrollment reaches a new record, eclipsing 35,000

Oregon State University’s fall 2022 enrollment has again reached a record, topping 35,000, driven by a continuing rise in enrollment among students of color, a record class of first-year students, soaring enrollment from out-of-state students and demand for the university’s online education program.

Oregon State researchers take key step toward improving treatment of cystic fibrosis

PORTLAND, Oregon – Researchers at Oregon State University and Oregon Health & Science University have taken a key step toward improving and lengthening the lives of cystic fibrosis patients, who experience chronically clogged airways and a dramatically shortened life expectancy.

Oregon State research reveals how key diabetes drug is made in nature

CORVALLIS, Ore. – Research by Oregon State University has explained how an important type 2 diabetes drug is made in nature, opening the door to improvements in manufacturing through biotechnology.

Oregon State research sheds light on why not all obese patients develop type 2 diabetes

PORTLAND, Ore. – Researchers at Oregon State University have invented a new analytical method that sheds light on an enduring mystery regarding type 2 diabetes: Why some obese patients develop the disease and others don’t.

Oregon State University research finds solution to common surgical problem of nerve damage

PORTLAND, Ore. – A research collaboration including scientists from Oregon State University has developed a new technology to help surgeons know where a patient’s nerves are, lessening the chance of nerve damage.

OSU Board of Trustees to meet May 20, determine presidential finalists

The Oregon State University Board of Trustees will meet at 2 p.m. on Friday, May 20 to consider candidates to be interviewed as finalists to serve as OSU’s next president.

Oregon State University research pushes closer to new therapy for pancreatic cancer

PORTLAND, Ore. – Research by Oregon State University has uncovered a potential new therapy for pancreatic cancer, whose survival rate is among the lowest of all malignancies.

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