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FIND video coaching
Posted: 09/12/2019
Scientists at the University of Oregon are working to establish a new model for the study and prevention of childhood stress-related diseases.Two recent studies, done under the direction of Philip Fisher of the UO Center for Translational Neuroscience, approach this from different angles. One...
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Posted: 09/12/2019
Dr. Jennifer Pfeifer discusses myths and misconceptions about adolescence. Adolescence can be complicated, but there are some stereotypes about it that can create misunderstandings. Understanding adolescent brain and social development can help us promote healthy outcomes for all. 
Woman and baby
Posted: 09/12/2019
What if children could get a test at the doctor’s office that would tell them if stress experienced in their early lives is putting themselves at high risk of poor health and early death? And what if the results of that test could tell them exactly what treatment would help?
Opioid pill bottles
Posted: 09/12/2019
A new $10.1 million grant will allow researchers at the University of Oregon and Oregon Health & Science University to help address the opioid abuse epidemic in Oregon and across the U.S.
Crowd holding up cell phones
Posted: 09/12/2019
Every Wednesday afternoon, an alert flashes on the cellphones of about 50 teenagers in New York and Pennsylvania. Its questions are blunt: "In the past week, how often have you thought of killing yourself?" "Did you make a plan to kill yourself?" "Did you make an attempt to kill yourself?"
Scientists in a workshop
Posted: 09/12/2019
The Center for Translational Neuroscience's third annual National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowship Program workshop is open and free for all students who are eligible and intend to apply.
Stand Up Meeting
Posted: 09/12/2019
“Turns out there was a project meeting every week I didn’t need!” “I turn work around in two or three days instead of in two weeks.” “There’s ten more hours in my week I have free for work that I was spending in meetings.”
Nick Allen
Posted: 09/12/2019
Ksana Health, a digital mental health company that grew out of research conducted by UO psychology professor Nick Allen, has received a boost from in the form of a Venture Launch Grant.The grant is awarded by the Office of the Vice President for Research and Innovation. It was recently revived...

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