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How do parent-child interactions, genes, and early prevention efforts affect teen substance use?

In a new grant, Research Scientist Erika Westling, Ph.D., and colleagues at Arizona State University will examine this question using data from participants (now young adults) when they were children.

Categories: New Grant Award

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Scientists funded to study sleep duration & depression in youth

Senior Scientist Lisa B. Sheeber, Ph.D., and colleagues at the University of Oregon have been funded to study the effect of sleep duration and timing on reward- and stress-related brain function.

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Welcome Drs Torkelson-Trout & Huscroft-D'Angelo

New ORI scientists Alexandra Torkelson-Trout, Ph.D., & Jacqueline Huscroft-D'Angelo, Ph.D., have joined ORI. We were pleased to host them in person when they visited in June.

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ORI Senior Scientist Ed Feil, Ph.D. shares information on First Step Next

ORI Senior Scientist Ed Feil, Ph.D. shares information on First Step Next, a school and home intervention program that redirects focus from negative behavior to more positive behavior.

Categories: ORI in the news

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Using Smart Speakers To Teach Positive Parenting

ORI research scientists were recently funded to use smart speaker technology to provide caregivers the parenting tools and skills they need to support youth with challenging behaviors.

Categories: New Grant Award

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Prediction of Nicotine Metabolism and Consumption

ORI scientist Andrew Bergen PhD and colleagues have demonstrated the ability to predict the nicotine biomarkers of cigarette smokers of multiple ethnicities using statistical and machine learning.

Categories: Press Releases

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ORI Investigators Funded to Promote Community Treatment of Maternal Depression

Investigators are partnering with Head Start agencies to deliver a highly effective treatment for maternal depression and healthy child behavior in Oregon, Idaho & Washington.

Categories: New Grant Award

Type: News

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Promoting Social & Emotional Learning in Children

ORI joins multi-site research study to promote social, emotional learning in children. Strong social and emotional skills are essential to student success in both academics and life.

Categories: New Grant Award

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ORI Mourns Passing of Charles Turner, Ph.D.

It is with great sadness that ORI mourns the loss of Senior Scientist Charles W. Turner, who passed away on Friday, August 21.

Categories: Event at ORI

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ORI Statement on Black Lives Matter and Anti-Racism

At Oregon Research Institute, we stand together with the Black community against racism in all forms, racial injustice, and racial discrimination. The recent wave of protests and demonstrations in the

Categories: Press Releases

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