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John Seeley, Ph.D., Richard Farmer, Ph.D., & colleagues received funding for two federal research grants. The funders are the IES/U.S. Department of Education & the National Institute on ...
Genetic Markers for Anorexia Nervosa
ORI senior scientist Andrew W Bergen, Ph.D., contributed to an international study which identified genetic markers related to metabolism and the eating disorder anorexia nervosa.
ORI receives award from SABA
Oregon Research Institute (ORI) has received the 2019 Programmatic Contributions to Behavior Analysis award from the Society for the Advancement of Behavior Analysis (SABA)
Severson Named 2019 SRNT Fellow
Senior Scientist Herb Severson, Ph.D., was recently recognized as a 2019 Fellow by the Society for Research on Nicotine & Tobacco (SRNT).
Tai Ji Quan Reduces Injurious Falls in Elderly
A 6 month Tai Ji Quan program at ORI reduced the incidence of injurious falls among frail elderly by 53% compared to regular exercise.
Van Ryzin receives SPR Early Career Award
Mark Van Ryzin, Ph.D., has received the 2018 John B. Reid Early Career Award from the Society for Prevention Research (SPR).
Biglan Named 2018 SPR Fellow
The Society for Prevention Research (SPR) presented Tony Biglan, Ph.D., with SPR Fellow.
ORI Mourns Passing of Tom Dishion, Ph.D.
ORI joins colleagues worldwide in mourning the recent passing of ORI scientist & prevention science luminary Thomas J. Dishion, Ph.D.
Some Calories More Harmful Than Others
ORI senior scientist Eric Stice, Ph.D contributed to a position paper in Obesity Reviews warning that sugar-sweetened beverages clearly increase risk for chronic diseases.
ORI Loses Long-time Colleague
It is with great sadness that ORI announces the recent passing of esteemed ORI scientist & colleague Dean P. Inman, Ph.D.