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Start-up with ties to PSU awarded $1.4M from NIH

Portland, Oregon, November 7, 2014 — Elex Biotech, LLC, a biotech firm with ties to Portland State University (PSU), has received a two-year grant for over $1.4 Million from the National Institutes of Health.  The grant will help support development of new drug compounds for the treatment of heart arrhythmias in catecholaminergic polymorphic ventricular tachycardia (CPVT), an often-fatal inherited disorder.

Reclaiming Futures Receives $2M to Pilot Innovative Youth Intervention Program

With a grant from the Conrad N. Hilton Foundation, Reclaiming Futures will develop, implement, and evaluate a program that aims to identify and treat youths who may be on paths to substance abuse.
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Preparing Energy Stars of Engineering and Design

A new interdisciplinary program will provide engineering and architecture students the experience, training, and skills to address issues of energy consumption in the building sector.
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Biology’s go-to Molecules

New faculty member Steve Reichow studies the form and function of membrane proteins, a class of proteins with potentially significant implications for our understanding of physiology and the targeted treatment of disease.
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My Life

Developed at PSU, a program designed to improve life outcomes for foster youth transitioning into adulthood will soon be implemented by university partners in communities in Oregon and beyond.
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Dispatches from Rwanda

Jonathan Fink, Vice President of Research & Strategic Partnerships, travels to Rwanda to meet PSU Professor Evan Thomas who is in the country working on a program to reduce childhood diarrhea and pneumonia.
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Cyber Discovery Camp

PSU hosts teams of high school students and teachers at an interdisciplinary summer camp designed to cultivate cyber citizenship and interest in STEM-related fields.
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PSU undergrads present semiconductor research at TECHCON 2014

Students from Portland State University (PSU) joined the nation’s top semiconductor scholars and industry leaders to share their research at the Semiconductor Research Corporation’s (SRC) 16th annual TECHCON conference held Sept. 7-9 in Austin, Texas.

CityLab: Portland: Hardly 'A Retirement Community for the Young'

Read the original article here in CityLab. 

Portland Tribune: Student designer of alternative car battery wins big clean tech prize

Read the original story in the Portland Tribune's Sustainable Life section here

The Portland Shower didn't make a clean sweep after all.

The project by a trio of Portland State University students didn't place in the PSU Cleantech Challenge, held Monday evening at the Oregon Convention Center.