Cancer Research

Joe Gray | OHSU Knight Cancer Researcher

As a national leader in translational research, OHSU Knight Cancer Institute is well-known for its ability to turn discoveries into cancer treatments.

Research spotlight

Lisa Coussens

Lisa Coussens, Ph.D., associate director of basic research for OHSU Knight Cancer Institute, was selected to serve as a principal investigator on an international pancreatic cancer Dream Team that joins together world-class institutions to study immune system treatments.

Read more about the pancreatic cancer dream team

Cancer training programs

OHSU Knight Cancer Institute cancer training programs

The OHSU Knight Cancer Institute is strongly committed to education and offers a diverse and outstanding set of oncology training programs. 

Learn more about oncology training programs at OHSU Knight Cancer Institute

Cancer research programs and shared resources

OHSU Knight Cancer Institute cancer research programs

The best new strategies for cancer diagnosis, cancer treatment and control of cancer will come from identifying and understanding the molecular defects present in cancer cells. The OHSU Knight Cancer Institute explores this frontier with a series of innovative research programs that each interface with clinical care.

Learn more about OHSU Knight Cancer Institute research programs