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OHSU Knight Cancer Research Building Ribbon Cutting

September 7, 2018

Today, Nick was honored to attend the ribbon cutting for Oregon Health & Science University’s new Knight Cancer Research Building.

Dr. Brian Druker, the director of the Knight Cancer Institute, has a bold vision to cure cancer as we know it. The research that gets us there will take place in this new facility – as Dr. Druker put it: “the end of cancer begins here.”

Located at OHSU’s South Waterfront campus, construction began in July 2016. In January, Nick joined Dr. Druker at a sneak peak of the facility. It’s a cutting-edge space for scientists, data analysts, and researchers to work collaboratively to find a cure for cancer.

The building was funded through a substantial public-private partnership, including a major donation from Phil Knight. The City of Portland lobbied the State Legislature to contribute $200 million in bonding authority toward the project.

You can read more about the building here.


OHSU Knight Cancer Research Building Video

Construction Time-lapse Video


Knight Cancer Research Building Opens New Era in Cancer Research

Amanda Gibbs in OHSU News


State-Of-The-Art OHSU Knight Cancer Research Center Opens

Molly Harbarger in The Oregonian


Lung, Breast, Colon, Skin, and Brain

Joseph Gallivan in the Portland Tribune


A First Look at the Newly Opened Knight Cancer Research Building

Elizabeth Hayes in the Portland Business Journal