Brian Druker has big plans for OHSUs Knight Cancer Institute should the university meet Phil Knights challenge grant and have $1 billion to spend. Decreasing federal funding for research could play into OHSUs plan to lure top scientists to Portland by promising they can work as scientists, not fundraisers. March 2014. (Portland Tribune/Jaime Valdez)

The billion dollar man

Can Brian Druker use Phil Knight’s big bucks to turn OHSU into a top tier cancer research center?