The New York Times December 2 “Science” section featured the work of Lynn Sakai, Ph.D., Senior Investigator at the Portland Shriners Research Center and Professor of Biochemistry & Molecular Biology, OHSU. Dr. Sakai and her colleagues have been studying the use of fibrillin-1 levels–the protein associated with Marfan syndrome–as a blood test for aortic ruptures. Read the Times feature here.
Archive for 2013
Do you want to learn how to complete mutual agreements for research collaborations? Do you want to make the process quicker, more efficient, and virtually painless? OHSU’s office of Technology Transfer & Business Development (TTBD) will show you the various types of research agreements to help you save time and effort. Come join this lunch time presentation on “How to make the transfer of materials (virtually) painless” on December 5, 2013 in Mackenzie Hall 2201, … Read More
Two OHSU faculty members, Bradley Tebo, Ph.D., and Caroline Enns, Ph.D., have been elected Fellows of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS). Drs. Tebo and Enns are among 388 newly-elected Fellows who were recognized by their peers for their efforts to advance science or its applications. Dr. Tebo, associate director and professor at OHSU’s Institute of Environmental Health and head of the Division of Enrionmental and Biomolecular Systems, was elected as an … Read More
The Portland Area Geriatrics Seminar Series’ next installment, Alzheimer’s Disease: An Emerging Public Health Concern, has three objectives: to increase familiarity with data driven public health in the context of caregiving and dementia, to increase awareness of the 2012 State Plan for Alzheimer’s Disease and Related Dementias in Oregon, and to increase awareness of potential public health activities related to Alzheimer’s disease and other dementias. Seminar presenters Jon Bartholomew, public policy director, Alzheimer’s Association Oregon … Read More
Are you writing a career development award or planning to in the future? Join us for December’s HIP Buffet seminar for a review of the sections of an NIH K award and tips for writing a successful grant application. The seminar will be held Tuesday, December 10, from 12 to 1 p.m. in Mackenzie Hall 1116, presented by Cynthia Morris, Ph.D, MPH, professor and vice chair of Medical Informatics and Clinical Epidemiology and professor of Medicine … Read More
OHSU’s electronic clinical research information system, eCRIS, has new functionality available. Look for the following features: Active studies with industry funding can generate invoices and display payment data from Oracle Grants Accounting (OGA). The Create Invoice button is available on the budget workspace for active studies. Invoices are created based on the information contained in the payment terms smartform. Automatic payments, or those paid to OHSU without having to create and send an invoice, can … Read More
The OHSU School of Dentistry Dean’s Seminar Series welcomes Kenneth M. Hargreaves, D.D.S., Ph.D., professor and chair of the Department of Endodontics at the University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, for a lecture on Monday, Dec. 2 at 4:30 p.m. in School of Dentistry room 220/225. A reception will be held at 4 p.m. in the 2nd Floor Atrium. Dr. Hargreaves will be delivering a talk entitled, “Iron in the Fire: The Role of Endogenous … Read More
The Sponsored Projects Administration and Research Grants and Contracts offices will be closed on November 28 and November 29 due to the Thanksgiving holiday. Please plan accordingly.
The OHSU Center for Women’s Health Circle of Giving is now accepting submissions for its 2014 Women’s Health Research Funding Opportunity. Circle of Giving funding is intended to support new or established investigators interested in developing innovative directions in women’s health research. Applications will be accepted from OHSU faculty at the rank of lecturer, assistant, associate or full professor. The Circle expects to award $125,000 to support one project for one year. This Circle of … Read More
OCTRI KL2 Program Request for Applications The Oregon Clinical and Translational Research Institute (OCTRI) KL2 supports research training and career development of clinical and translational investigators to conduct interdisciplinary research with scientists from diverse disciplines. In addition to salary support and funds for research activities, scholars are able to utilize additional support services through OCTRI and the Human Investigations Program. The OCTRI KL2 program is funded through NIH. Letter of Intent Deadline: January 13, 2014 … Read More