Awards and Honors

Save the date: 2015 TTBD awards, Oct. 19

The Technology Transfer & Business Development (TTBD) awards ceremony is an annual celebration that recognizes OHSU community members for their efforts in licensing, sponsored research, patenting, and entrepreneurship. Mark your calendars for the 2015 TTBD awards ceremony. Save the date! Monday, Oct. 19 5 to 8 p.m. Collaborative Life Sciences Building This event will include: Awards and recognition for OHSU innovation and entrepreneurship Reception with complimentary refreshments Remarks from: Daniel Dorsa, senior vice president for research Jeanette Mladenovic, … Read More

Medical Research Foundation of Oregon Awards nominations due Aug. 21

Do you work with an outstanding researcher you’d like to see recognized? Each year, the Medical Research Foundation commends Oregonians who are performing cutting-edge research and who demonstrate outstanding leadership qualities. Awards are available in the following categories: The Discovery Award acknowledges an Oregon investigator who has made significant, original contributions to health‐related research while working in Oregon. This research can be in the basic, clinical or behavioral sciences, or can be research in health care delivery, … Read More

Michael Cohen, Ph.D., named Pew Scholar

Hot off last week’s Industry Spotlight comes more news about Michael Cohen: he has been named to the 2015 class of Pew Scholars. The Pew Scholars are selected each year by the Pew Charitable Trusts–the program supports the research of young investigators who demonstrate exceptional potential in biomedical research.  This important award reflects Cohen’s promise as a researcher and innovator. His research concerns how ADP-ribosyltransferases affect learning, memory, and other brain functions. He is engineering these … Read More

2015 BioScience Innovation Program Awardees

Several years ago, Oregon Health & Science University, with support from the OHSU Foundation, developed the BioScience Innovation Program  to fund proof of concept, technology development and testing of early-stage OHSU technologies. This program, administered by Technology Transfer & Business Development, leverages funds raised through the University Venture Development Fund, an Oregon tax credit program that facilitates the commercialization of university research, entrepreneurial education, and technology transfer initiatives. Together, these funds help fill a critical gap in … Read More

OCTRI announces 2016 Catalyst Award recipients

The Oregon Clinical & Translational Research Institute (OCTRI) is pleased to announce the 2016 Catalyst Award recipients. This grant is designed to support novel, collaborative research initiatives at OHSU.  David Ellison, director of OCTRI, says, “This year, the RFA encouraged proposals to develop novel research methodologies that may have generalizable applications.” Click here to read project abstracts. OCTRI’s Catalyst program receives institutional support from the School of Medicine’s Research Roadmap initiative and the Office of … Read More

International fellowship will help OHSU fight cervical cancer in Ethiopia

Through a multi-disciplinary effort between Charles Thomas, M.D., of the Knight Cancer Institute, and Rahel Nardos, M.D., of the Center for Women’s Health, the Women’s Health Research Unit and the Global Health Center’s Footsteps to Healing initiative, OHSU will have the opportunity to help conquer cervical cancer in Ethiopia. With the help of Thomas and Nardos, Kibrom Hagos, M.D., a radiation oncology resident from Mekelle University in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, has been awarded a 2015 Long-Term … Read More

OHSU faculty honored for leadership, teaching, research and more

At OHSU, the passion we bring to our work leads to discoveries, educational opportunities and patient successes that literally change the world. At the heart of our success are faculty members that bring this devotion, creativity and energy to everything that we stand for. This makes a difference not only in the eyes of other faculty members, but to students and patients as well. It is a great honor to be recognized by fellow faculty … Read More

ThinkFirst Oregon, Ed Neuwelt receive national awards

On May 2, in Washington, D.C., ThinkFirst Oregon was honored by the ThinkFirst National Injury Prevention Foundation with a national Outstanding Community Involvement Award for its innovative community-based injury prevention initiatives. ThinkFirst Oregon was the only program selected for this award from 154 ThinkFirst chapters in the United States and 36 international chapters. The ThinkFirst National selected ThinkFirst Oregon for the competitive award in recognition of its fall prevention seminar series for older adults. The … Read More

OCTRI announces 2015 Biomedical Innovation Program award recipients

The Oregon Clinical & Translational Research Institute (OCTRI) is pleased to announce the funding of three research awards through its Biomedical Innovation Program. The program cultivates and selects promising translational projects that develop new biomedical devices, diagnostics, and software. Via commercialization from academia to the marketplace, the objective is to move innovative technologies to clinical application, and thus to make a meaningful impact on human health. The Biomedical Innovation Program is a collaboration between OCTRI … Read More

OHSU research assistant wins award in BioScapes photography competition

The Olympus BioScapes International Digital Imaging Competition is widely recognized as the world’s foremost showcase for outstanding images and movies of life science subjects captured through light microscopes. Each fall, four individuals widely respected in the fields of microscopy and imaging are invited to select the winners and honorable mentions. Researchers and microscope enthusiasts from about 70 countries submit nearly 2,500 still images and movies to the  competition each year. The beauty, power and importance … Read More

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