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Neurotherapeutics course offered in Washington, D.C., Feb. 18-21, 2015

The National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke are offering a 3 1/2 day course designed to introduce researchers to the principles of neurotherapeutic drug discovery and development, including the identification of a lead compound and IND enabling studies. The course will also address the unique challenges inherent in developing treatments for nervous system disorders and will address the particular challenges that academic neuroscientists are likely to face in planning and conducting drug discovery research. … Read More

Latest news for HIV vaccines, treatments, and possible cures workshop, Nov. 11

The Cascade AIDS Project and OHSU, in conjunction with the 32nd Annual NHP Models for AIDS Symposium, invites teachers and community members interested in HIV/AIDS to an interactive discussion with world experts on research and care in HIV/AIDS. The workshop, “The Latest News for HIV Vaccines, Treatments, and Possible Cures,” is free and open to the public. Speakers include Tyler TerMeer, executive director, Cascade AIDS Project Nancy Haigwood, Ph.D., AIDS vaccine researcher and director of OHSU’s Oregon National Primate … Read More

Tech Transfer Newsletter: Fall 2014

Check out the latest news in the office of Technology Transfer & Business Development (TTBD) In this issue, we discuss:  An OHSU startup company’s drug that reached FDA approval – Contrave, an anti-obesity drug that is receiving high praises Introducing the OHSU MedTech Alliance – A mechanism for potential investors and industry collaborators to identify OHSU medical technologies Learn more about industry and academic collaborations – What type of agreement is appropriate for you? 2014 TTBD Awards recap … Read More

Oregon Hearing Research Center Seminar, Oct. 31: Karl R. Koehler, Ph.D.

Karl R. Koehler, Ph.D., will give a lecture titled “Modeling Inner Ear Organogenesis with Stem Cells,” sponsored by the Oregon Hearing Research Center. Dr. Koehler is a postdoctoral fellow at Indiana University School of Medicine in the department of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery. His paper, “Generation of inner ear sensory epithelia from pluripotent stem cells in 3D culture,” was published in Nature in 2013. Friday, Oct. 31, 4 p.m., Vollum M1441. You can read more … Read More

People Management for Principal Investigators, Nov. 14 and 15

Every principal investigator wants to build and maintain a lab that attracts and retains outstanding trainees and staff members. Juggling this endeavor with everything else the PI must do – writing papers, teaching, mentoring, gaining and maintaining funding, creating collaborative and productive relationships with other PIs – can be challenging at best. This 1.5-day course, led by Jennifer Crosby-Meurisse and Rachel Dresbeck from the Office of the Senior Vice President for Research, will help you … Read More

OCTRI Research Forum: Mentored career development awards, Nov. 10

Join the Oregon Clinical and Translational Research Institute, OCTRI, in a monthly research forum that addresses all things clinical and translational research. Don’t miss November’s topic: Mentored Career Development Awards Learn about strategies to write a successful mentor career development award and hear about resources available through OCTRI for applicants. Presented by Cindy Morris. Monday, Nov. 10, 2014 12 to 1 p.m. Mackenzie Hall 2201 Topics will be presented in a problem-solution fashion, and anyone … Read More

IRB Brown Bag: VA Update

We began the process of joint PVAMC/OHSU IRB review two years ago. Please join us for an update and some helpful tips on this time-saving process.  Monday, Nov. 17 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. OHSU Hospital, 8th floor auditorium 8B60   Please note, this session is on Monday due to holiday scheduling

Symposium on Genome Instability, Oct. 24

In response to a growing interest in research strategies for the early detection of cancers, Dr. Joe Gray of the Center for Spatial Systems Biomedicine, Dr. R. Stephen Lloyd of the Oregon Institute of Occupational Health Sciences and Dr. Brian Druker of the Knight Cancer Institute are hosting a symposium titled Genomic Instability and Cancer: Early Detection and Novel Therapeutics. The main topic will be early detection of cancer using genomic instability as a marker. Speakers … Read More

Event: What Can Your Genes Tell You?

Please Join Us for the 2014 Portland Series Launch: What Can Your Genes Tell You? Value, validity and implications of direct to consumer genetic testing for personal health data. Co-facilitated by Summer Cox, MPH and Shaban Demirel, PhD. October 21, 2014 5:45 – 7:30 p.m. The Lucky Labrador Pub (all ages) 915 SE Hawthorne Blvd., Portland, OR 97214 $5 General Admission Includes discussion and first glass of wine/beer if 21+ REGISTER at http://www.nwabr.org/communityconversation/portland What are … Read More

TTBD Lunch & Learn: Keeping a Lab Notebook, Oct. 21

A laboratory notebook is critical to document research that may form the basis of a patentable invention. An accurate record can show who made the invention, the contributions of each inventor, and how the invention was made. Senior Technology Development Manager Michele Gunness will lead this seminar to present updates on patent law and best practices to maintain your laboratory notebook to assist your attorney when preparing a patent application and providing support to your … Read More

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