MedTech Alliance one-year anniversary showcase, Nov. 4

OHSU will be hosting its third MedTech Alliance program meeting on Wednesday, Nov. 4, marking the one-year anniversary of the program’s launch. The meeting will include highlighted inventor and partner speakers as well as a poster session. The MedTech Alliance program is a platform for investors, industry representatives, and community partners to stay up to date on early-stage collaboration and investment opportunities at OHSU. The goal of the MedTech Alliance is to facilitate collaborations and … Read More

2015 Tanabe Address: Juan Enriquez, Nov. 4

“We are the primary drivers of change. We will directly and indirectly determine what lives, what dies, where, and when. We are in a different phase of evolution; the future of life is now in our hands.” Join futurist Juan Enriquez as he conducts a sweeping tour of how humans are changing the course of evolution—sometimes intentionally, sometimes not. Juan Enriquez: Evolving Ourselves Wednesday, Nov. 4, 2015 7 p.m. Newmark Theater 1111 SW Broadway in … Read More

OCTRI Design Studio: Get feedback on your project from senior faculty

Are you submitting a career development K award? Or your first R01? A similar major grant? The Oregon Clinical and Translational Research Institute has an opportunity for basic and clinical scientists to present their research and get constructive feedback from OHSU scientists to improve their chances of success. The OCTRI Design Studio has helped many OHSU researchers improve their aims and identify important areas of improvement before submitting awards. The Design Studio has openings at … Read More

National Postdoctoral Appreciation Week, Sept. 21-25

In honor of the sixth annual National Postdoctoral Appreciation Week, Sept. 21 to 25, 2015, OHSU will host a week’s worth of events in recognition of its 294 postdoctoral scholars. OHSU joins nearly 100 institutions in the U.S. and Canada in holding activities that honor postdocs and recognize the contributions they make to research and development. This year marks the first time OHSU will celebrate National Postdoctoral Appreciation Week, recognizing the vital contributions its postdoctoral … Read More

IRB brown bag special series: eIRB Upgrade demo, Sept. 24

eIRB Upgrade demo Presented by David Holmgren, IRB manager Thursday, Sept. 24 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. OHSU Hospital, 8th floor auditorium Are you involved with human subjects research? Come to the eIRB Upgrade demo! During this brown bag we will be giving an overall demonstration of the new eIRB system. You can see a quick overview of the differences and the initial applications, a presentation on modifications and CRQs and the new Reportable New … Read More

Register now for the 2015 TTBD awards, Oct. 19

The office of Technology Transfer & Business Development invites the OHSU community to attend the 2015 TTBD Awards Ceremony. Awards will be presented to OHSU community members for their collaborations and efforts in licensing, sponsored research, patenting, and entrepreneurship. In addition, top honors will be awarded in the categories of New Inventor of the Year, Business Development Partnership, Technology Transfer Achievement, and TTBD Appreciation. Monday, Oct. 19, 2015 5 to 8 p.m. Collaborative Life Sciences Building,  room 3A001 … Read More

Construction update: Vibration, noise testing at Vollum and Richard Jones Hall, Sept. 11-13

As you may be aware, OHSU currently has two significant projects under way on the research side of campus. The first is focused on updating the Old Library and the second is to replace the exterior terra cotta skin of the Vollum Institute. Both projects have work that needs to be completed in the near future and the nature of the work will create noise and vibration disruptions to the buildings as well as adjacent … Read More

OHSU Research Safety Fair, Oct. 9

Environmental Health and Radiation Safety is hosting its annual Research Safety Fair. Please join us in this exciting event dedicated to enhance safety culture at OHSU. Research Safety Fair Friday, Oct. 9, 2015 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Richard Jones Hall Atrium and lecture halls 4340 and 4320 Food and drinks will be available. Don’t forget to stop by Portland Fire & Rescue’s hazmat truck located outside of RJH. Presentations 10 a.m.:  Fire extinguisher training, … Read More

New online resource available – Metabolomics in Medicine

A new website is available offering free online instruction for clinicians and researchers studying the rapidly developing field of metabolomics which is concerned with the comprehensive characterization of the small molecule metabolites in biological systems. Metabolomics in Medicine was designed to develop a core curriculum in metabolomics with materials that teach the scientific foundations for understanding current technologies, analytical strategies, and practical applications. The many course offerings cover topics such as: Metabolomic profiling in clinical research Sample collection … Read More

Clinical scientists: Free workshop on PCORI’s pragmatic clinical studies initiative

The Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute (PCORI) is hosting a free one-day workshop on understanding their pragmatic clinical studies initiative. The main speaker will be Dr. David Hickam, program director of the Clinical Effectiveness Research program at PCORI and former OHSU professor. This workshop is specifically designed for experienced clinical investigators and will address: PCORI’s funding opportunities, letters of intent and application requirements. PCORI’s priority clinical areas and targeted research topics. Problems and questions that may arise … Read More

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