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Reminder: RCR and human subjects training deadline, May 31

Last July, OHSU announced changes in training requirements for the Responsible Conduct of Research (RCR) and protection of human subjects. With the university’s transition to the CITI Program, all researchers who completed their training more than three years ago in the Big Brain system are now being asked to complete updated training through CITI by May 31, 2017. The CITI Program meets NIH standards and is utilized by the majority of academic institutions in the U.S. … Read More

OHSU Center for Women’s Health Circle of Giving awards two research grants

The OHSU Center for Women’s Health Circle of Giving, a group of philanthropic women who pool and target their resources to advance women’s health research at OHSU, have announced the recipients of two research grants for 2017. Wei Huang, Ph.D., (left photo) from the Advanced Imaging Research Center will receive a $125,000 grant. Dr. Huang proposes to develop a safer, faster and lower-cost MRI exam that can detect breast cancer with high accuracy and can be used … Read More

Research Week 2017 highlights

Research Week 2017 consisted of three days full of events and activities celebrating the research that takes place at OHSU. More than 370 participants took part this year, including two keynote speakers, 139 poster presenters, 86 oral presenters, 11 Three Minute Thesis competitors, 61 volunteers, 69 judges, and 33 panelists at various events throughout the week. The 3MTs brought the week to a celebratory close with awards announced at the end of the event. This year’s award recipients included: … Read More

You’re invited to Research Week 2017

We’re sharing the following message from Dan Dorsa, Ph.D., senior vice president for research. Dear colleagues, I would like to invite you to join me in celebrating OHSU Research Week, May 1-3, 2017, our annual celebration of research at Oregon Health & Science University. More than 200 OHSU researchers will be presenting their latest findings throughout the week. I encourage you to show your support by attending talks and poster sessions. Many of the presenters … Read More

Career development opportunities at this year’s Research Week

Research Week 2017 begins next week on Monday, May 1, and will feature several workshops, lectures, and discussions relevant to students, postdocs, and junior faculty who want input on how to build their careers. Start your week off Monday morning by attending an interactive workshop on “Promoting your research.”  You’ll learn about best practices for promoting your science and the OHSU resources available to assist you. Find out how to work with OHSU’s media relations and social media … Read More

OHSU rallies for science

Research funding from the National Institutes of Health has advanced our understanding of the molecular underpinnings of life—and has led to cures and therapies for some of the world’s most devastating diseases.    Those advances, however, may be in jeopardy if proposed cuts to NIH funding take effect. These cuts—$5.8 billion, or 18 percent of its budget—would be devastating to biomedical research and would threaten the future health not only of people in the United … Read More

Volunteers needed for Research Week 2017!

Research Week 2017 is less than a month away, and we need your help! Each year, volunteers play a critical role in in making Research Week a success. Anyone at OHSU can volunteer. It’s a great opportunity to meet people from other areas and gain an understanding of the scope and quality of the research conducted every day at OHSU. There are a number of ways volunteers can help: Check-in desk As a Check-in Desk … Read More

Volunteer as a presentation judge at Research Week!

Research Week 2017 is fast approaching and we need your help! We are looking for 65 faculty, postdocs, and research staff to serve as judges for students who are presenting talks and posters during Research Week, May 1-3. For each session for which you sign up to judge, you’ll be asked to evaluate a maximum of four student presentations (either oral or poster). Visit the sign-up page for a full listing of session dates, times, … Read More

Who’s presenting at Research Week 2017? Announcing this year’s keynotes

Another Research Week is on the horizon, and with it comes another round of engaging keynote speakers! Nicholas J. Strausfeld, Ph.D. The student’s choice keynote presenter this year is Nicholas J. Strausfeld, Ph.D., Regent’s Professor in the Department of Neuroscience at the University of Arizona. His talk “Half a billion year old brains and those of today: What is different?” will highlight the functional organization of the arthropod visual system and the evolution of brains; … Read More

NIH introduces new resources for multi-site clinical trials and research studies

The NIH National Center for Advancing Translational Sciences has launched a Trial Innovation Network that provides infrastructure and resources to multi-site clinical trials and research studies. Currently, NIH Clinical and Translational Science Award program sites, including the Oregon Clinical & Translational Research Institute, are serving as local hubs in the network. OCTRI’s research team will support OHSU investigators in designing multi-center research, as well as providing information on national resources available through the network. They will … Read More

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