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Research Strategic Advisory Council election results

Earlier this month, the OHSU Faculty Senate conducted an election for three faculty positions on the new Research Strategic Advisory Council (RSAC). The following faculty members were selected: Roger Chou, M.D., associate professor of medicine (internal medicine and geriatrics), School of Medicine Lissi Hansen, R.N., Ph.D., associate professor, OHSU School of Nursing, and research scientist, Portland VA Medical Center Thomas Scanlan, Ph.D., professor of physiology and pharmacology, School of Medicine The RSAC serves as the principal … Read More

So, do you want to be in the movies?

OHSU is creating a short research video to elevate awareness of OHSU’s research strengths and to help differentiate our work from other universities. The video will be smart and fun, and upon completion, will be available to OHSU faculty and others to help tell our overall research story. The goal is to provide our community with a dynamic tool to describe research at OHSU. The creative team needs your help. The shoot is June 10-13. What’s … Read More

Joel Nigg, Ph.D., receives MERIT award from National Institute of Mental Health

Joel Nigg, Ph.D., professor of psychiatry and behavioral neuroscience in the OHSU School of Medicine and director of the Division of Psychology in the Department of Psychiatry, has received a MERIT (Method to Extend Research in Time) award from the National Institute of Mental Health to further his work on the underlying mechanisms and causes of attention deficit hyperactivity disorder. A leader in the field of ADHD research, Dr. Nigg has created a unique integration of … Read More

OHSU Research Week begins Monday

OHSU Research Week begins Monday, May 5 with a poster session at 11:30 a.m. in the Old Library Great Hall. At 1 p.m., Garry Gibbons, M.D., director of the National Heart Lung and Blood Institute will be giving a keynote lecture today in the OHSU Auditorium. Dan Dorsa, Ph.D., senior vice president for research, encourages all members of the OHSU Research community to attend. Monday schedule All events take place in the Old Library Building … Read More

Dr. Dorsa, senior VP for research, invites you to OHSU Research Week

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 5-9, 2014, our annual celebration of research at Oregon Health & Science University. More than 300 OHSU researchers will be presenting their latest findings over the next few days. I encourage you to show your support by attending talks and poster sessions—many of the … Read More

Two chances to win an iPad Mini at OHSU Research Week

If you haven’t already added sessions from OHSU Research Week to your calendar, here’s another incentive to sweeten the deal: Attend three or more sessions or events throughout the week and be entered to win one of two iPad Minis*. Be sure to pick up a Research Week passport at the check-in desk in the Old Library starting Monday, May 5 at 11 a.m. Must be present at the Awards Reception on Thursday, May 8 … Read More

Spring 2014 Tech Transfer newsletter

Check out the Technology Transfer & Business Development’s Spring 2014 newsletter. In this issue, we discuss: Non-Patented Technologies – Did you know less than half of the inventions that TTBD manages require patent applications to commercialize? See what technologies fall under this category. Federal Invention Reporting – Read how TTBD handles U.S. federal government invention reporting on behalf of OHSU. MedTech Alliance – This new program allows investors and industry representatives to stay current on early … Read More

Peter Barr-Gillespie, Ph.D., appointed associate vice president for basic research

Senior vice president for research Daniel M. Dorsa, Ph.D., is pleased to announce the appointment of Peter G. Barr-Gillespie, Ph.D.,  as associate vice president for basic research. Dr. Barr-Gillespie has been with OHSU since 1999. After undergraduate studies at Reed College, Barr-Gillespie attended graduate school at the University of Washington, working with Joe Beavo; he received his Ph.D. in Pharmacology in 1988. From 1988 to 1993, he worked as a postdoc with Jim Hudspeth, first … Read More

Students and Postdocs: Send in your ugliest data by April 25!

Do you have an unfortunate set of data? A photo of a lab “fail”? Or a particularly ugly figure? Now’s your chance to turn that ugly data into a new iPad Mini! During Student Day at OHSU Research Week, attendees will vote for the ugliest data. You no doubt have some ugly data in your notebooks or on your computer, and every field is bound to specialize in its own unique style of ugly. So … Read More

Register to participate in OHSU’s Three Minute Thesis Competition by April 21

Think you can describe your research to tram travelers in the time it takes to reach CHH? Back by popular demand, OHSU Research Week 2014 is excited to host our second annual Three Minute Thesis Competition for graduate students on Wednesday, May 7, 2014 at 4 p.m. The 3MT® is an academic competition developed by the University of Queensland, Australia. The exercise develops academic, presentation, and research communication skills as students explain their research in … Read More

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