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Gearing up for the eCRIS transition in 2014

In about two months, eCRIS, OHSU’s new clinical research management system, will be required for all new clinical studies enrolling prospectively consented human subjects. Later in 2014, eCRIS will become mandatory for existing studies as well. As of October, about 100 people have been trained on eCRIS and 60 new studies have voluntarily made the transition. While eCRIS was designed to make your life easier, new users have found that it’s harder to learn when … Read More

Reminder: Biomedical Innovation Program Panel Discussion on Nov. 11

Innovation Panel Discussion being held November 11. 2013, from 3 to 4 p.m. in CHH 3171. Please RSVP to Colleen Lay if you would like to attend the panel discussion. The Oregon Clinical & Translational Research Institute (OCTRI) is now accepting letters of intent to apply for its Biomedical Innovation Program. The intent of this funding mechanism is to accelerate the delivery of healthcare technologies from academia to the marketplace, thereby improving health care. All applicants are strongly … Read More

Information for federal grant submission post-shutdown

This following message was sent to all OHSU faculty, postdoctoral fellows, research-ranked employees, department administrators, and RDA personnel on Monday, October 21, 2013. Dear colleagues, This is to update you regarding our OHSU process for federal grants submission as the government resumes operations post-shutdown. The NIH and other federal organizations have adjusted deadlines to accommodate for the shutdown, and this will have several impacts on anyone submitting in October and November. These processes are designed … Read More

Winter deadlines for American Heart research grants and fellowships

The American Heart Association has announced its winter deadlines for a wide range of funding opportunities relating to cardiovascular disease and stroke. All proposals and applications will be due either January 16th or 17th, 2014. Find the full program descriptions below. American Heart Association – Winter 2014 Funding Opportunities National Scientist Development Grant- Up to $77,000 per year for up to four years to support beginning scientists in their progress toward independence by funding research projects … Read More

OHSU part of national regenerative medicine consortium

OHSU’s Center for Regenerative Medicine, led by Kenton Gregory, M.D., has just received funding as part of the second phase of the Armed Forces Institute of Regenerative Medicine (AFIRM), a five-year, $75 million consortium led by Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center that will focus on applying regenerative medicine to battflefield injuries. OHSU–one of 30 academic and industry partners in the consortium–will receive $1.5 million to manage the limb injury program and perform a clinical trial … Read More

Update regarding federal government shutdown

Updated October 1: The NIH has issued new guidance about procedures during the government shutdown, advising applicants not to submit grants to grants.gov during the shutdown and that they will adjust application deadlines after the government reopens for business. If you are planning to submit to NIH for the October 7 deadline, Research Grants & Contracts (RGC) is asking you to proceed as usual. If Congress resolves its impasse by the grant deadline date, we … Read More

OHSU receives grant to study electronic health record simulation in interprofessional settings

Last fall, OHSU received funding from AHRQ to build simulated patient cases in Epic with the intent to teach physicians how to use electronic health records and learn how to make these systems better. This September, the same research team was awarded a grant from the AAMC and the Patrick and Catherine Weldon Donaghue Medical Research Foundation that will expand the project to include other health professionals such as pharmacists and nurses. The grant comes … Read More

Knight Cancer Institute showcased by Intel president at tech conference

As reported in Knight News, Intel President Renee James recently highlighted Intel’s collaboration with OHSU to advance personalized cancer medicine during her keynote address at the 2013 Intel Developer Forum in San Francisco on September 10. At about 15 minutes into her speech, James plays a video that shows a number of familiar faces and includes interviews with Brian Druker, M.D., and Joe Gray, Ph.D. After the keynote, Paul Spellman, Ph.D., was also interviewed for … Read More

Project funding available for biomedical commercialization, LOIs due Nov. 28

The Oregon Clinical & Translational Research Institute (OCTRI) is now accepting letters of intent to apply for its Biomedical Innovation Program. The intent of this funding mechanism is to accelerate the delivery of healthcare technologies from academia to the marketplace, thereby improving health care. All applicants are strongly encouraged to take advantage of the Innovation Panel Discussion being held November 11. 2013, from 3 to 4 p.m. in CHH 3171. Representatives from the Scientific Review … Read More

Your help needed with library journal cancellation decisions

Re-posted from Library Notes, by permission. Your help is urgently needed to assist the OHSU Library in deciding which journals OHSU should keep and which ones we should not renew. Every year the OHSU Library evaluates its journal and database subscriptions to ensure the good stewardship of our budget. We analyze a variety of data, including publication and citation counts, usage, cost, and community feedback. The Library adds and cancels journal, database, and book purchases … Read More

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