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OCTRI Biomedical Innovation Program funding for device, diagnostic, and software development

The Oregon Clinical and Translational Research Institute and OHSU Technology Transfer & Business Development  have announced a funding opportunity to support device, diagnostic, and software development efforts at OHSU. The Biomedical Innovation Program: Device, Diagnostic, and Software Development track is a funding mechanism designed to move innovative technologies from the bench to the bedside through technology development and commercialization. The current RFA can be found here. Letters of intent are due on September 19, 2017. Program highlights: Up … Read More

2017 Mentor Award Nominations Deadline Extended to Sept.1

The Medical Research Foundation (MRF) of Oregon is seeking nominations for the annual Mentor Award. The Mentor Award is presented to an Oregonian who has provided outstanding leadership in support or development of health research, education or the advancement of health care. The Mentor Award recipient will receive a cash award of $6,000 and a commemorative award. The winner will be selected by the members of the MRF Committee. Guidelines, lists of past award recipients … Read More

K12 career development opportunity for research in women’s health, sex/gender differences

The BIRCWH (Building Interdisciplinary Research Careers in Women’s Health) K12 program announces a special funding opportunity for OHSU junior faculty members. The BIRCWH program provides salary support and fringe benefits, limited research funding, and an infrastructure to support mentored career development for those interested in interdisciplinary basic, translational, behavioral, clinical, population, and/or health services women’s health and/or sex/gender differences research. The BIRCWH program anticipates up to three openings for a K12 scholar in Fall of 2017 and Winter of … Read More

Applying for foundation funding? Check out the President’s List!

Just a friendly reminder that if you plan to submit a grant to a foundation or corporation on the OHSU President’s List, you are required to submit a Notice of Intent form to the OHSU Foundation. The purpose of the President’s List is to ensure that OHSU maintains coordinated communication with these organizations. Additionally, some organizations are reserved for top institutional priorities as determined by senior OHSU leadership. Things to keep in mind: If you’re … Read More

Searle Scholars career development program; internal deadline July 12

The Searle Scholars Program is a highly competitive program designed to support exceptional, new junior faculty. It supports research in biochemistry, cell biology, genetics, immunology, neuroscience, and pharmacology, as well as related areas in chemistry, medicine, and the biological sciences. The program does not ordinarily support purely clinical research but has supported research programs that include both clinical and basic components. Applications are evaluated on the potential of the applicant to make innovative and high-impact … Read More

Gerlinger Research Award applications due June 4

School of Medicine faculty members are eligible to apply for $10,000 to $40,000 in funding from the Gerlinger Research Award. The award can be used for salary, equipment, or supplies. Preference will be given to research addressing systemic autoimmune or connective tissue diseases.  Applications are due June 4, 2017.

Presidential bridge funding applications due June 15

The Office of the Senior Vice President for Research has released its call for proposals for the FY18 summer OHSU Presidential Bridge Funding Program. Bridge funding is available for established investigators threatened by an imminent lapse in research support. Investigators can request up to $50,000 in funding for one year to help bridge them while they generate data to restore funding. Up to 10 awards may be made this funding cycle. Awards are available only to OHSU … Read More

Pew Scholars Program for junior faculty; internal applications due June 5

The Pew Charitable Trust has invited OHSU to sponsor a single candidate for their Pew Scholars Program in the Biomedical Sciences. This prestigious opportunity provides $60,000 in support per year for four years to assistant professors with outstanding promise in science relevant to the advancement of human health. The program is open to individuals with a doctorate in medicine or biomedical sciences. As of Oct. 23, 2017, candidates must hold full-time appointments at the rank … Read More

OSLER TL1 Predoctoral and Postdoctoral Mentored Career Development Opportunity

The Oregon and Clinical Translational Research Institute (OCTRI) is accepting letters of intent from predoctoral and postdoctoral trainees for a TL1 mentored career development award funded by NIH National Center for Advancing Translational Sciences (NCATS).  Graduate or professional students and postdoctoral trainees at OHSU, Portland State University, University of Oregon and Oregon State University are eligible to apply. The TL1, which is similar to an NRSA T32, supports training and career development in clinical and … Read More

V Scholar Award in cancer research; internal applications due April 17

OHSU has been invited by the V Foundation for Cancer Research to apply for their V Scholar Award, a program designed to identify, retain and further the careers of talented young faculty members. The award provides $200,000 over two years to support young tenure-track faculty early in their cancer research career by funding projects that are either laboratory-based fundamental research or translational research. To be eligible, the candidate must have completed at least two years of … Read More

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