OCTRI

OCTRI information session: Updates from the CTSA

If you are interested in training programs, regulatory expertise, and other resources needed to conduct translational research, we encourage you to attend this session to learn more about the services and programs offered by the Oregon Clinical & Translational Research Institute at OHSU. OCTRI recently received a renewed Clinical and Translational Science Award and this session will provide information on continuing and new OCTRI services, and changes and opportunities you can expect to see. OCTRI information and … Read More

OHSU receives NIH award to pioneer a national center for digital health innovation

OHSU has been awarded two grants totaling $62 million from the National Center for Advancing Translational Sciences, part of the National Institutes of Health, to support the use of health data, algorithms and information systems to bridge basic science and clinical research. The newly awarded grant provides OHSU with $25 million over five years to establish and lead the new National Center for Data to Health, or CD2H, in order to foster collaboration across more … Read More

Eric Smith named director of OHSU Clinical Research Support Office

Eric Smith, M.S., M.B.A., has been named the director of the OHSU Clinical Research Support Office. The CRSO was launched on July 3, 2017, in order to bring clinical research support functions under one umbrella and focus on partnering with the research community to support OHSU’s clinical research leadership. Smith comes to this position from the OHSU School of Medicine’s Department of Dermatology, where he has served since 2011 as associate director of translational research and dermatopathology, … Read More

OCTRI receives $37 million grant from the National Center for Advancing Translational Sciences

The National Institutes of Health has named OHSU’s Oregon Clinical & Translational Research Institute a recipient of 2017 Clinical and Translational Science Award (CTSA) grant. OCTRI was an original recipient of the program in 2006, and the new award provides more than $37 million in federal funding to support the Institute’s work over the next five years. OCTRI helps accelerate the translation of research into clinical use, medical practice and health policy, with the goal of improving the health of the … Read More

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 Biomedical Innovation Program Drug Discovery awards announced

Two drug discovery projects have been named recipients of the 2017 Biomedical Innovation Program awards. The awards program is a collaboration of the Oregon Clinical & Translational Research Institute, OHSU Technology Transfer & Business Development, and the Knight Cancer Institute. The awards provide funds, project management, and mentorship to facilitate the development of innovative technologies at OHSU and accelerate their translation to the marketplace. This track of funding supports drug discovery platforms and early stage … Read More

Clinical trials administration reorganized to speed processes

Shortening clinical trials contract turnaround by 20 percent—that is the goal of the new Clinical Research Support Office (CRSO). Processes for study staff and investigators will be simplified over time, and the institutional support functions are being brought under a single umbrella. The new structure, launched on July 3, will streamline communications and functions across administrative units and offices, including clinical trials contracting, clinical research billing, and the clinical trials management system. The contracting triage function will … Read More

OCTRI KL2 Career Development Program: Request for Applications

The Oregon Clinical and Translational Research Institute KL2 Mentored Career Development program supports early-career clinical and translational investigators who wish to pursue multidisciplinary research. Scholars in the program receive salary support and funds for research activities, as well as additional support services through OCTRI and the Human Investigations Program.  The OCTRI KL2 program is funded through the NIH National Center for Advancing Translational Sciences.  You are eligible for this program if you have a current or pending … Read More

OCTRI Biomedical Innovation Program, funding for drug discovery

The Oregon Clinical and Translational Research Institute (OCTRI) and the Office of Technology Transfer & Business Development (TTBD) are pleased to announce a funding opportunity to support drug discovery and therapeutic technology development efforts at OHSU. The Biomedical Innovation Program (BIP) Drug Discovery/Therapeutic Track is a funding mechanism that aims to accelerate creative, trans-disciplinary drug discovery, and therapeutic development research. Examples of responsive projects may include (but are not limited to) research involving target validation, development of … Read More

Introducing Sue Downs, R.N., M.B.A., M.S.N.

The Clinical Translational Research Center and the Epilepsy Monitoring Unit have a new nurse manager. Sue Downs leads the team that supports human research conducted by OHSU scientists and external clients. The role includes making sure the center has the capacity and expertise to follow research protocols for studies ranging from first human use of drugs to sleep studies. New training and mentorship programs are two of the first initiatives to maintain a pipeline of … Read More

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