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OCTRI Research Forum: Turning a proposal into a protocol, May 28

Join the Oregon Clinical and Translational Research Institute, OCTRI, in a monthly research forum that addresses all things clinical and translational research. Don’t miss May’s topic: Turning a proposal into a protocol Research proposal vs. a study protocol- what’s the difference?  Learn how to fine tune your research proposal and prepare a protocol ready to implement. Mary Samuels from the Clinical & Translational Research Center, and Bridget Adams, Investigator Support and Integration Services, will lead … Read More

OHSU inventors collaborate with local community to make life better for transplant patients

Monitoring medication levels for transplant patients is tricky–for one thing, it requires patients to visit laboratories for blood draws monthly, or even weekly. Amira Al-Uzri, M.D., Pediatric Nephrology, and her team, which includes Dennis Koop, PhD, Physiology & Pharmacology, and Andy Chitty, MBA, University Shared Resources, wanted to see if they could make life easier for these patients. They have developed a user-friendly dried blood spot collection device that can be applied in-home to obtain … Read More

Human Investigations Program applications due July 15

The Human Investigations Program (HIP) trains scientists in the principles of and best practices in clinical and translational research. Participants can obtain a Certificate in Human Investigations or a Master of Clinical Research degree. A non-degree track is also offered and allows enrollment in individual courses. The curriculum includes a wide variety of requirements and electives that will provide a rich background in human investigation. Topics range from the basic science of disease to biostatistics … Read More

MedTech Alliance: Connecting inventors with industry collaborators, May 6

OHSU’s MedTech Alliance program was founded by OHSU Technology Transfer & Business Development and the Oregon Clinical & Translational Research Institute. This program connects OHSU inventors with potential investors and industry collaborators. OHSU has many innovative medical technology inventions in the device and diagnostic space. Some of these inventions would benefit from additional resources and support before they can be commercialized. The goal of the MedTech Alliance is to facilitate collaborations and advance OHSU technologies. … Read More

OCTRI Design Studio: Get feedback on your project from senior faculty

May Design Studio has been canceled. Are you submitting a Career Development K award? Or your first R01? A similar major grant? The Oregon Clinical and Translational Research Institute has an opportunity for basic and clinical scientists to present their research and get constructive feedback from OHSU scientists to improve their chances of success. The OCTRI Design Studio has helped many OHSU researchers improve their aims and identify important areas of improvement before submitting awards. … Read More

SBIR/STTR application support program: Solicitation for Phase 0 proposals

Business Oregon and the Oregon Clinical and Translational Research Institute’s Biomedical Innovation Program are continuing their pilot program to help Oregon small businesses access federal funding through successful Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) and Small Business Technology Transfer (STTR) grant applications. Currently, only OHSU startups or companies with OHSU intellectual property are eligible to apply. – Due date: July 6, 2015 for the SBIR/STTR Sept. 5, 2015 deadline (Phase 0 submissions must be received a … Read More

INVENT talk: From inventor to innovator in 5 (painful) steps, Apr. 22

Join INVENT at OHSU’s South Waterfront Campus for a presentation from Kenton Gregory, M.D., director of the OHSU Center for Regenerative Medicine. An internationally accomplished physician-bioengineer, Gregory will discuss how to “transform an inventor into an innovator in five (painful) steps.” Gregory holds more than 20 domestic and international patents, has served as Principal Investigator on five FDA-sponsored clinical trials, and has received more than $50 million in grants. Among his many accomplishments, Gregory has launched … Read More

OCTRI Research Forum: Special populations in research, Apr. 28

Join the Oregon Clinical and Translational Research Institute, OCTRI, in a monthly research forum that addresses all things clinical and translational research. Don’t miss April’s topic: Including special populations in your research Panel experts will discuss inclusiveness in recruiting participants for studies, including pediatric and geriatric populations, pregnant women, and persons with disabilities. Come learn about what you need to consider when recruiting from these and other special populations. Mary Samuels from the Clinical & … Read More

OCTRI announces 2015 Biomedical Innovation Program award recipients

The Oregon Clinical & Translational Research Institute (OCTRI) is pleased to announce the funding of three research awards through its Biomedical Innovation Program. The program cultivates and selects promising translational projects that develop new biomedical devices, diagnostics, and software. Via commercialization from academia to the marketplace, the objective is to move innovative technologies to clinical application, and thus to make a meaningful impact on human health. The Biomedical Innovation Program is a collaboration between OCTRI … Read More

Catalyst Award applications due Mar. 31

Applications for the Oregon Clinical & Translational Research Institute (OCTRI) Catalyst Awards are due Mar. 31, 2015. This pilot project funding is designed to facilitate novel, collaborative, multidisciplinary studies that will lead to further research and funding in translational research. Catalyst awardee spotlight 2014 Garet Lahvis, Ph.D. “Oregon Animation Test for Social Reciprocity” Garet Lahvis, Ph.D., is an Assistant Professor of Behavioral Neuroscience at OHSU. Dr. Lahvis’s research has focused on the development of objective assessments … Read More

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