MedTech Alliance one-year anniversary attracts largest crowd to date

On Wednesday, Nov. 4, OHSU hosted its third MedTech Alliance program meeting and marked the one-year anniversary of the program launch. The meeting attracted over 150 attendees, including representatives from industry and investor groups, OHSU faculty and staff, and the Portland business and startup communities. The MedTech Alliance program allows investors, industry representatives, and community partners to stay up to date on early-stage collaboration and investment opportunities at OHSU. The goal of the MedTech Alliance … Read More

Two-part OCTRI research forum: Clinicaltrials.gov registration, Dec. 3 and Jan. 7

Join the Oregon Clinical and Translational Research Institute, OCTRI, in a two-part research forum that addresses the Clinicaltrials.gov registration process and resources. Clinicaltrials.gov registration Part 1: Background, registration process, and study maintenance Presenters will discuss the reasons for clinical trials registration, which studies are required to be registered, and the processes for registering studies at OHSU.  The requirements for ongoing registration maintenance and common questions and problems will also be covered. Presenters: Bridget Adams, Lara … Read More

Upcoming OCTRI research forums: Mentored career development awards (K-awards)

Join the Oregon Clinical and Translational Research Institute, OCTRI, in a monthly research forum that addresses all things clinical and translational research. November and December’s topics delve into career development awards with a two-part series: Part 1 – Mentored career development awards (K-awards):  Which one is for you? Monday, Nov. 23, 2015 12 to 1 p.m. Kohler Pavilion  13000A Presenter: Cindy Morris Part 2 – Mentored career development awards (K-awards):  Writing tips Monday, Dec. 14, … Read More

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

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. The Design Studio has openings at … Read More

K12 career development opportunity in women’s health and/or sex/gender differences research

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. OCTRI anticipates one opening for a K12 scholar in Winter of 2016. Deadline for applications is October … Read More

SBIR/STTR Phase I, Phase II and fast-track application support program: Solicitation for Phase 0 proposals

Business Oregon and the Oregon Clinical and Translational Research Institute’s (OCTRI) Biomedical Innovation Program (BIP) are pleased to announce the continuation and expansion of 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. As of Sept. 8, 2015, Oregon small businesses in the health care technology industry that meet the federal SBIR/STTR guidelines are eligible to apply. The … Read More

TTBD industry spotlight: Welch Allyn engineering rounds

Updated on 9/15 to reflect the origins of the program. The Welch Allyn-OHSU engineering rounds is a new platform at OHSU that allows medical equipment design engineers the chance to engage with doctors and patients. The long-term goal of this platform is to translate medical needs into focused innovations and eventually products. This platform was designed to allow both parties to utilize their respective expertise. OHSU offers the clinical expertise necessary to identify patient care … Read More

OCTRI Announces 2016 Community Research Coalition Grant recipients

The Oregon Clinical and Translational Research Institute (OCTRI) is pleased to announce the recipients of the 2016 Community Research Coalition Grant (CRCG). This program funds proposals from community organizations within three regional research coalitions in Oregon. The CRCG supports local efforts to plan, implement, and evaluate research projects that address local health and wellness issues. It also cultivates and strengthens collaborations between OHSU investigators and statewide community partners. Jackie Shannon, director of the Integrated Program … Read More

OCTRI Biomedical Innovation Program funding Q&A session, Aug. 11

Oregon Clinical and Translational Research Institute will be holding an informational Q&A session for the Biomedical Innovation Program Award, which is aimed at investigators who are thinking about submitting a letter of intent (due Sept. 9). Tuesday, Aug. 11 11 a.m. to 12 p.m. Mackenzie Hall, room 3198 David Ellison, M.D.,  professor of medicine and associate director of OCTRI, will present.  A light lunch will be provided. The focus of OCTRI’s Biomedical Innovation Program (BIP) … Read More

CRCN meeting tomorrow, July 1: eIRB Upgrade demo

Please join the Clinical Research Coordinator Network in a special IRB presentation on the new eIRB upgrade, Wednesday, July 1. This demonstration of the new eIRB system will include a presentation of the new processes for initial submissions, modifications and CRQs, and the new Reportable New Information (RNI) system. This presentation will be followed by a Q&A session and networking. CRCN Quarterly Meeting: eIRB Upgrade demo Wednesday, July 1 11 a.m. to 12 p.m. Mackenzie … Read More

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