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OCTRI announces 2014 Biomedical Innovation Program award recipients

The Oregon Clinical & Translational Research Institute (OCTRI) is pleased to announce the funding of four 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 and OHSU … Read More

Do you know where to go for clinical research help?

Have a question about clinical or translational research? Don’t know what resources are available or are unsure about clinical research procedures or policies? There is a new service offered by the Oregon Clinical & Translational Research Institute (OCTRI) called the Clinical Research Navigator. The Clinical Research Navigator saves you time hunting for help and connects you with people and resources all by contacting one email/phone number. This service is available to anyone that has questions about … Read More

Seminar: Modeling change in the presence of measurement error, May 30

Please join us for a special biostatistics presentation, featuring David Yanez, Ph.D., an associate professor in the Department of Biostatistics at University of Washington. Dr. Yanez has been involved in a wide variety of collaborative clinical and translational research. His statistical methodology interests include analysis of overdispersed data, joint modeling of mean and dispersion parameters and quasi-likelihood models, as well as his current interest in models for measurement error. He will present recent work in this latter … Read More

HIP Buffet: Study recruitment panel discussion, May 27

HIP Buffet: Study recruitment panel discussion Tuesday, May 27, 2014 12 to 1 p.m. in MacHall 2201 Come learn tips from an experienced panel about recruiting participants for your research studies. Topics will include: Best practices in recruiting Tools for identifying study participants Regulatory matters in participant recruitment Resource allocation Community recruitment Panelists: Carrie Farrar, study coordinator unit manager, Oregon Clinical and Translational Research Institute; Robert Schuff, program director, Clinical Research Informatics, OCTRI; LeAnn Michaels, network … Read More

Former Oregonian reporter and current OHSU med student to lead seminar on working with the media, May 30

The Oregon Clinical and Translational Research Institute Education and Career Development Program invites you to a seminar to hear from former science and medicine beat reporter for the Oregonian (and graduating MS4), Andy Dworkin, who will give his perspectives on how clinicians and scientists can best work the media to ensure accurate reporting on scientific and medical advances. A representative from OHSU media relations will be present to answer OHSU-specific questions and let you know about available resources. … Read More

New Clinical & Translational Research Center and Epilepsy Monitoring Unit open house, April 29

OCTRI’s Clinical and Translational Research Center and Epilepsy Monitoring Unit has recently undergone construction to provide first class care and research capabilities. Supported by heightened staffing, space and state-of-the-art equipment, this new unit will strengthen and elevate the care of patients with neurologic diseases and support clinical research across a broad spectrum. Please join us for an open house to learn more about the facility, tour and enjoy refreshments. Clinical and Translational Research Center and … Read More

eCRIS User Group Meeting, April 28

Study coordinators and clinical researchers are invited to the first quarterly eCRIS user group meeting on Monday, April 28, 2014 from 3 to 4 p.m. in CHH 3rd floor room 1A/B. Participants will hear about upcoming enhancements to eCRIS, be able to provide feedback, and learn different approaches to handling pre-award activities in eCRIS. Refreshments will be provided. Questions? Contact eCRISSupport@ohsu.edu.

HIP Buffet: Technology Innovation, April 22

Come hear a diverse panel discuss the critical elements involved in developing medical technologies and taking them from idea to commercialization. Topics will include: Market size and Commercial Potential Product design & feasibility Patentability Commercialization path Panelists: Josh Hoyt, Gearhead Associates; Jennifer Fox, Executive Director, OTRADI; Rob Copenhaver, Technology Development Manager; Jeff Jackson, Patent Associate, TTBD; & Colleen Lay, Award Program Director, OCTRI Tuesday, April 22nd, 2014 12 p.m. to 1 p.m. in Mac Hall 2201 … Read More

HIP Buffet: Using Epic for Research, March 18

Wondering how Epic (the system OHSU uses for electronic medical records) might be used to answer your research questions? Come learn what Epic has to offer to researchers and how to access it. This seminar will be led by Robert Schuff, M.S., director of Clinical Research Informatics at the Oregon Clinical and Translational Research Institute. Tuesday, March 18, 2014 12 p.m. to 1 p.m. in Mac Hall 2201 The HIP Buffet Series, sponsored by the Human Investigations Program … Read More

OCTRI funding makes a difference: Catalyst Award Q&A session, March 11

The Awards Program is a key part of the Oregon Clinical & Translational Research Institute (OCTRI). OCTRI offers a variety of award mechanisms all aimed at stimulating new external funding at OHSU. Since 2007, 108 OCTRI awards have been launched, and of those projects 42 have resulted in at least one new external research award, with many receiving more than one award. A total of 81 external grants have been credited to OCTRI pilot support, … Read More

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