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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

SBIR/STTR application support program (Phase 0) Q&A session, June 23

Do you have an OHSU start-up? Are you planning on submitting an SBIR/STTR Phase 1, 2, or fast-track application by the Sept. 5 federal deadline? OCTRI and Business Oregon can help! OCTRI is accepting applications for its SBIR/STTR Phase 0 program, which provides up to $5,000 for three written critiques of proposals and other grant preparation services. Phase 0 applications are due July 6– please see the RFA for complete details. The specific goal of … Read More

OCTRI announces 2016 Catalyst Award recipients

The Oregon Clinical & Translational Research Institute (OCTRI) is pleased to announce the 2016 Catalyst Award recipients. This grant is designed to support novel, collaborative research initiatives at OHSU.  David Ellison, director of OCTRI, says, “This year, the RFA encouraged proposals to develop novel research methodologies that may have generalizable applications.” Click here to read project abstracts. OCTRI’s Catalyst program receives institutional support from the School of Medicine’s Research Roadmap initiative and the Office of … Read More

Recap: Spring MedTech Alliance event

The MedTech Alliance program is a platform for 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 is to facilitate collaborations and investment opportunities in order to advance OHSU innovations. On May 6, the MedTech Alliance held its second annual spring meeting. The event featured discussions on four different technologies created at OHSU. Technologies highlighted included: Bioabsorbable dural clips … Read More

OCTRI Community Research Coalition Grant Funding

OCTRI is offering a new funding opportunity targeting health-related concerns identified by communities within three regional research coalitions. OHSU believes community-academic research coalitions are essential for asking and answering questions that address regionally specific health concerns throughout Oregon. These collaborations improve local health outcomes by supporting research best practices and data driven decision-making. The grant pairs a principal investigator from one of the community research coalitions with an academic collaborator from OHSU. Due date: June … Read More

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

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