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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 four … Read More

Specimen Retrieval opportunity with Kaiser NW Biobank, meet with Kaiser Investigator deadline Oct. 23

The Oregon Clinical & Translational Research Institute (OCTRI) is now accepting proposals for Specimen Retrieval with the NW Biobank at Kaiser Permanente. With this announcement, we are inviting investigators to submit a proposal for specimen retrieval and use. Meet with Kaiser Investigator deadline: October 23, 2014 Proposal deadline: November 3, 2014 Eligibility: Principal investigators must fit OHSU eligibility requirements. Grant applications often fail because investigators lack access to the needed biological samples or because the … Read More

Project funding available for biomedical commercialization, LOIs due Nov. 12

The Oregon Clinical & Translational Research Institute (OCTRI) is now accepting letters of intent to apply for 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. All applicants are strongly encouraged to take advantage of the Biomedical Innovation Program … Read More

Enhancing clinical research and subject recruitment: A Partnership Between OHSU and The Vancouver Clinic

OHSU’s Clinical and Translational Research Institute (OCTRI) and The Vancouver Clinic have an established collaboration to improve the success of clinical studies. The partnership between OHSU and The Vancouver Clinic can provide several advantages for investigators, including: A large population for expanded recruitment for clinical studies, and expert clinician collaborators. A large primary and specialty care system for health systems research. Single, OHSU IRB review for OHSU investigators. Experience gained by the collaboration has streamlined … Read More

Bionutrition Brown Bag: Crème Brulees, BOD PODs, and FFQs – What Bionuts can do for you, Sept. 10

The Oregon Clinical & Translational Research Institute’s Bionutrition Unit has been in existence at OHSU since 1976.  Registered dietitians specializing in research (aka Bionutritionists/Bionuts) design diets, feed research participants, conduct body composition measurements, and investigate participant’s usual diets using several different methodologies.  Come find out what crème brulees, BOD PODs, and FFQs have to do with nutrition research and learn how the Bionutrition Unit can help improve your research study design.  We’ll have samples of … Read More

Ignite Health V2: Call for Presentations

Ignite Health is a high-energy evening of 5-minute talks by local people who have a burning idea and the guts to get onstage and share their passions. Presentations are quick, fun, thought-provoking, social, local, global and bursting with innovation. The 2014 Ignite Health will be held October 15, 2014 at 5:30 p.m. in the OHSU Collaborative Life Sciences building. TOPICS & AUDIENCE Ignite Health can include topics like wellness, pharmaceuticals, software, medical devices, healthcare reform, reimbursement, … Read More

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

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