OCTRI

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

OCTRI Catalyst Awards; letters of intent due April 7

The Oregon Clinical & Translational Research Institute (OCTRI) is now accepting letters of intent for pilot  projects designed to enhance translational research at OHSU. This funding mechanism is offered in close collaboration with the SOM Research Roadmap, but is open to all OHSU faculty. OCTRI will award up to $100,000 and up $25,000 in OCTRI services to facilitate novel, collaborative, transdisciplinary studies that will lead to further research and funding in translational research. In this … Read More

HIP Buffet: Nuts and Bolts of Study Start-Up, Feb. 19

Come hear about the best practices to save your time, resources and sanity when starting up a study. Topics will include feasibility analysis, timelines, IRB applications, and start-up checklists. The HIP Buffet Series, sponsored by the Human Investigations Program of the Oregon Clinical and Translational Science Institute provides a forum on various topics in clinical and translational research. The HIP Buffet is targeted to all faculty, clinical and basic science postdoctoral fellows, research-ranked employees, and … Read More

Interested in mentoring to increase diversity?

The Oregon Clinical & Translational Research Institute is participating in two collaborative NIH planning grants to increase diversity in the scientific workforce. They are actively seeking mentors for both proposals. Please consider participating in one or both. BUILD.  In partnership with PSU, we propose an innovative program for undergraduate students to increase the diversity pipeline into STEM careers in research. We are seeking OHSU faculty mentors willing to work with diversity students in early scientific inquiry, … Read More

Reminder: eCRIS Mandatory Use in effect Wednesday, Jan. 29

If your studies involve prospectively consented OHSU human subjects, then starting Wednesday, Jan. 29, you will be required to use eCRIS, an institution-wide computer application for the budgeting, financial management, contracting, and study management of OHSU clinical research studies, including subject tracking, regulatory reporting, and document management. eCRIS support is dedicated to assisting through this transition and is available by emailing eCRISSupport@ohsu.edu. The mailbox is monitored between the hours of 8:00 a.m. and 4:00 p.m. You … Read More

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