Join us in welcoming dentist and immunologist Phillip T. Marucha, D.M.D., Ph.D., as OHSU’s new School of Dentistry dean. Dr. Marucha currently serves as associate dean for research and director of graduate studies at the University of Illinois at Chicago College of Dentistry. In addition to his work as a clinician and leader, Dr. Marucha is an active researcher. He has been PI on more than a dozen grants and has been an investigator or … Read More
OHSU researchers: we invite you to celebrate the great work of your colleagues. The following awards will be presented at the OHSU Research Week closing ceremony on Thursday, May 23, 2013. We’re asking you to nominate your colleagues for their contributions to research at OHSU—whether that is scientific achievement, excellent service, outstanding problem-solving, or anything else you think should be recognized. Awardees will be presented with a token of appreciation and a commemorative plaque. Research … Read More
OHSU’s Elemental Analysis Core uses Inductively Coupled Plasma Mass Spectrometry, or ICP-MS, to determine precise elemental concentration in a variety of biological and manufactured materials. The core has just launched their new website where you can learn all about the ICP-MS instrument, which has parts per billion and parts per trillion sensitivities for more naturally occurring elements, and easily request sample analysis. The core also provides complimentary data analysis, offers sample preparation and experimental consultation, … Read More
The numbers are in: 360 abstracts were submitted for OHSU Research Week–that’s over 40 more than in 2012! Thank you to everyone who submitted. Of the 360 abstracts submitted, 154 requested oral presentations and 206 requested poster presentations. Abstract submission by rank was similar to last year, although student submissions increased by about 33 percent. This increase isn’t surprising given that 2013 marks the 30th anniversary of the OHSU Student Research Forum. Here’s the breakdown … Read More
Last week, Albert Starr, M.D., and Sanjiv Kaul, M.D., co-directors of the new OHSU Knight Cardiovascular Institute, published a letter to update the OHSU community on the progress of the institute. Included in this update is a discussion of potential “signature research themes” for the Knight Cardiovascular Institute. We encourage you to read the full letter in the School of Medicine Research Voice.
Updated 3/21: The deadline for nominations has been extended to Friday, April 5. OHSU’s Center for Diversity & Inclusion seeks nominees for several 2013 Diversity & Inclusion awards, including an Outstanding Research Award. The Outstanding Research Award recognizes completed or ongoing research work that has contributed substantially to the literature and to the field, focusing on health disparities among underserved populations, social determinants of health, issues of diversity among varied racial and ethnic backgrounds, ageism, … Read More
Time is running out to submit an abstract for OHSU Research Week, our university-wide event celebrating research the week of May 20-24, 2013. If you’d like to give a short oral or poster presentation, be sure to complete the Abstract Submission Form by Friday, March 22, 2013. To submit an abstract: Have your abstract prepared in a Word document. The document should include the title, authors, presenting author email address, and abstract body. Titles should … Read More
Applications for the 2013-2014 Presidential Bridge Funding program will be due May 17, 2013. Bridge funding is available for independent established investigators at OHSU threatened by an imminent lapse in research support. Investigators can request up to $50,000 in funding for one year to help bridge them while they generate data to restore funding. Up to 10 awards will be made this funding cycle. Awards will be made only to OHSU investigators. The PI must … Read More
Are you submitting a Career Development K award? Or your first R01? The Oregon Clinical and Translational Research Institute (OCTRI) 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 scheduled meetings … Read More
Using advanced imaging technologies, OSHU researchers are pushing the scientific envelope with their development of the “Google map” for cancer. Dr. Joe Gray will be presenting at the upcoming Marquam Hill Lecture on Thursday, March 21, at a 7:30 p.m. in the OHSU Auditorium. Don’t miss this opportunity to catch a glimpse of the future four-dimensional medicine is bringing. Learn more.