Research Administration

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

Upcoming class: RDA 101, Apr. 9

Research Administration Training & Education (RATE) connects the research community with workplace learning and offers classes for research administrators and others who support research at OHSU. A great place to start whether you or your staff are new to OHSU Research or have been around a while is RDA 101. RDA 101: Introduction to Research Administration Thursday, April 9 9:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. Bancroft Building, room 131 Join us as we take a big-picture look at Research Administration. Meet RDA unit … Read More

TTBD Lunch & Learn: Patentable subject matter, Apr. 2

Recent Supreme Court cases have reshaped the landscape of what is and is not patentable subject matter in the United States – particularly in the fields of natural products, diagnostic testing, and software. C. Rachal Winger, of the law firm Lee & Hayes in Seattle, will discuss some of the recent changes. Winger and Jeff Jackson, senior patent associate at OHSU, will then have an informal discussion and answer audience questions about these changes and … Read More

New equipment and environment monitoring will soon be available for research labs

OHSU Research Development and Administration has been engaged in a year-long project to improve the equipment and environment monitoring in research labs: They’ve been working with lab staff and managers of departments, centers and institutes, Environmental Health and Radiation Safety, ITG, and Facilities to test three different systems. They are now ready to deploy a reliable, tested, and flexible system that you can tailor to the needs of your lab. Even better: they are determined … Read More

Training grants class for research administrators, Mar. 24

Research Administration Training and Education (RATE) is offering a three-hour course on Training Grants and Fellowships this month. The course offers a practical understanding of pre- and post-award project management and processes involved in supporting training grants and fellowships, from preparing tables to processing a termination notification and including a brief tour of eRA Commons xTrain. Instructors include staff from RDA units as well as a representative of the T32 Administrators group. Training grants and fellowships course Tuesday, Mar. 24 … Read More

IRB Brown Bag Special Series: eIRB upgrade RNI

eIRB Upgrade: Reportable New Information (RNI) Presented by Andrea Seykora, assistant research integrity officer Tuesday, Mar. 10, 2015 2 to 3 p.m. OHSU Hospital, 8th floor auditorium   The new eIRB system will handle reporting of Unanticipated Problems and Protocol Deviations through a single pathway called “Reportable New Information (RNI).” In addition, the OHSU IRB is revising its policy on what items will require investigators to submit a report. This brown bag session will introduce … Read More

PCORI adopts peer-review process

On Feb. 24, the Patient Centered Outcomes Research Institute (PCORI) Board of Governors adopted a process for primary research peer-review and results-posting as a key part of a broader dissemination and implementation plan. The process is designed to balance the challenges of ensuring the timely release of research results while also assessing their scientific integrity. Key elements of the new process include: Study registration guidelines Clinical trial study results submission guidelines Final report requirements and composition … Read More

IRB Brown Bag Special Series: eIRB Upgrade Mods & CRQs

eIRB Upgrade: Mods & CRQs Presented by Dave Holmgren, IRB manager Thursday, Feb. 26, 2015 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. OHSU Hospital, 8th floor auditorium   This Brown Bag will provide an overview and demonstration of the modification and continuing review submission processes in the new eIRB system. You will see the new modification and continuing review questionnaires and learn how the new system improves upon the current process.

Changes to NSF’s online portal (FastLane) scheduled for Jan. 26

On Jan. 26, 2015, the National Science Foundation (NSF) will implement changes in FastLane to support the revised version of the Proposal and Award Policies and Procedures Guide (PAPPG) and to run additional automated compliance checks on proposals. A revised PAPPG was issued on Nov. 20, 2014, which incorporates OMB’s Uniform Administrative Requirements, Cost Principles, and Audit Requirements for Federal Awards (Uniform Guidance), as well as other policy updates. The following changes will be made … Read More

Research Administration Information Network monthly meeting, Jan. 15

After a brief winter break, the Research Administration Information Network (RAIN) monthly meeting returns Thursday, Jan. 15, starting at 9:30 a.m. to connect you with the latest announcements, updates, and news from research administration at OHSU. Meetings are held the third Thursday of each month from 9:30 a.m. to 11 a.m. All are welcome to attend either in person at OHSU Hospital, 8th floor auditorium (8B60), via West Campus videoconferencing, or through the live stream broadcast. This month’s agenda and slides will be posted on … Read More

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