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Commercialization of an MRI breast cancer detection technology

In 2000, OHSU Advanced Imaging Research Center (AIRC) scientists developed the Shutter-Speed Model (“SSM”) for analysis of Dynamic-Contrast-Enhanced (“DCE-MRI”) data. Later, they realized SSM is not just another pharmacokinetic “model,” but actually a new paradigm (“SSP”). The SSP enables more accurate MRI measure of, among other parameters, Ktrans, the rate constant for contrast agent molecule movement between capillaries and extravascular tissue. The researchers determined that systematic errors in the standard tracer pharmacokinetic paradigm “SP” Ktrans … Read More

CRISPR/Cas9 gene editing comes to OHSU

OHSU scientists: you have a new technology available to you–with special pilot pricing available. Several new methods for genome engineering have been introduced in recent years, the most successful of which is the clustered regulatory interspaced short palindromic repeats (CRISPR)/Cas9 system. The OHSU Transgenic Mouse Models Core (TMM) has initiated several preliminary CRISPR pilot projects based in part on a recent campus-wide interest survey. Recently, OHSU’s first F1 mice genetically modified using CRISPR mice were … Read More

Share files between Mac and PC with Box.com

Box.com, OHSU’s preferred cloud storage system, is more than just a place to securely store files and data. It can also bridge the gap between Apple and Microsoft operating platforms. Box operates independently from any one system, which makes sharing and syncing documents easy. For employees who work on both a Mac and a PC, the Box Sync plug-in can be especially useful. It gives users the ability to share files and entire folders with … Read More

INVENT Seminar Series: Kick-off with Dr. Albert Starr and Dr. Richard Wampler keynote, Jan. 7

Are you ready or interested in joining the next league of biomedical inventors and entrepreneurs? If so, please join us for INVENT, an educational program on bioscience innovation and entrepreneurship. Two keynote presentations and a series of weekly seminars will provide information on translating and commercializing discoveries in the health and life sciences. Attendance is free, and medical students, grad students, post-doc fellows, faculty, and members of the bioscience community are all encouraged to attend. … Read More

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 … Read More

TTBD Lunch & Learn: Basics of Starting a Company, Dec. 16

The office of Technology Transfer & Business Development presents: The basics of starting a company in an academic setting: Things you should know, follow or avoid Are you interested in starting a company based on your invention? The Director of Business Development, Jit Banerjee, and the Startup Development Associate, Daphne Emerson, will take you through the basic steps to starting a company based on your technology, including: IP protection and assessment Option or license negotiation … Read More

OCTRI Research Forum: Power and Sample Size Simplified, Dec. 12

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 December’s topic: Power and Sample Size Simplified Refresh your skills on calculating power and sample size for your research proposal. Work through examples in clinical and translational research and learn about tools and resources available to you through the Biostatistics and Design Program. Presented by David Yanez. Friday, Dec. 12, 2014 … Read More

eIACUC II electronic submission system goes live early December

The IACUC team has been working hard to create a new, remodeled electronic protocol submissions system for animal researchers. This new system will include: Simplified protocol form Reduced redundancy Procedure-focused, selectable standard procedures This system has been in the works over the past year, and we have made sure to test it at every stage. To date, we have logged more than 300 hours of testing. In preparation for deployment of the system, we have … Read More

TTBD aims to bring together inventors, investors and industry

The OHSU Technology Transfer & Business Development (TTBD) office is trying to send a clear message: We’ve got some really cool inventions at OHSU, and we’re open for business. Two new articles from the Portland Business Journal have focused on the TTBD office and the importance of commercializing innovations coming out of universities. The first article titled “OHSU conferences aim to bring together inventors, investors and industry,” discussed the office’s efforts to give investors and industry … Read More

Clinical Research Coordinator Network (CRCN) meeting, Nov. 12

You’re invited to the next Clinical Research Coordinator Network meeting to learn about OHSU’s research pharmacy services. CRCN’s mission is to provide ongoing education and professional development activities for clinical research personnel at OHSU and the Portland VA. Meeting Topic: Everything you wanted to know about OHSU Research Pharmacy Services but were afraid to ask Wednesday, Nov. 12, 2014 11 a.m to 12 p.m. CHH 3171, room 1A Jen Petrolati, PharmD, BCPS, OHSU pharmacist in … Read More

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