Research Resources

New RATE online learning: Brief, convenient, informative

Classroom training is still available but now there’s a more convenient way to launch into learning about select research administration topics from Research Administration Training and Education. These modules enable new supervisors, investigators, researchers and research administrators to learn about the core components of each topic anytime with their OHSU network credentials. Those with more direct job responsibilities can follow links to further learning at the close of each module. Effort Concepts Understand the importance of … Read More

OHSU Researchers: Core Pilot Funds – Update

Update 2 – December 1, 2017:  The University Shared Resources program would like to thank those who applied for FY2018 USR Pilot Fund Grants. They received nearly double the number of applications from 2016 and are working to process them all as quickly as possible. They hope to notify all applicants with a decision on or before Friday, December 8, 2017–and they appreciate the interest in this program. Stay tuned for future opportunities. Update: the deadline for this funding opportunity has … Read More

Join RAIN: Research Administration Information Network

Research Administration Information Network, or RAIN, serves the research community, particularly those who take part in the many aspects of research administration. Monthly RAIN meetings provide the latest NIH updates, award administration news, learning opportunities, process improvement projects, RDA staffing updates, and other information that affects research administration at OHSU. Research Development and Administration units, members of research departments, and other members of the OHSU research community present information and answer questions. Everyone is welcome to attend RAIN … Read More

OCTRI information session: Updates from the CTSA

If you are interested in training programs, regulatory expertise, and other resources needed to conduct translational research, we encourage you to attend this session to learn more about the services and programs offered by the Oregon Clinical & Translational Research Institute at OHSU. OCTRI recently received a renewed Clinical and Translational Science Award and this session will provide information on continuing and new OCTRI services, and changes and opportunities you can expect to see. OCTRI information and … Read More

TB testing now available at new walk-in clinic

OHSU employees who need TB testing prior to working with research animals can find the new walk-in clinic hours and location on the Occupational Health’s O2 page.

Upcoming class: RDA 101, Oct. 5th

Are you new to research at OHSU? Looking for guidance on how to navigate research administration? At Research Administration Training & Education (RATE), we connect the research community with workplace learning. The RATE Program offers classes for research administrators as well as others who support research at OHSU, outlined in the research learning portal. RDA 101 is a great place to start whether you are new to OHSU Research or not. RDA 101: Introduction to … Read More

Got big data? Meet Research Data Storage

A flexible research storage platform created specifically to meet the diverse needs of the research community is now available through the OHSU Information Technology Group and the Advanced Computing Center. Research Data Storage provides long-term, large-scale, secure storage housed at two physical locations that provide optimal data replication and redundancy. The platform is easy-to-access, robust and flexible. The cost is $70 per terabyte per year and $140 per terabyte per year for replicated storage. There … Read More

Motor neurons aren’t the only site for restoring locomotive function

Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis is the most common adult onset motor neuron disease for which there is no cure or treatment that significantly extends life. ALS causes the death of neurons that control voluntary muscles and is characterized by gradually worsening weakness, loss of motor function and, when the individual can no longer breathe, death. The only FDA-approved drug used to treat ALS prolongs on average the lifetime of a patient by two to three months. A feature in neurodegenerative diseases, including about 90 percent … Read More

OCTRI receives $37 million grant from the National Center for Advancing Translational Sciences

The National Institutes of Health has named OHSU’s Oregon Clinical & Translational Research Institute a recipient of 2017 Clinical and Translational Science Award (CTSA) grant. OCTRI was an original recipient of the program in 2006, and the new award provides more than $37 million in federal funding to support the Institute’s work over the next five years. OCTRI helps accelerate the translation of research into clinical use, medical practice and health policy, with the goal of improving the health of the … Read More

Launching a portal to streamline research services at the DCM

Announcing a single portal for animal research: DCM Operations The Department of Comparative Medicine will be transitioning to a web-based system for research-associated tasks. The centralized system is designed to improve the efficiency of DCM so that researchers can spend more time on research and less time on paperwork. A platform that is familiar to the research community The new system, DCM-OPS, is based on the same Huron Click™ platform as the IRB, IBC and IACUC … Read More

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