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NIH Shared Instrumentation Grant, internal applications due Feb. 7

The Shared Instrument Grant Program (S10) provides groups of NIH-supported investigators funds to purchase or upgrade a single item of expensive, specialized, commercially available instrumentation or an integrated system that costs at least $100,000. Types of instruments supported include confocal and electron microscopes, biomedical imagers, mass spectrometers, DNA sequencers, biosensors, cell-sorters, X-ray diffraction systems, and NMR spectrometers among others. There is no limit on the number of applications an institution may submit provided the applications … Read More

Update: eCRIS Mandatory Use Moved to Thursday, Jan. 29

The date all new clinical studies enrolling prospectively consented human subjects are required to use OHSU’s electronic clinical research information system, eCRIS, has been moved to Jan. 29, 2014 from Jan. 14, 2014. We still encourage you to get prepared to use eCRIS.  Some helpful ways to get prepared are: complete required and/or recommended training and visit the eCRIS information site for additional resources. Resources eCRIS website eCRIS FAQ’s Page eCRIS Training eCRIS Big Brain … Read More

New Responsible Conduct of Research training opportunity from OCTRI

RCR Training for Scholars and Trainees This eight-hour seminar meets the RCR (Responsible Conduct of Research) requirements of the NIH K award or T award, or any federal or non-federal career development grant. It is an interactive and practical experience that is focused on addressing real issues that have arisen in the course of your research. This may be related to ethics, integrity and regulatory matters; including anything from how you recruit and consent patients to … Read More

New from NIH RePORTER: Matchmaker

The NIH RePORTER, or Research Portfolio Online Reporting Tools website, is our go-to resource for finding out what types of projects are being funded by different institutes and study sections. This week, the NIH announced a new search tool within RePORTER called Matchmaker that allows you to paste in a  full abstract and search for similar funded projects. Arguably the coolest part of this new tool is that it automatically creates charts of the most common … Read More

Your feedback wanted on potential Medicinal Chemistry Core

Although OHSU currently possesses significant infrastructure supporting Medicinal Chemistry, including state-of-the-art organic chemistry laboratories and talented organic chemists, this resource is not widely available to OHSU investigators. Whereas other universities have well-established Core Facilities that support drug discovery, at OHSU this activity is currently limited to individual laboratories. To meet this need at OHSU, and in response to repeated enquiries about the possibility of fee-for-service chemical synthesis, organic chemists at OHSU and the VA Hospital … Read More

Frequently asked questions about eCRIS

What is eCRIS? eCRIS is OHSU’s new electronic Clinical Research Information System. It is used for management of clinical research studies and facilitates study set up and ongoing management, including budgeting, financial management and subject tracking. Is it mandatory? Starting when? Yes. Studies that meet the inclusion criteria that are submitted to eIRB on or after 1/14/14 must use eCRIS. Ongoing studies must be transitioned to eCRIS  by 7/14/14. Which studies are required to be … Read More

OHSU partners with Epic to advance research in electronic health records

OHSU’s Department of Medical Informatics and Clinical Epidemiology has launched a new partnership with Epic Systems Corporation—makers of electronic health records software—to support research and education in informatics. OHSU is the first academic medical center to partner with Epic in this way. Read more.

OHSU, Portland State, and Portland Development Commission partner on grants to startups

Earlier this year, the Portland Development Commission launched the University Startup Commercialization Grant Program to strengthen the relationship between Portland’s two major research universities—OHSU and Portland State—and the city’s entrepreneurs. As a result, six local startup companies based on OHSU and PSU technologies will receive grants of up to $30,000 to support commercialization. The three OHSU-affiliated recipients are: Nzumbe, Odyssey Science Innovations and Gamma Therapeutics. The three PSU-affiliated recipients are: SweetSense, Inc., APDM and Hawthorne … Read More

Oregon Bioscience Association workshop on SBIRs, Dec. 13

The Oregon Bioscience Association is holding an informational workshop on Small Business Innovation Research Awards, more commonly referred to as SBIR’s, and other forms of government grant funding. This is a great event for any aspiring scientific entrepreneur. This workshop will cover the broadest spectrum of federal programs, including SBIR/STTR programs for the National Science Foundation, United States Department of Agriculture, and the Environmental Protection Agency, with an emphasis on the National Institutes of Health. David H. Farrell, … Read More

TTBD Brown Bag: How to make the Transfer of Materials (virtually) painless, Dec. 5

Do you want to learn how to complete mutual agreements for research collaborations? Do you want to make the process quicker, more efficient, and virtually painless? OHSU’s office of Technology Transfer & Business Development (TTBD) will show you the various types of  research agreements to help you save time and effort. Come join this lunch time presentation on “How to make the transfer of materials (virtually) painless” on December 5, 2013 in Mackenzie Hall 2201, … Read More

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