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Medical Research Foundation of Oregon Awards nominations due Aug. 21

Do you work with an outstanding researcher you’d like to see recognized? Each year, the Medical Research Foundation commends Oregonians who are performing cutting-edge research and who demonstrate outstanding leadership qualities. Awards are available in the following categories: The Discovery Award acknowledges an Oregon investigator who has made significant, original contributions to health‐related research while working in Oregon. This research can be in the basic, clinical or behavioral sciences, or can be research in health care delivery, … Read More

Michael Cohen, Ph.D., named Pew Scholar

Hot off last week’s Industry Spotlight comes more news about Michael Cohen: he has been named to the 2015 class of Pew Scholars. The Pew Scholars are selected each year by the Pew Charitable Trusts–the program supports the research of young investigators who demonstrate exceptional potential in biomedical research.  This important award reflects Cohen’s promise as a researcher and innovator. His research concerns how ADP-ribosyltransferases affect learning, memory, and other brain functions. He is engineering these … Read More

OCTRI announces 2016 Catalyst Award recipients

The Oregon Clinical & Translational Research Institute (OCTRI) is pleased to announce the 2016 Catalyst Award recipients. This grant is designed to support novel, collaborative research initiatives at OHSU.  David Ellison, director of OCTRI, says, “This year, the RFA encouraged proposals to develop novel research methodologies that may have generalizable applications.” Click here to read project abstracts. OCTRI’s Catalyst program receives institutional support from the School of Medicine’s Research Roadmap initiative and the Office of … Read More

OCTRI announces 2015 Biomedical Innovation Program award recipients

The Oregon Clinical & Translational Research Institute (OCTRI) is pleased to announce the funding of three research awards through its Biomedical Innovation Program. The program cultivates and selects promising translational projects that develop new biomedical devices, diagnostics, and software. Via commercialization from academia to the marketplace, the objective is to move innovative technologies to clinical application, and thus to make a meaningful impact on human health. The Biomedical Innovation Program is a collaboration between OCTRI … Read More

Brian J. O’Roak, Ph.D., selected as Alfred P. Sloan Research Fellow in Neuroscience

Brian J. O’Roak, Ph.D., has been chosen for a 2015 Alfred P. Sloan Research Fellowship. Sloan Fellowship recipients are nominated by fellow scientists and selected by an independent panel of senior scholars based on independent research accomplishments, creativity and potential to become a leader in his or her field. O’Roak studies the genetic basis of neurodevelopmental disorders, including groundbreaking research into the underpinnings of autism.  Check out OHSU’s media release.

Let’s Get Healthy! wins the 2015 SOPHE Technology Award

Let’s Get Healthy!, the popular interactive education and research exhibit, has just won the Society for Public Health Education (SOPHE) Technology Award. Let’s Get Healthy! debuted in 2007 to increase public awareness of biomedical research and demonstrate how public participation in research can advance biomedical science. Currently, more than 16,700 people have participated at 107 sites (including four states outside of Oregon) with an additional 700 participating in two longitudinal cohort studies. The project is … Read More

Medical Research Foundation honors top Oregon scientists, mentors

The Medical Research Foundation of Oregon has announced the recipients of its 2014 awards for scientific leadership and innovation in Oregon. The awards were presented Wednesday, Nov. 12. Established in 1942, the MRF promotes medical research achievement across the state. In addition to awarding its annual leadership and innovation honors, it administers more than $1 million in annual research funding and early investigator grants that support the work of outstanding investigators at research institutions across … Read More

Susan Tolle, M.D., awarded MacLean Center Prize in Clinical Ethics

The 2014 MacLean Center Prize in Clinical Ethics was presented to Susan Tolle, M.D., at the 26th annual Dorothy J. MacLean Fellows Conference in Chicago earlier this month. Tolle, a professor of medicine at OHSU and director of the OHSU Center for Ethics in Health Care, is one of the founders of the Physician Orders for Life-Sustaining Treatment (POLST) movement in Oregon. The MacLean Prize, an award of $50,000, is the largest award in the clinical … Read More

Five OHSU faculty among world’s “hottest researchers”

A report titled “The World’s Most Influential Scientific Minds 2014,” was published by Thomson Reuters this past summer. This annual ScienceWatch list is a selection of authors publishing high-impact papers on groundbreaking and influential research. This year’s list included five OHSU researchers from three different disciplines: Biology & Biochemistry: –Eric Gouaux, Ph.D. Senior Scientist, the Vollum Institute Clinical Medicine: –Christopher Corless, M.D., Ph.D., Chief Medical Officer, Knight Diagnostic Laboratories –Brian Druker, M.D., Director, Knight Cancer … Read More

OCTRI Research Forum: Mentored career development awards, Nov. 10

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 November’s topic: Mentored Career Development Awards Learn about strategies to write a successful mentor career development award and hear about resources available through OCTRI for applicants. Presented by Cindy Morris. Monday, Nov. 10, 2014 12 to 1 p.m. Mackenzie Hall 2201 Topics will be presented in a problem-solution fashion, and anyone … Read More

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