On Thursday, October 25, Technology Transfer and Business Development (TTBD) hosted the 2012 Technology Innovation Awards to recognize OHSU researchers who had technologies licensed or optioned in the last fiscal year as well as those who brought in top dollars from industry to support their research. The ceremony drew a large crowd to the Casey Eye Institute Macdonald Auditorium and featured keynote speaker Kenton Gregory, M.D., FACC, head of OHSU’s new Center for Regenerative Medicine. … Read More
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Each year, distinguished faculty from around the state are recognized by the Medical Research Foundation of Oregon for outstanding leadership and innovation in science. This year, three scientists received awards, including OHSU’s Bonnie Nagel, Ph.D., associate professor of psychiatry and behavioral neuroscience and director of Pediatric Neuropsychology in the Division of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry. Dr. Nagel received the Richard T. Jones New Investigator Award, which recognizes a new investigator who shows exceptional promise early … Read More
This year Portland’s Achievement Rewards for College Scientists (ARCS) Foundation has designated nine students from OHSU’s Graduate Studies Program as ARCS Scholars. This Scholar Award provides students with $6,000 per year over three years in support of their academic pursuits. The Portland ARCS Foundation is one of 17 independently operated chapters nationwide. The mission of the ARCS Foundation Chapters is to support and nurture American women and men in doctoral programs, and since 2005, the Portland … Read More
The following article has been reproduced with permission from the School of Dentistry’s Dental Bites newsletter. Congratulations to all three awardees! The first awards have been made to School of Dentistry faculty through the newly-created Dean’s Fund for Research Support. Receiving $40,000 grants for research are Agnieszka Balkowiec, M.D., Ph.D., associate professor of integrative biosciences, the team of Tom Hilton, D.M.D., M.S., alumni centennial professor of operative dentistry, and Jack Ferracane, Ph.D., professor and chair … Read More
The American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) seeks nominations for its 2012 Mentor Awards. There are two categories: the Lifetime Mentor Award and the Mentor Award. Both honor individuals who have consistently demonstrated extraordinary leadership to increase the participation of underrepresented groups in the sciences. The difference is that the Mentor Award is for nominees who have spent less have 25 years in the role of mentor, while the Lifetime Mentor Award is … Read More
Congratulations to all the dentistry students who were recognized for their outstanding research in March! The following article has been reproduced with permission from the School of Dentistry’s Dental Bites newsletter. In early March, a dental student poster, presented at the American Student Dental Association (ASDA) national meeting in Minneapolis by third-year dental student Iraj Kasimi, won first place out of 20 posters nationwide. The poster, “Acidogenic Mutans Streptococci Strains Persist One Year Post-Caries RestorativeTherapy,” … Read More
Last month, faculty, researchers, and staff who report to Dan Dorsa, Ph.D., Vice President for Research at OHSU, gathered to celebrate their contributions to the Research Mission over the past year. During the event, a handful of employees were recognized for their exceptional work. View a list of these award winners below, and be sure to check out photos from the event.