Posts Tagged ‘clinical research’

Clinical scientists: Free workshop on PCORI’s pragmatic clinical studies initiative, Sept. 20

The Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute (PCORI) is hosting a free one-day workshop on understanding their pragmatic clinical studies initiative. The main speaker will be Dr. David Hickam, program director of the Clinical Effectiveness Research program at PCORI and former OHSU professor. This workshop is specifically designed for experienced clinical investigators and will address: PCORI’s funding opportunities, letters of intent and application requirements. PCORI’s priority clinical areas and targeted research topics. Problems and questions that may arise … Read More

Who’s new at OHSU? Pamela Cassidy, Ph.D.

Pamela Cassidy, Ph.D., is a research associate professor in the Department of Dermatology at OHSU. Her research focus is on melanoma chemoprevention – developing agents that ameliorate the pathophysiological processes resulting from ultraviolet (UV) radiation. Where were you before coming to OHSU? I was at the University of Utah. I did my graduate and postdoc work there and then spent the last 15 years at the University of Utah’s Huntsman Cancer Institute. So, in total, … Read More

CRCN meeting tomorrow, July 1: eIRB Upgrade demo

Please join the Clinical Research Coordinator Network in a special IRB presentation on the new eIRB upgrade, Wednesday, July 1. This demonstration of the new eIRB system will include a presentation of the new processes for initial submissions, modifications and CRQs, and the new Reportable New Information (RNI) system. This presentation will be followed by a Q&A session and networking. CRCN Quarterly Meeting: eIRB Upgrade demo Wednesday, July 1 11 a.m. to 12 p.m. Mackenzie … Read More

Considering sex as a biological variable; new NIH requirement effective Jan. 2016

Women comprise slightly more than half of the population–and their representation is relatively well balanced in NIH-sponsored clinical research, where they now account for roughly half of all participants. But this shift has not occurred in the preclinical realm. Today, most NIH-sponsored animal studies are focused on males, and many investigators do not report on the sex of the subjects from whom cells are obtained for cell line work. This lack of balance may obscure … Read More

OCTRI Research Forum: Turning a proposal into a protocol, May 28

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 May’s topic: Turning a proposal into a protocol Research proposal vs. a study protocol- what’s the difference?  Learn how to fine tune your research proposal and prepare a protocol ready to implement. Mary Samuels from the Clinical & Translational Research Center, and Bridget Adams, Investigator Support and Integration Services, will lead … Read More

OCTRI Research Forum: Special populations in research, Apr. 28

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 April’s topic: Including special populations in your research Panel experts will discuss inclusiveness in recruiting participants for studies, including pediatric and geriatric populations, pregnant women, and persons with disabilities. Come learn about what you need to consider when recruiting from these and other special populations. Mary Samuels from the Clinical & … Read More

Catalyst Award applications due Mar. 31

Applications for the Oregon Clinical & Translational Research Institute (OCTRI) Catalyst Awards are due Mar. 31, 2015. This pilot project funding is designed to facilitate novel, collaborative, multidisciplinary studies that will lead to further research and funding in translational research. Catalyst awardee spotlight 2014 Garet Lahvis, Ph.D. “Oregon Animation Test for Social Reciprocity” Garet Lahvis, Ph.D., is an Assistant Professor of Behavioral Neuroscience at OHSU. Dr. Lahvis’s research has focused on the development of objective assessments … Read More

OCTRI Research Forum: Survey design and tools part II, Mar. 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 March’s topic: Survey design and tools part II Learn best practices in creating and using a survey for research and discover available tools offered through OCTRI and other resources. Presenters: Rob Schuff, Julie Mitchell and Bridget Adams. Thursday, Mar. 12, 2015 12 to 1 p.m. Vey Auditorium, Doernbecher Children’s Hospital, 11th … Read More

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

eCRIS gets easier and faster with Gridless update, Jan. 26

For clinical research study staff, eCRIS is about to get a boost with the release of the gridless view for the Visit Schedule module. This release is set for Monday, Jan. 26, 2015, and all studies will be converted to the new gridless Visit Schedule data entry model. Gridless is the conversion in the Visit Schedule, and partly in the Budget module, from a grid view to a gridless view and will make building and modifying … Read More

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