Posts Tagged ‘clinical research’

Reminder: eCRIS Coffee Talk tomorrow, Thursday, Nov. 14

If your studies involve prospectively consented human subjects, then starting in January 2014, you will be required to use eCRIS, an institution-wide computer application for the budgeting, financial management, contracting, and study management of OHSU clinical research studies, including subject tracking, regulatory reporting, and document management. Come join us for coffee, learn about new functionality launching November 18, and hear about user experience to date on Thursday, November 14, 2013, from 9 to 10 a.m. in … Read More

OCTRI announces 2014 Catalyst Awards

The Oregon Clinical & Translational Research Institute has funded three projects designed to enhance translational research at OHSU. These novel, collaborative, multidisciplinary studies will lead to further research and funding in translational research. Awardees Penelope Hogarth “Neurodegeneration with Brain Iron Accumulation: Research Cohort Developement” Cynthia McEvoy “From Mother to Baby: Blocking Lung Disease and the Epigenetic Changes in Childhood Caused by Maternal Smoking During Pregnancy” Garet Lahvis “Oregon Animation Test for Social Reciprocity” For full … Read More

Gearing up for the eCRIS transition in 2014

In about two months, eCRIS, OHSU’s new clinical research management system, will be required for all new clinical studies enrolling prospectively consented human subjects. Later in 2014, eCRIS will become mandatory for existing studies as well. As of October, about 100 people have been trained on eCRIS and 60 new studies have voluntarily made the transition. While eCRIS was designed to make your life easier, new users have found that it’s harder to learn when … Read More

Reminder: Biomedical Innovation Program Panel Discussion on Nov. 11

Innovation Panel Discussion being held November 11. 2013, from 3 to 4 p.m. in CHH 3171. Please RSVP to Colleen Lay if you would like to attend the panel discussion. The Oregon Clinical & Translational Research Institute (OCTRI) is now accepting letters of intent to apply for its Biomedical Innovation Program. The intent of this funding mechanism is to accelerate the delivery of healthcare technologies from academia to the marketplace, thereby improving health care. All applicants are strongly … Read More

Winter deadlines for American Heart research grants and fellowships

The American Heart Association has announced its winter deadlines for a wide range of funding opportunities relating to cardiovascular disease and stroke. All proposals and applications will be due either January 16th or 17th, 2014. Find the full program descriptions below. American Heart Association – Winter 2014 Funding Opportunities National Scientist Development Grant- Up to $77,000 per year for up to four years to support beginning scientists in their progress toward independence by funding research projects … Read More

IRB Notes: Breaking down some frequently used IRB terms

Analyst Notes Institutional Review Board (IRB) terminology can often be confusing to new and seasoned researchers alike. Here is a brief refresher on the most commonly used terms. Fully identifiable: Data or samples which include personal identifiers — information which would allow the person who provided the materials to be identified. If a study involves interaction with subjects the data or samples would be considered fully identifiable, at least when collected. Personal identifiers include, but … Read More

Pilot funding from Oregon Alzheimer Disease Center, LOIs due Oct. 15

The Oregon Alzheimer Disease Center (OADC) seeks applications for its pilot project program, which provides $25,000 to $30,000 to promote basic or clinical biomedical, translational, epidemiological, caregiving, educational or behavioral research on Alzheimer’s disease, other dementias, and normal brain aging. The funding is intended for the development of preliminary data for future applications for independent research support. This award is ideal for postdoctoral fellows or junior faculty, but may also be awarded to more senior … Read More

Project funding available for biomedical commercialization, LOIs due Nov. 28

The Oregon Clinical & Translational Research Institute (OCTRI) is now accepting letters of intent to apply for its Biomedical Innovation Program. The intent of this funding mechanism is to accelerate the delivery of healthcare technologies from academia to the marketplace, thereby improving health care. All applicants are strongly encouraged to take advantage of the Innovation Panel Discussion being held November 11. 2013, from 3 to 4 p.m. in CHH 3171. Representatives from the Scientific Review … Read More

Clinical Research Coordinator Training, Sept. 25 & 26

The Oregon Clinical and Translational Research Institute (OCTRI) is sponsoring the next Quarterly Clinical Research Coordinator Training Workshop on September 25 & 26, 2013. This free workshop is designed to provide a basic framework of the responsibilities of the research coordinator, the regulatory and policy requirements for appropriate conduct of clinical research at OHSU, and tools to assist coordinators to successfully perform their role.  It is open to all OHSU and PVAMC employees. (View the … Read More

K12 career development opportunity for a clinician-scientist in women’s health research

The BIRCWH (Building Interdisciplinary Research Careers in Women’s Health) K12 program announces a special funding opportunity for junior research faculty with a clinical doctorate degree or equivalent. Potential clinically prepared applicants can propose research across the full spectrum of research activities including basic science, clinical research, information technology, health services, patient-centered outcomes, policy, public health, behavioral, and applied research. OCTRI anticipates one opening for a K12 scholar in Winter of 2014. Deadline for applications is … Read More

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