This afternoon, OHSU announced a $125 million gift from Nike co-founder and Chairman Phil Knight and his wife Penny that will establish a new cardiovascular institute at OHSU. This is the Knights’ second landmark gift to OHSU–in 2008 they gave $100 million to fund the OHSU Knight Cancer Institute–and the largest in OHSU history. Under the leadership of Albert Starr, M.D., co-inventor of the world’s first successful heart valve, and Sanjiv Kaul, M.D., an innovator … Read More
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The Micro-enterprise Inventors Program of Oregon (MIPO) and the Oregon Small Business Development Center Network (OSBDC) will host the 2012 National Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) and Small Business Technology Transfer (STTR) Conference at the Doubletree Hotel Lloyd Center in Portland from November 13 to 15. This conference will provide critical information to researchers and small businesses competing for SBIR/STTR grants and contracts, which amount to approximately $2.5 billion annually. SBIR and STTR are competitive federal government programs … Read More
In 2007, OHSU’s Markus Grompe, M.D., and collaborators, developed an animal model for studying a human-specific parasite that causes malaria. Just recently, this mouse model was used by investigators at Seattle Biomedical Research Institute to gain a better understanding of how proteins are expressed in the liver during infection. Their research was published online in the Journal of Clinical Investigation. The technology was licensed to Yecuris Corporation back in 2007, a biotech company founded by … Read More
OHSU’s Clinical and Translational Research Institute (OCTRI) and The Vancouver Clinic, are pleased to announce collaboration between the two institutions to facilitate research studies. The collaboration is intended to enhance the ability to perform clinical research activities supported by a variety of funding sources (e.g., NIH, industry). Processes at both institutions, including IRB review, access to costing information, and access to patients for recruitment, have been streamlined to allow efficient access better serve to patient’s … Read More
For the past 15 years, The Oregon Evidence-based Practice Center has been reviewing and composing the latest scientific literature to support evidence-based decision making by clinicians and consumers with the overall goal of improving health care in the U.S. OHSU has just been awarded its fourth consecutive federal contract to support our practice center, which is one of only 11 in the country. But with this new federal Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality contract … Read More
Here’s the final video in our five-week series of Getting to Know SciVal Experts. In this video, learn how to find potential collaborators for a funding opportunity by conducting a full text search in SciVal Experts. Learn more about SciVal Experts, or watch other videos in the series.
This week’s video shows you how to look up an OHSU researcher’s publication history in SciVal Experts. Learn more about SciVal Experts, or watch last week’s tutorial.
This week’s video shows you how to identify other experts at OHSU who focus on related topics by using the Similar Experts feature in SciVal Experts. Similar Experts lists both researchers you’ve worked with in the past and others who you haven’t worked with yet. Learn more about SciVal Experts, or watch last week’s tutorial.
Learn how researchers across a wide range of disciplines are coming together to help our aging population stay healthy and maintain independence. View the new Healthy Aging Alliance website.
Interested in collecting samples from one of the largest local health systems? This is an opportunity to collaborate with the NW Biobank at Kaiser Permanente to enhance your research. The Kaiser Permanente Center for Health Research (KPCHR), in collaboration with OCTRI, is offering another opportunity for OHSU investigators to guide a specimen-collection effort. The NW Biobank at Kaiser Permanente is currently collaborating with OHSU investigators to collect cases in these research areas: prostate cancer, lung cancer, depression, risk biomarkers of … Read More