Posts Tagged ‘collaboration’

2014 Oregon Bioscience Conference, Sept. 15-17

The Oregon Bio 2014 Annual Conference highlights exciting trends and opportunities that are emerging in Oregon’s bioscience community. The overarching mission of the Oregon Bioscience Association is to promote the growth and quality of the bioscience industry in Oregon through community, collaboration and commercialization. The conference will be held at Marylhurst University; the keynote dinner will be at the Collaborative Life Sciences Building. Conference schedule: Day One explores Oregon’s best bioscience research and ideas for … Read More

Project funding available for biomedical commercialization, LOIs due Nov. 12

The Oregon Clinical & Translational Research Institute (OCTRI) is now accepting letters of intent to apply for 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. All applicants are strongly encouraged to take advantage of the Biomedical Innovation Program … Read More

Enhancing clinical research and subject recruitment: A Partnership Between OHSU and The Vancouver Clinic

OHSU’s Clinical and Translational Research Institute (OCTRI) and The Vancouver Clinic have an established collaboration to improve the success of clinical studies. The partnership between OHSU and The Vancouver Clinic can provide several advantages for investigators, including: A large population for expanded recruitment for clinical studies, and expert clinician collaborators. A large primary and specialty care system for health systems research. Single, OHSU IRB review for OHSU investigators. Experience gained by the collaboration has streamlined … Read More

The Cochrane Collaboration to open West Coast branch at OHSU

The Cochrane Collaboration, an international nonprofit that conducts independent systematic reviews on health care topics, announced on Aug. 21 that it plans to open a West Coast branch at Oregon Health & Science University. The Cochrane has 14 centers and 22 branches worldwide, including its primary U.S. center at Johns Hopkins in Baltimore, MD. The new branch will be led by Mark Helfand, M.D., M.S., M.P.H., professor of medicine, and medical informatics and clinical epidemiology … Read More

Find ONPRC and nationally available research resources on new National Primate Research Centers website

The Oregon National Primate Research Center–one of eight NIH-funded primate centers in the country–is part of a new national NPRC Research and Capabilities website that is intended to facilitate innovative research and new collaborations. Use the site to easily learn which animals, equipment, and areas of expertise are available at each center.

Monthly Data Jamborees begin Aug. 22

All OHSU researchers interested in informatics, big data, genomic sequencing and other areas of data analysis are invited to join an open working group of individuals across the university who are utilizing computational resources. The idea behind this new group is to share knowledge and tools while promoting team science at OHSU through 5-10 minute live demos by informatics enthusiasts across campus. All are welcome to present. For more information, contact jamboree co-organizers Adam Margolin, … Read More

Ignite Health V2: Call for Presentations

Ignite Health is a high-energy evening of 5-minute talks by local people who have a burning idea and the guts to get onstage and share their passions. Presentations are quick, fun, thought-provoking, social, local, global and bursting with innovation. The 2014 Ignite Health will be held October 15, 2014 at 5:30 p.m. in the OHSU Collaborative Life Sciences building. TOPICS & AUDIENCE Ignite Health can include topics like wellness, pharmaceuticals, software, medical devices, healthcare reform, reimbursement, … Read More

Cloud storage now available for OHSU researchers

A new cloud storage option is now available for all OHSU faculty, staff and students. It’s called Box and it works a lot like other cloud storage systems including Dropbox, Google Drive and Microsoft’s OneDrive. These types of services allow you to store your files so you can get to them from anywhere and share them with anyone. Box offers similar functionality, but with added protections in place for OHSU confidential and restricted data or … Read More

PancWest Symposium, Sept. 5-6

The OHSU Brenden-Colson Center for Pancreatic Care and the OHSU Knight Cancer Institute are pleased to announce the inaugural PancWest Symposium, an interactive scientific meeting covering the latest advances and current obstacles in pancreatic cancer research and patient care.  Topics to be covered include advances in clinical patient care, a forum to discuss barriers to further progress, interactive workshops to discuss collaborative research and funding opportunities, and more. View a list of confirmed speakers. PancWest … Read More

Teams sought for Brain Start-up Challenge

The Heritage Provider Network, National Institutes of Health, and the Center for Advancing Innovation have teamed up to search for commercially viable brain-related inventions important to public health. Teams will have an opportunity to develop a business plan for a brain-related invention and launch a start-up. The challenge is intended to accelerate the commercialization of Federal agency brain-related inventions, spur economic growth, and provide universities with a platform to further develop their entrepreneurship-learning portfolio. Teams must … Read More

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