Posts Tagged ‘collaboration’

OHSU partners with Epic to advance research in electronic health records

OHSU’s Department of Medical Informatics and Clinical Epidemiology has launched a new partnership with Epic Systems Corporation—makers of electronic health records software—to support research and education in informatics. OHSU is the first academic medical center to partner with Epic in this way. Read more.

New International Collaboration grants from the NSF

The National Science Foundation is soliciting proposals for their Catalyzing New International Collaborations program, which will support U.S. researchers’ participation in activities intended to catalyze new international collaborations. The program is designed to open up new scientific directions for the awardee with the intent that larger-scale research proposals will be submitted to relevant NSF programs for continuing support of the project. Supported projects include, but are not limited to: research planning visits, initial data gathering activities, … Read More

Brown bag seminar: How to Pitch to Industry, Oct. 22

When pitching to the Pharma and Biotech industry, developing an effective strategy to create new, long-lasting partnerships can be difficult. The office of Technology Transfer & Business Development (TTBD) offers insight to align your expertise, resources and partnering philosophies to connect with a wide variety of companies in the industry. Join us for a brown bag presentation and Q&A on “How to Pitch to Industry” led by Abhijit Banerjee, director of Business Development and Joseph … Read More

Knight Cancer Institute showcased by Intel president at tech conference

As reported in Knight News, Intel President Renee James recently highlighted Intel’s collaboration with OHSU to advance personalized cancer medicine during her keynote address at the 2013 Intel Developer Forum in San Francisco on September 10. At about 15 minutes into her speech, James plays a video that shows a number of familiar faces and includes interviews with Brian Druker, M.D., and Joe Gray, Ph.D. After the keynote, Paul Spellman, Ph.D., was also interviewed for … Read More

W. M. Keck Foundation to support new microscopy collaboration at OHSU

The OHSU Center for Spatial Systems Biomedicine (OCSSB), a multidisciplinary center within the OHSU Knight Cancer Institute and School of Medicine, has been awarded $1 million by the W. M. Keck Foundation to support the world’s first microscope that integrates both light and electron microscope techniques. This state-of-the-art technology, being developed in collaboration with Hillsboro-based FEI, allows researchers to associate cell behavior to precise points in the cellular architecture. Researchers from around the globe, including OHSU, … Read More

OHSU study calls attention to health care disparities experienced by autistic adults

A recently published study, headed by Christina Nicolaidis, M.D., M.P.H., associate professor of medicine, found a significant difference between the reported quality of health care experienced by autistic adults and non-autistic adults. Overall, autistic adults were less likely to utilize preventative services, and reported a greater number of unmet health care needs as well as a higher use of the emergency department. The study, published in the Journal of General Internal Medicine, surveyed 209 autistic adults and 228 non-autistic … Read More

OHSU researchers link increased protein production in nerve cells to hypertension

School of Dentistry researchers in collaboration from researchers from the School of Medicine’s Departments of Biomedical Engineering and Physiology & Pharmacology published a study in The Journal of Neuroscience Research that is the first to link blood pressure with the production and secretion of a protein in nerve cells known as BDNF, or Brain-Derived Neurotrophic Factor. It appears that pressure-sensitive nerve cell production of BDNF increases substantially during hypertension, which suggests that this research has serious implications for the … Read More

Unique opportunity to collaborate with NIH scientists on translational projects

Updated 12/5/12: Opportunities for Collaborative Research at the NIH Clinical Center (U01) has been released. This fall, the NIH will be issuing a request for proposals from teams of extramural (non-NIH) and internal NIH investigators to conduct collaborative translational research projects. To facilitate collaborations between basic scientists and clinical investigators, NIH has created a website that includes a searchable database of intramural investigators, as was as information about resources available at the NIH Clinical Center. … Read More

Tomasz Beer, M.D., to join Dream Team for prostate cancer research

OHSU researcher and Knight Cancer Institute Deputy Director Tomasz Beer, M.D., has been selected to participate in a prestigious, six-person Dream Team to fight advanced-stage prostate cancer. Funding for this collaborative initiative is provided by Stand Up to Cancer, the Prostate Cancer Foundation, and the American Association for Cancer Research. Dr. Beer will be working with researchers from four University of California campuses–San Francisco, Los Angeles, Santa Crus, and Davis–as well as the University of … Read More

$125 million gift from Phil and Penny Knight to support cardiovascular research at OHSU

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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