Posts Tagged ‘community’

In case you missed it: Updates from the Knight Cancer Institute

Testing the impact of reference pricing on cancer care More than 15 million colonoscopies are performed in the U.S. each year as a routine cancer-prevention service, but did you know that the price for this procedure can vary by more than tenfold within a metropolitan area? David Lieberman, M.D., discusses the impact of reference pricing for colonoscopy services in a commentary in JAMA Internal Medicine. Find out more on Knight News. MicroRNA as an early … Read More

OCTRI Announces 2016 Community Research Coalition Grant recipients

The Oregon Clinical and Translational Research Institute (OCTRI) is pleased to announce the recipients of the 2016 Community Research Coalition Grant (CRCG). This program funds proposals from community organizations within three regional research coalitions in Oregon. The CRCG supports local efforts to plan, implement, and evaluate research projects that address local health and wellness issues. It also cultivates and strengthens collaborations between OHSU investigators and statewide community partners. Jackie Shannon, director of the Integrated Program … Read More

Research Week: New Faculty Lightning Rounds today!

What new research is under way at OHSU? What will be the next big thing to come out of an OHSU lab? We asked all faculty members hired since January 2013 to join us at Research Week to share their exciting new work with the rest of the research community. New to Research Week in 2015, this event allows faculty members new to the university to showcase their project or program in a five-minute, one-slide presentation. … Read More

The art of science: Submit your prettiest data to Research Week

Last week, we asked for your ugliest…. This week, we want to see the most beautiful data to come out of a lab at OHSU. Throughout Research Week, your most aesthetically pleasing works of science will be featured on display in the old library for all to appreciate. At the end of the week, there will be a drawing from the pool of participants for tickets to the Portland Art Museum or the Portland International … 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

Latest news for HIV vaccines, treatments, and possible cures workshop, Nov. 11

The Cascade AIDS Project and OHSU, in conjunction with the 32nd Annual NHP Models for AIDS Symposium, invites teachers and community members interested in HIV/AIDS to an interactive discussion with world experts on research and care in HIV/AIDS. The workshop, “The Latest News for HIV Vaccines, Treatments, and Possible Cures,” is free and open to the public. Speakers include Tyler TerMeer, executive director, Cascade AIDS Project Nancy Haigwood, Ph.D., AIDS vaccine researcher and director of OHSU’s Oregon National Primate … Read More

Diversity focus: Research interns get hands-on lab experiences

The Center for Diversity and Inclusion thanks research faculty and postdoc fellows who are serving as mentors to the research interns who are part of the Ted R. Lilley Cancer CURE and Summer Equity internship programs. This summer, CDI has placed 26 high school and college students in research lab experiences throughout OHSU. The highly competitive programs drew over 200 applicants from across Oregon and the United States. Interns receive a stipend during their time … Read More

Collaborative Life Sciences Building Open House, June 26

Members of the OHSU community are invited to join colleagues from Portland State University and Oregon State University for a tour of the new Collaborative Life Sciences Building on June 26. This will be your only opportunity to see many aspects of the building before access is restricted or space is in use. Parking is limited; please plan to use the tram or streetcar. Collaborative Life Sciences Building Open House Thursday, June 26 from 2 to 6 p.m. … Read More

OMSI seeks applicants for Science Communication Fellowship program

Looking for an opportunity to engage with the public and learn how to better communicate your science? The Oregon Museum of Science and Industry invitees OHSU faculty, postdoctoral fellows, graduate students, and research technicians to apply for their Science Communication Fellowship program. After participating in specialized training, fellows are certified by OMSI as current science ambassadors and skilled communicators. Fellows join OMSI in helping public audiences engage with science in meaningful and relevant ways. Tuition for the … Read More

Faculty and postdoc mentors wanted for high school science outreach program

The OHSU Partnership for Scientific Inquiry (PSI) is a successful science outreach program which attracts bright and talented high school students who have a keen interest in science and medicine. The program is currently seeking research faculty and post-doc mentors. Mentors will attend one class at OHSU to give a brief presentation to the students and then meet periodically with an assigned student to help them read a peer-reviewed article and prepare a research proposal. The class … Read More

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