Posts Tagged ‘community’

2016 Lifesavers Breakfast, Nov. 16

The OHSU community is invited to join Donate Life Northwest for the 2016 Lifesavers Breakfast. The OHSU Transplant Program works closely with Donate Life Northwest, which helps make it possible for OHSU to transplant more than 200 organs each year. This event supports the organization’s mission to increase organ, eye, and tissue donation. The program includes keynote speakers sharing their stories of living donation, recognition of the donors, and celebration of the people who make donation … Read More

Don’t miss Career Networking Night at Research Week, May 3

Join OHSU alumni and Portland professionals at this career networking night geared toward postdocs and graduate students. Meet with faculty representatives from various academic settings, scientists from large and small companies, intellectual property, laboratory and project management, administration, compliance, and a wide range of other career alternatives in science. Of special note, internship and hiring resources will be represented. HR representatives from Intel and the Knight Cancer Institute will be there to talk about what they look for in candidates, and internship organizers … Read More

Community conversation series: Mosquitos, babies, and the Zika virus, Apr. 18

The Community Conversation series, hosted by the Northwest Association for Biomedical Research (NWABR), resumes later this month with an examination of the Zika Virus. Despite media attention, there are more questions than answers about the connection between Zika virus infection and abnormal development in babies. Join NWABR to learn what the experts know, and to understand special considerations in research with babies and pregnant women. The discussion will be facilitated by OHSU clinical scientist Dawn Nolt, M.D., M.P.H. Monday, April 18, 5:45 – … Read More

Students and postdocs: We want your ugly data!

Do you have an unfortunate set of data? An image of an experiment gone terribly wrong? Perhaps a rather hideous figure? Turn in your ugly data for a chance to win a prize at Research Week! On Monday, May 2, day one of Research Week 2016, attendees will vote for the ugliest data during the poster session. You no doubt have some repulsive data in your notebooks or on your computer, and every field is bound to specialize in … Read More

2016 Kathryn Robertson Memorial Lecture: Reducing gun violence through science and collaboration, Apr. 22

The 6th Annual Kathryn Robertson Memorial Lecture in Global Health will feature Mark Rosenberg, M.D., M.P.P., chief executive officer of The Task Force for Global Health in Decatur, Ga. The Task Force for Global Health works to address unmet health needs of people in low-income countries, focusing on controlling or eliminating neglected tropical and vaccine-preventable diseases. Friday, Apr. 22 12 p.m. Doernbecher Children’s Hospital Vey Auditorium, 11th floor Rosenberg joined The Task Force for Global Health in 1999 and currently serves … Read More

OHSU Melanoma Research Expo, May 21

Since launching its “War on Melanoma” and creating the Melanoma Community Registry in 2014, OHSU Department of Dermatology has enrolled over 4,800 melanoma survivors, family members, and friends who are interested in participating in research. Join them in celebrating at the second annual skin cancer screening and research expo! Melanoma Research Expo Saturday, May 21 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Collaborative Life Sciences Building The event will include presentations by OHSU melanoma researchers, free skin … Read More

OTRADI launches interactive bioscience ecosystem map

The Oregon Translational Research and Development Institute (OTRADI) has launched the first interactive Oregon Bioscience Ecosystem and Map. The comprehensive database and searchable map showcases the breadth and diversity of Oregon’s thriving bioscience industry. The interactive map allows visitors to search bioscience companies by area of focus, company size, and location. It is intended to capture the broader bioscience ecosystem by highlighting the state’s incubators, accelerators, investors, research institutions, contract research and manufacturing organizations, in addition to relevant … Read More

Marquam Hill Lecture: Martin Schreiber, Feb. 18

The 2016 Marquam Hill Lecture Series continues this month with OHSU’s Martin Schreiber, M.D., presenting, “Lessons from the battlefield: How military trauma care informs civilian care in the United States.” Marquam Hill Lecture Thursday, Feb. 18 7 p.m. Collaborative Life Sciences Building About the lecture Head and brain trauma are two of the most common mechanisms of injury on the battlefield. Medical professionals must act quickly with the best available guidelines to treat injured war fighters. How … Read More

Under-Represented Minority Postdoc Recruitment Day, Apr. 14-16

OHSU is accepting applications for the first URM postdoc recruitment day travel fellowship, which provides travel and all associated costs of a visit to OHSU April 14-16. We are seeking candidates who are considered under-represented in biomedical science according to NIH and who may be considering a postdoctoral appointment at OHSU. Participants will be introduced to areas of scientific strength at OHSU, meet with potential mentors and future colleagues, and receive information about on-campus activities and life in the greater … Read More

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

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