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Reminder: The Science and Art of Healthy Aging Conference, Oct. 10

Come attend the second annual Healthy Aging Alliance conference: The Science and Art of Healthy Aging on October 10, 2012 from 1 to 6 p.m. at the Portland Art Museum. This creative, interdisciplinary conference will include: Keynote speakers Dr. Walter Bortz of Stanford University, one of America’s most distinguished scientific experts on aging and longevity on “The Plasticity of Human Aging” Dr. Larry Sherman of OHSU on “How Music Helps the Aging Brain” (piano performance … Read More

Take Back Prescription Drugs, Sept. 29

Everyone at OHSU and from the Portland-Metro area is invited to bring expired or unused prescription drugs, vitamins, and animal medications to the parking lot in front of the Emergency Department on Saturday, September 29 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Volunteers from Pharmacy and the Poison Center will be there to answer any questions you may have. Your privacy and anonymity is of the utmost importance, and the volunteers won’t ask questions, except for … Read More

New partnership between OHSU and The Vancouver Clinic

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

Check out the Healthy Aging Alliance’s new website

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.

New templates available for advertising clinical trials

Need to create flyer or advertisement for your clinical trial? A number of new templates are now available on the Ozone Branding site under the Research Templates Section, including specific templates for Casey Eye Institute, Knight Cancer Institute, Doernbecher Children’s Hospital, and the OHSU Brain Institute. Find clinical trial advertisement templates on the Ozone.

OCTRI announces Oregon Student Learn and Experience Research awardees

The Oregon Students Learn and Experience Research (OSLER) program, within the Oregon Center for Clinical and Translational Research Institute (OCTRI), is pleased to announce the recipients of an NIH supported TL1 training award, AHRQ T32 training award, and Summer OCTRI Student awards. This program supports early research experience for pre-doctoral medical, dental, graduate nursing, basic science, bioengineering, and pharmacy students, enhancing the pipeline of OHSU health professionals interested in clinical and translational research. These students … Read More

Host a PCC Biotech student in your lab this summer

Portland Community College’s Bioscience Technology Program is looking for labs to host their students this summer. PPC Biotech students are proficient in a range of technical skills, from applied lab math and buffer making to recombinant DNA techniques and cell culture. Students receive PCC credit for completing 280 hours of real laboratory experience. For more information or to find a student who would be a good fit for your lab environment, contact Josephine Pino, chair … Read More

Share your research at OMSI, March 3

OHSU scientists: bring your research to the public at the popular Brain Fair at the Oregon Museum of Science and Industry (OMSI) on March 3, 2012, from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. To host a table showcasing your research, contact Ashley Uchtman. To explore new ways of making your research riveting, join Sean Rooney, Senior Educator at OMSI, for a free workshop on “Tools and tips on how to make your science FUN!” It’s taking place February 16, 2012, from … Read More

Funding from OCTRI and ONPRC, letters of intent due March 16 & 19

The Oregon Clinical and Translational Research Institute (OCTRI) and the Oregon National Primate Research Center (ONPRC) have issued the following requests for proposals for pilot funding: ONPRC/OCTRI Collaborative Research Program Description: Provides pilot funding to encourage the use non-human primates (NHP) or NHP-derived materials for new collaborative projects that will lead to new external funding of research with clear translational outcomes. Priority will be given to new collaborations between established investigators at ONPRC and basic … Read More

Oregon researchers: Tai chi improves balance in Parkinson’s patients

Tai Chi has been shown to improve balance and decrease risk for falls in Parkinson’s patients, according to research published today in the New England Journal of Medicine by a team of Oregon scientists. Elizabeth Eckstrom, M.D., M.P.H., associate professor and director of geriatrics at OHSU, was part of the collaboration, which was led by a scientist from the Oregon Research Institute. The study was one of the first large-scale clinical trials to test the … Read More

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