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Planning on hosting a volunteer or mentoring a student this summer?

Mentoring high school and undergraduate students is an important part of our research work at OHSU. Here’s a checklist of steps you need to take to ensure your trainee has the best experience possible. What we need to know about volunteers and intern: If you are mentoring a high school or undergraduate student or teacher this summer, either on your own or through a program (such as CURE, ASE, OIDD Summer Youth Employment Program, Murdock … 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

2012 Brain Awareness Lecture Series begins Feb. 20

“Big Issues and the Brain — The Brain and Society” is the theme for this year’s Brain Awareness Lecture Series, beginning February 20, 2012. Cutting edge neuroscientists and researchers will share their expertise on topics concerning the brain. The 2012 lineup is: Monday, February 20, 2012 – “Alzheimer’s and the brain: What can we do?” It’s true that we have no “cure” for Alzheimer’s, but Gary Small, M.D., Professor of Psychiatry and Biobehavioral Sciences and Director of the … Read More

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