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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.
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
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
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
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
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
“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
Saturday Academy’s Apprenticeships in Science and Engineering (ASE) Program has a shortage of mentors! Volunteer to mentor a high school student by submitting a description of an eight-week project that a student could complete in your lab this summer. Mentor applications are due at the end of January, but if you miss the deadline, call the ASE staff at 503-200-5861, and they can help you sign up. For more information, visit OHSU’s Research Voice blog.
Applications are available for OHSU’s 2012 Equity Summer Research Program, an exciting opportunity for disadvantaged students to spend 8 to 10 weeks over the summer working with faculty and graduate students in a research setting, learning new skills and gaining experience. Students will participate in weekly seminars and meetings, have an opportunity to give an oral presentation of their summer research, and receive career mentoring from OHSU faculty. A paid stipend is available for all … Read More