Posts Tagged ‘events’

Drs. Barker and Thornburg to give joint lecture on nutrition in the developmental origins of disease, May 30

How can good nutrition play a part in reducing the prevalence of chronic diseases? On Thursday, May 30 at 5 p.m. in Vollum Institute room M1441, David Barker, M.D., Ph.D., director of international collaborations at the OHSU Bob and Charlee Moore Institute for Nutrition & Wellness, and Kent Thornburg, Ph.D., interim director of the Moore Institute will discuss the vital relationships between maternal prenatal diet, fetal health and adult onset disease. The hour-long lecture will … Read More

Research Week Tuesday: Dr. Rothenberg keynote lecture and more

Today’s Research Week lineup features keynote speaker Mace Rothenberg, M.D., senior vice president of clinical development and medical affairs at Pfizer. Dr. Rothenberg will lead us in a conversation about the growing importance of industry-academia collaboration for discovery and drug development, using examples stemming from novel therapeutics in oncology and based on new genetic insights. This lecture is sponsored by the School of Medicine Research Roadmap Task Force #6 and is a joint lecture with … Read More

Research Week starts today at 12 p.m.

OHSU Research Week starts today with oral presentations beginning at noon. Listen to your colleagues present their latest findings, or swing by a poster session in the afternoon. You’re also invited to the reception this afternoon. Here is an overview of Monday’s schedule: 12 p.m. Biochemistry, Bioinformatics, and Drug & Alcohol Abuse Oral Presentations in the OHSU Auditorium and Old Library 1:30 p.m. Bioimaging, Cancer (Molecular) I, and Cardiovascular System Oral Presentations in the OHSU … Read More

New career development panels at OHSU Research Week

New this year at OHSU Research Week, we’ve planned a series of career development panels that are designed to spark conversation between students, fellows, and faculty on topics like developing a good relationship with you mentor, finding a job, and surviving grad school. OHSU Researchers from all disciplines are welcome to attend. How to prepare for the job search and interview process Wednesday, May 22, 10:30 a.m. to 12 p.m., OHSU Auditorium Postdoctoral fellows and … Read More

OHSU Research Week program overview, May 20-24

If you ever wonder what research we’re working on here at OHSU, now is your chance to find out. May 20-24, more than 300 students, faculty, fellows and research staff will be presenting their work at OHSU Research Week. All OHSU employees are welcome to attend. Below are some highlights from the Research Week schedule. Over 350 scientific presentations Listen to OHSU researchers present their research at one of 26 oral sessions, or check out … Read More

Test household items for heavy metals at the Metal Ion Core Open House, May 17

Could there be heavy metals in your baby food or drinking water? Get common household items tested for metal content at this year’s Metal Ion Core Open House on Friday, May 17 from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. New this year is heavy metal testing on baby formula and food, and dog food. The Ralle Lab will be using their Inductively Coupled Plasma Mass Spectrometry, or ICP-MS, to test for metals such as copper, iron and zinc, and … Read More

OHSU Research Week 2013 schedule now available!

The OHSU Research Week 2013 schedule has been posted. To find a specific presenter, enter their name into the search bar on the right side of the page. Questions? Contact

Meet the keynote speakers for OHSU Research Week 2013

Opening Keynote: Mace Rothenberg, M.D. Tuesday, May 21, 2013, 12 to 1 p.m. OHSU Auditorium *Free boxed lunch available to the first 125 attendees Title: “Industry-academia collaboration:  Developing novel therapeutics in oncology based on new genetic insights” Mace L. Rothenberg, M.D., senior vice president of clinical development and medical affairs at Pfizer, will lead us in a conversation about the growing importance of industry-academia collaboration for discovery and drug development, using examples stemming from novel … Read More

2013 Patient-Centered Comparative Effectiveness Research Intensive, July 28-31

This July 28-31, 2013, OHSU will host the 2013 Oregon Institute for Patient-Centered Comparative Effectiveness (ICE) Annual Research Intensive. National leaders in the fields of patient-centered outcomes and comparative effectiveness research (PCOR & CER) will be coming to OHSU to teach this intensive, hands-on workshop. The program is a week-long activity sponsored by the National Institutes of Health and the National Cancer Institute. The fields of PCOR & CER are rapidly evolving with new opportunities for … Read More

School of Medicine Research Event Grants, proposals due Feb. 8

The OHSU School of Medicine is accepting proposals to fund gatherings such as symposia, conferences, workshops and retreats that advance the aims of the School of Medicine’s Research Roadmap. These grants (up to $8,000 each) should accomplish one or more of the following: Support the advancement of an emerging area of research that is interdisciplinary in nature Encourage collaboration between basic and clinical research faculty Increase awareness among faculty of an emerging area of research … Read More

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