Posts Tagged ‘funding’

School of Dentistry researchers awarded nearly $3 million to improve dental composites

Researchers at OHSU’s School of Dentistry have recently been awarded two grants from the National Institutes of Health totaling almost $3 million to study new materials for making longer-lasting dental composites, more commonly known as dental fillings. One study, led by Carmem Pfeifer, D.D.S., Ph.D., assistant professor of biomaterials and biomechanics, and Jack Ferracane, Ph.D., chair and professor of restorative dentistry, will explore novel compounds with the goal of doubling the six-or-seven-year lifespan of current … Read More

OHSU part of national regenerative medicine consortium

OHSU’s Center for Regenerative Medicine, led by Kenton Gregory, M.D., has just received funding as part of the second phase of the Armed Forces Institute of Regenerative Medicine (AFIRM), a five-year, $75 million consortium led by Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center that will focus on applying regenerative medicine to battflefield injuries. OHSU–one of 30 academic and industry partners in the consortium–will receive $1.5 million to manage the limb injury program and perform a clinical trial … Read More

OHSU Vollum Institute researchers receive prestigious NIH awards

This morning, the NIH announced the 2013 recipients of its prestigious, High Risk-High Reward Research Awards—two of which were given to investigators at OHSU’s Vollum Institute. Vollum faculty members Gail Mandel, Ph.D., John Adelman, Ph.D., and Paul Brehm, Ph.D., along with Joshua Rosenthal, Ph.D., from the University of Puerto Rico-Medical Sciences, received one of 10 Transformational Research Awards, meant to promote interdisciplinary research that could potentially change existing paradigms. The focus of their project, “Site-directed … Read More

OHSU receives grant to study electronic health record simulation in interprofessional settings

Last fall, OHSU received funding from AHRQ to build simulated patient cases in Epic with the intent to teach physicians how to use electronic health records and learn how to make these systems better. This September, the same research team was awarded a grant from the AAMC and the Patrick and Catherine Weldon Donaghue Medical Research Foundation that will expand the project to include other health professionals such as pharmacists and nurses. The grant comes … Read More

Funding strategy workshops for students and postdocs, Sept. 10 & 17

OHSU Women in Science invites you to a two-part workshop on funding strategies for graduate students and postdoctoral fellows, co-hosted by WIS and Research Funding & Development Services. Tuesday, September 10, 2013, will be a session about funding opportunities at each pre- and postdoctoral stage. One week later, on September 17, there will be a panel discussion with grant awardees and faculty review committee members. Both sessions will be in Vollum M1441 from 4 to … Read More

National Institute on Aging launches new blog on research and funding

The National Institute on Aging has a new blog for scientists and those considering a career in research. New topics are discussed each week: funding, fellowships, training opportunities, grantsmanship tips, research priorities, and other issues of interest. Take a look at some recent posts: When you apply for certain NIH funding, your application gets a priority score. But how do you know if your priority score is good enough to get funded? Robin Barr, director … Read More

OHSU Funding Database upgraded

The OHSU Funding Opportunities Database has recently undergone a major upgrade. This database can be used by any OHSU student or employee to search for research grants and fellowships by keyword, rank, residence type, deadline, or sponsor. With this upgrade, the keyword search function has become more robust. Additionally, the database now tracks multiple deadlines for grant programs with more than one deadline per year. The database houses funding opportunities, primarily from non-governmental sources, of … Read More

OCTRI announces new Biomedical Innovation Program award recipients

The Oregon Clinical & Translational Research Institute is pleased to announce the funding of five research awards through its Biomedical Innovation Program. The Program funds promising translational projects with the goal of moving innovative technologies to clinical application through commercialization. The Biomedical Innovation Program is supported by major funding from OCTRI, with supplemental support from the Oregon Translational Research and Development Institute (OTRADI), and by a strong collaboration with OHSU Technology Transfer and Business Development. … Read More

Unique translational research training from American Society of Hematology

New scientists pursing a career in hematology may be interested in this unique year-long training opportunity from the American Society of Hematology (ASH) and the European Hematology Assocation (EHA) that is focused on helping scientists build successful careers in hematologic translational research, including pathogenesis, diagnostics, and experimental treatment of hematological disorders. Twenty early-career scientists from the U.S. and Europe will be selected to participate in the program, which begins with an intensive week-long course held … Read More

Funding Focus: A closer look at PCORI, May 16

Are you interested in patient-centered outcomes and comparative effectiveness research? Are you thinking about applying to the Patient Centered Outcomes Research Institute? Join us for an informal panel discussion with faculty and staff who have participated in the PCORI review process or had their work funded by a PCORI grant. The discussion will cover strategies for writing a successful PCORI grant as well as how PCORI-funded projects differ from federally funded research. The panel will … Read More

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