Posts Tagged ‘OCTRI’

MedTech Alliance one-year anniversary attracts largest crowd to date

On Wednesday, Nov. 4, OHSU hosted its third MedTech Alliance program meeting and marked the one-year anniversary of the program launch. The meeting attracted over 150 attendees, including representatives from industry and investor groups, OHSU faculty and staff, and the Portland business and startup communities. The MedTech Alliance program allows investors, industry representatives, and community partners to stay up to date on early-stage collaboration and investment opportunities at OHSU. The goal of the MedTech Alliance … Read More

Two-part OCTRI research forum: registration, Dec. 3 and Jan. 7

Join the Oregon Clinical and Translational Research Institute, OCTRI, in a two-part research forum that addresses the registration process and resources. registration Part 1: Background, registration process, and study maintenance Presenters will discuss the reasons for clinical trials registration, which studies are required to be registered, and the processes for registering studies at OHSU.  The requirements for ongoing registration maintenance and common questions and problems will also be covered. Presenters: Bridget Adams, Lara … Read More

Upcoming OCTRI research forums: Mentored career development awards (K-awards)

Join the Oregon Clinical and Translational Research Institute, OCTRI, in a monthly research forum that addresses all things clinical and translational research. November and December’s topics delve into career development awards with a two-part series: Part 1 – Mentored career development awards (K-awards):  Which one is for you? Monday, Nov. 23, 2015 12 to 1 p.m. Kohler Pavilion  13000A Presenter: Cindy Morris Part 2 – Mentored career development awards (K-awards):  Writing tips Monday, Dec. 14, … Read More

TTBD Startup Spotlight: NeuraMedica LLC

Watertight closure of the dura mater – the membrane covering the brain and spinal cord – is a difficult and time-consuming procedure. It is typically performed using fine suture down narrow working channels using minimally-invasive surgical techniques. Repeatedly experiencing the complexity of this procedure firsthand, neurosurgeon Neil Roundy, M.D., saw an opportunity to address the problem. Roundy developed an innovative bio-absorbable clip used to close durotomy incisions during spinal surgery. But he needed support to … Read More

TTBD industry spotlight: Welch Allyn engineering rounds

Updated on 9/15 to reflect the origins of the program. The Welch Allyn-OHSU engineering rounds is a new platform at OHSU that allows medical equipment design engineers the chance to engage with doctors and patients. The long-term goal of this platform is to translate medical needs into focused innovations and eventually products. This platform was designed to allow both parties to utilize their respective expertise. OHSU offers the clinical expertise necessary to identify patient care … Read More

OCTRI Announces 2016 Community Research Coalition Grant recipients

The Oregon Clinical and Translational Research Institute (OCTRI) is pleased to announce the recipients of the 2016 Community Research Coalition Grant (CRCG). This program funds proposals from community organizations within three regional research coalitions in Oregon. The CRCG supports local efforts to plan, implement, and evaluate research projects that address local health and wellness issues. It also cultivates and strengthens collaborations between OHSU investigators and statewide community partners. Jackie Shannon, director of the Integrated Program … Read More

OCTRI Biomedical Innovation Program funding Q&A session, Aug. 11

Oregon Clinical and Translational Research Institute will be holding an informational Q&A session for the Biomedical Innovation Program Award, which is aimed at investigators who are thinking about submitting a letter of intent (due Sept. 9). Tuesday, Aug. 11 11 a.m. to 12 p.m. Mackenzie Hall, room 3198 David Ellison, M.D.,  professor of medicine and associate director of OCTRI, will present.  A light lunch will be provided. The focus of OCTRI’s Biomedical Innovation Program (BIP) … Read More

OCTRI seeks investigators with clinical trials to pilot recruitment using MyChart

It’s often a challenge to recruit the right subjects for clinical trials–and the right number of subjects.  An approach adopted by other academic health centers is to use the patient portal MyChart. Using MyChart has been shown to increase rates of study enrollment by up to three times and do so at one-fifth the cost, compared with mailings and phone calls to subjects. Currently, more than 130,000 MyChart accounts are active through OHSU. To determine … Read More

CRCN meeting tomorrow, July 1: eIRB Upgrade demo

Please join the Clinical Research Coordinator Network in a special IRB presentation on the new eIRB upgrade, Wednesday, July 1. This demonstration of the new eIRB system will include a presentation of the new processes for initial submissions, modifications and CRQs, and the new Reportable New Information (RNI) system. This presentation will be followed by a Q&A session and networking. CRCN Quarterly Meeting: eIRB Upgrade demo Wednesday, July 1 11 a.m. to 12 p.m. Mackenzie … Read More

SBIR/STTR application support program (Phase 0) Q&A session, June 23

Do you have an OHSU start-up? Are you planning on submitting an SBIR/STTR Phase 1, 2, or fast-track application by the Sept. 5 federal deadline? OCTRI and Business Oregon can help! OCTRI is accepting applications for its SBIR/STTR Phase 0 program, which provides up to $5,000 for three written critiques of proposals and other grant preparation services. Phase 0 applications are due July 6– please see the RFA for complete details. The specific goal of … Read More

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