Posts Tagged ‘OCTRI’

Watch seasoned reviewers discuss NIH proposals as if you were there

The Mock NIH Study Section, led by Charles Rafferty, Ph.D., will review both an NIH K career development and an R01 application with a panel of OHSU faculty acting as reviewers. This part of the Research Week 2016 event will demonstrate how grants are evaluated and discussed through the NIH peer review process – and provide insight into improving your own grantsmanship. In addition, we need your participation! The audience will be asked to score the applications … Read More

OCTRI Biomedical Innovation Program, funding for drug discovery

The Oregon Clinical and Translational Research Institute (OCTRI) and the Office of Technology Transfer & Business Development (TTBD) are pleased to announce a new funding opportunity to support drug discovery and therapeutic technology development efforts at OHSU. The Biomedical Innovation Program (BIP) Drug Discovery/Therapeutic Track is a funding mechanism that aims to accelerate creative, trans-disciplinary drug discovery, and therapeutic development research. Examples of responsive projects may include (but are not limited to) research involving target validation, development … Read More

Available pilot project funding for catalyzing translational research

The Oregon Clinical & Translational Research Institute (OCTRI) is currently accepting applications for the Catalyst Award, a pilot project program designed to enhance translational research at OHSU. The Catalyst Award is offered in collaboration with the School of Medicine’s Research Roadmap and the Office of the Senior Vice President for Research. This year, catalyst funds will support the efforts of investigators to develop and disseminate consequential, novel research methodology. The development of new methodologies is … Read More

OCTRI announces 2016 Biomedical Innovation Program award recipients

The Oregon Clinical & Translational Research Institute (OCTRI) is pleased to announce the funding of three research awards through its Biomedical Innovation Program. The BIP aims to cultivate, select and provide strong program management for promising translational projects that develop new biomedical devices, diagnostics, and software. The primary objective of the BIP is to facilitate development of innovative technologies from academia to the marketplace, and thus to make a meaningful impact on human health. The Biomedical … Read More

Training Opportunity for Responsible Conduct of Research

Are you participating in an NIH training grant award or fellowship? Do you need RCR training? The Oregon Clinical and Translational Research Institute (OCTRI) is offering an 8-hour seminar that meets RCR requirements for Ks, Ts, and other career development or individual fellowship grants. This seminar is an interactive and practical experience  focused on addressing real issues that have arisen in the course of your research. These may be related to ethics, integrity, or regulatory … Read More

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

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