Posts Tagged ‘OCTRI’

INVENT talk: From inventor to innovator in 5 (painful) steps, Apr. 22

Join INVENT at OHSU’s South Waterfront Campus for a presentation from Kenton Gregory, M.D., director of the OHSU Center for Regenerative Medicine. An internationally accomplished physician-bioengineer, Gregory will discuss how to “transform an inventor into an innovator in five (painful) steps.” Gregory holds more than 20 domestic and international patents, has served as Principal Investigator on five FDA-sponsored clinical trials, and has received more than $50 million in grants. Among his many accomplishments, Gregory has launched … Read More

OCTRI Research Forum: Special populations in research, Apr. 28

Join the Oregon Clinical and Translational Research Institute, OCTRI, in a monthly research forum that addresses all things clinical and translational research. Don’t miss April’s topic: Including special populations in your research Panel experts will discuss inclusiveness in recruiting participants for studies, including pediatric and geriatric populations, pregnant women, and persons with disabilities. Come learn about what you need to consider when recruiting from these and other special populations. Mary Samuels from the Clinical & … Read More

Catalyst Award applications due Mar. 31

Applications for the Oregon Clinical & Translational Research Institute (OCTRI) Catalyst Awards are due Mar. 31, 2015. This pilot project funding is designed to facilitate novel, collaborative, multidisciplinary studies that will lead to further research and funding in translational research. Catalyst awardee spotlight 2014 Garet Lahvis, Ph.D. “Oregon Animation Test for Social Reciprocity” Garet Lahvis, Ph.D., is an Assistant Professor of Behavioral Neuroscience at OHSU. Dr. Lahvis’s research has focused on the development of objective assessments … Read More

Professional kitchen now available for cooking classes, demonstrations

For the first time in OHSU history the OCTRI kitchen is now available to rent by OHSU departments and institutes. Usually reserved for research studies, this professional-grade kitchen includes a gas stove, commercial dishwasher, high-quality kitchen scales, food processor, blender, professional mixer, walk-in refrigerator and freezer, coffee maker, and complete standard cooking equipment. This facility is part of the new Clinical & Translational Research Center that was completed spring of 2014. Who would need a … Read More

OCTRI Research Forum: Survey design and tools part II, Mar. 12

Join the Oregon Clinical and Translational Research Institute, OCTRI, in a monthly research forum that addresses all things clinical and translational research. Don’t miss March’s topic: Survey design and tools part II Learn best practices in creating and using a survey for research and discover available tools offered through OCTRI and other resources. Presenters: Rob Schuff, Julie Mitchell and Bridget Adams. Thursday, Mar. 12, 2015 12 to 1 p.m. Vey Auditorium, Doernbecher Children’s Hospital, 11th … Read More

Apply now for Pilot Project Funding for catalyzing translational research

The Oregon Clinical & Translational Research Institute (OCTRI) is now accepting applications for Pilot Project Funding for projects designed to support new clinical and translational research initiatives at OHSU. OCTRI will award between 4 to 6 awardees ($400,000 total) to facilitate novel, collaborative, multidisciplinary studies that will lead to further research and funding in translational research. The funding is specifically intended to enable the development of subsequent grant applications that will sustain the awardees’ research … Read More

OCTRI Research Forum: Creating a budget for individual research, Feb. 24

Join the Oregon Clinical and Translational Research Institute, OCTRI, in a monthly research forum that addresses all things clinical and translational research. Don’t miss February’s topic: Creating a budget for individual research Learn best practices in preparing a budget for grant application. Presenters: Kathryn Krages, pre-award administration, Department of Medical Informatics and Clinical Epidemiology;  Neil Unger, grants and contracts analyst, OPAM; and Bridget Adams, manager, Investigator Support and Integration Services. Tuesday, Feb. 24, 2015 12 … Read More

Let’s Get Healthy! wins the 2015 SOPHE Technology Award

Let’s Get Healthy!, the popular interactive education and research exhibit, has just won the Society for Public Health Education (SOPHE) Technology Award. Let’s Get Healthy! debuted in 2007 to increase public awareness of biomedical research and demonstrate how public participation in research can advance biomedical science. Currently, more than 16,700 people have participated at 107 sites (including four states outside of Oregon) with an additional 700 participating in two longitudinal cohort studies. The project is … Read More

RCR Training Opportunity for NIH Training Grants

The Oregon Clinical and Translational Research Institute (OCTRI) is offering an 8-hour seminar that meets the RCR (Responsible Conduct of Research) requirements of the NIH K award or T award, or any federal or non-federal career development grant. This seminar is an interactive and practical experience that is focused on addressing real issues that have arisen in the course of your research. This may be related to ethics, integrity and regulatory matters; including anything from … Read More

INVENT Seminar Series: Kick-off with Dr. Albert Starr and Dr. Richard Wampler keynote, Jan. 7

Are you ready or interested in joining the next league of biomedical inventors and entrepreneurs? If so, please join us for INVENT, an educational program on bioscience innovation and entrepreneurship. Two keynote presentations and a series of weekly seminars will provide information on translating and commercializing discoveries in the health and life sciences. Attendance is free, and medical students, grad students, post-doc fellows, faculty, and members of the bioscience community are all encouraged to attend. … Read More

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