Posts Tagged ‘OCTRI’

HIP Buffet: Recruitment & Study Feasibility Resources for Clinical Researchers, Jan. 23

Join us for January’s HIP Buffet seminar for a look at Recruitment and Study Feasibility Resources for clinical researchers. The seminar will be held Wednesday, January 23 from 12 to 1 p.m. in Mackenzie Hall, room 1116 and presented by Darlene Kitterman, MBA, Program Director, Oregon Clinical and Translational Research Institute (OCTRI) Investigator Support & Integration Services.  Recent research shows that nearly one third of clinical studies are terminated due to low enrollment. You can … Read More

Internal mechanism to strengthen clinical and translational projects

The Oregon Clinical and Translational Research Institute (OCTRI) is offering a unique opportunity for investigators to apply for research funding. Strategic Investment Funding supports OHSU faculty members by providing small amounts of funds (up to $20,000) that can provide a critical difference for their clinical or translational research. This funding is specifically intended to provide crucial support for a project that is close to achieving independent funding. It is meant to allow the project to … Read More

Clinical Research Coordinator Training, Jan. 16 & 17

The Oregon Clinical and Translational Research Institute (OCTRI) is sponsoring the next Quarterly Clinical Research Coordinator Training Workshop on January 16 & 17, 2013. This free workshop is designed to provide a basic framework of the role and responsibilities of the research coordinator, the regulatory and policy requirements for appropriate conduct of clinical research at OHSU, and tools to assist coordinators to successfully perform their role. It is open to all OHSU employees. Registration is … Read More

OHSU study calls attention to health care disparities experienced by autistic adults

A recently published study, headed by Christina Nicolaidis, M.D., M.P.H., associate professor of medicine, found a significant difference between the reported quality of health care experienced by autistic adults and non-autistic adults. Overall, autistic adults were less likely to utilize preventative services, and reported a greater number of unmet health care needs as well as a higher use of the emergency department. The study, published in the Journal of General Internal Medicine, surveyed 209 autistic adults and 228 non-autistic … Read More

OCTRI Biomedical Informatics group will host an Excel Tutorial, Nov. 2

Come learn how Excel is convenient for quickly organizing and cleaning data for statistical analysis. Find out how and when Excel should be used for research purposes. Methods for formatting data to easily import into databases or statistical analysis software will be discussed. Friday, November 2, 2012 12 to 1 p.m. OHSU Auditorium Questions? Contact Julie Mitchell.

Mentor a student in clinical and translational research next summer?

The Oregon Clinical and Translational Research Institute (OCTRI) Oregon Students Learn and Experience Research (OSLER) program is looking for mentors for medical, dental, doctoral nursing, and graduate students for summer research in 2013. The OCTRI OSLER TL1 program can provide a stipend ($4,862 prorated for 12 weeks) and modest research costs of $460 for 6 students for research over 8-12 weeks next summer.  The Dean’s fund provides funding for an additional 8-10 additional summer training slots.  These … Read More

Pilot project funding for biomedical commercialization, LOIs due Nov. 1

The Oregon Clinical & Translational Research Institute (OCTRI) is now accepting letters of intent to apply for Biomedical Innovation Program funding. The purpose of this funding opportunity is to accelerate the delivery of healthcare technologies from academia to the marketplace, thereby improving health care. This funding mechanism is offered in close collaboration with the School of Medicine Research Roadmap but is open to all OHSU faculty. All applicants are strongly encouraged to take advantage of … Read More

Pilot funding for translational research, letters of intent due Oct. 3

The Oregon Clinical & Translational Research Institute (OCTRI) is accepting letters of intent–due October 3–to apply for pilot  funding for projects that  enhance translational research at OHSU. This funding mechanism is offered in close collaboration with the School of Medicine Research Roadmap, but is open to all OHSU faculty. OCTRI will award up to 5 awardees up to $100,000 over one year to facilitate novel, collaborative, multidisciplinary studies that will lead to further research and funding in … Read More

Write Winning Grants: A seminar for clinician scientists, Nov. 9

Friday, November 9, 2012 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. OHSU Auditorium Improve your skills in grant writing at a full-day seminar with expert Stephen Russell, D.V.M., Ph.D. The seminar is open to all and ideal for anyone who wants to improve skills in obtaining grant funding. It will be valuable for both clinicians and scientists, especially early-career researchers who are adjusting to shorter NIH applications. The seminar is only $80 – a great deal for … Read More

New partnership between OHSU and The Vancouver Clinic

OHSU’s Clinical and Translational Research Institute (OCTRI) and The Vancouver Clinic, are pleased to announce collaboration between the two institutions to facilitate research studies.  The collaboration is intended to enhance the ability to perform clinical research activities supported by a variety of funding sources (e.g., NIH, industry). Processes at both institutions, including IRB review, access to costing information, and access to patients for recruitment, have been streamlined to allow efficient access better serve to patient’s … Read More

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