Posts Tagged ‘OHSU Researchers’

Study: compound found in broccoli and cauliflower lowers blood pressure

Hypertension, or high blood pressure, affects about one in three adults in the U.S. Researchers in the lab of Agnieszka Balkowiec, M.D., Ph.D., associate professor of integrative biosciences in the OHSU School of Dentistry, have contributed their expertise to a project led by Fawzy Elbarbry, Ph.D., associate professor of pharmacy at Pacific University, resulting in an important new discovery that has implications for prevention and treatment of hypertension. The study, “Modulation of Arachidonic Acid Metabolism in … Read More

Traumatic Brain Injury/Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder Symposium, May 28

OHSU Traumatic Brain Injury/Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder Research Symposium: Research to Rehab May 28, 2014 from  8 a.m. to 5 p.m. CHH Conference Center (Room 4 on the 3rd Floor) The Traumatic Brain Injury/Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder Research to Rehab Symposium has been funded by an OHSU Research Collaborative Advancement Award and supported by the OHSU Brain Institute to promote the growth and collaboration of TBI/PTSD research at OHSU. The symposium will include presentations and posters from … Read More

Changes coming to pre- and post-award management at OHSU

After many months of strategizing, planning, and development, the Office of the Senior Vice President for Research is pleased to announce that OHSU’s pre-award office (Research Grants & Contracts; RGC) and post-award office (Sponsored Projects Administration; SPA) are merging to become one group: the Office of Proposal & Award Management, to be led by Deborah Golden-Eppelein. Why merge RGC & SPA? We have three guiding principles in mind: 1) Improved service to the research community … Read More

So, do you want to be in the movies?

OHSU is creating a short research video to elevate awareness of OHSU’s research strengths and to help differentiate our work from other universities. The video will be smart and fun, and upon completion, will be available to OHSU faculty and others to help tell our overall research story. The goal is to provide our community with a dynamic tool to describe research at OHSU. The creative team needs your help. The shoot is June 10-13. What’s … Read More

Guidelines for registering summer interns at OHSU

If you plan to host a visiting student or intern this summer, please refer to the following guidelines below. Please note: No student younger than 16 may volunteer or work in a lab area without the express permission of the department chair, Environmental Health and Radiation Safety, Risk Management, and the mission director of Human Resources. Contact Susan Shugerman, assistant vice provost, Education Outreach and Collaboration, to request permission. What OHSU needs to know about volunteers … Read More

OHSU Research Week oral and poster presentation award winners

Below is a list of students who were recognized for exceptional oral or poster presentations at the OHSU Research Week reception on Thursday, May 8, 2014. Student presenters were evaluated on hypothesis, research approach, impact, layout/use of media, and presentation skills. The top 15 percent of presenters were selected for an award. Oral presentation winners receive a $150 cash prize and poster presentation winners receive a $75 cash prize. Special thanks to all of our volunteer judges … Read More

Quantitative biology symposium: Working at the interface of biology and physics, May 20

The Galbraith Lab invites OHSU researchers to a one-day quantitative biology symposium on working at the interface of biology and physics. Highlights include scientific talks, lunch with the speakers, and an afternoon data slam for postdocs and students. Speakers include: Dyche Mullins (HHMI, UCSF); Jim Bear (HHMI, UNC); Dan Fletcher (Berkeley); Kludoud Jaqaman (UTSW); Joe Gray (OHSU); D.A. Ta (OHSU); and Peter Barr-Gillespie (OHSU). Registration is required, but the event is free to attend. Funding for … Read More

Research Week Thursday: Dr. Chittaranjan Yajnik; Paper of the Year talks; and awards reception

Thursday’s Research Week lineup includes a keynote lecture by Chittaranjan Yajnik, M.D., F.R.C.P., a world-renowned expert on developmental origins of health and disease; talks by the School of Medicine Paper of the Year Award winners; and the Research Week awards ceremony. Don’t forget: if you filled out a Research Week passport, you must be present at the awards ceremony on Thursday afternoon to win. Thursday Schedule All events take place in the Old Library Building … Read More

Research Week Wednesday: Three Minute Thesis; Jim Austin; and more

Wednesday at noon, Jim Austin, Ph.D., editor of Science Careers, will lead a thought-provoking conversation about the process of becoming a researcher. Then at 4 p.m., watch graduate students attempt to distill their dissertation into a three-minute talk during OHSU’s 2nd Annual Three Minute Thesis Competition. Finalists will compete in the statewide competition on Saturday, May 17 at Portland State University. Wednesday schedule All events take place in the Old Library Building unless otherwise noted. Follow the … Read More

Research Week Tuesday: Dr. Jeff Lichtman; networking night; and more

Tuesday’s Research Week lineup is brought to you by the OHSU Graduate Student Organization. Featured events include a keynote lecture by Jeff Lichtman, M.D., Ph.D.; three career development panels; an Ugly Data Contest; and a networking reception with 20+ OHSU Ph.D. alumni. Tuesday schedule All events take place in the Old Library Building unless otherwise noted. Follow the links below to view abstracts of scientific presentations: 9:30 a.m. Oral presentations: Biomedical imaging across the spectrum; … Read More

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