Posts Tagged ‘research’

IRB Brown Bag Special Series: eIRB Upgrade Mods & CRQs

eIRB Upgrade: Mods & CRQs Presented by Dave Holmgren, IRB manager Thursday, Feb. 26, 2015 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. OHSU Hospital, 8th floor auditorium   This Brown Bag will provide an overview and demonstration of the modification and continuing review submission processes in the new eIRB system. You will see the new modification and continuing review questionnaires and learn how the new system improves upon the current process.

Faculty Senate Awards nominations due Feb. 20

Each year, OHSU faculty members are recognized through the Faculty Senate Awards for their exceptional efforts in support of OHSU’s mission. The awards are made for recent contributions in one of five categories: research, leadership, teaching, service, and collaboration. This year, nominations are being solicited from the Affiliated Units/Institutions & School of Public Health for the award category Research. The Research Award recognizes a faculty member for their excellence based upon evidence of sustained research … Read More

IRB Brown Bag Special Series: eIRB Upgrade Initial Submissions

eIRB Upgrade: Initial Submissions Presented by: Dave Holmgren, IRB Manager Wednesday, February 4, 2015 9:30 AM – 10:30 AM UHS 8B60 This is the first of many brown bags in a special series from the IRB to promote the new eIRB upgrade, releasing later this year. This brown bag will provide an overview and demonstration of the new eIRB Upgrade Initial Submissions Process. You will learn how the new system improves upon the current submission … Read More

TTBD Lunch & Learn: Basics of Starting a Company, Dec. 16

The office of Technology Transfer & Business Development presents: The basics of starting a company in an academic setting: Things you should know, follow or avoid Are you interested in starting a company based on your invention? The Director of Business Development, Jit Banerjee, and the Startup Development Associate, Daphne Emerson, will take you through the basic steps to starting a company based on your technology, including: IP protection and assessment Option or license negotiation … Read More

Beckman-Argyros Award in Vision Research, internal deadline Nov. 7

The Beckman-Argyros Award in Vision Research is intended to reward individuals who are making significant transformative breakthroughs in vision research; this may include those whose contributions to science in general, or through the development of an innovative technology or fundamental scientific breakthrough have been applied to, aided and/or improved the vision sciences. The award includes a $100,000 prize plus $400,000 over three years to support the award recipient’s research. Limited Submission – This opportunity requires internal coordination … Read More

Healthy Workforce Center Pilot Research Program, Letter of Intent due May 15

The Oregon Healthy Workforce Center (OHWC) is now accepting applications for its Pilot Research Program. The Center seeks to fund two pilot projects that will expand the portfolio of research on programs that improve occupational health, safety, and personal wellness. Proposals may focus on one of these three areas, but the proposed intervention must address all three. The $50,000 award is intended for faculty who are eligible to obtain federal or state research grants. The $25,000 award … 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

MARC announces the three recipients for its annual pilot awards

OHSU’s Methamphetamine Abuse Research Center (MARC) has selected the three projects to be supported by this years annual pilot awards. This year’s projects and awardees: “Muscarinic influence on methamphetamine discrimination” Matthew Ford, Ph.D. Research Assistant Professor, Department of Behavioral Neuroscience “Medial prefrontal cortex and extinction of psychostimulant self-administration” Matt Lattal, Ph.D. Associate Professor, Department of Behavioral Neuroscience “Stress neuropeptide pathways of methamphetamine-induced behavioral adaptation” Andrey Ryabinin, Ph.D. Professor, Department of Behavioral Neuroscience Each year the MARC, a NIDA-funded … Read More

More than $400,000 in services for rare disease research, apply by Dec. 15

The Rare Genomics Institute and Assay Depot have partnered up to sponsor the Rare Disease Challenge: Be HEARD (Helping Empower and Accelerate Research Discoveries) with the joint goal of furthering rare disease research. The winner of this scientific challenge will receive a $10,000 cash prize plus access to more than $400,000 worth of donated research services. Application due date: December 15, 2012 Researchers can apply for as many donated services as appropriate for study of … Read More

Single IRB Review for studies conducted at both OHSU and the VA!

Until now, researchers conducting research that engages both OHSU and the VA in human subjects research had to obtain separate IRB approvals from OHSU and the VA. Because of the difference between the boards and the two different management systems (electronic vs. paper-based) the approval process was burdensome. OHSU and the VA have entered into an agreement to allow single IRB review for studies that required dual review in the past.  Beginning in June, joint … Read More

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Welcome to the Research News Blog

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