Posts Tagged ‘technology’

W. M. Keck Foundation to support new microscopy collaboration at OHSU

The OHSU Center for Spatial Systems Biomedicine (OCSSB), a multidisciplinary center within the OHSU Knight Cancer Institute and School of Medicine, has been awarded $1 million by the W. M. Keck Foundation to support the world’s first microscope that integrates both light and electron microscope techniques. This state-of-the-art technology, being developed in collaboration with Hillsboro-based FEI, allows researchers to associate cell behavior to precise points in the cellular architecture. Researchers from around the globe, including OHSU, … Read More

October event highlights OHSU research innovators and entrepreneurs

On Thursday, October 25, Technology Transfer and Business Development (TTBD) hosted the 2012 Technology Innovation Awards to recognize OHSU researchers who had technologies licensed or optioned in the last fiscal year as well as those who brought in top dollars from industry to support their research. The ceremony drew a large crowd to the Casey Eye Institute Macdonald Auditorium and featured keynote speaker Kenton Gregory, M.D., FACC, head of OHSU’s new Center for Regenerative Medicine. … Read More

Send .ZIP and .XML files with your OHSU email account

If you’ve always wanted to send and receive large file attachments with your OHSU email account here’s good news from ITG’s TechTalk. Good news for those OHSU staff that need to share files through email. ITG is now allowing .ZIP and .XML files to be received to and sent from ohsu.edu email accounts. In the past, these file types were not allowed; however, thanks to careful improvements in OHSU’s security controls, these files no longer … Read More

Local institute seeks applicants for $30,000 Commercialization award

The Oregon Translational Research and Development Institute (OTRADI) is currently accepting applications for its $30,000 Innovation and Commercialization Fund (OICF) award. As part of OTRADI’s ongoing mission to promote bioscience growth, commercialization and job creation in Oregon, this award is intended to spur new discoveries and innovation within Oregon’s growing bioscience sector. Oregon-based bioscience researchers are encouraged to submit projects proposals with commercialization potential by March 1, 2013. Funded by the Oregon Innovation Council and … Read More

David Huang, M.D., Ph.D., receives prestigious vision research award

OHSU Casey Eye Institute researcher David Huang, M.D., Ph.D., is one of six scientists to receive the 2012 António Champalimaud Vision Award, the largest monetary prize for vision research in the world. Dr. Huang was recognized for his role in co-inventing an eye imaging tool called optical coherence tomography (OCT) in the 1990s. Since then, OCT has become the most commonly used imaging tool to test for conditions like macular degeneration and glaucoma. Watch this … Read More

National SBIR/STTR conference comes to Portland, Nov. 13-15

The Micro-enterprise Inventors Program of Oregon (MIPO) and the Oregon Small Business Development Center Network (OSBDC) will host the 2012 National Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) and Small Business Technology Transfer (STTR) Conference at the Doubletree Hotel Lloyd Center in Portland from November 13 to 15. This conference will provide critical information to researchers and small businesses competing for SBIR/STTR grants and contracts, which amount to approximately $2.5 billion annually.  SBIR and STTR are competitive federal government programs … Read More

Mouse model developed at OHSU leads to breakthrough in malaria research

In 2007, OHSU’s Markus Grompe, M.D., and collaborators, developed an animal model for studying a human-specific parasite that causes malaria. Just recently, this mouse model was used by investigators at Seattle Biomedical Research Institute to gain a better understanding of how proteins are expressed in the liver during infection. Their research was published online in the Journal of Clinical Investigation. The technology was licensed to Yecuris Corporation back in 2007, a biotech company founded by … Read More

Brain-Computer Interface seminar and hands-on workshop, Sept. 11

Join Dr. Melanie Fried-Oken, professor of neurology, pediatrics, and biomedical engineering, for the Brain-Computer Interface symposium at the Center for Health & Healing on September 11, 2012. Dr. Fried-Oken’s NIH-funded research team is sponsoring the event. Brain-Computer Interface (BCI) technology is a fascinating field of neuroscience that has seen tremendous advances in recent years. Simply put, BCI technology provides a direct communication link between the brain and an external device that has the ability to detect, analyze, and classify changes in … Read More

Funding Focus: Working with Industry, Sept. 13

Join us for a brown bag workshop about Working with Industry on Thursday, September 13 from 12 to 1 p.m. in Mackenzie Hall 2201. Andrew Watson, Ph.D., from Technology Transfer and Business Development will be speaking about working with small businesses through SBIR/STTR programs, getting industry-sponsored research agreements, presenting your research in a way that’s appealing to industry sponsors, and more. This presentation is one of a series of workshops that Research Funding and Development … Read More

Innovation & Entrepreneurship Intensive at Portland State, Aug. 7-8

Do you have a product, technology or other business idea that you’re exploring? Consider signing up for the Lab2Market Entrepreneurship Intensive at Portland State, which is designed to help aspiring entrepreneurs and innovators develop their value propositions and create their investor pitches. Lab2Market is open to PSU faculty, students, staff and alumni along with those interested from OHSU, Oregon State, University of Oregon, University of Portland, OregonBEST, OTRADI and ONAMI and other innovation-focused organizations. Space is … Read More

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