Posts Tagged ‘translational research’

Unique opportunity to collaborate with NIH scientists on translational projects

Updated 12/5/12: Opportunities for Collaborative Research at the NIH Clinical Center (U01) has been released. This fall, the NIH will be issuing a request for proposals from teams of extramural (non-NIH) and internal NIH investigators to conduct collaborative translational research projects. To facilitate collaborations between basic scientists and clinical investigators, NIH has created a website that includes a searchable database of intramural investigators, as was as information about resources available at the NIH Clinical Center. … 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

$125 million gift from Phil and Penny Knight to support cardiovascular research at OHSU

This afternoon, OHSU announced a $125 million gift from Nike co-founder and Chairman Phil Knight and his wife Penny that will establish a new cardiovascular institute at OHSU. This is the Knights’ second landmark gift to OHSU–in 2008 they gave $100 million to fund the OHSU Knight Cancer Institute–and the largest in OHSU history. Under the leadership of Albert Starr, M.D., co-inventor of the world’s first successful heart valve, and Sanjiv Kaul, M.D., an innovator … 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

Funding available from Genentech

Genentech, a biotech company with offices in Hillsboro, Oregon, is looking to fund research projects, health-related programs and events, and fellowships related to the following therapeutic areas: Genentech funds general research, translational research, other research or development projects, and other initiatives of research organizations, labs, and academic institutions. Genentech also supports programs and events such as: patient services, patient outreach, patient education, disease education, fundraisers, health screenings, scientific/medical meetings, conferences, seminars and symposia. Applications are … Read More

New internal mechanism to strengthen clinical and translational projects

The Oregon Clinical and Translational Research Institute (OCTRI) has introduced 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

OCTRI announces Catalyst Pilot Project award recipients

The Oregon Clinical & Translational Research Institute (OCTRI) announces the funding of five research awards through its Catalyst Pilot Projects Program. The program is designed to launch multidisciplinary studies to further translational research and the awards support the collection of data essential to launch compelling applications for sustained national research funding. The funding was available through support from the NIH, the School of Medicine and the Office of the Vice President of Research. Congratulations to … Read More

OCTRI announces Oregon Student Learn and Experience Research awardees

The Oregon Students Learn and Experience Research (OSLER) program, within the Oregon Center for Clinical and Translational Research Institute (OCTRI), is pleased to announce the recipients of an NIH supported TL1 training award, AHRQ T32 training award, and Summer OCTRI Student awards. This program supports early research experience for pre-doctoral medical, dental, graduate nursing, basic science, bioengineering, and pharmacy students, enhancing the pipeline of OHSU health professionals interested in clinical and translational research. These students … Read More

Reminder: Letters of intent due soon for OCTRI and ONPRC pilot funding

Don’t forget to send in your letters of intent for the following pilot funding opportunities from Oregon Clinical and Translational Research Institute (OCTRI) and the Oregon National Primate Research Center (ONPRC). Deadlines vary – See below or follow the links to the full requests for proposals for more information. Pilot Project Funding for Catalyzing Translational Research Letters of intent due: March 26, 2012 – Up to $100,000 Seeks collaborative, multidisciplinary projects that will lead to … Read More

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