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Clinical and Translational Research Center

The mission of the Clinical and Translational Research Center (CTRC) is to function as the OCTRI “laboratory for human research” by providing personnel and facilities for patient-based research activities.  The CTRC provides nursing services in multiple inpatient and outpatient units. 

The CTRC includes multiple units that provide clinical research services to investigators. The CTRC also includes the OCTRI Core Laboratory.


CTRC Units

Adult Clinical and Translational Research Center

Pediatric Clinical and Translational Research Center

  • Inpatient and outpatient pediatric unit in Doernbecher Children's Hospital
  • Pediatric Nurse Practitioner and pediatric RN study coordinators
  • Read more about the Pediatric CTRC.

Bionutrition Unit

 Core Laboratory

  • Clinical specimen processing, shipping, and storage
  • Laboratory assays and analyses, including genetic analyses
  • DNA and RNA extraction and purification
  • Learn more about the Core Laboratory.

 Study Coordinators

 

Program Leadership

Mary Samuels, MD

 

Mary Samuels, M.D.

Program Director, Clinical and Translational Research Center

samuelsm@ohsu.edu