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OCTRI Pilot Project Awards July 2007

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Johnson, Eric, PhD, Investigator at Center for Health Research, Kaiser Permanente Northwest (KPCHR): “The use of Angiotension Converting Enzyme Inhibitors (ACEIs) and Chronic Kidney Disease” (in collaboration with Sharon Anderson, MD, at OHSU; Jason Deville, DO, at OHSU; Amanda Petrik at KPCHR; David Smith, PhD, at KPCHR; Micah Thorp, DO, MPH, at KPCHR)

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Owen McCarty, PhD, Assistant Professor of Biomedical Engineering at OHSU: “Contrast-enhanced ultrasound imaging of thrombotic thrombocytopenic purpura” (in collaboration with David Jacoby, MD, at OHSU; Jonathan Lindner, MD, at OHSU; Jose Lopez, MD, at University of Washington; David Motto, MD, PhD, at University of Iowa; Adam Munday, PhD, at University of Washington; Sandra Rugonyi, PhD, at OHSU)

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Kathryn Schuff, MD, Associate Professor of Endocrinology at OHSU: “3-Monoiodothyronamine: A novel thyroid hormone metabolite with a potential role in thyroid hormone regulation of metabolism” (in collaboration with Mary Samuels, MD, at OHSU; and Thomas Scanlan, PhD, at OHSU)

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Gary Thomas, PhD, Senior Scientist of the Vollum Institute at OHSU: “Role of PACS-2 in colorectal cancer” (in collaboration with Garth Anderson, PhD, at Roswell Park Cancer Institute; Christopher Corless, MD, PhD, at OHSU; Huihong You, PhD, at OHSU; Charles Lopez, MD, PhD, at OHSU; Motomi Mori, PhD, at OHSU; Doug Runckel, MD, at Kaiser Permanente; Brett Sheppard, MD, at OHSU; and Melissa Wong, PhD, at OHSU)

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Kerri Winters-Stone, PhD, Associate Professor/Scientist of the School of Nursing at OHSU: “Comprehensive Fall Risk Assessment in Breast Cancer Survivors” (in collaboration with Stephen Chui, MD, at OHSU; Alvin Eisner, PhD, at OHSU;  Ginger Hanson at OHSU;  Fay Horak, PhD, at OHSU; Shiuh Wen Luoh, MD, PhD, at OHSU; Lillian Nail, PhD, at OHSU; Nancy Perrin, PhD, at OHSU; Camella Potter at OHSU; Maureen Toomey at OHSU; Devon Webster, MD, at OHSU)

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Career Development

Jeff Tyner, PhD, Post Doctorate Fellow, Hematology/Oncology, OHSU: "Tyrosine Kinases as Targets for Therapy in Pediatric Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia" (in collaboration with Bill Chang, MD, PhD, at OHSU; Brian Druker, MD, at OHSU)

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Samuel J. Wang, MD, PhD, Resident, Radiation Oncology, OHSU: "A Regression Model Decision Aid for Determining the Benefit of Adjuvant Chemoradiotherapy for Biliary Tract Cancers" (in collaboration with Jong Sung Kim, PhD, at Portland State University: Dean F. Sittig, PhD, at Kaiser Permanente; and Charles R. Thomas Jr., MD, at OHSU)

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