OCTRI is a catalyst for scientific collaboration, translation of biomedical advances into the community, innovation, and research growth. Learn more about OCTRI
OCTRI supports investigators, administrators and research staff with expertise, equipment, and facilities for every stage of the research process.
OCTRI Makes an Impact
Meet OCTRI Catalyst awardee Peter Steyger: Discover how Dr. Steyger is changing the scene of hearing loss research.
Congratulations to the 2017 Catalyst Award recipients!
This year, funded projects were responsive to the need for novel methodologies that improve and accelerate translational research. Click here to read full project abstracts and learn more about the Catalyst Awards.
Craig Dorrell, PhD: "Assessment of anti-cancer drugs against patient-specific pancreatic cancer organoid cultures"
Peter Jacobs, PhD: "iPancreas: Internet based on-demand artificial pancreas app-generator to accelerate clinical trials research"
Around the Community Videos
Let’s Get Healthy!, the popular interactive education and research exhibit, has just won the 2015 Society for Public Health Education (SOPHE) Technology Award. See full story here and learn more about the exhibit by watching the video below.
Also, learn how supplemental funding from OCTRI helped develop the CHIP to CHIRP model for conducting translational research within local communities in partnership with academic institutions.