List of Research Services

Browse a complete list of OCTRI research services below. You can also view research services by phase of research or use the Quick Links on the left to identify services.

To request OCTRI services, please complete the resource request form and/or contact the OCTRI Navigator Program at 503-418-9790 or .


Body Composition Measurements (anthropometric, bioelectrical impedance, BOD POD & DEXA, consultations and training available)

Budget Development

Cardiac Monitoring

Clinical Specimen Processing, Storage & Shipping

Clinical Trial & Grant Budget Development

Cohort Discovery

Community & Population Research Consultation

Consultation with Bionutritionist on Protocol Design, Methodology & Data Analysis

Data Analysis

Data Management & Coordination Services

Data Safety Monitoring Plans & Data Safety Monitoring Board Coordination

DNA & RNA Extraction & Purification

Electrocardiograph (12-lead ECG)

Energy Expenditure Measurements (indirect calorimetry, activity monitoring)

Experimental Design & Laboratory Expertise Consultation

Evaluation Core Services

Food Intake & Supplement Assessment

Functional Genomics Consultation: Microarry Proteomics

Genetic Analyses

Glucose Tolerance Testing: Intravenous, Oral & Meal

Industry-Sponsored Clinical Trial Contract Negotiation

Inpatient Room

Insulin Clamp

Investigational New Drug (IND) & Investigational Device Exemption (IDE) Applications

IRB Application Preparation & Submission

IV starts & Medication Infusions

Laboratory Assays & Analyses

Lumbar Puncture Assistance

Meals for Study Participants

Nutrition Education & Counseling

Pediatric Nursing Services

Phlebotomy & Specimen Collection (including catheter access - Groshon, Port-a-Cath, PICC, Hickman)

Point of Care Testing: CBG, Hemoglobin, HCG & Urine Dip


Research Data Warehouse (Epic data for research purposes)

Research Databases: REDCap & Custom Databases

Research Match for Recruitment

Research Meals, Diets & Feeding Studies

Research Volunteer Registry - for recruitment and banked samples

Statistical Genetics Consultation: Experimental Design & Analysis

Statistical Support

Study Coordination for Adult & Pediatric Studies (includes recruitment, consenting, scheduling, study document & regulatory activities; study procedures; survey administration & data entry)

Study Monitoring

Training for Study Coordinators

Vital Signs & Physical Measurements