OCTRI Mission

To enhance the efficiency and quality of rigorously translating research ideas into impact.

A catalyst for your translational research

We are the Oregon Clinical and Translational Research Institute. You’ll come to know us as OCTRI, pronounced “oak tree” (\ ˈōk - trē \). If you’re an investigator, regional partner or member of a study team, we’re here to support you in the critical stages of clinical and translational research.

No matter where you are in the process, we can help you remove barriers, apply best practices and translate biomedical advances into treatments.

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OCTRI Impact

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National COVID Cohort Collaborative

OCTRI contributing data to COVID-19 analytics platform

The National Institutes of Health has launched a centralized, secure enclave to store and study vast amounts of medical record data from people diagnosed with coronavirus disease across the country. It is part of an effort, called the National COVID Cohort Collaborative (N3C), to help scientists analyze these data to understand the disease and develop treatments. The N3C harnesses the extensive resources of the NCATS-funded Clinical and Translational Sciences Awards (CTSA) Program and its Center for Data to Health (CD2H).

Learn more about the plans for N3C.

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Resources for Coronavirus 

OHSU is working on all fronts to protect patients, the community and OHSU employees from COVID-19. We are working with local and state public health officials to coordinate a regional response, both for health care and ongoing clinical research. 

Find the latest information and guidance for COVID-19

Innovation through partnership

OCTRI headquarters for multi-institution National Center for Data to Health

Since 2017, OCTRI has been a key partner in establishing and leading the multi-institution Clinical and Translational Science Award (CTSA) program, the National Center for Data to Health (CD2H).

The CD2H accelerates advancements in informatics by promoting data reuse and interoperability, tool sharing, informatics fluency, and collaboration across the entire CTSA network.

Learn about CD2H Phase III launching in 2020.

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Contact an OCTRI Navigator for project guidance and support.



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