EvidenceNOW Grant Initiative Provides Support for Primary Care Practices in Oklahoma to Advance Cardiovascular Care

Posted on: Fri, 11/22/2019 - 19:10 By: octsiAdmin

Heart disease remains the number one cause of death in the United States, claiming more lives than all cancers combined. Heart disease is also taking a toll on Oklahoma. But the evidence is clear—we can reduce the threat by applying the ABCS of cardiovascular disease prevention: Aspirin use by high-risk individuals, Blood pressure control, Cholesterol management, and Smoking cessation.


OCTSI on the radio

Posted on: Fri, 11/22/2019 - 19:04 By: octsiAdmin

OCAST Oklahoma Innovations will air this Saturday and Sunday on the stations below. It will be available on the OCAST website www.ok.gov/ocast/News_Media/Radio_Show , along with a transcript, on Monday. 


The week's program features OUHSC research leaders discussing science and medicine in Oklahoma. Dr. Judith James, the Principal Investigator of the Oklahoma Shared Clinical and Translational Resources discusses the Oklahoma Clinical and Translational Science Institute and our projects. 


OCTSI receives $15 million grant to improve heart health in Oklahoma

Posted on: Fri, 11/22/2019 - 19:02 By: octsiAdmin

Researchers with the University of Oklahoma in Tulsa and Oklahoma City have received a $15 million grant to improve heart health in residents throughout the state.

OU is one of seven grantees in the nation for the award from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.

OU President David Boren said at a press conference in Tulsa on Wednesday morning that the grant will allow researchers to work with primary care physicians across Oklahoma to determine best practices for preventing heart disease and improving heart health.

OSCTR Pilot Grant Recipients

Posted on: Wed, 11/13/2019 - 14:46 By: octsiAdmin


Parikh, Pavan, MD. Assistant Professor, OUHSC College of Medicine. Preventing hypothermia in moderate and late preterm neonates - a pilot randomized controlled trial

Lee, Sun Young, MD PhD. Assistant Professor, Dean McGee Eye Institute. In-situ high-plex molecular and cellular phenotyping in human retinal tissues by chipcytometry