The OCTSI has partnered with the OUHSC Department of Pediatrics and been awarded a grant from the National Institutes of Health to develop the Oklahoma Pediatric Clinical Trial Network.
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.
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 OSCTR would like to invite its members to attend the OSCTR Grand Rounds lecture by Dr. James Curran from the School of Public Health at Emory University. The lecture will be held at the Samis Education Center at Children’s Hospital in Oklahoma City, Wednesday, October 28 at 12:15pm. He will be speaking on the early days of the AIDS epidemic and the lessons for future bench-to-bedside approaches to medicine.
The OSCTR has released the request for proposals for the 2016-2017 OSCTR Pilot Grants. These grants will begin on July 01, 2015. A competitive letter of intent is due October 30, 2015 and the pilot grant application is due November 30, 2015.
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.
Nobel Laureate to speak at OSCTR Grand Rounds event
Dr. Peter Agre, 2003 Nobel Laureate in Chemistry, will present on "Opening Doors Worldwide through Medical Science" at 12 PM, May 1, 2015 at the Samis Center.
The Oklahoma Shared Clinical and Translational Resources and the Stephenson Cancer Center will hold a workshop dedicated to Patient-Centered Outcomes Research and the utilization of large data sources for research and career development. The workshop will be held on April 23, 2015 at the Samis Family Education Center in Children’s Hospital in Oklahoma City – food will be provided and pre-registration is strongly encouraged to ensure attendance.
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The OSCTR has released the request for proposals for the 2015-2016 OSCTR Pilot Grants. These grants will begin on July 01, 2015. A competitive letter of intent is due February 16, 2015 and the pilot grant application is due March 27, 2015.