OCTRI announces 2014 Catalyst Awards

The Oregon Clinical & Translational Research Institute has funded three projects designed to enhance translational research at OHSU. These novel, collaborative, multidisciplinary studies will lead to further research and funding in translational research.2014 Catalst Award Winners


  • Penelope Hogarth
    “Neurodegeneration with Brain Iron Accumulation: Research Cohort Developement”
  • Cynthia McEvoy
    “From Mother to Baby: Blocking Lung Disease and the Epigenetic Changes in Childhood Caused by Maternal Smoking During Pregnancy”
  • Garet Lahvis
    “Oregon Animation Test for Social Reciprocity”

For full project abstracts visit OCTRI Pilot Project Awards 2014.

OCTRI Catalyst funding is specifically intended to enable the development of compelling new grant applications that will sustain the proposed research activity. Please see the OCTRI Funding Opportunities page for more information or contact Colleen Lay.