Submit Medical Research Foundation Award Nominations by May 16

Anthony Tahayeri, and Drs. Cristiane Franca and Luiz E. Bertassoni, work with a new device called "tooth-on-a-chip" that allows researchers from the Bertassoni Lab to at OHSU observe how teeth interact with reconstruction materials and bacteria.

Do you work with an outstanding researcher you’d like to see recognized? Each year, the Medical Research Foundation of Oregon recognizes Oregonians in the categories of cutting-edge research and mentorship. These awards are open to all biomedical scientists in Oregon.

2022 nominations due May 16, 2022. 
Detailed information is available on the Medical Research Foundation Awards webpage and on the Competitive Application Portal.

  • The Discovery Award acknowledges an Oregon investigator who has made significant, original contributions to health‐related research while working in Oregon. Basic, clinical, behavioral sciences, health care delivery, health informatics or health outcomes research are all eligible. The recipient will receive a cash award of $6,000 and a commemorative award.
  • The Mentor Award is presented to an Oregonian who has provided outstanding leadership in support or development of health research, education or the advancement of health care. The recipient will receive a cash award of $6,000 and a commemorative award.
  • The Richard T. Jones New Investigator Award recognizes an early-career investigator who shows exceptional promise in biomedical research. This individual must be within seven years of completing clinical and/or post‐doctoral training and will be judged on the basis of independence, quality of science, national funding and first- or senior-authored publications in peer‐reviewed biomedical research journals. The recipient will receive a cash award of $3,000 and a commemorative award

To nominate, visit OHSU’s Competitive Application Portal.

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