Research Week 2022 is a wrap: Read investigator profiles, watch recorded keynotes

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Thanks for making Research Week 2022 a smashing success. If you missed keynotes or the scientist profiles on OHSU Now, now’s the time to do that.

Research Week profiles on OHSU News

Strategic Communications highlighted five OHSU physicians and scientists for Research Week. Be sure to check out these profiles of your colleagues on OHSU Now!

  • Geolani Dy provides gender-affirming surgical care for transgender and non-binary patients.
  • Ana Quiñones studies how the issues of health conditions and health status affect some members of society more than others.
  • Laura Heiser uses systems biology to reveal and counter tumor drug resistance.
  • Marian Dale applies old-fashioned physical exams with leading-edge research to treat patients with movement disorders.
  • Kathleen Carlson brings injury epidemiology and community engagement to developing a gun violence prevention research center at OHSU.

Recordings of Research Week keynotes

If you missed any of the keynotes and would like to watch the recordings, these are available to view now.

Recordings of Innovation Day keynotes and sessions

Innovation and Commercialization Keynote

  • Paul R. Sanberg, Ph.D., D.Sc., president, National Academy of Inventors (NAI)
  • Introduced by Danny Jacobs, M.D., M.P.H., FACS, president, OHSU

A Researcher’s Guide to Partnering with Industry

  • James Evans, Ph.D., PNNL, with Steve Reichow, Ph.D., OHSU
  • Luis Carvajal, Ph.D., Kronos Bio, with Tania Vu, Ph.D., OHSU

Startup Company Spotlight

  • CytoImage: Dan Snyder, M.B.A., CEO
  • Inherent Targeting: Connor Barth, Ph.D., CEO/Co-Founder
  • CenterMom: David Starr, M.B.A., CEO/co-founder and Ellen Tilden, Ph.D., chief scientific officer/co-founder
  • Auxetics: John Kaufman, M.D., co-founder

Innovation Showcase

OHSU technologies take center stage in pitch-style presentation forum.

  • Evan Fontaine – CRISIS ventilator
  • Sunghee Chai Ph.D. – Strong micro-promoters for AAV gene therapy
  • Yu-Jui (Roger) Chiu, Ph.D. – Novel dielectric flow cell fractionation device
  • Elise Erickson Ph.D., CNM – Deciphering the due date: biological rhythms and readiness for birth

Closing Keynote: “Diversity and Equity in Innovation”

Graciela Gomez Cowger, J.D., CEO, Schwabe, Williamson & Wyatt, was joined by Aditi Martin, Ph.D., senior director, OHSU Collaborations and Entrepreneurship, for a conversation on diversity and equity in innovation, moderated by Marguerita Lightfoot, Ph.D., associate dean, Research, OHSU-PSU School of Public Health.



Thanks for a great Research Week 2022! We’re looking forward to next year.