OCTRI funds 6 pilot projects for COVID-19 rapid response and digital health

Seven of the nine recipients of OCTRI Biomedical Innovation Program Awards.

The Oregon Clinical and Translational Research InstituteOHSU Technology Transfer and OHSU Collaborations & Entrepreneurship have announced six awardees to two tracks of the Biomedical Innovation Program: COVID-19 Rapid Response and Digital Health.

The COVID-19 Rapid Response program awardees are:

  • Albert Chi, M.D.: “OHSU 3D Printed CRISIS Ventilator”
  • Bory Kea, M.D.: “Evaluating the use of brown paper bags for storage of limited re-usable PPE exposed to SARS-CoV-2COVID-19 Rapid Response”
  • Fikadu Tafesse, Ph.D.: “SARS-CoV-2 Nanobodies as Therapeutics Against COVID-19”

The Digital Health Program awardees are:

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CTSA Program In Action Goals
Goal 4: Innovate Processes to Increase the Quality and Efficiency of Translational Research, Particularly of Multisite Trials