Internal Research Funding Schemes
The primary objective of the Ochsner Translational Medicine Research Initiative (OTMRI) is to promote translational medicine research by Ochsner physicians. The program will provide seed funds to initiate or continue translational research projects focusing on clinical areas of interest to the institution.
The primary objectives of the Clinical Research & Innovation Support Program (CRISP) is to promote high quality, investigator-initiated, clinical research at Ochsner and support investigators in their effort to obtain extramural funding for their research program. CRISP will provide, for a limited period, seed funds to initiate (or continue) research projects that 1) focus on clinical areas of interest to the institution, 2) have a high potential to impact medical practice and, 3) have a high potential to attract external funding.