Internal Research Funding Schemes

Ochsner Translational Medicine Research Initiative (OTMRI)

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. Learn more.

Clinical Research and Innovation Support Program (CRISP)

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. Learn more.

University of Queensland and Ochsner Seed Fund

The UQ-Ochsner Seed Fund for Collaborative Research has been established as an internal grant scheme to help foster transdisciplinary research between eligible investigators based in the Ochsner Clinical School (OCS) and those based in other Schools, research Institutes and Centres of the University of Queensland. Learn more.

Contact Information

Matt Estrade, MBA
mestrade@ochsner.org
504-842-3960