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First Annual Translational Science Day

First Annual Translational Science Day

  • Date:
    Wednesday, November 7, 2012
  • Time:
    8:00 AM to 4:00 PM
  • Campus:
    Health Sciences Campus
  • Room:
    Aresty Auditorium
  • Phone:
    (323) 442-4032
  • Email:

Summary:

Join us on November 7 for the first annual Translational Science Day 2012. The morning session will be devoted to bench-to-bedside translation and the afternoon session will be devoted to beside-to-community translation. Enjoy keynote addresses by nationally renowned experts; panel discussions with university and community leaders, researchers, and industry; poster session; and networking reception.

Description:

The morning session will be devoted to bench-to-bedside translation, and the afternoon session will be devoted to beside-to-community translation. Enjoy keynote addresses by nationally renowned experts; panel discussions with university and community leaders, researchers, and industry; poster session; and networking reception.

8AM-12PM: AM SESSION (Continental Breakfast Provided)
Keynote Speaker V. Craig Jordan, OBE, PhD, DSc, FMedSci
Scientific Director, Lombardi Comprehensive Cancer Center
Georgetown University

How did a failed contraceptive become the gold standard in breast cancer treatment and prevention? Followed by a panel discussion with university leaders, researchers, and representatives from the business community and industry on “Creating New Diagnostics and Therapeutics: (How) Can Academia Do Better?”

12PM-1PM: LUNCH/POSTER SESSION (Lunch Provided)

1PM-4PM: PM SESSION
Keynote Speaker Lloyd Michener, MD
Chair, Department of Community and Family Medicine
Duke University

How does healthcare reform relate to translational science and its impact on health? Followed by a panel discussion with academic and community-based leaders on “Shaping Policies and Informing Innovative Models of Care Through Academic-Community Partnerships”.

4PM-5PM: RECEPTION (Wine and Hors D'oeuvres Will Be Served)