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November 2020

NOV 5
Dean's Seminar Series featuring Nobel Prize Winner Stefan Hall  Nov 5, 2020  4: 00 PM - 5: 00 PM  Online

The Georgetown University Medical Center (GUMC) Office of the Dean for Research is proud to present the Dean's Seminar Series. This seminar features Nobel Prize Winner Dr. Stefan Hall, Director of the Max Planck Institute for Biophysical Chemistry. Dr. Hall will discuss "MINFLUX nanoscopy and related matters".

NOV 6
Research Grand Rounds: An alternative to target-based drug discovery  Nov 6, 2020   12: 00 PM - 1: 00 PM  Online

This month's Research Grand Rounds features Hazel H. Szeto, MD, PhD, who will discuss "An alternative to target-based drug discovery – Optimizing mitochondrial bioenergetics to combat noncommunicable diseases".

NOV 6

This Duke Clinical Research Institute (DCRI) NIH "Rethinking Clinical Trials" Grand Rounds features David R. Flum, MD, MPH, Professor, Surgery, Health Services, and Pharmacy, Associate Chair for Research, Department of Surgery at the University of Washington. Dr. Flum will discuss "Appendectomy vs Antibiotics for Appendicitis-Early Results from the CODA trial".

Participants will be able to describe how FDA’s Office of New Drugs (OND) uses regulatory science research to address knowledge gaps that slow down or prevent new drug development. They will gain familiarity of research opportunities available to currently enrolled and recently graduated college students through the OND ORISE fellowship program. The learner will also become aware of two OND extramural research programs that have funding opportunities available for external collaborators.

NOV 10

The Center for Leading Innovation & Collaboration (CLIC) is hosting Insights to Inspire 2020, which highlights those hubs who have made improvements in their Careers in Clinical and Translational Research metric. The second webinar in this year’s series focuses on recruiting scholars and trainees.

NOV 12
Communicating Science Seminar: Engaging the Public with Social Media  Nov 12, 2020  09: 30 AM - 10: 30 AM  Online

The Engaging the Public with Social Media module covers the latest research on use of social media, including why and how scientists can use it to engage, an introduction to using Twitter, and best practices for engaging in online conversations and using social media metrics. Participants develop a personalized social media public engagement plan.

This month's Windows into Translation (WiT) Seminar Series features Dr. Amrita Cheema, Professor of Oncology, Associate Director: Center for Metabolomic Studies, Co-Director: Proteomics and Metabolomic Shared Resource at Georgetown University. Dr Cheema will discuss "Characterization of Urinary Extracellular Vesicles for Radiation Metabolomics Analysis".

NOV 12
Dean's Seminar Series: Sickle Cell Anemia - Past, Present, and Future  Nov 12, 2020  4: 00 PM - 5: 00 PM  Online

The Georgetown University Medical Center (GUMC) Office of the Dean for Research is proud to present the Dean's Seminar Series. This seminar features Griffin Rodgers, MD, MACP, Director of the National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Disease at NIH. Dr. Rodgers will discuss "Sickle Cell Anemia: Past, Present, and Future".

This Duke Clinical Research Institute (DCRI) NIH "Rethinking Clinical Trials" Grand Rounds features Ahmed Al-Jaishi, PhD; Amit Garg, MD, PhD; and Merrick Zwarenstein, MBBCh, MSc, PhD. These speakers will discuss "Pragmatic and Explanatory Attitudes to RCTs: Using the PRECIS-2 Tool to Describe the Design of the MyTEMP Trial".

NOV 16
American Cancer Society Extramural Research & Training Grants Workshop  Nov 16, 2020  1: 00 PM - 2: 30 PM  Online

The Lombardi Comprehensive Cancer Center and the Georgetown University Medical Center are proud to host Susanna Greer, PH.D., Scientific Director, Clinical Cancer Research and Immunology as she discusses American Cancer Society grant opportunities and grantsmanship tips.

This Duke Clinical Research Institute (DCRI) NIH "Rethinking Clinical Trials" Grand Rounds features Enola Proctor, PhD, Shanti K. Khinduka Distinguished Professor Emeritus at the Brown School, Washington University, St. Louis. Dr. Proctor will discuss "NIA IMPACT Collaboratory Grand Rounds: Implementation Outcomes: Their Role in Treatment Success".

The Georgetown University Medical Center (GUMC) Office of the Dean for Research is proud to present the Dean's Seminar Series. This seminar features Philipp E. Scherer, PhD, Department of Internal Medicine at the Touchstone Diabetes Center, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center.

NOV 19
2020 NIH Rural Health Seminar: Challenges in the Era of COVID-19  Nov 19, 2020  1: 00 PM - 5: 00 PM  Online

Join the National Institute on Minority Health and Health Disparities (NIMHD) and the National Center for Advancing Translational Sciences (NCATS) for the 2020 NIH Rural Health Seminar: Challenges in the Era of COVID-19. The seminar will bring together researchers, medical practitioners and others to explore topics in rural health. Learn and explore the impact of COVID-19 on rural populations, systems and workforce issues, and community engagement to respond to the pandemic.

NOV 20
MHRI-GHUCCTS Monthly Statistical Seminar: Regression Models  Nov 20, 2020   12: 00 PM - 1: 00 PM  Online

This month's MHRI-GHUCCTS Monthly Statistical Seminar Series features Dr. Paul Kolm, Associate Director in the Department of Biostatistics and Biomedical Informatics at MedStar Health Research Institute. Dr. Kolm will discuss regression models.

NOV 20

This Duke Clinical Research Institute (DCRI) NIH "Rethinking Clinical Trials" Grand Rounds features Daniel Edmonston, MD, Medical Instructor at the Duke University School of Medicine. Dr. Edmonston will discuss "Drug Development in Kidney Disease: Proceedings from a Multi-Stakeholder Panel".

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