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DC CTSA Consortium: Beyond COVID-19 - Challenges & Lessons Learned during a Pandemic

Date Fri, Apr 30
Time 09: 30 AM - 12: 30 PM
Location Zoom


The DC CTSA Consortium is pleased to announce the 2021 DC CTSA Spring Regulatory Update & Hot Topics in Clinical and Translational Research. This free, virtual conference will take place on Friday, April 23, 2021, and Friday, April 30, 2021, from 9:30 AM to 12:30 PM EST. Each day will feature keynote presentations and moderated panel discussions.

This conference brings researchers, administrators, and clinical professionals from throughout the region together for collaborative discussion and response to regulatory revisions and identified clinical research priorities within the current landscape of clinical trials.

The topic for the second day of the conference on Friday, April 30, 2021, is “Beyond COVID-19: Challenges & Lessons Learned during a Pandemic”. Our keynote speaker is Dr. Stephen Hansen with the U.S. Food and Drug Administration. Following the keynote speaker, our panelists will explore the challenges faced by researchers during the pandemic, offering lessons learned to move clinical and translational science forward as we emerge from this experience.

Both days of the conference will begin at 9:30 AM EST and conclude by 12:30 PM EST. 

The DC CTSA Consortium is a partnership between the Washington D.C. Clinical and Translational Science Award hubs. Members include the Clinical and Translational Science Institute at Children’s National, The George Washington University, and the Georgetown-Howard Universities Center for Clinical and Translational Science (GHUCCTS).

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The topic for the second day of the conference on Friday, April 30, 2021, is “Beyond COVID-19: Challenges & Lessons Learned during a Pandemic”. Our keynote speaker is Dr. Stephen Hansen with the U.S. Food and Drug Administration. Following the keynote speaker, our panelists will explore the challenges faced by researchers during the pandemic, offering lessons learned to move clinical and translational science forward as we emerge from this experience
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