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DC CTSA Consortium: Moving Swiftly to Combat the COVID-19 Global Health Crisis

Date Fri, Apr 23
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 first day of the conference on Friday, April 23, 2021, is “Moving Swiftly to Combat the COVID-19 Global Health Crisis”. Dr. David Diemert from The George Washington University School of Medicine & Health Sciences is our keynote speaker. Following the keynote speaker, we will facilitate panel discussions with local experts on vaccine research and rollout, diverse participant recruitment efforts, and the various regulatory issues related to human subject COVID-19 research.

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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