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Real Talk about Tobacco and Mental Health/Substance Use Disorder Recovery

August 16, 2019

Rosemary Bak Lowery, MS, CHES®, CNP, ACSM-CPT; Health Educator and Tobacco Treatment Specialist at University of Michigan’s Tobacco Consultation Service will discuss the connection between smoking and mental health/substance use disorders, challenges faced in quitting and resources for quitting.  People in recovery can quit smoking, and when they do, they experience improved mental health and greater rates of sobriety.  Free quit kits will be available in preparation for the Great American Smoke Out on November 21 2019, courtesy of University of Michigan’s Tobacco Consultation Service! This event is part of the free Dawn Farm Education Series. All are welcome, and…

Interdisciplinary Management of the Voice and Airway

August 16, 2019

Michigan Medicine Presents: “Interdisciplinary Management of the Voice and Airway” Friday and Saturday, September 20th and 21st in Ann Arbor, Michigan Keynote Speaker: Julie Barkmeier-Kraemer, PhD, CCC-SLP – University of Utah This two-day conference will feature lectures and workshops/breakout sessions with hands-on training in therapeutic management of voice, chronic cough, and upper airway disorders. We will have expert Speech-Language Pathologists, Laryngologists, and a panel of MD specialists guide you through multidisciplinary considerations for the most comprehensive care of this patient population. REGISTER HERE: http://bit.do/umvoiceairway.   This link will provide details about the conference, hotel, dining options, and shuttle service.  We have applied…

Group Discussion on Data Safety Monitoring Boards (DSMBs) for Statisticians

August 16, 2019

In an informal, group discussion on Thursday, September 12 from 10:00-11:00 a.m. in the NCRC Building 10 South Atrium, Dr. Susan Ellenberg from the University of Pennsylvania Perelman School of Medicine, will address questions related to the expectations of being a statistician member of Data and Safety Monitoring Boards (DSMBs) of clinical trials, best practices for statisticians who report to DSMBs, and issues and controversies that arise during the monitoring of ongoing trials. Register here

Clinical Trial Data Monitoring Committees-Dr. Susan Ellenberg

August 16, 2019

In her lecture on Thursday, September 12 from 3:00-4:00 p.m. in Danto Auditorium, Dr. Susan Ellenberg from the University of Pennsylvania Perelman School of Medicine, will discuss the role of Data Monitoring Committees/Data Safety Monitoring Boards (DMCs/DSMBs) in the clinical trial oversight process.  She will address the various controversies of DMC/DSMB operations and the issues of which trials actually need the oversight of an independent DMC/DSMB.  Register here

Solving the Polyploid Mystery in Wound Repair

August 15, 2019

The Center for Organogenesis seminar series is pleased to present Vicki Losick, Ph.D., Assistant Professor, Biology Department, Boston College. Her talk is entitled “Solving the Polyploid Mystery in Wound Repair.”

A periosteal stem cell and the cellular basis of intramembranous versus endochondral ossification.

August 15, 2019

The Center for Organogenesis seminar series is pleased to present Matthew Greenblatt, Ph.D.,Assistant Professor of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, Weill Cornell Medicine, Assistant Director of the Central Clinical Laboratories, New York Presbyterian Hospital, Cornell Campus. His talk is entitled “A periosteal stem cell and the cellular basis of intramembranous versus endochondral ossification.”

Gene modified and edited cell based therapies for cancer: Are we there yet?

August 15, 2019

The Center for Organogenesis seminar series is pleased to present Khalid Shah, Ph.D., Director, Center for Stem Cell Therapeutics and Imaging, Harvard Medical School, Director, Center for Excellence in Biomedicine, Vice Chair of Research, Brigham and Women's Hospital Principal Faculty, Harvard Stem Cell Institute. His talk is entitled “Gene modified and edited cell based therapies for cancer: Are we there yet?”

Stem Cell Development: Stories of Two Niches

August 15, 2019

The Center for Organogenesis seminar series is pleased to present Ting Xie, Ph.D., Professor, Department of Anatomy, University of Kansas Medical Center, Investigator, Stowers Institute for Medical Research. His talk is entitled "Stem Cell Development: Stories of Two Niches.”

Get the Edge in Research Development: NORDP Regional Meeting

August 15, 2019

Registration is now open for the National Organization of Research Development Professionals (NORDP)  Great Lakes Regional Meeting where experts will share their best practices towards advancing research competitiveness and faculty careers. This all-day event will offer more than 25 presentations that focus on effective proposal development; collaboration and team science; and strategic research advancement, among other exciting topics. A light breakfast and a catered lunch will be provided for those attending, with a social gathering following at a local venue. Registration is $60 for members and non-members. The first 50 registrants will be entered to win a gift bag of…