Why University-Industry Partnerships Matter is the focus of Center for Clinical and Translational Science and Training (CCTST) Grand Rounds on Friday, July 20, from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. in Room E-351 of the Medical Sciences Building (MSB).
Featured speakers are Anthony Boccanfuso, PhD, executive director of the National Academy of Sciences University-Industry Demonstration Partnership, and William Ball, MD, UC interim vice president for research. They will discuss specific efforts under way to advance academic-corporate research collaborations; contemporary issues affecting industry-university partnerships; and resources and programs available to increase faculty- industry engagement.
CCTST Grand Rounds, made possible by a National Institutes of Healht Clinical and Translational Science Award (CTSA), are free of charge and open to the public. Continuing Medical Education credit is offered.
Lunch is available to CCTST members who RSVP to firstname.lastname@example.org by July 18. To join the CCTST free of charge, go to http://cctst.uc.edu/about/membership.
This edition of CCTST Grand Rounds is co-sponsored by Cincinnati Children’s Communication Sciences Research Center.