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Publish Date: 03/27/17
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Research Week 2017 Opens Monday, April 17

More than 25 events are planned for Research Week 2017, April 17-21. The week is hosted collaboratively by UC, Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center, the Center for Clinical and Translational Science and Training, Cincinnati Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) Medical Center, the Cincinnati Education and Research for Veterans Foundation and UC Health.
 
Research Week topics will touch on a specific area of research interest, including heart, lung and vascular, neuroscience, biomedical discovery, cancer and ethics. Research Week also will highlight the work of undergraduate and graduate students. All events are free and open to the public. CME credit will be offered throughout the week. 

Events are as follows:

Monday, April 17: Heart, Lung and Vascular Research
  • "Under Pressure!  Heart, Lung and Vascular Disease and Treatment Throughout History: Health Sciences Library Exhibition,” 10 a.m. – noon, Hauck Gallery, Henry R. Winkler Center for the History of Health Professions.
  • "Technical Solutions for Sustainable Healthcare: Intravascular Imaging Guided Cardiovascular Interventions,” presented by A.F.W. van der Steen, PhD, professor in biomedical engineering in cardiology and head of the Biomedical Engineering Thoraxcenter, Erasmus University Medical Centre, Rotterdam, The Netherlands, noon – 1 p.m., MSB 7051.
  • "Emerging Technologies for Assessment of Concussion,” Semyon Slobounov, PhD, professor of kinesiology, Penn State University College of Health and Human Development, noon – 1 p.m., Taft Research Center, Suite 1110, Edwards One
  • Heart Health Research Fair, 1 – 2 p.m., CARE/Crawley Atrium.
  • Mid-Career Research Scientist Award Reception, 5 – 7 p.m., CARE/Crawley Atrium.

Tuesday, April 18: Neuroscience Research
  • "Advancing the Science of Care for Family Caregivers of Stroke Survivors,” presented by Tami Bakas, PhD, professor and Jane E. Procter Endowed Chair, College of Nursing, 8 – 9 a.m., Procter Hall 103.
  • Neuroscience Poster Session, 9 – 11:30 a.m., CARE/Crawley Atrium.
  • "19th Nervous Breakdown: Nerve Tonics, Pink Pills and Quackery: Health Sciences Library Exhibition,” 10 a.m. – noon, Hauck Gallery, Henry R. Winkler Center for the History of Health Professions.
  • "A Gut Feeling About the Brain: The Microbiome as a Key Regulator of Stress Across the Lifespan,” presented by John Cryan, PhD, professor and chair of anatomy and neuroscience at University College Cork, Cork, Ireland, 11:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m., in MSB 7051.
  • Neurology Research Highlights, 12:45 – 2:15 p.m., MSB 7051.
  • "Introduction to Music Therapy: A Diverse Profession Capable of Meeting Patients’ Multifaceted Needs,” presented by Michael Silverman, PhD, associate professor and director of music therapy, University of Minnesota, 2:30 – 3:30 p.m., in MSB 7051.
  • Neurosciences Award Ceremony, 3:45 – 4:45 p.m., MSB 7051.
  • Neurosciences Research Mixer, 5 – 6:30 p.m., CARE/Crawley Atrium.

Wednesday, April 19: Biomedical Discovery Science
  • "The Pharm Team:  The History of UC’s Cosmetic Science Program: Health Sciences Library Exhibition,” 10 a.m. – noon, Hauck Gallery, Henry R. Winkler Center for the History of Health Professions.
  • "Reverse Engineering Exceptional Responses to CAR T Therapy,” presented by Stephan Grupp, MD, PhD, director of the Cancer Immunotherapy Program, director of Translational Research for the Center for Childhood Cancer Research and medical director of the Stem Cell Laboratory at Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia, 1 – 2 p.m., in MSB 5051.
  • "Communicating Science: Graduate Student Three Minute Thesis (3MT®) Competition,” 2:15 – 4 p.m., MSB 7051.
  • "If You See It on the Internet, It's Probably Not True: The Joys of Critical Science Communication,” presented by Christopher Labos, MD, research fellow at the Institute for Clinical and Evaluative Sciences, and Jonathan Jarry, research agent, University of Montreal, 4:15 – 6:30 p.m. MainStreet Cinema, Tangeman University Center.

Thursday, April 20: Cancer Research
  • Presentations of Research and Innovative/Scholarly Endeavors (PRaISE) from the College of Allied Health Sciences, 9 a.m. - 10 a.m. presentation in the TUC Study Lounge.
  • "Radioactive:  An Historic Look at Radiation’s Therapeutic Benefits and its Bodily Perils: Health Sciences Library Exhibition,” 10 a.m. – noon, Hauck Gallery, Henry R. Winkler Center for the History of Health Professions.
  • PRaISE graduate student poster presentations, 10 a.m. - noon, TUC Atrium.
  • PRaISE undergraduate student poster presentations, noon - 3 p.m., TUC Great Hall.
  • "PTEN Upstream, Instream and Downstream,” presented by Ramon Parsons, MD, PhD, Ward-Coleman Chair in Cancer Research, professor and chairman, Department of Oncological Sciences, Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, noon – 1 p.m., MSB 7051.
  • Cancer Student Poster Session, 1 – 2:30 p.m., CARE/Crawley Atrium.
  • Undergraduate Life in Medicine Poster Session, 3:30 – 4:50 p.m., CARE/Crawley Atrium.
  • "Leveraging Targetable Pathways Across Multiple Cancers,” a panel discussion with Ramon Parsons, MD, PhD, Ward-Coleman Chair in Cancer Research, professor and chair, Department of Oncological Sciences, Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, and featuring UC, VA and Cincinnati Children’s leaders in cancer research, 4 – 5 p.m., MSB 7051.

Friday, April 21: Ethics 
  • "At What Cost? Dilemmas and Compromises in Medical Ethics: Health Sciences Library Exhibition,” 10 – noon, Hauck Gallery, Henry R. Winkler Center for the History of Health Professions.
  • Medical Student and Alumni Poster Session and Lunch, 11-noon, CARE/Crawley Atrium.
  • "Making Research Ethics Richer by Engaging Diverse Stakeholders: Hutton Ethics Lectureship,” presented by Jim Dubois, DSc, PhD, Steven J. Bander Professor of Medical Ethics and Professionalism and director of the Center for Clinical Research Ethics, Washington University School of Medicine, St. Louis, noon – 1 p.m., MSB 7051.
  • Student Three Minute Thesis (3MT®)  Awards Ceremony, 1 – 2 p.m., MSB E-351.
  • Undergraduate Highlighting Health Research Poster Session, 2 – 3 p.m., CARE/Crawley Atrium.

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For more information on Research Week 2017, contact Brieanne Sheehan, University of Cincinnati College of Medicine, at 513-558-7564 or brieanne.sheehan@uc.edu.



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