Finding Efficiencies in Clinical Studies

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    • Wednesday March 23, 2011 - Thursday March 24, 2011
      1:00 pm - 5:59 pm
  • Location: GTRI Conference Center, 250 14th St, NW, Atlanta, GA
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Summary Sentence: Keynote Speaker: David S. Stephens, MD - Emory, ACTSI

Full Summary: This half day program will focus on an overview of challenges involving clinical studies.

This half day program will open with a keynote address from Dr. David Stephens, Vice President of Research for the Woodruff Health Sciences Center of Emory University and Principal Investigator of the Atlanta Clinical & Translational Science Institute (ACTSI), focusing on an overview of challenges involving clinical studies.  The keynote will be followed by two panel sessions; the first exploring the use of biomarkers to identify patient populations before clinical trials begin, and the second, employing advances in data management to assess outcomes of clinical trials.  

    •    Mark Braunstein, MD, Associate Director, Health Systems Institute, Georgia Tech
    •    Scott Capps, Vice President Clinical Research, CryoLife
    •    Albert E. Heacox, Ph.D. Senior Vice President, Research and Development, CryoLife
    •    Joseph E. Martinez, Director of Research and Laboratory Services, FlowApps
    •    Robert T. McNally, Ph.D., President & CEO, Geovax, Inc.
    •    Ruth O' Regan, MD Director, Translational Breast Cancer Research, The Emory Clinic
    •    Joel Saltz, M.D., Ph.D., Director, Center for Comprehensive Informatics, Emory University
    •    Sandy Weinberg, Ph.D., Associate Professor of Healthcare Management, Clayton State University
The program will conclude with an Open Discussion moderated byMargaret K. Offermann, MD, Ph.D., Vice President-Elect for Science Policy, Federation of American Societies for Experimental Biology & Treasurer, Georgia Center for Oncology Research & Education.

A networking reception will end the day.


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Parker H. Petit Institute for Bioengineering and Bioscience (IBB)

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