Clinical and Translational Science Institute Annual Forum 2018

Wednesday, March 21, 2018

1:15 to 5:00 p.m.

Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, M&T Bank Auditorium, Room 2120

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Christopher P. Austin, MD, director of the NIH National Center for Advancing Translational Sciences

Please join us for the third Clinical and Translational Science Institute Annual Forum on Wednesday, March 21, in the Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences M&T Bank Auditorium. 

Christopher P. Austin, MD, director of the National Institutes of Health National Center for Advancing Translational Sciences, will present an address, “Catalyzing Translational Innovation.”

A welcome by Michael Cain, MD, VP for Health Sciences and Dean of the Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, and remarks by President Satish Tripathi will open our third-annual forum.

The event will also feature a State-of-the-CTSI report as we celebrate the third year of progress and accomplishments, with presentations by KL2 and BTC Scholars and UB Clinical Research Achievement Award winners, and a community-academic research partnership session. 

 

2018 CTSI Annual Forum Agenda

1:15 p.m.

Welcome

Michael Cain, MD, Vice President for Health Sciences, University at Buffalo, and Dean of the Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences

Remarks

Satish Tripathi, President, University at Buffalo

1:30 p.m.

State of the CTSI

Timothy Murphy, MD, SUNY Distinguished Professor, Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences

Director, Clinical and Translational Science Institute

2:15 p.m.

Catalyzing Translational Innovation

Christopher Austin, MD, Director, National Center for Advancing Translational Sciences

3:00 p.m.

A Community-Academic Partnership Case Study: The Jewels in our Genes

Heather Ochs-Balcom, PhD, Associate Professor, Department of Epidemiology and Environmental Health, School of Public Health and Health Professions

Veronica Meadows-Ray, Community research partner and advocate

3:30 p.m.

Scholars’ Research Project Highlights

Margarita Dubocovich, PhD, SUNY Distinguished Professor, Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences; Director, Workforce Development; Program Lead, KL2 Mentored Career Development

Jason Davies, MD, PhD, Assistant Professor, Departments of Neurosurgery and Biomedical Informatics, Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences; KL2 Scholar

Jason Muhitch, PhD, Assistant Professor, Departments of Urology and Immunology, Roswell Park Comprehensive Cancer Center; BTC Scholar

4:15 p.m.

Clinical Research Achievement Awards     

Anne B. Curtis, MD, SUNY Distinguished Professor and the Charles and Mary Bauer Professor and Chair of the Department of Medicine, Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences

Implications of Understanding Liver Pharmacokinetics and Pharmacodynamics in Hepatitis C Virus Infection
Andrew Talal, MD, MPH, Professor, Department of Medicine, Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences

Inpatient or Outpatient for Severe Alcohol Use Disorder? Determining Optimal Level of Care
Robert Rychtarik, PhD, Senior Research Scientist, Research Institute on Addictions

5:00 p.m.

Adjournment