Clinical and Translational Science Institute Annual Forum 2019

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Barry S. Willer, PhD, Department of Psychiatry professor

Wednesday, March 20, 2019

1:00 to 5:00 p.m.

Clinical and Translational Research Center, Room 5019 A&B

Please join us for the fourth Clinical and Translational Science Institute Annual Forum on Wednesday, March 20, in the Clinical and Translational Research Center on the Buffalo Niagara Medical Campus. Barry Willer, PhD, Professor, Department of Psychiatry, Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, will deliver the keynote “Publishing a landmark study on concussion: It takes a village.” Timothy Murphy, MD, SUNY Distinguished Professor, Director, CTSI will provide a “State of the CTSI” address. Clinical Research Achievement Awards Program winner and finalists will make presentations on their research and CTSI Scholars will highlight their research projects.  

2019 CTSI Annual Forum Agenda

1:00 PM         

Welcome        

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

“Perspective on an evolving partnership with the CTSI”

David Hughes, MD, Executive VP and Chief Medical Officer, Kaleida Health

1:15 PM         

“State of the CTSI”     

Timothy Murphy, MD, SUNY Distinguished Professor, Jacobs School and Director, Clinical and Translational Science Institute

2:00 PM         

“Publishing a landmark study on concussion: It takes a village”

Barry Willer, PhD, Professor, Department of Psychiatry, Jacobs School

2:45 PM         

BREAK and Networking Reception

3:10 PM         

Scholars’ Research Projects Highlights                 

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

  • Maximiliano Rapanelli, PhD, Research Assistant Professor, Department of Physiology and Biophysics, Jacobs School; KL2 Scholar
  • Bonnie Vest, PhD, Research Assistant Professor, Department of Family Medicine, Jacobs School; BTC Scholar
  • Jessie Polanco, PhD Student, Department of Pharmacology and Toxicology, Jacobs School; CTSI Graduate Scholar

3:55 PM         

Clinical Research Achievement Awards

Anne Curtis, MD, SUNY Distinguished Professor and Charles and Mary Bauer Professor and Chair, Department of Medicine, Jacobs School

  • Jeffrey Lackner, PsyD, Professor; Chief, Division of Behavioral Medicine, Department of Medicine, Jacobs School“Improvement in Gastrointestinal Symptoms After Cognitive Behavior Therapy for Refractory Irritable Bowel Syndrome”
  • Michael LaMonte, PhD, MPH, Research Associate Professor, Department of Epidemiology and Environmental Health, School of Public Health and Health Professions“Physical Activity and Incidence of Heart Failure in Postmenopausal Women”
  • Paresh Dandona, MD, PhD, SUNY Distinguished Professor; Chief, Division of Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism; Department of Medicine, Jacobs School“Efficacy and Safety of Dapaglifloxin in Patients with Inadequately Controlled Type 1 Diabetes: The DEPICT-1 52-week Study”

5:00 PM         

Adjournment