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The 1st Annual UCLA Children's Discovery and Innovation Institute Symposium:

Catalyzing Interactions in Child Health Research

Thursday, May 29th     8:00 AM - 6:30 PM

UCLA Tamkin Auditorium and B-Level

JOIN US FOR A DAY OF DISCOVERY -

To learn about exciting new scientific studies in child health, forge new collaborations with UCLA and CTSI colleagues, and stimulate translational research team-building for future projects to advance child health research.

LIMITED SEATING  -  REGISTER TODAY! 

Registration is complimentary but you must RSVP to confirm

 

  

 You may attend any or all of the sessions as your time permits.  Talks will be grouped by research themes; see summary schedule below:

8:00-8:30 Continental Breakfast and Check-In
8:30-8:45 Welcome: A. Eugene Washington, M.D., MSc; UCLA Vice Chancellor and Medical School Dean
8:45-8:55 Introductory Remarks: Sherin Devaskar, M.D.; Executive Chair, Pediatrics and UCLA CDI Institute
8:55-10:00

NIH K12 Funded Child Health Research Center Development Awardees (External Reviewer: Nina Schor, M.D., Ph.D.)

10:20-11:25 Theme I - Brain, Behavior and Development
11:25-12:00 Lunch
12:00-1:00 Invited Guest Speaker: Bruce Gelb, M.D. - The genetics of congenital heart disease: A long, dazed journey into clinic
1:00-2:05 Theme II - Cancer and Regeneration
2:25-3:30 Theme III - Infection, Inflammation and Immunity
3:30-4:35 Theme IV - Nutrition, Metabolism and Growth
4:35-5:00 Wine and Cheese Social (available until 6pm)
5:00-6:00 Poster Discussions
6:00-6:30 Continued Poster Viewing (on display all day)

Download and share:          Symposium Flyer    Symposium Program

Additional Information contact: Candace J Wilkinson, Ph.D.  Scientific Officer cwilkinson@mednet.ucla.edu