Georgia Clinical & Translational Science Conference

Thursday, February 28, 2019 - 12:00pm to Friday, March 1, 2019 - 3:00pm
Event Details: 

Join us at Callaway Resort and Gardens as we bring together researchers from across the state to present the best new clinical and translational research and build collaborative partnerships.

Day 1

  • Highlighted collaborative talks
  • Breakout sessions focused on Statewide Health, Diabetes and Obesity, Innovation in Healthcare Technology and Translating Basic Science
  • Networking and poster sessions

Day 2 

  • Abstract and poster presentations showcasing clinical and translational science advances across the state of Georgia
  • Featured talks and a dynamic keynote speaker

Keynote Speaker

Translational Science: Addressing Unmet & Unknown Medical Needs

Michael G Kurilla, MD, PhD

Director, Division of Clinical Innovation
National Center for Advancing Translational Sciences (NCATS)
National Institutes of Health

My Circuitous Path as a Physician, Bioengineer, and Translational Researcher

Wilbur Lam, MD, PhD 
Associate Professor, Department of Pediatrics  
Associate Professor, Wallace H. Coulter Department of Biomedical Engineering 
Georgia Institute of Technology 
Emory School of Medicine

Is Culterally Congruent Communication the Secret Sauce to Successful Adoption of Health Technology Assisted Self-management?

Priscilla E. Pemu MD, MSCR, FACP
Professor and Vice Chair of Research 
Department of Medicine 
Medical Director, Clinical Research Center 
Morehouse School of Medicine

Neural Exosomes are First Responders After the Storm, Repairing and Restoring Neural Communication Systems

Steven Stice PhD 
D.W. Brooks Distinguished Professor and GRA Eminent Scholar 
Director, Regenerative Bioscience Center
University of Georgia

Engaging Multi-sector Stakeholders in Improving the Public's Health in Georgia

Marsha Davis, PhD
Professor and Interim Dean
College of Public Health
University of Georgia

3D Printed Medical Devices: Breakthroughs and Roadblocks

Scott J. Hollister, PhD
Patsy and Alan Dorris Chair in Pediatric Technology and Professor
Wallace A. Coulter Department of Biomedical Engineering
Georgia Institute of Technology and Emory University

Circulating Biomarkers of Infectious Disease-induced Neuro-inflammation

Jonathan K. Stiles, PhD
Professor, Microbiology, Biochemistry, and Immunology
Morehouse School of Medicine

Stroke Care is Flat....Almost: Telestroke in 2019

David Hess, MD 
Dean and Executive Vice President of Medical Affairs 
Medical College of Georgia

Gut Microbiota, Diet, Chronic Inflammation, and Metabolic Syndrome

Andrew Gewirtz, PhD
IBMS University Center Professor 
Georgia State University

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