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Apollo Toronto: What is Translational Medicine?


Tuesday, September 19, 2017 12:00 pm - Tuesday, September 19, 2017 01:00 pm


Medical Science Building, 1 King's College Circle, Room 3154


Interested in translational medicine, but not quite sure what it is? Want to learn more about innovations in medical research and how they make their way to the bedside? Then come to Apollo Toronto’s lunchtime talk on Tuesday, September 19th entitled “What is Translational Medicine?”.

Dr. Joseph Ferenbok, Director of U of T’s Translational Research Program

Dr. Vaishnavi Batmanabane, Ophthalmologist and MSc student in the Translational Research Program

Lunch provided for those who RSVP!

RSVP at https://goo.gl/forms/Pi6GBx9gI5iUWVvD3

by Friday, September 15th at 11:59 PM.

Who we are:

Apollo Society is an exciting international collaborative project between the EUREKA Institute and its partner universities with the aim of helping medical students develop the skills, knowledge, and experience that will support a career in the field of translational medicine. Created by medical students at Utrecht University in the Netherlands, Apollo is expanding to become a global network of medical students, physicians, and scientists dedicated to bridging basic science, public health, and clinical practice. Apollo Toronto is the second Apollo chapter, established in June 2015. We hold monthly meetings using creative formats to critically evaluate, debate, and discuss current, real-world topics and trends in medicine. We also host open events each year bringing translational medicine to the medical student body at large.