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Ori Rotstein Lecture in Translational Research

When:

Friday, October 6, 2017 09:00 am - Friday, October 6, 2017 12:00 pm

Where:

Women's College Hospital, Cummings Auditorium, 2nd Floor, 76 Grenville Street, Toronto

Description:

The Ori Rotstein Lecture in Translational Research, named in honour of past IMS Director and Dr. Ori Rotstein, presents current research being explored in the areas of surgery and translational medicine.    Past lecturers include Paul, O’Byrne,  Lyle Palmer , James E. Mitchell, Michael A. Matthay, Elliot Chaikof and Peter Liu.

Join our keynote speaker Dr. Connie Eaves, Professor, Departments of Medical Genetics, Pathology & Laboratory Medicine at the University of British Columbia as she discusses “The Rising Challenge and Thrill of Complexity in Biomedical Research”.

Schedule:

9:00 – REFRESHMENTS

9:20 – WELCOME by Dr. Vasu Venkateswaran, Graduate Coordinator, Institute of Medical Science (IMS)

9:25 – INTRODUCTION of Keynote Speaker by Dr. Mingyao Liu, Director, IMS

9:30 – The Ori Rotstein Lecture

Keynote Speaker: Dr. Connie Eaves, Professor, Departments of Medical Genetics, Pathology & Laboratory Medicine at the University of British Columbia

Title of Talk: “The Rising Challenge and Thrill of Complexity in Biomedical Research” (1-hour talk, includes 10 minutes for Q&A moderated by Dr. Mingyao Liu)

10:45 – PANEL DISCUSSION

Title of Panel Discussion: “Revolutionizing Translational Research: Can we do Better?

MODERATOR: Dr. Ori Rotstein, Surgeon-in-Chief, St. Michael’s Hospital

PANELISTS:

Drs. Minna Woo, Mohammad R. Akbari, Katherine Siminovitch, Cindi Morshead

11:45 – CLOSING REMARKS by Dr. Mingyao Liu