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Translational Research Day in Boston to highlight sensors, devices, and biomarkers in medicine

Innovations, applications, case studies, and funding opportunities to be discussed

Tufts Clinical and Translational Science Institute

BOSTON - Tufts Clinical and Translational Science Institute (CTSI) will host Translational Research Day 2017: Sensors, Devices, and Biomarkers in Medicine, on Tuesday, November 14. The event brings together researchers, clinicians, community partners, and the public for:

  • Dynamic presentations from representatives of institutions including CBSET, Inc., Eli Lilly and Company, the US Food and Drug Administration, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Northeastern University, Pfizer, Inc., Tufts Medical Center, and Tufts University.

  • A breakout session on accelerating research with integrated analytics.

  • An electronic poster session highlighting recent clinical and translational research.

  • An announcement about upcoming funding opportunities.

The agenda for the day is available at https://www.tuftsctsi.org/events/translational-research-day-2017-sensors-and-biomarkers-in-medicine/. Members of the media are encouraged to attend.

This event is free and open to anyone who registers to attend. A live webcast will also be available.

WHO: Researchers, clinicians, community partners, students, and members of the public

WHAT: Translational Research Day 2017: Sensors, Devices, and Biomarkers in Medicine

WHEN: Tuesday, November 14, 2017, 8:30AM - 4:00PM

WHERE: Tufts University School of Medicine's Arthur M. Sackler Center for Medical Education, Room 114, 145 Harrison Avenue, Boston

About Tufts Clinical and Translational Science Institute (CTSI)

Tufts CTSI, a National Institutes of Health (NIH)-supported partnership among all the schools of Tufts University; Northeastern University, Brandeis University, RAND; Tufts CTSI-affiliated hospitals, and health care industry and community organizations, was established in August 2008. Its purpose is to accelerate the translation of laboratory and medical research into clinical use, widespread medical practice, and into improved health care delivery and health policy. It connects people to research resources, consultation, and education, and fosters collaboration with scholars of all disciplines and with community members, with the ultimate goal of improving the health of the public. Tufts CTSI is currently funded by the NIH National Center for Advancing Translational Sciences, award number UL1TR001064.

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