YCCI Hosts 4th Annual All Scholar Day Retreat

FDA commissioner and NCATS Innovation Director to visit Yale

YCCI’s 4th Annual All Scholar Day Retreat is slated for Thursday, October 6th  in the Mary S. Harkness Auditorium, Sterling Hall of Medicine, 333 Cedar Street. This half-day event is open to all students, trainees, scholars and faculty at Yale who are participating or interested in clinical or translational research. This year, we are very excited that Petra Kaufmann, MD, Clinical Innovation Director, National Center for Advancing Translational Sciences, NIH will be speaking as well as Robert M. Califf, MD, MACC, Commissioner, Food and Drug Administration.

In addition to our speakers, there will be an oral presentation of five abstracts. We invite all attendees to submit an abstract for a poster or oral presentation. Abstracts should be limited to 300 words and emailed to Brooke Rivera (Brooke.Rivera@yale.edu) by the close of business on September 20th.  All those that submit abstracts will be notified if their abstracts have been selected for a poster or oral presentation. Please be sure to include the person submitting the abstract, the authors, and the abstract title in your submission. 

4th Annual Yale Center for Clinical Investigation Scholar Day Retreat Schedule 

October 6, 2016, 7 am - 1 pm
Mary S. Harkness Auditorium, Sterling Hall of Medicine, 333 Cedar Street

7:00 - 7:40 am Breakfast
7:40 - 7:50 am Welcome and Introduction Robert Alpern, MD, Ensign Professor of Medicine Dean, Yale School of Medicine
7:50 - 8:30 am Critical Issues in Translating Ideas into Useful Medical Products in the Era of Precision Medicine
Robert M. Califf, MD, MACC, Commissioner, Food and Drug Administration
8:30 - 8:45 am Out-of-pocket costs for children with chronic conditions: A comparison of CHIP and Health Insurance Marketplace plans
Along Peltz, MD, MBA, RWJ Foundation Clinical Scholar
8:45 - 9:00 am Biomarkers for Early Non-invasive Diagnosis of Human Acute Interstitial Nephritis Dennis Moledina, MBBS, Postdoctoral Associate in Medicine, Investigative Medicine Student
9:00 - 9:15 am A novel use for an old drug: 5-azacytidine as a targeted therapeutic for HPV-associated head and neck cancer
Michael Hajek, Medical Student, YCCI TL1 Trainee
9:15 - 9:35 am Affordable Housing and Diabetes Management
Danya Keene, PhD, Assistant Professor of Epidemiology, YCCI Scholar
9:35 - 9:55 am The Autism Biomarkers Consortium for Clinical Trials
Jamie McPartland, PhD, Associate Professor in the Child Study Center and of Psychology, Former YCCI Scholar
9:55 - 10:00 am Introduction
10:00 - 11:00 am Presentation Petra Kaufmann, MD, Clinical Innovation Director, National Center for Advancing Translational Sciences, NIH
11:00 - 11:15 am Closing Remarks Robert Sherwin, MD, C. N. H. Long Professor of Medicine Director, YCCI
11:15 am - 1:00 pm Poster Session with Lunch In the Harkness Hall Lounge and Harkness Courtyard (tent)

Event Details

Thursday, October 6, 2016, 7am-1pm

Mary S. Harkness Auditorium, Sterling Hall of Medicine, 333 Cedar Street