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April 2019

Clinical Trials Budgeting

April 16 at 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
UIC College of Medicine East Tower, Room 787, 808 S Wood St
Chicago, IL United States
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Mike IsaacBudget Specialist, Clinical Trials OfficeUniversity of Illinois Cancer Center RSVP HERE SPONSORED BY:  

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Dr. Gary Kruh Cancer Research Symposium 2019

April 17 at 8:00 am - 2:30 pm
UIC Student Center West, Thompson Rooms, 2nd floor, 828 S Wolcott Ave
Chicago, IL 60612 United States
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Immunotherapy, Disparities, and the Digital DivideThis annual event, named for former University of Illinois Cancer Center Director Dr. Gary Kruh, brings together cancer researchers, faculty and students to learn more about the latest advancements in cancer research. A student poster competition will also be held.Lunch will be provided. Agenda Student Poster Competition Information Here FEATURED SPEAKERSBrian D. Brown, PhDProfessor, Genetics and Genomic SciencesAssociate Director, Precision Immunology InstituteTisch Cancer Institute, Icahn School of Medicine at Mount SinaiBrian D. Brown, PhD, will discuss “Investigating cancer…

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Dr. Gary Kruh Cancer Research Student Poster Competition 2019

April 17 at 8:00 am - 2:00 pm
UIC Student Center West, Thompson Rooms, 2nd floor, 828 S Wolcott Ave
Chicago, IL 60612 United States
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Immunotherapy, Disparities, and the Digital DivideStudents and post-docs are encouraged to submit posters highlighting their cancer-focused research.Posters will be judged and awarded by faculty and staff members on the day of the symposium. Participants must be present during the judging portion of the event to be considered for any awards. Recipients will be announced during an award ceremony at the conclusion of the symposium.Submission into the poster competition is not required to attend the event. Poster setup Tuesday, April 16 from 1-5…

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Cell cycle, kinase and phosphatase signaling in prostate cancer progression: from bench to bedside and back

April 23 at 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Molecular Biology Research Building (MBRB), Auditorium, 900 S Ashland Ave
Chicago, IL 60607 United States
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Renée de Leeuw, PhD Assistant Professor Department of Pathology University of Illinois at Chicago Sponsored by the University of Illinois Cancer Center Cancer Biology Program

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Research: What’s Community Got to Do with It? A Workshop on Building Research Partnerships

April 25 at 8:30 am - 3:00 pm
UIC College of Nursing, 3rd Floor Event Space, 845 S. Damen Ave.
Chicago, IL 60612 United States
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Community organizations and researchers will learn frameworks and skills for building research partnerships to improve community health.This workshop will feature:Best practices for building research partnershipsOvercoming challenges for underrepresented communitiesGroup discussions on nuts and bolts of community-engaged researchSpecial guest Dr. Linda Rae Murray, former President of the American Public Health Association, will be offering opening remarks.Attendees will also receive a copy of the CCTS Research Toolkit for Community Organizations.Breakfast and lunch are included in this free event. Register here Download the…

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Research Day 2019: Rockford Campus

April 30 at 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
UIC Health Sciences Campus-Rockford, 1601 Parkview Ave.
Rockford, IL 61107 United States
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The 24th Annual Research Day will be held Tuesday, April 30, 2019Be a part of this time-honored tradition highlighting the research conducted by students, faculty, alumni and health care professionals from affiliated and regional institutions.The deadline to submit abstracts was March 6, 2019.Click the links below to find out more about Research Day.Research Day DetailsResources to Prepare for Research DayExamples of Research Day PostersPrevious Research Day WinnersUniversity LogosRobert Winn, MD, director of the University of Illinois Cancer Center, will present the keynote…

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May 2019

Best Practices for Mentoring and Training Obesity and Cancer Health Equity Scholars

May 2 at 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Institute For Health Research and Policy (IHRP), Room 461, 1747 Roosevelt Rd
Chicago, IL 60608 United States
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Lisa A. Sanchez-Johnsen, PhD Associate Professor Department of Psychiatry, UIC College of Medicine Open to all researchers, post-docs, students, and technicians. Lunch provided on a first come, first served basis. Presented by the Latino Obesity and Cancer Health Equity Scholars Sponsored by:

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A Conversation with Lamont Robinson, WVON Dr. in The House

May 5 at 10:00 am - 11:00 am

Illinois House of Representatives member Lamont Robinson Jr. (D-Chicago) will join Robert Winn, MD, director of the UI Cancer Center, and Karriem Watson, associate director of community outreach and engagement at the UI Cancer Center, on WVON’s “Dr. In The House With Dr. Terry Mason” on Sunday, May 5. Among his numerous assignments, Robinson, who is serving in his first term in the Illinois House, is vice-chairman of the Prescription Drug Affordability committee. Winn and Watson host the show the…

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From Data to Discoveries: Creating a Research Program for All of Us

May 6 at 9:00 am - 10:30 am

FEATURED SPEAKER:Why Being Represented MattersRobert A. Winn, MDAssociate Vice Chancellor for Community Based PracticeDirector, University of Illinois Cancer CenterProfessor of Medicine, University of Illinois at Chicago Full Agenda and Details here Watch the Facebook live broadcast here

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Metastatic Colonization in the Perivascular Niche: A mechanotransduction perspective

May 6 at 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
UIC College of Medicine Research Building (COMRB), Moss Auditorium (Room 1020), 909 S Wolcott Ave
Chicago, IL 60612
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Ekrem Emrah Er, PhD Research Associate, Cancer Biology and Genetics Program Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center Seminar Topic: The heterogeneity of mechanistic requirements for metastatic colonization in different organs hinders effective treatment of widely metastatic disease. Using xenograft and syngeneic mouse models of multi-organ metastasis and dormancy, we found that disseminated tumor cells (DTCs) express L1CAM to amplify integrin β1 and integrin linked kinase (ILK) signaling during vessel cooption in secondary organs. We found that L1CAM-ILK mediated activation of mechano-sensitive transcription…

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A Tale of Two Receptors: Regulation of Breast Cancer Cell Fate by Related Phospho-SRs

May 9 at 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
College of Medicine Research Building (COMRB) 5175, 909 S Wolcott Ave
Chicago, IL 60612 United States
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Carol Lange, PhD Professor, Departments of Medicine and Pharmacology University of Minnesota Masonic Cancer Center   Lunch will be provided.

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VA Community Care: Present and Future

May 9 at 1:45 pm - 2:45 pm
UI Cancer Center, Room 522, 818 S Wolcott Ave
Chicago, IL 60612 United States
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Kameron Matthews, MD, JD, FAAFP Deputy Under Secretary for Health for Community Care Veterans Health Administration U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs

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Strategies to improve the conditioning regimen and outcomes of patients with multiple myeloma

May 9 at 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm
College of Medicine Research Building (COMRB) 5175, 909 S Wolcott Ave
Chicago, IL 60612 United States
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Karen Sweiss, PharmD, BCOP Clinical Assistant Professor Clinical Pharmacist Inpatient Medical Oncology and Hematology University of Illinois at Chicago

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Sex differences at the molecular level: Lessons from the human transcriptome and a role in complex traits

May 15 at 1:30 pm - 2:30 pm
College of Medicine Research Building (COMRB) 6175, 909 S. Wolcott Ave
Chicago, IL 60612 United States
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Barbara Stranger, PhD Assistant Professor, Department of Medicine, Section of Genetic Medicine Institute for Genomics and Systems Biology, The University of Chicago Dr. Barbara Stranger, PhD is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Genetic Medicine at the University of Chicago. In addition, she is a Faculty Fellow in the Institute for Genomics and Systems Biology and The Center for Translational Data Science. Her lab analyzes multi-dimensional human genomics data, particularly transcriptome data and genetic variation data, in the context of…

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The Complex Environmental Determinants of Breast Cancer Etiology

May 16 at 1:30 pm - 2:30 pm
UIC College of Medicine Research Building (COMRB), Moss Auditorium (Room 1020), 909 S Wolcott Ave
Chicago, IL 60612
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Robert A. Hiatt, MD, PhD Professor, Epidemiology and Biostatistics Associate Director of Population Sciences Helen Diller Family Comprehensive Cancer Center University of California San Francisco Dr. Robert Hiatt is Professor and immediate past Chair of the Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics at UCSF, co-leader of the Cancer Control Program and Associate Director for Population Sciences at the Helen Diller Family Comprehensive Cancer Center, and the Director of the San Francisco Cancer Initiative (SF CAN). Dr. Hiatt has primarily focused on…

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Clinical Ancillary Departments: A Panel Discussion

May 21 at 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
UIC College of Medicine East Tower, Room 787, 808 S Wood St
Chicago, IL United States
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CONNECT SESSION: A Panel Discussion Clinical Ancillary Departments Meet representatives from various clinical ancillary departments at UIC who can assist with questions and concerns pertaining to research related services. A light lunch will be provided. Panelists Laureen Reidelberger Cardiac Ultrasound Specialist University of Illinois Hospital and Health Sciences System Outpatient Care Center Mike Pacini, PharmD Manager, Investigational Drug Services Hospital Pharmacy Services Julie Brauml Staff Physician – Radiology Body Section Peter Gashkoff Administrative Director of Pathology Laboratories, Laboratory/Pathology Services RSVP HERE…

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Mammogram Party, Sisters Working it Out

May 22 at 9:00 am - 3:00 pm
Mile Square Health Center, 1220 S Wood St
Chicago, IL 60608 United States
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Join us for mammograms, food, health information, and support. No insurance required. Mammograms provided at Mile Square Health Center (1120 S. Wood St. Chicago, IL) Free transportation pickup: Mile Square Englewood Clinic (641 W. 63rd St. Chicago, IL) For more information, call Beulah Brent 708-932-9761 HOSTED BY: Sisters Working it Out University of Illinois Cancer Center Mile Square Health Center

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All Roads Lead from Little Haiti: Lessons Learned from the Road Less Traveled

May 30 at 1:30 pm - 2:30 pm
College of Medicine Research Building (COMRB) 4175, 909 S Wolcott Ave
Chicago, IL 60612 United States
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Erin Kobetz, PhD, MPH Associate Director, Sylvester Comprehensive Cancer Center Dr. Erin Kobetz is a Tenured Professor in the Departments of Medicine, Public Health Sciences, and Obstetrics and Gynecology at the University of Miami (UM) Miller School of Medicine. Additionally, she is Associate Director of Population Science and Cancer Disparities at UM’s Sylvester Comprehensive Cancer Center (SCCC), as well as Chief of Population Health and Cancer Disparities for UHealth Oncology Service line. Dr. Kobetz also serves as Program Director for…

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Auburn Gresham Spring Health Fair On The Block

May 31 at 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
79th Street Between May and Racine

Nearly ten years ago, Greater Auburn Gresham Development Corporation’s (GAGDC) first health fair featured about half a dozen booths in the parking lot, and half of those were from the local health clinic and vendors supporting school based health programs. Now, GAGDC blocks off the street between Racine and May, on 79th Street, and offers free health screenings (glucose and blood pressure), free HIV testing and businesses consisting of pharmacies, various groups, held healthy food demonstrations, and shared literature and fun…

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June 2019

Gospel Run

June 1 at 7:00 am - 12:00 pm
Oakwood Beach, Burnham Park, 1099 East Oakwood Blvd
Chicago, IL 60653
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RACE DETAILS

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Cancer Impacts all of Us: A Conversation with Survivors

June 1 at 8:30 am - 12:30 pm
UIC Student Center West, Thompson Rooms, 2nd floor, 828 S Wolcott Ave
Chicago, IL 60612 United States
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Panel Discussion, Overview of Clinical Trials, Advocacy and ActionUI Cancer Center and Peer Plus present the 32nd anniversary of National Cancer Survivors Day.Cancer survivors, advocates, healthcare providers, and researchers are invited to join a discussion about survivorship, the importance of family support, and the role of the caregiver.Lunch will be served.Parking will be provided at the Wood Street Parking Structure (1100 S. Wood St.). Please bring your parking ticket for validation. RSVP HERE AGENDA 8:30 - 9:30 a.m. Registration & Continental Breakfast9:45…

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UI Cancer Center and Wellness House, WVON Dr. in the House

June 2 at 10:00 am - 11:00 am

Survivorship • Cancer and Spirituality • Support Groups FEATURED GUEST Sherri S. Wick, LCPC Oncology Support Counselor, Wellness House Listen Live Here

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Structural Violence and You

June 6 at 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
UIC Applied Health Sciences Building (AHSB), Room 715, 1919 W. Taylor St.
Chicago, IL 60612 United States
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Did you know that Racism, Sexism, and even Unemployment could be a result of Structural Violence? You are invited to join us for an opportunity to dialogue & develop strategies on ways to address Structural Violence, and its impact on the health and vitality of our communities. Purpose: This session is for community organizations, faculty, researchers and community partners who are interested in learning about the multiple ways in which the social, economic, and political systems expose particular populations to…

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Bayesian Adaptive Designs for Biomarker-Driven Clinical Trials

June 6 at 1:30 pm - 2:30 pm
College of Medicine Research Building (COMRB) 5175, 909 S Wolcott Ave
Chicago, IL 60612 United States
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Jun (Vivien) Yin, PhD Assistant Professor of Biostatistics Mayo Clinic The primary research interests of Jun Yin, Ph.D., are in the area of the conduct and methodology of clinical trials in cancer. Dr. Yin provides statistical design and supervises study monitoring, including patient safety, data collection and statistical analyses for cancer clinical trials. Additional areas of active research include strategies for phase I dose-finding trials, evaluation of surrogate endpoints, meta-analyses of individual patient data from a large collection of clinical…

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2019 Illinois Cancer Partnership Annual Meeting

June 7 at 10:00 am - 3:30 pm
Memorial Center for Learning and Innovation, 228 West Miller St.
Springfield, IL 62702 United States
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Registration & Networking starts at 10 am Cost: $10.00 (includes lunch and conference materials) FEATURED SPEAKERS Karriem Watson, DHSc, MS, MPH Yamile Molina, MS, MPH, PhD View the agenda here

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Cancer Biology Program Retreat

June 11 at 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Student Center West, Thompson Room A, 828 S. Wolcott Ave.
Chicago, IL 60612 United States
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Translational Oncology Program Retreat

June 14 at 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Student Center West, Room 206, 828 S. Wolcott Ave.
Chicago, IL 60612 United States
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¡Vive tu vida! Get Up! Get Moving!

June 15 at 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
McKinley Park, 2210 W. Pershing Rd.
Chicago, IL 60609 United States
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A fun day of FREE events awaits those who attend the ¡Vive tu vida! Get Up! Get Moving!® annual celebration on Saturday, June 15, 2019 at the McKinley Park Fieldhouse in Chicago, Illinois. ​ Participants will have the opportunity to choose from a variety of exciting activities, including tennis clinics, a soccer mini-camp, and other exercise demonstrations. FREE health screenings and health education will also be available. Food, music, live entertainment, and giveaways will be incorporated in the day's activities and attractions! For more information about ¡Vive tu vida!…

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Recruitment & Retention: Best Practices, Best Practice Hour

June 18 at 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
UIC College of Medicine East Tower, Room 787, 808 S Wood St
Chicago, IL United States
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Presenter: Gabriela Pena Research Specialist; Community Engagement Core Center for Clinical and Translational Science University of Illinois at Chicago Although recruitment and retention strategies in clinical research present challenges to researchers and potential participants alike, understanding the why and how of recruitment and retention is critical to eliminating these challenges. With this, “Recruitment and Retention: Best Practices,” presents critical recruitment and retention plan elements including outreach and recruitment methods (media, flyers, etc.) and incentive strategies to help mitigate the current…

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Exploring the Endothelial Notch Transcriptional Landscape, A Single Cell Club Meeting

June 18 at 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Molecular Biology Research Builidng, Room 1152, 900 S Ashland Avenue
Chicago, IL United States
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Single Cell Club is a venue for cancer researchers at UIC who are using or interested in using single cell approaches to address long-standing questions in cancer biology, such as tumor heterogeneity, cancer cell of origin, drug resistance and others. Although the last two meetings were devoted to single cell RNA-sequencing, our goal is to provoke conversations about any technology aimed at obtaining scientific knowledge at singe cell resolution. FEATURED SPEAKERS: Jan Kitajewski, PhD Associate Director, Basic Science Bhairavi Swaminathan,…

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Wellness House at Mile Square Health Center Open House

June 20 at 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Mile Square Health Center, 1220 S Wood St
Chicago, IL 60608 United States
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PATIENTS DO BETTER WITH PSYCHOSOCIAL SUPPORT Exercise - Nutrition - Support Groups - Stress Management - Information and Education Come and see what psychosocial support looks like! Wellness House is now offering over 40 free programs a month at Mile Square Health Center and the University of Illinois Cancer Center. As a professional in the field, you want the best outcome for those in your care. Research shows an increased survival rate and better quality of life for people impacted by…

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Ideas on Tap Research Mixer, Cancer Research: Prevention, Treatment, and Survivorship

June 20 at 4:30 pm - 6:00 pm
College of Medicine Research Building (COMRB), First Floor Lobby, 909 S. Wolcott Ave.
Chicago, IL 60612 United States
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The UIC Department of Medicine and the UI Cancer Center will honor the winners of the Scientific Excellence Award from the 2018 Scholarly Activities DaySpecial remarks from the UI Cancer Center Director, Dr. Robert Winn.Mix, mingle and Imbibe with colleagues around research postersRapid fire presentationsExpand your network and discuss research interests Sign up to present your research poster

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Hot Topics in Breast Cancer 2019

June 22 at 8:30 am - 3:00 pm
Wellness House, Hinsdale, 131 N County Line Rd.
Hinsdale, IL 60521 United States
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If you have been diagnosed with breast cancer or care about someone who has, Wellness House welcomes you to the annual Hot Topics in Breast Cancer.  Join the top oncologists, surgeons, and healthcare professionals in the Chicagoland area to learn about the latest updates in the research and treatment of breast cancer.    If you have been diagnosed with breast cancer or care about someone who has, Wellness House welcomes you to the annual Hot Topics in Breast Cancer.  Join the…

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Cancer Prevention and Control Program Retreat

June 24 at 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Student Center West, Room 206, 828 S. Wolcott Ave.
Chicago, IL 60612 United States
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Advancing Multidisciplinary Cancer Research through Enterprise Wide Analytics and Data Science

June 25 at 1:30 pm - 2:30 pm
College Of Medicine Research Building (COMRB) 7175, 909 S. Wolcott Ave.
Chicago, IL 60612
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Dana Rollison, PhD Vice President and Chief Data Officer Moffitt Cancer Center    

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Diversity, Inclusion & Health Equity Symposium

June 26 at 8:00 am - 4:15 pm
Drinker Biddle, 191 N. Wacker Dr., Suite 3700
Chicago, IL
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Karriem Watson, DHSc, MS, MPH Karriem Watson, DHSc, MS, MPH, Associate Director for Community Outreach and Engagement at the University of Illinois Cancer Center will be a featured speaker at the 9th Annual Diversity, Inclusion & Health Equity Symposium on June 26 from 8 a.m. to 4:15 p.m. at Drinker Biddle, 191 N. Wacker Dr., Suite 3700, Chicago. Watson will discuss the importance of diversity in clinical trials. The symposium focuses on health equity and health disparities in the United States.…

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July 2019

Novel Adaptive Designs for Phase I Clinical Trials

July 2 at 1:30 pm - 2:30 pm
College Of Medicine Research Building (COMRB) 7175, 909 S. Wolcott Ave.
Chicago, IL 60612
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Nelson Chen, PhD Department of Biostatistics and Bioinformatics, Emory University     ABSTRACT: Novel adaptive designs and utilization of patient’s genomic profile are the key ways to improve clinical trial practice and achieve precision medicine. In this talk, I will first review common Phase I designs, including Standard 3+3 designs, Continuous Reassessment Method (CRM), Escalation with Overdose Control (EWOC), etc. Then, I will introduce our several novel adaptive Phase I designs (EWOUC, EWOC-NETS, EWOC-NETS-TITE, EWOC-NETS-COV, etc.) which are motivated by…

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Where are all the African American men in healthcare? WVON Dr. in The House

July 7 at 10:00 am - 11:00 am

 “Where are all the African American men in healthcare?” is the topic of the upcoming “Dr. In The House with Dr. Terry Mason” segment on WVON 1690 AM on Sunday, July 7, from 10 a.m. to 11 a.m. Scheduled guests are medical students Leslie Amonoo and Kenneth Furlough. In addition, discussions will be held on a recent CHER (Center for Health Equity Research) Chicago pilot program exploring whether police contact has negative implications for youth, which could also factor into…

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Selenoproteins and the Disparity in Prostate Cancer Experienced by African American Men, Alan Diamond, PhD

July 11 at 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm
UIC College of Medicine Research Building (COMRB), Room 8175, 909 S. Wolcott Ave.
Chicago,
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Alan Diamond, PhD Professor Director, Research Division Co-Director of Graduate Studies

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Preventing Cervical Cancer and Other HPV-associated Cancers by Vaccination and Screening, Douglas Lowy, MD

July 15 at 1:30 pm - 2:30 pm
UIC College of Medicine Research Building (COMRB), Moss Auditorium (Room 1020), 909 S Wolcott Ave
Chicago, IL 60612
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Douglas Lowy, MD, is Acting Director of the National Cancer Institute (NCI) of the National Institutes of Health (NIH) and the Deputy Director of NCI since 2010. A cancer researcher for more than 40 years, Dr. Lowy received the National Medal of Technology and Innovation from President Obama in 2014 for his research that led to the development of the human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccine. As chief of the Laboratory of Cellular Oncology in the Center for Cancer Research at NCI,…

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Correctly Completing an IRB Form, Rachel Olech

July 16 at 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
UIC College of Medicine East Tower, Room 787, 808 S Wood St
Chicago, IL United States
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Statistical Analysis of QAL with Censored Data, Hongkun Wang, PhD

July 18 at 1:30 pm - 2:30 pm
College of Medicine Research Building (COMRB) 3175, 909 S Wolcott Ave
Chicago, IL 60612 United States
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Hongkun Wang, PhD Department of Biostatistics, Bioinformatics, and Biomathematics Georgetown University    

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Fiesta del Sol

July 25 - July 28
Pilsen, an 8-block space down Cermak Rd.

FREE to the public FAMILY friendly FUN for everyone! Fiesta del Sol is an annual fundraising event organized by Pilsen Neighbors Community Council, a non-profit organization located in the heart of Pilsen in Chicago, IL. The family-friendly festival draws over 1 million visitors during the four-day event, every year. Fiesta del Sol is the largest festival in the Midwest, bringing: live entertainment, local art, a variety of food, carnival rides, a children’s area, educational resources for parents and youth, soccer games…

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Prostate Cancer: Role of Prostate Derived Ets Factor (PDEF/SPDEF) – Hari K. Koul, MSc, PhD FACN, FASN

July 25 at 1:30 pm - 2:30 pm
College Of Medicine Research Building (COMRB) 7175, 909 S. Wolcott Ave.
Chicago, IL 60612
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Hari K. Koul, MSc, PhD FACN, FASN Professor with Tenure Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology Associate Director, Basic and Translational Research Feist Weiller Cancer Center, Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center

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August 2019

Hope Fest 2019

August 3 at 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
Humboldt Park, 3400 W. Division St.
Chicago, IL 60647
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Cancer and Nutrition, WVON Dr. in The House – Angela Dennison, RD, LDN

August 4 at 10:00 am - 11:00 am

Angela Dennison, RD, LDNServSafe Certified Oncology DietitianOncology dietitian Angela Dennison, RD, LDN, ServSafe Certified, will be the featured guest on the upcoming “Dr. In The House with Dr. Terry Mason” segment on WVON 1690 AM on Sunday, Aug. 4, from 10 a.m. to 11 a.m. In her role as oncology dietitian at Wellness House, Dennison develops and implements a variety of nutrition-focused classes, private nutrition consultations, side effect management, and ongoing support for the specialized needs of the clients. She…

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Terry W. Moore, PhD – Stapled Peptide Antagonists of the Estrogen Receptor for the Treatment of Breast Cancer

August 8 at 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm
UIC College of Medicine Research Building (COMRB), Room 8175, 909 S. Wolcott Ave.
Chicago,
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Terry W. Moore, PhD Assistant Professor, Department of Medicinal Chemistry and Pharmacognsy

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Congressman Danny K. Davis World Health Day Picnic & Parade

August 17 at 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
500 S. Central Ave., 500 S. Central Ave.
Chicago, IL 60644
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Parade March Line Up is at 8:30 AM. Picnic in the Park starts at 11:00 AM.

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CONNECT Session: Research Staff Picnic, Best Practice Hour

August 20 at 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Atkins Medicinal Gardens, 1731-1799 W. Polk St.
Chicago,
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Get to know clinical research subject experts! Best Practice Hour presenters will be attending this event to answer your questions and listen to your suggestions. Use this time as an opportunity to connect with them and with other research staff at UIC. RSVP HERE *Lunch will be provided.

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Nutrition and Health Equity Summit – Perspectives on the role of nutrition and the untapped power of community engagement

August 22 at 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
Mile Square Health Center, 1220 S Wood St
Chicago, IL 60608 United States
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A nutrition and health equity summit will be held Thursday, Aug. 22, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at UI Mile Square Health Center, 1220 S. Wood St. Moderated by Ian Jasenoff, MD, FACOG, MHA, CPE, UI Mile Square Health, and Terry J. Raymond, MA, RDN, CD, FAND, Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics, the theme of the event is “Perspectives on the role of nutrition and the untapped power of community engagement.” The event is sponsored by the Academy of…

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