Tuesday, February 7, 2012

Great opportunity to hear directly from NCATS Leadership

Virtual Town Hall Meeting - February 27

Join FasterCures and the leadership team of the newly created National Center for Advancing Translational Sciences (NCATS) at the NIH for a virtual town hall meeting on February 27, 2012, 1:00 – 2:00 p.m. Eastern. Moderated by FasterCures executive director Margaret Anderson, this web eventNCATS: What it is and what it isn’t—will address the Center’s priorities and program areas, including its efforts to reduce, remove, or bypass translational pipeline bottlenecks. Dedicated to saving time in the way we pursue and conduct medical research and development across disease areas, the creation of NCATS demonstrates our strong national commitment to medical research by ensuring advances achieved in basic science are translated into new therapies, better prevention strategies, and cures more efficiently.

Speakers include:
Thomas R. Insel, M.D.
  • Thomas R. Insel, M.D., NCATS Acting Director
  • Kathy L. Hudson, Ph.D., NCATS Acting Deputy Director
  • Christopher P. Austin, M.D., NCATS Director of the Division of Pre-Clinical Innovation
  • Josephine P. Briggs, M.D., NCATS Acting Director of the Division of Clinical Innovation
Register now, space is limited. Once registered, you can submit your questions in advance for consideration. This free Webinar is part of FasterCures’ Webinar series designed to spotlight innovative approaches to disease research.


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