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We’re putting research under the microscope

Mark your calendar and plan to attend these exciting and informative lectures and special events at the Great Lakes Science Center in Cleveland, Ohio that showcase biomedical research into diabetes, obesity and cardiovascular disease.

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  • Thursday, April 24, 2014

    BMT: STEM Distance Learning Program - Genetics of Heart Disease at 1:00 PM

    Designed for students in grades 7 through 12, the BMT: STEM distance learning programs explore the links between diabetes, obesity and cardiovascular disease. Northeast Ohio medical researchers share their cutting edge approaches to disease prevention and management.

    BMT: STEM programs are aligned with the Ohio Department of Education Science, Mathematics, and Technology Content Standards and National Science Education Standards. Due to the nature of the health care industry, dates and speakers are subject to change.

    To register, please contact John Ramicone, NOTA Program Manager at WVIZ, 216-916-6260, or john.ramicone@ideastream.org.

    "Health and Wellness: From the Bed to the Bedside" Distance Learning Program
    Thursday, April 24, 1:00-2:00 PM

  • Friday, April 25, 2014

    National DNA Days Celebration with Terri Murray and Vickie Bramley, Nurse Managers, Cleveland Clinic Heart and Vascular Insitute at 10:30 AM

    Celebrate DNA Days with us! Discover the inner workings of your genome with hands-on activities. extract your own DNA, build a double helix and use the tools of genetic science. Learn about local genetic studies and what they contribute to science. Find out how you can make a difference through research. This is a two day event, April 25 (10:30 AM-1:00 PM) and April 26, 2014 (11:00 AM-3:00) at Great Lakes Science Center. Free program with paid admission to Great Lakes Science Center. Advance reservations are required for school groups. Please call 216-621-2400 (M-F, 9 AM to 5:30 PM) and ask your reservationist for times and details.

    Terri Murray and Vickie Bramley, Nurse Managers with the Cleveland Clinic Heart and Vascular Institute will be presenting on heart disease in families, in recognition of National DNA Days.

    Join Cleveland Clinic's Center for Personalized Healthcare and learn about family health history and how your genetics changes the way your body processes medicines. Don't forget to pick up your special gift just for visiting our table! Check out the Center for Personalized Healthcare's website at www.clevelandclinic.org/cph.

  • Saturday, April 26, 2014

    National DNA Days Celebration at 11:00 AM

    Celebrate DNA Days with us! Discover the inner workings of your genome with hands-on activities. extract your own DNA, build a double helix and use the tools of genetic science. Learn about local genetic studies and what they contribute to science. Find out how you can make a difference through research. This is a two day event, April 25 and 26, 2014 from 11 AM-3 PM at Great Lakes Science Center. Free program with paid admission to Great Lakes Science Center. Advance reservations are required for school groups. Please call 216-621-2400 (M-F, 9 AM to 5:30 PM) and ask your reservationist for times and details.

  • Friday, May 2, 2014

    National Lab Day Celebration at 11:00 AM

    Become a medical laboratory or research technician for a day. Explore medical testing methods used to diagnose disease and conduct medical research. Visit with representative from local medical institutions to learn about laboratory careers. Join us on Friday, May 2, 10:30 AM to 2:00 PM or Saturday, May 3, 11:00 AM to 3:00 PM. Free program with paid admission to Great Lakes Science Center. Advance reservations are required for school groups. Please call 216-621-2400 (M-F, 9 AM to 5:30 PM) and ask your reservationist for times and details.

  • Saturday, May 3, 2014

    National Lab Day Celebration at 11:00 AM

    Become a medical laboratory or research technician for a day. Explore medical testing methods used to diagnose disease and conduct medical research. Visit with representative from local medical institutions to learn about laboratory careers. Join us on Friday, May 2, 10:30 AM to 2:00 PM or Saturday, May 3, 11:00 AM to 3:00 PM. Free program with paid admission to Great Lakes Science Center. Advance reservations are required for school groups. Please call 216-621-2400 (M-F, 9 AM to 5:30 PM) and ask your reservationist for times and details.