Meet the researchers
Through the BioMedTech: STEM Speaker Series, an open to the public event, you can explore how research discoveries go from laboratory experiments to becoming standards of practice for patient care. This “bench to bedside” approach to health and wellness is used by CTSC researchers and is also the focus of an exciting educational internship opportunity for students in the Cleveland Metropolitan School District’s MC2 STEM program. Come learn what tomorrow’s future researchers are discovering and share the advancements being made by some of northeast Ohio’s leading medical researchers and experts.
Programs for visitors:
All events are held at the Great Lakes Science Center in Cleveland, Ohio and are free with paid admission to the Science Center. No reservation required. Due to the nature of the health care industry, dates and speakers are subject to change.Check back with us to learn about upcoming events.
Programs for school groups:
These programs are designed to engage students from grades 7 through 12. Educators, please book these dates now. Call 216-621-2400 and ask your reservationist for times and details. All programs are free with Great Lakes Science Center admission. Space is limited. Due to the nature of the health care industry, dates and speakers are subject to change.Check back with us to learn about upcoming events.
2013 BMT: STEM Programs
Friday, May 3, 2013, 10:30 AM – 2:30 PM and Saturday, May 4, 2013, 11:00 AM – 3:00 PM – National Lab Day Celebration
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 3, 10:30 AM to 2:00 PM or Saturday, May 4, 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.
University Hospitals Laboratory Services welcomes students and visitors to explore how laboratory workers prepare and process cells, tissues, and fluids from patients in the hospitals and doctors’ offices. Discover how laboratory workers aid in the diagnosis of disease and help with health and wellness.
Cleveland Clinical & Translational Science Collaborative invites students and visitors to join in and learn about how human tissue samples are processed for research studies. Hands-on activities show the instruments and steps used in biomedical laboratories. Find out about the importance of clinical research and how the public can participate in creating new medical knowledge!
National Center for Regenerative Medicine (NCRM) researchers study stem cells and investigate the ways to utilize stem cells in treatments for disease. The NCRM builds upon leading research and clinical programs at local medical institutions. Explore the techniques biomedical researchers use to study stem cells in a hands-on simulation.
Friday, April 19, 10:30 AM – 2:30 PM and Saturday, April 20, 2013, 11:00 AM – 3:00 PM – DNA Days Celebration
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 19 from 10:30 AM to 2:30 PM and April 20 from 11:00 AM to 3:00 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, April 19, 11:00-11:30 AM – DNA Days Speaker Series
Dr. Mitchell Drumm, Professor and Vice Chair of Research, Department of Pediatrics, Case Western Reserve University shares his landmark research on the genetics of cystic fibrosis.
Research Education Awareness and Learning (REAL) is a Cleveland Clinical and Translational Science Collaborative (CTSC) program designed to educate the community about the importance of clinical research and subject participation. The REAL program team can be part of community events and initiatives. The team can provide presentations and materials, help answer questions regarding research, and explain ways to become a participant in clinical research studies.
The Center for Personalized Healthcare at Cleveland Clinic works to better predict and prevent disease, ultimately decreasing healthcare costs, personalizing patient care and increasing overall quality. At DNA Days, CPH will help students and visitors to learn about family health history and how genetics changes the way the body processes medicines. Visit the CPH table to receive a special gift!