Speaker Series

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 MCSTEM 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.

Speaker Series

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.

  • 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.

 

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.

2014 BMT: STEM Programs

SaturDAY, APRIL 26, 2014: 11:00 AM – 3:00 PM – DNA DAYS CELEBRATION – GENETICS AND HEART DISEASE

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) 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 25, 2014: 10:30 AM – 1:00 PM – DNA Days Celebration – Genetics and Heart Disease; Speaker 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 (10:30 AM-1:00 PM) and April 26, 2014 (11:00 AM-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.

Presenters:

Terri Murray is a Nurse Manager at the Cleveland Clinic Heart and Vascular Institute. Terri received her BSN from Ursuline College in 1992 and her MSN at Phoenix University in 2012. She started her career at the Cleveland Clinic as a staff nurse caring for postoperative cardiac surgery patients in 1992. She became an Assistant Nurse Manager and then advanced to the role of Nurse Manager for three 24-bed cardiovascular surgery units. Terri provides management oversight for 150 Cleveland Clinic nurses, patient care nursing assistants, and hospital unit coordinators. She has published nursing research in various nursing journals including: Journal of Nursing Care Quality, Journal of Cardiovascular Nursing, American Journal of Critical Care, and Critical Care Nurse.

Headshot Terri Murray

Vickie Bramley, RN , BSN is a Registered Nurse at the Cleveland Clinic. Vickie has worked at the Cleveland Clinic for 19 years, starting out as a Nurse Aide while attending Nursing school at Ursuline College. Vickie works on the Thoracic Surgery and Medical Cardiology Step Down Unit at Cleveland Clinic as the Nurse Manager. As the Nurse Manager Vickie is responsible for the day to day activities on the unit including patient safety and staff education. Vickie recently became the Nurse Manager of the Heart and Vascular Float Pool.

Non-Staff Photograph taken in Studio

Featured organizations:

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.

friDAY, MARCH 21, 2014, 11:00 AM – What is diabetes? With Dr. Neha vyas

Learn about the diabetes epidemic from researchers with the Cleveland Clinical and Translational Science Collaborative. Find out what causes diabetes, why so many people are effected by the disease, and what local researchers are doing to improve prevention and treatment. Speaker presentation with question and answer session for students from 11-11:30 AM.

Neha Vyas, MD, Pediatric Endocrinology Fellow, Rainbow Babies and Children’s Hospital. Dr. Vya’s special research interest is in looking at barriers to physical activity in adolescents with Type 1 diabetes mellitus. She is working on a quality improvement project to increase education on reproductive health in our diabetic population. Dr. Vyas enjoys her time training and look forward to being an asset to the Pediatric Endocrinology community.

TUESDAY, March 4, 2014, 10:00 AM-3:00 PM – I <3 MEDICINE! DAY

Join us for the ultimate hands-on, health-related field trip for students!

Included with field trip admission, students will:

  • Attend a keynote presentation by a Cleveland-based heart health professional talking to students about cardiovascular health and breakthroughs in cardiovascular medicine.
  • Explore the Science Center’s BioMedTech gallery and a brand-new Health & Wellness exhibit.
  • Participate in hands-on, interactive cart activities led by BioMedTech: STEM high school interns.
  • Learn more about degree and career options in the medical field from local college representatives who have strong programs in medicine, biomedical engineering, and health related research.
  • Find out how local high school students from the Cleveland Clinic internship program are contributing to groundbreaking cardiovascular research.

Presenter:

Dr. Christine S Moravec is a biomedical research scientist,working in the Department of Cardiovascular Medicine, Section of Heart Failure, at the Cleveland Clinic.  She is also a Professor at the Cleveland Clinic Lerner College of Medicine and the Director of Basic Research for the Kaufman Center for Heart Failure at CCF.  She is an adjunct Professor at Cleveland State University, Kent State University, and Case Western Reserve University.

Dr. Moravec obtained her PhD from Cleveland State University, where her work focused on function of the enlarged heart. She completed postdoctoral training in the Department of Cardiovascular Research at the Cleveland Clinic Foundation.  While a fellow in training at the Cleveland Clinic Foundation, Dr. Moravec received the Robert Tarazi Award for Cardiovascular Research.   In 1995, she was named an Established Investigator of the American Heart Association.  In 2006 she won the Distinguished Educator Award from the Lerner Research Institute and in 2009 she was the first Cleveland Clinic recipient of the Kaiser Permanente Teaching Award for pre-clinical sciences from the first graduating class of the Cleveland Clinic Lerner College of Medicine.  In 2012, she won the Excellence in Research Education award from the graduating class of CCLCM.

Dr. Moravec’s research focuses on abnormalities in the failing human heart, and the possibility that these alterations can be reversed for thereapeutic advantage.  Work in her laboratory is funded by NIH and the American Heart Association.  Dr. Moravec has authored numerous publications and abstracts related to heart failure, and has been invited to present her work at many national meetings.  Dr Moravec is a past member of the Board of Trustees of the Great Lakes Science Center, and immediate past president of the Northeastern Ohio Science and Engineering Fair.

 

FrIDAY, FEBRUARY 28, 2014, 11:00 AM-11:30 AM – What is obesity?

Learn about the obesity crisis from researchers with the Cleveland Clinical and Translational Science Collaborative. Find out what causes obesity, why so many people are effected by the disease, and what local researchers are doing to improve prevention and treatment. Speaker presentation with question and answer session for students from 11-11:30 AM.

Presenter: Ethel G. Clemente, MD, Second Year Fellow, Pediatric Endocrinology, Rainbow Babies and Children’s Hospital, Case Western Reserve University

Ethel Clemente, MD

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Biography:
Ethel Clemente is a currently a second year Fellow in Pediatric Endocrinology at Rainbow Babies and Children’s Hospital at Case Western Reserve University in Cleveland, Ohio. Dr. Clemente completed her first Pediatric Residency Training at the University of Santo Tomas Hospital in Manila in the Philippines. She completed her second Pediatric Residency Training at St Joseph’s Regional Medical Center at the, Mt. Sinai School of Medicine in Paterson, New Jersey. Her current research interests include skin advanced glycation end products in youth with diabetes. She is also involved in a quality improvement project involving thyroid function testing in extremely low birth weight infants.

CANCELED DUE TO WEATHER – CHECK BACK FOR RESCHEDULED DATE – tuesdaY, FEBRUARY 18, 2014, 10:00 AM-3:00 PM – I <3 MEDICINE! DAY

Join us for the ultimate hands-on, health-related field trip for students!

Included with field trip admission, students will:

  • Attend a keynote presentation by a Cleveland-based heart health professional talking to students about cardiovascular health and breakthroughs in cardiovascular medicine.
  • Explore the Science Center’s BioMedTech gallery and a brand-new Health & Wellness exhibit.
  • Participate in hands-on, interactive cart activities led by BioMedTech: STEM high school interns.
  • Learn more about degree and career options in the medical field from local college representatives who have strong programs in medicine, biomedical engineering, and health related research.
  • Find out how local high school students from the Cleveland Clinic internship program are contributing to groundbreaking cardiovascular research.

Presenters:

Terri Murray is a Nurse Manager at the Cleveland Clinic Heart and Vascular Institute. Terri received her BSN from Ursuline College in 1992 and her MSN at Phoenix University in 2012. She started her career at the Cleveland Clinic as a staff nurse caring for postoperative cardiac surgery patients in 1992. She became an Assistant Nurse Manager and then advanced to the role of Nurse Manager for three 24-bed cardiovascular surgery units. Terri provides management oversight for 150 Cleveland Clinic nurses, patient care nursing assistants, and hospital unit coordinators. She has published nursing research in various nursing journals including: Journal of Nursing Care Quality, Journal of Cardiovascular Nursing, American Journal of Critical Care, and Critical Care Nurse.

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Vickie Bramley, RN , BSN is a Registered Nurse at the Cleveland Clinic. Vickie has worked at the Cleveland Clinic for 19 years, starting out as a Nurse Aide while attending Nursing school at Ursuline College. Vickie works on the Thoracic Surgery and Medical Cardiology Step Down Unit at Cleveland Clinic as the Nurse Manager. As the Nurse Manager Vickie is responsible for the day to day activities on the unit including patient safety and staff education. Vickie recently became the Nurse Manager of the Heart and Vascular Float Pool.

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Sign your class up for a pig heart dissection workshop led by a scientist! Workshops are 45 minutes long and can accommodate 30 students. Cost is $120 per workshop.
Due to the nature of the healthcare industry presenters and times are subject to change.
Register today! Call 216-621-2400 (Monday – Friday, 9 am – 5:30 pm). Space is limited

Sunday, February 16, 2014, 12:00-3:00 PM – Script your future

Script Your Future is a national campaign to raise awareness about medication adherence.

According to the American Association of Colleges of Pharmacy, nearly 3 out of 4 Americans do not take their medications as directed. Governor Kasich has declared Feb. 15 to be “Remember to Take Your Medications” Awareness Day in Ohio.

Northeast Ohio Medical University (NEOMED) is hosting a “Take Your Medications Day” public health event in an effort to reach out to the community and address the serious issue of medication non-adherence. NEOMED students and clinical faculty from the College of Pharmacy, as well as health profession students will educate community members about the importance of increasing medication adherence.

Representatives will:

•     Answer questions about medications, including ways to get the most from your medications, and ways to overcome barriers to taking medications

•     Have activities for the kids.

•     Provide wallet cards with a place to list medications and questions people should ask their physician, pharmacist or nurse about their medications.

Northeast Ohio Medical University (NEOMED) is located in Rootstown, Ohio, near Akron. NEOMED  has a partnership with four state universities: the University of Akron, Cleveland State University, Kent State University, and Youngstown State University, as well as 17 hospitals. The students are supported by the Script Your Future campaign, a national coalition of more than 130 public and private stakeholder organizations, led by the National Consumers League (NCL).

saturDAY, JANUary 25, 2014, 11:00 AM – 3:00 PM – What is diabetes?

Diabetes is on the rise in youth, teens, and adults. Find out about the science behind diabetes. Be part of our new Beat Box Diabetes show. Explore our mobile explorer cart to learn about healthy eating, sugars, and the health impacts of diabetes. Find out how to reduce your risk.

CANCELED DUE TO WEATHER: friDAY, january 24, 2014, 11:00 aM – 11:30 AM – What is Diabetes? with dr. Neha Vyas

Learn about the diabetes epidemic from researchers with the Cleveland Clinical and Translational Science Collaborative. Find out what causes diabetes, why so many people are effected by the disease, and what local researchers are doing to improve prevention and treatment. Speaker presentation with question and answer session for students from 11-11:30 AM.

Neha Vyas, MD, Pediatric Endocrinology Fellow, Rainbow Babies and Children’s Hospital. Dr. Vya’s special research interest is in looking at barriers to physical activity in adolescents with Type 1 diabetes mellitus. She is working on a quality improvement project to increase education on reproductive health in our diabetic population. Dr. Vyas enjoys her time training and look forward to being an asset to the Pediatric Endocrinology community.

2013 BMT: STEM Programs

TuesDAY, December 3, 2013, 3:00 pM – 4:00 PM and 5:30-7:00 PM – BMT: STEM Internship presentations

BMT: STEM Internship students from MC2 STEM High School and Design Lab Early College High School will present on their research experiences with Cleveland Clinical and Translational Science Collaborative (CTSC) researchers and scientific communication experiences with Great Lakes Science Center mentors. Join us on Tuesday, December 3 for peer presentations to high school students at 3:00 PM. They will present to family, friends, and community members from 5:30-7:00 PM.

Fall 2013 BMT: STEM Interns:

Neasia Clevenger, MC2 STEM High School – Mentored by Robyn Kaltenbach, Great Lakes Science Center

Eric Johnson, MC2 STEM High School – Mentored by Robyn Kaltenbach, Great Lakes Science Center

DaJahnaé Pryor, MC2 STEM High School – Mentored by Robyn Kaltenbach, Great Lakes Science Center

Kenyontay Pryor, Design Lab Early College High School – Mentored by Robyn Kaltenbach, Great Lakes Science Center

Tyra Stover, MC2 STEM High School – Mentored by Robyn Kaltenbach, Great Lakes Science Center

Jasmyn Young, MC2 STEM High School – Mentored by Robyn Kaltenbach, Great Lakes Science Center

E’Lyric Christopher, MC2 STEM High School – Mentored by Sumana Narasimhan, MD, Pediatric Endocrinology, Rainbow Babies and Children’s Hospital

Jasmine Howell, Design Lab Early College High School – Mentored by Julie Hewitt and Shirley Moore, RN, PhD, School of Nursing, Case Western Reserve University

Kimberly Inthavong, MC2 STEM High School – Mentored by Margaret Kelly, RN, MSN and Karen Weaver, RN, Dahms Clinical Research Unit at University Hospitals

Jada Jenkins, MC2 STEM High School – Mentored by Reena Mehra, MD, MS, Sleep Disorders Center, Cleveland Clinic

Aniah McClellan, MC2 STEM High School – Mentored by Sumana Narasimhan, MD, Pediatric Endocrinology, Rainbow Babies and Children’s Hospital

Alexander Robarge, MC2 STEM High School – Mentored by Natalie Brill and Dustin Tyler, PhD, FES Center, Case Western Reserve University

saturday, november 16, 2013, 11:00 AM – 3:00 PM – Diabetes awareness day

In recognition of Diabetes Awareness Month in November, meet doctors and researchers from the Division of Pediatric Endocrinology at University Hospitals Rainbow Babies & Children’s Hospital, part of the Cleveland Clinical and Translational Science Collaborative, and learn about the causes, treatment and prevention of diabetes and related conditions. Make a healthy food plate, find out how much sugar is in common foods, see our brand new demo, Beatbox Diabetes and more. Meet Bo the Take Care Bear, the newest Care Team member at UH Rainbow Babies & Children’s Hospital.

University Hospitals Rainbow Babies & Children’s Hospital Division of Pediatric Endocrinology, Diabetes & Metabolism participants:

Jennifer Dorman, MS, RD, CDE
Rose Gubitosi-Klug, MD
Antoinette Hillian, PhD
Michaela Koontz, MD
Janet Leary, CPN
Alicia Lowes, DO
Sarah MacLeish, MD
Paul McGuigan, RN, CDE

Program is free with paid admission to the Science Center. And while you’re here, be sure to visit our BioMedTech Gallery to learn about advances in biomedical technology.

TUESDAY, OCTOBER 1, 2013, 4:30-7:00 PM – EVENING FOR EDUCATORS

Researchers and clinicians with the Cleveland Clinical and Translational Science Collaborative will share information and answer questions about childhood health and wellness. Learn how to encourage students to become more active for improved health.

Dr. Eileen Seeholzer, Director of MetroHealth’s Obesity and Weight Managment Program, will discuss obesity and related medical conditions, focusing on children and families. Learn about the Personal Improvement Plan, or PIP, students can choose and measure the impact of their efforts for healthier eating and increased activity! 6:30-7:15 PM in the BioMedTech Gallery.

Learners will:

  • Improve their understanding of the definition of obesity and the rate of obesity among different groups
  • Increase their knowledge of modifiable and non-modifiable risk factors for obesity
  • Be introduced to and learn to use a personal improvement plan (PIP) to make and sustain changes for healthier living. The PIP is a quality improvement tool that allows an individual to choose a change, make plan for change, measure the impact of the plan, and reassess the plan to make further improvements.

Eileen Seeholzer, MD, MS, founded and directs the Weight Management Clinic and MetroHealthy Employee Wellness programs at MetroHealth Medical Center. She is board certified in Internal Medicine and Obesity Medicine. She has a Masters of Science in Health Services Research with a concentration in Quality Improvement. She is a faculty member of the Center for Healthcare Research and Policy and an Associate Professor of Medicine at Case Western Reserve School of Medicine. Her nationally and locally funded projects center on developing methods to help individuals engage in and sustain healthy eating and active living.

The Cleveland Clinical and Translational Science Collaborative (CTSC) will share their original hands-on activities for the classroom. The Research Education Awareness and Learning (REAL) program is 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.

 

Saturday, September 28, 2013, 11:00 AM – 3:00 PM – Childhood obesity awareness day featuring high school students from the Cleveland Clinic Office of Civic Education Initiatives Summer Internship program

In recognition of National Childhood Obesity Awareness Month, Great Lakes Science Center will present information on childhood obesity; guests can learn about food choices and portions, lifestyle choices, and how to help children maintain a healthy weight in order to prevent diabetes, obesity, and heart disease. Meet Northeast Ohio high school interns from the Cleveland Clinic Office of Civic Education Initiatives Summer Internship Program. Interns participate in research programs and work and learn alongside experienced healthcare professionals at Cleveland Clinic. For more information about the Cleveland Clinic Office of Civic Education Initiatives Summer Internship Program, please visit www.clevelandclinic.org/CivicEducation.

The following Cleveland Clinic Office of Civic Education Summer Interns will be presenting posters at Childhood Obesity Awareness Day:

Connie Chen, Science Intern, Hudson High School
The Path to Recovery: The Impact of Low Fat Versus Normal Fat Diet on Medical Recovery of Children and Adolescents with Eating Disorders

Brielle Jackson, Science Intern, Valley Forge High School
Metabolic Syndrome in the Mildly Obese

Brady Kaucic, Science Intern, Notre Dame-Cathedral Latin School
Outcomes for a Multidisciplinary Tertiary Care Pediatric Obesity Clinic: The Pediatric Preventative Cardiology and Metabolic Clinic

Elizabeth McNeeley, Science Intern, Strongsville High School
Diagnosis and Management of Pediatric Overweight and Obesity: A Quality Improvement Project Utilizing a PDSA Ramp

AmolParkash Randhawa, Respiratory Therapy Intern, Solon High School
The Effects of Obesity on the Misdiagnosis of Asthma

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.

Featured Organizations:

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.

Featured Organizations:

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!

Archive of 2012 BMT: STEM Speaker Series presenters.

Archive of 2011 BioMedTech Speaker Series presenters.

Archive of 2009-2010 BioMedTech Speaker Series presenters.