The Research Institute Events Calendar :: Nationwide Children's Hospital, Columbus, Ohio

Upcoming Research Events


Pediatric Grand Rounds: "Tuberous Sclerosis"
8-9AM, Discovery Auditorium (WA1020)
Steve Roach, MD, Nationwide Children's Hospital

RITA Workshop (for Postdocs, Graduate Students and Fellows): "Building a Positive Online Personal Brand: Using LinkedIn, Blogs and Other Social Media Tools"
11:30AM-1PM, Research Building III (WB1110)
Lauren Celano, Co-Founder and CEO of Propel Careers. Lauren will lead an interactive workshop on how to build and develop a professional, personal brand online, using sites like LinkedIn, Twitter, Facebook and blogs. Register through Training Tracker if you would like to attend this event - click "add curriculum" and search for "RITA-Building a Positive Online Personal Brand: Using LinkedIn, Blogs and Other Social Media Tools." The workshop will be recorded for those who are unable to attend.

Translational Research in Hem/Onc/BMT: "Evidence-Based Psychosocial Care In Pediatric Oncology: A Journey"
1-2PM, Discovery Auditorium (WA1020)
Robert B. Noll, PhD, University of Pittsburgh

"Tools of the Trade: Rare Diseases"
9AM-3PM, Room 115, Biomedical Research Tower (The Ohio State University)
Presented by the OSU Center for Clinical and Translational Science, this Tools of the Trade will discuss the unique research challenges presented by rare diseases, as well as the information, tools and resources available to help investigators overcome these challenges. Topics covered include: how to design a rare disease research study; recruiting and retaining study participants with rare diseases; and partnering with rare disease community organizations. Register at this link, or contact for more information.

Annual Bremer Foundation Lectureship: "Antimicrobial Peptides, Antimicrobial Proteins, and the Non-Inflammatory and Somewhat Mysterious Defense of Epithelial Surfaces"
3-4PM, Discovery Auditorium (WA1020)
Live streamed in WA1525 and WB1110 at Nationwide Children's Hospital
Live-streamed in Room 170 of the Davis Heart & Lung Research Institute at The Ohio State University
Reception immediately following in Research Building II lobby

Presented by Michael A. Zasloff, MD, PhD, scientific director of the MedStar-Georgetown Transplant Institute and professor of Surgery and Pediatrics at Georgetown University School of Medicine, the Bremer Foundation Lectureship in Pediatrics provides an opportunity for world-renowned scientists to present their research at Nationwide Children's Hospital. This program is sponsored by The Research Institute at Nationwide Children's.

Research Live Show: Gene Therapy and Clinical Trials
12-12:30PM, Discovery Auditorium (WA1020)
Discover more about our gene therapy research in a relaxed, upbeat conversation between host John Barnard, MD, president of The Research Institute, and guest Kevin Flanigan, MD, an attending neurologist at Nationwide Children's Hospital and principal investigator in the Center for Gene Therapy at The Research Institute at Nationwide Children's. Everyone is invited for a chance to win prizes, and snacks will be provided - but please be sure to bring your lunch!

Clinical and Translational Research Series: Spotting Trouble: Identifying and Minimizing Risk in Clinical Research

12-1:30PM, Discovery Auditorium (WA1020)
Yvonne Lau, MBBS, MBHL, PhD, Director, Division of Education & Development, U.S Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), Office for Human Research Protections (OHRP). All are welcome to attend. Lunch will be served. No registration required.

Tools of the Trade: New NIH Grant Rules Program
3-4PM, Room 400, Prior Hall, The Ohio State University 
Drs. Chandan Sen and Phil Diaz will provide first-hand accounts about how NIH study sections are responding to the new rules introduced in January, and advise you on how to successfully meet the new requirements in your grant submissions. Register for the event here. If you have questions, contact Stuart Hobbs.

DISCOVERYx 2016: Inaugural TEDx-Like Event at Nationwide Children's Hospital
1-4PM, Stecker Auditorium
DISCOVERYx 2016 is a live, TEDx-inspired event that will showcase ten presenters sharing their stories behind discoveries that have made a difference to improve pediatric health. To learn more, visit

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