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Henrietta Lacks Memorial Lecture


The Johns Hopkins Institute for Clinical and Translational Research (ICTR) invites you to attend the Henrietta Lacks Memorial Lecture on Saturday, October 11, 2014, in Turner Auditorium on the Johns Hopkins East Baltimore (Medical) Campus. The program will feature a talk by Professor Dorothy Roberts followed by a panel discussion and Q&A.  Copies of Professor Roberts’ book will also be offered for sale. The 2014 winners of both the Henrietta Lacks Dunbar Health Sciences Scholarship and the Urban Health Institute’s Henrietta Lacks Memorial Community Award will be announced. This is a free community event open to the public.  Parking, breakfast, … Continue reading

Behavioral, Social, and Systems Science Symposium


Using EPIC for Behavioral, Social and Systems Science Research: Beyond Recruitment Sponsored by the Behavioral, Social, and Systems Science Translational Research Community Owens Auditorium (ground floor of the CRB I Building) The Bunting Blaustein Cancer Research Building 1650 Orleans Street 9:00am-12:00pm Program 12:00pm-1:00pm Networking luncheon Speakers include: Diana Gumas, Dr. Richard Moore, Dr. Peter Zandi, Dr. Felicia Hill-Briggs, Dr. Jill Marsteller, and ICTR Research Navigators. Click here to RSVP We would like to obtain some information from your about needs and gaps in the behavioral, social and systems research realm. Please share your insights and opinions here: https://ictrweb.johnshopkins.edu/ictr/evaluation/survey.cfm?id=2B26DD1D-9FB4-D722-F3719B6C1BC68BE6 The purpose … Continue reading

Recruitment & Retention Workshop


The Recruitment & Retention Office of the Johns Hopkins Institute for Clinical & Translational Research will co-host with the Johns Hopkins University School of Nursing a workshop on the use of clinical information systems to recruit patients into research. The cost of the workshop is $250 and faculty and staff are eligible to use the JHU Tuition Remission Plan to cover the fee.  Please bring a completed and signed copy of the form with you to the workshop.  This workshop qualifies as a non-credit professional development course.  Students and Postdocs are eligible to receive a scholarship from the ICTR to … Continue reading

Nexus Award: Apply Now


Open to all Johns Hopkins University Faculty The Translational Research Communities (TRC) were established with the renewed funding of the Institute for Clinical and Translational Research CTSA Award. The three TRCs reflect the most common pathways for how translational research improves the health of the population: Drugs/Biologics/Vaccines/Devices Biomarkers and Diagnostic Testing Behavioral, Social and Systems Science Each TRC will span the translational pathway from basic discovery to full implementation. The goals of the new TRCs are to improve the quality, innovation and impact of translational activities at Johns Hopkins through a series of symposiums, seminars, workshops and the Nexus Award … Continue reading

Living Legacy Photo Shoot


The Living Legacy of Henrietta Lacks We are searching for volunteers that have been impacted by HeLa Cells and are willing to be photographed and have their picture displayed at the Henrietta Lacks Memorial Lecture on Saturday October 11, 2014. Scientists, Researchers, lab technicians or any other personnel that work directly with the cells are encouraged to attend. We are also interested in people whose health has benefited by research using HeLa cells. The purpose of this project is to promote the legacy of Henrietta Lacks through portraiture.  Each person will be photographed in the same way and each person’s … Continue reading