VA Research Week is May 13th – 17th

 

Please join us for Research Week 2019

“The Science of Hope”

 

Monday May 13th through Friday May 17th

* ALL ARE INVITED * REFRESHMENTS WILL BE SERVED * SEATING IS LIMITED *

Monday, May 13, 2019 – 12:00pm to 2:00pm – Prescription Room, 2nd Floor – Damen

  • VETERANS FORUM – PRESENTATIONS FOR PATIENTS Welcome at 12:15pm o Mark Rasenick, PhD “Ketamine & Depression: New Treatment and Mechanism of Action”
  • o Howard Gordon, MD “How to Talk to Your Doctor”
  • o Subhash Pandey, PhD “Novel Biomolecules in the Brain Driving Alcohol Use Disorder” 

Tuesday, May 14, 2019 – 1:00pm to 3:30pm – Journey Room, 2nd Floor – Damen

  • POSTER SESSION
  • KEYNOTE SPEAKER: Subhash Pandey, PhD Welcome at 1:00pm
    • PRESENTATIONS: o David Gavin, MD “Early-Life Ethanol Exposure and Alcohol Use Disorder Later in Life”
    • o Douglas Feinstein, PhD “Alzheimer’s Patho-physiology and Alcohol Addiction”
    • o Rajiv Sharma, MD “Psychosis: Current Biomarkers and Treatment”

Wednesday, May 15, 2019 – 12:00pm to 2:00pm – Journey Room, 2nd Floor – Damen

  • INTEGRATIVE MEDICINE SHOWCASE Welcome at 12:15pm
  • KEYNOTE SPEAKER: Cheryl Irmiter, PhD, Executive Director, Institute on Medicine-Chicago
    • CREATIVE ARTS THERAPY AND RECREATION THERAPY EXHIBITORS INVITED: o Animal
    • o Art
    • o Fibrous Arts
    • o Dance/Movement
    • o Horticulture
    • o Poetry
    • o Tennis
    • o And More!

Thursday, May 16, 2019 – 12:00pm to 3:30pm – Prescription Room, 2nd Floor – Damen

  • POSTER SESSION Welcome at 12:15pm
  • KEYNOTE SPEAKER: Terri Gleason, PhD, Director, Clinical Science R&D, Washington DC
    • PRESENTATIONS: o Vinay Aakalu, MD, PhD “Development of Ocular Surface Therapies for the Military”
    • o Joanna Martin, MD “Coleman Foundation Supportive Oncology Program-Cycle 3 Funding”
    • o Joshua Meeks, MD, PhD “From Bench to Bedside: Improving the Precision of 

Genito-Urinary Oncology Care in the VA”

Friday, May 17, 2019 – 12:00pm to 2:00pm – Prescription Room, 2nd Floor – Damen

  • THIRD ANNUAL INNOVATION FORUM Welcome at 12:15p
  • START-UP COMPANIES INVITED TO PRESENT THEIR INNOVATIONS

RESEARCH WEEK EVENTS PRESENTED BY:

www.WISEChicagoVA.org

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