CTRC Upcoming Events

  • Leveraging polypharmacology and regulatory system dynamics to predict drug treatment courses for neuroinflammatory illnesses
    Date: November 20, 2017
    Times: 11:00 AM - 1:00 PM
    Description: Faculty, staff, fellows and students are invited to a talk provided from Travis Craddock, PhD, Associate Professor in the Departments of Psychology & Neuroscience, Computer Science and Clinical Immunology at Nova Southeastern University (NSU) in Fort Lauderdale, Florida. He also serves as the Director of the Clinical Systems Biology group at NSU’s Institute of Neuro-Immune medicine where he applies computational systems biology and biophysics methods towards the purpose of identifying novel treatments for complex chronic illness involving neuro-inflammation. His presentation will focus on re-purposing FDA approved drugs to treat other diseases. Specifically, Dr. Craddock will discuss drug re-purposing in the context of Gulf War Illness, a chronic multi-symptom disorder affecting up to one-third of the 700,000 returning veterans of the 1991 Persian Gulf War and for which there is no known treatment.
  • PROPOSAL DEVELOPMENT: WORKING WITH AN EDITOR
    Date: November 20, 2017
    Times: 12:00 PM - 1:30 PM
    Description: As funding becomes increasingly competitive, it is imperative to submit a clear, concise, and error-free proposal that persuades reviewers that your research is important to fund now. Participants will have an opportunity to review examples of edited proposals and try their hand at revising. Learn more about how an editor reviews grants and in turn improve your writing to develop a more competitive proposal. Suggestions on how best to work with an editor will also be provided. Light refreshments will be provided.
  • Cardiovascular Fellows Conference
    Date: November 21, 2017
    Times: 3:30 PM - 4:30 PM
    Description: Dr. Cimato will discuss "Advanced Therapies: Transplantation, Ventricular Assist Devices and Surgical Management followed by Journal Club, article TBD, presented by Dr. Abdel-Aal-Ahmed
  • Pulmonary/Critical Care Conference
    Date: November 27, 2017
    Times: 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
    Description: Accreditation The University at Buffalo (UB) School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians. AMA/PRA DESIGNATION STATEMENT -The UB School of Medicine & Biomedical Sciences designates this live activity for a maximum of 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)TM. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
  • Pulmonary/Critical Care Fellows’ Case Conference and EBM Presentation
    Date: November 27, 2017
    Times: 5:00 PM - 6:15 PM
    Description: The fellows’ case conference provides fellows with experience in presenting complex patients to their peers and provides an increased breadth of experience with challenging and/or unique cases. The fellows’ case conference reviews the diagnosis, evaluation and management of disorders in Pulmonary, Critical Care, and Sleep Medicine. The Evidence Based Medicine (EBM) presentation is a brief (10-15 minutes) review and critical evaluation of important recent clinical trials in Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine. Accreditation The University at Buffalo (UB) School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians. AMA/PRA DESIGNATION STATEMENT -The UB School of Medicine & Biomedical Sciences designates this live activity for a maximum of 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)TM. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
  • Cardiovascular Fellows Conference
    Date: November 28, 2017
    Times: 3:30 PM - 5:30 PM
    Description: Dr. Graham will discuss the topic "Palliative Care in End-Stage Heart Disease, Disease Management in Heart Failure. Dr. Nichols topic is echo images-aortic regurgitation
  • Neurology Grand Rounds
    Date: November 30, 2017
    Times: 8:00 AM - 9:00 AM
    Description:
  • Cardiovascular Fellows Conference
    Date: December 05, 2017
    Times: 3:30 PM - 5:30 PM
    Description: Dr. Gibbons will speak on the topic of "Pulmonary Hypertension" followed by Dr. Waheed presenting his recent research.
  • Neurology Grand Rounds
    Date: December 07, 2017
    Times: 8:00 AM - 9:00 AM
    Description: