october, 2016

13oct9:00 am- 12:00 pmOri Rotstein Lecture in Translational Research

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Evolution of Biomarker Discovery: Challenges, Opportunities and Approaches

Dr. Peter Liu, MSc, MD, FRCPC.

Chief Scientific Officer/VP Research, University of Ottawa Heart Institute;

Professor of Medicine, University of Ottawa

The Ori Rotstein Lecture in Translational Research named in honour of past IMS Director and Dr. Ori Rotstein, presents current research being explored in the areas of surgery and translational medicine. Past lecturers include Paul, O’Byrne, Lyle Palmer , James E. Mitchell, Michael A. Matthay and Elliot Chaikof.

Join our keynote speaker Dr. Peter Liu, Chief Scientific Officer/VP Research, University of Ottawa Heart Institute; Professor of Medicine, University of Ottawa as he discusses the challenges and opportunities in biomarker discovery.

Schedule:

9:00 – REFRESHMENTS

9:20 – WELCOME by Dr. Vasu Venkateswaran, Graduate Coordinator, Institute of Medical Science (IMS)

9:25 – INTRODUCTION of Keynote Speaker by Dr. Mingyao Liu, Director, IMS

9:30 – The Ori Rotstein Lecture

Keynote Speaker: Dr. Peter Liu, Chief Scientific Officer/VP Research, University of Ottawa Heart Institute; Professor of Medicine, University of Ottawa

Title of Talk: “Evolution of Biomarker Discovery: Challenges, Opportunities and Approaches” (1-hour talk, includes 10 minutes for Q&A moderated by Dr. Mingyao Liu)

10:45 – PANEL DISCUSSION

Title of Panel Discussion: “Innovations and commercialization for cardiovascular disease – lessons learned”

MODERATOR: Dr. Ori Rotstein, Surgeon-in-Chief, St. Michael’s Hospital

PANELISTS:

Drs. Peter Liu, Brian Courtney, Milica Radisic, Douglas Lee

11:45 – CLOSING REMARKS by Dr. Vasu Venkateswaran

Time

(Thursday) 9:00 am - 12:00 pm

Location

2nd Floor

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