12:00 am
A basic knowledge of the microbiome is crucial to clinical research. During Innovation Fest 2017, join UChicago’s Microbiome Center leadership and ITM investigators Jack Gilbert, PhD, John Alverdy, MD, & Eugene Chang, MD, at the first...
Marine Biological Laboratory - Woods Hole, MA
9:30 am
This workshop, hosted by ITM’s partner MATTER, is for entrepreneurs who are looking to collaborate with an academic medical center to provide a proof-of-concept, demonstrate product efficacy, or collect data for a pilot project. The...
222 Merchandise Mart Plaza, Suite 1230
1:00 pm
Join ITM’s partner the Polsky Center and UChicago Careers in Entrepreneurships for the finals of the College New Venture Challenge (CNVC).  CNVC finalists will present to a panel of judges comprising of investors, entrepreneurs, and industry...
Charles M. Harper Center, Room C-10
5:00 pm
Essentials of Patient-Oriented Research (EPOR) is an introduction to clinical research course. The three-quarter series is presented by a diverse team of experts involved in the full spectrum of clinical research at the University of...
Billings Hospital Room W-507
6:00 pm
This interactive Innovation Fest event will include a panel of industry professionals who will discuss the environment conducive to scientific innovation from an academic to a business perspective. Learn about their personal insights on the...
Polsky Exchange North, Promontory Point Conference Room
May 30 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
12:00 pm
Join UChicago’s Department of Medicine for grand rounds. David A. Fox, MD Frederick G. L. Huetwell and William D. Robinson, M.D. Professor of Rheumatology; Professor, Department of Internal Medicine; Chief, Division of Rheumatology; University of...
Billings Hospital Room P-117
11:30 am
Join ITM’s partner the Polsky Center at this Innovation Fest event for the final pitches of five teams to the Innovation Fund Advisory Committee, an esteemed group of judges made up of investors, serial entrepreneurs and...
Polsky Exchange North, Theater
12:00 am
UChicago students, faculty, staff and alums can apply for the chance to win $10,000 to build an app. Submit your good idea, and UChicago, in partnership with IT Services and the Polsky Center, will do...
8:30 am
Join ITM’s partner the Polsky Center for the finals of the 2016-17 Edward L. Kaplan, ’71, New Venture Challenge (NVC) at Innovation Fest. Throughout the day, the NVC finalists will present to a panel of judges...
Charles M. Harper Center
Jun 1 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
12:00 pm
Peter O’Donnell, MD Assistant Professor of Medicine Urothelial Cancer in the Precision Medicine Era This seminar series brings leading experts in a variety of fields to your table for a dynamic (free) lunch session focusing...
Billings Hospital, P-315
Jun 1 @ 2:00 pm – 3:30 pm
2:00 pm
At this Innovation Fest event, see a year’s worth of innovation in the App Challenge culminate in a chance to win $10,000 in prizes! The App Challenge is helps translate ides or observation into a...
Charles M. Harper Center, Room 104
Jun 1 @ 3:30 pm – 5:30 pm
3:30 pm
Join ITM’s partner the Polsky Center for Innovation Fest’s Polsky Innovation Showcase. This is an interactive celebration of entrepreneurship, innovation, and collaboration in the university community. Set up like a “science fair,” entrepreneurs and innovators from...
Charles M. Harper Center, Winter Garden
Jun 1 @ 3:30 pm – 5:30 pm
3:30 pm
Innovation Fest’s Polsky Innovation Showcase is an interactive celebration of entrepreneurship, innovation, and collaboration in the university community. Set up like a “science fair,” entrepreneurs and innovators from across the campus community will demo their...
Charles M. Harper Center, Winter Garden
5:00 pm
Essentials of Patient-Oriented Research (EPOR) is an introduction to clinical research course. The three-quarter series is presented by a diverse team of experts involved in the full spectrum of clinical research at the University of...
Billings Hospital Room W-507
5:00 pm
The National Cancer Institute will award $400,000 per year for up to five years for projects that develop state-of-the-art biomimetic tissue-engineered technologies for cancer research. Collaborative, multidisciplinary projects that engage the fields of regenerative medicine, tissue...
5:00 pm
NIH’s, the ITM’s parent organization, National Institute on Aging and National Cancer Institute will fund research projects that increase our understanding of the clinical translational potential of metformin to delay aging changes or to extend healthy...
Jun 6 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
12:00 pm
Join UChicago’s Department of Medicine for grand rounds. David A. Fox, MD Frederick G. L. Huetwell and William D. Robinson, M.D. Professor of Rheumatology; Professor, Department of Internal Medicine; Chief, Division of Rheumatology; University of...
Billings Hospital Room P-117
5:00 pm
Essentials of Patient-Oriented Research (EPOR) is an introduction to clinical research course. The three-quarter series is presented by a diverse team of experts involved in the full spectrum of clinical research at the University of...
Billings Hospital Room W-507
5:00 pm
The NIH’s National Institute on Aging will award $40,000 per year to applications from qualified researchers to acquire training and career development experiences that close expertise gaps in data science and in drug discovery. The goal...
Jun 13 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
12:00 pm
Join UChicago’s Department of Medicine for grand rounds. David A. Fox, MD Frederick G. L. Huetwell and William D. Robinson, M.D. Professor of Rheumatology; Professor, Department of Internal Medicine; Chief, Division of Rheumatology; University of...
Billings Hospital Room P-117
5:00 pm
Essentials of Patient-Oriented Research (EPOR) is an introduction to clinical research course. The three-quarter series is presented by a diverse team of experts involved in the full spectrum of clinical research at the University of...
Billings Hospital Room W-507
Jun 20 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
12:00 pm
Join UChicago’s Department of Medicine for grand rounds. David A. Fox, MD Frederick G. L. Huetwell and William D. Robinson, M.D. Professor of Rheumatology; Professor, Department of Internal Medicine; Chief, Division of Rheumatology; University of...
Billings Hospital Room P-117
5:00 pm
Essentials of Patient-Oriented Research (EPOR) is an introduction to clinical research course. The three-quarter series is presented by a diverse team of experts involved in the full spectrum of clinical research at the University of...
Billings Hospital Room W-507
5:00 pm
ITM’s partner the Center for Health and the Social Sciences (CHeSS) and NORC’s Aging Action Research Network (AARN) are pleased to announce a call for applications for a predoctoral fellowship program in the social sciences at the UChicago....
5:00 pm
ITM’s partner the Center for Health and the Social Sciences (CHeSS) and NORC’s Aging Action Research Network (AARN) are pleased to announce a call for applications for a predoctoral fellowship programs in the social sciences at the...
Jun 27 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
12:00 pm
Join UChicago’s Department of Medicine for grand rounds. David A. Fox, MD Frederick G. L. Huetwell and William D. Robinson, M.D. Professor of Rheumatology; Professor, Department of Internal Medicine; Chief, Division of Rheumatology; University of...
Billings Hospital Room P-117
Jul 4 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
12:00 pm
Join UChicago’s Department of Medicine for grand rounds. David A. Fox, MD Frederick G. L. Huetwell and William D. Robinson, M.D. Professor of Rheumatology; Professor, Department of Internal Medicine; Chief, Division of Rheumatology; University of...
Billings Hospital Room P-117
Jul 10 @ 1:00 pm – 2:30 pm
1:00 pm
This course is designed to provide an introduction to the fundamentals of health services research. The basic concepts of health services research will be taught with emphasis on both their social scientific foundations and the...
Billings Hospital Room H-300
Jul 11 @ 9:00 am – 11:00 am
9:00 am
Clinical epidemiology is the “application of epidemiologic principles and methods to problems encountered in clinical medicine.” This course introduces the basic principles of epidemiologic study design, analysis and interpretation, with a particular focus on clinical...
Jul 11 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
12:00 pm
Join UChicago’s Department of Medicine for grand rounds. David A. Fox, MD Frederick G. L. Huetwell and William D. Robinson, M.D. Professor of Rheumatology; Professor, Department of Internal Medicine; Chief, Division of Rheumatology; University of...
Billings Hospital Room P-117
May
23
Tue
Getting Started in Microbiome Research for Clinicians @ Marine Biological Laboratory - Woods Hole, MA
May 23 – May 26 all-day
Getting Started in Microbiome Research for Clinicians @ Marine  Biological Laboratory - Woods Hole, MA
A basic knowledge of the microbiome is crucial to clinical research. During Innovation Fest 2017, join UChicago’s Microbiome Center leadership and ITM investigators Jack Gilbert, PhD, John Alverdy, MD, & Eugene Chang, MD, at the first annual Microbiome Workshop. This course will help you develop the tools you need to perform microbiome-related research by introducing you to the resources and people leading microbiome research in order to improve understanding, build clinical skills, and improve patient care. Speakers range from experts in microbiome science, biology, and bioinformatics to clinicians who are using the microbiome to inform and practice in departments of surgery and medicine.

Learn more about the course here.

May
25
Thu
MATTER Workshop: Collaborating with Academic Institutions to Collect Data @ 222 Merchandise Mart Plaza, Suite 1230
May 25 @ 9:30 am – 11:00 am
MATTER Workshop: Collaborating with Academic Institutions to Collect Data @ 222 Merchandise Mart Plaza, Suite 1230

This workshop, hosted by ITM’s partner MATTER, is for entrepreneurs who are looking to collaborate with an academic medical center to provide a proof-of-concept, demonstrate product efficacy, or collect data for a pilot project. The ITM’s Associate Director, Sam Volchenboum, MD, PhD, MS, will provide insights into how to navigate the process, including determining the kind of relationship to seek, the types of data that are available, the right contacts to make, and how best to approach academic institutions and foster relationships with academic researchers. He’ll also share his experience choosing and engaging with relevant stakeholders, taking into consideration privacy and security concerns, the basics of informed consent, and institutional review boards. Come learn how to ensure a successful collaboration, and also how to leverage it.

Click Here to Learn More

Source: MATTER

College New Venture Challenge (CNVC) Finals @ Charles M. Harper Center, Room C-10
May 25 @ 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm
College New Venture Challenge (CNVC) Finals @ Charles M. Harper Center, Room C-10
Join ITM’s partner the Polsky Center and UChicago Careers in Entrepreneurships for the finals of the College New Venture Challenge (CNVC).  CNVC finalists will present to a panel of judges comprising of investors, entrepreneurs, and industry experts. Prizes – which include cash prizes and in-kind services – have helped past CNVC finalists like Cubii, Sokowatch, and Moneythink grow into successful businesses.
UChicago Innovation Fest is a month-long celebration of entrepreneurship and discovery around the University of Chicago. With more than 40 events scheduled across Chicago and in other key cities around the world, we welcome you to join us as we explore solutions to big problems, brainstorm ways to scale impact, and connect with leaders in business, science, healthcare, tech, and more.
This annual festival is led by UChicago’s top leaders in innovation, including the Polsky Center for Entrepreneurship and Innovation, the Institute for Translational Medicine, the Social Enterprise Initiative at Chicago Booth, and UChicago Research, Innovation and National Laboratories.
Essentials of Patient-Oriented Research (EPOR) @ Billings Hospital Room W-507
May 25 @ 5:00 pm – 6:30 pm

Essentials of Patient-Oriented Research (EPOR) is an introduction to clinical research course. The three-quarter series is presented by a diverse team of experts involved in the full spectrum of clinical research at the University of Chicago. The course serves as a cornerstone for young faculty interested in a career in clinical or translational research, as well as an important part of any fellow or K awardee training plan. The winter session focuses on Statistical Methods in Clinical Research.

Speaker:

Ted Karrison, PhD

Research Professor & Director Biostat Lab

Classes run April 6 through June 29 from 5:00 p.m. – 6:30 p.m.

Learn more about EPOR here.

Path to Innovation: Who, What, When and Why? @ Polsky Exchange North, Promontory Point Conference Room
May 25 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Path to Innovation: Who, What, When and Why? @ Polsky Exchange North, Promontory Point Conference Room

This interactive Innovation Fest event will include a panel of industry professionals who will discuss the environment conducive to scientific innovation from an academic to a business perspective. Learn about their personal insights on the steps, the people and the drivers of their success and innovation in general. This event will quench the curiosity of those who are thinking about licensing their ideas or starting a business in the life science and/or healthcare setting. The discussion will be followed by a networking reception.

This event is hosted by ITM partners the Polsky Center for Entrepreneurship and Innovation, CHIentist, UChicago BSD-PDA

Learn more and register for the event here.

Source: Polsky Center

May
30
Tue
Grand Rounds @ Billings Hospital Room P-117
May 30 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm

Join UChicago’s Department of Medicine for grand rounds.

David A. Fox, MD
Frederick G. L. Huetwell and William D. Robinson, M.D. Professor of Rheumatology; Professor, Department of Internal Medicine; Chief, Division of Rheumatology; University of Michigan
“Rheumatoid Arthritis: The Next Steps Towards Cause, Cure and Prevention”

View a complete schedule of upcoming Grand Rounds.

May
31
Wed
UChicago Innovation Fund 2017 Spring Cycle Finals @ Polsky Exchange North, Theater
May 31 @ 11:30 am – 5:00 pm
UChicago Innovation Fund 2017 Spring Cycle Finals @ Polsky Exchange North, Theater

Join ITM’s partner the Polsky Center at this Innovation Fest event for the final pitches of five teams to the Innovation Fund Advisory Committee, an esteemed group of judges made up of investors, serial entrepreneurs and industry experts. Companies from across the University of Chicago, Argonne National Lab, Fermilab, and the Marine Biology Laboratory will compete for up to $250,000 in proof-of-concept capital. Previous finalists have built exciting technologies across a wide range of industries representative of the core strengths of the University and our partners.

Learn more and register for the event here.

UChicago Innovation Fest is a month-long celebration of entrepreneurship and discovery around the University of Chicago. With more than 40 events scheduled across Chicago and in other key cities around the world, we welcome you to join us as we explore solutions to big problems, brainstorm ways to scale impact, and connect with leaders in business, science, healthcare, tech, and more.
This annual festival is led by UChicago’s top leaders in innovation, including the Polsky Center for Entrepreneurship and Innovation, the Institute for Translational Medicine, the Social Enterprise Initiative at Chicago Booth, and UChicago Research, Innovation and National Laboratories.

 

Jun
1
Thu
DEADLINE: App Challenge Application
Jun 1 all-day
DEADLINE: App Challenge Application

UChicago students, faculty, staff and alums can apply for the chance to win $10,000 to build an app. Submit your good idea, and UChicago, in partnership with IT Services and the Polsky Center, will do the programming to build it–no tech skills required to apply!

Join the ranks of ITM investigators, like Daniel Rubin, who are developing world-changing apps with the help of the App Challenge’s funding and programming support.

Read more and apply here.

Edward L. Kaplan, ’71, New Venture Challenge (NVC) Finals @ Charles M. Harper Center
Jun 1 @ 8:30 am – 4:45 pm
Edward L. Kaplan, '71, New Venture Challenge (NVC) Finals @ Charles M. Harper Center

Join ITM’s partner the Polsky Center for the finals of the 2016-17 Edward L. Kaplan, ’71, New Venture Challenge (NVC) at Innovation Fest. Throughout the day, the NVC finalists will present to a panel of judges comprising of top investors, entrepreneurs, and others. Prizes – which include cash prizes and in-kind services, such as legal and professional consulting services, and office space – have helped past NVC winners like GrubHub, Braintree, and Base CRM grow into successful businesses. The NVC is a top-ranked U.S. accelerator program and this year marks the 21st anniversary of the program.

 

Space will be available on a first-come, first-served basis. An overflow room will be available for anyone who cannot find a seat.

 

UChicago Innovation Fest is a month-long celebration of entrepreneurship and discovery around the University of Chicago. With more than 40 events scheduled across Chicago and in other key cities around the world, we welcome you to join us as we explore solutions to big problems, brainstorm ways to scale impact, and connect with leaders in business, science, healthcare, tech, and more.
This annual festival is led by UChicago’s top leaders in innovation, including the Polsky Center for Entrepreneurship and Innovation, the Institute for Translational Medicine, the Social Enterprise Initiative at Chicago Booth, and UChicago Research, Innovation and National Laboratories.
Pathobiology of Disease Seminar @ Billings Hospital, P-315
Jun 1 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Peter O’Donnell, MD
Assistant Professor of Medicine
Urothelial Cancer in the Precision Medicine Era

This seminar series brings leading experts in a variety of fields to your table for a dynamic (free) lunch session focusing on biological translational research.

Speakers range from senior UChicago investigators to renowned experts from around the world.

These Pathobiology of Disease Seminars are made possible thanks to support from the University of Chicago Department of Pathology, the ITM, and the Committee on Molecular Medicine.

Click here for a complete schedule of events and to find out which expert you could lunch with this week.