Women's Global Health Institute

Symposium Agenda

WGHI 2013 High Tea Agenda

1:00 pm

WGHI Open Meeting

WGHI Updates

MEER Grant Recipients' Presentation

"Characterizing MicroRNAs for Early Detection of Breast Lesions"

(Chun-Jun Chang, Basic Medical Sciences)

"Intraperitoneal Drug Delivery for Chemotherapy of Ovarian Cancer"

(Yoon Yeo, Industrial and Physical Pharmacy)

2:00 pm

Breakout Sessions I

Translation and Entrepreneurship

(Chair: Jessica Huber, William Killian, Azza Ahmed)

Research Platform I: Bone Health

(Chair: Barbara Alving, Katie Hill Gallant, Russell Main)

Research Platform II: Women’s Cancers

(Chair: Marietta Harrison, Ignacio Camarillo)

2:30 pm

Breakout Sessions II

Education: Develop Training Programs in Women’s Health

(Chair: Dorothy Teegarden, Jeff Bolin)

Research Platform III: Wellness/Prevention

(Chair: Celeste Bottorff, Kim Buhman)

Research Platform IV: Neurodegenerative Disorders

(Chair: Jessica Huber, Kavita Shah)

3:00 pm

High Tea

"Are there Risks Associated with High Calcium Intakes?"

(Connie Weaver, Women’s Global Health Institute and Nutrition Science)

"Development and Commercialization of the SpeechVive, a Device to Help People with Parkinson’s Disease Communicate"

(Jessica Huber, Speech, Language, and Hearing Sciences)

"Entering the Era of Precision Medicine"

(Marietta Harrison, Oncological Sciences Center)

5:00 pm Adjourn

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Women’s Global Health Institute

Discovery Park and College of Health and Human Sciences

Purdue University

Hall for Discovery and Learning Research, Room 395

207 South Martin Jischke Drive

West Lafayette, IN 47907-1971

(765) 496-9316

Fax: 765-494-9870

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