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Institute for Integration of Medicine & Science 14th Annual Frontiers of Translational Science Research Day


The Institute for Integration of Medicine & Science (IIMS) at the University of Texas Health Science Center San Antonio (UTHSCSA), in partnership with the University of Texas at San Antonio’s (UTSA) Research Centers in Minority Institutions and Department of Biomedical Engineering, would like to invite you to the 14th Annual Frontiers of Translational Science Research Day.

Event Details

Date: Wednesday, April 24, 2024
Time: 8:30AM – 3:30PM
Location: UT Health SA
7703 Floyd Curl Drive
San Antonio Texas 78229
Holly Auditorium Foyer & LSoM Room 309L


Exploring Challenges and Opportunities in Translational Science

Presented by our guest speaker
Laurie K. McCauley, DDS, MS, PhD
Provost and Executive Vice President for Academic Affairs
William K. and Mary Anne Najjar Professor
University of Michigan

We live in a rapidly evolving world where groundbreaking scientific discoveries are happening concurrently with an increased scrutiny of science and scientists. The importance of bridging the gap from molecular research to practical application in humans cannot be understated. The responsibility for generating tangible benefits for society rests on all of us. The necessity for teamwork and collaborative efforts in science is essential, and ethical considerations have taken on new prominence. Further, technological advancements hold enormous potential for improving outcomes. The way we recognize and applaud our scientific milestones importantly showcases how we, as institutions, value the generation of knowledge. This presentation aims to spotlight the challenges we encounter and the opportunities available to us in addressing them.