Launch of the Kaye Fund Competition

Launch of the Kaye Fund Competition
 
The University of Alberta Hospital, Kaye Edmonton Clinic, the University Hospital Foundation, and the co-chairs of the Kaye Fund Competition Steering Committee are pleased to launch the Kaye Fund Competition.
 
This opportunity will fund individual or collaborative, interdisciplinary teams in the pursuit of research, innovation, and quality improvement projects that aim to establish new approaches to patient care at the University of Alberta Hospital and Kaye Edmonton Clinic. A total of ~$700K is available and projects from $25,000 to $250,000 will be considered. 
 
Deadlines: November 29, 2017 (LOI) and March 28, 2018 (full proposal). An information session will be held on October 27 at 12:00pm (WMC 1J2.47).
 
 
Please click here for the (1) funding announcement and (2) competition guidelinesAny questions can be directed to Julie Shemanchuk.
An information session about the Competition will be held on October 27, 2017 from 12:00 – 1:00 PM in WMC 1J2.47 for anyone requiring additional information about the Fund and/or application process.

 

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Upcoming abstract deadlines for Transplantation conferences

ISHLT: Abstract deadline is Oct 24thMeeting is April 11-14, 2018 in Nice, France

TSS: Abstract deadline is Nov 15th.   Meeting is Madrid June 30 to July 5

ATC: Abstract Deadline is Dec 1st. Meeting is June 2 – 6, 2018 in Seattle, Washington

Clinical Trials Budgeting Part I: Industry-Initiated/Funded Trials

The FOMD Clinical Research Seminar Series is presenting the following seminar on Tuesday, Nov. 7, 2-3:30 pm, in WMC Classroom D (2F1.04)

Clinical Trials Budgeting – Part I: Industry-Initiated/Funded Trials
As part of a two-part series on clinical trials budgeting, Sharon Appelman-Eszczuk (Director of Operations, Gastrointestinal and Liver Disease Research Group) and Sergey Nikitin (President & Director, Prime Site Research Solutions Inc.) will provide an introductory seminar on clinical trials budgeting for industry-initiated/funded trials (Part I). Topics covered will include budget preparation, negotiation skills, and budget tracking. Part II of the series will focus on budgeting for investigator-initiated clinical trials.

This session will be geared to those with a beginner-to-intermediate level of knowledge and expertise with clinical trials budgeting. Please note that Part I is a repeat session with updated content.

Upcoming ATI Seminars

Oct 25: Dr. Ron Moore, “The History of Transplantation: Innovation milestones”

Nov. 1: Dr. Carla Prado and Dr. Sarah Elliot, title TBD

Nov. 8: There is no seminar scheduled

Nov. 15: Dr. Minal Borker, title TBD

 

If you would like to present your research please contact karen.hunter@ualberta.ca. The ATI Seminar Series is a great opportunity to promote your research, whether you’re a principal investigator or trainee! We are still looking for speakers for spring.

Within 2 weeks of each seminar, please register your attendance and provide your feedback. This information is required for our metrics reporting. Our registration platform is computer and mobile friendly! Click on the links below to go to the online self-registration portal.

You can now register and provide feedback on two seminars during the same self-registration session.

ATI Seminar Self-Registration – Edmonton

ATI Seminar Self-Registration – Calgary

Upcoming ATI Seminars

Oct 11: Dr. Russ Greiner, “Towards Patient-Specific Treatment: Medical Applications of Machine Learning”

Oct 18: There is no seminar scheduled

Oct 25: Dr. Ron Moore, title TBD

Nov. 1: Dr. Carla Prada and Dr. Sarah Elliot, title TBD

Nov. 8: There is no seminar scheduled

Nov. 15: Dr. Minal Borker, title TBD

 

If you would like to present your research please contact karen.hunter@ualberta.ca. The ATI Seminar Series is a great opportunity to promote your research, whether you’re a principal investigator or trainee! We are still looking for speakers for spring.

Within 2 weeks of each seminar, please register your attendance and provide your feedback. This information is required for our metrics reporting. Our registration platform is computer and mobile friendly! Click on the links below to go to the online self-registration portal.

You can now register and provide feedback on two seminars during the same self-registration session.

ATI Seminar Self-Registration – Edmonton

ATI Seminar Self-Registration – Calgary

Promote your research at with a presentation at the ATI Seminar Series

We have a number of openings in the winter and spring if you would like to present your research – presenting at the ATI Seminar Series is an excellent opportunity to promote your research.

Trainees and graduate students are also welcome to present their research, either in a full 45 minute presentation or a shorter talk.

If you would like to present at the ATI Seminar Series this coming year, please contact karen.hunter@ualberta.ca

Clinical Research Seminar Series – Oct 10

Administrative Health Data – An Application to Research in Alberta

Dr. Aminu Bello (Assistant Professor in Medicine; Division of Nephrology) and Dr. Padma Kaul (Professor in Medicine; Division of Cardiology) will each discuss how they have utilized administrative health data in Alberta for their research. Details on the type of data, how access and approvals were navigated, and application to clinical health outcomes will be discussed.

Tuesday, October 10th, 2017
2:00 – 3:00pm
WMC Classroom D (2F1.04)

Upcoming ATI Seminars

Oct 4: No seminar scheduled

Oct 11: Dr. Russ Greiner, “Towards Patient-Specific Treatment: Medical Applications of Machine Learning”

Oct 18: TBD

Oct 25: Dr. Ron Moore, title TBD

 

If you would like to present your research please contact karen.hunter@ualberta.ca. The ATI Seminar Series is a great opportunity to promote your research, whether you’re a principal investigator or trainee! We are still looking for speakers for spring.

Within 2 weeks of each seminar, please register your attendance and provide your feedback. This information is required for our metrics reporting. Our registration platform is computer and mobile friendly! Click on the links below to go to the online self-registration portal.

You can now register and provide feedback on two seminars during the same self-registration session.

ATI Seminar Self-Registration – Edmonton

ATI Seminar Self-Registration – Calgary

Upcoming ATI Seminars

Sept 27: No Seminar Scheduled due to CST conference

Oct 4: TBD

Oct 11: Dr. Russ Greiner, “Towards Patient-Specific Treatment: Medical Applications of Machine Learning”

If you would like to present your research please contact karen.hunter@ualberta.ca. The ATI Seminar Series is a great opportunity to promote your research, whether you’re a principal investigator or trainee! We are still looking for speakers for spring.

Within 2 weeks of each seminar, please register your attendance and provide your feedback. This information is required for our metrics reporting. Our registration platform is computer and mobile friendly! Click on the links below to go to the online self-registration portal.

You can now register and provide feedback on two seminars during the same self-registration session.

ATI Seminar Self-Registration – Edmonton

ATI Seminar Self-Registration – Calgary

Reminder to CST members – Please Vote in the Board and Executive election!

The Canadian Society of Transplantation is holding an election for Board members and the Executive on September 28, 2017 for the period 2017-2019 at the annual general meeting of the membership in Halifax, Nova Scotia, from 4:30 pm to 6:00 pm.

The positions up for election are: nine (9) Board Directors including a President and Vice-President; as well as, a Secretary/Treasurer.

CST members may vote now using the electronic smartlink at any time up to the AGM. Paper ballots will be available at the AGM. To exercise your right to vote using the smartlink below (you will not require your userid/password to access). Following the link you will see voting instructions, the slate of candidates, and the ballot to make your choices. The smartlink will inform the administrative staff of who voted ensuring that only one ballot per member is cast and all votes are confidential. All votes will be considered final after submission.

**Click here to vote**

If you have any questions regarding the process, please contact Mr. Rob Gallaher, Executive Director, Canadian Society of Transplantation.