UD’s Mia Papas, assistant professor of behavioral health and nutrition, explains her research to Chris Pennington of Nemours at the 2012 DHSA research symposium.

May 10: DHSA research symposium

Alliance to consider 'Transitions Toward Clinical Translational Research'

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10:42 a.m., April 17, 2013--The Delaware Health Sciences Alliance (DHSA) will host its fifth annual research symposium, “Transitions Toward Clinical Translational Research,” on Friday, May 10, from 7:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m. at the University of Delaware’s John M. Clayton Hall in Newark, Del.

The event will comprise talks and breakout sessions covering a variety of topics including clinical translational research in Delaware, the Delaware Valley CTSI, the Delaware INBRE, CTSA resources and services, informatics, and education, training, and career development.

Research Stories

'Preforming' magic

Tsu-Wei Chou, Pierre S. du Pont Chair of Engineering at the University of Delaware, is part of an international team of researchers that is examining the feasibility of using additive manufacturing to produce 3D preforms.

Learning from leeches

In order to get a better grasp on the biodiversity of mammals in Sumatra, University of Delaware graduate student Sarah Weiskopf spent two weeks collecting leeches in Bukit Barisan Selatan National Park and conducting genetic analyses of their blood meals.

Visit the website to download the conference agenda or to register.

About DHSA

The Delaware Health Sciences Alliance was established in 2009 with four founding partners — Christiana Care Health System, Nemours/Alfred I. duPont Hospital for Children, Thomas Jefferson University and the University of Delaware.

The alliance enables partner organizations to collaborate and conduct cutting-edge biomedical research, to improve the health of Delawareans through access to services in the state and region, and to educate the next generation of health care professionals.

DHSA’s unique, broad-based partnership focuses on establishing innovative collaborations among experts in medical education and practice, health economics and policy, population sciences, public health, and biomedical sciences and engineering. For more information, visit the DHSA website.

Photo by Cindy Brodoway, Nemours

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