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June 2017

The Genetics of Autism

June 23, 2017 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Rayburn House Office Building, Room 2044, 45 Independence Ave SW
Washington, DC 20515 United States
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Join pioneering autism researcher, Matthew State, MD, PhD, who will discuss the profound scientific opportunities that are rapidly accelerating progress in autism research. The advent of genome sequencing has allowed…

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July 2017

NIH 101: An Introduction to the National Institutes of Health

July 14, 2017 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Rayburn House Office Building, Room 2043, 45 Independence Ave SW
Washington, DC 20515 United States
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The National Institutes of Health is the world’s leading supporter of fundamental discovery that extends healthy lives and reduces the burden of illness.  Thanks to the Congressional investment, NIH-supported research…

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Shining a Light on the Treatment of Alzheimer’s Disease

July 26, 2017 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Cannon House Office Building, Room 121, 27 Independence Ave SE
Washington, DC 20003 United States
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Today, an estimated 5.5 million people in the U.S. suffer from Alzheimer’s disease or some other form of dementia.  The number is expected to double every 20 years as life…

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September 2017

Rally for Medical Research Hill Day

September 13, 2017 @ 3:00 pm - September 14, 2017 @ 5:00 pm
Grand Hyatt, Washington DC, 1000 H St NW
Washington, DC 20001 United States

300 national organizations coming together in support of medical research.

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Is Your Child at Risk for Developing Cancer?

September 27, 2017 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Rayburn House Office Building, Room 2060, 45 Independence Ave SW
Washington, DC 20515 United States
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Joshua Schiffman, MD, Huntsman Cancer Institute

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March 2018

How Do Our Bodies Process Medicine?

March 16 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Rayburn House Office Building, Room 2043, 45 Independence Ave SW
Washington, DC 20515 United States
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Speaker Namandje Bumpus, PhD Johns Hopkins Medicine

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April 2018

What Role Does Science Have in Solving the Opioid Crisis?

April 11 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Rayburn House Office Building, Room 2043, 45 Independence Ave SW
Washington, DC 20515 United States
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Speaker Peter W. Kalivas, PhD Medical University of South Carolina

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May 2018

Medical Marijuana: Is It the Medical Panacea Some Hope It to be?

May 9 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Rayburn House Office Building
Washington, 20010 United States
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Speaker Kent Hutchison, PhD University of Colorado, Boulder

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June 2018

Is a Universal Flu Vaccine Possible?

June 20 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Rayburn House Office Building, Room 2043, 45 Independence Ave SW
Washington, DC 20515 United States
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Speaker James Crowe, MD Vanderbilt Vaccine Center

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September 2018

Breaking Down Scientific Silos: Identifying Commonalities Across Diseases

September 14 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Rayburn House Office Building, Room 2043, 45 Independence Ave SW
Washington, DC 20515 United States
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Speaker Nevan J. Krogan, PhD UCSF School of Medicine

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October 2018

A Revolutionary Look at Evolution

October 5 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Rayburn House Office Building, Room 2043, 45 Independence Ave SW
Washington, DC 20515 United States
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Speaker Neil Shubin, PhD University of Chicago

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