Category: Conferences/Seminars

New Pharm seminar scheduled for April 9th from 5-5:50pm in L203!

April 3rd, 2014 in Conferences/Seminars

Dr. Zaheer Babar is visiting Boston University and will be guest speaking about his career. This will be a very convenient seminar for you to attend if you take PH840 on Wednesday evenings.

Dr Zaheer Babar is the Head of Pharmacy Practice at School of Pharmacy, University of Auckland, Auckland, New Zealand. A pharmacist by training and a PhD in pharmaceutical policy, Dr Babar is the recipient of prestigious “Vice Chancellor’s Research Excellence Award” from the University of Auckland in 2012. His research programme covers areas related to pharmaceutical policy and practice, encompassing access and affordability of medicines, quality use of medicines and pharmacoeconomics. He has a successful track record of attracting national and international funding in these areas of medicines policy. Dr. Babar has active research linkages with the leading universities in Australia, Europe and in the Asia Pacific Region and has acted as a consultant for  Health Action International, International Union against Tuberculosis and Lung Disease and for the Pharmaceutical Management Agency of New Zealand. He is a reviewer of top tier health policy journals and of funding bodies including Australian National Health and Medical Research Council. Dr Babar is the founding editor of Journal of Pharmaceutical Policy and Practice , www.joppp.org

Boston Young Healthcare Professionals Presents: Business Strategy and Ethics in Healthcare

March 24th, 2014 in Conferences/Seminars

Boston Young Health Professionals is hosting a business strategy and ethics in healthcare workshop on April 10th. Several pharmaceutical companies and other healthcare organizations will be there. Check out the details here!

Stay in MA scholarship opportunity for students attending events of technology and business organizations in the area

March 3rd, 2014 in Conferences/Seminars

Stay in MA is a scholarship program for Massachusetts-based college students funded by Flybridge Capital Partners. The program is focused on fostering entrepreneurship and innovation between students and the local business community by providing financial assistance to students interested in joining or attending the events of technology and business organizations in the region. Scholarships are available for any currently enrolled undergraduate or graduate student up to $100 per event per student.

Lauren Celano’s presentation on career opportunities and job search tips

March 3rd, 2014 in Conferences/Seminars

Did you miss the February 26th seminar or want to take a better look at the slides? Lauren Celano has shared her presentation on career opportunities and job search tips here: BU SPH Career Opportunities and Job Search Tips Feb 26 2014

The 3rd Annual Symposium is quickly approaching!

February 19th, 2014 in Conferences/Seminars, Events

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Drug Discovery & Therapy World Congress 2014 event in Boston June 16th-19th

February 6th, 2014 in Conferences/Seminars

DRUG DISCOVERY & THERAPY WORLD CONGRESS 2014

June 16th – 19th, 2014 (Boston, USA)

Note: Limited financial support for students available on first come first served basis.

It is our great pleasure to announce the “Drug Discovery and Therapy World Congress 2014″ (DDTWC 2014) to be held in Boston, USA, from June 16th-19th, 2014, with  Dr. Ferid Murad, Nobel Laureate and Prof. Atta-ur-Rahman, FRS as the conference Co-Presidents.   

The DDTWC 2014 will highlight cutting-edge advances in all major disciplines of Drug Discovery and Drug Therapy.  This four-day event will feature recent findings from leading industrial, clinical and academic experts in the field, in the form of lectures and posters.  The DDTWC 2014 will be unique in promoting the translational nature of modern biomedical and pharmaceutical research, with both scientists and clinicians associated with either patient care or with drug discovery research.  A number of Nobel Laureates will deliver keynote lectures at the conference. 

The previous conferences of this series of events were held in Dubai in February 2008-2013 and in Boston in June 2013.  Thirty Nobel Laureates and more than 5000 international delegates participated in these conferences!  They were outstanding successes by all accounts.   Please view the comments of delegates at the conference website http://www.ddtwc.com/

 This is an incredible opportunity to showcase your basic research, clinical findings and practices in the various thematic sessions, covering both pre-clinical and clinical research. To view the complete list of tracks, please visit http://www.ddtwc.com/

Abstracts for consideration as Invited Lectures, Session Lectures and Poster Presentations can be submitted to us at qasit@ddtwc.com All submitted abstracts received will be reviewed on the basis of scientific merit, novelty and practical application.  Due to the limited slots available, only the best abstracts will be selected. The abstracts of the conference and a selection of the proceedings will be published in a high Impact Factor journal by an international publisher. We suggest that all interested participants register and book their hotel in Boston as early as possible

Please join us in Boston for both work and enjoyment in June 2014 to explore a plethora of information on current research in drug discovery and therapy and to network with fellow academics and industrial researchers.

Register Today and Take Advantage of the Early-Bird Reduced Registration Fee!

DEADLINE FOR ABSTRACT SUBMISSION: April 15th, 2014

Discover Boston & Drug Discovery! Registration to the conference also includes:

1. Lunches during the conference

2. Daily Coffee and refreshments

We look forward to welcoming you at the DDTWC 2014, Boson, USA!

Sincerely yours,

Organizing Secretariat, DDTWC 2014
One Boston Place 
26th Floor 
Boston, MA, 02108 

Pharmacy Systems to Improve Adherence and Drug Supply with the Director of Right to Care

January 28th, 2014 in Conferences/Seminars

Please join the Department of International Health and Center for Global Health and Development as we welcome Dr. Ian Sanne, the Director of Right to Care, an organization that pioneered the expansion of antiretroviral therapy in South Africa and a long time partner of CGHD in studying the economics of HIV and ART.

Join us for an afternoon brown bag lunch session on “Pharmacy Systems to Improve Adherence and Drug Supply.”

Friday, January 31st

Noon-1pm in CT305

Spring 2014 Seminar Series Dates Announced

January 8th, 2014 in Conferences/Seminars

The complete list of seminars (all in L112 on Tuesdays at 5pm) is below:

January 14th
January 28th
February 11th
February 25th
March 18th
March 25th
April 15th
April 22nd

(Please just keep in mind that you need to show up for a minimum of 18 seminars: averaging 6 per semester if you are finishing your MPH in 3 semesters, although we suggest you attend all to get the most out of the guest speakers we host.)

Quintiles presentation at the seminar on November 12th

November 13th, 2013 in Conferences/Seminars

In case you missed the presentation from Quintiles, please find their slides attached: Quintiles Presentation_12NOV13

Networking Events passed on from Propel Careers!

October 22nd, 2013 in Conferences/Seminars, Events

 

  • Wednesday, October 23rd, 2013
    Event: Science Shaping Our World- SHOW: Regenerative Medicine Improving Stem Cell Delivery
    Event Organizer: SHOW
    Location: Folkman Auditorium- Enders Building, Boston Children’s Hospital, 320 Longwood Avenue, Boston MA
    Time: 5:30pm-9:00pm
    For more information: https://showoctober2013.eventbrite.com/

 

  • Thursday, October 24th, 2013
    Event: Leadership Through Disruptive Change
    Event Organizer: The Bioscience Network, Inc.
    Location: The Law offices of Bingham McCutchen, 1 Federal Street, Boston MA
    Time: 5:30pm-9:00pm
    To register: https://leadershipdisruption.eventbrite.com/

 

  • Thursday, October 24th, 2013
    Event: Escaping Career Quicksand: Tips to Get Unstuck and Catapult Your Career
    Event Organizer: WEST- Advancing Women in the Business of Science & Technology
    Location: Cambridge, MA
    Time: 6:00pm-9:00pm
    For more information: http://www.westorg.org/2013-10-24-escaping-career-quicksand

 

 

 

 

  • Thursday, October 24th – Friday, October 25th, 2013
    Event: Medical Device Innovation- Logistics and Case Studies Panel Discussion & Networking Event
    Event Organizer: The Biomedical Engineering Society Boston Industry Chapter (BMES)
    Location: Boston University Life Science and Engineering Building, 24 Cummington Street, Boston MA
    For more information: http://bmes.org/calendar_day.asp?date=10/24/2013&event=59 – !

 

  • Monday, October 28th, 2013
    Event: Sixth PIB Biomedical Series Event: Policies on Biomedical Research, Italian and American Models
    Event Organizer: Professionisti Italiani a Boston and the Consulate General of Italy in Boston
    Location: American Academy of Arts and Sciences, Cambridge MA
    Time: 6:00pm-9:00pm
    For more information: http://archive.constantcontact.com/fs103/1104667042190/archive/1114323401911.html – LETTER.BLOCK41

 

 

 

  • Tuesday, October 29th, 2013
    Event: Solutions with/in/sight: Women on the Front Lines in the Fight Against Cancer
    Event Organizer: The David H. Koch Institute For Integrative Cancer Research
    Location: The Koch Institute at MIT, 500 Main Street, Cambridge MA
    Time: 6:00pm-8:30pm
    For more information: https://www.regonline.com/builder/site/Default.aspx?EventID=128953

 

 

 

  • Tuesday, November 5th, 2013
    Event: A Conversation with Deborah Dunsire – Translating Science into Business
    Event Organizer: WEST- Advancing Women in the Business of Science & Technology
    Location: The Conference Center at Bentley University, Wilder Pavilion Amphitheater (room 165) within the Adamian Academic Center, 175 Forest Street, Waltham MA
    Time: 6:30pm-9:00pm
    For more information: http://www.westorg.org/2013-11-05-a-conversation-with-deborah-dunsir

 

  • Wednesday, November 6th, 2013
    Event: Career Possibilities: Speed Networking Night
    Event Organizer: WEST- Advancing Women in the Business of Science & Technology
    Location: Microsoft, One Cambridge Center, 4th Floor, Cambridge MA
    Time: 6:00pm-9:00pm
    For more information: http://www.westorg.org/2013-11-06-career-possibilities

 

  • Wednesday, November 6th, 2013
    Event: Career Possibilities: Speed Networking Night
    Event Organizer: WEST- Advancing Women in the Business of Science & Technology
    Location: Microsoft, One Cambridge Center, 4th Floor, Cambridge MA
    Time: 6:00pm-9:00pm
    For more information: http://www.westorg.org/2013-11-06-career-possibilities

 

 

  • Friday, November 8th, 2013
    Event: The Activated Egg Symposium
    Event Organizer: The Bedford Stem Cell Research Foundation
    Location: Northeastern’s Henderson House, 99 Westcliff Road, Weston MA
    For more information: http://www.bedfordresearch.org/symposium/november-2013

 

 

  • Thursday, November 14th, 2013
    Event: The Successful You, 2013 Women’s Leadership Forum
    Event Organizer: Microsoft New England and The Commonwealth Institute
    Location: Microsoft New England R&D Center, 1 Memorial Drive, Cambridge MA
    Time: 9:00am-5:00pm
    For more information: http://microsoftcambridge.com/successfulyou/

 

  • Thursday, November 14th, 2013
    Event: The Massachusetts Biotech Super Cluster: A Panel Discussion on Trends in Real Estate Development
    Event Organizer: ISPE Boston Chapter
    Location: Genzyme Center, Cambridge MA
    Time: 5:30pm-8:30pm
    For more information: http://www.ispeboston.org/events/registration.htm?eventID=298

 

 

 

  • Thursday, November 21st, 2013
    Event: 2nd Annual BWH Research Day
    Event Organizer: Brigham and Women’s Hospital
    Location: Brigham and Women’s Hospital, Boston MA
    Time: 8:00am-6:30pm
    To register: http://bwhresearchday.partners.org/register/

 

 

  • Thursday, December 5th – Friday, December 6th, 2013
    Event: French American Innovation Day
    Event Organizer: Harvard OST and Inserm, Inserm Transfert, and Inserm Transfert Initiative (The French National Institute of Health and Medical Research)
    Location: Joseph B. Martin Conference Center of Harvard Medical School
    Stay tuned for more information
    Monday, December 9th – Wednesday, December 11th, 2013
    Event: The Health Care Technological Innovation Program- From Idea to Commercialization
    Event Organizer: The Faculty of Management of Tel-Aviv University, the Israel Life Science Industry Organization (ILSI), LAHAV – Executive Education at the Faculty of Management, The Center for Medicine in the Public Interest, and the International Institute for Biotechnology Entrepreneurship
    For more information: http://biomedmanagement.tau.ac.il/
    Thursday, December 12th, 2013
    Event: Fireside Chat Author Series- Marjan Kamali
    Event Organizer: WEST- Advancing Women in the Business of Science & Technology
    Location: Microsoft New England Research and Development Center, 1 Memorial Drive, Cambridge MA
    Time: 6:30pm-8:30pm
    For more information: http://www.westorg.org/2013-12-12-fireside-chat-with-marjan-kamali

 

  • Thursday, January 23rd, 2014
    Event: Building Individual and Team Leadership- Unleashing Potential at all Levels
    Event Organizer: WEST- Advancing Women in the Business of Science & Technology
    Location: Cambridge, MA
    Time: 6:00pm-9:00pm
    For more information: http://www.westorg.org/2014-01-23-team-leadership

 

  • Saturday, February 1st – Monday, February 3rd, 2014
    Event: 18th European Career Fair
    Event Organizer: MIT European Club
    Location: MIT, Cambridge MA
    For more information: https://www.euro-career.com/

 

  • Tuesday, February 11th, 2014
    Event: Fireside Chat Author Series- Jodi Detjen
    Event Organizer: WEST- Advancing Women in the Business of Science & Technology
    Location: Dassault Systèmes, 175 Wyman Street, Executive Briefing Center, Water Building, Waltham MA
    Time: 6:30pm-9:00pm
    For more information: http://www.westorg.org/2014-02-11-fireside-chat-with-jodi-detjen