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This section lists upcoming meetings, past meetings, and relevant assets from each of the POCTRN centers.

Upcoming Events

50th Union World Conference on Lung Health

Ending the Emergency: Science, Leadership, Action

30 October - 2 November 2019

Presentations by C-THAN funded Investigator and pilot project awardee, Dr. Jerry Cangelosi.

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November 20-22, 2019

Keynote Speakers & Sessions' Agenda Announced!

Keynote speakers include:

  • Defining and Solving Unmet Medical Needs: A Clinical Perspective
    • Mira Irons, MD – American Medical Association
  • The Promise of Point of Care Technologies
    • Geoffrey Ling, MD PhD – Johns Hopkins University
  • Case Studies – The Long & Winding Road from Tech Development to Patients
    • Rosalind Picard, PhD – Massachusetts Institute of Technology
    • David Alland, MD – Rutgers University

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Past Events

Webinar: Clinical Trials - Information To Help You Plan Your Next Steps

Wednesday, October 30, 2019, 2PM

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Webinar: Point of Care Tests - How Can We Learn What Clinicians and Patients Want?

August 27, 2019, 2PM

View recorded webinar

GLUE Lecture Series: Tales from the ICU

July 22, 2019 - 12:15 - 1:15PM


Webinar: Understanding the FDA - Accelerating the Pathway to Approval for Point-of-Care Technologies

May 28, 2019 - 2PM

View recorded webinar

Download the slides

Northwestern Biomedical Engineering Department Seminar Series 2019: Climate Change is Increasing TB Transmission - And What Can Be Done About It

May 23, 2019 4-5PM

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Webinar: Ensuring Success of Point of Care Technologies with a Systems Engineering Approach

March 12, 2019

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Cambridge HealthTech Institute's 8th Annual Point of Care Diagnostics Conference
Exploring the Role of Rapid Diagnostics in Personalized Medicine

March 11-13, 2019

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2019 CUGH Conference

March 8 - 10, 2019

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C-THAN Annual Symposium

January 21-24, 2019, Cape Town, South Africa

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