Meetings/Events - POCTRN

In response to the COVID-19 pandemic, the RADx program was formed to accelerate the development, validation, and commercialization of innovative point-of-care and home-based tests, as well as improvements to clinical laboratory tests, that can directly detect SARS-CoV-2, the virus that causes COVID-19.

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

Upcoming Events

RADx Tech COVID19 Webinar Series: As the Coronavirus Pandemic Unfolds...

Regulatory Affairs on the RADx Frontlines: Perspective from a Point-of-Care Technology Research Center

August 4, 2020 2:00PM ET

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Past Events

RADx Tech COVID19 Webinar Series: As the Coronavirus Pandemic Unfolds...
User Centered Design for Rapid Acceleration of Diagnostics for COVID-19

July 21, 2020, 2:00PM ET

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Webinar: Rapid Acceleration of the Diagnosis of COVID-19: New Technologies for the Re-opening of Businesses and Schools

July 10, 2020 12:00PM CT/1:00PM ET

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RADx Tech COVID19 Webinar Series: As the Coronavirus Pandemic Unfolds...
The Challenges of COVID-19 / SARS-CoV-2 Diagnostics

July 7, 2020, 2:00PM EDT

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CAPCaT: Big Company Little Company Strategic Partnerships Showcase Event

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RADx-UP Funding Opportunities and Webinar

June 25 at 2:00 pm EDT and July 1 at 3:00 pm EDT

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Webinar - Institute for Global Health Seminar Series: Innovations in COVID-19 Diagnostic Testing

Friday, May 1, 2020 

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GLUE Lecture Series: Establishing a Viable Business Model for your Medical Device

Monday, Feb. 24
12:15 - 1:15 pm

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GLUE Lecture Series: Channeling your Inner MacGyver. Engineers and physicians working together to creatively and effectively address clinical needs in low resource settings.

Wednesday, Dec. 4 
12:15 - 1:15 pm

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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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The Promise of the Next Generation of Wearables

November 12, 2019

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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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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

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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

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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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