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ITHS/We-Reach Innovation Symposium & ITHS Translational Science Expo

September 30, 2022 @ 2:45 pm - 6:45 pm

How do you translate innovations from great ideas to successful medicine? Institute of Translational Health Sciences (ITHS) Expo will help answer that question in a multifaceted celebration of process, perseverance and accomplishment.

ITHS will host the annual Innovation Symposium and Translational Science Expo. This gathering is an opportunity for ITHS-supported researchers from Seattle and across Washington, Wyoming, Alaska, Montana and Idaho to share their work, network and learn from colleagues at every stage of the translational science journey.

Keynote Speakers:
  • Bonnie Ramsey, MD, ITHS co-principal investigator, who developed a national clinical trial network supported by Cystic Fibrosis Foundation and led clinical trials that enabled these cystic fibrosis drugs’ development and approval
  • Michael Welsh, MD, at University of Iowa, who made key discoveries to understand how different CFTR mutations cause cells to malfunction
  • Paul Negulescu, PhD, at Vertex Pharmaceuticals, who led the identification and development of cystic fibrosis drugs

Q&A Moderator:

  • Nora Disis, MD, principal investigator at ITHS.


September 30, 2022
2:45 pm - 6:45 pm
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Burke Museum of Natural History and Culture
4303 Memorial Way Northeast
Seattle, WA 98105
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