New series: “Innovation Rounds” will bring people together to learn, support, encourage, and discuss innovative ideas and solutions for health and the health care system and to facilitate relationships between health researchers, commercial partners, students, health centre foundations, and others.
Immunovaccine Inc. is a clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company dedicated to making immunotherapy more effective, more broadly applicable, and more widely available to people facing cancer and infectious diseases. The company develops cancer immunotherapies and infectious disease vaccines based on the DepoVax™ platform. This talk explores the development of the platform from the preclinical stage through to current clinical development, highlighting the unique challenges of developing new therapies in Atlantic Canada.
Speaker: Marianne Stanford, Vice President, Research at Immunovaccine Inc.
When: Wednesday, November 9, 8-9 AM
Where: Weather Watch Room, 5th Floor Dickson Building, VG Site, 5820 University Avenue or remotely via Lync
RSVP to Elaine.Strohm@nshealth.ca
Topic: How industry partnerships help move research into clinical care
Speakers: Dr. Steven Beyea and Ms. Denise Lalanne, Biomedical Translational Imaging Centre (BIOTIC)
Date: Wednesday, April 6, 2016 8-9 AM
Location: Weather Watch Room, 5th Floor Dickson Building (VG Site), 5820 University Ave. Halifax NS
Speaker: Dr. Daniel Boyd, Co-Founder and Chief Scientific Officer ABK Biomedical; Department of Diagnostic Radiology, School of Biomedical Engineering and Faculty of Dentistry, Dalhousie University
Date: Wednesday, May 11, 2016 8-9 AM
Location: Weather Watch Room, 5th Floor Dickson Building (VG Site), 5820 University Ave. Halifax, NS
To Register Contact Research Development, NSHA and IWK: Elaine.Strohm@nshealth.ca or call 902.473.7564
Join us for the first Hacking Health Halifax Cafe! Hacking Health Cafés are informal meetups to discuss and debate digital health topics – where people and ideas mingle.
Hacking Health aims to transform healthcare by connecting healthcare professionals with designers, developers, innovators and entrepreneurs to build realistic, human-centric solutions to front-line healthcare problems.
Who should attend? Anyone is welcome, so long as you have a passion for innovation and a willingness to share your expertise.
The IWK Health Centre is respected for its world-class research into disorders and diseases affecting women, children, youth and families and is home to many leading research centres.
Learn more about our research centres by visiting one of the links below.
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