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Research Month - Johnson and Johnson Innovation, JLABS: Engagement and Entrepreneurship to Advance Innovation
Faculty, staff, clinicians, students, and biotechnology entrepreneurs will learn about the unique capabilities of Johnson & Johnson – Innovation, JLABS, Washington, DC, and the various ways they can engage with JLABS to advance their research commercialization. The JLABS model is built to engage in external innovation and provide a pathway to commercialization for early-stage companies engaged in biotechnology research and development.
Disinformation and Social Media During a Pandemic
In four linked presentations, the Digital Informers will: 1) problematize the issue of disinformation (Angela Pashayan); 2) explore the history of disinformation in the Black community (Natalie Gayles); 3) explore the role social media plays in spreading disinformation to the Black community (Dr. Roger Caruth); 4) look at the consequences of disinformation during a pandemic (Dr. Keesha Middlemass); and then 5) conclude with best practices on how to combat disinformation on social media (Dr. Bahiyyah Muhammad).
Success and Resilience Among Black Children of Incarcerated Parents
Interdisciplinary Research Building
Facts About PASC ('Long COVID')
The Research Centers in Minority Institutions (RCMI) Community Engagement Core at the College of Medicine presents the second in a series of interactive and informational wellness open dialogues for all guests within and outside the Howard University community. This event is virtual and registration is required to participate. We are featuring speakers from HU, George Washington, Unity Healthcare, and the Ward 8 wellness community.
John W. Downing Jr,. and Melvin E. Jenkins Lectureship
W Lester Henry Auditorium, Howard University Hospital
These biennial lectureships are being combined this year into one larger event, featuring 3 speakers under the topic of "Humanism in Healthcare." This can be attended in person or virtually. The in-person event will include lunch. This event it free but registration is required.
Pfizer 3D Drug Discovery and Development Workshop
● What does it take to develop an innovative drug from early target ideas through clinical trials to the market? ● What are the key decisions that the project team has to make in order to shorten the development time, contain costs, and beat the competition in the marketplace? ● How do internal and external investors trade off critical factors (technical, financial, regulatory and commercial) to maintain a competitive portfolio for long term growth? ● What are the kind of time, money, and risk trade-offs teams have to consider as they advance a project?