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January/February 2013

Investigator Spotlight

Pursuing Epigenetics as a Tool to Fight Cancer
Epigenetics, or how DNA is utilized and packaged in cells, plays a big role in cancer development. Steven Kuerbitz, MD, Director of Stem Cell Transplantation at Akron Children’s Hospital, spoke on this exciting area of genetics research at the Rebecca D. Considine Research Institute Translational Science Seminar in November. Read more
Watch interview with Dr. Kuerbitz

Research News

Grants Designed to Facilitate Collaborations
For the second year, Akron Children’s Hospital and Kent State University are joining to facilitate interdisciplinary collaborative grant development and increase the number of federal grant submissions from the two institutions by providing pilot funds of up to $10,000. Read more

Study Looks at How to Help New Nurses Succeed
Newly licensed nurses often feel overwhelmed on the job. More than 40 percent report making medication errors and about 25 percent leave their first job within a year of practice. Helping ease their transition into the workforce is the impetus behind a national study in which Akron Children’s Hospital is participating. Read more

Translational Science Seminar

ABIA Helps Researchers Turn Ideas into Reality
Austen BioInnovation Institute in Akron (ABIA) partners with researchers to help them take ideas from concept to commercialization. R. Michael Davis, ABIA Case Manager/Market Analyst, Medical Device Development Center, explained how the process works at the most recent Translational Science Seminar at Akron Children’s Hospital. Watch his presentation 

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Translational Science Seminar

Ecosystem for pediatric device innovation in NE Ohio
Wednesday, Feb. 20, Noon to 1 p.m.
Speaker: Brian L. Davis, PhD, Chairman, Department of Biomedical Engineering, University of Akron
Considine Professional Building

Research Methodology Seminar Series

Non-parametric Statistical Testing
Wednesday, Feb. 27, Noon to 1 p.m.
Instructor: Lillian Prince, MS, MSEd
Considine Professional Building


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