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Navigating the Manufacturing Process and Assuring the Quality of Regenerative Medicine Therapies - A Workshop
Date: June 26, 2017 (8:30 AM Eastern)
On June 26, 2017, the Forum on Regenerative Medicine will host a public workshop to examine and discuss challenges, opportunities, and best practices associated with defining and measuring the quality of cell and tissue products and raw materials in the research and manufacturing of regenerative medicine therapies. The goal of the workshop will be to learn from existing examples of manufacturing of early generation regenerative medicine products and to address how progress could be made in identifying and measuring critical quality attributes as well as designing and adhering to standards to help in the navigation of the scale-up process from a research laboratory to the manufacturing environment. Stakeholders, which may include research scientists, clinicians, patients, regulators, and representatives from pharmaceutical and biotech companies, will be invited to present their perspectives and participate in discussions throughout the day.
Meeting 4: Committee on the Review of the Health Effects of Electronic Nicotine Delivery Systems (ENDS)
Date: June 29, 2017 - June 30, 2017 (8:30 AM Eastern)
The fourth closed ENDS Committee meeting will be held June 29-30, 2017, in the Keck Center.
Accelerating Progress to Reduce Alcohol-Impaired Driving Fatalities, Meeting 4
Date: July 12, 2017 - July 13, 2017 (8:30 AM Eastern)
On July 12, 2017, the Committee on Accelerating Progress to Reduce Alcohol-Impaired Driving Fatalities will hold its fourth meeting.
Improving Diagnosis in Health Care: An Implementation Workshop
Date: July 17, 2017 (7:30 AM Eastern)
The National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine will hold an implementation workshop for the 2015 report, Improving Diagnosis in Health Care, on July 17, 2017. Workshop participants will examine the progress that has been made since the report’s release and discuss additional opportunities to improve diagnosis.
Community-Based Health Literacy Interventions: A Workshop
Date: July 19, 2017 (9:00 AM Eastern)
The Roundtable on Health Literacy will host a one-day public workshop that will feature moderated panels, invited presentations, and discussions of community-based health literacy interventions.
Translating the Results of Hurricane Sandy Research Grants into Policy and Operations: A Workshop
Date: July 20, 2017 (8:30 AM Eastern)
An ad hoc committee of 6-8 members will organize a 1-day public workshop in Washington, D.C. to explore research findings and discuss opportunities for translation to future preparedness and response efforts.
Meeting 5: Standing Committee on Medical and Public Health Research During Large-Scale Emergency Events
Date: July 21, 2017 (8:30 AM Eastern)
The Standing Committee on Medical and Public Health Research During Large-Scale Emergency Events will meet on July 21, 2017 in Washington, DC.
Long-term Survivorship Care after Cancer Treatment: A Workshop
Date: July 24, 2017 - July 25, 2017 (8:00 AM Eastern)
The workshop will examine progress in cancer survivorship care over the past decade and to consider potential actions to improve the planning, management, and delivery of cancer survivorship care.
The Neurocognitive and Psychosocial Impacts of Violence: A Workshop
Date: July 31, 2017 - August 1, 2017 (8:30 AM Eastern)
The Forum on Global Violence Prevention will hold a two-day public workshop on the science surrounding the impacts of exposure to violence and trauma on both neurocognitive and psychosocial outcomes with a strong focus on exposure in childhood, and other aspects such as refugee health and/or PTSD in returning combatants.
Preparing for a Rapid Response to Major Marine Oil and Gas Spills: A Workshop on Research Needs to Protect the Health and Well-being of Communities
Date: August 2, 2017 - August 3, 2017 (8:30 AM Eastern)
On August 2-3, the Standing Committee on Medical and Public Health Research During Large-Scale Emergency Events will host a public workshop in Washington, DC.