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Transgenic and Chimeric Neuroscience Research: Exploring the Scientific Opportunities Afforded by New Nonhuman Primate Models — A Workshop
Date: October 4, 2018 (8:30 AM Eastern)
The Forum on Neuroscience and Nervous System Disorders proposes to host a public workshop bringing together key stakeholders to advance the discussions that emerged from the three National Institutes of Health meetings scheduled in June and July 2017 to address the opioid epidemic, and examine potential implementation barriers and opportunities related to the proposed approaches discussed.
Meeting #2 - Committee on a National Strategy for Cancer Control in the United States
Date: October 8, 2018 - October 10, 2018 (8:00 AM Pacific)
The second meeting of the Committee on a National Strategy for Cancer Control in the United States will be on October 8-10, 2018 at the Arnold and Mabel Beckman Center of the National Academies located at 100 Academy Drive, Irvine, CA 92617. All days will be closed sessions.
Improving Cancer Diagnosis and Care: The Clinical Application of Computational Methods in Precision Oncology: A Workshop
Date: October 29, 2018 - October 30, 2018 (8:00 AM Eastern)
The workshop will be held on October 29 – 30, 2018 to examine the clinical use of high-dimensional omics data and computational methods in precision oncology research and clinical care.
Pain and Symptom Management for People with Serious Illness in the Context of the Opioid Epidemic: A Workshop
Date: November 29, 2018 (8:00 AM Eastern)
An ad hoc committee will plan and host a one-day workshop to examine ways to best address the pain and symptom management needs of people with serious illness in the context of widespread opioid use disorder, including consideration of the underlying socioeconomic factors that contribute to the epidemic.
Developing and Sustaining an Effective and Resilient Oncology Careforce: A Workshop
Date: February 11, 2019 - February 12, 2019 (8:00 AM Eastern)
The National Cancer Policy Forum workshop, scheduled for February 11-12, 2019, will provide a venue for the cancer community to examine the impact of evolving trends in cancer incidence and care on the oncology careforce.