Details: We’re pleased to invite you to the third annual ACCM Research Retreat Thursday February 8th 2018 at 5:00 pm in Chevy Chase Conference Room. Attending the Retreat is a unique opportunity to learn about research and innovation in the Department, and to network with colleagues on current or future discovery projects. The 2018 Retreat centers on the theme of Engineering in Medicine, relating it to technology development, entrepreneurship and commercialization. Participants will gain practical knowledge on how to effectively leverage promising concepts and designs into prototypes and marketable products. They will be able to identify people and systems in ACCM and JHU that support entrepreneuring academicians.
Distinguished speakers on this year’s Retreat include Dr. Michael Miller, Professor and Director of the Department of Biomedical Engineering; Dr. Jennifer Elisseeff, Professor of Biomedical Engineering and CEO of Advanced Tissue Science; Dr. Sharon Gerecht, Professor of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering and Director of the Institute for NanBioTechnology; Greg Hager, Professor of Computer Science and Director of the Malone Center; and Rai Winslow Professor of Biomedical Engineering and Director if the Institute for Computational Medicine. Other Retreat highlights include ACCM investigators who will be giving “Shark Tank” style pitches for engagement on their research programs and a chance to win a first place prize.