April 10, 2014
State resources for research efforts focus of Third Friday Seminar
Oklahoma Medical Research Foundation scientist Judith A. James, M.D., Ph.D., will discuss a state program available to assist with clinical and translational research as part of the Third Friday Seminar on Friday, April 18 at noon in D-107.
The OMRF Lou C. Kerr Chair in Biomedical Research, James will present, “The Oklahoma Shared Clinical and Translational Resources: Research Infrastructure to Help Launch Junior Investigator Careers and Improve the Health of Oklahomans.”
The lecture focuses on ways researchers can utilize OSCTR, a partnership between the state’s academic research institutions, including OSU-CHS, health care organizations, American Indian tribes, the Oklahoma Department of Health, the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences and the Medical University of South Carolina. The program’s goal is to improve health and outcomes in medically underserved populations and to serve as catalyst for research efforts in Oklahoma.