Clinical Research 2016 Agenda

Thursday, November 10, 2016

Registration is closed

8:30 AM
Registration & Breakfast

9:20 AM
Welcome & Opening Remarks
Kevin J. Tracey, MD
President and CEO, The Feinstein Institute for Medical Research, Northwell Health

9:30 AM
Clinical Research within Northwell Health: The Opportunity
Cynthia Hahn
Chief of Staff, The Feinstein Institute for Medical Research, Northwell Health

9:55 AM
From Bench to Bedside and Bedside to Home: The Arc of Neurosurgery Research
John A. Boockvar, MD
Vice Chairman, Department of Neurosurgery; Director, Brain Tumor and Pituitary/Neuroendocrine Centers; Lenox Hill Hospital/Manhattan Eye, Ear and Throat Hospital; Investigator, Brain Tumor Laboratory, Feinstein Institute for Medical Research, Northwell Health; Professor of Neurosurgery and Otolaryngology, Hofstra Northwell School of Medicine

10:20 AM
Engaging in Clinical Research as a System
Christina Brennan, MD, MBA
Vice President, Clinical Research, Northwell Health

10:45 AM – Break

11:15 AM
Thromboembolic Disease – Shifting Paradigms in Clinical Research: The Northwell ACTS Experience
Alex C. Spyropoulos, MD, FACP, FCCP, FRCPC
Professor of Medicine, Hofstra Northwell School of Medicine; Feinstein Investigator, Center for Heart and Lung Research, The Feinstein Institute for Medical Research; System Director, Anticoagulation and Clinical Thrombosis Services, Northwell Health at Lenox Hill Hospital

11:40 AM
Clinical Research in Liver Disease: We can and Have Made a Difference!
David Bernstein, MD, FAASLD, FACG, FACP, FAGA
Vice Chair of Medicine for Clinical Trials; Chief, Division of Hepatology and Sandra Atlas Bass Center for Liver Diseases, Northwell Health; Professor of Medicine and Educational Sciences, Hofstra Northwell School of Medicine

12:05 PM
Promoting Patient Decision Making in the Medical Context: Developing a New Paradigm
Michael A. Diefenbach, PhD
Professor, Director of Behavioral Research, Department of Medicine and Urology, Northwell Health

12:30 PM – Lunch

1:30 PM
The Role of the Internet and Social Media in Reducing the Duration of Untreated Mental Illness
John M. Kane, MD
Chairman, Deptartment of Psychiatry, The Zucker Hillside Hospital; Senior VP for Behavioral Health Services, Northwell Health; Professor and Chairman, Department of Psychiatry, Hofstra Northwell School of Medicine

1:55 PM
Systemic Lupus Erythematosus: Moving the Field Forward
Meggan Mackay, MD, MS
Investigator, Center for Autoimmune & Musculoskeletal Disease, The Feinstein Institute for Medical Research, Northwell Health; Associate Professor, Molecular Medicine and Medicine, Hofstra Northwell School of Medicine; Co-director of the Clinical Research Unit; Autoimmune Disease Center
Cynthia Aranow, MD
Investigator, Center for Autoimmune and Musculoskeletal Disorders, The Feinstein Institute for Medical Research, Northwell Health; Associate Professor of Molecular Medicine and Medicine, Hofstra Northwell School of Medicine; Co-director of the Clinical Research Unit; Autoimmune Disease Center

2:20 PM
New Discoveries of the Anatomy, Physiology and Neurophysiology of the Esophagus
Larry S. Miller, MD
Chief, Division of Gastroenterology, Northwell Health

2:45 PM
Alzheimer’s Disease Research at the Feinstein Institute
Peter Davies, PhD
Scientific Director, Litwin-Sucker Center for Research on Alzheimer’s Disease, Feinstein Institute for Medical Research, Northwell Health

3:10 PM
Closing Remarks
Kevin J. Tracey, MD
President and CEO, The Feinstein Institute for Medical Research, Northwell Health

3:20 PM – Reception