You're Invited to the NC TraCS Institute Open House!

The North Carolina Translational and Clinical Sciences (NC TraCS) Institute faculty and staff invite you to our Open House, Friday, Oct. 30 from 1 - 6 p.m.

Enjoy refreshments; tour our new space on the second floor of the Brinkhous-Bullitt Building; meet and talk with NC TraCS faculty and staff, including: research navigators, biomedical informatics analysts, and learn about the extensive clinical and translational research services and opportunities available to NC TraCS members.

Also, if you a faculty member with a potentially commercializable biodmedical idea or discovery, NC BioStart is here to help.

On-site business experts, Entrepreneurs in Residence, consult with faculty during each phase of commercializaton and provide guidance on overcoming barriers to the process.  We invite you to learn more about NC BioStart and meet its Entrepreneurs in Residence at the open house as well.

To schedule a consultation or to learn more about NC BioStart, please contact NC TraCS Central at 966-6022 or send an email to

See below for a schedule of Open House activities or, for complete details, visit our "News & Events" page online. Click here to view the invitation.

1:30 p.m. - Presentation and Q&A: Dr. John Buse
"What is translational research, who is involved and how to access the NC TraCS Pilot Program"

2:30 p.m. - Presentation and Q&A: Drs. Lisa LaVange & Javed Mostafa
"Biomedical Informatics Tools for Researchers: Clinical Data Management and Carolina Data Warehouse-Health"

2 - 3:30 p.m. - Tours of Clinical and Translational Research Center (CTRC) Memorial Hospital and Burnett-Womack locations

4 p.m. - Welcome remarks from Dr. Etta Pisano, PI and Director of NC TraCS Institute, with reception to follow.

If you can't attend the open house but you are interested in NC BioStart, please contact NC TraCS Central at 966-6022 or e-mail to schedule a consultation or learn more about the program.


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