Explore health care technologies at Indiana CTSI Purdue Retreat

WEST LAFAYETTE, INDIANA ­­– Researchers across the state are invited to explore emerging health care technologies at the Indiana Clinical and Translational Sciences Institute’s annual retreat at Purdue University on Friday, Jan. 25, in West Lafayette, Indiana.

snow-covered purdue campus

Winter at Purdue University. (Mark Simons/ Purdue University)

This year’s retreat, aimed at highlighting Indiana CTSI programs and services, will be held from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. in Purdue’s Burton D. Morgan Center for Entrepreneurship, 1201 W. State St. The event will also offer valuable opportunities to network with research colleagues and connect with potential collaborators.

The Indiana CTSI is a statewide research partnership among Purdue University, Indiana University and the University of Notre Dame. The institute, which has been continuously funded since 2008 by multi-million dollar grants from the National Institutes of Health, brings together the state’s brightest minds to accelerate scientific discovery and improve health in Indiana.

A full agenda is available below or you can download the pdf version.

The event is free and open to the public. Attendees are asked to please register in advance for planning purposes.


Indiana CTSI Retreat at Purdue
“Assistive Technologies for Healthcare”

Jan 25, 2019

 Burton D. Morgan Center for Entrepreneurship
1201 W State St, West Lafayette, IN 47906
(Google map: https://goo.gl/maps/6iUQhFFdj1H2)

8:00 am Registration and Breakfast MRGN Atrium


8:30 am Welcome – Connie Weaver

Deputy Director, Indiana Clinical and Translational Sciences Institute


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8:45 am Indiana CTSI 3.0 – Anantha Shekhar

 Director, Indiana Clinical and Translational Sciences Institute; Executive Associate Dean for Research Affairs; August M. Watanabe Professor of Medical Research, Indiana University School of Medicine

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9:15 am Regenstrief/RCHE Collaboration – Paul Griffin

Director, Regenstrief Center for Healthcare Engineering


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10:15 am Coffee & Tea Break MRGN 121


10:30 am aRNi – Artificial Intelligence for Nurses – Brian Weirich

Chief Nursing Officer, IU Health Arnett


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11:00 am Wearable bio-monitoring technologies – Jackie Linnes

Assistant Professor, Biomedical Engineering, Purdue University


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11:30 am Frequency-lowering technologies to improve hearing – Joshua Alexander

Associate Professor, Speech, Language, & Hearing Sciences, Purdue University


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12:00 pm Lunch and Networking



The PDT Process – Rob Stahelin (Purdue), Seema Mattoo (Purdue), Jessica Calarco (IU Bloomington), Rochet (Purdue)

“Cross-Cutting Biology – Bridging Models from Plants to Animals to Humans” –

Natalia Doudareva (Purdue), John Morgan (Purdue), Joe Ogas (Purdue), Andrea Kasinski (Purdue) and Kevin Solomon (Purdue)

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2:00 pm Statewide Drug Discovery Consortium – Phil Low (Purdue), Rich Taylor (Notre Dame), Tim Ratliff (Purdue), Zhong-Yin Zhang (Purdue) and Alan Palkowitz (IUSM) MRGN 121

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