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National Meeting on Precision Medicine & Cancer in AMERICAN INDIAN & ALASKA NATIVE COMMUNITIES - Save the Date: November 10 2016National Meeting on Precision Medicine & Cancer in
​AMERICAN INDIAN & ALASKA NATIVE COMMUNITIES

Precision medicine is an emerging approach for cancer and chronic disease treatment and prevention that takes into account individual variability in genes, tissue and tumor profiles, environment, and lifestyle for each person. Many American Indian and Alaska Native communities suffer disproportionately from cancer. To understand how research and precision medicine can inform cancer needs in these communities the Stephenson Cancer Center at the University of Oklahoma will host a meeting to dialogue with researchers and community partners in Oklahoma City, OK, on Thursday, Nov. 10, 2016.

WHEN  Thursday, Nov. 10, 2016, 7:30 am to 3 pm; Pre-conference dinner on Wednesday, Nov. 9 at 6:30 pm 
WHERE  Samis Education Center, Oklahoma Health Center Campus
WHO  Hosted by the Stephenson Cancer Center at the University of Oklahoma with remarks by Congressman Tom Cole (OK-04) and Dr. Douglas Lowy, Acting Director of the National Cancer Institute

GUEST SPEAKERS include Congressman Tom Cole (OK-04) and Dr. Douglas Lowy, Acting Director of the National Cancer Institute.  
AUDIENCE Due to broad interest, the invitees are expanded to include cancer center directors, cancer program directors, cancer researchers, tribal and AI/AN partners and communities.

Learn more at: stephensoncancercenter.org/nationalmeeting


September 2016 Tribal IRB Webinar

September 2016 Tribal IRB Webinar - September 20, 2016 - 1:00-2:30 PM ET

What will I learn?
After attending this webinar, attendees will:

  • Appreciate the unique and vital role review by tribes and review by tribally-based IRBs plays in research with AI/AN tribes, communities, and individuals
  • Understand the potential impact of single IRB policies on tribally based review, and the potential impact of tribally based review on single IRB policies
  • Be better equipped to engage in a dialogue about preserving local review via the exceptions clauses

Who should attend?
This intermediate-level webinar will benefit IRB professionals, IRB members, and researchers who are currently responsible for reviewing and conducting research with AI/AN communities, as well as those who may review this type of research in the future. This webinar will also be of interest to program officers from funding agencies and those involved with granting exceptions under single IRB policies.

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