2017 CCTS Spring Conference

12th Annual CCTS Spring Conference 

“Clinical Trial Networks and Team Science: Moving Discoveries to Interventions”

Thursday, March 30, 2017
Lexington Convention Center, 3rd Floor

Held in conjunction with these College and Center-specific Programs:

  • College of Dentistry Research Day
  • College of Engineering Biomedical Research Day
  • College of Health Sciences Research Day​
  • College of Nursing Scholarship Showcase
  • College of Public Health Research Day
  • University of Kentucky MD/PhD Program Research Day

CALL FOR ABSTRACTS (Due February 28)


Conference Highlights:

8:00-8:30 am Registration and Continental Breakfast
8:20 am Welcome - Philip A. Kern, MD, Conference Chair
8:30-9:45 am Plenary Session
     "Implementation Science: Current State and Future Directions"
     Anne Sales, PhD, RN
     Professor, Department of Learning Health Sciences, University of Michigan Medical School
​     Research Scientist, Center for Clinical Management Research, VA Ann Arbor Healthcare System
10:15 – 11:45 am

Breakout Sessions

  • Addressing Health Disparities in Clinical Trials

  • Building Teams for Clinical Research: The Multi- Disciplinary Value Program (MVP)

  • Research Registries: Are They Right for You?

  • Technology Commercialization and Entrepreneurship at UK...A Game Changer

12:00 – 1:30 pm Lunch and Keynote
"Discovery and Development of SJ733, a Novel Antimalarial Drug"
    R. Kip Guy , PhD
Dean, UK College of Pharmacy
1:45-3:15 pm College and Center-specific Research Days
1:45 – 3:15 pm CCTS Scholar Presentations
3:30 – 5:30 pm Poster Session and Afternoon Tea

For concurrent conference schedules, please click on the individual conference links above.  All sessions are open to the general audience unless noted otherwise.  

Who should attend: This scientific-based conference is open to interested faculty, research personnel, trainees/scholars and administrators. It is also open to those in government agencies, private foundations and community organizations.

Registration: There is no fee to attend the conference.  However, all individuals who wish to attend the conference must register on-line at the link below.  ​ Registrations are due by Wednesday, March 22, 2017: is.gd/2017Registration 

Logistics / Attending an event at the Lexington Convention Center
The CCTS Spring Conference will be held in the level 3 meeting rooms of the Lexington Convention CenterAddress: 430 W Vine St, Lexington, KY 40507

Parking: PAY PARKING - High Street parking lot, FREE PARKING - Manchester Street parking lot: http://www.lexingtoncenter.com/plan-your-visit/parking

Hotels near the Lexington Convention Center: http://www.lexingtoncenter.com/plan-your-visit/area-restaurants-hotels

Directions: http://www.lexingtoncenter.com/plan-your-visit/directions

For assistance, please contact:
Ryan Vicini