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NIH Announces NISBRE Registration & Abstract Site Now Open

Released: Thursday, March 10, 2016

Registration is Open!

6th Biennial National IDeA Symposium of Biomedical Research Excellence (NISBRE)
June 26 - 28, 2016
Marriott Wardman Park Hotel
Washington, DC

On behalf of the NISBRE executive steering committee, we invite you to join us in Washington, DC to highlight the scientific and training activities and accomplishments of the IDeA program within NIGMS!

Meeting Highlights:

Register Now!

The deadline for abstract submission and Early Bird registration rates is April 29th, 2016.

The NISBRE meeting is supported by NIH 2U13 GM103387-11
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The LA CaTS Center is comprised of three primary collaborating institutions in the state, including LSU's Pennington Biomedical Research Center in Baton Rouge, LSU Health Sciences Center in New Orleans, and Tulane University School of Medicine in New Orleans – and also includes six research partners: LSU Health Sciences Center in Shreveport, Louisiana State University in Baton Rouge, and in New Orleans, Xavier University of Louisiana, Children’s Hospital, Ochsner Health System, Southeast Louisiana Veterans Health Care System, and University Medical Center.  The LA CaTS Center’s vision for Louisiana encompasses the strengths and capacities unique to each member institution and represents a unified, comprehensive approach for targeting prevention, care and research of chronic diseases in the underserved population.  The scholar program is supported in part by U54 GM104940 from the National Institute of General Medical Sciences of the National Institutes of Health which funds the Louisiana Clinical and Translational Science Center.  For more information, please visit