Have you seen the David Letterman’s interview of Bollywood star Shah Rukh Khan on Netflix? If not, it is worth watching to get a sneak peek into India and the life of a Bollywood star. While I never liked his movies, I always found his life story to be inspiring. If you happen to watch it, do let me know what you think.
And also we bring to you the monthly curated pick of biobanking news, jobs, and events from across the globe.
Fresh of the Press:
- The University Of Minnesota opens clinical trial of first-of-its-kind NK cell cancer immunotherapy
- NIH grant to study unstructured data that can improve patient safety
- New therapy at Morristown Medical Center uses the patient’s own immune cells to fight their cancer
- Fight for Sight funds new project to create UK’s first large-scale glaucoma biobank
- Crohn’s & Colitis Foundation picked for FDA’s MyStudies project
- Precision medicine research and biobanking in China
- Next-generation biobanking and cell culture technology for pathophysiologically relevant in vitro tumor models
- Taiwan to integrate 31 biobanks across the nation in the hope of accelerating disease research and the development of new drugs
- Apple launches three innovative studies today in the new Research app
- ISBER welcomes the submission of late-breaking abstracts in fields related to the use of environmental and biological repositories. The deadline for submission is December 23, 2019.
Biobank Job Alerts
- Clinical Research Associate – Medpace – Denver, CO, USA
- Clinical Research Assistant – University of Massachusetts – USA
- Research Laboratory Technician I-BioRepository – Creighton University, Nebraska, USA
- Site Manager Biorepository – Kriftel DEU, Germany
- Project Clinical Trial Coordinator – AM-Pharma – Utrecht, Netherlands
- Clinical Research Associate II – PHARMExcel – United Kingdom
- Breast-Gynaecological and Immunooncology International Conference – Cairo, Egypt (9-10 January 2020)
- Biobanking International Symposium – New Delhi, India (20-21 February 2020)
- ISBER 2020 Annual Meeting – Anaheim, USA (14-18 April 2020)
Posters at ABNA and ISBER: OpenSpecimen News
- OpenSpecimen implementation at Washington University (ISBER)
- Improving interoperability and quality of data using OpenSpecimen (ABNA)
New Feature Highlights:
- Collection protocol groups
- Clinician role for clinical staff at hospitals
- Tracking the movement of containers
We just concluded our “Community Meet” in Miami, USA. A big thanks to all our adopters for participating and making the meeting successful.
OSCON19 (Miami, USA)