Foundation Encourages Innovation to Advance Inflammatory Bowel Disease Research
Innovations Symposium will bring together leading authorities to promote collaboration that will lead to a cure for Inflammatory Bowel Disease; the Foundation will highlight expected dramatic increase in funding.
CHICAGO, June 26, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — The Kenneth Rainin Foundation’s Innovations Symposium will bring together the finest minds from multiple sectors in this one-day event to present their cutting-edge research. Using Inflammatory Bowel Disease (IBD) as a lens, the symposium is designed to encourage scientific dialogue to spark new ideas and insights, and foster collaboration that will lead to a cure for IBD. The Symposium will take place on Friday, July 12, 2013, at the Four Seasons Hotel, Chicago. The Foundation will also highlight its expected dramatic increase in funding over a 5-year period, making it one of the leading funders of IBD research.
WHO: The event includes prominent speakers from the US and Japan in multidisciplinary fields:
Vishva M. Dixit, M.D. Gokhan S. Hotamisligil, M.D., Ph.D. GENENTECH, INC. HARVARD UNIVERSITY Signaling Lessons from Death ER Stress & New Ways to Control Receptors: the Inflammasome & Stress & Inflammation Beyond Richard I. Morimoto, Ph.D. Hiroshi Ohno, M.D., Ph.D. NORTHWESTERN UNIVERSITY RIKEN, JAPAN The Heat Shock Function & Differentiation of M Response-Protecting from Cell Cells, a Subset of Intestinal Stress & Promoting Proteome Epithelial Cells Specialized for Health Mucosal Antigen Uptake M. Celeste Simon, Ph.D. Herbert W. Virgin, IV, M.D., Ph.D. UNIVERSITY OF PENNSYLVANIA WASHINGTON UNIVERSITY, ST. LOUIS, MO Hypoxia, Inflammation &Tumor What Stands Between the Genome & Progression the Disease Phenome
WHAT: 2013 Innovations Symposium: Stress Responses, Inflammation & Disease Announcement of Projected Dramatic Increase in Funding for IBD Research WHEN: Friday, July 12, 2013, from 8 AM to 5 PM WHERE: Four Seasons Hotel , 120 East Delaware Place, Chicago, IL
To learn more about the symposium, please visit www.rainin-symposium.com.
About the Kenneth Rainin Foundation: The Kenneth Rainin Foundation believes that people working to affect change need an early champion to further their ideas. Like our founder, we listen and invest in collaborative and innovative projects that advance the arts, education and health. Learn more at krfoundation.org.
SOURCE The Kenneth Rainin Foundation