UICOMP RESEARCH DAY AGENDA
Wednesday, April 4
UICOMP, 1 Illini Drive
12-1pm Keynote Address
Dr. Val Sheffield, MD PhD, Physician Scientist and Medical Geneticist
“Molecular Pathophysiology and Progress Towards Treatment of Genetic Human Blinding Disorders”
1-2pm Panel Discussion "Scholarship in Medicien"
Dr. Richard Tapping, Dr. Jerry Krishnan, Dr. Daniel Llano
2-4pm Poster Presentations
UICOMP Students, Residents, Faculty, UIC graduate nursing students
4-5pm James Scholar Presentations
5-6:30 Research Award Presentations
Upon Completion of the program, participants should be able to:
1. Identify current research trends within UICOMP.
2. Discuss common/uncommon presentation of illness with peers.
3. Discuss the impact of genetics on prevelant disease.
4. Discuss improvements in disease mapping (esp . Treatment of Genetic Human Blinding Disorders)
The University of Illinois College of Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide CME for physicians. The University of Illinois College of Medicine Peoria designates this live activity for a maximum of 2 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.