Select events are featured below. Please view the Advance-CTR calendar for a list of all upcoming events.


PRIM&R At Your Doorstep Workshop

October 30, 2017
8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.
Women and Infants Hospital

Click here for workshop details and registration 


Advance-CTR Open House 

November 6, 2017 
1-3 p.m.
233 Richmond Street
Suite 220
Providence, RI 

Click here for details 


Advance-CTR Seminar Series 

Marcella Thompson, PhD (presenting), and Elizabeth Hoover, PhD: "Community-engaged tribal research to assess dietary exposures to mercury and PCBs"

Second presentation to be announced. 

Details: Thursday, November 9, 2017 at the Brown School of Public Health, room 245, from 12-1 p.m. Light refreshments will be provided. Attendees may bring their lunch.

See the complete schedule


25th Annual Hospital Research Symposium

Hosted by Rhode Island Hospital, a Lifespan Partner, this symposium features: 

Walter J. Koroshetz, MD, Director of the National Institutes of Neurological Disorders and Stroke (NINDS) at the NIH:

"NINDS & the taxpayers’ investment in neuroscience research,” including discussion of The BRAIN Initiative and current scope of NIH-NINDS funding"  

Jennifer Sanders, PhD, Associate Professor of Research in Pediatrics and Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, and co-director of the pilot projects core for the Rhode Island Hospital COBRE Center for Cancer Research Development; 2016 Recipient of the Bruce M. Selya Award:

"Potential use of fetal hepatocytes for cell-based therapy of human liver diseases"

Details: November 1, 2017 at 9 a.m. the George Auditorium of Rhode Island Hospital. See the full agenda


I-Trep Fall Webinar Series 

Kicks off October 10, 2017! 
2-3 p.m. ET
Featuring: Michael Wallach, PhD “SPARK Global: A New Worldwide Initiative to Improve Translation of Medical Research to Benefit Patient Health”

Webinar is free but registration is required. Register here

November 13, 2017
2-3 p.m. ET
Featuring: Yolanda Nesbeth, PhD: "Six Simple Strategies to Strengthen Your SBIR/STTR Submission" 

December 4, 2017
2-3 p.m. ET
Featuring: William Rowland, JD: “How to Monetize Your Inventions and Avoid Your Competitors”


Weekly Drop-In Sessions with our Research Design, Epidemiology and Biostatistics Core

Every Monday from 10:30 a.m. - 12 noon 
Rhode Island Hospital
593 Eddy Street
Grads Dorm 206A
Providence, RI 

Can't make it in person? Call (401) 444-1493 to receive research assistance by phone. 

Free and open to all. 

Click here for more information