TR Talks: Failures and Frontiers in TR

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TRP competencies

TRP Focuses on transferable competencies

Series Title: TR Talks

Geared to an inter-professional community of clinicians researchers and trainees the series is intended to provoke discussion and community building. The Talks are intended to provide an overview of the health innovation landscape while introducing the ‘tools and competencies’ needed to systematically ‘translate’ science more effectively.

Failures and Frontiers in TR

April 7, 2020

5:00 pm – 7:00 pm

Do [animal] models still matter? Institutions are decreasing their investment in animal facilities in the face of new technologies and continue questioning the translatability of findings in animal testing. More and more institutions are taking a more ethical route. So why are these models still being used? What will replace animal testing?

Old Administrative Building Auditorium, 263 McCaul Street, Toronto, ON, Canada Toronto, ON M5T1W7

Catharine Whiteside


Executive Director Diabetes Action Canada 

Robert Sugarman


Dennis Sindrey


Industrial Technology Advisor (ITA)  /  Industrial Research Assistance Program (IRAP Ontario)