DCRI Events

DCRI Events

Everything we do at the DCRI is based on collaboration and the sharing of knowledge. Our researchers and operational teams work closely with each other, with our colleagues from the wider world of Duke University and Duke Health, and with our peers and partners around the world. Upcoming events featuring our thought leadership and opportunities for collaboration are listed below. We hope you will join us.

Upcoming DCRI Conference Presentations

DCRI faculty, fellows, and thought leaders will attend these future conferences to share the insights and results of their research. During each conference,  follow our activities on Twitter (@DCRINews).

ASN Kidney Week: American Society for Nephrology, November 5-10, Washington, DC

AASLD Liver Meeting: American Association for the Study of Liver Disease, November 8-12, Boston, MA

AHA: American Heart Association, November 16-18, Philadelphia, PA

AMIA: American Medical Informatics Association, November 16-20, Washington, DC

Affiliate Events

Duke University School of Medicine Inaugural Research Week

October 14 - October 17, 2019

Sixth Floor, Trent Seamans, Duke Campus, Durham, NC

The inaugural Duke University School of Medicine Research Week will be held from Monday, October 14 through Thursday, October 17, 2019 on the sixth floor of the Trent Semans Center for Health Education.

Activities for the week will include presentations from four School of Medicine faculty members, a Duke Office of Scientific Integrity (DOSI) Research Town Hall, the Robert J. Lefkowitz, MD, Distinguished Lecture, Innovation Jam, a Clinical Keynote Lecture, and a poster session featuring the research of residents, trainees and PhD students from clinical and basic science departments.

CTTI: Using RWD to Plan Eligibility Criteria and Improve Recruitment in Clinical Trials

October 17, 2019 from 12 p.m. to 1 p.m.

Public Webinar

Join the Clinical Trials Transformation Initiative (CTTI)'s public webinar as they release new recommendations, resources, and case studies for using RWD to plan trial eligibility criteria and recruit research participants.

Attendees will learn how to take advantage of immediate and valuable opportunities to use RWD to:

  • Make data-driven decisions about study eligibility criteria
  • Gain insights into study feasibility and site selection
  • Directly support the recruitment of potential research participants

The webinar will be led by Sudha Raman, Duke University, and Jack Sheehan, Johnson & Johnson/Janssen.

Challenges and a Way Forward: Sharing Clinical Trial Data: A Workshop

November 18-19, 2019

Online or In-Person at the National Academy of Sciences, Washington, DC

Join the National Academies for a 1.5-day public workshop exploring advances, challenges, and opportunities in clinical trial data sharing efforts since the release of the 2015 Institute of Medicine report Sharing Clinical Trial Data: Maximizing Benefits, Minimizing Risk. The workshop is co-sponsored by the Wellcome Trust and convened under the auspices of the National Academies Forum on Drug Discovery, Development, and Translation; the Forum on Neuroscience and Nervous System Disorders; the National Cancer Policy Forum; and the Roundtable on Genomics and Precision Health.

On November 18, DCRI's Frank Rockhold, PhD, will share insights regarding SOAR™ (Supporting Open Access for Researchers), a collaboration between the Duke Clinical Research Institute (DCRI), academia, and private industry to open clinical research data for the benefit of the broader research community.

DCRI Research Forum

DCRI Research Forum is a platform for thought leaders, visionaries, and educators to share ideas, innovations, and best practices with those who are instrumental in improving patient care and outcomes.

Our Vision:

  1. To share research findings with people who can apply them to improve patient care and outcomes
  2. To share lessons learned and best practices for clinical research so we can all do it better 


Upcoming Research Forums

Join the discussion at DCRI's Morris Building Conference Center on Tuesdays from 12 p.m.-1 p.m., twice a month.

October 15, 2019: “DCRI Transformation Team Presentations”

Speaker: DCRI Transformation Team

October 18, 2019: Special Friday Research Forum

Speaker: Seema Verma, Administrator of the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services

October 29, 2019: “Your Heart Counts”

Speaker: Euan Ashley, MD - Professor of Medicine and Genetics at Stanford University

November 5, 2019: “Virtual Visits: The hybrid decentralized approach that is moving research studies from clinics to homes”

Speaker: John Reites, Chief Product Officer at THREAD Research

Research Forum Archives

2018 Archive

2017 Archive

2016 Archive