- 2022 Innovators in Science Symposium: Gastroenterology October 14, 2022
- Ethical Considerations in Research for Pediatric Populations September 13 - September 14, 2022
- Eleventh Cooley's Anemia Symposium October 17 - October 20, 2022
Events by Topic2022 Innovators in Science Symposium: GastroenterologyOctober 14, 2022More
This one-day symposium will bring together researchers, physicians, industry professionals, and patient advocates to exchange new knowledge on novel research approaches, expanding our understanding of disease development, novel paths to treatment, and ways to improve the lives of those living with GI and liver disease.September 13 - September 14, 2022
Ethical Considerations in Research for Pediatric PopulationsMore
There is an urgent need for new drugs and treatments to address a range of illnesses in infants, children, and adolescents, yet including these vulnerable populations in clinical research raises a number of ethical issues that are important to address. This event will explore key ethical considerations regarding the research participation of those who have not attained the legal age for consent to treatments or procedures involved in biomedical studies.Eleventh Cooley's Anemia SymposiumOctober 17 - October 20, 2022More
The Eleventh Cooley’s Anemia Symposium will bring together basic scientists, clinical investigators, and clinicians to review and discuss recent research for thalassemia syndromes.
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Resources for EducatorsEureka Moments that Changed ScienceFebruary 11 - July 27, 2022More
Join the New York Academy of Sciences and Johnson & Johnson for a series of engaging and insightful webinars with extraordinary scientists whose discoveries have made a profound impact on human health.Sustainable Solutions for the World's Dinner TableMore
A look at challenges and opportunities in food and nutrition science research.Grantsmanship and the Transition to Research IndependenceMore
As university budgets shrink and external funding sources becoming more competitive, the ability to write successful research grants is more important than ever. In this eBriefing, learn strategies for effective grant writing, specifically applied to fellowship applications in biomedical fields.
Now more than ever, it's clear that being able to collaborate across fields and borders is crucial for the advancement of science. Find out how our Members across sectors have built innovative cross-disciplinary teams.More
It is understood that human milk provides benefits to babies as they develop, particularly in its ability to help protect babies from a variety of infections. But what is the mechanism that does the work to help keep babies healthy? Find out in this interview with Academy Member and Vanderbilt University Professor Steven Townsend.More
When three scientists working across different disciplines, universities, and continents teamed up as part of the Interstellar Initiative—an international mentorship program for early-career investigators—their first task was finding common ground. Find out how they did it and how their work might contribute to the study of aging.
The Blavatnik Awards for Young Scientists celebrate the achievements of extraordinary young scientists and engineers and accelerate innovation through unrestricted funding.More
The Junior Academy introduces exceptional students to an online community where they gain access to best-in-class STEM resources and work together to solve real-world problems. STEM professionals mentor student teams during 60-day innovation challenges sponsored by industry-leading companies via Launchpad, our interactive challenge platform. Students and mentors can participate from anywhere in the world and have multiple challenges a year to choose from. Accepted students and mentors receive free membership to the New York Academy of Sciences!More
Available exclusively to our Member community, Member-to-Member Mentoring is a self-directed mentoring program that matches early career scientists and engineers with experienced STEM professionals for advice and coaching.
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For the PressThe Intersection of Conflicts of Interest and HealthcareMore
Individuals. Institutions. For-profit companies. Non-profit organizations. All participants in healthcare are vulnerable to financial or ideological conflicts of interest. How do we balance this pervasive susceptibility to conflicts with the best health interest of the population?Big Data: Balancing Privacy and InnovationMore
Often cited as the "4th Industrial Revolution" big data has the potential to transform health and healthcare by drawing medical conclusions from new and exciting sources such as electronic health records, genomic databases, and even credit card activity. In this podcast you will hear from tech, healthcare, and regulatory experts on potential paths forward that balance privacy and consumer protections while fostering innovations that could benefit everyone in our society.Finding Better Treatments for Children with CancerMore
Pediatric cancer is the leading cause of death by disease past infancy among children in the United States and Europe. Despite prevailing increases in overall survival rates, it continues to be one of the most challenging diseases to treat. This podcast will discuss the latest advancements in pediatric cancer research and how they can lead to newer, faster, and better treatments for children and adolescents with cancer.
Contact UsOur Mission: Science for the Public GoodMore
As the New York Academy of Sciences continues into its third century, Nicholas Dirks is at the helm of an extraordinary organization with a talented staff, a global community of more than 20,000 Members, and a network of top-echelon leaders in science, industry, academia, government and public policy. Bringing all these people together, the Academy is taking on COVID-19 and other world-wide challenges with the best solutions that science, technology, and bright minds can offer.