From Means to Ends: Biomarkers in Clinical Trials


Michael Maitland, MD, PhD


October 18, 2011, 5:30 pm – 7:00 pm


Medical Center (= Billings)


ITME-SM From Means to Ends: Biomarkers in Clinical Trials

Submitting Unit:
Institute for Translational Medicine
Type of Event: Seminar
Date of Event: Tuesday, October 18 2011
Start Time: 4:30 PM
End Time: 6:00 PM
Building: Medical Center (= Billings), Room H300

Name of Series, Lectureship, Ceremony:
Professors’ Seminar Series on Clinical Trials in Practice

Title of talk or presentation:
From Means to Ends: Biomarkers in Clinical Trials

Speaker’s Name and Degrees:
Michael Maitland, MD, PhD

Speaker’s Institutional Affiliation:
Assistant Professor of Medicine, Section of Hematology-Oncology; Associate Director, Committee on Clinical Pharmacology & Pharmacogenomics

Please join us for the third lecture in this fall quarter seminar series!

The Professors’ Seminar Series on Clinical Trials in Practice is designed to introduce interested clinical fellows and junior faculty to the work and experiences of established PIs at the University of Chicago. We aim to provide students with a substantive understanding of the design and implementation of clinical trials, and to give them a window into the many potential applications of this research.

Course Director: Richard Schilsky, MD
Dates: October 4-December 6
Time: Tuesdays, 4:30-6:00pm
Location: Medical Center Conference Room H300

Future topics and speakers include:

OCTOBER 25 - DONALD JENSEN, MD: Clinical Trials in Hepatitis: Working with Pharma without Getting Dirty
NOVEMBER 1 - EVE VAN CAUTER, MD: Sleep Disturbances: Novel Risk Factors for Diabetes
NOVEMBER 8 - MELISSA GILLIAM, MD, MPH: Conducting Contraceptive Clinical Trials with Diverse Populations
NOVEMBER 15 - NANCY COX, PHD: Clinical Trials Genomics: Transitioning from GWAS to Sequencing
NOVEMBER 22 - HABIB AHSAN, MD, MMEDSC: Design & Conduct of Prevention Trials in Developing Countries: An Illustration with Bangladesh Vitamin E and Selenium Trial (BEST)
NOVEMBER 29 - JERRY KRISHNAN, MD, PHD: Boundaries Separating Efficacy from Effectiveness: Trials in Asthma as an Example
DECEMBER 6 - TARA HENDERSON, MD, MPH: Assessing the Health Outcomes of Childhood Cancer Survivors

Interested in auditing this course? Please contact Rebecca Thal at

Directions to the classroom are attached, and a full seminar schedule is available for download at the website below.

Webpage URL (if any)

Contact Name
Rebecca Thal

Contact Email

Contact Phone
773 702 4186

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