CTRID Seminars and Events


About Our Weekly Research Seminars


Join us for our weekly research seminar series! Held every Thursday from 4:00pm - 5:00pm CST, these sessions are hosted in a hybrid format, both on Zoom and in-person in Building 109, Room 208 at Michael E. DeBakey VA Medical Center (MEDVAMC).

Our CTRID/MEDVAMC seminars are Continuing Medical Education (CME)-accredited, and provide a platform to promote interactions and collaboration among new and established investigators. Our audience members have a broad range of research expertise and range from trainees to world-renowned visiting professors. Moreover, the seminar also allows investigators to seek feedback on upcoming grant applications, manuscripts, etc.

To be added to our announcement list or to inquire about presenting your research, please email us at

After attending, please complete the seminar survey on our website.

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Upcoming Events


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Past Events


National MEDVAMC Research Week
“Building Community Through Research”
May 13 – 17, 2024

VA Research Week takes place every year to highlight our exceptional VA researchers and the incredible work they do at the MEDVAMC to improve the lives of Veterans. This year’s VA Research Week included the Veteran Research Recruitment Fair, in which Research Service Line lab groups could share their research in real time with Veterans. More than 300 Veterans attended and visited our study tables. Additionally, we held the Research Week Symposium, which included a plenary and poster session aimed at highlighting the importance of VA and BCM research partnerships. Dr. Paul Klotman, President, CEO, and Dean of BCM, as well as Dr. Carolyn Clancy, VA Secretary for Health, spoke at this event, which saw over 130 attendees and 53 presenters! View photos from Research week in the above image gallery! 

9th Annual VA Research Poster Session
"Don't Mess with Research"
Oct. 4, 2023

The 9th annual VA Research Poster Session was held Oct. 4, 2023. This occasion exemplifies CTRID’s goal to enhance interaction among investigators and is an important venue for potential future collaborations.

CTRID 10th Anniversary Symposium 
May 15, 2023

CTRID’s 10th Anniversary Symposium took place on Monday, May 15, 2023. This exciting occasion provided an opportunity to showcase CTRID's historical advances, highlight current contributions, and look ahead toward future research endeavors in the advancement of basic and clinical research at Michael E. DeBakey VA Medical Center.

View photos and information from this event.

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