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MAPTA Presents: Bridging the Gap

The term “Bench to Bedside” is often used in translational research. However, not enough forums exist where clinicians and translational scientists discuss clinically-relevant issues. To have these discussions, the Methodist Association for Postdoctoral and Trainee Affairs has come up with a new series, “Bridging the Gap”. The series will focus on different medical fields each month. Each talk will include a clinician at Houston Methodist to discuss a current disease, its treatment, and gaps in the treatment, and a researcher from the Houston Methodist Research Institute to discuss current research being conducted in order to bring a new device or treatment to the clinic.

Monthly Topics
October 20: Orthopedics & Sports Medicine
Clinician: Takashi Hirase, MD, Orthoedic Surgery Resident
Scientist: Francesca Taraballi, PhD, Director of Musculoskeletal Regeneration at Houston Methodist

Dial-In Information


Tuesday, November 17 at 12:00pm to 1:00pm

More dates through June 15, 2021

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Livestream Video


Research, Grand Rounds, Regularly Scheduled Series


Takashi Hirase, MD, & Francesca Taraballi, PhD

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