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SET Center Launches at UChicago

Transforming the Science of Early Trajectories at the University of Chicago

The SET Center was formally launched on October 4th with an introduction by inaugural director Erika Claud, MD and a welcome by Kenneth S. Polonsky, MD, Dean of the UChicago Biological Sciences Division. The keynote speech, "Integrated Approaches to Understanding Chronic Disease", was given by Kent L. Thornburg, MS, Ph.D., FAPS. Dr. Thornburg pioneered the integration of multiple models to study the impact of early life in later health. This was followed by a think tank amongst registrants on strategizing for the Center. More information can be found on the Department of Pediatrics page