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Andy Research Lecture, grad studies dean's talk top week's slate

Published on Monday, June 27, 2016

Published on June 27, 2016

A number of interesting events is scheduled for the upcoming weeks at the Medical Center.

Wednesday, June 29 

Washington neurosurgeon to talk hemorrhage therapy


Dr. Gregory J. Zipfel, professor of neurological surgery and neurology at the Washington University School of Medicine, St. Louis, Missouri, will give the Neuroscience Grand Rounds Orlando J. Andy Research Lecture, “Subarachnoid Hemorrhage: Modern Management and New Therapeutic Approaches,” from 8-9 a.m. on Wednesday, June 29, in the Bank Plus Conference Center on the second-floor Atrium Mall of Methodist Rehabilitation Center.

For more information, call Robin French at 4-5705 or email rfrench@umc.edu.



Grad studies dean to ID preeclampsia therapy targets


Dr. Joey Granger, Billy S. Guyton Distinguished Professor of Physiology and Biophysics, dean of the School of Graduate Studies in the Health Sciences and director of the Cardiovascular-Renal Research Center, will give the Physiology Seminar Series presentation, “Linking Placental Ischemia and Endothelial Dysfunction: Identifying Therapeutic Targets for the Treatment of Preeclampsia,” from noon-1 p.m. on Wednesday, June 29, in room CW308 of the Classroom Wing.

Refreshments will be available on a first-come basis. For more information, call Courtney Graham at 4-1820.



Saturday, July 9

Queston what's in your noggin? Discover it July 9

From thinking to emotions, it's all happening in your brain. Children and their parents can learn more about the brain and its functions during Question It? Discover It! Saturday, scheduled for 10 a.m.-2 p.m. on Saturday, July 9, at the Mississippi Children's Museum.

Neurology specialists from UMMC will be on hand for the interactive event, which is free with general admission to the museum. The monthly Question It? Discover It! Saturday is sponsored by Children's of Mississippi, the umbrella organization for Batson Children's Hospital and all UMMC pediatric care.

For more information, visit www.mschildrensmuseum.org.



Tuesday, Sept. 6

Former U.S. agriculture secretary to give Edelman Lecture


Mike Espy, former Secretary of the U.S. Department of Agriculture and former U.S. Representative from the Second District of Mississippi, will present the third annual Marian Wright Edelman Lectureship from 9:30 a.m.-12:15 p.m. on Tuesday, Sept. 6, in Conference Rooms A-C in the Norman C. Nelson Student Union.

The lectureship, which will focus on food and food systems as social determinants of health, is presented by the Myrlie Evers-Williams Institute for the Elimination of Health Disparities and Mississippi State University.

For more information or to register, call Sydnie Wagner at 5-9544 or email evers-williamsinstitute@umc.edu.