January

Nelson Lecture, Texas nephrologist's talk highlight week's events

Published on Monday, January 30, 2017

Published on January 30, 2017

Several interesting events are scheduled for the upcoming week at the Medical Center.

Tuesday, Jan. 31

Dental students to give Grand Rounds presentation

Chelsea Barr, D4, will present “Prosthodontic Treatment of a Patient with Combination Syndrome” and Edwin Witcher, D4, “Surgical Removal of Labial Frenal Attachment Prior to Prosthetic Insertion” as part of Dental Grand Rounds at 8 a.m. on Tuesday, Jan. 31, in classroom R153 (lower amphitheatre).

For more information, call Cindy Chesteen at 4-6015 or email her at cchesteen@umc.edu.

 


 

Wednesday, Feb. 1

UTHSC nephrologist to cover fibrosis pathophysiology

Dr. Brent Wagner, associate professor of nephrology and director of the Clinical Nephrology Training Program in the Department of Medicine at the University of Texas Health Science Center, San Antonio, will present “The Pathophysiology of Gadolinium-associated Systemic Fibrosis”  from noon-1 p.m. on Wednesday, Feb. 1, in room CW308 of the Classroom Wing.

All Medical Center faculty, staff and students are invited. The seminar is presented by the Department of Physiology and Biophysics. Refreshments will be available on a first-come basis.

For more information, call Courtney Graham at 4-1820.

 


 

Thursday, Feb. 2

UT-Southwestern CV expert to give Nelson Lecture

Hill
Hill

Dr. Joseph A. Hill, professor of internal medicine and molecular biology, James T. Willerson, M.D. Distinguished Chair in Cardiovascular Diseases, Frank M. Ryburn Jr. Chair in Heart Research, chief of the Division of Cardiology and director of the Harry S. Moss Heart Center at the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, will present the 20th Gertrude and Florian Nelson Cardiovascular Research Lecture, “Epigenetic Control of mTOR in Cardiovascular Disease,” from noon-1 p.m. on Thursday, Feb. 2, in room CW308 of the Classroom Wing. Lunch will be provided on a first-come basis. The lecture is sponsored by the Cardiovascular Renal Research Center, the American Heart Association and the Mississippi Center for Heart Research.

The lecture is part of the Cardiovascular-Renal Research Center Heart Month Seminar Series. Lunch will be available on a first-come basis. For more information about the lectures, call Betsy Davis at 5-1436 or email her at sedavis@umc.edu.

 


 

On the horizon

Tulane public health prof to expand on clinical trials

Whelton
Whelton

Dr. Paul K. Whelton, Show Chwan Professor of Global Public Health at the Tulane University School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine, will present “Clinical Trials, Practice Guidelines, Policy and Performance Indicators” from noon-1 p.m. on Monday, Feb. 6, in room CW106 of the Classroom Wing. Lunch will be available on a first-come basis.

The lecture is part of the Cardiovascular-Renal Research Center Heart Month Seminar Series. Lunch will be available on a first-come basis. For more information about the lectures, call Betsy Davis at 5-1436 or email her at sedavis@umc.edu.

 


 

Emory ophthalmologist to explore generational differences

Aaron
Aaron

Dr. Maria M. Aaron, professor of ophthalmology and associate dean of graduate medical education at the Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, will present “Generational Differences in Academic Medicine” at 5 p.m. on Thursday, Feb. 16, in room LP104 at 764 Lakeland Drive.

Continuing medical education credit is available. For more information, call Corinne Day at 4-5022 or email her at aday@umc.edu.




 


 

UT ob-gyn chief to correlate pregnancy, future health

Saade
Saade

Dr. George R. Saade, Jennie Sealy Smith Distinguished Chair, professor of ob-gyn and cell biology, chief of obstetrics and maternal-fetal medicine and director of the Perinatal Research Division at the University of Texas Medical Branch, will present “Pregnancy as a Window to Future Health” from noon-1 p.m. on Friday, Feb. 17 in room CW308 of the Classroom Wing.

The lecture is part of the Cardiovascular-Renal Research Center Heart Month Seminar Series. Lunch will be available on a first-come basis. For more information about the lectures, call Betsy Davis at 5-1436 or email her at sedavis@umc.edu.

 


 

Vandy medicine chair to describe incretin's CV effects

Brown
Brown

Dr. Nancy J. Brown, Hugh Jackson Morgan Professor of Medicine and Pharmacology, chair of the Department of Medicine and physician-in-chief at the Vanderbilt University School of Medicine, will present “Cardiovascular Effects of Incretin-based Therapies” from noon-1 p.m. on Tuesday, Feb. 21, in classroom R354 (upper amphitheatre). The lecture is cosponsored by the Department of Medicine.

The lecture is part of the Cardiovascular-Renal Research Center Heart Month Seminar Series. Lunch will be available on a first-come basis. For more information about the lectures, call Betsy Davis at 5-1436 or email her at sedavis@umc.edu.