May 31, 2018

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Freeland Lecture; Johns Hopkins, Case Western, Mayo Clinic talks top upcoming events

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

 
Wednesday, May 30

Postdoc fellow to review ischmia, reperfusion strategy

Li
Li

Dr. Xuan Li, postdoctoral fellow in the Department of Physiology and Biophysics, will give the Department of Physiology and Biophysics presentation, "The Metabolic Regulation is a Strategy to Limit Ischemia and Reperfusion Injury," from noon-1 p.m. on Wednesday, May 30, in room CW308 of the Classroom Wing.

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

 

Friday, June 1

Texas orthopaedist to give Freeland Lecture, kick off Resident Research Day

Routt
Routt

Dr. Milton Lee "Chip" Routt Jr., Dr. Andrew R. Burgess Endowed Chair and Professor of Othopaedic Surgery at the University of Texas McGovern Medical School at Houston, will give the Alan E. Freeland Research Lecture Series presentation, "Pelvic and Acetabular Update 2018," during the Department of Orthopaedic Surgery and Rehabilitation's annual Resident Research Day from 10:30 a.m.-3 p.m. Friday, June 1, in room CW308 of the Classroom Wing.

The event will feature presentations by chief residents in the Department of Orthopaedic Surgery and Rehabilitation. For more information, call Amy Kraus at 4-5153 or email her at akraus@umc.edu.

 

Psychiatry professor to investigate neuroinflammatory mechanisms

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Stockmeier.jpg

Dr. Craig Stockmeier, professor of psychiatry and director of the Division of Neurobiology and Behavioral Research, will give the Psychiatry Grand Rounds presentation, "Are Neuroinflammatory Mechanisms at Play in Depression?" at 11 a.m. on Friday, June 1, in room CW106 of the Classroom Wing.

For more information, call Alexis Hicks at 5-5588 or email her at amhicks@umc.edu.        

 

 

Monday, June 4

Physiology professor to discuss computer simulation

Hester
Hester

Robert L. Hester, professor of physiology, interim chair of the Department of Data Sciences and director of the Center for Computational Medicine, will give the Population Health Grand Rounds presentation, "Use of Computer Simulation to Understand Population Responses to Therapy," from noon-1 p.m. on Monday, June 4, in the fourth floor conference room of the research center.

For more information, email Sondra Redmont at sredmont@umc.edu.

 

Wednesday, June 6

Chief resident to cover landmark breast cancer trials

Ray
Ray

Dr. Ashley Griffin Ray, chief resident, will give the UMMC Department of Surgery Grand Rounds presentation, "Breast Cancer: Review of Landmark Trials and Future Treatment," from 8-9 a.m. on Wednesday, June 6, in room CW106 of the Classroom Wing.

Continuing medical education credit is available. For more information, call Jodi Boyd at 4-5102 or email jboyd@umc.edu.

Physiology prof to investigate birth weight, kidney, HTN

Alexander
Alexander

Dr. Barbara Alexander, professor of physiology and biophysics and director of the Analytical and Assay Core, will give the Department of Physiology and Biophysics presentation, "Low Birth Weight, the Kidney and Hypertension: Does Sex Matter?" from noon-1 p.m. on Wednesday, June 6, in room CW308 of the Classroom Wing.

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

Johns Hopkins professor to gather protein consensus

Barrick
Barrick

Dr. Doug Barrick, professor of biophysics at Johns Hopkins University, will give the Department of Cell and Molecular Biology presentation, "The Consensus Approach as a Means to Create Hyper-Stable Functional Proteins," at 3 p.m. on Wednesday, June 6, in classroom 3A.

All Medical Center faculty, staff and students are invited. For more information, call Cherese Kelly at 4-1851.

 

Thursday, June 14

Case Western obesity expert to review therapeutic approaches

Burguera
Burguera

Dr. Bartolome Burguera, professor of medicine, director of obesity programs and executive medical director of the National Obesity and Diabetes Research Center at Tradition, Cleveland Clinic Lerner College of Medicine, Case Western Reserve University, Ohio, will present "Interdisciplinary Therapeutic Approach to Severe Obesity" at noon on Thursday, June 14, in room CW308 of the Classroom Wing.

The presentation is sponsored by the Mississippi Center for Obesity Research, the Mississippi Center for Clinical and Translational Research and the Cardiorenal and Metabolic Diseases Research Center. Lunch will be available on a first-come basis. For more information, call Catherine Kaime at 5-0817 or email her at ckaime@umc.edu.


Wednesday, June 20

Mayo Clinic faculty to entertain nerve biopsy's role

Spinner
Spinner

Dr. Robert J. Spinner, professor of neurosurgery, orthopaedics and anatomy at the Mayo Clinic, Rochester, Minnesota, will give the Neuroscience Grand Rounds 2018 Orlando J. Andy Lecture, "The Evolving Role of Nerve Biopsy," from 8-9 a.m. on Wednesday, June 20, in the Bank Plus Conference Center on the second floor atrium mall of the Methodist Rehabilitation Center.

Continuing medical education credit is available. For more information, call Robin French at 4-5705 or email her at rfrench@umc.edu.