Symposium on the Frontiers in Medicine and Science
Join us for the Wayne State University School of Medicine's Sesquicentennial Symposium on Frontiers in Medicine and Science – which will reflect on 150 years of academic research and clinical care excellence – and hear from renowned scientists leading the way in the future of medicine and science.
Oct. 17, 2018 | 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Scott Hall - Blue Auditorium
540 E. Canfield Ave.
Detroit, MI 48201
|Mina Bissell, Ph.D. (Breast Cancer) |
Distinguished Scientist, Biological Systems and Engineering
Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory
University of California, Berkeley
Why Don't We Get More Cancer: The Importance of Extracellular Matrix and Organ Architecture
|Helen Mayberg, M.D. (Neurosciences) |
Director of the Center for Advanced Circuit Therapeutics
Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai
New York, NY
Tuning Depression Circuits Using Deep Brain Stimulation
|Steven Rosenberg, M.D., Ph.D. (Cancer and Immunotherapies) |
Chief of the Surgery Branch
National Cancer Institute of the National Institutes of Health
Lymphocytes as a Drug for the Treatment of Cancer
|Paul Sieving, M.D., Ph.D. (Vision Sciences and Ocular Diseases) |
Director of the National Eye Institute of the National Institutes of Health
Human Ocular Gene Therapy: Considerations from X-linked Retinoschisis
|Michael Snyder, Ph.D. (Genetics and Other Omics) |
Chair of the Department of Genetics
Stanford W. Ascherman Professor
Big Data and Health
Clyde W. Yancy, M.D., M.Sc. (Cardiovascular Disease)
|7 to 8 a.m.||Continental Breakfast and Meet the Exhibitors||12:05 p.m.||Lunch, Poster Session and Exhibitors|
|8:00 a.m.|| |
Linda Hazlett, Ph.D.
Jack D. Sobel, M.D.
Stephen Lanier, Ph.D.
|1:15 p.m.|| |
Mina Bissell, Ph.D.
|8:30 a.m.|| |
Paul Sieving, M.D., Ph.D.
|2:20 p.m.|| |
Michael Snyder, Ph.D.
|9:20 a.m.|| |
Clyde Yancy, M.D.
|3:10 p.m.|| |
Speaker Panel Discussion (Q&A)
|10:10 a.m.||Coffee Break||3:30 p.m.||Linda Hazlett, Ph.D. |
CME Evalutation and Closing Remarks
|10:30 a.m.|| |
Helen Mayberg, M.D.
|3:40 p.m.||Reception/Hors d' oeuvres |
Margherio Conference Center
|11:20 a.m.|| |
Steven Rosenberg, M.D., Ph.D.
|5:00 p.m.||Symposiun ends|
Michael A Tainsky, PhD
Assessing the importance of apoptosis related genes in ovarian cancer
Stephen Patrick, PhD
APOBEC3 enzymes mediate efficacy of DNA interstrand crosslinking agents by activating base excision repair and mismatch repair
Larry H. Matherly, PhD
Dual Targeting Mitochondrial and Cytosolic One-Carbon Metabolism with Novel Small-Molecule Inhibitors Results in Potent In-vivo Antitumor Efficacy
Stephen A. Krawetz, PhD
Detecting endocrine disruptor exposure from human sperm RNA-seq
Gilda Hillman, PhD
Isoflavones increase radiation-induced cell death and modify proinflammatory signaling in EAhy926 endothelial cells.
Zhuo-Hua Pan, PhD
Optogenetic Vision Restoration with Improved ChR Variants in A Blind Mouse Model under Ambient Light Conditions
Phillip Levy, MD, MPH
Angiotensin Converting Enzyme inhibitors (ACEi) increase antifibrotic biomarkers in African American patients with hypertension and left ventricular hypertrophy
Tiffany Cook, PhD
|Pax2 controls ocular morphogenesis in drosophila|
Guojun Wu, PhD
FOXQ1 interacts with the KMT2/MLL core complex to promote transcriptional activation of the epithelial to mesenchymal (EMT) program
J.-P. Jin, PhD
Deletion of calponin 2 attenuates the development of calcific aortic valve disease
Tanja Jovanovic, PhD
|Sex-specific versus general risk factors for adolescent anxious and depressive symptoms|
Ann G Schwartz, PhD, MPH
Influences of clinical and genetic factors on PD-L1 expression in patient derived NSCLC specimens.
Nerissa T. Viola-Villegas, PhD
Imaging TRA-1-60 and TRA-1-81 antigens to detect pluripotent cancer stem cells
Christine A. Rabinak, PhD
The Effect of Depression on Fear Extinction
This activity has been approved for AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™. The entire program provides 6.00 CME credits.
This event is open to the public. Seating is limited. RSVP and secure your spot today.
Travel and Hotel Accommodations
Recommended hotels are as follows:
The MGM Grand Detroit Hotel
The Westin Book Cadillac Detroit
The Inn On Ferry Street
Crowne Plaza Detroit Downtown Riverfront
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