Assistant Professor, Sriram Venneti, MD, PhD, was named a Kimmel Scholar by the Sidney Kimmel Foundation. The Kimmel Scholar Awards are given annually to 15 innovative research scientists and medical doctors in the U.S. who are in the early stages of their careers. Dr. Venneti will receive a $200,000 grant for his work, titled, “Metabolic regulation of epigenetics in childhood brain tumors.” Congratulations, Dr. Venneti, on being recognized as one of the country’s most promising young cancer researchers!
True to its theme, this exciting two-day conference is intended to meet the educational needs of Practicing Pathologists, Medical Examiners, Law Enforcement/Police Officers, Coroners, District Attorneys and Health Care Professionals. Topics related to cutting edge technology, techniques, advances, and current controversies in the field of forensic medicine and pathology will be addressed.
Dr. David Lombard was inducted into the American Society for Clinical Investigation (ASCI).
The ASCI is an honor society of physician-scientists, those who translate findings in the laboratory to the advancement of clinical practice. Founded in 1908, the Society is home to nearly 3,000 members who are leaders in academic medicine and industry. Dr. Lombard was one of only 74 new members inducted at the annual ASCI meeting on April 15th.
Dr. Scott Owens, Associate Professor, has been selected by the Galens Medical Society to receive the 2016 Elizabeth Crosby Award, presented to a faculty member in the Medical School for outstanding teaching of medical students.
Please welcome our new Pathology Residents who will be starting in July.
Kyle S. Conway - University of California School of Medicine, San Diego
Amanda L. Kitson - University of Toledo School of Medicine
Emily R. McMullen - University of Iowa Carver School of Medicine
Chelsea M. Styles - Northeast Ohio Medical University
Steven (Burke) Van Norman - Duke University School of Medicine
Nicholas A. Zoumberos - Tulane University School of Medicine
The laboratory of Dr. Yali Dou, Associate Professor of Pathology, reported new findings in the article “MLL1 Inhibition Reprograms Epiblast Stem Cells to Naive Pluripotency” which was published as an advance online publication in the journal Cell Stem Cell on March 17, 2016. Dr. Hui Zhang is the first author. Other co-authors from the Department include Bo Zhou, Avinash K. Shanmugam, Yuqing Sun, Rajesh C. Rao and Alexey I. Nesvizhskii. The article can be found online here at www.sciencedirect.com.
April 19, 2016
9:00am – 10:00am
Medical Sciences Building 1
Dr. Dafydd Thomas is an author of the paper, Glycogen Synthase Kinase 3 Beta Predicts Survival in Resected Adenocarcinoma of the Pancreas, which was featured on the December 2015 cover of the Journal of Clinical and Translational Research.
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