News: Upcoming Events

04.17.2014 7 a.m.

Orthopaedics Grand Rounds: “Concerns About Wear and Implant Longevity in Total Hip Arthroplasty: An Unusual Case of Extreme Wear of a Ceramic-on-Ceramic Bearing Couple”

The Department of Orthopaedics will host Grand Rounds on Thursday, April 17, from 7 to 8 a.m. at the Mailman Center for Child Development, eighth-floor auditorium. Fifth-year resident Jaime A. Carvajal, M.D., will present “Concerns About Wear and Implant Longevity in Total Hip Arthroplasty: An Unusual Case of Extreme Wear of a Ceramic-on-Ceramic Bearing Couple.”

04.17.2014 7 a.m.

Otolaryngology Grand Rounds: “Redefining Mammalian Auditory Mechanotransduction Mechanisms”

Please join us for Otolaryngology Grand Rounds on Thursday, April 17, from 7 to 8 a.m. in the Clinical Research Building, room 989. Anthony Wei Peng, Ph.D., postdoctoral fellow at Stanford University, will present “Redefining Mammalian Auditory Mechanotransduction Mechanisms.” In his lecture, Dr. Peng will discuss research findings which suggest calcium does not drive cochlear mechanotransduction adaptation.

04.17.2014 7:30 a.m.

Bascom Palmer Eye Institute/Ophthalmology Grand Rounds

Bascom Palmer Eye Institute and the Department of Ophthalmology will host Grand Rounds on Thursday, April 17, from 7:30 to 9 a.m. at Bascom Palmer's Jose Berrocal Auditorium. Ophthalmology residents and fellows will present interesting or unusual cases.

04.17.2014 Noon

Molecular and Cellular Pharmacology Seminar: "What Yeast Genetics Reveals About Clathrin-Mediated Endocytosis"

Sandra K. Lemmon, Ph.D., professor of molecular and cellular pharmacology and Director of the M.D./Ph.D. Program, will present “What Yeast Genetics Reveals About Clathrin-Mediated Endocytosis” at noon on Thursday, April 17, in the Rosenstiel Medical Science Building, room 6018.

04.18.2014 12:15 p.m.

Neurology Grand Rounds: “Neuroplasticity in Recovery After SCI: Optimizing Recovery Through Physical Therapeutics”

The Department of Neurology will host Grand Rounds on Friday, April 18, from 12:15 to 1:15 p.m. at University of Miami Hospital, Seminar Center. Edelle C. Field-Fote, Ph.D., P.T., professor of physical therapy and neurological surgery, will present "Neuroplasticity in Recovery After SCI: Optimizing Recovery Through Physical Therapeutics."

04.22.2014 Noon

Faculty and Staff Assistance Program Seminar: "Mindful Living"

The Faculty and Staff Assistance Program (FSAP) will host a monthly lunchtime seminar to explore the basic tenets of mindfulness, review the significance of mindful living and guide participants through a mindfulness practice. Being mindful increases engagement with the present moment and allows for a clearer understanding of how thoughts and emotions impact our health and the quality of our lives. This month’s seminar on Tuesday, April 22, from noon to 1 p.m. in Dominion Parking Garage, suite 155, will focus on a loving-kindness practice. This meditation cultivates love, compassion and empathy. Attend to awaken your innate capacity for mindful living and nurture a practice to positively inspire every facet of your life.

04.23.2014 7:30 a.m.

Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Grand Rounds: “Spasticity and the Use of Intrathecal Baclofen Pump”

The Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation will host Grand Rounds on Wednesday, April 23, from 7:30 to 8:30 a.m. at Jackson Memorial Hospital's Diagnostic Treatment Center, room 259. Seema Khurana, D.O., assistant professor of physical medicine and rehabilitation, will present “Spasticity and the Use of Intrathecal Baclofen Pump”

04.23.2014 Noon

Microbiology and Immunology Seminar: “New Technologies in Developing Recombinant Attenuated Salmonella Vaccines”

The Department of Microbiology and Immunology will host a seminar from noon to 1 p.m. on Wednesday, April 23, in the Rosenstiel Medical Science Building, conference room 3109. Roy Curtiss III, Ph.D., professor of life sciences and Director of the Centers for Infectious Diseases and Vaccinology and Microbial Genetic Engineering at the Biodesign Institute at Arizona State University, will present “New Technologies in Developing Recombinant Attenuated Salmonella Vaccines.”

04.24.2014 6:45 a.m.

Anesthesiology Grand Rounds: “Postoperative Respiratory Complications”

The Department of Anesthesiology will host Grand Rounds on Thursday, April 24, from 6:45 to 7:45 a.m. in the Rosenstiel Medical Science Building, third-floor auditorium. Matthias Eikermann, M.D., Ph.D., associate professor of anesthesia at Harvard Medical School, will present "Postoperative Respiratory Complications.”

04.24.2014 7 a.m.

Orthopaedics Grand Rounds: “Return to Play After Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) Reconstruction”

The Department of Orthopaedics will host Grand Rounds on Thursday, April 24, from 7 to 8 a.m. at the Mailman Center for Child Development, eighth-floor auditorium. Fifth-year resident Michael Gombosh, M.D., will present “Return to Play After Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) Reconstruction."

04.24.2014 7:30 a.m.

Bascom Palmer Eye Institute/Ophthalmology Grand Rounds

Bascom Palmer Eye Institute and the Department of Ophthalmology will host Grand Rounds on Thursday, April 24, from 7:30 to 9 a.m. at Bascom Palmer Eye Institute, Jose Berrocal Auditorium. Ophthalmology residents and fellows will present interesting or unusual cases.

04.24.2014 11:30 a.m.

Pathology Grand Rounds: "Conditional Cell Reprogramming: Biology and Medical Applications"

The Department of Pathology will host Grand Rounds from 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. on Thursday, April 24, at the Lois Pope LIFE Center, seventh-floor auditorium. Richard Schlegel, M.D., Ph.D., professor and Oscar B. Hunter Chair of Pathology and Director of the Center for Cellular Reprogramming at Georgetown University Medical Center, will present “Conditional Cell Reprogramming: Biology and Medical Applications.”

04.24.2014 4 p.m.

McKnight Vision Research Seminar: "Vitamin C and Human Epigenome: Implication in Reprogramming Cancer Cells"

Please join us for a McKnight Vision Research Seminar at 4 p.m. on Thursday, April 24, at Bascom Palmer Eye Institute, Jose Berrocal Auditorium. Gaofeng Wang, Ph.D., associate professor of human genomics, will present "Vitamin C and Human Epigenome: Implication in Reprogramming Cancer Cells."

04.25.2014 8 a.m.

Conference on Fragile X Medical Issues for the Growing Child

A conference on Fragile X Medical Issues for the Growing Child will be held Friday, April 25, from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m., at the Lois Pope LIFE Center, seventh-floor conference room.

04.28.2014 Noon

Microbiology and Immunology Seminar: “Moving Beyond GWAS in Type 1 Diabetes”

The Department of Microbiology and Immunology will host a seminar from noon to 1 p.m. on Monday, April 28, in the Rosenstiel Medical Science Building, conference room 3109. Todd Brusko, Ph.D., assistant professor of pathology, immunology and laboratory medicine and Director of Immunological Sciences at the University of Florida College of Medicine, will present “Moving Beyond GWAS in Type 1 Diabetes.”

05.01.2014 5:30 p.m.

Bascom Palmer Robert Haimovici Memorial Lecture: "Struggles in Vein: Progress in the Management of Retinal Venous Occlusive Disease"

Bascom Palmer Eye Institute will host the Robert Haimovici Memorial Lecture on Thursday, May 1, in the Jose Berrocal Auditorium. Julia A. Haller, M.D., professor and Chair of Ophthalmology, William Tasman, M.D., Endowed Chair in Ophthalmology, Jefferson Medical College of Thomas Jefferson University, Wills Eye Hospital, will present “Struggles in Vein: Progress in the Management of Retinal Venous Occlusive Disease.”

05.03.2014 8 a.m.

Department of Neurological Surgery to Host 14th Hubert L. Rosomoff Research Day

The Department of Neurological Surgery will host its 14th Hubert L. Rosomoff Research Day on Saturday, May 3, from 8 a.m. to noon at the Lois Pope LIFE Center, seventh-floor auditorium. The event showcases research by residents, fellows and faculty of the department. This year’s visiting professor is L. Nelson Hopkins, M.D., Distinguished Professor of Neurosurgery, professor of radiology, and Director of the Toshiba Stroke and Vascular Research Center at the State University of New York at Buffalo.

05.06.2014 Noon

Pediatric Grand Rounds: "Pearls of Pediatric Sleep”

Please join us for Pediatric Grand Rounds on Tuesday, May 6, featuring Shahriar Shahzeidi, M.D., assistant professor of clinical pediatrics, who will present “Pearls of Pediatric Sleep” from noon to 1 p.m. in the Mailman Center for Child Development, eighth-floor auditorium.

05.09.2014 Noon

McKnight Vision Research Seminar: "Photothermal Stimulation of the Retina: Initial Clinical Experience with Central Serous Retinopathy"

The Department of Ophthalmology will host a McKnight Vision Research Seminar by Daniel Palanker, Ph.D., associate professor of ophthalmology at Stanford University, at noon on Friday, May 9, at Bascom Palmer Eye Institute, Jose Berrocal Auditorium. Dr. Palanker will present "Photothermal Stimulation of the Retina: Initial Clinical Experience with Central Serous Retinopathy."

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