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AGENDA FOR 210th MEETING OF THE INTERURBAN CLINICAL CLUB

Agenda for 210th MEETING OF THE INTERURBAN CLINICAL CLUB
210th Meeting of the Interurban Clinical Club
Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine
Owens Auditorium
Koch Cancer Research Building
1550 Orleans Street, Baltimore, MD 21287-0014
Friday, November 7, 2014

8.00 amContinental Breakfast Koch Cancer Research Building, Owens Auditorium

9.00 amWelcoming Remarks and Opening
Landon S. King, M.D., Executive Vice Dean, Professor of Medicine and Biological Chemistry, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine

9.15 am“Insights from Human Enteroids in Understanding Intestinal Physiology and Host-Pathogen Interactions” Mark Donowitz, M.D., LeBoff Professor of Medicine, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine

9.45 am“Liquid Biopsy Approaches for Detecting and Characterizing Human Cancer” Victor Velculescu, M.D., Ph.D., Professor, Department of Oncology, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine

10:15 -10:30 am Break

10:30 amTBA Sir William Osler Young Investigator Award

11.00 am“Found in Translation: New Insights into the Pathogenesis and Treatment of Aortic Aneurysm” Hal Dietz, Ph.D., Victor A. McKusick Professor of Genetics in the Departments of Medicine, Pediatrics, and Molecular Biology and Genetics, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine

11.30 am“Applications of Engineering Principles in Cancer Research” Denis Wirtz, Ph.D., Vice Provost for Research, TH Smoot Professor, Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering, Pathology, Oncology, Johns Hopkins University and Johns Hopkins School of Medicine

12:00 12:45 pmLunch in Koch Cancer Research Building, Owens Auditorium (Members Only)

12:45-1:30 pmTBD – Excursion

1:30 pm“Rebuilding Bodies: Regenerative Medicine From The Lab to The Clinic” Jennifer Elisseeff, Ph.D., Professor, Wilmer Eye Institute and Department of Biomedical Engineering, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine

2:00 pm“Can Cancer Trigger Autoimmunity? Clues from systemic sclerosis” Erika Darrah, Ph.D., Assistant Professor, Department of Medicine, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine

2:30 pmBreak

2:45 pm“Hematopoietic stem cell formation – lessons from the embryo” Nancy Speck, Ph.D., Professor of Cell and Developmental Biology, Cancer Biology, University of Pennsylvania

3:15 pmBreak

3:00 pm“A Serendipitous Finding leading to a Potentially Novel Treatment for Obesity and Type II Diabetes” Jonathan Powell, Ph.D.,
Professor, Department of Oncology, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine

3:30 pm“Wireless Microrobots Perform Thousands of Biopsies In Vivo” Florin Selaru, M.D., Assistant Professor of Medicine and Oncology, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine

4:00 pmBusiness Meeting (Members Only)

6:30 pmCocktail Reception and Black Tie Dinner, The Walters Art Museum, 600 N. Charles Street, Baltimore, MD 21201

8:00 pm“From Smallpox to Ebola: Responding to Biological Threats” D.A. Henderson, M.D., M.P.H., Dean Emeritus, Bloomberg School of Public Health, Johns Hopkins University

9:00 pmConclusion

AGENDA FOR 209th MEETING OF THE INTERURBAN CLINICAL CLUB

Agenda for 209th MEETING OF THE INTERURBAN CLINICAL CLUB
209th Meeting of the Interurban Clinical Club
Smilow Center for Translational Research
University of Pennsylvania
3400 Civic Center Blvd., Philadelphia, PA 19104
Room 9-146
Friday, April 4, 2014

8.15 amContinental Breakfast Smilow Center Conference Lobby, Room 9-146

9.15 amWelcoming Remarks and Opening
Charles Abrams, M.D. Director, PENN-CHOP Blood Center for Patient Care & Discovery Associate Chief, Division of Hematology-Oncology University of Pennsylvania

Jonathan A. Epstein, MD William Wikoff Smith Professor of Medicine Chair, Department of Cell and Developmental Biology Scientific Director, Penn Cardiovascular Institute University of Pennsylvania

9.30 am“Stalking the wards for blood disease as a pediatric physician scientist” Mitchell J. Weiss, M.D., Ph.D., Jane Fishman Grinberg Professor of Pediatrics The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia

10.00 am “The BRCA Tumor Suppressor Network” Roger A. Greenberg, M.D., Ph.D., Abramson Family Cancer Research Institute, University of Pennsylvania

10:30 -10:45 am Break

10:45 am “Using genetics to uncover novel antiviral targets” Sara Cherry, Ph.D., Associate Professor, Department of Microbiology, University of Pennsylvania

11:15 am“Targeting macrophages for cancer immunotherapy” Sir William Osler Young Investigator Award, Gregory L. Beatty, M.D., Ph.D., Assistant Professor, Division of Hematology-Oncology, University of Pennsylvania

12:00 12:45 pmLunch in Smilow Center for Translational Medicine Conference Room 9-100 (Members Only) “Opportunities for treatment of cancer through cancer cell-autonomous And non-autonomous mechanisms” D. Gary Gilliland, M.D., Ph.D., Vice Dean & Vice President, Precision Medicine

12:45-1:45 pmGuided Tour, University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology & Anthropology, 3260 South Street, Philadelphia PA

1:45 pm“Reactivation of developmentally silenced globin genes by forced chromatin looping” Gerd A. Blobel, M.D., Ph.D., Frank E. Weise III Endowed Chair of Pediatrics, The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia

2:15 pm“New insights into mammalian physiology from lymphatics”, Mark L. Kahn, M.D., B.A., Professor of Medicine, Penn Cardiovascular Institute, University of Pennsylvania

2:45 pm“Hematopoietic stem cell formation – lessons from the embryo” Nancy Speck, Ph.D., Professor of Cell and Developmental Biology, Cancer Biology, University of Pennsylvania

3:15 pmBreak

3:30 pm “The development and function of brown and beige adipocytes” Patrick Seale, Ph.D., Assistant Professor of Cell and Developmental Biology, University of Pennsylvania

4:00 pm“New biology and therapeutic targets inspired by human genetics” Daniel J. Rader, M.D., Chief, Division of Translational Medicine and Human Genetics, Director, Preventive Cardiovascular Medicine and Lipid Clinic, Director, Clinical and Translational Research Center, Associate Director, Institute for Translational Medicine and Therapeutics, Director, Cardiovascular Metabolism Unit, Institute for Diabetes, Obesity, & Metabolism, University of Pennsylvania

4:45 pmBusiness Meeting (Members Only)

6:00 pm Cocktail Reception and Black Tie Dinner, The Physick House, 321 S. 4th Street, Philadelphia, PA 19106

8:00 pm “Megatrends: Predictions for the Future of the American Health Care System” Ezekiel J. Emanuel, M.D., Ph.D., Vice Provost for Global Initiatives, Chair, Medical Ethics and Health Policy, University of Pennsylvania

9:00 pmConclusion