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Timothy A. Johnson Medical Scholar Lecture Series

Hosted by the Fralin Biomedical Research Institute at VTC, and the VTC School of Medicine

Upcoming Events

Archived Medical Scholar Lectures

2017 - 2018 Academic Year

2016 - 2017 Academic Year

  • A Neural Circuitry Basis for the Core Clinical Features of Schizophrenia
    April 7, 2017  |  David Lewis, M.D.
  • Integrins and the Kidney
    Feb. 10, 2017  |  Roy Zent, M.D., Ph.D.
  • Advances in Locally Advanced Pancreatic Cancer through Irreversible Electroporation and Enhanced Chemotherapy Delivery
    Feb. 3, 2017  |  Robert Martin, M.D., Ph.D.
  • Unmet Clinical Need and Identification of Novel Therapeutics
    Nov. 11, 2016  |  Brian Annex, M.D.
  • Macrophage Apoptosis and Efferocytosis in Atherosclerosis (Watch Lecture)
    Oct. 21, 2016  |  MacRae F. Linton, M.D.
  • Thymus Transplantation
    Sept. 16, 2016  |  M. Louise Markert, M.D., Ph.D.
  • Individualized Anatomical ACL Reconstruction (Watch Lecture)
    Sept. 1, 2016  |  Freddie Fu, M.D.

2015 - 2016 Academic Year

  • Stress Urinary Incontinence: Pathophysiology, Spectrum of Treatment and Outcomes
    Mar. 25, 2016  |  Holly Richter, M.D., Ph.D., FACOG, FACS
  • Chronic Metabolic Acidosis: The Progression From Scientific Concept to Clinical Importance to Therapy (Watch Lecture)
    Jan. 29, 2016  |  Robert J. Alpern, M.D.
  • An Electrostatic Mechanism for Ca2+-Mediated Regulation of Gap Junction Channels
    Dec. 4, 2015  |  Mark Yeager, M.D., Ph.D.
  • Advances in Fetal and Neonatal Neuroimaging
    Nov. 13, 2015  |  P. Ellen Grant, M.D., M.Sc.
  • Melanoma and Brain Metastases: Can Immunotherapy Cure a Disease that Arises in the Skin and Kills in the Brain? 
    Sept. 11, 2015  |  Kim Margolin, M.D.
  • Gaucher Disease and Parkinsonism: Insights from a Rare Disorder
    Sept. 4, 2015  |  Ellen Sidransky, M.D.

2014 - 2015 Academic Year

  • Neuromodulation of the Sensorimotor Network in Parkinson's Disease
    April 3, 2015  |  Helen Bronte-Stewart, M.D.
  • Nucleotide Repeat Expansions: Inflammation, Neurodegeneration, and the Role of MicroRNA in Pathogenesis
    Mar. 20, 2015  |  Erin Pennock Foff, M.D., Ph.D.
  • Autosomal Recessive Polycystic Kidney Disease: New Insights Reveal Provocative Complexities
    Feb. 20, 2015  |  Lisa Guay-Woodford, M.D.
  • Hepatopulmonary Syndrome: Bedside to Bench and Back Again
    Feb. 6, 2015  |  Michael Fallon, M.D. 
  • Pulmonary Hypertension: Has It Become a "Forgettable" Disease?
    Nov. 21, 2014  |  Robert Bourge, M.D.
  • Immunological Mechanisms of Allergic Diseases and Asthma
    Oct. 24, 2014  |  Hirohito Kita, M.D.
  • Clinical Genomics = Personal Genomes + Clan Genomics
    Sept. 19, 2014  |  James Lupski, M.D., Ph.D.
  • Hypothesis-Generating Research and Predictive Medicine
    Sept. 12, 2014  |  Les Biesecker, M.D.

2013 - 2014 Academic Year

2012 - 2013 Academic Year

About the Timothy A. Medical Scholar Lecture Series

The Timothy A. Johnson Medical Scholar Lecture Series hosts clinician scientists who are exploring frontiers of medicine. These lectures are principally intended for Virginia Tech Carilion School of Medicine students and Virginia Tech students in Translational Biology, Medicine, and Health graduate program. Virginia Tech and Carilion Clinic faculty, staff, and students may also attend. For more information about these events, please contact Dr. LaConte or call 540-526-2059.