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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

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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