The Rabinovitch/Bland Lab

2007-08 Cardiopulmonary Research–in-Progress Seminars

9/6/07

Amato J Giaccia, PhD
Professor & Director, Division of Cancer and Radiation Biology
Stanford University School of Medicine
"Therapeutically Targeting The PHD/HIF Pathway"

10/4/07

Kryn Stankunas, PhD
Post-doctoral fellow, Cardiovascular Medicine
(Mentor: Ching-Pin Chang, MD, PhD)
Stanford University School of Medicine
"Chromatin Regulation of the Microenvironment During Heart Development by Brg1 Repression of Adamts1"

10/18/07

Mark R Nicolls, MD
(Acting) Associate Professor of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine
Stanford university School of Medicine, and PAVAHCS
"Immune Aspects of Pulmonary Hypertension"

10/25/07

Howard Y Chang, MD, PhD
Assistant Professor of Dermatology
Stanford University School of Medicine
"Genomic Encoding of Positional Information"

11/8/07

Gill Bejerano, PhD
Assistant Professor of Developmental Biology and Computer Science
Stanford University School of Medicine
"Understanding Mammalian Regulatory DNA"

11/29/07

Ricardo E Dolmetsch, PhD 
Assistant Professor of Neurobiology
Stanford, University School of Medicine
"Calcium Channel Trafficking and Transcription"

2/14/08

Paul M. Hassoun, MD
Professor of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine
Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine
"Endothelial barrier dysfunction in ventilator-associated lung injury"

2/15/08
(Friday) 1PM, Munzer

Evans Lecture – Pulmonary Medicine Grand Rounds
Sponsored by the Vera Moulton Wall Center for Pulmonary Vascular Disease
Paul M. Hassoun, MD
Professor of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine
Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine
"Scleroderma-related Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension: Challenges and Hope"

2/21/08

Nancy Boudreau, PhD
Associate Professor of Surgery, University of California, San Francisco
(Tentative title)  "Homeobox Genes in Angiogenesis and Vasculogenesis"

2/28/08

Paul A Khavari, MD, PhD
Carl J. Herzog Professor in Dermatology in the School of Medicine
Stanford University School of Medicine
"Ras/MAPK Signaling in Homeostasis and Neoplasia"

3/13/08

Harold S Bernstein, MD, PhD
Associate Professor of Pediatrics (Cardiology)
Cardiovascular Research Institute
Institute for Regeneration Medicine
Comprehensive Cancer Center
University of California San Francisco
"Modeling Myocardial Development and Therapy with Human Embryonic Stem Cells"

3/20/08

Vinicio de Jesus Perez, MD
Instructor of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine
And Post doctoral fellow (Mentor: Marlene Rabinovitch, MD)
Stanford University School of Medicine
"Bone Morphogenetic Protein and Wingless Cross-talk in the Pulmonary Circulation: A New Paradigm for Understanding Pulmonary Vascular Diseases"

3/27/08

Marcia L Stefanick, PhD, FAHA
Professor of Medicine (Research), and, by courtesy, of Obstetrics and Gynecology
Stanford University School of Medicine
"Does Initiating Hormone Therapy at Menopause Reduce CHD?
 A Review of the Evidence"

4/2/08 (Wednesday, 4 PM, Falk)

Augustine M.K. Choi, MD
Parker B. Francis Professor of Medicine, Harvard Medical School
Chief, Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine, Brigham and Women’s Hospital
"Role of Autophagy in COPD and Vascular Injury"

4/10/08

Cristina M Alvira, MD
Instructor of Pediatrics
Stanford University School of Medicine
"Disease Severity in a Murine Model of Kawasaki Disease is Determined by Dysregulation of Elastin Fiber Assembly"

4/17/08

Peter L Jones, PhD
Associate Professor of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine
Institute for Medicine and Engineering
University of Pennsylvania
"ConText Messaging in the Normal and Diseased Lung"

5/15/08

Ajay Chawla, MD, PhD
Assistant Professor of Medicine (Endocrinology, Gerontology and Metabolism)
Stanford University School of Medicine
"PPARs, Macropahge Activation and Insulin Resistance"

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