The Rabinovitch/Bland Lab

2008-09 Cardiopulmonary Research–in-Progress Seminars

Co-hosted with the Stanford Cardiovascular Institute
Garret A. FitzGerald, MD
McNeil Professor and Chair, Department of Pharmacology; Director, Institute for Translational Medicine and Therapeutics
University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Philadelphia
"Emerging Complexities in Prostaglandin Biology"

10/2/08, Noon, 4105 CCSR
Joint seminar with the Department of Developmental Biology
Norman Rosenblum, MD
Professor of Paediatrics, Physiology and Laboratory Medicine and Pathobiology, University of Toronto
"Molecular Signaling and Control of Renal Formation and Nephron Number"

Michael A. Matthay, MD
Professor of Medicine (Pulmonary and Critical Care Division), and of Anesthesia, University of California San Francisco
"Mesenchymal Stem Cells for the Treatment of Acute Lung Injury"

Friday, 10/31/08, 8 AM, LPCH Auditorium
Dunlevie Family Lecture, hosted by the Wall Center
Aldo Castañeda, MD PhD
Chief of Pediatric Cardiac Unit, Guatemala
William E. Ladd Professor of Surgery, Harvard Medical School, EMERITUS
Surgeon-in-Chief, Boston Children's Hospital, EMERITUS
"Evolution of Pediatric Cardiac Surgery"

Anthony Weiss, PhD
Professor of Biochemistry and Molecular Biotechnology, and Chair, MMB Division of Proteomics and Biotechnology, University of Sydney
"Human Elastin: Flexing Proteins, Quantized Assembly and Elastic Tissue Repair"

Julien Sage, PhD
Assistant Professor of Pediatrics and of Genetics, Stanford University School of Medicine
"The Rb Gene Family in Lung Cancer Development"

Pilar Ruiz-Lozano, PhD
Assistant Professor, Burnham Institute for Medical Research, La Jolla
"Epicardial Progenitor Cells in Development and Cardiac Regeneration"

Andrew Fire, PhD
Professor of Pathology and Genetics, Stanford University School of Medicine
"Homology-Directed Genetic Surveillance Systems"

Brian L. Black. PhD
Assistant Professor of Biochemistry, Cardiovascular Research Institute, University of California, San Francisco
"A Transcriptional Code for Vascular Development"

Robert Mecham, PhD
Alumni Endowed Professor of Cell Biology and Physiology, and Professor of Medicine, Pediatrics, and Bio- engineering, Washington University, St. Louis
"The Role of Extracellular Matrix in Vascular and Lung Development"

Thiennu Vu, MD, PhD
Associate Professor of Medicine, Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine, Lung Biology Center, University of California, San Francisco
"VEGF-A Regulates Pulmonary Capillary Formation and Lung Morphogenesis"

Tony Wyss-Coray, PhD
Associate Professor of Neurology and Neurological Sciences, Stanford University School of Medicine
"Study of TGF-beta Signaling in vivo Using Pathway-Specific Reporter Mice"

Alejandro Sweet-Cordero, MD
Assistant Professor of Pediatrics (Cancer Biology), Stanford University School of Medicine
"Functional Genomics of RAS Signaling in Lung Cancer"


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