Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania

Topics in Molecular Medicine

Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania

Syllabus

Fall, 2013

Topics in Molecular Medicine
Wednesdays (unless noted) from 3:30 pm - 5:00 pm in room 1001 BRB

Class #1 – Roger Greenberg – September 4 - "Targeting Homologous Recombination deficiency in hereditary cancers"

Class #2 – Aimee Payne – September 11 - "RDEB: Gene therapy and beyond"

Class #3 – Nancy Spinner & Ian Krantz – September 20 (Friday) - "New diagnostic platforms (exome-genome sequencing) for diagnosing and understanding disease"

Class #4 – Robert Vonderheide – September 25 - "The road to personalized cancer vaccines"

Class #5 – Mitch Lazar – October 2 - "A newly discovered mitochondrial pyruvate transporter in metabolic disease"

Class #6 – Brad Johnson – October 9 – "Cell senescence and age-related disease"

Class #7 – Mark Kahn – October 14 (Monday) - "Peripartum cardiomyopathy: An angiogenic disease of the heart" 

Class #8 – Lawrence "Skip" Brass & Scott Diamond – October 23 - "Antiplatelet therapy to prevent heart attacks and strokes: When is enough enough and how do you know?"

Class #9 – Virginia Lee – October 30 - "Alzheimer's disease therapy: The mystery of vanishing plaques"

Class #10 – George Shaw – November 6 - “Protection and cure of invading RNA viral pathogens: The Hepatitis C virus paradigm”

Class #11 – Jonathan Maltzman – November 13 - "Rationally designed immunosuppression"

Class #12 – James Hoxie – November 20 - "HIV reservoirs and the Berlin patient"

Class #13 – Gary Wu – December 4 - "Diet, the Gut Microbiota, and Inflammatory Bowel Disease"

Class #14 – Joshua Friedman – December 11 - "The impact of genomics on inflammatory bowel disease"

Class #15 – Dennis Kolson– December 16 (Monday) - "Microbial translocation and chronic immune activation in HIV neuropathogenesis"

Additional Course Documents

• Last updated: 09/11/2013