Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania

Topics in Molecular Medicine

Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania

Syllabus

Fall, 2014

Topics in Molecular Medicine
Fridays (unless noted) from 2:00-3:30 pm in room 253 BRB

Class #1 – James Hoxie – September 8 (Monday from 3:30-5:00 pm) - "HIV prevention and transmission"

Class #2 – Alice Chen-Plotkin – September 19 (2:15-3:45 pm) - "Parkinson's disease: Emphasis on the role of alpha-synuclein"

Class #3 – Robert Heuckeroth – September 26 - "A nervous gut is a happy gut"

Class #4 – Katharine Bar - October 3 - "Functional cure of HIV"

Class #5 – Dennis Kolson – October 7 (Tuesday) - "Microbial translocation and HIV/SIV pathogenesis"

Class #6 – Mitch Lazar – October 10 – "How does metformin improve type 2 diabetes?"

Class #7 – Roger Greenberg – October 24 - "Targeting homologous recombination deficiency in hereditary breast and ovarian cancer" 

Class #8 –Mark Kahn – October 31 - "Breaking the blood-brain barrier to treat CNS disease"

Class #9 – Jonathan Maltzman – November 7 - "Rational drug design for transplantation"

Class #10 –Warren Pear – November 14 - “Drug resistance in T-cell leukemia"

Class #11 – Jaimo Ahn and Robert Mauck – November 24 (Monday) - "Good vibrations: Mechano-biologic basis for bone growth"

Class #12 – Neal Sondheimer – December 1 (Monday) - "Trilineage embryos for the avoidance of mitochondrial disease"

Class #13 – Robert Vonderheide – December 5 - "At the crossroads of cancer genetics and immunotherapy"

Class #14 - Gary Wu – December 12 - "The role of the microbiome in intestinal cancer"

 

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• Last updated: 10/28/2014