Tuesdays, August 2014


August 5, 2014 ( Tuesday )

Grand Rounds
7:30am - 8:30am
DEPARTMENT OF MEDICINE EVIDENCE BASED MEDICINE GRAND ROUNDS

TITLE:Enriched Enrollment in Clinical Trials


SPEAKER:
Scott Liebman, MD
Associate Professor of Medicine
Division of Nephrology
University of Rochester Medical Center
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Educational Objectives:
At the conclusion of this presentation participants should be able to:

1. Define enrichment enrollment.
2. Discuss ways in which clinical trials may be enriched.3. TBA.

Location:  Class of 1962 Auditorium, Kornberg Medical Research Building

Posted by:  Mary Lou Beagan, Medicine, 11-Aug-14 5:43pm ET


August 12, 2014 ( Tuesday )

Other Events & Dates
1:00pm - 2:00pm
Chemistry Ph.D. Defense

Improving and Applying RNA Secondary Structure Prediction

Stanislav Bellaousov, University of Rochester Dept. of Chemistry

Group of Professor David Mathews


Location:  Newman Room 1-6823, Med. Ctr.

Posted by:  Marguerite Weston, Chemistry, 21-Jul-14 4:00pm ET


August 19, 2014 ( Tuesday )

Grand Rounds
7:30am - 8:30am
DEPARTMENT OF MEDICINE EBM GRAND ROUNDS

TITLE:
Plasma Glucose Lowering in Type II Diabetes: Benefits vs. Patient Preferences.

SPEAKER:
Joseph A. Nicholas, M.D., M.P.H.
Assistant Professor of Medicine
Department of Medicine, Highland Hospital
University of Rochester Medical Center
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DESCRIPTION:
Dr. Joseph Nicholas will lead a discussion regarding the use of statistical modeling and QALY that can be used to improve clinical decision making. Using diabetes as a model, Dr. Nicholas will explore how treatment guidelines can be modified to address individual patient needs and preferences.

Educational Objectives:
At the conclusion of this presentation participants should be able to:

1. TBA.
2. TBA.
3. TBA.

Location:  Class of 1962 Auditorium, Kornberg Medical Research Building

Posted by:  Mary Lou Beagan, Medicine, 11-Aug-14 6:28pm ET


August 26, 2014 ( Tuesday )

Grand Rounds
7:30am - 8:30am
DEPARTMENT OF MEDICINE EBM GRAND ROUNDS

TITLE:

Peer Review: "Peeling the Onion"


SPEAKER:
David A. Bushinsky, M.D.
Chief, Division of Nephrology
John J. Kuiper Distinguished Professorship, Department of Medicine
Professor, Department of Medicine
Division of Nephrology
Professor, Department of Pharmacology and Physiology
University of Rochester Medical Center
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SPEAKER:
Jane L. Liesveld, M.D.
Professor of Medicine
Division of Hematology/Oncology
Professor, Cancer Center
Department of Medicine
University of Rochester Medical Center
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SPEAKER:
Arthur J. Moss, M.D.
Professor, Department of Medicine
Division of Cardiology - Heart Research
Bradford C. Berk, MD, PhD Distinguished Professorship
Department of Medicine
University of Rochester Medical Center
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Description:
Drs. Jane Liesveld, David Bushinsky and Arthur Moss will participate in a panel discussion exploring the many nuances of peer review. The panel will attempt to provide insights from the perspectives of individual investigators submitting original research subject to the review process as well as expectations of reviewers working on behalf of a journal's editorial board.


Educational Objectives:
At the conclusion of this presentation participants should be able to:

1. TBA.
2. TBA.
3. TBA.

Location:  Class of 1962 Auditorium, Kornberg Medical Research Building

Posted by:  Mary Lou Beagan, Medicine, 11-Aug-14 6:47pm ET


Research Meetings
9:30am - 10:30am
Pharmacology and Physiology Thesis Proposal

Corey M. Hoffman
(Dr. Laura M. Calvi, Advisor)

"Modulation of Functionally Distinct Hematopoietic Stem Cell Niches by Parathyroid Hormone"

Location:  Anders Room (4-6912)

Posted by:  Sharon Runion, 18-Aug-14 3:20pm ET


Other Events & Dates
1:00pm - 3:00pm
Career Development Workshop - Federal Bureau of Investigation

Special Agents Chad Kaestle, Darin Schultz and Christina Peklak-Scott, PhD
US Department of Justice, Federal Bureau of Investigation

A presentation on "Foreign Intelligence Threat Awareness and Careers with the Federal Bureau of Investigation"

Reception to follow in the Flaum Atrium

This event is open to all graduate students, postdocs, faculty, and staff.

Location:  G-9425 Class of '62 Auditorium

Posted by:  Lauren Keppler, Graduate Education & Postdoctoral Affairs, 21-Aug-14 9:14am ET

 
 
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