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Scientific Reasoning in Medicine (SRM)

SeminarThe Scientific Reasoning in Medicine (SRM) course consists of a two-part journal club held one or two times each month throughout the academic year. The purposes of these sessions are to keep MSTP students engaged in basic science and to encourage students to consider translational implications of research during the first two years of medical school. In addition, SRM exposes MSTP students to potential research mentors.

Schedule 2018 - 2019

Dates Presenter Department(s) / Topic
  • Aug 27th
Marc W. Halterman, MD, PhD
Associate Director, MSTP
Associate Professor, Neurology
  • Sept 7th, 10th
Keith Nehrke, PhD
Professor, Department of Medicine, Nephrology
  • Sept 14th, 17th
Feng Vankee Lin, PhD, RN
Associate Professor, School of NursingNeurology
What success can teach us about failure: Neural profile of Supernormals and lessons for Alzheimer's disease (AD)
  • Oct 5th, 8th 
Xin Li, PhD
Assistant Professor, Biochemistry & Biophysics
RNA for the next generation: Sperm RNA
  • Oct 12th, 15th
Brian Altman, PhD
Assistant Professor, Biomedical Genetics
Circadian Rhythms and Health in Disease
  • Nov 9th, 12th
Michelle Janelsins-Benton, PhD
Associate Professor, Department of Surgery, Cancer Control
Cancer-related cognitive impairment: clinical and translational research​
  • Nov 16th, 19th 
Farran Briggs, PhD
Associate Professor, Neuroscience
Attention: what is it and how do we study visual attention?
  • Dec 14th, 17th
Xingping Zhang, BMed, PhD
Associate Professor, Orthopaedics, Center for Musculoskeletal Research
Tissue engineering of periosteum for bone repair and reconstruction
  • Jan 25th, 28th 
Ross Maddox, PhD
Assistant Professor, Biomedical Engineering
Evoked potentials as measures of hearing loss and auditory processing
  • Feb 15th, 18th 
  • March 1st, 4th 
Toru Takimoto, DVM, PhD
Associate Professor, Microbiology and Immunology

Regulation of host innate and immune responses by influenza A virus shutoff proteins
  • Mar 8th, 11th 
Peter Prieto, MD, MPH
Assistant Professor, Department of Surgery, Oncology
Melanoma Tumor Immunotherapy, Effect of the microbiome on Cancer, Optimizing Adoptive Cell Therapy for Solid Organ Malignancy
  • Mar 29th, Apr 1st
Homaira Rahimi, MD
Assistant Professor, Department of Pediatrics, Pediatric Rheumatology

Title TBD 
  • Apr 12th,  15th
Michael Giacomelli, PhD
Assistant Professor,
Biomedical Engineering
Title TBD