Grand Rounds

Grand Rounds are held weekly in 450 MCRB (Masonic Cancer Research Building), 8-9 a.m

October 17    

Martin J. Walsh, PhD
Professor of Pediatrics, Pharmacological Sciences and Genetics and Genomic Sciences
Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai
New York, New York

"lincRNAs, enhancer RNAs and their modifications as emerging principles regulating metabolism, cancer and stem cells" 

October 24    

Aruna Vanikar, MD, PhD
Professor and Head
Department of Pathology, Laboratory Medicine, Transfusion Services & Immunohematology
Dr. H. L. Trivedi Institute of Transplant Sciences
Ahmedabad Gujarat India

"Transplantation tolerance: Journey from minimization to no conventional immunosuppression" 

October 31

David Stenehjem, PharmD, BCOP
Assistant Professor, Department of Pharmacy Practice and Pharmaceutical Sciences
College of Pharmacy, University of Minnesota - Duluth 

"Real world evidence studies in precision oncology: harnessing the electronic medical record"  

Sponsored by the Division of Molecular Pathology and Genomics

November 7  

William Westra, MD
Vice Chair of Translational Pathology & Chief,
Surgical Pathology
Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai
New York, New York

"The changing face of head and neck cancer in the 21st century: HPV-related oropharyngeal cancer and its impact on the practice of pathology"  

November  14           

Shafaat Rabbani, MD
Professor, Division of Endocrinology & Metabolism
McGill University
Quebec, CANADA

"Targeting tumor microenvironment and epigenome: Diagnostic, prognostic and therapeutic Implications. 
 November  28 

Michael Matthay, MD
Eli & Edythe Broad Center of Regeneration Medicine and Stem Cell Research
University of California, San Francisco

"Mesenchymal stromal cells and acute respiratory distress syndrome" 

December 5    

Michelle Mielke, PhD
Professor of Epidemiology and Neurology
Mayo Clinic
Rochester, Minnesota

"Developing biofluid-based biomarkers for operationalizing the new Alzheimer's disease research framework"

December 12 

George Thanassoulis, MD
Assistant Professor
Department of Medicine, Division of Experimental Medicine
Research Institute of the McGill University Health
Montreal, Quebec

"Therapeutics for Aortic Stenosis Using Genetics (TArGet) Program"

December 19
Ahmad AbuSalah, PhD, MSc 
Professor, Institute for Health Informatics 
University of Minnesota 
Biomedical informatics infrastructure for the support of clinical and translational research
January 9, 2019        
Gregory A. Fishbein, M.D.
Assistant Professor of Pathology
David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA
Los Angeles, California
January 16
Bronwyn H. Bryant, MD 
Assistant Professor, Larner College of Medicine
University of Vermont
Burlington, Vermont
January 23    

Daniel Kurtycz, MD
University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health
Madison, Wisconsin

January 30

Regina Plummer, MD
Laboratory Medicine and Pathology
University of Minnesota

February 6

Aaron Barnes, MD, PhD
PGY4 – CP Only
Laboratory Medicine and Pathology
University of Minnesota

February 13  

George Birdsong, MD
Professor, Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine
Chief of Service for Anatomic Pathology
Winship Cancer Institute
Emory University
Atlanta, Georgia

February 20  

Karin Rodland, PhD
Researcher, Integrative Omics
Pacific Northwest National Laboratory
Richland, Washington

February 27

Molecular Pathology and Genomics

March 6

Amy Beckman, MD
Laboratory Medicine and Pathology
University of Minnesota

March 13      

Robert F. Padera, Jr. MD, PhD
Instructor, Harvard Medical School
Department of Pathology
Brigham and Women’s Hospital
Boston, Massachusetts

March 20      

Loren Wold, PhD
Associate Professor
Physiology and Cell Biology
College of Medicine, Ohio State University
Columbus, Ohio

March 27


April 3                       

Jason Baron, MD
Assistant Professor
Medical Director, Core Laboratories, Pathology Services
Massachusetts General
Boston, Massachusetts

April 10         

John N. Eble, MD
Chair, Department of Pathology & Laboratory Medicine
School of Medicine, Indiana University
Indianapolis, Indiana  

April 17         

Ralph Deberadinis, MD, PhD
Chief and Professor
Division of Pediatric Genetics and Metabolism
University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center
Dallas, Texas

April 24         

James M. Musser, MD, PhD
Chair, Department of Pathology & Genomic Medicine
Professor of Pathology and Genomic Medicine, Institute for Academic Medicine
Houston Methodist
Weill Cornell Medical College
Houston, Texas

May 1 

Lynette M. Scholl, MD
Associate Professor, Department of Pathology
Harvard Medical School
Brigham and Women’s Hospital
Boston, Massachusetts

May 8 

Pepper Schedin, PhD
Professor, Medical Oncology
Anschutz Medical Campus
University of Colorado, Denver

May 15

Molecular Pathology and Genomics

May 22          

Jeffrey Meeusen, PhD
Clinical Chemist and Co-Director
Cardiovascular Laboratory Medicine
Mayo Clinic
Rochester, Minnesota

May 22