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School of Medicine Festival of Science: Accelerating Innovation & Discovery in Medicine
Start Date: 11/22/2013 All Day
End Date: 11/22/2013
Event Description

When: Friday, November 22, 2013 - 8:30 a.m. - 4 p.m.

Where: HSF II Auditorium
20 Penn Street
Baltimore, MD 21201

Agenda:

8:45am Welcome
Dean E. Albert Reece, MD, PhD, MBA

9:00am Keynote address
Francis Collins, MD, PhD

8:45am Welcome
--Dean E. Albert Reece, MD, PhD, MBA

9:00am Keynote address
--Francis Collins, MD, PhD

9:35am Group 1: Institute for Genome Sciences (Moderator: Robin Pierson, MD)
IGS Overview
--Claire Fraser, PhD
Application High-Throughput Sequencing to Genomic Epidemiology
--David Rasko, PhD
The vaginal microbiome and women's health: implications for clinical translation
--Rebecca Brotman, PhD
Human population genomics with next-generation sequencing
--Timothy O’Connor, PhD

11:10am BREAK

11:15am Group 2: Dept. of Pharmacology (Moderator: Curt Civin, MD)
The Department of Pharmacology: Current Success and Future Potential
--Margaret McCarthy, PhD
Neuropharmacology: Where we are and where we are going
--Thomas Abrams, PhD
Oncopharmacology: Where we are and where we are going
--Yun Qiu, PhD

12:45pm LUNCH

2:30pm Group 3: Dept. of Surgery (Moderator: Alan Shuldiner, MD)
Department Overview
--Stephen Bartlett, MD
Vascularized Bone Marrow as an Immunomodulatory Approach in Transplantation
--Rolf Barth, MD
Clinical and Basic Research in Hyperparathyroidism: From Bedside (to Bank) to Bench
--John Olson, Jr., MD, PhD
Novel therapeutics for Pediatric Cardiomyopathy using Resident Cardiac Stem Cells
--Sunjay Kaushal, MD, PhD
“Halfway Technologies” and “Magical Metronomes” for Heart and Lung Diseases That Have “Left the Barn”
--Bartley Griffith, MD

4:00pm Closing remarks
--Dean Reece

Click Here to Register.

Location Information:
HSF II Auditorium
Contact Information:
Name: Kevin Enright
Phone: 410-706-6866
Email: kenright@som.umaryland.edu
Dr. Francis Collins
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