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Nancy J. Cox, Ph.D.

Nancy J. Cox, Ph.D.

  • Director, Vanderbilt Genetics Institute
  • Director, Division of Genetic Medicine
  • Mary Phillips Edmonds Gray Professor of Genetics
  • Professor, Department of Medicine
  • Vanderbilt University School of Medicine

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Building a Catalog Linking Genes to the Medical Phenome in BioVU

Dec. 17, 2015
Sponsored by Office of the Vice Chancellor for Health Affairs

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Joe G. N. Õ• ÅSkipÕ•  Garcia, M.D.

Joe G. N. "Skip" Garcia, M.D.

  • Senior Vice President for Health Sciences
  • Arizona Health Sciences Center
  • Merlin K. DuVal, MD Endowed Chair for Leadership and Innovation
  • Professor of Medicine
  • UA College of Medicine
  • Member, Institute of Medicine

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Systems Biology Approaches to Personalize Critical Care Therapies

Dec. 10, 2015
Sponsored by Pediatrics

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Susan Lindquist, Ph.D.

Susan Lindquist, Ph.D.

  • 2014 Vanderbilt Prize Winner
  • Professor of Biology, MIT
  • Investigator, HHMI
  • Member, Institute of Medicine
  • Member, National Academy of Sciences

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From Yeast to Human Stem Cells:
A Powerful Discovery Platform For Combatting Neurodegenerative Diseases

Nov. 19, 2015
Sponsored by Office of the Vice Chancellor for Health Affairs

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Elazer R. Edelman, M.D., Ph.D.

Elazer R. Edelman, M.D., Ph.D.

  • Thomas D. and Virginia W. Cabot Professor of Health Sciences and Technology, MIT
  • Professor of Medicine, Harvard Medical School
  • Senior Attending Physician, Brigham and Women's Hospital in Boston
  • Member, Institute of Medicine
  • Member, National Academy of Engineering

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Pushing Innovation At The Cusp Of Engineering, Biology And Medicine

Nov. 5, 2015
Sponsored by the Vanderbilt Medical Scientist Training Program

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Ingeborg J. Hochmair, Ph.D.

Ingeborg J. Hochmair, Ph.D.

  • Vienna University of Technology, Innsbruck University of Medicine
  • CEO and CTO of MED EL Corporation
  • Receipient, Lasker-Debakey Clinical Medical Research Award

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Hearing Restoration via Cochlear Implants: Achievements and Future Challenges for Engineering and Research

Oct. 8, 2015
Sponsored by Vanderbilt Bill Wilkerson Center Department of Otolaryngology

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Sept Featured Speakers

David M. Bader, Ph.D.

  • Professor of Medicine and Cell and Developmental Biology
  • Gladys Parkinson Stahlman Chair in Cardiovascular Research

Nancy J. Brown, M.D.

  • Hugh Jackson Morgan Professor of Medicine and Pharmacology Chair, Department of Medicine
  • Physician-in-Chief, Vanderbilt University School of Medicine

Thomas J. Wang, M.D.

  • Professor of Medicine
  • Gottlieb C. Friesinger II Chair in Cardiovascular Medicine
  • Director, Division of Cardiovascular Medicine
  • Physician-in-Chief, Vanderbilt Heart & Vascular Institute

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Vanderbilt Cutting-Edge Discovery: Human Determinants of Cardiovascular Disease and Treatment

Sept. 24, 2015
Sponsored by Office of the Vice Chancellor for Health Affairs

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Tim Jost Speaker

Timothy Jost, J.D.

  • Washington and Lee University School of Law
  • Member, Institute of Medicine

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Sept. 10, 2015
Sponsored by Center for Biomedical Ethics & Society, Patricia Townsend Meador Lectureship

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May Featured Speakers

Francis S. Collins, M.D., Ph.D.

  • Director of National Institutes of Health
  • Member, Institute of Medicine
  • Member, National Academy of Sciences
  • Investigator, HHMI

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Exceptional Opportunities in Biomedical Research

May 28, 2015 (3:00 p.m.)
Sponsored by Office of the Vice Chancellor for Health Affairs

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May Featured Speakers

David Cortez, Ph.D.

  • Professor of Biochemistry
  • Ingram Professor of Cancer Research

Robert J. Coffey, Jr., M.D.

  • Professor of Medicine
  • Professor of Cell and Developmental Biology

Hilary A. Tindle, M.D., M.P.H.

  • Associate Professor of Medicine
  • Director of Tobacco Research and Treatment

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Vanderbilt Cutting-Edge Discovery: Gene environment interactions in cancer etiology and prevention

May 21, 2015
Sponsored by Office of the Vice Chancellor for Health Affairs

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Eric I. Knudsen, Ph.D.

Eric I. Knudsen, Ph.D.

  • Edward C. and Amy H. Sewall Professor, School of Medicine
  • Professor of Neurobiology
  • Stanford University
  • Member, National Academy of Sciences

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How the brain controls attention: a study in birds

April 30, 2015
Sponsored by Vanderbilt Brain Institute

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Roel Nusse, Ph.D.

Roel Nusse, Ph.D.

  • Daniel Ludwig Professor of Cancer Research
  • Institute for Stem Cell Biology and Regenerative Medicine
  • Department of Developmental Biology
  • Stanford University School of Medicine
  • Investigator, HHMI
  • Member, National Academy of Science

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Wnt Signaling Stem Cell Control and Cancer

April 23, 2015
Sponsored by Department of Cell and Developmental Biology, CDB Distinguished Speaker

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Sir Stephen O'Rahilly, M.D., FRCP, FRCPI, FRCPath, FRS, FMedSci

Irwin Eskind Lecture in Biomedical Science

Sir Stephen O'Rahilly, M.D., FRCP, FRCPI, FRCPath, FRS, FMedSci

  • Co-Director, IMS; Director, University of Cambridge Metabolic Research Laboratories; Director, MRC Metabolic Diseases Unit
  • Professor of Clinical Biochemistry and Medicine, University of Cambridge
  • Department of Clinical Biochemistry, University of Cambridge
  • Member, National Academy of Sciences
  • Member, Royal Society, UK

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Human Obesity and Insulin Resistance: Lessons From the Extremes

April 2, 2015
Sponsored by Department of Molecular Physiology and Biophysics and the Vanderbilt Diabetes Research and Training Center

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Elena Fuentes-Afflick, M.D., M.P.H.

Louis Staudt, M.D., Ph.D.

  • Lymphoid Malignancies Branch Head, Molecular Biology of Lymphoid Malignancies Section
  • Deputy Branch Chief, Center for Cancer Research
  • National Cancer Institute
  • Member, National Academy of Sciences

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Therapy of Lymphoma Inspired by Functional and Structural Genomics

March 19, 2015
Sponsored by Vanderbilt-Ingram Cancer Center

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Elena Fuentes-Afflick, M.D., M.P.H.

Elena Fuentes-Afflick, M.D., M.P.H.

  • Professor and Vice Chair of Pediatrics & Professor of Epidemiology & Biostatistics
  • University of California, San Francisco
  • Chief of Pediatrics, San Francisco General Hospital
  • Member, Institute of Medicine

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Acculturation: What immigrants teach us about being American

Feb. 26, 2015, 4 p.m. 208 Light Hall

Sponsored by Department of Pediatrics

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Mark E. Frisse, M.D., M.S., M.B.A.

Mark E. Frisse, M.D., M.S., M.B.A.

  • Accenture Professor of Biomedical Informatics
  • Vanderbilt University School of Medicine
  • Member, Institute of Medicine

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Seeing Systems Differently: How Can Informatics Support 21st Century American Health Challenges?

January 22, 2015, 4 p.m. 208 Light Hall

Sponsored by Department of Biomedical Informatics

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Jennifer Doudna, Ph.D.

Jennifer Doudna, Ph.D.

  • Li Ka Shing Chancellor's Chair in Biomedical and Health Sciences
  • Professor, Molecular & Cell Biology and Chemistry
  • University of California, Berkeley
  • Investigator, HHMI
  • Member, Institute of Medicine
  • Member, National Academy of Sciences

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Crispr Biology: From Foundational to Translational Science

Jan. 8, 2015, 4 p.m. 208 Light Hall

Sponsored by Department of Biochemistry, Vanderbilt Institute of Chemical Biology and Center for Structural Biology

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