2019 Speakers

Ronald Evans, Ph.D.

Irwin Eskind Lecture in Biomedical Science

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  • Professor and Director, Gene Expression Laboratory, Salk Institute for Biological Studies
  • HHMI Investigator
  • March of Dimes Chair in Molecular and Developmental Biology

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Resetting Metabolism and Treating Diabetes by Targeting Factors from Fat and the Gut

March 7, 2019 | 4:00 p.m.
Sponsored by the Vanderbilt Diabetes Research and Training Center

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Lloyd B. Minor, M.D.Minor Small Image

  • The Carl and Elizabeth Naumann Dean of the Stanford University School of Medicine
  • Professor of Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery
  • Professor, by courtesy, of Neurobiology and Bioengineering

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Precision Medicine: Predict, Prevent and Cure Precisely

February 21, 2019 | 4:00 p.m.
Sponsored by the Department of Otolaryngology

Angelika Amon, Ph.D.Amon

  • 2018 Vanderbilt Prize in Biomedical Science Recipient
  • Kathleen and Curtis Marble Professor in Cancer Research
  • Professor of Biology, Koch Instititute for Integrative Cancer Research at MIT
  • Howard Hughes Medical Institute Investigator

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Effects of Aneuploidy on Cell Physiology and Its Role in Tumorigenesis 

January 31, 2019 | 4:00 p.m.
Sponsored by the Offices of the Executive Vice President for Research and the Dean of Basic Sciences

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Sandro Galea, M.D., M.P.H., DrPHGalea Image

  • Dean and Robert A. Knox Professor, Boston University of Public Heath
  • Past President of the Society for Epidemiologic Research
  • Elected member of the National Academy of Medicine and the American Epidemiological Society

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Health Not Healthcare: What We Should Talk About When We Talk About Health

January 24, 2019 | 4:00 p.m.
Sponsored by the Department of Biomedical Informatics

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Helen Hobbs, M.D.Hobbs Image

  • Professor of Internal Medicine and Molecular Genetics, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center
  • Dallas Heart Ball Chair in Cardiology Research
  • Philip O'Bryan Montgomery, Jr., M.D., Distinguished Chair in Developmental Biology
  • Eugene McDermott Distinguished Chair for the Study of Human Growth and Development

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Fatty Liver Disease: Ancient Mutations for  a Common Disease

January 10, 2019 | 4:00 p.m.
Sponsored by the Medical Scientist Training Program

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