52nd Internal Medicine Research Day Schedule of Events – 9/17/18

The 52nd Internal Medicine Research Day will take place on Monday, September 17 from 2:30 – 6:30pm in the Bean Conference Room, Medical Alumni Auditorium and Medical Education Research Facility (MERF).


2:30-3:30 pm Oral Presentations – Bean Conference Room, SE301 GH

(10-15 minutes each)

“Dietary Approaches to Treating Multiple Sclerosis Related Fatigue” by Terry Wahls, MD

“Bacterial Nuclease-enabled Diagnostics for Urinary Tract and Bloodstream Infections” by James McNamara, PhD

“Combining CRISPR/Cas9 and Cre/loxP technology to study myeloid cell function in sarcoma” by Rebecca Dodd, PhD

“TREM-1 and neutrophil function” by Julia Klesney-Tait, MD, PhD

3:30-4:00 pm Coffee & Tea Break – Med Alumni Reception area
(behind auditorium)
4:00-5:00 pm Keynote Presentation – Medical Alumni Auditorium, E331 GH

“CAR T Cells for Cancer: Recent Successes and Future Challenges”

Stephen Forman, MD

Professor and Francis & Kathleen McNamara Distinguished Chair

in Hematology & Hematopoietic Cell Transplantation

City of Hope, Duarte, California

5:00-6:30 pm Poster Session and Reception – MERF Atrium

Poster presenters are asked to be at their
poster from 5:00-6:00 pm for poster judging.


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