56th Internal Medicine Research Day Schedule of Events – October 11, 2022

The 56th Internal Medicine Research Day will take place with afternoon sessions on Tuesday, October 11.  [add to Outlook calendar]

The in-person event will feature a Keynote Lecture, invited short talks, and poster session.


12:00-1:00pm Keynote Presentation – Prem Sahai Auditorium, MERF

Molecular Epidemiology of Methicillin Resistant Staphylococcus aureus:  From Body Colonization to Global Spread

Michael Z. David, MD, PhD
Assistant Professor
Department of Medicine and Department of Biostatistics, Epidemiology and Informatics
University of Pennsylvania


Invited Short Presentations – Prem Sahai Auditorium, MERF

Evaluating the causal impact of organ allocation policy
Tomohiro Tanaka, MD, MPH, Clinical Associate Professor, Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology

The role of airway epithelial responses in sarcoidosis
Alejandro Pezzulo, MD, Assistant Professor, Division of Pulmonary, Critical Care and Occupational Medicine

Uncovering Preterm Immune Development
Jennifer Bermick, MD, Associate Professor, Department of Pediatrics

ASIC3 plays a protective role in delayed-onset muscle soreness (DOMS) via muscle acid sensation during maximal exercise
Tahsin Khataei, PhD, Graduate Fellow, Cardiovascular Medicine

Patterns of COVID-19 Vaccination Response Among Rheumatic Disease Patients Treated with Rituximab
Christopher Halbur, BS, Medical Student

2:30-2:45pm break
2:45-4:00pm Poster session – Atrium, MERF [view poster list]


Read about past Research Day celebrations.

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