2012 - 2013 Timothy A. Johnson Medical Scholar Lecture Series

The Timothy A. Johnson Medical Scholar Lecture Series hosts clinician scientists who are exploring frontiers of medicine. The lectures, held from 1:00 to 2:00 p.m. in Room M106 at Virginia Tech Carilion, are principally intended for Virginia Tech Carilion School of Medicine students and graduate students in Translational Biology, Medicine, and Health. Also welcome to attend are interested Virginia Tech students, faculty, and staff; Virginia Tech Carilion School of Medicine faculty and staff; and Carilion Clinic faculty, staff, and trainees.

Progress in Cystic Fibrosis Translational Research

Event was held August 31, 2012 at Virginia Tech Carilion Research Institute

Eric Sorscher, MD

Rare Disease Discovery in the National Institutes of Health Undiagnosed Diseases Program

Event was held September 7, 2012 at Virginia Tech Carilion Research Institute

William A. Gahl, MD, PhD

The Cardiac Conduction System: From Development to Disease

Event was held October 19, 2012 at Virginia Tech Carilion Research Institute

Glenn I. Fishman, MD

Director, Leon H. Charney Division of Cardiology William Goldring Professor of Medicine; Director, Cardiovascular Research Program, New York University School of Medicine and Medical Center, New York, New York

Developing Treatment for Hereditary Neuromuscular Diseases

Event was held November 9, 2012 at Virginia Tech Carilion Research Institute

Kenneth Fischbeck, MD

NIH Distinguished Investigator

Muscle Protein Metabolism in Chronic Kidney Disease

Event was held January 25, 2013 at Virginia Tech Carilion Research Institute

William Mitch, MD

Gordon A. Cain Professor of Medicine; Chief of Nephrology, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Texas

(Canceled) Polycystic Ovary Syndrome: Causes and Consequences

Event was held March 1, 2013 at Virginia Tech Carilion Research Institute

David Ehrmann, MD

Professor of Medicine; Associate Director, University of Chicago Clinical Research Center; and Director, Center for Polycystic Ovary Syndrome; University of Chicago, Chicago, Illinois

The Changing Medical View of Memory Disorders and Alzheimer’s Disease

Event was held May 3, 2013 at Virginia Tech Carilion Research Institute

Rachelle S. Doody, MD, PhD

Effie Marie Cain Chair in Alzheimer's Disease Research and Director of the Alzheimer's Disease and Memory Disorders Center, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Texas