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.

  • Ellen Sidransky, MD

    Chief, Section on Molecular Neurogenetics MGB, National Human Genome Research Institute

    Gaucher Disease and Parkinsonism: Insights from a Rare Disorder

  • Kim A. Margolin, MD

    Professor of Medicine (Oncology), Stanford University Medical Center

    Melanoma and Brain Metastases: Can Immunotherapy Cure a Disease that Arises in the Skin and Kills in the Brain?

  • P. Ellen Grant, MD, MSc

    Founding Director, Fetal-Neonatal Neuroimaging and Developmental Science Center; Associate Professor of Radiology, Harvard Medical School; Chief of Pediatric Radiology, Massachusetts General Hospital

    Advances in Fetal and Neonatal Neuroimaging

  • Mark J. Yeager, MD, PhD

    Andrew P. Somlyo Chair, Department of Molecular Physiology and Biological Physics, University of Virginia School of Medicine

    [Title Forthcoming]

  • Robert J. Alpern, MD

    Ensign Professor of Medicine (Nephrology); Dean, Yale School of Medicine

    [Title Forthcoming]

  • Holly E. Richter, PhD, MD, FACOG, FACS

    Professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Urology and Geriatrics; J Marion Sims Endowed Chair of Obstetrics and Gynecology; Director, Division of Urogynecology and Pelvic Reconstructive Surgery, University of Alabama at Birmingham

    [Title Forthcoming]

  • Anne Anderson, MD

    Principal Investigator, Gordon and Mary Cain Pediatric Neurology Research Foundation Laboratories, Texas Children's Hospital; Associate Professor, Departments of Pediatrics, Neurology, and Neuroscience, Baylor College of Medicine; Medical Director, Epilepsy Monitoring Unit, Texas Children's Hospital

    Dancing with Epilepsy: Pathology, Animal Models, and Translation

  • Laura L. Dugan, MD

    Abram C. Shmerling Professor of Alzheimer's and Geriatric Medicine; Head, Division of Geriatric Medicine, Department of Medicine; Vanderbilt Brain Institute and Neuroscience Program, Vanderbilt University School of Medicine

    [Title Forthcoming]