2015 - 2016 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.
Chief, Section on Molecular Neurogenetics MGB, National Human Genome Research Institute
Melanoma and Brain Metastases: Can Immunotherapy Cure a Disease that Arises in the Skin and Kills in the Brain?
Kim A. Margolin, MD
Adjunct Clinical Professor, Medical Oncology, Stanford University, Palo Alto, California
Andrew P. Somlyo Chair
Department of Molecular Physiology and Biological Physics
University of Virginia School of Medicine Charlottesville, Virginia
Chronic Metabolic Acidosis: The Progression From Scientific Concept to Clinical Importance to Therapy
Robert J. Alpern, MD
Ensign Professor of Medicine (Nephrology); Dean, Yale School of Medicine
Stress Urinary Incontinence: Pathophysiology, Spectrum of Treatment and Outcomes - A Quality of Life Condition.
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
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
Basic and Translational Studies on Inflammatory Pathways in the Aging Brain: Should We Fire the Janitor?
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