2016 - 2017 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.

Individualized Anatomical ACL Reconstruction—A Changing Paradigm

Event was held September 1, 2016 at Virginia Tech Carilion Research Institute
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Freddie Fu, MD

Professor and Chair, Orthopaedic Surgery, University of Pittsburgh Schools of Health Sciences, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine

Thymus Transplantation

Event was held September 16, 2016 at Virginia Tech Carilion Research Institute

M. Louise Markert, MD, PhD

Professor of Pediatrics and Immunology, Duke University

Macrophage Apoptosis and Efferocytosis in Atherosclerosis: A Matter of Life and Death

Event was held October 21, 2016 at Virginia Tech Carilion Research Institute
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MacRae F. Linton, MD

Stephen and Mary Schillig Professor of Medicine; Professor of Pharmacology; Director, Vanderbilt Lipid Clinic & Laboratory; Director, Atherosclerosis Research Unit, Vanderbilt University School of Medicine

Unmet Clinical Need and  Identification of Novel Therapeutics

Event was held November 11, 2016 at Virginia Tech Carilion Research Institute

Brian Annex, MD

Lantheus Medical Imaging Distinguished Professor
Professor and Chief of Cardiovascular Medicine
University of Virginia School of Medicine

Advances in Locally Advanced Pancreatic Cancer through Irreversible Electroporation and Enhanced Chemotherapy Delivery

Event was held February 3, 2017 at Virginia Tech Carilion Research Institute

Robert C.G. Martin, MD, PhD

Sam & Lolita Weakley Endowed Chair, Surgical Oncology; Director, Division of Surgical Oncology; Professor of Surgery; Director, Upper GI & HPB Multi-Disciplinary Clinic, University of Louisville

Integrins and the Kidney

Event was held February 10, 2017 at Virginia Tech Carilion Research Institute

Roy Zent, MD, PhD

Vice Chair of Research for the Department of Medicine; Professor of Cell and Developmental Biology; Thomas F. Frist, Sr. Chair in Medicine; Professor of Cancer Biology, Vanderbilt University School of Medicine

A Neural Circuitry Basis for the Core Clinical Features of Schizophrenia

Event was held April 7, 2017 at Virginia Tech Carilion Research Institute
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David A. Lewis, MD

Thomas Detre Professor and Chair, Department of Psychiatry
Medical Director and Director of Research
Western Psychiatric Institute and Clinic
Director, Translational Neuroscience Program
Director, NIMH Conte Center for Translational Mental Health Research
University of Pittsburgh

POSTPONED: Genetic Approaches to Tackle Neurodegenerative Disorders

Event was held April 14, 2017 at Virginia Tech Carilion Research Institute

Huda Zoghbi, MD

Professor, Molecular and Human Genetics; Professor, Pediatrics – Neurology and Developmental Neuroscience; Professor, Neuroscience; Professor, Integrative Molecular and Biomedical Sciences; Professor, Developmental Biology; Professor, Translational Biology and Molecular Medicine Baylor College of Medicine HHMI Investigator; Director, Jan and Dan Duncan Neurological Research Institute Texas Children's Hospital