2018 - 2019 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.

Upcoming Events

Stem Cell-Based Approaches to Mechanisms of Human Metabolic Disease

Event will be held February 22, 2019, 1 p.m. at Virginia Tech Carilion School of Medicine

Rudolph L. Leibel, M.D.

Co-Director, Naomi Berrie Diabetes Center
Institute of Human Nutrition
Professor of Pediatrics
Professor of Medicine
Columbia University Irving Medical Center

In 5 days

Personalized Proteomics for Eye Disease

Event will be held March 22, 2019, 1 p.m. at Virginia Tech Carilion School of Medicine

Vinit B. Mahajan, M.D., Ph.D.

Associate Professor of Ophthalmology
Director, Molecular Surgery Program
Byers Eye Institute
Stanford University

In 33 days

Genetics and Biology of the Human Circadian System

Event will be held March 29, 2019, 1 p.m. at Virginia Tech Carilion School of Medicine

Louis Ptacek, M.D.

Distinguished Professor of Neurology
University of California San Francisco

In 40 days

Previous Events

NRF2 Mediates γ-Globin Gene Regulation and Fetal Hemoglobin Induction in Human Erythroid Progenitors

Event was held September 7, 2018 at Virginia Tech Carilion School of Medicine
( Watch archived webcast )

Betty S. Pace, M.D.

Professor of Pediatrics and Biochemistry and Molecular Biology
Francis J. Tedesco Distinguished Chair of Pediatric Hematology/Oncology
Augusta University

New Understanding of Pathogenesis of Type 1 Diabetes

Event was held September 28, 2018 at Virginia Tech Carilion School of Medicine

Jerry L. Nadler, M.D.,FACP, FAHA, FACE

Harry H. Mansbach Endowed Chair in Internal Medicine
Professor and Chairman of Internal Medicine
Vice Dean of Research
Eastern Virginia Medical School

Intravenous Vitamin C: Pathway to a New Therapy to Save Lives

Event was held November 8, 2018 at Virginia Tech Carilion School of Medicine
( Watch archived webcast )

Alpha A. "Berry" Fowler, III, M.D.

William Taliaferro Thompson Professor of Medicine
Division of Pulmonary Disease and Critical Care Medicine
Department of Internal Medicine
Director, The VCU Johnson Center for Critical Care and Pulmonary Research
Virginia Commonwealth University School of Medicine

Idiopathic Pulmonary Fibrosis as it Relates to Senescence

Event was held November 30, 2018 at Virginia Tech Carilion School of Medicine
( Watch archived webcast )

Joseph A. Lasky, M.D.

Section Chief, Professor of Medicine
John W. Deming, M.D. Endowed Chair in Internal Medicine
Tulane University