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

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

Event will be held November 8, 2018, 1 p.m. at Virginia Tech Carilion School of Medicine

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

In 24 days

Joseph A. Lasky: Title To Be Announced

Event will be held November 30, 2018, 1 p.m. at Virginia Tech Carilion School of Medicine

Joseph A. Lasky, M.D.

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

In 46 days

Clifford Rosen: Title To Be Announced

Event will be held February 1, 2019, 1 p.m. at Virginia Tech Carilion Research Institute

Clifford Rosen, M.D.

In 109 days

Rudolph L. Leibel: Title To Be Announced

Event will be held February 8, 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 116 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 158 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 165 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