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Events are free unless noted otherwise. See the online calendar and submit items at http://publicaffairs.uth.tmc.edu/calendar_new/index.asp.
Translating Research on the Determinants of Health into Population Health-Centered Policies, 9:30 a.m.-noon, Feb. 2, School of Public Health Auditorium, keynote speaker Lu Ann Aday, Ph.D., the Lorne D. Bain Distinguished Professor in Public Health and Medicine, UT School of Public Health (SPH). Sponsored by SPH and Office of UT System Executive Vice Chancellor for Health Affairs. Refreshments. Contact Peggy.L.Powell@uth.tmc.edu or 713- 500-9230.
Surgery and DBS: A Neurologist's Role, noon, Feb. 2, Medical School Building (MSB) 2.135, B.V. Gallo, M.D., assistant professor of neurology, University of Miami School of Medicine, Neurology Grand Rounds.
Preventive Cardiology Forum XVII: Prevention of Acute Coronary Syndromes and Stroke, 7:30 a.m.-1 p.m., Feb. 3, MSB 3.001, hosted by Division of Cardiology. Registration fee. Contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
The mAKAP Signal Transduction Complex: A Master Integrator of Pro-Hypertrophic Cardiac Signaling, 4 p.m., Feb. 5, MSB 2.135, Michael S. Kapiloff, M.D., Ph.D., assistant professor of pediatrics and of cell and developmental biology, Oregon Health and Science University. Sponsored by Department of Integrative Biology and Pharmacology. Contact Yergalem.S.Keflemariam@uth.tmc.edu or 713-500-7516.
The Ethics of Reproductive Choice, noon, Feb. 6, MSB 1.006, Amy Young, M.D., associate professor of obstetrics and gynecology, Baylor College of Medicine. "Ethics in Action" series, sponsored by a grant from the American Medical Association Foundation. Food provided for the first 75. Contact Gaia.Muallem@uth.tmc.edu or 214-557-2656.
PARTNERS Lecture Series, 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m., Feb. 7, St. Martin's Episcopal Church, 717 Sage Rd at Woodway, sponsored by UT School of Nursing's PARTNERS organization. Contact Kathleen.Kuznicki@uth.tmc.edu or 713-500-2003.
Psychiatry Lecture Series, 11 a.m., Feb. 7, Mental Sciences Institute (MSI) Auditorium, Adel Wassef, M.D., associate professor of psychiatry and behavioral sciences, UT Medical School.
Family/Caretaker Panel, noon, Feb. 8, MSB 1.006, Eugene Boisaubin, M.D., professor of internal medicine, Medical School. Contact Gaia.Muallem@uth.tmc.edu or 214-557-2656.
What Is Molecular Medicine? 7-8:30 p.m., Feb. 8, Beth Robertson Auditorium, Fayez S. Sarofim Research Building, 1825 Pressler St., C. Thomas Caskey, M.D., chief operating officer, director- elect, and chief executive officer-elect, the Brown Foundation Institute of Molecular Medicine for the Prevention of Human Diseases (IMM), and executive vice president for molecular medicine and genetics, UT Health Science Center at Houston. Molecular Medicine: Understanding the Mechanism of Diseases" series, sponsored by Houston Seminar, registration fee, teacher/student discounts, free parking at 7000 Fannin. Contact email@example.com or call 713-666-9000.
Health Care Safety Net Initiatives Conference: Policy and Performance, 8:30 a.m.-5 p.m., Feb. 9, SPH Auditorium. Sponsored by Houston Health Services Research Collaborative, funded in part by The Houston Endowment. Contact Patrick.E.Courtney@uth.tmc.edu or 713-500-9151.
Current Issues in the Management of Cerebral Aneurysms, noon, Feb. 9, MSB 2.135, Dennis Vollmer, M.D., professor of neurosurgery, UT Medical School, Neurology Grand Rounds.
Genome-Wide Search for MicroRNAs Regulated During Mouse Embryonic Stem Cell Self-Renewal and Human Development, 4 p.m., Feb. 12, MSB 2.135, Preethi H. Gunaratne, Ph.D., assistant professor of biology and biochemistry, University of Houston. Contact Yergalem.S.Keflemariam@uth.tmc.edu or 713-500-7516.
Alliance for NanoHealth Brunch Meeting, noon-1:30 p.m., Feb. 13, Beth Robertson Auditorium, Fayez S. Sarofim Research Building, "Nanoparticles as Intracellular Targets to Produce RFInduced Thermal Destruction of Cancer Cells," Steven A. Curley, M.D., holder of the Charles B. Barker Chair in Surgery and program director, Gastrointestinal Multidisciplinary Care Center, UT M. D. Anderson Cancer Center. Contact Jason.Sakamoto@uth.tmc.edu or 713-500-2466.
Mechanisms of Mammalian Meiotic Cell Cycle Regulation, noon, Feb. 13, Basic Sciences Research Building 5.8004 Room A/B, 6767 Bertner St., Mary Ann Handel, Ph.D., senior research scientist, The Jackson Laboratory, Bar Harbor, Maine. Seminar in Reproductive Biology, sponsored by UT Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences (GSBS) at Houston. Contact firstname.lastname@example.org or 713- 563-3215.
Evidence-Based Ethics and the Care of Extremely Premature Infants, noon, Feb. 13, MSB 1.006, Jon Tyson, M.D., the Michelle Bain Distinguished Professor in Medicine and Public Health, Medical School. Contact Gaia.Muallem@uth.tmc.edu or 214-557-2656.
Psychiatry Lecture Series, 11 a.m., Feb. 14, MSI Auditorium, Kathy Scott-Gurnell, M.D., clinical assistant professor of psychiatry and behavioral sciences, UT Medical School.
The Problems of Applying DNR Orders and Living Wills in Emergency Situations, noon, Feb. 15, MSB 1.006, Brent King, M.D., interim COO, UT Health Science Center and former chairman of emergency medicine, Medical School, and Colleen Jernigan, clinical administrative director, M. D. Anderson Cancer Center Sarcoma Center. Contact Gaia.Muallem@uth.tmc.edu or 214-557-2656.
Using Genetic Information to Improve Human Health, 7-8:30 p.m., Feb. 15, Beth Robertson Auditorium, Sarofim Building, Eric Boerwinkle, Ph.D., professor and director, Center for Human Genetics, and holder of the Kozmetsky Family Chair in Human Genetics, IMM; and professor and director, Division of Epidemiology, SPH and GSBS. Registration fee. Contact email@example.com or call 713-666-9000.
Taste and Smell Dysfunction in Cognitive Neurological Disorders: Diagnosis and Treatment, noon, Feb. 16, MSB 2.135, Ronald Devere, M.D., Houston Neurology Associates, Neurology Grand Rounds.
Gene Mutations that Remodel the Heart, 4 p.m., Feb. 21, MSB 3.001, Christine Seidman, M.D., professor of Medicine and Genetics, Harvard Medical School, Dean's Lecture Series.
Stem Cells: From Concept to Clinic, 7-8:30 p.m., Feb. 21, Beth Robertson Auditorium, Sarofim Building, Paul J. Simmons, Ph.D., professor and director, Center for Stem Cell Biology, IMM. Registration fee. Contact firstname.lastname@example.org or call 713-666-9000.
Cancer and Complementary Medicine: Questions and Challenges, noon, Feb. 23, School of Nursing and Student Community Center, Room 508, Moshe Frenkel, M.D., Integrative Medicine Department, M. D. Anderson Cancer Center. Sponsored by UT School of Nursing Center for Nursing Research. Contact Tammy.Clemmons@uth.tmc.edu or 713-500-2041.
Neurology Grand Rounds, noon, Feb. 23, MSB 2.135, Steven Goldman, M.D., Ph.D., professor of neurology, neurosurgery and pediatrics, University of Rochester, N.Y. Psychiatry Lecture Series, 11 a.m., Feb. 28, MSI Auditorium, Sharon Morgan, Ph.D., assistant professor of psychiatry and behavioral sciences, UT Medical School.
Nanotechnology and Medicine, 7-8:30 p.m., March 1, Beth Robertson Auditorium, Sarofim Building, Mauro Ferrari, Ph.D., professor and director, Center for NanoMedicine, IMM; chairman, Department of Biomedical Engineering, UT Health Science Center; and president of the Alliance for NanoHealth. Registration fee. Contact email@example.com or call 713-666-9000.
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