Past Colloquia – 2008 – UCSD Medical Scientist Education Program

Wednesday, November 5

Patricia Finn, MD, Chief, Pulmonary Medicine and Critical Care

Stuart Kornfeld, MD, professor of biochemistry/biophysics medicine, Washington U. School of Medicine, St. Louis, former editor, J. of Clinical Investigation, former president, Assoc. American doctors

Biomedical magazine review: NK T Cells and Asthma: Controversies in the New England Journal of Medicine

Invariant T cell receptor CD4++ natural killer T cells in bronchial asthma. Akbari O, et al. N Engl J Med 2006;354:1117-29.

Invariant natural killer T cells in asthma and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease Vijayanand P, et al. N Engl J Med 2007;356:1410-22.

Speaker on Career Opportunities

tuesday september 30

Kirk Knowlton, MD, Professor of Medicine, Chief, Div. of Cardiology

Richard S. Kornbluth, MD, Ph.D., associate professor of medicine, Div. infectious diseases

Noel Weidner, MD, Director of Anatomical Pathology

Biomedical Magazine Review

Career opportunities : Discussion of Judah Folkman’s careerJudah Folkman, MD (Director, Vascular Biology Program at Children’s Hospital Boston and Andrus Professor of Cell Biology at Harvard Medical School 1933 – 2008)

Wednesday July 30

David Easter, MD, Professor, Department of Surgery, Surgical Residency Director, UCSD SOM

Elaine Muchmore, MD, Professor, Clinical Medicine, Director, Internal Medicine Residency, UCSD SOM

Sidney Zisook, MD, professor of psychiatry, director, residency training, UCSD SOM

summer series – Program directors discuss residency and life after medical school

Organized by SOM students: Robert DeConde, Kent Lam, Adnan Majid

Wednesday May 21

Edward Koo, MD, Professor of Neuroscience

Robert Terry, MD, Professor Emeritus, Departments of Pathology and Neuroscience

Biomedical Magazine Review

Speaker on Career Opportunities: Alzheimer’s disease research

Thursday March 27

Barbara Jung, MD, Asst. Professor, Department of Medicine

David Bailey, MD, Vice Chancellor for Health Affairs, Dean of the School of Medicine, Professor of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, UC Irvine

Biomedical magazine review: JAMA Article: Prevalence of non-polypoid (flat and depressed) colorectal neoplasms in asymptomatic and symptomatic adults

Speaker on Career Opportunities: Pathology

Wednesday February 27

Steven D. Chessler, MD, Ph.D., Asst. Professor, Department of Medicine

Joseph L. Goldstein, MD, 1985 Nobel Laureate, Physiology or Medicine, Regent Professor and Chairman of the Department of Molecular Genetics, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center

Biomedical Magazine Review

Speaker on Career Opportunities