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Grand Rounds Schedule 2014—2015


2014-15 Grand Rounds Speakers & Topics

  • September 5, 2014: "Epigenetics-miRNA Regulator Circuit in Liver Pathobiology," by Tong Wu, MD, PhD, Professor and Chairman, Department of Pathology & Laboratory Medicine, Tulane University Health Sciences Center

  • September 12, 2014: "The Pulmonary Histiocytoses," by Philip J. Daroca, MD, Associate Professor of Pathology, Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, Tulane University Health Sciences Center

  • September 19, 2014: "Uncovering Driver Mutations in Clinically Aggressive Endometrial Carcinomas," by Daphne Bell, PhD, Investigator, Reproductive Cancer Genetics & Genomics Branch, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, MD


2013-14 Grand Rounds Speakers & Topics

  • September 6, 2013: "Primate Model of Gluten-Sensitive Enteropathy," by Karol Sestak, MD, Associate Professor of Microbiology and Immunology, Tulane National Primate Research Center

  • September 13, 2013: “Quality in Surgical Pathology - Emphasis on Frozen Section,” by Byron Crawford, MD, Professor and Vice Chairman of Pathology, Tulane University Health Sciences Center
  • September 27, 2013: “Proteus Syndrome,” by Krzysztof Moroz, MD & Meggie Doucet, MD, PGY-I, Tulane University Health Sciences Center
  • October 4, 2013: “Regulation and Function of TH17 Cells in Inflammation and Cancer,” by Chen Dong PhD, Professor of Department of Immunology, Director, Center of Inflammation and Cancer, University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center

  • October 11, 2013: “The Autopsy: FAQ,” by Suzanne Meleg-Smith, MD, Professor of Pathology, Director, Renal Pathology, Director, Autopsy Services, Tulane University Health Sciences Center

  • October 18, 2013: "Lynch Syndrome-associated Endometrial Cancer: Clinicopathologic Associations and Proposed Strategies for Screening", by Erin Consamus, MD, Surgical Pathology Candidate

  • October 25, 2013: "Lung Cancer Diagnosis," by Mary Beth Beasley, MD, Associate Professor, Pathology Department, Mount Sinai Hospital, New York, NY

  • November 8, 2013: "Glial Cells and Neurons in the Pathogenesis of Lyme Neuroborreliosis," by Mario T. Philipp, PhD, Professor of Microbiology and Immunology Chair, Division of Bacteriology and Parasitology, Tulane National Primate Research Center, Tulane University Health Sciences Center

  • November 15, 2013: "Diagnostic Challenges in Lung Neuroendocrine Tumors," by Fanqian Li, MD, Surgical Pathology Candidate

  • December 6, 2013: "Regulation of Adaptive Thermogenesis by the Short Isoform of PGC-1 Alpha," by Ji Suk Chang, PhD, Instructor, Cobre Project PI, Pennington Biomedical Research Center, Baton Rouge, LA

  • December 20, 2013: "Pros and Cons of Virtual Microscopy," by Chancey Christenson, MD, PGY-II, Department of Pathology, Tulane University Health Sciences Center

  • January 3, 2014: "Evaluation Studies of Ricin Toxin Countermeasures in Nonhuman Primates," by Chad Roy PhD, Director, Infectious Disease Aerobiology, Tulane National Primate Research Center, Associate Professor of Microbiology and Immunology

  • January 10, 2014: "Therapy-Related Myeloproliferative Neoplasms," by Evans Roberts III, MD, PGY-II, Department of Pathology, Tulane University Health Sciences Center

  • January 17, 2014: "Amebic Infections of the CNS," by Meggie Doucet, MD, PGY-I, Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, Tulane University Health Sciences Center

  • January 31, 2014: "Melanoma: Diagnosis, Mutations and Marley," by John Scopetta, MD, PGY-II, Department of Pathology, Tulane University Health Sciences Center

  • February 7, 2014: "Immunity to Persistent Salmonella Infection: Location, Location, Location," by James McLachlan, PhD, Assistant Professor, Department of Microbiology & Immunology, Tulane University Health Sciences Center

  • February 21, 2014: "Supply and Demand of Pathologists in the US: CAP Pathology Workforce Model," Buu Duoung, MD, PGY-III, Department of Pathology, Tulane University Health Sciences Center

  • March 7, 2014: "Estrogens in Health and Disease: Consideration of Environmental and Evolutionary Signals," by John A. McLachlan, PhD, Celia Scott Weatherhead and Albert J. Weatherhead III Distinguished Chair in Environmental Studies, Professor, Department of Pharmacology

  • March 14, 2014: "Serrated Polyps," by John Schmieg, MD, Assistant Professor, Tulane University Health Sciences Center, Department of Pathology & Laboratory Medicine

  • March 28, 2014: "Urologic Malignancies: A Review and Discussion of Emerging Prognostic Factors," by Kim "Greg" Mayhall, MD, PGY-III, Department of Pathology & Laboratory Medicine, Tulane University Health Sciences Center

  • April 4, 2014: "Targeting the G Protein-Coupled Estrogen Receptor in Cardiovascular Disease," by Sarah Lindsey, PhD, Assistant Professor of Pharmacology, Tulane University Health Sciences Center

  • April 25, 2014: "The evolving role of margins in breast-conserving surgery: New guidelines and emerging technology," by Lacey Sullivan, MD, PGY-III, Department of Pathology Tulane University Health Sciences Center

  • May 7, 2014: "Prenatal Screening," by Laura Bratton, MD, PGY-III, Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, Tulane University Health Sciences Center

  • May 23, 2014: "A Dural Tale: The Epidemiology, Histology, and Genetics of Meningiomas," by Eleanor Lewin, MD, PGY-I, Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, Tulane University Health Sciences Center

  • May 30, 2014: "Diagnostic Utility of High-Throughput DNA Sequencing and Epigenetics in Cancer," by Nathaniel McLaughlin, MD, PGY-I, Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, Tulane University Health Sciences Center

  • June 6, 2014: "Tulane Structural Biology by Crystallography," by Hee-Won Park, PhD, Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, Tulane University Health Sciences Center

  • June 13, 2014: "From Leeches to Leukoreduction: Highights in Transfusion Medicine History," by Tim Peterson, MD, Assistant Professor, Department of Pathology & Laboratory Medicine, Tulane University Health Sciences Center

  • June 27, 2014: "NRMP," by Ronnie Self, MD, Chief Resident, PGY-IV, Department of Pathology & Laboratory Medicine, Tulane University Health Sciences Center.

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