Organized by: Leslie Bruggeman, Ph.D.
MetroHealth Medical Center
Rammelkamp Center for Education & Research
2nd Floor Conference Room #240
Tuesdays 12:00 noon - 1:00PM

Date Speaker Topic
Sep 18, 2013Vojo Deretic, Ph.D.
Professor of Molecular
Genetics and Microbiology
University of New Mexico
2013 MetroHealth Research Day Keynote Lecture
Sep 25, 2013Steven Rosenfeld, M.D., Ph.D.
Department of Cancer Biology
Cleveland Clinic
Motors Movement,& Malignancy
Oct 2, 2013Roger Wiggins, M.B.B.Ch.
Professor of Medicine,
Division of Nephrology
University of Michigan
Innate Immunity and Inflammatory Disease
Oct 9, 2013Tetsuya Asakawa, M.D., Ph.D.
Assistant Professor of Neurosurgery
Hamamatsu University
School of Medicine
Stimulation” for the treatment of Parkinson’s Disease
Oct 23, 2013Goutham Narla, M.D., Ph.D.
Assistant Professor of Medicine,
Cancer Center
Case Western Reserve University
Drugging the Undruggable
Nov 6, 2013ASN WeekASN Week
Nov 13, 2013James William Smyth, Ph.D.
Postdoctoral Project
Scientist, Heart Institute
Cedars-Sinai Medical Center
Found in Translation: New Insights Into Gap Junction
Nov 20, 2013Sam Mesiano, Ph.D.
Associate Professor,
Department of Reproductive Biology
MacDonald Women`s Hospital,
Case Western Reserve University
Exploiting Progesterone to Prevent preterm Birth
Nov 27, 2013Thanksgiving WeekThanksgiving Week
Dec 4, 2013Warren Alilain, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor,
Neurosciences and Surgery
Case Western Reserve University
“Promoting Respiratory Motor Recovery After Spinal Cord Injury Through Plasticity and Light
Dec 11, 2013Jeffrey L. Garvin, Ph.D.
Physiology and Biophysics
Case Western Reserve University
Radical Interactions in the Kidney: A Tale of Dominance and Subversion
Jan 22, 2014Barbara Bedogni, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor,
Case Western Reserve University
Notch1 Interacting Pathways and Mechanisms of Activation: Potential Novel Targets for Therapy
Jan 29, 2014Pablo Cabral, Ph.D.
Instructor, Physiology and Biophysics
Case Western Reserve University
Repulation of Thick Ascending Limb Function by Luminal Flow
Feb 5, 2014Horst von Recum, Ph.D.
Associate Professor,
Department of Biomedical Engineering
Case Western Reserve University
Affinity-Based Drug Delivery
Feb 12, 2014John O`Toole, M.D.
Assistant Professor of Medicine,
MetroHealth Medical Center
Case Western Reserve University
Models of APOLI Associated Kidney Disease
Feb 19, 2014Suneel S. Apte, MBBS, DPhil
Department of Biomedical Engineering
Cleveland Clinic
Extracellular Matrix Remodeling, Embryo Growth, and Birth Defects
Feb 26, 2014Colleen Croninger, Ph.D.
Nutrition and Director,
Metabolomics Core
Case Western Reserve University
Genetic Susceptibility to Liver Disease
Mar 5, 2014David Buchner, PhD
Assistant Professor, Genetics
Case Western Reserve University
Understanding the Complex Basis of Obesity and Glucose Homeostasis
Mar 12, 2014Perrie O`Tierney-Ginn, Ph.D.
Staff Scientist,
Reproductive Biology
MetroHealth Medical Center
Mar 19, 2014Peter MacFarlane, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor of Pediatrics,
Division of Neonatology
Rainbow Babies & Children`s Hospital,
Case Western Reserve University
Vulnerability of the Respiratory Control System to Early Life Experiences
Mar 26, 2014Jane A. Little, M.D.
Associate Professor of Medicine,
Hematology & Oncology
Case Western Reserve University
Kidney Function in Sickle Cell Disease - An Update
Apr 2, 2014Mark T. Ziolo, Ph.D., FAHA
Assistant Professor
Department of Physiology and Cell Biology
Ohio State University
Just Say NO to Exercise
Apr 9, 2014Laura Barisoni-Thomas, M.D.
Department of Pathology
University of Miami, FL
Miller School of Medicine
The Evolution of the Classification of Podocytopathies: Standardization of Renal Biopsy Morphologic Profiling in the Era of Systems Biology
Apr 16, 2014No SeminarNo Seminar
Apr 23, 2014Jidong Fu M.D., Ph.D.
Staff Scientist
Gladstone Institute of
Cardiovascular Disease
University of California,
San Francisco, CA
Direct Reprogramming Approach for Cardiac Regenerative Medicine
Apr 30, 2014Perrie O`Tierney-Ginn, Ph.D.
Center for Reproductive Health
MetroHealth Medical Center
Effect of Maternal Obesity on Placental Lipid Handling: Does Fetal Sex Matter
May 7, 2014Pratima Karnik, Ph.D.
Associate Professor of Dermatology
Case Western Reserve University
Cicatricial Alopecia: Linking Mitochondria and Environment to Disease Pathogenesis
May 14, 2014Matthew Sampson, M.D.
Clinical Lecturer,
Pediatric Nephrology
C.S. Mott Children`s Hospital
Ann Arbor, MI
Defining the Prevalence and Importance of Known Genetic Risk Factors in North Americans with Non-Familial Nephrotic Syndrome
Sep 17, 2014

R170 (5:00 p.m.)
2014 MetroHealth Research Day Keynote Lecture
Jayne Raper, Ph.D.
Professor of Biological Sciences
City University of New York
The Wonderful World of Trypanosome Lytic Factors: Antimicrobial HDL and Kidney Disease
Sep 24, 2014Lance Wilson, M.D.
Associate Professor,
Emergency Medicine
Case Western Reserve University
Oct 1, 2014George Dubyak, Ph.D.
Physiology & Biophysics
Case Western Reserve University

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