Grand Rounds - Spring 2014 Schedule

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You are cordially invited to attend our Pathology Grand Rounds, 
held at 
12 Noon on Mondays in George Ben Johnston Auditorium
305 North 12th Street (behind Sanger Hall)
.

 

JANUARY
6

Alphonse Poklis, PhD
Director of the Toxicology Laboratory
Professor of Pathology
VCU Health System

Title: "Beyond Bath Salts: Smiles & Bombs”

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13

George K. Michalopoulos, MD, PhD
Professor and Chair
Department of Pathology
University of Pittsburgh Schools of the Health Sciences

Title: "Liver Regeneration"

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20

No Grand Rounds

 

27

Knarik Arkun, MD
Director of Autopsy Pathology, Assistant Professor of Pathology and Neurology 
VCU Health System

Title: "Brain Banking"

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FEBRUARY
3

David A. Fenstermacher, PhD
Professor and Chief Research Information Officer
Department of Biostatistics
VCU 

Title: "Stratifying Patients for Molecular Based Clinical Trials"

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10

Austin Wiles, MD
Chief Resident
Department of Pathology 
VCU Health System

Title: "Semiotics & Pathology"

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17

Yanping Li, MD, PhD
PGY-4 Resident
Department of Pathology
VCU Health System

Title: "The Journey from Benchtop to Bedside - pThoc1 as a New Molecular Marker and Target in Cancer Prognosis and Treatment"

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24

Kexin Xu, PhD
Instructor
Department of Medical Oncology
Dana-Farber Cancer Institute

Title: "Targeting Epigenetics in Castration Resistant Prostate Cancer: From Mechanisms to Therapies"

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MARCH
3

No Grand Rounds

 

10

Senthil Radhakrishnan, PhD
Postdoctoral Scholar 
Dr. Raymond Deshaies' Lab 
Division of Biology, M/C 114-96 
California Institute of Technology

Title:
"Understanding and Targeting Nrf1-mediated Proteasome Bounce-back in Cancer"

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17

Kathryn A. Rizzo, DO, PhD
Co-Director of Hematology
Assistant Professor of Pathology
VCU Health System

 

Richard A. McPherson, MD
Director of Immunopathology Laboratory
Harry P. Dalton Professor of Pathology
VCU Health System

 


Roger S. Riley, MD, PhD
Director of the Coagulation Laboratory
Co-Director of Hematology
Professor of Pathology
VCU Health System 

Title: "Flowcytometry Update"

24

Dipti Surve, MBBS
Hematopathology Fellow
Department of Pathology
VCU Health System 

Title: "Thromboelastography: A Dynamic Coagulation Test"

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31

No Grand Rounds

 

APRIL
7

Debra G.B. Leonard, MD, PhD
Chair of Pathology
Professor of Pathology
University of Vermont

Title: "The Genomic Medicine Program at Fletcher Allen Health Care and UVM College of Medicine"

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14
J. Chuck Harrell, PhD 
UNC-Chapel Hill
Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center

Title: "Endothelial-like properties of breast cancer cells contribute to metastasis"

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21

Junqi Qian, MD
Molecular Genetic Pathology Fellow
Department of Pathology
VCU Health System

Title: "Bone Marrow Engraftment Monitoring By STR Genotyping"

23

Melissa Hayden, PhD
ABMG Clinical Molecular Genetics Fellow
The University of North Carolina Hospitals

(Please note that this Grand Rounds will be held on a Wednesday)

Title: "Application of Next Generation Sequencing and SNP Microarrays in Diagnostic Molecular Oncology"

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28

Adnan Siddiqui, MD
Hematopathology Fellow
Department of Pathology 
VCU Health System 

Title: "Donor-derived neoplasia following hematopoietic stem cell transplantation"

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MAY
5

Valentina Robila, MD, PhD
Cytopathology Fellow
Department of Pathology 
VCU Health System 

Title: “Percutaneous Core Needle Biopsy of Bone Lesions: Diagnostic Performance and Clinical Utility”

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9

Avni B Santani, PhD
Scientific Director
Molecular Genetics Lab
Children's Hospital of Philadelphia

(Please note that this Grand Rounds will be held on a Friday)

Title: "Implementation of a genomics program in the clinical diagnostic setting: opportunities and challenges"

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12

No Grand Rounds

 

19

Virginia LiVolsi, MD
Professor of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine
Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania

Title: "Papillary Thyroid Carcinoma: Important Histologic Features"

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22

Ying Ding
Department of Computational and Systems Biology
School of Medicine
University of Pittsburgh

(Please note that this Grand Rounds will be held on a Thursday)

Title: "Prostate Cancer Recurrence Prediction with Fusion Transcripts and Machine Learning Bias Correction"

26

No Grand Rounds

 

JUNE
2

Ricardo M. Mendoza, MD
Cytopathology Fellow
Department of Pathology 
VCU Health System

Title: "Indeterminate Thyroid Cytology:  What’s all the FLUS about?"

9

Hope T. Richard, MD, PhD
Neuropathology Fellow
Department of Pathology 
VCU Health System

Title: "Astrocyte elevated gene-1 (AEG-1) copy number alterations and protein expression in clinical progression of human gliomas"

16

Matthew Kirkbride, MD
Surgical Pathology Fellow 
Department of Pathology 
VCU Health System

Title: "Renal Medullary Carcinoma and its unique characteristics"

For information regarding Pathology Grand Rounds please contact Raquel Evans at 804.828.0183 or revans@mcvh-vcu.edu

 

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