Grand Rounds - Summer 2016

 

August

15

Poklis

Alphonse Poklis, PhD, F-ABFT

Professor of Pathology

Director of the Toxicology Laboratory
Department of Pathology
Virginia Commonwealth University

Title: Deadly Designer Fentanyls: 'What's Old is New Again'

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29

Poklis

Adele Kraft, MD

Professor of Pathology

Director of Cytopathology
Department of Pathology
Virginia Commonwealth University

Title: "Molecular Markers in Thyroid: Today and Tomorrow"

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Grand Rounds - Spring 2016 Schedule

Archived Presentations: Fa '15 | Sp '15 | Fa '14 | Sp '14 | Fa '13 Sp '13 | Fa '12 | Sp '12 | Fa '11 | Sp '11  | Fa '10 | Sp '10 Fa '09 | Sp '09 | Fa '08 | Sp '08 | Fa '07 | Sp '07

 

You are cordially invited to attend our Pathology Grand Rounds, 
held at noon on Mondays in Sanger Hall Room 4-024
1101 East Marshall St, unless otherwise noted on the flyer. 

 

JANUARY

11

Margaret A. Rittenhouse, LCSW

Margaret A. Rittenhouse, LCSW

Clinical Director

VCU Health Helplink EAP

Title: "The Road to Resilience - Putting Tools in the Toolbox"

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18

  No Grand Rounds

21

Partha Roy, PhD

Partha Roy, PhD

Associate Professor

Department of Bioengineering

University of Pittsburgh

Title: "Cytoskeleton-centric strategy in metastatic breast cancer"

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Note: This Grand Rounds is held on a Thursday

25

David B. Kaminsky, MD, FIAC

David B. Kaminsky, MD, FIAC

Executive Vice President

United States and Canadian Academy of Pathology

Title: "The Patient-Centered Practice"

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FEBRUARY

1

Ross Airington, MPA

Ross Airington, MPA
Health Policy Analyst                   
Office of Health Innovation

Virginia Commonwealth University

Title: "The Affordable Care Act Demystified"

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5

Alexander Oliver Vortmeyer, MD, PhD

Alexander Oliver Vortmeyer, MD, PhD
Associate Professor
Department of Pathology
Division of Neuropathology
Yale University School of Medicine

Title: “Neuropathology – From Observation to Discovery”

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Note: This Grand Rounds is held on a Friday

8

  No Grand Rounds

11

Clodia Osipo, PhD

Clodia Osipo, PhD

Associate Professor

Department of Microbiology and Immunology

Loyola University Chicago

Title: "Interrogating the Notch Pathway to Treat Drug Resistant Breast Cancer"

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Note: This Grand Rounds is held on a Thursday

15

  No Grand Rounds

22

Austin Wiles, MD

Austin Wiles, MD

Cytopathology Fellow

Department of Pathology
Virginia Commonwealth University

Title: "Pathology and Ontology"

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29

Joseph D. Jakowski, MD

Joseph D. Jakowski, MD
Associate Director of Cytopathology
Assistant Professor of Pathology
Director of Ultrasound Guided Fine Needle Aspiration Cytopathology Service

Department of Pathology
Virginia Commonwealth University

Title: "Virchow’s Starch: A Brief History with Emphasis on Amyloidosis in Cytology"

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MARCH

7

Kunxin Luo, PhD

Kunxin Luo, PhD
Professor of Cell and Developmental Biology
Department of Molecular & Cell Biology
University of California, Berkeley
Title: “Signaling Crosstalk in Mammary Gland Development and Breast Cancer”

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14

Yuri Persidsky, MD, PhD

Yuri Persidsky, MD, PhD
Chair, Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine
Professor, Pathology and Laboratory Medicine

Temple University School of Medicine

Title: “Blood Brain Barrier Injury in Neuroinflammation and HIV-1 infection: Mechanisms and Protective Strategies”

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17

Katalin Banki, MD

Katalin Banki, MD
Director of Hematopathology Fellowship Program
Department of Pathology
SUNY Upstate Medical University

Title: "Laboratory Detection of Antiphospholipid Antibodies"

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Note: This Grand Rounds is held on a Thursday

21

  No Grand Rounds

28

Betty A. Forbes, PhD

 

Christopher D. Doern, PhD

Betty A. Forbes, PhD
Professor of Pathology
Director of Clinical Microbiology

Department of Pathology
Virginia Commonwealth University

 

&

 

Christopher D. Doern, PhD
Assistant Professor of Pathology
Associate Director of Clinical Microbiology

Department of Pathology
Virginia Commonwealth University

Title: "The Collateral Benefit of New Technology in Clinical Microbiology"

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APRIL

 

4

Colleen Jackson-Cook, PhD

Colleen Jackson-Cook, PhD

Professor and Director of Cytogenetics

Deparment of Pathology

Virginia Commonwealth University

Title: "Is Our Somatic Cell Chromosomal Complement - Black and White or 50 Shades of Gray?"

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11

Steven Christopher Smith, MD, PhD

Steven Christopher Smith, MD, PhD
Assistant Professor of Pathology

Department of Pathology
Virginia Commonwealth University

Title: “Renal Cell Carcinoma:  Suddenly It’s More Granular and Less Clear. . .”

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18

Jeffrey A. Golden, MD

Jeffrey A. Golden, MD

Chair

Department of Pathology

Brigham & Women’s Hospital

Title: “Cortical Interneurons in Development and Disease”

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25

Donald L. Siegel, MD

Donald L. Siegel, MD

Professor of Pathology & Laboratory Medicine

Director, Division of Transfusion Medicine & Therapeutic Pathology

Medical Director for Cellular Therapies, Penn Medicine

Perelman School of Medicine

University of Pennsylvania

Title: “Chimeric Antigen Receptor T-Cells (CAR-T) and a Case of Very Personalized Medicine”

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MAY

2

Stuart J. Schnitt, MD

Stuart J. Schnitt, MD

Vice Chair for Anatomic Pathology

Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center

Professor of Pathology

Harvard Medical School

Title: “Molecular Testing in the Management of Patients with Breast Cancer”

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9

Alphonse E. Sirica, PhD, MS, AGAF, FAASLD

Alphonse E. Sirica, PhD, MS, AGAF, FAASLD
Professor of Pathology and Internal Medicine

Department of Pathology
Virginia Commonwealth University

Title: “Modeling Desmoplastic Intrahepatic Cholangiocarcinoma: Biological and Translational Implications”

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16

Jennifer Koblinski, PhD

Jennifer Koblinski, PhD

Assistant Professor of Pathology 

Department of Pathology
Virginia Commonwealth University

Title: "The Role of Syndecans in Breast Cancer Metastasis to the Brain"
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23

Rongqin Ren, MD

Rongqin Ren, MD

Molecular Genetic Pathology Fellow

Department of Pathology
Virginia Commonwealth University

Title: “Evaluation of a Commercial Pipeline for Somatic Variant Interpretation – Is it really a Magic Box?”

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30

 

Memorial Day - No Grand Rounds

31

Steven Ellsworth, DO

Steven Ellsworth, DO

Chief Resident

Department of Pathology
Virginia Commonwealth University

Title: “Arboviridae: Oh, The Places You’ll Go. Twenty years of Emerging Infectious Disease and What We Can Expect from Zika Virus.”

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Note: This Grand Rounds is held on a Tuesday

JUNE

6

Marcus Winkler, DO

Marcus Winkler, DO

Hematopathology Fellow

Department of Pathology
Virginia Commonwealth University

Title: "2016 Revision of the World Health Organization Classification of Lymphoid Neoplasms: A Brief Summary"

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13

Tiffany Mullins, MD

Tiffany Mullins, MD

Hematopathology Fellow

Department of Pathology
Virginia Commonwealth University

Title: "2016 Revision of the World Health Organization Classification of Lymphoid Neoplasms: A Brief Summary Part 2"

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20

Nabil Ashraf, MD

Nabil Ashraf, MD

PGY-4 Resident
Department of Pathology
Virginia Commonwealth University

Title: "IgG4 Related Diseases - A novel clinical entity"

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27

Tracy L. Shipe, DO

Tracy L. Shipe, DO

Chief Resident

Department of Pathology
Virginia Commonwealth University

Title: "Monosomy/Trisomy 21 Mosaicism: A Case Presentation and Review"

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For information regarding Pathology Grand Rounds please contact Raquel Evans at 804.828.0183 or Raquel.Evans@vcuhealth.org