Fall-Winter Visiting Professor lineup features experts in lung, muscle and nerve disorders
The Fall 2013 schedule of Taubman Institute Visiting Professor Lectures, which are held in conjunction with departments of the University of Michigan Medical School, features distinguished scientists from institutions around the world, who have been invited by Taubman Scholars and other faculty members to address the U-M community.
Visiting Professor Lectures are generally held monthly and represent the Taubman Institute's ongoing commitment to furthering translational medical research by creating opportunities for the most talented physician-researchers to exchange knowledge and ideas.
Upcoming events in 2013 include:
Oct. 17: Jann Sarkaria, M.D., of the Mayo Clinic, whose research targets the fatal brain tumor glioblastoma.
Oct: 21: Kurt Stenmark, M.D., a pediatric pulmonology expert from the University of Colorado Denver.
Oct. 23 Andrew Mammen, M.D., Ph.D., whose research targets muscle diseases such as myositis, from the Johns HopkinsSchool of Medicine.
Mar. 19, 2014 Steven A. Goldman M.D., Ph.D., an expert in neurodegenerative diseases from the University of Rochester Medical Center.
More information about each lecture will be posted as it becomes available.
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