Physician-Scientist Symposium "The role of the physician-scientist in the evolving landscape of biomedical research"


Thursday, April 27, 2017 (All day)

See also: Symposia


Ragon Institute of MGH, MIT, and Harvard, 400 Technology Square, Cambridge MA 02139, Mark and Lisa Schwartz Auditorium

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Speakers' Biographies

Morning session: 9:00am-12:00 noon

Bruce Walker, MD, (MGH)
Opening Remarks

Catherine Blish MD, PhD, (Stanford)
“Innate control of viral infections”

Victor Nizet MD, (UCSD)
“Collaborating with the Immune System to Treat Multi-Drug Resistant Pathogens”

Break 10:45-11:00pm

Michael Glickman MD, (MSKCC)
“90:10: opportunities and pitfalls for the physician-scientist through the lens of mycobacteriology”

Ramnik Xavier MD, (MGH)
“Genes, bugs and molecules in intestinal immunity”

Oren Rosenberg MD, PhD, (UCSF)
“Survival skills: how an intracellular pathogen evades a host restriction pathway”

Lunch 12:00-1:00pm

Afternoon session: 1:00pm-3:00pm

Andrea Cox MD, PhD, (JHMI)
“How my love of research became infectious”

Liise-anne Pirofski MD, (Einstein/Montefiore)
“Damage, host-microbe interaction and infectious diseases: my journey as a physician-scientist”

Peter Hunt MD, (UCSF)
“Immune Activation in HIV - Bedside to Bench”

Don Ganem MD, (Novartis)
“Physician-Scientist Careers in Industry vs Academia: what are the differences and do they matter?”

Panel session moderated by Drs. Marty Hirsch and Bruce Walker: 3:00pm-4:00pm

Reception: 4:00pm-5:00pm