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SOM Festival of Science 2014

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When:

Friday, December 12, 2014
 8:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

Where:

Health Sciences Facility II Auditorium

 

Scientific Advisory Council:

This internationally acclaimed and distinguished scientists and council members include:
 
Rita Colwell, PhD
Professor and Chair, US Life Sciences at UMCP
Former Director, National Science Foundation
2006 National Medal of Science
 
Carol Greider, PhD
Professor & Chair, Molecular Biology at JHU
2009 Nobel Prize Winner for Medicine
Member, IOM
 
Philip Needleman, PhD
President/CEO, St. Louis Science Center
Member, NAS & IOM
Former President of Searle R&D
 
Ralph Snyderman, M.D.
Chancellor Emeritus, Duke University & James B. Duke Professor of Medicine
Former President & CEO, Duke University Health System
Former Chair, AAMC
Member, IOM
 
Elias Zerhouni, MD
President of Global R&D, Sanofi Pharmaceutical
Former Director, National Institutes of Health
Member, IOM

For More Information: 

Please contact
SOM Office of Public Affairs
410-706-8518

“Infections, Inflammation & Vaccines

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Agenda:

(Click here for a downloadable PDF) 

Welcome
E. Albert Reece, MD, PhD, MBA
Vice President for Medical Affairs, University of Maryland
John Z. and Akiko K. Bowers Distinguished Professor and
Dean, University of Maryland School of Medicine

Keynote Speaker

Dr. Fauci 

Anthony S. Fauci, MD
Director, National Institute of
Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID),
National Institutes of Health (NIH)

Keynote Address
Anthony S. Fauci, MD
Director, National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases
National Institutes of Health

SESSION #1: Infections and Vaccines

Introduction:
Alan R. Shuldiner, MD
John L. Whitehurst Endowed Professor, Department of Medicine
Director, Program in Personalized and Genomic Medicine
University of Maryland School of Medicine Research in Infections, Inflammation and Vaccines
James B. Kaper, PhD
Professor and Chair, Department of Microbiology and Immunology
Senior Associate Dean for Academic Affairs

“CVD,” an Academic Vaccine Development Enterprise
Myron M. Levine, MD, DTPH
Simon and Bessie Grollman Distinguished Professor, Department of Medicine
Director, Center for Vaccine Development Division Head, Geographic Medicine
Malaria Vaccines
Christopher V. Plowe, MD, MPH, FASTMH
Professor, Department of Medicine
Leader, Malaria Group
Associate Director for Research Training, Center for Vaccine Development
Investigator, Howard Hughes Medical Institute
Adoptive T-cell Transfers as a Strategy for Rebuilding Immune Function after Autologous Stem Cell Transplantation for Blood Cancers
Aaron P. Rapoport, MD
Gary Jobson Professor of Medical Oncology, Department of Medicine
Director, Lymphoma/Gene Medicine and Bone Marrow/Stem Cell Transplant Program, Greenebaum Cancer Center
HIV Preventive Vaccine: Where We Are, Where We Want to Be and Why It Is Such a Hurdle?
Robert C. Gallo, MD
Homer & Martha Gudelsky Distinguished Professor in Medicine
Director, Institute of Human Virology
Session # 1 Q&A
Moderator: A. Shuldiner
Panelists: J. Kaper, M. Levine, C. Plowe, A. Rapoport, R. Gallo
LUNCH
 
SESSION #2: Inflammation
Introduction:
Curt I. Civin, MD
Professor, Department of Pediatrics
Director, Center for Stem Cell Biology and Regenerative Medicine Associate Dean for Research
Overview of Inflammation Related Research at the University of Maryland School of Medicine
Jeffrey D. Hasday, MD
Professor, Department of Medicine
Head, Pulmonary and Critical Care Division
Novel Host-targeted Innate Immune Interventions in Severe Infection
Stefanie N. Vogel, PhD
Professor, Department of Microbiology and Immunology
Regulation of Allergic Inflammation by IL-4 and IL-13 Signaling
Achsah D. Keegan, PhD
Professor, Department of Microbiology and Immunology
Center for Vascular and Inflammatory Diseases
Acute Effects of Hyperinsulinemia, Hyperglycemia and Hypoglycemia on Inflammation, Atherothrombotic Mechanisms and Endothelial Function in Healthy, Obese and Diabetic Humans
Stephen N. Davis, MBBS
Theodore E. Woodward Professor and Chair, Department of Medicine
Session # 2 Q&A
Moderator: C. Civin
Panelists: J. Hasday, S. Vogel, A. Keegan, S. Davis
Closing Remarks
E. Albert Reece, MD, PhD, MBA
Please direct all inquiries to Mr. Kevin Enright, Executive Director for Strategic Initiatives, and Dr. Julie Wu, Senior Medical/Science Editor.