Bruce Spiegelman, Ph.D. Harry E. Bovay, Jr. annual lecture set for Nov. 2

Bruce M. Spiegelman, Ph.D., the Stanley J. Korsmeyer Professor at Harvard Medical School and Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, will present the 2018-2019 Harry E. Bovay, Jr. Annual Lecture on “Regulation of Thermogenic Adipose Cells: Biology and therapeutics.”

Jennifer Doudna, Ph.D. Doudna to speak at annual Ernst Knobil Distinguished Lecture

McGovern Medical School will welcome Jennifer Doudna, Ph.D., one of the pioneers of CRISPR-Cas9 gene editing technology, as this year’s speaker for the annual Ernst Knobil Distinguished Lecture Oct. 24.

UTHealth Space Medallion Comes Home Physician astronaut talks space flight, presents special medallion to Dean Stoll

Dr. Michael Barratt, a physician astronaut with NASA, had a special gift with over 5 million miles on it for Dean Barbara Stoll Tuesday morning as part of Pediatric Grand Rounds at McGovern Medical School.

Dr. Run Wang Wang delivers Ira D. Sharlip Lecture

Dr. Run Wang, professor in the Department of Surgery and the Cecil M Crigler, M.D. Chair in Urology at McGovern Medical School, delivered the 5th annual Ira D. Sharlip Lecture at the 2018 Sexual Medicine Society of North America’s (SMSNA) 25th Annual Scientific Program earlier this year.

Bauchner-May17Lecture Bauchner focuses on evolving issues in medical journalism

Dr. Howard Bauchner, editor-in-chief of the Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA) and the JAMA Network, tackled some of the controversies and challenges facing medical journalism in the 21st century as part of a special lecture at McGovern Medical School last week.

Dr. Fuki Hisama presents the 2018 Pruzansky Lectureship Award in Genetics to Dr. Hope Northrup at the 49th Annual March of Dimes Clinical Genetics Conference. Northrup presents Pruzansky Lecture at March of Dimes Clinical Genetics Conference

Dr. Hope Northrup, professor and director of the division of medical genetics in the Department of Pediatrics at McGovern Medical School, said presenting the Samuel Pruzansky Memorial Lecture at the 49th Annual March of Dimes Clinical Genetics Conference was something she “couldn’t have imagined in her wildest dreams.”

Dr. Hazim Safi Safi to give esteemed John Homans Lecture

Dr. Hazim J. Safi, professor and chair of the Department of Cardiothoracic and Vascular Surgery at the McGovern Medical School at UTHealth, joins a distinguished list of colleagues in his field selected with the rare distinction of giving the John Homans Lecture at the 2018 Society of Vascular Surgery (SVS) Annual Meeting. Safi will present the lecture on the final day of the event, held June 21 to 23 in Boston.

Müller-Eberhard Memorial lecture set for April 13

An internationally recognized immunologist with the NIH National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute will present the 12th Hans J. Müller-Eberhard Memorial Lecture on “Unexpected Non-canonical Roles of Complement Cell Physiology.”

Dr. Stephen Shore Geigerman Lecture Series set for April 13

The Department of Psychiatry & Behavioral Sciences will welcome Dr. Stephen Shore, assistant professor of Special Education at Adelphi University, author of Beyond the Wall: Personal Experiences with Autism and Asperger Syndrome, and autism-self advocate, April 13 as part of the 2018 Benjamin J. Geigerman Lecture Series.

Peter Tontonoz, M.D., Ph.D. Harry E. Bovay, Jr. Lecture set for Dec. 15

Peter Tontonoz, M.D., Ph.D., Frances and Albert Piansky Professor of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine at the David Geffen School of Medicine of the University of California, Los Angeles, will present the 2017-2018 Harry E. Bovay, Jr. Annual Lecture on “Nuclear Receptors and Lipid Metabolism.”