Speakers

 

Keynote Address (read more…)
John P.A. Ioannidis, M.D., DSc.
C.F. Rehnborg Chair in Disease Prevention
Professor of Medicine
Professor of Health Research and Policy
Professor of Biomedical Data Science
Stanford University School of Medicine
Professor of Statistics
Stanford University School of Humanities and Sciences
Co-Director, Meta-Research Innovation Center at Stanford (METRICS)
“Research practices for reproducible and useful scientific investigation”
Breakthrough Discovery Symposium I (read more…)
Heinrich Taegtmeyer, M.D., DPhil.,
Professor
Department of Internal Medicine, Division of Cardiovascular Medicine
“Oncometabolic tracks in the failing heart”
Vasanthi Jayaraman, Ph.D.,
Professor
Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology
“Neuronal signaling at the single molecule level”
Balveen Kaur, Ph.D.
Professor and John P. and Kathrine G. McGovern Endowed Chair, Vice Chair, Research
Department of Neurosurgery
“Oncolytic viral therapy for cancer”
 Postdoctoral Presentations(read more…)
Hilda Ahnstedt, Ph.D.
1st Place Winner, Dean’s Excellence Award for Postdoctoral Fellows
Department of Neurology
“Sex differences in T cell immune responses, gut integrity and outcome after ischemic stroke in aged mice”
Aleix Ribas Latre, Ph.D.,
Honorable Mention,  Dean’s Excellence Award for Postdoctoral Fellows
Institute of Molecular Medicine, Metabolic and Degenerative Diseases
“Insulin sensitization reverses high fat diet-induced changes in BMAL1 function in metabolically active tissues”
Gabriel Fries, M.D., Ph.D.
3rd Place Winner, Dean’s Excellence Award for Postdoctoral Fellows
Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences
“The role of epigenetic mechanisms in bipolar disorder”
Breakthrough Discovery Symposium II (read more…)
Ines Moreno-Gonzalez, Ph.D. 
Assistant Professor
Department of Neurology
Risk factors and molecular mechanisms of Alzheimer’s disease
Seung-Hee Yoo, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor
Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology
“Circadian rhythm: From genes to behavior”
Ramesha Papanna, M.D.
Assistant Professor
Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology and Reproductive Sciences, Division of Maternal-Fetal Medicine
Human umbilical cord patch for in-utero spina bifida repair