Past Colloquia - 2008

Wednesday, November 5

Patricia Finn, M.D., Chief, Pulmonary & Critical Care Medicine

Stuart Kornfeld, M.D., Professor of Medicine Biochemistry/ Biophysics, Washington U. School of Medicine, St. Louis, Past Editor, J. of Clinical Investigation, Past President, Assoc. of American Physicians

Biomedical Magazine Review:  NK T cells and Asthma: Controversies in the New England Journal of Medicine

CD4+ Invariant T-cell-Receptor+Natural Killer T cells in Bronchial Asthma. Akbari O, et al. N Engl J Med 2006;354:1117-29.

Invariant Natural Killer T cells in Asthma and Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease Vijayanand P, et al. N Engl J Med 2007;356:1410-22.

Career Perspectives Speaker


Tuesday, September 30

Kirk Knowlton, M.D., Professor of Medicine, Chief, Div. of Cardiology

Richard S. Kornbluth, M.D., Ph.D., Associate Professor of Medicine, Div. of Infectious Diseases

Noel Weidner, M.D., Director of Anatomic Pathology

Biomedical Magazine Review

Career Perspectives:  Discussion on the Career of Judah Folkman Judah Folkman, M.D. (Director, Vascular Biology Program at Children's Hospital, Boston & Andrus Professor of Cell Biology Harvard Medical School 1933 - 2008)


Wednesday, July 30

David Easter, M.D., Professor, Dept. of Surgery, Surgical Residency Director, UCSD SOM

Elaine Muchmore, M.D., Professor, Clinical Medicine, Director, Internal Medicine Residency, UCSD SOM

Sidney Zisook, M.D., Professor of Psychiatry, Director, Residency Training, UCSD SOM

Summer Series – Program Directors Discuss Residency & Life After Medical School

Organized by SOM Students: Robert DeConde, Kent Lam, Adnan Majid


Wednesday, May 21

Edward Koo, M.D., Professor of Neurosciences

Robert Terry, M.D., Professor Emeritus, Dept.s of Pathology & Neurosciences

Biomedical Magazine Review

Career Perspectives Speaker:  Alzheimer's disease research


Thursday, March 27

Barbara Jung, M.D., Asst. Professor, Dept. of Medicine

David Bailey, M.D., Vice Chancellor for Health Affairs, Dean of the School of Medicine, Professor of Pathology & Laboratory Medicine, UC Irvine

Biomedical Magazine Review:  JAMA Article: Prevalence of Nonpolypoid (Flat and Depressed) Colorectal Neoplasms in Asymptomatic and Symptomatic Adults

Career Perspectives Speaker:  Pathology


Wednesday, February 27

Steven D. Chessler, M.D., Ph.D., Asst. Professor, Dept. of Medicine


Joseph L. Goldstein, M.D, Nobel Laureate 1985, Physiology or Medicine, Regental Professor and Chairman, Dept. of Molecular Genetics, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center

Biomedical Magazine Review

Career Perspectives Speaker