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Research Grand Rounds

2020-2021SpeakerTitle
Aug 13, 2020
Yuan ChenTarget Ubiquitin-like Modifications to Advance Cancer Therapy
Sep 10, 2020
Tatiana KisselevaThe role of IL-17 signaling in NASH and HCC
Oct 15, 2020
Rick FriedmanGenetics of Common Forms of Hearing Loss
Nov 12, 2020
Brian ElicieriPharmacologic and genetic targeting of nicotinic acetylcholine receptors to regulate anti-tumor adaptive immunity
Dec 10, 2020
James FriendEnabling new procedures in endovascular intervention with soft microrobotics
Jan 14, 2021
Mark OnaitisDifferentiation as a Potential Therapeutic Strategy in KRAS mutant Lung Adenocarcinoma
Feb 11, 2021
Fred Kolb
Total tracheal replacement: on the track of a bioengineered solution
Mar 11, 2021
Steve BicklerMolecular changes associated with urbanization in sub-Saharan Africa and why it matters
Apr 8, 2021
Tania MorimotoFlexible Surgical Robots: Design, Control, and Sensing
May 13, 2021
Partha RayApplicationof Aptamer Technology for Cancer Theranostics

Research Workshops

2020-2021SpeakersTopic
Sep 17, 2020
Anthony MagitProtection of Human Subjects
Dec 17, 2020
Amy Sitapati and Jeff ReevesSlicer/Dicer
Mar 18, 2021
Mahmoud MalasHow to Develop and Manage a Clinical Trial
Jun 17, 2021
Joel BaumgartnerHow to Build Clinical Databases

Resident Research Conferences

2020-2021Speakers 1 & 2
Topics 1 & 2
Jul 9, 2020
  • Jared Matson
  • Steve Niemiec
  • Telemedicine and Surgery in the COVID era: Patient experiences
  • Treatment of acute lung injury with CNP-miR146a
Aug 13, 2020
  • Dani Carroll
  • Robert Saddawi-Konefka
  • Space Health and the Role of Innovation: the Future of Medicine on the Moon and on Mars
  • Exploiting the HER3-PI3K/mTOR-Immune Axis to Design Precision Immune Oncology Therapy for Head and Neck Cancer
Sep 10, 2020
  • Rachel Blitzer 
  • Charissa Lake
  • MIS Strategies for Surgical Rarities: Morgagni Hernia Repair and Liver Cyst Resection with ICG
  • Modeling Human Hepatoblastoma and the Role of Glypican-3
Oct 15, 2020
  • Usman Khan
  • Sasha Halasz
  • Neuro-modulation of memory and memory loss
  • Immune modulation of circulating tumor cells and the tumor microenvironment in metastatic breast cancer
Nov 12, 2020
  • Jay Meisner
  • Suna Erdem 
  • Esophageal and airway problems in kids
  • Pancreatic Cancer: Preclinical Metastatic Models & The Use of IRE as Immunotherapy
Dec 10, 2020
  • Jeff Reeves
  • Jon Li
  • UCSD Perioperative Efficiency Project
  • Early Outcomes with a Novel Hybrid Mesh-Synecor
Jan 6, 2021
  • Jeff Reeves
  • Michael Turner
  • Efficiency Matrics and Case Scheduling
  • Endoscopic Patient-Derived Orthotopic Xenograft Model of GEJ Adenocarcinoma Imageable with Fluorescence Antibodies
Jan 14, 2021
  • Tom Mou
  • Sasha Halasz
  • Building an Electronic Health Record-based Registry for Emergency General Surgery
  • Identification of CD105+ Extracellular Vesicles as a Candidate Biomarker in Metastatic Breast Cancer
Feb 11, 2021
  • Steve Niemiec, MD 
  • Jared Matson, MD
  • CNP-miR146a treatment of acute lung injury
  • Rapid intraoperative perfusion assessment of parathyroid adenomas using a wide-field hand-held portable fluorescence imaging system
Mar 11, 2021
  • Jay Meisner, MD
  • Michael Turner
  • Intraoperative Nerve Monitoring of the Recurrent Laryngeal Nerve in Pediatric Surgery
  • Mucins: Our Gooey Friends in Cancer Imaging
Apr 8, 2021
  • Rachel Blitzer
  • Kavya Crawford
  • Post-Op Bariatric Patients During the Pandemic: Weight Loss Falls off the Wagon
  • Fluorescence-Guided Surgery for Peripheral Nerve Detection in Otolaryngology - Head & Neck Surgery
May 13, 2021
  • Harrison Chau
  • TBD
  • TBD
  • TBD
Jun 10, 2021
  • Farhoud Faraji
  • Ashwyn Sharma
  • TBD
  • TBD