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Research Grand Rounds

2020-2021SpeakerTitle
13-AugYuan ChenTarget Ubiquitin-like Modifications to Advance Cancer Therapy
10-SepTatiana KisselevaThe role of IL-17 signaling in NASH and HCC
15-OctRick FriedmanGenetics of Common Forms of Hearing Loss
12-NovBrian ElicieriPharmacologic and genetic targeting of nicotinic acetylcholine receptors to regulateanti-tumor adaptive immunity
10-DecJames FriendEnabling new procedures in endovascular intervention with soft microrobotics
14-JanMark OnaitisDifferentiation as a Potential Therapeutic Strategy in KRAS mutant Lung Adenocarcinoma
11-FebFred KolbTotal tracheal replacement: on the track of a bioengineered solution
11-MarSteve BicklerMolecular changes associated with urbanization in sub-Saharan Africa and why it matters
8-AprTania MorimotoTBD
13-MayPartha RayApplicationof Aptamer Technology for Cancer Theranostics

Research Workshops

2020-2021SpeakersTopic
17-SepAnthony MagitProtection of Human Subjects
17-DecAmy Sitapati and Jeff ReevesSlicer/Dicer
18-MarMahmoud MalasHow to Develop and Manage a Clinical Trial
17-JunJoel BaumgartnerHow to Build Clinical Databases

Resident Research Conferences

2020-2021Speakers 1 & 2
Topics 1 & 2
7/9/20

Jared Matson

Steve Niemiec

Telemedicine and Surgery in the COVID era: Patient experiences

Treatment of acute lung injury with CNP-miR146a

8/13/20

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

9/10/20

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

10/15/20

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

11/12/20

Jay Meisner

Suna Erdem 

Esophageal and airway problems in kids

Pancreatic Cancer: Preclinical Metastatic Models & The Use of IRE as Immunotherapy

12/10/20

Jeff Reeves

Jon Li

UCSD Perioperative Efficiency Project

Early Outcomes with a Novel Hybrid Mesh-Synecor

1/6/20

Jeff Reeves

Michael Turner

Efficiency Matrics and Case Scheduling

Endoscopic Patient-Derived Orthotopic Xenograft Model of GEJ Adenocarcinoma Imageable with Fluorescence Antibodies

1/14/21

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

2/11/21

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3/11/21

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Michael Turner

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4/8/21

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5/13/21

Harrison Chau

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6/10/21

Farhoud Faraji

Ashwyn Sharma

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