Seminars & Conferences

March 12. Biochemistry and Molecular Biology Department Seminar
Noon. 2231 Weiskotten Hall. David Chan, MD, PhD, will present “The control of mitrochndrial function by fusion and fission.”
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March 12. Healthlink class. The Watchman Procedure for A-Fib
6 to 7 p.m. HealthLink/OASIS Learning Center, 6333 NY Rt. 298, East Syracuse. Jamal Ahmed, MD, presents on a new procedure Upstate offers to reduce the risk of stroke. To register, call 315-464-8668.
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March 13. HealthLink class. Stop the Bleed
6 to 7 p.m. HealthLink/OASIS Learning Center, 6333 NY Rt. 298, East Syracuse. Upstate Trauma staff will teach techniques on how to stop a person from bleeding, before professional emergency responders arrive. To register, call 315-464-8668.
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March 14. Robert B. Barlow Vision Research Seminar Series
4 to 5 p.m. 4709 Neurosciences Research Building. Gareth Howell, PhD, The Jackson Laboratory, Bar Harbor, Me., will present “Preserving vascular health to prevent neurodegeneration.” Sponsored by the Department of Ophthalmology.
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March 15. Pediatric Trauma Series: You Asked for It
2 to 3 p.m. 9405 A/B Upstate University Hospital Downtown Campus. Upstate faculty Ronald Saletsky, PhD, and Andrew Shaw, MD, will present “Working with Refugee Kids and Families in the Hospital.”
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March 21. Annual Contemporary Issues in Emergency Medicine
Noon to 5 p.m. Genesee Grande Hotel, 1060 E. Genesee St., Syracuse. Multiple presenters will speak on key issues in Emergency Medicine. Keynote address on a Public Health Response to Crisis in the Emergency Department: Case Strudy of the Opioid Epidemic will be given by Onondaga County Health Commissioner Indu Gupta, MD. For more information, email Rose More at morer@upstate.edu.
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March 26. HealthLink class. Hernia: Treatment and Repair
6 to 7 p.m. Liverpool Library, 310 Tulip St., Liverpool. Moustafa Hassan will discuss the causes and treatments for hernia, especially complex and repeat repairs. To register, call 315-464-8668.
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March 27. Lecture
10 to 11 a.m. Krishna Vadodaria, PhD., research associate, Salk Institute for Biological Studies, San Diego, will present “Studying Major Depression Using Patient-Derived Neurons.”
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March 27. Dean’s Grand Rounds: Nobel Laureate Lecture
11 a.m. to noon. Ninth Floor Auditorium, (9295 Weiskoten Hall). Thomas Sudhof, MD, winner of the 2013 Nobel Price for Medicine/Physiology, will speak on “Towards Understanding the Molecular Logic of Synapse Formation and Specification: Neurexins.”
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March 27. Faculty Educator Development Seminar Series
Noon to 1 p.m. 318 Health Sciences Library. Darren Carboni, MBA, director of Upstate Office of Interprofessional Education, will present “IPE at Upstate.” RSVP by March 20 to hendermi@upstate.edu or 315-464-1681.
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March 27. AOA Lecture
Noon to 1 p.m. 1159 Weiskotten Hall, Medical Alumni Auditorium. AOA Visiting Professor John H. Sampson, MD, PHD, MBA, MHSc, of Duke University Medical Center, will present Turning Knowledge Into Money: Entrepreneurial Medicine.
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March 28. Neuroscience Grand Rounds
8 to 9 a.m. 103 Weiskotten Hall. AOA Visiting Professor John H. Sampson, MD, PHD, MBA, MHSc, of Duke University Medical Center, will present Turning Knowledge Into Money—Immunotherapy for Brain Tumors: Bigs, BiTes, CARs and Oil.
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March 29. HealthLink class. Advances in the Systemic Treatment of Prostate Cancer
5 to 6 p.m. HealthLink/OASIS Learning Center, 6333 NY Rt. 298, East Syracuse. Bernard Poiesz, MD, will discuss recent advancements in treatment of prostate cancer.To register, call 315-464-8668.
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