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MMCRI Seminar Series

2009 Seminars


William Mitch, MD
Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX

Molecular Mechanisms Causing Protein Wasting Presentation


Perry Blackshear, MD, D.Phil
National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences, Research Triangle Park, NC

The TTP Family of CCCH Tandem Zinc Finger Proteins: Roles in mRNA Decay


Malcolm Brenner, MD, PhD
Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX

How Can Academic Centers Bring Cell and Gene Therapies into Mainstream Medicine?


Jorge Plutzky, MD
Brigham and Women's Hospital, Boston, MA

The RXR-PPAR Transcriptional Complex in the Regulation of Energy Balance: Implications for Diabetes and Atherosclerosis


Andrew Plaut, MD
Tufts University Sakler School of Graduate Biomedical Sciences, Boston, MA

New Insights into the Treatment of IgA Nephropathy


Timothy Messitt, PhD
Maine Medical Center, Portland, ME

mMoving the mMessage: Mechanisms of mRNA Transport in the Xenopus laevis Oocyte


Linden Hu, PhD
Tufts Medical Center, Boston, MA

Controlling Lyme Disease: a Story of Vaccines, Host Immune Defenses and Bacterial Adaptation

Stephen Potter, PhD
Cincinnati Children's Hospital, Cincinnati, OH

How to Make a Face, and a Kidney


Gregory Clines, MD
University of Virginia Health Systems, Charlottesville, VA

Endothelin and Wnt: Convergence of Signaling Pathways Regulating Normal and Pathologic Bone Remodeling


Francis Glorieux, MD
University of McGill, Toronto, Ontario, CANADA

Osteogenesis Imperfecta: Insights into its Pathophysiology and Treatment


Daohong Zhou, MD
Hollings Cancer Center, Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston, SC

Quiescent Hematopoietic Stem Cells are Highly Deficient in Repair of DNA Double Strand Breaks Induced by Ionizing Radiation


Ed Bilsky, PhD
University of New England, Biddeford, ME

Therapeutic Applications of Opioid Neutral Antagonists in Pain and Addiction


Ken Chien, MD, PhD
Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA

How to Make a Heart: The Islet-1 Master Heart Stem Cell Story


Howard Crawford, PhD
Stony Brook University, Stony Brook, NY

The ADAM17-EGFR-PI3 Kinase Axis in Pancreatic Cancer


Joel Graber, PhD
The Jackson Laboratory, Bar Harbor, ME

Transcript Variability in the 3'-UTR: Means to an End


Christoph Cremer, PhD
University of Heidelberg, Germany

Molecular Nanoimaging of Cellular Structures using Visible Light


Anthony Montgomery, PhD
University of California, San Diego

Novel Stem Cell Based Strategies for the Derivation and Immunoprotection of Insulin-Producing Beta Cells


Amy Wagers, PhD
Joslin Diabetes Center, Boston, MA

Aging of Tissue-Specific Stem Cells


Quifu Ma, PhD
Dana Farber Cancer Institute, Boston, MA

Molecular Control of Nociceptor Development and Pain Behavior


Daniel Turnbull, PhD
New York University Langone Medical Center, New York, NY

Looking Inside the Mouse: New Approaches Using Magnetic Resonance and Ultrasound Micro-imaging


Gerard Karsenty, MD, PhD
Columbia University Medical Center, New York, NY

The Novel Physiology of Bone


Roland Baron, MD
Harvard School of Dental Medicine, Boston, MA

Is it All About Timing?:Zfp521, A New Player in Bone Formation


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