Mainehealth Link

MMCRI Seminar Series

2013 Seminars

Time: 11:00am - 12:00pm unless othewise noted

Place:  Maine Medical Center Research Institute
             81 Research Drive, Scarborough
             Conference rooms 1-2-3

Contact: Betsy Crocker  (207) 396-8219


Tuesday, January 8

Xiangjian Zheng, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA

Cerebral Cavernous Malformation Signaling in Cardiovascular Development


January 10

Youn-Kyoung Lee, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA

Modeling Human Adipose Disorders Using Pluripotent Stem Cells 


Tuesday, January 15

Ji Zhang, University of California, San Diego

Lost in Lipid Metabolism - Finding the Phosphatase in Mitochondria


January 17

Glenn Rowe, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Boston, MA

Transcriptional Regulation of Metabolism in the Musculoskeletal System


Tuesday, January 22

Xiaochun Long, University of Rochester Medical Center, Rochester, NY

Molecular Regulation of Smooth Muscle Differentiation


February 7

Brenda Lilly, Nationwide Children's Hospital, Columbus, OH

 Cell-cell Interationcs in Blood Vessel Formation: Notch Signaling and Beyond


April 4

Laurie McCauley, University of Michigan School of Dentistry, Ann Arbor, MI

Osteo-Macrophages and Anabolic Actions of PTH in Bone


April 11

Hong Chen, Oklahoma Medical Research Foundation, Oklahoma City, OK

The Role of Endocytic Adaptor and Ubiquitin-Binding Protein Epsin in Vascular Development and Tumor Angiogenesis


April 18

Matthias Clauss, Indiana University School of Medicine, VA Medical Center, Indianapolis, IN

EMAPII, A Positive Feedback Loop Linking Tissue Destruction with Inflammation: Relevance for Lung Emphysema and Diabetic Retinopathy


May 9

Y. Peng Loh, National Institutes of Health

Carboxypeptidase E: A New Trophin in Neuronal Survival, Depression and Cancer


June 27

Ann Marie Schmidt, New York University Langone Medical Center, New York, NY

RAGE & Signal Transduction - A Critical Axis in Diabetes Complications & the Inflammatory Response


October 17

Guillermo Oliver, St. Jude's Children's Research Hospital, Memphis, TN


October 24

Lisa Coussens, Oregon Health and Science University, Portland, OR

Inflammation and Cancer: Targeting Leukocyte Heterogeneity in Solid Tumors as a Therapeutic Tool


December 5, 2013

Ian Meng, University of New England, Biddeford, ME

Regulation of Tears under Normal and Dry Eye Conditions

Maine Medical Center Research Institute 81 Research Dr Scarborough, ME 04074 (207)396-8100

Login for MMCRI web