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EVENTS

Open House:  October 23, 2018   | 3pm – 6pm | 81 Research Dr., Scarborough, ME 04074

Stop by and learn more about the research at MMCRI in Cancer Biology, Stem Cell Biology, Bone, Metabolic, Cardiovascular, Kidney, and Vector-Borne diseases. Meet the researchers, see science demonstrations, and explore education opportunities.  Demonstrations and guided tours are from 3:30 pm to 5:30 pm.  This event is FREE and open to the public.

Center for Outcomes Research (CORE):  Event Listings

SEMINARS

Thursday, September 27, 2018 @ 11:00am

Topic:  Novel mechanisms of endothelial homeostasis

Dr. Magdalena Chrzanowska-Wodnicka, Investigator, Versiti Blood Research Institute, Milwaukee Regional Medical Center

Place: MMC Research Institute (MMCRI) – 81 Research Drive, Scarborough

Thursday, September 13, 2018 @ 11:00am

Topic:  Coronary Angiogenesis: A (Personal) Historical Perspective

Dr. Frank Selke, Karl E. Karlson, MD and Gloria A. Karlson Professor of Cardiothoracic Surgery, Professor of Surgery, Brown University

Place: MMC Research Institute (MMCRI) – 81 Research Drive, Scarborough

Friday, August 17, 2018 @ 11:00am

Topic:  Putting Biospecimen Best Practices in Action for the Cancer Moonshot

Dr. Helen Moore, Branch Chief, National Cancer Institute Biorepositories and Biospecimen Research Branch (BBRB)

Place: MMC Research Institute (MMCRI) – 81 Research Drive, Scarborough

Thursday, July 19, 2018 @ 11:00am

Topic:  Pathogenic insights into heart failure with preserved ejection fraction (HFpEF) – bedside-to-bench and back

Dr. Flora Sams, Professor of Medicine, Boston University School of Medicine

Place: MMC Research Institute (MMCRI) – 81 Research Drive, Scarborough

Thursday, May 31, 2018 @ 11:00am

Topic:  Thyroid Hormone Receptors and Mammalian Development

Dr. Douglas Forrest, PhD, Senior Investigator, Section Chief, Nuclear Receptor Biology Section, Laboratory of Endocrinology and Receptor Biology, NIH, National Institute of Diabetes & Digestive and Kidney Diseases (NIDDK)

Place: MMC Research Institute (MMCRI) – 81 Research Drive, Scarborough

Thursday, May 17, 2018 @ 11:00am

Topic:  Roles of the Extracellular Matrix in Metastasis and Drug Resistance

Dr. Madeleine Oudine, Assistant Professor Biomedical Engineering, Tufts University

Place: MMC Research Institute (MMCRI) – 81 Research Drive, Scarborough

Friday, May 4, 2018 @ 11:00am

Topic:  Plelotropic Effects of Methionine Restriction

Dr. Gene Ables, Associate Science Director, Orentreich Foundation for the Advancement of Science, New York, NY

Place: MMC Research Institute (MMCRI) – 81 Research Drive, Scarborough

Tuesday, April 24, 2018 @ 11:00am

Topic:  Integrative ‘Omics Profiling and Insights into How High Cardiorespiratory Fitness Leads to Metabolic Health and Longevity

Dr. Charles Burant, Professor, Endocrinology & Metabolism, University of Michigan

Place: MMC Research Institute (MMCRI) – 81 Research Drive, Scarborough

Tuesday, February, 27, 2018 @ 1:00 pm and 2:00 pm

Dr. Pouneh Fazeli will be Presenting Back-to-Back Seminar Sessions Sponsored by the NNE-CTR Grant:
1:00 pm – 2:00 pm,  Open to All,  Topic:  Adaptations to Starvation: From Acute Fasting to Anorexia Nervosa

2:00 pm – 3:00 pm, Trainee Presentation, Topic: Navigating a Career In Investigation

Place: MMC Research Institute (MMCRI) – 81 Research Drive, Scarborough

Thursday, February, 22, 2018 @ 11:00am

Topic:  Regulation of Kidney Development by Fat4

Helen McNeill, PhD, Principal Investigator, Samuel Luenfeld Research Institute, Mount Sinai Hospital, Toronto

Place: MMC Research Institute (MMCRI) – 81 Research Drive, Scarborough

Thursday, February, 15, 2018 @ 11:00am

Topic:  Beyond the Glomerulus:   Novel Clinical Markers of Kidney Health and Prognosis

Mark Sarnak, MD, MS Chief, Division of Nephrology; Director of Research; Associate Director, Research Training Program; Professor, Tufts University School of Medicine, Boston, MA

Place: MMC Research Institute (MMCRI) – 81 Research Drive, Scarborough