EVENTS

Costas T. Lambrew Research Retreat

Wednesday, May 1
8 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Maine Medical Center – Dana Health Education Center
Portland

This annual retreat brings together more than 200 physicians, nurses, scientists and trainees from MaineHealth for a day-long, multi-disciplinary, biomedical research symposium. The event gives basic and clinical researchers – and those who support them in a variety of ways – the opportunity to catch up on each other’s work, to ask questions, to create new collaborations, and to discuss research in more depth. Register & Learn More

Center for Outcomes Research (CORE):  Event Listings

SEMINARS

Friday, April 5, 2019 @ 11:00 am

Topic:  Energy balance and inflammation in multiple myeloma etiology and pathogenesis

Dr. Brenda Birmann, ScD, Assistant Professor of Medicine, Harvard Medical School and Associate Epidemiologist, Channing Division of Network Medicine, Brigham And Women’s Hospital and Dr. Catherine Marinac, PhD, Postdoctoral Fellow, Harvard Chan School of Public Health and Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, Department of Medical Oncology

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

Thursday, March 21, 2019 @ 11:00 am

Topic:  Progenitor Cells Populations and Signaling Pathways Involved in Bone Healing 

Dr. Ivo Kalajzic, Professor of Reconstructive Sciences Center for Regenerative Medicine and Skeletal Development, Professor, Department of Genetics and Genome Sciences, UConn Health

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

Thursday, December 13, 2018 @ 11:00 am

Topic: Dietary Fat Elicits Major Remodeling of  Tumor Structure and Function in Vivo

Dr. William KinlawActive Emeritus Professor of Medicine, Dartmouth Geisel School of Medicine, Dartmouth College, Hanover, NH

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

Monday, November 5, 2018 @ 12:00 pm

Topic: Novel strategies for mammalian cardiac regeneration

Dr. Eldad Tzahor, Principal Investigator – Tzahor Lab, Weizmann Institute of Science, Dept. of Molecular Cell Biology, Rehovot, Israel

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

Thursday, November 1, 2018 @ 11:00am

Topic: New Roles for an Ancient Organelle:  Ciliary Defects Cause Cystic Kidney Disease and Structural Birth Defects

Dr. Greg Pazour Professor, University of Massachusetts Medical School, Molecular Medicine, Worcester, MA

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

Thursday, October 25, 2018 @ 11:00am

Topic: Targeting Mitochondrial Dynamism: Discovering new diseases and developing novel treatments for old ones

Dr. Gerald Dorn, Philip & Sima K Needleman Professor Internal Medicine Pharmacogenomics, Division of Biology & Biomedical Sciences, Washington University – St. Louis

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

Friday, October 5, 2018 @ 11:00am

Topic:  The role of Osteocytes in Controlling Cortical Bone Organisation and Mineralization 

Dr. Natalie Sims, Associate Professor, University of Melbourne, Australia

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

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