Medical Scientist Training Program

    Past Colloquia - 2008

    Wednesday, November 5

    Patricia Finn, M.D., Chief, Pulmonary & Critical Care Medicine

    Stuart Kornfeld, M.D., Professor of Medicine Biochemistry/ Biophysics, Washington U. School of Medicine, St. Louis, Past Editor, J. of Clinical Investigation, Past President, Assoc. of American Physicians

    Biomedical Magazine Review:  NK T cells and Asthma: Controversies in the New England Journal of Medicine

    CD4+ Invariant T-cell-Receptor+Natural Killer T cells in Bronchial Asthma. Akbari O, et al. N Engl J Med 2006;354:1117-29.

    Invariant Natural Killer T cells in Asthma and Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease Vijayanand P, et al. N Engl J Med 2007;356:1410-22.

    Career Perspectives Speaker


    Tuesday, September 30

    Kirk Knowlton, M.D., Professor of Medicine, Chief, Div. of Cardiology

    Richard S. Kornbluth, M.D., Ph.D., Associate Professor of Medicine, Div. of Infectious Diseases

    Noel Weidner, M.D., Director of Anatomic Pathology

    Biomedical Magazine Review

    Career Perspectives:  Discussion on the Career of Judah Folkman Judah Folkman, M.D. (Director, Vascular Biology Program at Children's Hospital, Boston & Andrus Professor of Cell Biology Harvard Medical School 1933 - 2008)


    Wednesday, July 30

    David Easter, M.D., Professor, Dept. of Surgery, Surgical Residency Director, UCSD SOM

    Elaine Muchmore, M.D., Professor, Clinical Medicine, Director, Internal Medicine Residency, UCSD SOM

    Sidney Zisook, M.D., Professor of Psychiatry, Director, Residency Training, UCSD SOM

    Summer Series – Program Directors Discuss Residency & Life After Medical School

    Organized by SOM Students: Robert DeConde, Kent Lam, Adnan Majid


    Wednesday, May 21

    Edward Koo, M.D., Professor of Neurosciences

    Robert Terry, M.D., Professor Emeritus, Dept.s of Pathology & Neurosciences

    Biomedical Magazine Review

    Career Perspectives Speaker:  Alzheimer's disease research


    Thursday, March 27

    Barbara Jung, M.D., Asst. Professor, Dept. of Medicine

    David Bailey, M.D., Vice Chancellor for Health Affairs, Dean of the School of Medicine, Professor of Pathology & Laboratory Medicine, UC Irvine

    Biomedical Magazine Review:  JAMA Article: Prevalence of Nonpolypoid (Flat and Depressed) Colorectal Neoplasms in Asymptomatic and Symptomatic Adults

    Career Perspectives Speaker:  Pathology


    Wednesday, February 27

    Steven D. Chessler, M.D., Ph.D., Asst. Professor, Dept. of Medicine


    Joseph L. Goldstein, M.D, Nobel Laureate 1985, Physiology or Medicine, Regental Professor and Chairman, Dept. of Molecular Genetics, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center

    Biomedical Magazine Review

    Career Perspectives Speaker