UofL Med School departments to hold Grand Rounds

Published on January 17, 2012

Three UofL School of Medicine Departments are holding Grand Rounds this week. The University of Louisville School Of Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians. The target audience for grand rounds is UofL Physicians physicians, UofL residents, fellows, medical students, community physicians and other professional medical staff.

Endocrinology

The Division of Endocrinology, Metabolism and Diabetes will feature Jason Chesney, M.D., Ph.D., presenting, “Targeting 6-Phosphofructo-2-Kinase in Cancer,” on Wednesday, Jan. 18, at 4 p.m. in Room 038, lower level, Baxter Research Building, Health Sciences Center. Chesney is associate professor of medicine, Division of Medical Oncology and Hematology at UofL; and also serves as medical director of clinical trials, James Graham Brown Cancer Center. For more information, call 852-5237.

Pulmonary, Critical Care and Sleep Disorders Medicine

The Division of Pulmonary, Critical Care and Sleep Disorders Medicine will feature Mark Geraci, M.D., presenting, “Genetics and Genomics of Pulmonary Hypertension,” on Thursday, Jan. 19, at noon, in the Pulmonary Conference Room, third floor, Ambulatory Care Building. Geraci is professor of medicine, director of the Translational Medicine Program and co-director of the Colorado Clinical and Translational Sciences Institute in the Division of Pulmonary Sciences and Critical Care Medicine at the University of Colorado, Denver. For more information, call Rodney Folz, M.D., Ph.D., chief of Pulmonary, Critical Care and Sleep Disorders Medicine, at 852-5841.

Neuroscience

As part of the Neuroscience Grand Rounds, the Department of Neurology will feature Mark Alberts, M.D., from Northwestern University, presenting, “New Anticoagulants for Atrial Fibrillation,” on Friday, Jan. 20, at 8 a.m. in the Nursing School, Room 4003. For more information, please contact Dominique Hurt at 852-8426.