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Mayo prof, pathology chair candidate's lectures top week's agenda

Published on Monday, March 27, 2017

Published on March 27, 2017

Several interesting events are scheduled for the upcoming week at the Medical Center.

Tuesday, March 28

UM scientist to discuss cochlear function, otoacoustics


Dr. Carrick Talmadge, associate professor of communication sciences and disorders at the University of Mississippi, will present “Probing Cochlear Function Using Swept-Tone Otoacoustic Emissions” from noon-1 p.m. on Tuesday, March 28, in classroom 3A (room 318 on the North Wing).

All Medical Center faculty, staff and students are invited. The presentation is part of the Neurobiology and Anatomical Sciences Seminar Series.

For more information, call Karneilla McGee at 4-1686.



Wednesday, March 29

Cleveland anesthesiologist to talk cardio bypass weaning


Dr. Michael Licina, vice chair of cardiothoracic anesthesiology at the Cleveland Clinic, will present the Department of Anesthesiology Grand Rounds lecture, “Weaning from Cardiopulmonary Bypass,” from 6:30-7:30 a.m. on Wednesday, March 29, in classroom 3A.

For more information, call Jeannese Alexander at 4-5914 or email her at



San Diego biologist to reveal relevant C-Kit biology


Dr. Mark Sussman, Distinguished Professor of Biology and director of the Integrated Regenerative Research Institute at San Diego State University, will present “Cardiac C-Kit Biology: Revealed to by Relevant” from noon-1 p.m. on Wednesday, March 29, in room CW308 of the Classroom Wing.

Refreshments will be available on a first-come basis. The seminar is presented by the Department of Physiology and Biophysics.

For more information, call Courtney Graham at 4-1820.



Thursday, March 30

Pathology chair candidate to discuss academic pathology


Dr. Ronald McLawhon, professor of pathology and head of the Division of Laboratory and Genomic Medicine at the University of California San Diego School of Medicine and pathology chair candidate, will present “Transforming and Advancing Academic Pathology in the Era of Affordable Care and Personalized Medicine” from noon-1 p.m. on Thursday, March 30, in classroom R153 (lower amphitheatre).

All Medical Center faculty, staff and students are invited. For more information, call Maggie Cunningham at 4-5578.



Friday, March 31

Mayo professor to explore cell-based kidney therapy


Dr. Stephen C. Textor, professor of medicine and vice chair of the Department of Internal Medicine at the Mayo Clinic, Rochester, Minnesota, will present “Can Cell-based Therapy Repair the Kidney? First-in-man Studies at Mayo Clinic” from noon-1 p.m. on Friday, March 31, in the Guyton Conference Room G451-04.

The seminar is presented by the Division of Nephrology and the Cardiovascular-Renal Research Center. For more information, call Diana Carpenter at 4-5687.



On the horizon

St. Louis psychiatrist to talk substance disorders, genetics


Dr. Arpana Agrawal, associate professor of psychiatry at the Washington University School of Medicine, St. Louis, will give the keynote presentation, “Genetic Influences on Substance Use Disorders - Problems and Opportunities,” during the annual Neuroscience Research Day event from 11 a.m.-noon on Friday, April 7, in the second-floor conference center of the Norman C. Nelson Student Union.

Sponsored by the Department of Neurobiology and Anatomical Sciences, the Department of Psychiatry and Human Behavior, the Center for Psychiatric Neuroscience and the Mississippi chapter of the Society for Neuroscience, the event also will include a poster session and invited faculty presentations.

For more information, call Karneilla McGee at 4-1686 or email her at



UM chancellor to speak at spring faculty meeting


Dr. Jeff Vitter, University of Mississippi chancellor, and Dr. LouAnn Woodward, vice chancellor for health affairs, are scheduled to speak during the spring faculty meeting at noon on Wednesday, April 12, in classroom R153 (lower amphitheatre).

The pair will provide an update for the university and the Medical Center of the next fiscal year.

Lunch will be available on a first-come basis. For more information, call Dorothy Singleton at 5-4883 or email