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Tuesday, Nov. 28
11 a.m. USC Stem Cell Seminar. Frank Beier, PhD, Western University. Eli and Edythe Broad CIRM Center Auditorium. Info: Cristy Lytal, lytal@med.usc.edu, http://stemcell.usc.edu/events

 

 

Wednesday, Nov. 29

Noon. The Saban Research Institute Seminar. “NIRS and DCS: A Novel Bedside Tool for Assessing Cerebral Blood Flow and Metabolism in Infants”, Pei-Yi (Ivy) Lin, PhD. Auditorium, Saban Research Building, 4661 Sunset Blvd. Los Angeles CA. Info and RSVP: Sandy Wang, (323) 361-7489, tecpad@chla.usc.edu, http://chla.org/tecpad

Noon. Zilkha Neurogenetic Institute Seminar.  “Active Sensation and Binocular Integration.” Nicholas Priebe, PhD, University of Texas, Austin. Herklotz Seminar Room, ZNI 112. Info: Emily Chu, (323) 442-3219, Emily.Chu@med.usc.edu, http://www.usc.edu/zni

 

 

 

Friday, Dec. 1

8:30 a.m. Hastings Center for Pulmonary Research Seminar. “Pulmonary Lymphangioleiomyomatosis (LAM) A Monogenic Model of Malignancy,” Vera P. Krymskaya, PhD, MBA, University of Pennsylvania. IRD 734. Info: Fereshta Saraj, (323) 409-7184, saraj@usc.edu

3:30 p.m. HEAL and TCORS Seminar. “Using Neuroscience to Shape Smoking Cessation Treatment and Tobacco Policy,” Jason Oliver, PhD, Duke University School of Medicine. Soto 1 SSB 301. Info: Sydney Zarate, (323) 442-7222, szarate@usc.edu, https://tcors.usc.edu/

4 p.m. Global Medicine Event. “Dinner and Movie to Commemorate World AIDS Day.” Aresty Auditorium. Info: Gurmehr Brar, (818)983-7493, gbrar@usc.edu,
http://worldmedmsgm.org. Event will include dinner and a screening of Philadelphia to mark World AIDS Day.

 

Saturday, Dec. 2

7 a.m.-3:35 p.m. Office of Continuing Medical Education. “Multiple Sclerosis Update Symposium.” Hilton Pasadena. Info: Mayra Angulo, (323) 442-2555, usccme@usc.edu

 

 

Tuesday, Dec. 5

1 p.m.-6 p.m. Zilkha Neurogenetic Institute Lecture. “8th Annual Zach Hall Lecture,” John O’Keefe, PhD, University College London. Mayer Auditorium. Info: Emily Chu, (323) 442-3219, Emily.Chu@med.usc.edu

 

 

Wednesday, Dec. 6

Noon. Southern California Clinical and Translational Science Institute. “Digital Scholar Webinar Series: Accelerating Systematic Review Studies Using the Online Tool Covidence,” Anneliese Arno, MSc, Covidence. Info: Katja Reuter, katja.reuter@med.usc.edu. RSVP: http://bit.ly/2w7cLNK

 

 

Thursday, Dec. 7

12:30 p.m. SC CTSI and the Keck School of Medicine of USC Workshop. “Lunch & Learn: Biostatistics Workshop, Sample Size and Study Power: Why Do I Need So Many Subjects? What Will My Biostatistician Need to Know and How Can I Get That Information?” Harlyn J. Norris Cancer Research Tower, (NRT). Info and RSVP: Aileen Dinkjian, (323) 442-1087, aileen.dinkjian@med.usc.edu, https://usckeck.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_9M3ANHDzwxRjMnH

 

 

Friday, Dec. 8

6:30 a.m. Anesthesiology Grand Rounds. “Digital Quality Improvement and Perioperative Medicine: Should We Fear Computers or the Lack of Them?” Maxime Cannesson, MD, PhD, David Geffen School of Medicine, UCLA. McKibben Lecture Hall Room 256. Info: Renee Meadows, (323) 409-6856, rmeadows@med.usc.edu

8:30 a.m.-5 p.m. Alzheimer Disease Research Center Symposium. “First Annual Finch AD Symposium.” Herklotz Seminar Room, ZNI 112. Info: Hussein Yassine, (323) 442-1909, hyassine@usc.edu

 

 

Friday, Dec. 15

7:30 a.m.-4:45 p.m. Office of Continuing Medical Education. “2nd Annual Southern California Kidney Symposium: The Kidney at the Crossroads of Whole-Body Health and Disease.” Eli and Edythe Broad CIRM Center Auditorium, Seminar Room 101 (1st Floor). Info: Mayra Angulo, (323) 442-2555, usccme@usc.edu

8:30 a.m. Hastings Center for Pulmonary Research Seminar. “Positive Feedback Loops Potentiating Pulmonary Fibrosis,” Richard H. Gomer, PhD, Texas A&M University. IRD 734. Info: Fereshta Saraj, (323) 409-7184, saraj@usc.edu

 

 

Thursday, Jan. 18, 2018

11:45 a.m.-1 p.m. USC Stem Cell Seminar. “Postdoc Seminar Series: Preparing for the Faculty Job Market — Negotiations,” Andy McMahon, PhD; Art Toga, PhD. Eli and Edythe Broad CIRM Center Auditorium. Info: Cristy Lytal, lytal@med.usc.edu, http://stemcell.usc.edu/events

 

 

Friday, Jan. 19

6:30 a.m. Anesthesiology Grand Rounds. “Cardiac Problems in Pregnancy,” Uri Elkayam, MD. McKibben Lecture Hall Room 256. Info: Renee Meadows, (323) 409-6856, rmeadows@med.usc.edu

 

 

Saturday, Jan. 27

7 a.m.-4:45 p.m. USC Office of Continuing Medical Education. “5th Annual USC Multi-Disciplinary Breast Cancer Symposium.” InterContinental Hotel. Info: Lysandro Valenzuela, (323) 442-2555, usccme@med.usc.edu, https://cmetracker.net/KECKUSC/Catalog

 

 

Thursday, Feb. 1

8 a.m.-5 p.m. The Saban Research Institute Symposium. “Models of Human Disease From the Laboratory to the Clinic.” Saban Research Building Auditorium, 4661 Sunset Blvd. Info and RSVP: Sandy Wang, (323) 361-7489, sawang@chla.usc.edu, http://chla.org/tecpad

 

 

Thursday, Feb. 1-Saturday, Feb. 3

All day. USC Institute of Urology Conference. “Practical Urology.” Aresty Auditorium. Info and RSVP: Lisa Ho, (323) 442-2555, usccme@usc.edu, http://www.usc.edu/cme

 

 

Monday, Feb. 5

7 p.m. Visions and Voices Signature Event Discussion. “Music as Medicine: Renée Fleming and Antonio Damasio in Conversation,” Antonio Damasio, MD, PhD; Renée Fleming. Bovard Auditorium. Info: http://visionsandvoices.usc.edu/events/listing.php?event_id=966212. Reservations requested; RSVP opens at 9 a.m. Jan. 8.

 

 

Monday, Feb. 12-Thursday, Feb. 15

All day. Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology and USC Office of Continuing Medical Education. “2018 Perinatal Medicine Conference.” Hyatt Regency Maui. Info: Lysandro Valenzuela, (323) 442-2555, lysandro.valenzuela@med.usc.edu, https://cmetracker.net/KECKUSC/Catalog

 

 

Thursday, Feb. 15

12:30 p.m. SC CTSI and the Keck School of Medicine of USC Workshop. “Lunch & Learn: Biostatistics Workshop, Statistical Analysis: What Statistical Methods Are Appropriate For My Study Design and Data Collected?” Harlyne J. Norris Cancer Research Tower, (NRT LG 503/504). Info and RSVP: Aileen Dinkjian, (323) 442-1087, aileen.dinkjian@med.usc.edu, https://usckeck.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_9M3ANHDzwxRjMnH

 

 

Friday, Feb. 16

6:30 a.m. Anesthesiology Grand Rounds. “Brain and Consciousness Neurobiology of Awareness,” Michael Alkire, MD, University of California, Irvine. McKibben Lecture Hall Room 256. Info: Renee Meadows, (323) 409-6856 rmeadows@med.usc.edu

 

 

Friday, March 9

6:30 a.m. Anesthesiology Grand Rounds. “Something for the Pain: Palliative Medicine and Hospice Care,” Sunita Puri, MD. McKibben Lecture Hall Room 256. Info: Renee Meadows, (323) 409-6856, rmeadows@med.usc.edu

 

 

Friday, March 23

6:30 a.m. Anesthesiology Grand Rounds. “Evidence Based Teaching and Learning: From Lab to Classroom,” Viji Kurup, MD, Yale University. McKibben Lecture Hall Room 256. Info: Renee Meadows, (323) 409-6856, rmeadows@med.usc.edu

 

 

Thursday, March 29

4 p.m. Visions and Voices Lecture. “I Can Make A Difference,” Marian Wright Edelman, founder, Children’s Defense Fund. Mayer Auditorium. Info: http://visionsandvoices.usc.edu/events/listing.php?event_id=966345. Reservations requested; RSVP opens at 9 a.m. March 5.

 

 

Saturday, April 7

3 p.m.-7 p.m. USC Suzanne Dworak-Peck School of Social Work Symposium. “Art Rx,” Susan Schneider Williams. Mayer Auditorium. Info and RSVP: Sydney Siegel, (310) 579-5321, slsiegel@usc.edu

 

 

Friday, April 20

6:30 a.m. Anesthesiology Grand Rounds. “Big Data. Big Problems,” John Brock-Utne, MD, Stanford University. McKibben Lecture Hall Room 256. Info: Renee Meadows, (323) 409-6856, rmeadows@med.usc.edu

 

 

Friday, May 11

6:30 a.m. Anesthesiology Grand Rounds. “Ethics of Organ Procurement,” Hector Ramos, MD, Good Samaritan Hospital. McKibben Lecture Hall Room 256. Info: Renee Meadows, (323)409-6856, rmeadows@med.usc.edu