Posts Tagged ‘Marquam Hill Lecture Series’

Marquam Hill Lecture Series kicks off Oct. 19 with the science of exercise

The Marquam Hill Lecture Series features OHSU scientists speaking clearly about innovative science in free lectures for the public. The 2017-18 season begins Thursday, Oct. 19, with Douglas B. McKeag, M.D., M.S., F.A.C.S.M., presenting “Sweat Smart: What Sports Medicine Science Tells Us about Effective — and Safe — Exercise.”  Sweat Smart: What Sports Medicine Science Tells Us about Effective — and Safe — Exercise Thursday, Oct. 19, 7 p.m. Collaborative Life Sciences Building   McKeag, adjunct instructor of family medicine, OHSU School of … Read More

NIH director to give annual Mark O. Hatfield Lecture, Oct. 24

The Director of the National Institutes of Health, Francis S. Collins, M.D., Ph.D, will be giving this year’s Mark O. Hatfield Lecture. The talk will examine recent advances in fundamental knowledge about biology—and highlight the ways in which that knowledge is serving to improve human health. Topics may include research developments at the NIH at the Mark O. Hatfield Clinical Research Center, the Precision Medicine Initiative, the Cancer Moonshot, and updates on Zika and other global … Read More

Marquam Hill Lecture: Transforming cancer care with next-gen. sequencing, May 19

The 2016 Marquam Hill Lecture Series continues this month with Christopher Corless, M.D., Ph.D., professor of pathology in the School of Medicine and chief medical officer of OHSU’s Knight Diagnostic Laboratories, presenting “Transforming cancer care with next-generation sequencing.” Marquam Hill Lecture Thursday, Mar. 19 7 p.m. OHSU Auditorium About the lecture New technology gives researchers mountains of data about DNA mutations and how they cause cancer, but how can this information be turned into the right therapy for … Read More

Marquam Hill Lecture: The 24-hour clock and human health, Steven Shea, Mar. 17

The 2016 Marquam Hill Lecture Series continues this month with OHSU’s Steven Shea, Ph.D., presenting, “The 24 hour clock and human health.” Marquam Hill Lecture Thursday, Mar. 17 7 p.m. OHSU Auditorium About the lecture Did you know heart attacks occur most frequently in the morning? And asthma is generally worst at night? What’s behind this connection between the 24-hour clock and the body clock? Steven Shea, Ph.D., director and senior scientist at the Oregon Institute of Occupational … Read More

Marquam Hill Lecture: Martin Schreiber, Feb. 18

The 2016 Marquam Hill Lecture Series continues this month with OHSU’s Martin Schreiber, M.D., presenting, “Lessons from the battlefield: How military trauma care informs civilian care in the United States.” Marquam Hill Lecture Thursday, Feb. 18 7 p.m. Collaborative Life Sciences Building About the lecture Head and brain trauma are two of the most common mechanisms of injury on the battlefield. Medical professionals must act quickly with the best available guidelines to treat injured war fighters. How … Read More

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