Next: UCSF Scientists Outline What’s to Come

Thursday, October 17 – November 21
7:00 - 8:30 pm
UCSF School of Nursing
513 Parnassus Avenue
Room N-225

Course Chairs

Jeffrey A. Tabas, MD 
Professor of Emergency Medicine
Director of Faculty Development for Emergency Medicine
Director of Outcomes and Innovations for Continuing Medical Education
University of California, San Francisco

Course Description

UCSF has a long history of pioneering biomedical research and a bold vision for advancing health worldwide. However, what does that really mean in the near future and beyond? Hailing from a wide spectrum of disciplines, six UCSF scientists invite you inside their work to learn what the next decade may bring to the world of medicine. Direct from those who live and breathe it every day, find out what’s NEXT in science.

Lecture Schedule

PLEASE NOTE: Schedule or speakers may change on short notice

Oct. 17, 2019
Title: Does an Aspirin A Day Keep Cancer Away? Download Slides
Jennifer Grandis, MD
American Cancer Society Professor
Associate Vice Chancellor,
Clinical & Translational Research
Director, Clinical & Translational Science Institute
Department of Otolaryngology,
Head & Neck Surgery

Oct. 24, 2019
Title: Staying Sharp: Current and Future Approaches to Brain Health and Alzheimer’s Therapeutics Download Slides
Aimee Kao, MD, PhD

Associate Professor 
Department of Neurology  

Oct. 31, 2019
Title: Understanding and Treating Cancer and Other Diseases through the Immune System Download Slides
Matthew Krummel, PhD
Department of Pathology
Robert E. Smith Endowed Chair 
in Experimental Pathology  

Nov. 7, 2019
Title: The Human Microbiome: a New Frontier in Health Download Slides
Susan Lynch, PhD
Professor of Medicine,
Director Colitis and Crohn's Disease Microbiome 
Research Core
Division of Gastroenterology

Nov. 14, 2019
Title: Tick Talk: Advancing the Understanding and Prevention of Tick-borne Diseases Download Slides
Seemay Chou, PhD
Assistant Professor
Department of Biochemistry & Biophysics

Nov. 21, 2019
Title: Melding Minds with Machines: Development of Implantable Interfaces to Restore Motor Function Download Slides
Karunesh Ganguly, MD, PhD
Associate Professor
Department of Neurology