April 3, 2014, 8:30 AM, *** Room 321 MacNider Hall***
~ Residents and Fellows Research Day ~
Avani Pendse, MD, PhD — Resident Physician, PGY-3
"Search for occult micrometastases in histologically negative lymph nodes from distant recurrent endometrial cancer: a wild goose chase"
Sara Wobker, MD, MPH — Resident Physician, PGY-4
"Correlating Ki-67 index in cytologic and surgical pancreatic neuroendocrine tumor specimens"
Daniel J. Kenan, MD, PhD — Nephropathology Fellow
"High grade urothelial carcinoma with integrated BK polyomavirus arising In a renal allograft"
April 10, 2014, 8:30 AM, *** Room 321 MacNider Hall***
“The Inflammatory Response in Pneumonia and Acute Lung Injury”
Claire M. Doerschuk, MD
Professor of Medicine and of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine
April 17, 2014, 8:30 AM, *** Room 321 MacNider Hall***
~ Graduate Students Research Day ~
Julia Geddings, BS — Graduate Student in Molecular and Cellular Pathology
"The role of tumor microparticles in cancer-associated thrombosis"
Bethany Walton, BS — Graduate Student in Molecular and Cellular Pathology
"The contribution of red blood cells to coagulation"
April 24, 2014, 8:30 AM, *** Room 321 MacNider Hall***
“From the Bench to Public Policy—The Odyssey of HPTN 052”
Susan Fiscus, PhD
Professor of Microbiology and Immunology and of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine
Sponsored by The School of Medicine of The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
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