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CGIBD Research Seminar – “Porphyrin-triggered protein aggregation: mechanism and porphyria implications” by M. Bishr Omary, MD, PhD

October 4, 2018 @ 4:30 pm - 5:30 pm

“Porphyrin-triggered protein aggregation: mechanism and porphyria implications”
M. Bishr Omary, MD, PhD
Executive Vice Dean for Research and Chief Scientific Officer
Professor of Molecular & Integrative Physiology and Internal Medicine
H Marvin Pollard Professor of Gastroenterology
University of Michigan Medical School
AGA Vice President (2018—2019) & President (2020-2021)

Dr. Omary’s research program involves basic, translational, and clinical studies focused on the function and regulation of intermediate filaments in GI biology and disease. The Omary lab is active in identifying and characterizing biomarkers for acute and chronic liver and pancreatic diseases, and pursuing molecular understanding of porphyria pathogenesis and related therapeutic approaches. Dr. Omary served as the editor-in-chief of the journal Gastroenterology (2011-2016) and is currently the chair of NIH Clinical, Integrative & Molecular Gastroenterology (CIMG) Study Section (2018-2020).

Conference Streamed Live:
Meeting # 624 562 559
Audio: 1-510-338-9438






October 4, 2018
4:30 pm - 5:30 pm
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