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Medicine Grand Rounds- Joshua Niznik & Carolyn Thorpe presents:” Innovative Uses of Real-World Data to Optimize Medication Use Through Deprescribing In Older Adults”

Room 4008 Old Clinic Auditorium Chapel Hill

Joshua Niznik, PharmD, PhD, is an assistant professor in the Division of Geriatrics, School of Medicine and the Division of Pharmaceutical Outcomes and Policy, Eshelman School of Pharmacy at The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. He is a geriatric health services researcher and pharmacist with expertise in pharmacoepidemiology. Dr. Niznik’s growing program of … Read more

Medicine Grand Rounds- Robert Wirka presents: “Using Human Genetics to Discover New Mechanisms Driving Coronary Artery Disease.”

Room 4008 Old Clinic Auditorium Chapel Hill

I am a physician-scientist who uses human genetics to uncover new mechanisms driving coronary artery disease (CAD). As a cardiologist, I see the devastation this disease continues to cause, despite our current therapies. This has motivated me to study the molecular drivers of this disease, with the goal of identifying new therapeutic targets that can … Read more

Medicine Grand Rounds- Norman E. Sharpless presents: “Cancer Moonshots and Ending Cancer As We Know It.”

Room 4008 Old Clinic Auditorium Chapel Hill

Dr. Sharpless is a physician, scientist, entrepreneur and former federal official, serving as Director of the National Cancer Institute from 2017 to 2022, and as Acting Commissioner of the US Food and Drug Administration in 2019. Prior to government, Dr. Sharpless was the Wellcome Distinguished Professor of Medicine and Director of the Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer … Read more