Grand Rounds

Laboratory Medicine and Pathology Grand Rounds are designed to improve the broad practice of laboratory medicine and pathology, including patient care, research, medical education and innovation. Sessions are open to the public and presentations are posted online for review. CME credits are available to those who attend in person.

Time & Location

Grand Rounds are held weekly on Wednesdays from 8:00-9:00 a.m. via Zoom.


Fall Semester 2021

September

September 8

Lihong Bu, MD, PhD
Assistant Professor, Anatomic Pathology
Department of Laboratory Medicine and Pathology
Medical School, University of Minnesota
Minneapolis, Minnesota

“The significance of glomerular galactose deficient IgA1 on kidney biopsies in patients with systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE)"

 

September 15

Stephen Jameson, PhD
Professor and Chairman’s Fund
Professorship in Experimental Pathology
Department of Laboratory Medicine and Pathology
Medical School, University of Minnesota
Minneapolis, Minnesota

and

Michael Koob, PhD
Associate Professor
Department of Laboratory Medicine and Pathology
Medical School, University of Minnesota
Minneapolis, Minnesota

"A new mouse model for SARS-CoV-2 infection and immune response research: Modeling the 99%"

 

September 22

Douglas Strand, PhD
Assistant Professor
Department of Urology
Cancer Biology, Genetics, Development and Disease
University of Texas, Southwestern
Dallas, Texas

"A cellular anatomy of human prostate disease"

 

September 29
Jinjuan Yao, MD, PhD
Assistant Attending
Diagnostic Molecular Pathology
Department of Pathology
Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center
New York, New York

“The model of molecular diagnostics at research hospital-MSK experience”

October

October 6

Karen Choi, MD
Assistant Professor
Gastrointestinal, Hepatobiliary Pathology, Surgical Pathology
Department of Pathology
Michigan Medicine
University of Michigan
Ann Arbor, Michigan

“Gastric adenocarcinoma: A review and updates”

 

October 13

Kristy A. Brown, PhD
Associate Professor
Biochemistry in Medicine
Clinical and Transitional Science Center
Weill Cornell Medical College
New York, New York

TBD

 

October 20

Andrew Hoofnagel, MD, PhD
Head, Division of Clinical Chemistry
Department of Laboratory Medicine and Pathology
University of Washington
Seattle, Washington

TBD

 

October 27

Leticia Oliveira-Ferrer, PhD
Institute of Anatomy
University Hospital – Eppendorf
Hamburg, Germany

“Mechanisms of ovarian cancer progression:  Tumor heterogeneity and the role of ascites-derived tumor cells”

November

November 3

Molly Klein, MD
Assistant Professor
Department of Laboratory Medicine and Pathology
University of Minnesota
Minneapolis, Minnesota

TBD

 

November 10
Elizabeth Anne Montgomery, MD
Professor of Pathology
Vice Chair, Anatomic Pathology
University of Miami Miller School of Medicine
Miami, Florida

“Gastrointestinal tract mesenchymal neoplasms – Location is Everything”

 

November 17
Christopher Mason, PhD
Professor of Physiology and Biophysics
Weill Cornell Medicine
New York, New York

TBD

 

November 24 

Thanksgiving Holiday

 

December

December 1
James Modiano, VMD, PhD
Perlman Professor of Oncology and Comparative Medicine
Director, Animal Cancer Care and Research Program
College of Veterinary Medicine and Masonic Cancer Center
University of Minnesota

TBD

 

December 8
Nicole Cipriani, MD
Associate Professor
Head and Neck Cancer
Department of Pathology
University of Chicago
Chicago, Illinois

"Where have all the cancers gone? Diagnostic dilemmas in follicular-patterned thyroid neoplasms"

 

December 15

Jonathan Kirk, PhD
Associate Professor
Department of Cell and Molecular Physiology
Director, Loyola Proteomics Core
Stritch School of Medicine
Loyola University
Maywood, Illinois

“Cardiac sarcomere protein quality control and BAG3: Repairing the engine without stopping the car”