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.

Time & Location

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

Spring Semester 2023

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January

January 11

Elena Frye Naharro 
Co Chief Resident 
Department of Laboratory Medicine and Pathology 
University of Minnesota Medical School 

"Navigating the new classification systems in hematopathology: Mature B cell lymphomas" 

  • Discuss the formation of the International Consensus Classification (ICC)
  • List the new entities within the ICC and the WHO 5th edition as it relates to mature B cell lymphomas
  • Identify and assess the differences in classification between the WHO 4th revised edition, WHO 5th edition, and ICC
 
January 18
Stefani Thomas, PhD

Assistant Professor
Laboratory Medicine and Pathology
University of Minnesota Medical School
Minneapolis, Minnesota

"Targeted mass spectrometry assays for serum protein high-grade serous ovarian cancer diagnostic biomarkers"

 
January 24

Christopher Tignanelli, MD
Institute for Health Informatics
Office of Academic Clinic Affairs
University of Minnesota Medical School
Minneapolis, Minnesota

Faculty host:  Leo Furcht, MD

"The Minnesota Learning Health System: Data to Knowledge, Knowledge to Performance, Performance to Data"
 

 

February

February 1

Andrew Stone, MD, PhD
PGY4
Laboratory Medicine and Pathology
University of Minnesota Medical School
Minneapolis, Minnesota

 “Rule Out MPN: Evaluation of molecular testing patterns for suspected myeloproliferative neoplasms"

February 8

Arun Rishi, PhD
Professor
Department of Oncology
Department of Internal Medicine
Wayne State University School of Medicine
Wayne State University
Detroit, Michigan

Hosts:  Drs. Khalil Ahmed and Janeen Trembley

"CARP-1/CCAR1: A Master Regulator of Cell growth & Survival Signaling"

February 15

Meghan Delaney, DO, MPH
Chief, Division of Pathology and Lab Medicine
Director, Transfusion Medicine
Professor of Pathology and Pediatrics
George Washington University
Washington, D.C.

Host:  Dr. Claudia Cohn

"Access to safe blood transfusion in low and middle income nations: From 'big data' to mosquitos”

February 22

Hamid Tizhoosh, PhD
Professor of Biomedical Information, Artificial Intelligence
and Informatics
Mayo Clinic
Rochester, Minnesota
Host:  Dr. Alessio Giubellino

Title:  TBD

March

March 1

Yan Zhou, MD, PhD
Co-Chief Resident
Laboratory Medicine and Pathology
University of Minnesota Medical School
Minneapolis, Minnesota

Title:  TBD
 

March 8

Elizabeth Wellberg, BS, PhD
Assistant Professor
Department of Pathology
Harold Hamm Diabetes Center
Stephenson Cancer Center
College of Medicine
The University of Oklahoma
Oklahoma City, Oklahoma

Title:  TBD

 

March 15

Sanjay Patel, MD, MSc, MPH
Assistant Professor
Division of Hematopathology
Weill Cornell/New York Presbyterian Hospital
Weill Cornell Medicine
New York, New York

Faculty Host:  Dr. Bartosz Grzywacz

Title:  TBD

March 22

TBD

March 29

Christopher Zarbock, MD
Laboratory Medicine and Pathology PGY-3
University of Minnesota Medical School
Minneapolis, Minnesota

April

April 5

TBD

Faculty Host:  James McCarthy, PhD

April 12

TBD

April 19

Pawel Mroz, MD, PhD
Assistant Professor
Department of Laboratory Medicine and Pathology
University of Minnesota Medical School
Minneapolis, Minnesota

April 26

Mahmoud Khalifa, MD, PhD
Professor and Donald F. Gleason
Professorship in Surgical Pathology
Department of Laboratory Medicine and Pathology
University of Minnesota Medical School
Minneapolis, Minnesota

 

May

May 3

Eyal Gottlieb, PhD
Vice President for Research
MD Anderson Cancer Center
University of Texas
Houston, Texas

Faculty Host:  Dr. Ameeta Kelekar

Title:  TBD

May 10

TBD

May 17

Petros Giannikopoulos, MD
Director, IGI Clinical Laboratory
University of California, Berkeley
Berkeley, California
Faculty Host:  Dr. Sophia Yohe

Title:  TBD

 

May 24

Gabrielle N Winston McPherson, PhD
Associate Director of Chemistry
Henry Ford Hospital
Detroit, Michigan
           
DEI Lecture
Transgender Care, in and beyond the lab
Hosts:  Drs. Amy Karger and Deborah Powell

 

May 31

Sarah Hamilton Hart, PhD
Associate Professor
Department of Laboratory Medicine and Pathology
University of Minnesota Medical School
Minneapolis, Minnesota

Title:  TBD