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.


Spring Semester 2021

January

January 13 

Aimi Toyama, MD, PGYIV
Laboratory Medicine and Pathology
University of Minnesota, Twin Cities
Minneapolis, Minnesota

“PRAME and its potential in mucosal melanomas and germ cell tumors”      

 

January 20 

Ryan Martinez, MD, PhD, PGYIV
Laboratory Medicine and Pathology
University of Minnesota, Twin Cities
Minneapolis, Minnesota

“Thymic B cells in autoimmunity and cancer”

 

January 27
Beau Webber, PhD
Assistant Professor, Pediatrics 
Division of Hematology, Oncology, and Transplantation
University of Minnesota
Minneapolis, Minnesota 
Host:  David McKenna, MD
 

February

February 3

Antoine Wrice, MD, PGYIV
Laboratory Medicine and Pathology
University of Minnesota, Twin Cities
Minneapolis, Minnesota

“Bias in healthcare: Implicitly explicit”

 

February 10
Eliezer Van Allen, MD
Assistant Professor & Director for Cancer Precision Medicine
Harvard Medical School
Dana Farber/Partner Care Center
Boston, Massachusettes
Faculty Host: Dr. Scott Dehm

"Computational oncology and precision cancer medicine"

 
February 17   

Yung Gong, MD
Professor, Department of Pathology/Laboratory Medicine
Division of Cytology Section
University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center
Houston, Texas
Faculty Host:  Dr. Faqian Li

"Strategic approach to a correct FNA diagnosis of metastatic neoplasms"

 
February 24

Pooria Koshnoodi, MD, PGYIV
Laboratory Medicine and Pathology
University of Minnesota, Twin Cities
Minneapolis, Minnesota

“The current landscape of rhabdomyosarcomas”

March

March 3

Navdeep Chandel, PhD
David W. Cugell, MD Professor
Professor of Medicine, Biochemistry and Molecular Genetics
Northwestern University
Chicago, Illinois
Faculty Host: Ameeta Kelekar, PhD

"Mitochondria control cancer and immunity"

 

March 10
Tony Ng, MD PhD 
Clinical Associate Professor | Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine
The University of British Columbia
Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA 
Faculty Host:  Mahmoud Khalifa, MD, PHD
 
Title: Molecular diagnosis of sarcomas: novel methodologies and clinical implications


March 17
Andrew P. Cap, MS, MD, PhD, FACP
Colonel, Medical Corps, US Army
Director of Research, US Army Institute of Surgical Research
Hematology-Oncology Consultant to the US Army Surgeon General
NATO Blood Panel Co-Chair
Professor of Medicine, Uniformed Services University
Hematology/Oncology/BMT Staff, San Antonio Military Medical Center
San Antonio, Texas
Faculty Host:  Nicole Zantek, MD, PhD

"New trends in transfusion medicine: Cold stored platelets (CSP)"

 

March 24
Caleb Skipper, MD 
Fellow 
Division of Infectious Disease 
Department of Medicine 
University of Minnesota
Minneapolis, Minnesota 
Faculty Host:  Patricia Ferrieri, MD

 

March 31      
Jin Chen, MD, PhD
Professor of Medicine, and Cell and Developmental Biology
Director of Graduate Studies in Cancer Biology
Vanderbilt School of Medicine
Vanderbilt University
Nashville, Tennessee
Faculty hosts:  Dr. Khalil Ahmed and Dr. Janeen Trembley
 



April

April 7
Tiffany Hebert, MD
Associate Professor
Department of Pathology
Albert Einstein College of Medicine
Faculty Host:  Deborah Powell, MD
 
 
April 14

Jennifer Hunt, MD
Chair, Pathology
College of Medicine
University of Florida
Gainesville, Florida
Faculty Host:  Sophia Yohe, MD, PhD

"Women in Leadership"

 

April 21           
Betsy Hirsch, PhD
Professor, Department of Laboratory Medicine and Pathology
Director, Cancer Genomics Shared Resource
University of Minnesota Medical School
Minneapolis, Minnesota
 
Edward Anders Kolb, MD
Director - Blood & Bone Marrow Transplantation (BBMT) - HEM/ONC
Head - Cancer Therapeutics (Delaware Valley), Nemours Childrens Health System
Wilmington, Delaware
 
Todd Cooper, DO
Co-Interim Division Chief, Hematology-Oncology
Evans Family Endowed Chair in Pediatric Cancer
Seattle Children's Hospital
Seattle, Washington

 

April 28
Rhonda Yantiss, MD
Chief of Gastrointestinal and Liver Pathology
Weill Cornell Medical College
New York, New York
Faculty Host:  Emil Racila, MD

May

May 5
Christian Martijn Schuerch, MD
Professor, Ad Interim
Senior Consultant Physician
Institute of Pathology
University Hospital of Tubingen
Tubingen, Germany

"Predicting cancer immunotherapy response by highly multiplexed tumor imaging"

 

May 12

Jan Czyzk, MD
Associate Professor
Division of Anatomic Pathology
Department of Laboratory Medicine and Pathology
University of Minnesota Medical School
Minneapolis, Minnesota 

“The role of serpinB13 in beta cell development and diabetes”

 
May 19
Sarah Bean, MD
Professor of Pathology
Clinical Sciences Department
Duke University
Raleigh, North Carolina
Faculty Hosts:  Michelle Dolan and Deborah Powell

"Just okay is not okay!  Giving and receiving feedback effectively"

 

May 26
Maha Guindi, MD
Medical Director, Digital and Telepathology
Director of GI and Liver Pathology, and Fellowship Program
Cedar Sinai Hospital, Los Angeles
Los Angeles, California
Faculty Host:  Oyedele Adeye

TBD