DOM Research Seminar to Tackle Disparities in Osteoarthritis, Genetics of Pulmonary Disease, Oct. 12

Drs. Ernest Vina and Deb MeyersThe next lectures in the DOM Research Seminar Series will focus on “Gender and Race Disparities in Osteoarthritis” and “Genetics and Phenotypic Heterogeneity in Common Diseases (Asthma, COPD, etc.).”

The speakers, respectively, are Ernest Vina, MD, an assistant professor in the UA Division of Rheumatology and UA Arthritis Center member, and Deb Meyers, PhD, a professor of medicine and co-chief of the UA Division of Genetics, Genomics and Precision Medicine, and co-director, Division of Pharmacogenomics at the UA Health Sciences Center for Applied Genetics and Genomic Medicine.

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Save the date for Thursday, Oct. 12, noon-1 p.m., Room 5403, UA College of Medicine – Tucson, 1501 N. Campbell Ave. Flyer for DOM Research Seminar on 10/12/2017 Click here [PDF] or on the image at left to view, download, post and share the flyer for this event. Look for the link to 'WATCH IT LIVE!" here via webcast, closer to the event date.

Recent Papers

For insight into their topics, see the following papers associated with each speaker.

Dr. Vina:
Arthritis Care & Research cover■ ”Rationale and design of the Staying Positive with Arthritis (SPA) Study: A randomized controlled trial testing the impact of a positive psychology intervention on racial disparities in pain”Contemp Clin Trials. 2017 Sep 8. pii: S1551-7144(17)30324-5. doi: 10.1016/j.cct.2017.09.001. [Epub ahead of print] PMID: 28893676
■ ”Relationship Between Knee Pain and Patient Preferences for Joint Replacement: Health Care Access Matters”  — Arthritis Care Res (Hoboken). 2017 Jan;69(1):95-103. doi: 10.1002/acr.23084. PMID: 27636123 | Free PMC Article

Dr. Meyers:
■ Journal of Allergy and Clinical Immunology cover”Alveolar eosinophilia in current smokers with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease in the SPIROMICS cohort”J Allergy Clin Immunol. 2017 Sep 12. pii: S0091-6749(17)31432-X. doi: 10.1016/j.jaci.2017.07.039. [Epub ahead of print] PMID: 28916185
■ ”Baseline Features of the Severe Asthma Research Program (SARP III) Cohort: Differences with Age”J Allergy Clin Immunol Pract. 2017 Aug 30. pii: S2213-2198(17)30526-3. doi: 10.1016/j.jaip.2017.05.032. [Epub ahead of print] PMID: 28866107 | Free Article

Series Enters Second Year

This is the second lecture in the series for the 2017-18 academic year. The monthly series, which began in September 2016, runs through June with lectures on the second Thursday of the month—same time, same location. It is the brainchild of Monica Kraft, MD, department chair, and Jil Tardiff, MD, PhD, the department’s vice chair for research.

A light lunch is served in the style of Medicine Grand Rounds.

Also like grand rounds, DOM Research Seminar lectures can be viewed via livestreaming in Conference Room 3030 at Banner – University Medical Center South, 2800 E. Ajo Way. All lectures are archived at the UAHS BioCommunications webcast website for later viewing as well.

To review lectures in the 2016-17 DOM Research Seminar Series, click here for the list of speakers, topics, archived video and photo gallery links.

Muscoloskeletal Insulin Resistance & ARDS

If you missed the initial 2017-18 lecture Sept. 14 (or would like to re-watch it), click here.

DOM Research Seminar gallery for 9/14/2017The speakers were Endocrinology’s Craig Stump, MD, PhD, on “Renin Angiotensin System (RAS) Induced Skeletal Muscle Insulin Resistance,” and Translational and Regenerative Medicine’s Charles Downs, PhD, ACNP-BC, on “RAGE (Receptors for Advanced Glycation End-products)-Induced Changes in the Proteome of Alveolar Epithelial Cells”—this last topic’s focus was on acute respiratory distress syndrome (ARDS) as Dr. Downs is a pulmonary and critical care researcher.

You also can see a photo gallery from Drs. Stump’s and Downs’ presentations at  this link [PDF] (or click on the image above right).

For other speakers scheduled to present in this series later in the academic year, see the article below.

“Diabetes, Pulmonology Topics for First Talk in Second Year of DOM Research Seminar Series, Sept. 14” | Posted Aug. 16, 2017

Release Date: 
09/21/2017 - 6:00pm