Rangos Research Seminar

Sponsored by UPMC Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh and the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine Department of Pediatrics.

Mary Jo Howard Dively Auditorium
John G. Rangos Sr. Conference Center
Tuesday 12 to 1 p.m.
Lunch is served at noon

The University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

The University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine designates this educational activity for a maximum of 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 CreditTM. Each physician should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Other health care professionals are awarded 0.1 continuing education unit (CEU) which are equal to 1.0 contact hour.

Seminar Schedule

Please check back soon for the February schedule.

Download the most recent seminar schedule.

March 3, 2020

"Hold the sugar, pass the salt: A novel and conserved role for the O-GIcNAc transferase OGT in the response to stress"

Todd Lamitina, PhD
Associate Professor
Department of Cell Biology
University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine


March 10, 2020

"How Chemokines, Receptors and Glycosaminoglycans Work Together to Facilitate Cell Migration"

Tracy M. Handel, PhD
Professor
Skaggs School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences
Department of Pharmacology
University of California San Diego


March 17, 2020

"Disruption of RNA metabolism in neurodegenerative diseases and emerging therapeutic interventions"

Clotilde Lagier-Tourenne, MD, PhD
Associate Professor of Neurology
Healey Family ALS Endowed Chair for Research
Massachusetts General Hospital and Harvard Medical School


March 24, 2020

"Single cell analysis of human kidney disease: A story in three parts"

Benjamin D. Humphreys, MD, PhD
Professor of Medicine
Chief, Division of Nephrology
Washington University School of Medicine


March 31, 2020

"The search for cardiomyopathy modifiers"

Jason R. Becker, MD
Associate Professor
Pittsburgh Heart, Lung, Blood and Vascular Medicine Institute
University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine