Lecture Series

The Bob Mackin Memorial Lecture Series

2020 Lecture Schedule

May 19: 4:00-500 PM – Via Zoom Meeting
Registration Link: https://zoom.us/meeting/register/tJUqdeCrpz4iGtxnz8_ESXTsZY2tjeUX2hhu
Michael Harrington, MB, ChB, FRCP
Scientific Director, Neurosciences Program, HMRI
Subject: Brain sodium affects function in health and disease

April 21: 4:00-500 PM – Via Zoom Meeting @ https://zoom.us/j/359110873
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Robert A. Kloner, MD, PhD
Chief Science Officer and Director of CV Research, HMRI
Professor of Medicine (Clinical Scholar), Keck School of Medicine of University of Southern California
Subject: Vaping and the Cardiovascular and Pulmonary systems
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*CANCELLED*: March 17: 4:00-500 PM @ HMRI in the Engemann Family Auditorium
Jianru Shi, PhD, and Wangde Dai, MD
Research Investigators, Cardiovascular Research, HMRI
Subject: Studies in New Therapies for Experimental Hemorrhagic Shock

February 18: 4:00-500 PM @ HMRI in the Engemann Family Auditorium
Xianghong Arakaki, MD, PhD
Neurosciences Research Scientist, Electrophysiology, HMRI
Subject: Exploring brain-heart interactions in pre-symptomatic Alzheimer’s Disease

January 21: 4:00-500 PM @ HMRI in the Engemann Family Auditorium
Douglas McCreery, PhD
Scientist Emeritus, HMRI
Subject: Configuring implantable micro-electrodes & selecting stimulus parameters for safe and effective activation of nerve cells in the brain

 

2019 Lectures

November 21: 4:00-500 PM @ HMRI in the Engemann Family Auditorium
Kim Shriner, MD
Infectious Disease Specialist, Huntington Hospital

October 15: 4:00-500 PM @ HMRI in the Engemann Family Auditorium
Michael Harrington, MB, ChB, FRCP
Scientific Director, Neurosciences Program, HMRI
Subject: What is the cause of Alzheimer’s disease before memories are lost?

October 3: 4:00-500 PM @ HMRI in the Engemann Family Auditorium
Achal Singh Achrol, MD
Prominent surgeon with affiliations including Stanford University, John Wayne Cancer Institute
Subject: Innovations in Brain Surgery: Brain Chip Implants and Ultrasonic Drug Delivery

September 23: 4:00-500 PM @ HMRI in the Engemann Family Auditorium
Jason Hinman, MD, PhD
Assistant Professor, UCLA Department of Neurology

September 17: 4:00-500 PM @ HMRI in the Engemann Family Auditorium
Hussein Yassine, MD
Assistant Professor in the Department of Medicine, University of Southern California

September 10: 4:00-500 PM @ HMRI in the Engemann Family Auditorium
Dominic Del Re, PhD
Assistant Professor, Cardiovascular Research Institute, Department of Cell Biology and Molecular Medicine, Rutgers, New Jersey Medical School

September 4: 4:00-500 PM @ HMRI in the Engemann Family Auditorium
Anju Vasudevan, PhD
Assistant Professor, Department of Psychiatry, Harvard Medical School
Director, Angiogenesis and Brain Development Laboratory, McClean Hospital

August 22: 4:00-500 PM @ HMRI in the Engemann Family Auditorium
Michael T. Kleinman, PhD
Professor of Occupational and Environmental Medicine in the Department of Medicine at the University of California, Irvine
Subject: Heartburn: Connecting air pollution & wildfires to cardiovascular disease

August 20: 4:00-500 PM @ HMRI in the Engemann Family Auditorium
Helena Chui, MD
Director, Alzheimer Disease Research Center at the Keck School of Medicine, University of Southern California
Subject: Alzheimer Disease Update

August 6: 4:00-500 PM @ HMRI in the Engemann Family Auditorium
Zhongzheng (Brooks) Fu, PhD
Postdoctoral Scholar in Neuroscience, California Institute of Technology
Subject: Human single-neuron mechanisms of cognitive control

July 16: 4:00-500 PM @ HMRI in the Engemann Family Auditorium
Maria Cecilia Marcondes, PhD
Associate Professor, San Diego Biomedical Research Institute 
Subject: The Role of Sirtuin1 in neuroHIV and in Aging-Associated Inflammation

June 25: 4:00-500 PM @ HMRI in the Engemann Family Auditorium
Shinsuke Shimojo, PhD
Gertrude Baltimore Professor of Experimental Psychology, Division of Biology & Biological Engineering / Computation & Neural Systems, California Institute of Technology
Subject: Implicit senses and cognition – psychophysical tools

May 21: 4:00-500 PM @ HMRI in the Engemann Family Auditorium
Alfredo A. Sadun, MD, PhD, Flora Thornton Professor of Vision
Doheny Eye Centers-UCLA and Vice-Chair of Ophthalmology at UCLA

Subject: The Four Great Mysteries of LHON (Leber’s hereditary optic neuropathy)

April 16: 4:00-500 PM @ HMRI in the Engemann Family Auditorium
Ray Matthews, MD
Chief of Cardiovascular Medicine, Professor of Clinical Medicine and Director of Interventional Cardiology and Catheterization Laboratories
Keck School of Medicine at USC
Subject: TAVR 2019

March 19: 4:00-500 PM @ HMRI in the Engemann Family Auditorium
Robert A. Kloner, MD, PhD
Chief Science Officer, Vice President of Translation and Director of Cardiovascular Research, HMRI
Subject: Reperfusion Injury and its Therapy

February 19: 4:00-500 PM @ HMRI in the Engemann Family Auditorium
Kevin King, MD
Director of Imaging Research, HMRI
Subject: Update on Brain Health Studies for Chronic HIV and Metabolic Liver Disease

 

Scheduled lectures subject to change.