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2012 Drug Discovery & Translational Medicine Symposium Speakers

Amy Arnsten, PhD

Professor of Neurobiology, Yale University School of Medicine
Molecular influences on the higher cognitive functions of the prefrontal cortex

Ron Breaker, PhD

Henry Ford II Professor, Department of Molecular, Cellular and Developmental Biology, Investigator, Howard Hughes Medical Institute
Noncoding RNA

Lieping Chen, MD, PhD

Professor of Immunobiology; Director, Cancer Immunology Program at Yale Cancer Center
Molecular, biochemical and structural aspects of cell surface molecule pathways and their functions in the control of innate and adaptive immunity and subsequent development of cancer

Judy Cho, MD

Associate Professor of Medicine (Digestive Diseases) and of Genetics; Director, Inflammatory Bowel Disease Center
Identifying genetic variation that affects susceptibility to and expression of Inflammatory Bowel Disease (IBD)

Jason Crawford, PhD

Assistant Professor of Chemistry
Novel natural product expression, function and synthesis

Madhav Dhodapkar, MBBS

Arthur H. and Isabel Bunker Professor of Medicine (Hematology) and Professor of Immunobiology; Chief, Section of Hematology, Department of Internal Medicine; Director of Hematologic Malignancies, Yale Cancer Center
Preneoplastic monoclonal gammopathy and multiple myeloma, tumor and host related factors

Peter Glazer, MD, PhD

Robert E. Hunter Professor of Therapeutic Radiology and Professor of Genetics; Chair, Department of Therapeutic Radiology
Gene targeting and gene therapy; Genetic instability in cancer; Mutagenesis; DNA repair; Radiation resistance; Cellular responses to radiation

Murat Gunel, MD, FACS, FAHA

Nixdorff-German Professor of Neurosurgery and Professor of Genetics and of Neurobiology; Co-Director, Yale Program on Neurogenetics; Director, Neurovascular Surgery
Genetics of Brain Cancer

Jo Handelsman, PhD

Professor of Molecular, Cellular, and Developmental Biology
Microbiology; Molecular Cell Biology, Genetics and Development

Roy Herbst, MD, PhD

Professor of Medicine; Chief, Medical Oncology; Associate Director for Translational Research; Co-Director Developmental Therapeutics Program
Lung Cancer, EGFR

Thomas D. Pollard, MD

Sterling Professor of Molecular, Cellular & Developmental Biology, Professor of Cell Biology, Professor of Molecular Biophysics and Biochemistry, Dean of the Graduate School of Arts and Sciences
The molecular basis of cellular motility and cytokinesis

Lynne Regan, PhD

Professor of Molecular Biophysics and Biochemistry, Professor of Chemistry
Protein Structure, Function, and Design

W. Mark Saltzman, PhD

Goizueta Foundation Professor of Biomedical Engineering and Professor of Cellular and Molecular Physiology and of Chemical Engineering; Department Chair, Biomedical Engineering
Bio-compatible polymers, drug delivery systems

Joanne Barnes Weidhaas, MD, PhD

Associate Professor of Therapeutic Radiology
Genetics of breast cancer

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