WOMEN IN MEDICINE AND SCIENCE SYMPOSIUM
The fifth Women in Medicine & Science Symposium (WMSS) highlights the achievements of women faculty and trainees at Brigham and Women’s Healthcare. This program focuses on collaborations across different disciplines, including basic research, clinical research, translational research, clinical innovation and medical education, with the goal of building community.
This year’s Symposium will feature the following participants:
Kathryn Rexrode, MD, MPH, Director, Office for Women’s Careers, CFDD, BWH; Associate Professor of Medicine, HMS
Elena Aikawa, MD, PhD, FAHA, Director, Vascular Biology Program, CICS, BWH; Associate Professor of Medicine, HMS
Elizabeth G. Nabel, MD, President, Brigham and Women’s Health Care, Professor of Medicine, HMS
Marta Fay, PhD, Research Fellow, HMS, Division of Rheumatology, Immunology and Allergy, Department of Medicine
GGGGCC expansion promotes in vitro and in vivo RNA granule formation
Nadine Palermo, DO, Instructor, HMS, Division of Endocrinology, Diabetes and Hypertension, Department of Medicine
Open Access to Diabetes Center from the Emergency Center Department Reduces Hospitalizations in the Subsequent Year
Maria Carmela Speranza, PhD, Research Fellow, HMS, Department of Neurosurgery
Preclinical Analysis of Combinatorial Glioblastoma Therapy with the Prodrug-Mediated Gene Therapy Vector AdV-tk and Immune Checkpoint Inhibition
Viviany R. Taqueti, MD, MPH, Assistant Professor, HMS, Division of Cardiovascular Medicine, Department of Medicine
Excess Cardiovascular Risk in Women with Very Low Coronary Flow Reserve
Agnieszka Bronisz, PhD, Instructor, HMS, Department of Neurosurgery
Long Non-Coding RNAs HIF1A-AS2 Modifies Response to Hypoxic Environment of Glioblastoma
Mandovi Chatterjee, PhD, Research Fellow, HMS, Division of Genetics, Department of Medicine
The Mechanosensory Ion Channel Protein, Piezo, Regulates Cell Division during Skeletal Muscle Development
Helen Christou, MD, Assistant Professor, HMS, Department of Pediatric Newborn Medicine
Acetazolamide treatment modulates the pulmonary inflammatory response and ameliorates severe experimental Pulmonary Hypertension
Kathryn Hall, PhD, MPH, Instructor, HMS, Division of Preventive Medicine, Department of Medicine
Pharmacogenomic effects of catechol-O-methyltransferase on aspirin and vitamin E cancer preventive treatment
Nina Paynter, PhD, Assistant Professor, HMS, Division of Preventive Medicine, Department of Medicine
Metabolomic precursors of coronary heart disease in women
Jing Yan, PhD, Research Fellow, HMS, Division of Rheumatology, Immunology and Allergy, Department of Medicine
Gut Microbiota Induce IGF-1 and Promote Bone Formation and Growth
Last year’s WMSS was a great success, with over 74 BWH faculty, trainees and staff in attendance.
Please download the WMSS 2015 Abstract Book to read more about these presentations and the history of women in medicine and science at Brigham and Women’s Hospital and Harvard Medical School.
WMSS 2015 Photo Gallery
You can also view material from WMSS 2014 from Brigham and Women’s Hospital Center for Faculty Development & Diversity.