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Karl Golnik, MD
Karl Golnik, MD

Karl Golnik, MD, Receives Award From International Ophthalmology Society

Karl Golnik, MD, professor and chair of the Department of Ophthalmology, received the International Gold Award of the Chinese Ophthalmology Society at the Society’s September 2016 meeting in Suzhou, China. This award was bestowed in recognition of Golnik’s support and outstanding contribution to Chinese ophthalmology. The award was accompanied by deliverance of a keynote speech titled "Global Challenges in Ophthalmic Education.”

Ross McKinney, Jr.

AAMC’s McKinney Presents Two Seminars Nov. 9

Ross McKinney, Jr., MD, chief scientific officer of the Association of American Medical Colleges (AAMC), will present two special seminars on Wednesday, Nov. 9, in MSB 3051.

At noon, he will present "If I’m Interested, Why Is It a Conflict?: Rethinking Conflicts of Interest in 2016.”

At 4 p.m., the topic is "The Health Care Dilemma 2016: Costs, Self-Interest and Optimizing Care.”

McKinney is a professor emeritus of pediatrics at the Duke University School of Medicine, where he served as director of the Trent Center for Bioethics, Humanities and History of Medicine before assuming his new role with the AAMC in September.

Registration is not required. More information is available here, or contact Jane Strasser, PhD, of the UC Office of Research Integrity and Center for Clinical and Translational Science and Training's Regulatory Knowledge and Support core.

The Donald C. Harrison Health Sciences Library

National Center for Biotechnology Workshop Series

The University of Cincinnati Health Sciences Library is partnering with the Department of Biomedical Informatics and the National Center for Biotechnology Information (NCBI) to bring a series of workshops to educate researchers on a number of databases housed within the NCBI domain. All are welcome to attend.

The workshops will be held Nov. 8-10 in Kresge Auditorium in the College of Medicine. Each workshop will be facilitated by NCBI experts and trainers.

>>Topics and times

Trial Studies Effect of Supplement in Pregnancy

REMINDER: Perinatal Summit Nov. 17

The Perinatal Summit, "Managing Maternal Substance Use and Treatment,” takes place from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., Thursday, Nov. 17, in the Medical Sciences Building’s (MSB) Kresge Auditorium. Join experts in the field as they discuss research and evidence-based treatments for managing substance use during pregnancy. Topics include:

  • Maternal addiction.
  • Medication and disease management.
  • Effects on cardiac function.
  • Resources in the community.

The fee is $70, which includes lunch and parking. Continuing education credits are available. Register online or for more information email or

Stanley Hazen, MD, PhD
Stanley Hazen, MD, PhD

Graduate Student Research Forum Nov. 21

Stanley Hazen, MD, PhD, section head in the Department of Cardiovascular Medicine, Cleveland Clinic, is the keynote speaker for the 37th annual Graduate Student Research Forum, set for Monday, Nov. 21. Poster presentations are scheduled from 9 a.m. to noon in the CARE/Crawley Atrium and Kresge Lobby in the Medical Sciences Building. Hazen’s presentation will run from 1 p.m. to 2:30 p.m. in MSB's E351 followed by an hour-long awards ceremony to recognize poster winners.

The public is invited to attend the events

>>More on Hazen’s research 


  • The Department of Molecular Genetics, Biochemistry and Microbiology Weekly Seminar Series Nov. 8: Charles Hong, MD, PhD, Vanderbilt University School of Medicine, will present "Using the Phenome as a Tool for Drug Discovery” at noon in MSB 2351.
  • Physiology Seminar Nov. 8: Nathan Salomonis, PhD, will present "Understanding Disease at the Level of Single-Cells and Alternative Splicing” at 4 p.m. in MSB 2351.
  • Biomedical Informatics Biomolecular Informatics Focus Group Nov. 9: Matthew Weirauch, PhD, will present "Gene Regulation” at 11 a.m. in Cincinnati Children’s Location S, Room S9.130.
  • Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Neuroscience Grand Rounds Nov. 9: James Curell, MD, will present " A Case of Conversion Disorder with Paralysis of the Lower Extremities” at noon in the Stetson Building, Room 2108. The presentation will not be aired via WEBEX.
  • Medical Grand Rounds Nov. 9: Alexandru Costea, MD, will present "Ventricular Tachycardia Ablation” at noon in MSB 5051.
  • Cancer and Cell Biology Graduate Program Nov. 9: Archana Shrestha will present "Mechanism of Human Hematopoietic Stem Cell Loss During Ex Vivo Manipulation and Gene Transfer” at 2 p.m. in Cincinnati Children’s Location S, Room 6.125.
  • Department of Dermatology Grand Rounds Nov. 10: Natalie Hone Romero, MD, will present "Autoinflammatory Diseases in Dermatology” at 10 a.m. in the Hoxworth Buidling, Room G344.
  • Neuroscience Graduate Program Nov. 10: Jean Gotman, PhD, Montreal Neurological Institute at McGill University, will present will present "High-Frequency Oscillations in Epilepsy” at 4 p.m. in MSB 2351. 
  • Biomedical Informatics Hutton Lecture Series Nov. 11: Jonas Almeida, PhD, Stony Brook University, will present "Precision Medicine and the Web Computer—The Planet of the Apps” at 11 a.m. in Cincinnati Children’s Location S, Room S10.130.
  • Biomedical Informatics Clinical Informatics Focus Group Nov. 15: Maya Dewan, MD, will present "Harnessing the Power of the Electronic Health Record to Predict and Prevent Clinical Deterioration in the Pediatric Intensive Care Unit” at noon in Cincinnati Children’s Location S, Room S5.125.
  • Department of Surgery J. Wesley Alexander Lecture Nov. 15-16: Stuart Knechtle, MD, Duke University School of Medicine, will present "Primate Models for Desensitization and Antibody Mediated Rejection” during Transplant Grand Rounds at 4 p.m., Tuesday, Nov 15, in MSB E261, and "Primate Models of Human Disease” during Surgical Grand Rounds at 9 a.m., Wednesday, Nov. 16, in the UCMC Surgical Amphitheater. 

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