Upcoming Lectures

Vanderbilt University Medical Center has launched the Discovery Lecture Series featuring the world's most eminent scientists, who will speak on the highest-impact research and policy issues in science and medicine today. In light of COVID-19, we will be conducting the Discovery Lecture Series via webinar to ensure the health and safety of all participants. All lectures, unless otherwise indicated, start at 4:00 p.m. Please register here in order to receive the webinar instructions.

 


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Donald Berwick, MD, MPP

  • President Emeritus and Senior Fellow, Institute for Healthcare Improvement

April 15, 2021 | 4:00 p.m.

Sponsored by the Vanderbilt Clinical Informatics Center

 


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Richard Tsien, PhD

  • Chair, Department of Neuroscience and Physiology
  • Director, Neuroscience Institute
  • Druckenmiller Professor of Neuroscience
  • Professor, Department of Neurology

April 8, 2021 | 4:00 p.m.

Sponsored by the Vanderbilt Brain Institute

 



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Christine Cassel, MD

  • Presidential Chair, University of California, San Francisco

March 25, 2021 | 4:00 p.m.

Sponsored by the Department of Health Policy

 


 

David DeMets, PhDdemets

  • Max Halperin Emeritus Professor of Biostatistics, University of Wisconsin - Madison

March 18, 2021 | 4:00 p.m.

Sponsored by the Department of Biostatistics

 


 

Mukesh Jain, MDMukesh Jain, MD

  • Professor, Department of Medicine and Physiology and Biophysics, Case Western University

March 11, 2021 | 4:00 p.m.

Sponsored by the Vanderbilt Medical Scientist Training Program

 


 

Juanita Merchant, MD, PhDJuanita Merchant, MD, PhD

  • Chief, Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology
  • Professor of Medicine, University of Arizona College of Medicine

February 25, 2021 | 4:00 p.m.

Sponsored by the Vanderbilt SCRIPS: Supporting Careers in Research for Interventional Physicians and Surgeons

 


 

Michael Rosen, PhDMichael Rosen, PhD

  • Mar Nell and F. Andrew Bell Distinguished Chair in Biochemistry
  • Chair, Department of Biophysics

January 14, 2021 | 4:00 p.m.

Sponsored by the Center for Structural Biology