Medicine Grand Rounds - Friday, March 14

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Medicine Grand Rounds - Friday, March 14

Terry B. Strom, MD, Professor of Medicine and Surgery at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center will present "A Helping Hand to Achieve Transplant Tolerance"

Friday, March 14, 2014
8:00am-9:00am
Auditorium E, DHMC
Intended Audience(s): Public
Categories: Free Food, Lectures & Seminars

Please join us for Medicine Grand Rounds on Friday, March 14, 2014 for the presentation titled:

 

A Helping Hand to Achieve Transplant Tolerance

By

Terry B. Strom, MD

Professor of Medicine and Surgery

Director of The Transplant Institute at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center

Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center

 

8:00 a.m. – 9:00 a.m.

Auditorium E, Rubin Building, Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center

 

Co-sponsored by the Section of Nephrology and the Department of Medicine

Geisel School of Medicine at Dartmouth

 

Objectives – Participants will be able to:

  1. Summarize the complication of long-term immunosuppression
  2. Identify the basis of Immune Tolerance
  3. Describe the value of Biomarkers in Transplantation/Autoimmunity

 

Terry B. Strom, MD

Dr. Strom received his undergraduate and medical school education at the University of Illinois as a recipient of an Illinois State Scholarship.  He trained in Internal Medicine at the University of Illinois Hospital and Boston’s then Beth Israel Hospital and in Nephrology and Transplant Immunology at the Peter Bent Brigham (now Brigham and Women’s Hospital) under the tutelage of John Merrill and Bernie Carpenter.  Upon completion of his training, he was appointed medical director of the hospital’s transplant program.  Beginning with a NIH Career Development Award granted two years after the completion of his fellowship, he has been continuously funded by the NIH for over 30 years.

He moved to Beth Israel Hospital, another Harvard teaching hospital, as medical director of their transplant program.  At present, he is Professor of Medicine and Surgery at Harvard and Director of The Transplant Institute at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center.  He has delivered the Lilly Lecture of the Royal College of Physicians and been awarded life-time achievement awards by the American Society of Transplantation, the American Society of Nephrology and the International Society of Nephrology.  He is founding president of the American Society of Transplantation, past president of the Clinical Immunology Society, and he has served as council member of several honorific societies.

Terry B. Strom, MD has stated that he is a consultant for Quest Diagnostics, receives royalties from eBioscience as he is on the speaker bureau, and has other financial interests due to numerous patents.

 

Please join the Department of Medicine in welcoming Dr. Terry Strom to Medicine Grand Rounds.

 

If you are unable to attend and would like to either view Grand Rounds live on your computer or if you would like to view it another time, please use this link.

http://med.dartmouth-hitchcock.org/education/dept_medicine_grand_rounds_live.html

 

For more information, contact:
Lara Judd
603-650-6722

Events are free and open to the public unless otherwise noted.