Past Kaganov Initiative Symposia

2019 Kaganov Symposium

Thursday, May 2, 2019
Great Hall, Trent Semans Center

Agenda

Introduction to the Symposium

Ravi Bellamkonda, Ph.D. | Dean, Pratt School of Engineering
Duke University

Speakers

Development and regeneration of the lung alveolar niche.
Edward Morrisey, Ph.D. | Department of Medicine, Perelman School of Medicine 
University of Pennsylvania

An injectable depot of glucagon-like peptide-1 ameliorates airway remodeling and fibrosis in obese asthmatics.
Loretta Que, M.D. | Division of Pulmonary, Allergy, and Critical Care Medicine
Duke University

DAMPing fibrosis through understanding cell contractility
Scott Palmer, M.D. | Division 
of Pulmonary, Allergy, and Critical Care Medicine
Brent Hoffman, Ph.D. | Department of Biomedical Engineering 
David Brass, Ph.D. | Division of Pulmonary, Allergy, and Critical Care Medicine
Duke University

Organoid models for lung disease modeling
Purushothama Rao Tata, Ph.D. | Department of Cell Biology
Duke University

Targeting mechanobiological mediators of fibrosis
Daniel Tschumperlin, Ph.D.| Department of Physiology & Biomedical Engineering 
Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science

Programs

Introducing 2018–2019 Kaganov Research Initiative grant recipients

Introducing Duke Design Health
Eric Richardson, Ph.D. | Department of Biomedical Engineering
Duke University

Panel discussion: Future Directions
Moderator: George Truskey, Ph.D. | Department of Biomedical Engineering
Duke University

  

2017 Kaganov Symposium

Friday, October 20, 2017 1 P.M.
Duke University School of Nursing, Christine Siegler Pearson Building
The Peter and Ginny Nicholas Auditorium and Learning Center, Room 1014

Agenda

Welcome

Mary Klotman, M.D. | R.J. Reynolds Professor of Medicine and Dean of the School of Medicine
Duke University

Introduction to the Symposium

Ken Gall, Ph.D.| Professor and Chairman in the Department of Mechanical Engineering and Materials Science, Professor in Orthopaedic Surgery, Associate Director in the Pratt School of Engineering, MEDx Initiative
Duke University

Speakers

Teresa Barnes | An advocate for lung disease patients, particularly Pulmonary Fibrosis patients and lung research efforts.

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