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Frontiers in Biomedicine 2: 2018 Joint Symposium

September 24, 2018 - September 25, 2018
9:00 AM - 8:00 PM
The Faculty Club, 630 West 168th Street, 4th Floor New York, NY 10032

On Sept. 24 and 25, Columbia Global Centers | Beijing invites you to the 2018 Joint Symposium of Frontiers in Biomedicine 2 between Columbia University Vagelos College of Physicians and Surgeons and Zhejiang University School of Medicine. The joint symposium will promote collaboration, interaction in innovative research, and the discussion of future joint projects.

 

Agenda

Monday, September 24, 2018

The Faculty Club, 630 West 168th Street, 4th  Floor, New York, NY 10032

 

MORNING, Monday, September 24, 2018

9:00

Welcome host: Stanley Chang, M.D. Co-Chair and Medical Director of the Wu Family China Center, K.K. Tse and K.T. Ying Professor of Ophthalmology, former Chair of the Department of Ophthalmology, Columbia University Vagelos College of P&S

Welcome: Lee Goldman, M.D., MPH. Harold and Margaret Hatch Professor, Executive Vice President and Dean of the Faculties of Health Sciences and Medicine, and Chief Executive Officer of Columbia University Irving Medical Center

Remarks: Yi Sun, M.D., Ph.D. Dean of the Institute of Translational Medicine & Vice Dean of the School of Medicine, Zhejiang University

 

9:20

Group Photo

Moderator: Yi Sun, M.D., Ph.D.

Moderator: June Wu, M.D. Assistant Professor of Surgery (Plastic Surgery). Co-Director, Vascular Anomalies Group, Department of Surgery; Co-Director, Basic and Translational Vascular Anomalies Research Program, Columbia University Vagelos College of P&S

 

9:30

Shaohua Hu, M.D., Ph.D. Associate Director of the Department of Psychiatry, First Affiliated Hospital, Zhejiang University School of Medicine

“Gut microbiota changes following quetiapine treatment in patients with bipolar depression”

 

9:50

Barbara H. Stanley, Ph.D. Professor of Medical Psychology, Department of Psychiatry, Columbia University Vagelos College of P&S; Research Scientist, New York State Psychiatric Institute

“Zero Suicide Model”

 

10:10

Milton Wainberg, M.D. Professor of Clinical Psychiatry, Columbia University Vagelos College of P&S

“Decreasing the Gap between Research and Global Mental Health Treatment”

 

10:30

Break

 

10:50

Manli Huang, M.D., Ph.D. Deputy Director, Mental Health Center of the First Affiliated Hospital, Zhejiang University School of Medicine; Deputy Director of the Key Laboratory of Mental Disorders Management, Zhejiang Province

“Neuroimaging study of the first episode of schizophrenia”

 

11:10

Susan L. Rosenthal, Ph.D., ABPP. Professor of Medical Psychology (in Pediatrics and Psychiatry), Director of the Division of Child and Adolescent Health; Vice Chair of Faculty Development, Department of Pediatrics, Columbia University Vagelos College of P&S

“Adolescent suicide”

 

11:30

Steve Kernie, M.D. Professor of Pediatrics (in Neurology), Columbia University Vagelos College of P&S; Chief of Critical Care Medicine at Morgan Stanley Children’s Hospital/New York Presbyterian, Columbia University Irving Medical Center

“What is the real diagnosis in children with critical illness? How genetic sequencing is changing the pediatric ICU”

 

11:50

Ye Feng, Ph.D. Associate Professor, Institute of Translational Medicine, Zhejiang University School of Medicine

“Globally disseminated bacterial infection necessitates metadata-independent genomic surveillance”

 

12:20

LUNCH

The Faculty Club, 630 West 168th Street, 4th Floor, New York, NY 10032

Introduction: Stanley Chang, M.D.

Remarks: Roger Wu, M.D. Chair-Elect, Board of Overseers, Wu Family China Center for Health Initiatives

“Lazy, Careless, and Naughty; Practicing Child Psychiatry in San Francisco's Chinatown”

 

AFTERNOON, Monday, September 24, 2018

Moderator: Min Zhou, Ph.D. Professor, Researcher, Doctoral Adviser of the Institute of Translational Medicine at Zhejiang University School of Medicine

Moderator: Michael Yin, M.D. Associate Professor, Department of Medicine (Infectious Disease), Columbia University Vagelos College of Physicians and Surgeons

 

2:00

Therese Hesketh, M.D., Ph.D. Professor of Global Health, University College London; Professor of the Centre for Global Health, Zhejiang University School of Medicine

“Addressing the global scourge of antimicrobial resistance- lessons from Zhejiang Province”

 

2:20

Elaine Wan, M.D. The Esther Aboodi Assistant Professor of Medicine (Cardiology), Columbia University Vagelos College of Physicians and Surgeons

“Atrial fibrillation, an increasing global and public health crises: a need for basic understanding"

 

2:40

Break

 

3:00

Meixiang Xiang, M.D., Ph.D. Vice President, Deputy Director of Cardiology Department, Second Affiliated Hospital, Zhejiang University School of Medicine

“HO-1 in Macrophages Drives Septic Cardiac Dysfunction via Suppressing Lysosomal Degradation of iNOS”

 

3:20

David Goldstein, Ph.D. The John E. Borne Professor of Medical and Surgical Research (Genetics and Development); Director, Institute for Genomic Medicine at Columbia University; Professor of Medical Sciences (Medicine), Columbia University Vagelos College of P&S

“Building a precision medicine ecosystem at the Columbia University Irving Medical Center”

 

Tuesday, September 25, 2018

The Faculty Club, 630 West 168th Street, 4th Floor, New York, NY 10032

 

MORNING, September 25, 2018

9:00

Welcome: Stanley Chang, M.D.

 

9:10

Group Photo

Moderator: Junwei Su, M.D. Faculty, Department of Infectious Diseases, First Affiliated Hospital of Zhejiang University School of Medicine; former Wu Family China Center research fellow from 2017-2018

Moderator: Elaine Wan, M.D. The Esther Aboodi Assistant Professor of Medicine (Cardiology), Columbia University Vagelos College of Physicians and Surgeons

 

9:30

Min Zhou, Ph.D. Professor, researcher, Institute of Translational Medicine, Zhejiang University School of Medicine. Vice Director of Key Laboratory of Cancer Prevention and Intervention, Ministry of Education, China

“Improving Drug Penetration in Tumors by Smart Nanoparticle-Based Drug Delivery System”

 

9:50

Kefeng Ding, M.D., Ph.D. Vice President, Second Affiliated Hospital, Zhejiang University School of Medicine; Vice Director, Cancer Institute, Zhejiang University; Director, Key Laboratory of Molecular Biology in Medical Sciences, Zhejiang Province; Principal, National Key Research & Discovery Program of China

“The screen of colon rectal cancer in China: Current status and future perspectives”

 

10:10

Anyong Xie, Ph.D. Professor, Institute of Translational Medicine & Sir Run Run Shaw Hospital, Zhejiang University School of Medicine

“Harnessing accurate non-homologous end joining for precise deletion in CRISPR/Cas9-mediated genome editing”

 

10:30

Break

 

10:50

Timothy Wang, M.D. The Dorothy L. and Daniel H. Silberberg Professor of Medicine, Columbia University Vagelos College of Physicians and Surgeons; Chief, Division of Digestive and Liver Disease, New York-Presbyterian Hospital

“Targeting nerves in pancreatic adenocarcinoma”

 

11:10

Shan Zha, M.D., Ph.D. Associate Professor, Pediatrics, Pathology and Cell Biology, Institute for Cancer Genetics and Herbert Irving Cancer Center, Columbia University Vagelos College of P&S

“Understanding the difference between inhibition and deletion in cancer therapy”

 

11:30

Zhiguo Zhang, Ph.D. Professor of Epigenomics and Molecular Biology, Departments of Pediatrics, Genetics and Development, and Institute for Cancer Genetics, Columbia University Vagelos College of P&S

“Oncohistone mutations reprogram cancer epigenome”

 

12:00

LUNCH

The Faculty Club, 630 West 168th Street, 4th Floor, New York, NY 10032

Introduction: Anke Nolting, Ph.D. Associate Dean and Executive Director of Alumni Relations and Development, Columbia University Vagelos College of Physicians and Surgeons; Inaugural Administrative Director, Wu Family China Center for Health Initiatives at Columbia University Irving Medical Center

Remarks: Peter Liou, M.D. Currently a general surgical resident in the Department of Surgery at Columbia University Vagelos College of P&S

“Medicine and Music: Dr. Clyde Wu’s two loves”

 

AFTERNOON, September 25, 2018

Moderators: Dr. Junwei Su, M.D. & Michael Yin, M.D.

 

2:00

Biao Zhu, M.D., Ph.D. Chief Physician, Deputy Director, Department of Infectious Diseases, First Affiliated Hospital, Zhejiang University School of Medicine

“From treatment to prevention -- A brief view of HIV infection in China”

 

2:20

Neil Schluger, M.D. Professor of Medicine, Environmental Health Science and Epidemiology, Columbia University Vagelos College of P&S; Chief, Pulmonary Division, Allergy and Critical Care Medicine, New York Presbyterian Hospital

“Opportunities For and Challenges to Global Tuberculosis Control: Can We Make Progress”

 

2:40

Break

 

3:00

Anne Moscona, M.D. Sherrie L. Morrison Professor of Immunology (in Microbiology and Immunology); Professor of Pediatrics and of Physiology and Cellular Biophysics Columbia University Vagelos College of Physicians and Surgeons; Director, Center for Host-Pathogen Interaction, Morgan Stanley Children’s Hospital

“Early steps in infection by lethal viruses as targets for antiviral strategies”

 

3:20

Anne-Catrin Uhlemann, M.D., Ph.D. Associate Professor of Medicine (Infectious Disease), Department of Medicine, at Columbia University Vagelos College of Physicians and Surgeons

“The interaction of the multi-drug resistant pathogen landscape and the microbiome in liver transplant patients”

 

3:40

David Ho, M.D. The Founding Scientific Director and Chief Executive Officer of the Aaron Diamond AIDS Research Center and the Irene Diamond Professor at The Rockefeller University

“China AIDS Initiative of the Aaron Diamond AIDS Research Center”

 

EVENING, Tuesday, September 25, 2018

5:00 to 6:00

Reception, VEC Lobby

Roy and Diana Vagelos Education Center, 104 Haven Avenue, Lobby, New York, NY 10032

 

6:00 to 8:00

Award Presentation, VEC 401

Roy and Diana Vagelos Education Center, 104 Haven Avenue, Room 401, New York, NY 10032

 

Co-Organizers

Wu Family China Center for Health Initiatives, Columbia University Vagelos College of Physicians & Surgeons

Institute of Translational Medicine, Zhejiang University School of Medicine