Annual MD-PhD Program Retreat - Past Faculty Keynote Speakers - The Eva Neer Memorial Lecture

Pardis Sabeti, M.D., D.Phil. - 2016
Evolutionary Forces in Humans and Pathogens

Salmaan Keshavjee, M.D., Ph.D. - 2015
Multidrug-resistant Tuberculosis: Data, dogma, and the making of global health policies

Stuart H. Orkin, M.D. - 2014
Addressing an old problem with new genetic tools

David Sabatini, M.D., Ph.D. - 2013
Regulation of growth by the mTOR pathway

David Altshuler, M.D., Ph.D. - 2012
Human Genetic Variation and the Inherited Basis of Disease

Rosalind A. Segal, M.D., Ph.D. - 2011
A Developmental Neurobiologist’s Approach to Brain Tumors

Emery N. Brown, MD, PhD -2010
Characterizing General Anesthesia-Induced Loss of Consciousness

David E. Clapham, M.D, Ph.D. - 2009
Sex and the Ion Channel

Chris A. Walsh, M.D., Ph.D. - 2008
World-wide, and genome-wide, studies of human brain development

Nancy C. Andrews, M.D., Ph.D. - 2007

M. Judah Folkman, M.D. – 2006
Angiogenesis: An Organizing principle in Biology and Medicine?

Gary J. Nabel, M.D., Ph.D. – 2005
When Bad Viruses Kill Good Cells: From Mechanisms to Prevention

Anne B. Young, M.D., Ph.D. – 2004
Huntington’s Disease: From the Shores of Lake Maracaibo to the Clinic

Stephen C. Harrison, Ph.D. – 2003
Crossing the membrane: how viruses get in and proteins get out

David G. Nathan, M.D. – 2002
Clinical Research: Problems and Solution

Tyler Jacks, Ph.D. – 2001
Modeling Cancer in the Mouse

Daniel Lowenstein, M.D. – 2000
Network Changes During Epileptogenesis: Development Déjà vu?

In 2000, the keynote faculty talk was changed to the Eva Neer Memorial Lecture in honor of Dr. Neer who died of breast cancer in 2000.

Stanley J. Korsmeyer, M.D. – 1999
Activation and Inactivation of Cell Death Regulators

Eva J. Neer, M.D. – 1998
Transmembrane Signaling: Parsing the Grammar of the Cellular Language

Joseph B. Martin, M.D., Ph.D. – 1997
Vision of the Clinician-Researcher in the Twenty-First Century

Gerald D. Fischbach, M.D. – 1996
Trophic Factors at Developing Synapses

Reed E. Pyeritz, M.D., Ph.D. – 1995
A New Category of Disease: Clinical and Molecular Studies Intertwined

Dennis Choi, M.D., Ph.D. – 1994
Neuronal Death on the Mississippi

Peter Howley, M.D. – 1993
A Mechanistic Role for the Human Papillomaviruses in the Human Cervical Cancer

J. Michael Bishop, M.D. – 1992
Proto-oncogenes in Cellular Signaling

Phillip A. Sharp, Ph.D. – 1991
Gene Regulation through Recognition of DNA and RNA

Joan Ruderman, Ph.D. – 1990
Cyclins and Control of the Cell Cycle

David H. Hubel, M.D., Sc.D. 1989
Color Vision

Bernardo Nadal Ginard, M.D., Ph.D. – 1989
Alternative Splicing: The Spice of Life

David Livingston, M.D. 1988
Analysis of the Functions of the SV40 T Antigen and the Retinoblastoma Susceptibility Gene Product