Department of Medicine

Indiana Institute for Personalized Medicine

Personalized Medicine Seminar


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ersonalized Medicine Seminars are held on Tuesdays from 11:00am-noon in "Conference Room W7120, Wishard Myers Building (WD), 7th Floor", unless otherwise noted. Campus Map

Clinical Pharmacology Seminars

Date/Time/Location Presenter Title Topic
January 22, 2013 Rolf Kreutz, MD Associate Professor of Clinical Medicine, Krannert Institute of Cardiology, Indiana University School of Medicine "Update in Clopidogrel Pharmacogenetics"
February 26, 2013 Milan Radovich, PhD Assistant Professor, Department of Surgery, Indiana University School of Medicine "Implementing Next-Generation Sequencing to Investigate Cancer Biology and Personalized Medicine"
March 12, 2013 Brittney-Shea Herbert Associate Professor and Graduate Program Director, Department of Medical and Molecular Genetics, Indiana University Simon Cancer Center and Indiana University School of Medicine "Targeting Telomerase in Breast Cancer"
April 9, 2013 Gualberto Ruaño, MD, PhD Director of Genetics Research, Hartford Hospital and President, Genomas, Inc. "Delivery of Personalized Medicine in Real Time: Enabling Experience from the Hartford Hospital and Genomas Pharmacogenetics Practice In Connecticut"
April 16, 2013 Jeffrey Elmendorf, PhD Associate Professor, Department of Cellular & Integrative Physiology, Indiana University School of Medicine "Membrane Cholesterol-Based Metabolic Dysfunction & Therapeutic Reversal Strategies"
April 23, 2013 Jian-Ting Zhang, PhD Professor of Pharmacology & Toxicology and Andrew and Peggy Thomson Chair in Hematology/Oncology, Indiana University School of Medicine "Fatty Acid Synthase, A Contributor to Drug Resistance and a Target for Anticancer Drug Discovery"
April 30, 2013 Jim Tisdale, PharmD, BCPS, FCCP, FAPhA, FAHA Interim Head and Professor, Department of Pharmacy Practice, Purdue University "Do Bisphosphonate Drugs Case Atrial Fibrillation? Influence of Bisphosphonates on Atrial Electrophysiology and Electrocardiography"
May 7, 2013 NO SEMINAR    
May 10, 2013 Colin Brown, PhD, BSc Senior Lecturer, Institute for Cell and Molecular Biosciences, Newcastle University, United Kingdom "Developing Predicitive In-Vitro Model of the Human and Rat Proximal Tubule to Investigate Renal Drug Handling and Nephrotoxicity"
June 18, 2013 Kala Kamdar, MD Assistant Professor, Department of Pediatrics, Baylor College of Medicine "Genetic Susceptibility to Neurocognitive Impairment after Cancer Therapy"
June 25, 2013 Elizabeth Wells, MD Assistant Professor of Pediatrics, Neurology & Integrative Systems Biology, Department of Neurology and The Brian Tumor Institute, Childrens National Medical Center "Neurologic Sequelae of Childhood Cancer: Current Understanding of Risk Factor and Opportunities for Personalized Medicine"
July 2, 2013 David Haas, MD Associate Professor; Vice-Chair of Clinical Research, Department of Obstetrics & Gynecology, Indiana University School of Medicine "Potentially Changing Paradigms of Prenatal Care: The NuMOM2B Study - Concept, Progress, and What it Can Mean for Pregnancy Pharmacology"
July 9, 2013 Ken Levy, PhD Adjunct Associate Professor of Medicine, Division of Clinical Pharmacology, Indiana University School of Medicine "An IVD Manufacturer's View on Developing and Launching Products"
July 23, 2013 Brian Strom, MD, MPH Executive Vice Dean for Institutional Affairs-Perelman School of Medicine; George S. Pepper Professor of Public Health and Preventive Medicine; Professor of Medicine and Professor of Pharmacology, University of Pennsylvania "Comparative Mortality Associated with Ziprasidone vs. Olanzapine in Real World Use: The Ziprasidone Observational Study of Cardiac Outcomes (Zodiac), A Large 'Simple' Clinical Trial"
July 30, 2013 NO SEMINAR
August 6, 2013 Tao Lu, PhD Assistant Professor, Department of Pharmacology and Toxicology & Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, IU School of Medicine  "Target Discovery, Using VBIM to Identify Biomarkers in Cancer"
September 3, 2013 Mark Cushman, PhD Distinguished Professor of Medicinal Chemistry, Department of Medicinal Chemistry and Molecular Pharmacology, Purdue University "From the Hood to the Hospital: How an Indenoisoquinoline Accident Turned into an Anticancer Drug"
October 15, 2013 R. Stephanie Huang, PhD Assistant Professor Medicine, Member - Committee on Clinical Pharmacology & Pharmacogenomics, Section of Hematology - Oncology, The University of Chicago  "Clinical Drug Response Can Be Predicted Using Baseline Gene Expression Levels andin vitro Drug Sensitivity in Cell Lines"
November 12, 2013


Erin G. Schuetz, PhD
Full Member Pharmaceutical Science Department, St. Jude Children's Research Hospital "New Cytochrome P450 Pharmacogenetic Discoveries"