Tulane University Translational Science Institute (TUTSI)

TUTSI Events

Translational Science Grand Rounds

The Translational Science Grand Rounds allow renowned researchers to share their work with TUTSI members and the greater Tulane community. They also provide an opportunity to develop cross-departmental, -school, and –institution collaborations.

Suggestions for Grands Rounds speakers can be directed to Dr. Jiang He.

Upcoming Grand Rounds

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Past Grand Rounds - Archive

Date Presenter Title
Monday, February 1, 2021

Cheryl Anderson, PhD, MS, MPH

Professor and Dean

Herbert Wertheim School of Public Health and Human Longevity Science

University of California San Diego

Diet and Cardiovascular Health Disparities: Interplay between Biological, Behavioral, and Social Influences

 

Monday, January 25, 2021

Jiang He, MD, PhD, FAHA, FACE

Professor and Joseph S. Copes, M.D. Chair

Department of Epidemiology

Tulane University School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine

Director, Tulane University Translational Science Institute

Implementation Science for Worldwide Hypertension Control

Monday, November 23, 2020

Demetrius M. Maraganore, MD, FAAN

Professor and Chair of the Department of Neurology

Herbert J. Harvey, Jr. Chair in Neurosciences

Co-Director of the Tulane Center for Clinical Neurosciences

Tulane University School of Medicine

Preventing Cognitive Decline and Dementia: A Clin-omics Approach

Thursday, October 29, 2020

Frank Hu, MD, PhD

Professor of Nutrition and Epidemiology and Chair of Department of Nutrition,

Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health

Professor of Medicine, Harvard Medical School and Brigham and Women’s Hospital

The role of metabolomics in nutritional epidemiology and precision nutrition research

Monday, October 19, 2020

Gregory Bix, MD, PhD, FAHA

Director, Clinical Neuroscience Research Center

Vada Odom Reynolds Chair in Stroke Research

Professor and Vice Chair of Clinical and Translational Research

Departments of Neurosurgery and Neurology

Tulane University School of Medicine

Enter the Matrix: Novel Therapies for Stroke, Vascular Dementia and COVID-19

Monday, October 12, 2020

Tony Y. Hu, PhD

Professor, Biochemistry and Molecular Biology

Weatherhead Presidential Chair in Biotechnology Innovation

Director, Center for Cellular and Molecular Diagnostics

Tulane University School of Medicine

Written in Blood – Nanotechnologies enable the discovery of novel biomarkers for personalized diagnosis

Monday, August 31, 2020

Paul K. Whelton, MB, MD, MSc

Show Chwan Professor of Global Public Health

Tulane University School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine

High Blood Pressure in the context of COVID-19
Monday, March 2, 2020

Paul Muntner, PhD, MHS

Professor of Epidemiology

Associate Dean for Research

School of Public Health

University of Alabama at Birmingham

Real-world data – applications in an academic-industry collaboration
Monday, February 17, 2020

Lisa A. Cooper, MD, MPH, FACP

Bloomberg Distinguished Professor

James F. Fries Professor of Medicine

Director, John Hopkins Center for Health Equity

John Hopkins School of Medicine, School of Nursing & Bloomberg School of Public Health

Advancing Health Equity: Emerging Evidence from a Decade of Community-Engaged Interventions Research
Monday, February 10, 2020

Reynold A. Panettieri, Jr., MD

Vice Chancellor, Translational Medicine and Science

Director, Rutgers Institute for Translational Medicine and Science

Professor of Medicine, Rutgers University

The Evolution of a Revolution
Monday, December 2, 2019

Marcia G. Ory, PhD, MPH

Regents and Distinguished Professor, Texas A&M School of Public Health

Associate VP for Strategic Partnerships and Initiatives, Texas A&M Health Science Center

Founding Director, Texas A&M Center for Population Health and Aging

Conducting Translational Research: Pragmatic Approaches
Monday, November 11, 2019

Alfredo Morabia, MD, PhD

Editor-in-Chief of AJPH

Professor of Epidemiology, Queens College, CUNY
Professor of Clinical Epidemiology, Columbia Mailman School of Public Health

What’s happening in Public Health? A year review of the AJPH
Monday, October 21, 2019

Frank Sacks, MD

Professor of Cardiovascular Disease Prevention and Professor of Medicine

Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health, Channing Division of Network Medicine, Harvard Medical School

New Human Biology of HDL – Connecting Epidemiology and Metabolism
Monday, October 7, 2019

Keith C. Ferdinand, MD

Professor of Medicine & Gerald S. Berenson Endowed Chair in Preventive Cardiology, Cardiology Section, John W. Deming Department of Medicine

Tulane University School of Medicine

Overcoming Disparities in Hypertension and CVD in African Americans: View from a Native Son
Monday, September 30, 2019

Jeff D. Williamson, MD

Professor of Internal Medicine and Epidemiology; Chief, Section on Gerontology and Geriatric Medicine

Wake Forest School of Medicine

The First Clinical Trial Proof for a Strategy to Reduce Dementia Risk: Recent and New Results from SPRINT MIND
Monday, April 29, 2019

Jonathan Samet, MD, MS

Dean and Professor of Epidemiology and Occupational and Environmental Health

Colorado School of Public Health

The Death of Evidence
Thursday, April 25, 2019

Morgan Grams, MD, MHS, PhD

Associate Professor of Medicine and Epidemiology

Johns Hopkins University

Updates from the CKD Prognosis Consortium
Monday, March 11, 2019

JoAnn E. Manson, MD, DrPH

Chief of the Division of Preventive Medicine at Brigham and Women’s Hospital

Professor of Medicine and the Michael and Lee Bell Professor of Women’s Health at Harvard Medical School

Professor of Epidemiology at Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health

The VITamin D and OmegA-3 TriaL (VITAL): Results for Cardiovascular Disease and Cancer
Monday, November 5, 2018

Lawrence J. Appel, MD, MPH

C. David Molina, M.D., M.P.H. Professor of Medicine

Director, Welch Center for Prevention, Epidemiology, and Clinical Research

Johns Hopkins Medical Institutions

Changing the ‘real world’: Four feeding studies and their impact on nutrition policy
Monday, October 22, 2018

Thomas A. LaVeist, PhD

Dean and Weatherhead Presidential Chair in Health Equity

Tulane University School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine

On Methodological Challenges of Research on Population Health Inequalities
Monday, April 30, 2018

Paul K. Whelton, MB, MD, MSc

Show Chwan Professor of Global Public Health

Tulane University School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine

Rationale and Implications of the 2017 American College of Cardiology/American Heart Association Blood Pressure Guideline
Monday, April 9, 2018

Wolfgang C. Winkelmayer, MD, MPH, ScD, FASN

Gordon A. Cain Chair of Nephrology and Professor of Medicine

Director, Selzman Institute for Kidney Health

Baylor College of Medicine

Associate Editor, JAMA

The Complicated Epidemiology Linking Atrial Fibrillation and Kidney Disease
Monday, March 12, 2018

Jiang He, MD, PhD, FAHA, FACE

Professor and Joseph S. Copes, M.D. Chair of Epidemiology

Director of the Tulane University Translational Science Institute

Sodium-sensitivity, Sodium-resistance, and Incidence of Hypertension
Thursday, November 30, 2017

Frank Hu, MD, PhD

Professor of Nutrition and Epidemiology and Chair of Department of Nutrition,

Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health

Professor of Medicine, Harvard Medical School and Brigham and Women’s Hospital

Precision Nutrition versus Public Health Nutrition for Cardiometabolic Disease Prevention
Monday, November 6, 2017

Philip Greenland, MD

Harry W. Dingman Professor of Preventive Medicine

Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine

Senior Editor, JAMA

History Repeats Itself – Again – The 50% Myth is Back
Monday, October 23, 2017

Maria E. Fernandez, PhD

Professor of Health Promotion and Behavioral Sciences

Director, Center for Health Promotion and Prevention Research

University of Texas School of Public Health

Dissemination and Implementation Research: Challenges and Opportunities
Monday, October 16, 2017

Adolfo Correa, MD, MPH, PhD, MBA

Professor of Medicine at the University of Mississippi Medical Center

Principal Investigator and Chief Science Officer for the Jackson Heart Study (JHS)

The Jackson Heart Study: Recent Progress and Opportunities for Collaboration
Monday, October 2, 2017

Jiang He, MD, PhD, FAHA, FACE

Professor and Joseph S. Copes, M.D. Chair of Epidemiology

Director of the Tulane University Translational Science Institute

Comparative Predictive Values of Fasting Plasma Glucose, 2-hour Postload Glucose, and Hemoglobin A1c on Diabetes and Complications
Wednesday, July 19, 2017

Ehud Grossman, MD

Professor of Medicine and Dean

Sackler Faculty of Medicine, Tel-Aviv University

Head of Internal Medicine D and Hypertension Unit

The Chaim Sheba Medical Center

Coronary Calcification and Hypertension
Wednesday, April 19, 2017

Christopher JL Murray, MD, DPhil

Professor, University of Washington School of Public Health

Director, Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation

The Past, Present and Future of the Global Burden of Disease Study
Monday, March 13, 2017

Jiang He, MD, PhD, FAHA, FACE

Professor and Joseph S. Copes, M.D. Chair of Epidemiology

Director of the Tulane University Translational Science Institute

Prevention and Control of Cardiovascular Risk in Low and Middle-Income Countries
Monday, February 13, 2017

Michael J. Klag, MD, MPH

Dean and Professor

Johns Hopkins University Bloomberg School of Public Health

The Future of Public Health Education
Monday, November 7, 2016

Paul K. Whelton, MB, MD, MSc

Show Chwan Professor of Global Public Health

Tulane University School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine

Optimal Target for SBP During Treatment of Hypertension:  How Low to Go, Experience in the Systolic Blood Pressure Intervention Trial (SPRINT)
Monday, October 10, 2016

Joe Coresh, MD, PhD

George W. Comstock Professor of Epidemiology

Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health

Chronic Kidney Disease:  A Challenge for All Ages
Monday, September 12, 2016

Jonathan M. Samet, MD, MS

Distinguished Professor and Flora L. Thornton Chair

Department of Preventive Medicine

Keck School of Medicine, University of Southern California

Director, USC Institute for Global Health

Mega-trends in Epidemiology:  Implications for Research

 

Upcoming Meetings and Presenters

Translational Science Journal Club and Research-in-Progress

The Translational Science Journal Club and Research-in-Progress meetings take place regularly on Wednesdays from 12-1pm. Please contact Dr. Kirsten Dorans for further details about attending and/or presenting.