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Distinguished Biomedical Scholar Lecture - Sekar Kathiresan, MD

Dr. Sekar Kathiresan will present a lecture on April 21 at 4:00pm. Dr. Kathiresan is Professor of Medicine in the Center for Genomic Medicine at Massachusetts General Hospital and Harvard Medical School. He is Co-Founder and CEO of Verve Therapeutics, a biotechnology company pioneering a new approach to the care of cardiovascular disease, transforming treatment from chronic management to single-course gene editing medicines.  Presentation details will be updated closer to the event date and may be held via Zoom instead of in-person. 

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This lecture is co-sponsored by the Iowa Institute of Human Genetics.
 

The Distinguished Biomedical Scholar Lecture Series features top-tier scientists and physicians performing high-impact research in a variety of areas. Most lectures, with few exceptions, will be held on the third Thursday of each month during the academic year. The seminars will be of broad interest and are open to the public all University faculty, staff and students. The schedule of current speakers can be found on our website.

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