Research Day

Department of Pathology Research Day 2024 Speaker Stanley Perlman      Department of Pathology Research Day 2024 Speaker Stanley Perlman

Our Thirteenth Annual Pathology Research Day was held on Tuesday, October 17th 2023. Morning research presentations by faculty and trainees took place in the H.P. Smith Conference Room (W256 GH) and the plenary presentation, given by Dr. Stanley Perlman was held at 1:00 PM in 2117 MERF. The afternoon poster session was held in the MERF Atrium with 54 posters presented. The event is a key opportunity for Pathology researchers from all quarters of the Department to share their research projects, latest findings and recent presentations at national meetings. Collectively, there was a full schedule of cutting-edge work encompassing a variety of basic, translational and clinical topics.

Department of Pathology Research Day 2024 Luncheon      Department of Pathology Research Day 2024 Luncheon

Department of Pathology Research Day 2024 Poster Session      Department of Pathology Research Day 2024 Poster Session

Dr. Perlman’s plenary talk was titled, “Coronaviruses: From the Common Cold to a Pandemic + Sequelae”. Dr. Perlman is a Professor in the Department of Microbiology and Immunology and the University of Iowa Distinguished Chair. His talk focused on the basic biology and history of coronaviruses, their role in past disease outbreaks, a detailed overview of the recent COVID 19 pandemic caused by SARS-CoV-2, and research from his laboratory exploring neural disfunction driven by SARS-CoV-2 infection.

Click here to learn more about Dr. Perlman.

Morning Pathology Research Day Speakers:

Jonathan Davick M.D., Assistant Professor
Children's Oncology Group, Central Review, and the Renal Tumors Classification, Biology, and Banking Study (AREN03B2)

Huy Vuong M.D., Ph.D., Resident
Molecular profiling and Human papillomavirus identification of digital papillary adenocarcinoma: a multicenter study

Stephanie Van De Wall Ph.D., Post-Doctoral Fellow
Dynamic landscapes of protective influenza-specific CD8+ lung resident memory T cells revealed by intravital imaging

Dustin Bosch M.D., Ph.D., Assistant Professor
Neoadjuvant treatment response and radiation colitis in rectal carcinoma patients correlate with mucosal microbiome diversity

Aranza Pinedo M.D., M.T., M.Med., Resident
Diagnostic performance of fluorescence microscopy with a tetramethylrhodamine isothiocyanate filter in identifying renal amyloidosis

Nastaran Daneshgar M.D., Experimental Pathology Ph.D. Student
Klotho regulates cardiomyocyte proliferation in aging