Dr. Duojia Pan

Duojia Pan, PhD to present the 2018 Ramon and Victoria Lim Medical Lecture on March 28th

Dr. Duojia Pan, HHMI Investigator, the Fouad A. and Val Imm Bashour Distinguished Chair in Physiology, and Professor and Chairman of the Department of Physiology at the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, will present the 2018 Ramon and Victoria Lim Medical Lecture on March 28th at noon in the Urmila Sahai Seminar Room (2117 MERF). Dr. Pan studies the molecular and developmental pathways that control how organ size is determined in different organisms and the way these mechanisms regulate tissue homeostasis in normal and pathological conditions. Dr. Pan's lecture will be on "Hippo signaling in growth control and beyond". This lecture is co-sponsored by the Distinguished Biomedical Scholar Lecture Series.

The Ramon and Victoria Lim Medical Science Lectureship Fund was created in 2004 with a generous gift from Drs. Ramon and Victoria Lim. The fund supports the visits to Iowa City of eminent scientists working in neuroscience and internal medicine. Ramon Lim, MD, PhD, is a University of Iowa professor emeritus of neurology and a researcher in the area of brain proteins and brain cell biology. Victoria Lim, MD, is a UI professor emeritus of internal medicine who studied endocrine disorders in patients with kidney disease. The Lims are long-time residents of Iowa City and members of the University community. In addition to their clinical and research work in medicine, the Lims are active supporters of the arts. Ramon Lim is an accomplished calligrapher and Vicky is a writer. 


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