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UMaine Institute of Medicine seminars

The University of Maine Institute of Medicine has announced its seminar series for the fall 2021 semester, with events scheduled from noon–1 p.m. on Fridays in September and October. 

The series kicks off Sept. 17 with a webinar titled, “A New Dawn for Chronic Kidney Disease – SGLT-2 Inhibition as a Novel Strategy,” presented by Herman Haller, president of MDI Biological Laboratory and Director of the Department of Nephrology and Hypertension at Hannover Medical School in Hannover, Germany. 

Other other presentations will follow in this first fall 2021 seminar series.  

Previous Seminars Recordings

Veterinary Forensic Pathology and One Health

October 8 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm

Speaker: Nanny Wenzlow, DVM, PhD, MRCVS, Dipl. ACVP

The recording of the seminar is available here

Content warning. Some of the images in the recording above are graphic

A new dawn for chronic kidney disease – SGLT-2 inhibition as a novel strategy

September 17 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm

Speaker: Hermann Haller, MD, President, MDIBL

The recording of the seminar is available here

Bioethics in Fertility Treatment: A discussion of cryopreservation tank use and regulation

April 23 @ 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm

Speaker: Rebecca Feinberg, JD, MBe, MS, Teaching Associate Professor, DePaul University

No recording available, contact information for the speaker on this faculty page: https://csh.depaul.edu/faculty-staff/faculty-a-z/Pages/health-sciences/Rebecca-Feinberg.aspx)  

Pathways to commercialization of medical products or devices

April 16, 2021 @ 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm

Speaker: Michael Mason, Ph.D. Professor, Department of Chemical and Biomedical Engineering, University of Maine.

The recording of the seminar is available here

Skin In-Growth to 3D Printed Metals

March 26, 2021 @ 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm

Speaker: Ian D. Dickey, MD, FRCSC Assistant Professor, University of Colorado Dept. of Orthopaedics

The recording of the seminar is available here

In vivo physiology of kidney development detected with genetically encoded biosensors

March 12, 2021 @ 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm

Speaker: Iain Drummond,  Ph.D. Professor and Director, Davis Center for Aging and Regeneration. MDI Biological Laboratory.

The recording of the seminar is available here

A novel role of wild blueberry phenolic extracts to promote endothelial cell migration and angiogenesis associated with wound healing and tissue regeneration

November 13. 2020 @ 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm

Speaker:  Dorothy Klimis, Ph.D. FACN, Professor of Clinical Nutrition, School of Food and Agriculture and cooperating professor of the Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences and Engineering at the University of Maine.

The recording of the seminar is available here

A crash course in the gut microbiome

November 6, 2020 @ 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm

Speaker: Suzanne (Sue) Ishaq, Ph.D. Assistant Professor of Animal and Veterinary Sciences

The recording of the seminar is available here.

Water pollution, rising temperatures and a mysterious kidney disease

October 30, 2020 @ 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm

Speaker:  Nishad Jayasundara, Ph.D, Assistant Professor, Environmental Physiology and Toxicology Lab, School of Marine Sciences & Graduate School of Biomedical Science and Engineering

The recording of the seminar is available here.

The Application of Artificial Intelligence in Biomedical from the Engineering Perspective

October 23, 2020 @ 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm

Speaker:  Somayeh Khosroazad, PhD, Postdoctoral Scholar, Department of Electrical & Computer Engineering

The recording of the seminar is available here.

Ecological and social drivers of the spread of vector-borne diseases

October 16, 2020 @ 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm

Speaker: Allison (Allie) Gardner, PhD, Assistant Professor in the School of Biology and Ecology and a cooperating faculty member in the Ecology and Environmental Sciences program.

The recording of the seminar is available here.