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WEXMED Live Chicago 2018

Wednesday, November 7, 6:30 pm

Join us for an evening of thought-provoking talks from some of Ohio State's expert clinicians and scientists. WexMedTalks are engaging presentations of medical discoveries made by physicians and scientists at The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center. After the presentations, please visit our discovery areas for a reception to meet our medical experts and learn more about their groundbreaking research.

Heavy hors d'oeuvres and refreshments will be provided.

Revel Fulton Market
1215 W Fulton Market
Chicago, IL 60607


Register online


– by email to wexmedevents@osu.edu
– by phone at 1-800-762-5646
Chicago WEXMED Live Talks

Chicago WEXMED Live Talks

Learning from Patients to Beat Cancer Through Research Sameek Roychowdhury, MD, PhD & Rhonda Ball

Sameek Roychowdhury, MD, PhD

Associate Professor, Medical Oncology, The James
Dr. Roychowdhury leads an accomplished research team that identifies and improves improving therapy for patients with advanced cancer using genomics as part of the Translational Therapeutics program at the OSUCCC – James, which focuses on precision cancer medicine. He earned a degree in molecular genetics, a medical degree and a doctorate in immunology all from The Ohio State University.

Rhonda Ball

Cancer Survivor and James Ambassador
Rhonda Ball is a cancer survivor and patient of Dr. Roychowdhury. Her cancer inspired researchers at the OSUCCC – James to develop a new diagnostic test, develop a new clinical trial and seek more than $1 million in research funding. She earned a bachelor’s degree in journalism from The Ohio State University and has worked for Aflac for 25 years.

The Previously Unexplored Benefits of Exercise Kristin Stanford, PhD

Kristin Stanford, PhD

Professor, Physiology and Cell Biology
Dr. Stanford received her Bachelor of Science and Master of Science at Indiana University in Exercise Physiology and then went on to receive her PhD at the University of California, San Diego, in Biomedical Sciences. She completed her postdoctoral training at the Joslin Diabetes Center/Harvard Medical School. She is currently an assistant professor of Physiology and Cell Biology at The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center and Davis Heart and Lung Research Institute. The overall focus of her research is to determine the novel molecular mechanisms of exercise that improve metabolic health.

Restorative Rehab: Replacing What Was Once Lost and Painful Ian Valerio, MD

Ian Valerio, MD

Division Chief, Burn, Wound, and Trauma in Plastic Surgery
Professor, Departments of Plastic & Reconstructive, Orthopedic, and General Surgery Dr. Valerio is an accomplished regenerative surgeon who has worked across the world saving and restoring limbs that otherwise would have been lost. He served for four years as a reconstructive surgeon in the U.S. Navy at trauma centers in Kandahar, Afghanistan, and at Walter Reed National Military Medical Center in Bethesda, Maryland, before joining The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center in 2014. His research interests include reconstructing and salvaging parts of the human body after trauma or disease, advancing stem cell therapies and improving prosthetics to improve people’s lives.

WEXMED Live is a collection of WexMedTalks, engaging presentations about innovative medical discoveries made by physicians and scientists of The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center.

Cohn David Cohn, MD

David Cohn, MD

Impacting Endometrial Cancer Outcomes Through Prevention, Communication and Treatment

Heather-Hampbell Heather Hampel, MS, LGC

Heather Hampel, MS, LGC

Finding Cancer Before Cancer Finds Us: Universal Tumor Screening for Lynch Syndrome

Brian-Hansen-2 Brian Hansen

Brian Hansen

Learning More About Cardiac Arrhythmia by Keeping Human Hearts Alive

Hummel John Hummel, MD, FACC

John Hummel, MD, FACC

Giving Heart Care a Jolt: How Research into Electrical Impulses is Improving Patients’ Lives

Kaeding Christopher Kaeding, MD

Christopher Kaeding, MD

Technology and Movement: Sports Medicine Leading the Way to More Active Lives

Lee Cheryl Lee, MD

Cheryl Lee, MD

Understanding Cancer: Beyond What the Eye Can See

Ma Jianjie Ma, PhD

Jianjie Ma, PhD

Regenerative Medicine: Translating Laboratory Findings into Clinical Applications

Ryan Thomas Ryan, MD

Thomas Ryan, MD

Next Gen Heart Care: Miniature Devices to Genomics

Ian Ian Valerio, MD

Ian Valerio, MD

New surgeries to reduce amputees’ pain

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