Provost's Research Seminar Series

The Provost’s Research Seminar Series is held on the second Tuesday of each month from 1 - 2 p.m. Seminars will be held virtually until further notice. 

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Date Speaker Name Speaker Institution Title of Presentation

Ali Keshavarzian, MD, FRCP, FACP, AGAF, MACG

Rush University

Gut-Microbiota-Brain Axis in Parkinson Disease [video]

11/9/2021 Jindan Yu, MD, PhD Northwestern University HOXB13 Loss of Function in Aggressive Prostate Cancer and Opportunities for Therapeutic Targeting [video]

Shaida A. Andrabi, PhD

The University of Alabama at Birmingham

Poly (ADP-ribose) and Neural Cell Death in Stroke [video]

Ardith Z. Doorenbos, PhD, RN, FAAN

UIC Pragmatic Research Addressing Pain Management and the Opioid Crisis [video]
2/08/2022 Shafi Kuchay, PhD University of Illinois at Chicago Ubiquitin Proteasome System and Compartmental Protein Turnover Regulation [video]
3/8/2022 Dawood Darbar, MBChB, MD University of Illinois at Chicago Personalizing Therapy for Atrial Fibrillation [video]

Kumar B. Rajan, PhD - Denis A . Evans Lectureship 

Rush University  Epidemiology of Alzheimer’s Disease:  The Contributions of the Chicago Health and Aging Project [video]
5/10/2022 College of Health Science, Rush University Health and Economic Consequences of Human Milk Feedings for Very Preterm Infants and Implications for Health Equity Research [video]
6/14/2022 Michael A. Curran, PhD The UT MD Anderson Cancer Center
Associate Professor, Dept. of Immunology
Co-Founder, ORBIT Platform
Hypoxia Drives Tumor Immune Suppression and Immunotherapy Resistance [video]
7/12/2022 Majid Afshar, MD, MSCR Assistant Professor
Department of Medicine, Pulmonary & Critical Care Faculty
School of Medicine and Public Health
University of Wisconsin
Data-Driven Strategies for Identification of Substance Misuse in Hospitalized Patients
8/9/2022 Jordan Grafman, PhD  Director of Brain Injury Research
Chief of Cognitive Neuroscience Lab at Shirley Ryan AbilityLab
Professor of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation,
Cognitive Neurology & Alzheimer’s Disease Center at
Northwestern University
Searching for God in the Human Brain


Contact Us

Norma Sandoval, executive assistant, Office of the Vice Provost for Research