Emerging and senior leaders from both surgical and non-surgical disciplines who are currently pursuing endeavors that promise to dramatically alter the landscape of care for the surgical patient are invited to speak as part of our monthly Surgical Horizons Seminar Series.

Our 2019-2020 Program

Surgical HorizonsUnless otherwise indicated, lectures are held on Thursday afternoons, from 12 noon to 1 pm, on BIDMC's West Campus, Lowry Medical Office Building, 9G Conference Room (9th floor), 110 Francis St, Boston, MA.

A light lunch will be served at 11:45 AM.

Please direct any questions to Susan Hagen, PhD, at shagen@bidmc.harvard.edu.

January 16, 2020

Speaker: Korkut Uygun, PhD
Associate Professor of Surgery, Harvard Medical School
Director, Organ Reengineering Lab, Center for Engineering in Medicine, Massachusetts General Hospital

February 20, 2020

Speaker: Jerrold R. Turner, MD, PhD
Professor of Pathology and Medicine, Harvard Medical School
Brigham and Women’s Hospital
Topic: Therapeutic Targeting of Tight Junctions in Intestinal Disorders

March 19, 2020

Rescheduled to September 17, 2020

Speaker: Brian M. Wolpin, MD
Associate Professor of Medicine, Harvard Medical School
Co-Director, Pancreatic Tumor Center, Dana-Farber Cancer Institute

April 23, 2020

Rescheduled to October 22, 2020

Speaker: Fadel Adib, PhD
Founding Director, Signal Kinetics Research Group
MIT Media Lab

May 21, 2020

To be rescheduled 2020-2021

Speaker: Amy J. Wagers, PhD
Forst Family Professor of Stem Cell and Regenerative Biology, Harvard University
Senior Investigator, Islet Cell and Regenerative Biology, Joslin Diabetes Center

June 11, 2020

Via Zoom link to be provided

Speaker: Jose Gomez-Marquez
Director, Little Devices Lab, Institute for Medical Engineering and Science
Massachusetts Institute of Technology