Marsh Lecture

The Marsh Lecture is given by other renowned scientists who share their expertise and establish collaborations with Feinstein Institute investigators.

Upcoming Marsh Lectures:

Tuesday, April 2, 2019 – Professor György Buzsáki, MD, PhD, of the NYU Neuroscience Institute and Langone Medical Center

12 -1 pm in the Goldman International Conference Center

Tuesday, September 17, 2019 – Professor Susan Harkema, PhD, of the Univ. of Louisville Kentucky Spinal Cord Injury Research Center

12 -1 pm in the Goldman International Conference Center

List of Speakers from past Lectures:

2018  Lawrence Steinman, PhD
Stanford University
“Amyloids and the Neuro-immune Circuit”

2018  Douglas C. Wallace, PhD
Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia Research Institute
“A mitochondrial etiology of the common “complex” diseases”

2018 Ulf Andersson, MD, PhD
Karolinska Institutet
“Targeting HMGB1 offers exciting clinical therapeutic opportunities”

2018 – Professor Marc Feldmann 
Nuffield Department of Orthopaedics, Rheumatology and Musculoskeletal Sciences at the University of Oxford, UK.
“Can we get closer to a cure for Rheumatoid Arthritis?”

2017 – Ira Mellman, PhD
Vice President of Cancer Immunology at Genentech; Professor of Biochemistry & Biophysics at the University of California in San Francisco
“The mechanistic basis of cancer immunotherapy”

2016 – Jennifer Doudna, PhD
Li Ka Shing Chancellor’s Chair in Biomedical and Health Sciences, Professor of Molecular and Cell Biology, Professor of Chemistry, University of California, Berkeley
“CRISPR Biology and the Future of Genome Engineering”

2016 – Bruce R. Stillman, PhD
President and Chief Executive Officer, Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory
“Inheritance of the Human Genome and the Consequences of Getting it Wrong”

2015 – Michael A. Schwartz, MD
Robert H. Williams Endowed Chair, Professor of Medicine in the Division of Metabolism, Endocrinology and Nutrition University of Washington; Director of the UW Medicine Diabetes and Obesity Center of Excellence
“CNS Control of Glucose Hemostatis: Implications and Pathogenesis and Treatment of Diabetes”

2014 – Richard A. Flavell, PhD, FRS
Investigator, HHMI, Chairman & Sterling Professor, Yale School of Medicine
“Inflammasomes in Health, Dysbiosis and Disease”

2013 – Michael L. Dustin, PhD
Professor, University of Oxford
“Assembly Line of Signaling and Signal Termination in the Immune System”

2013 – Jeffrey M. Friedman, MD, PhD
Investigator, Howard Hughes Medical Institute, The Rockefeller University
“Leptin and the Neural Circuit Regulating Food Intake and Body Weight”

2012 – Tadatsuga Taniguchi, PhD
Project Professor, Univeristy of Tokyo
“The regulation of signaling pathways and gene Expression in cytokine-mediated immune responses”

2012 – Michael P. Stryker, PhD
Department of Physiology, University of California
“Rewiring the Brain: Mechanisms of Competition, Plasticity and Recovery of Function in the Mammalian Cortex”

2011 – Ralph M. Steinman, MD
“Vaccines that Mobilize Dendritic Cells”

2010 – Klas Karre, MD, PhD
Professor of Molecular Immunology; Chairman, Nobel Prize Committee for Medicine and Physiology
“Inflammatory Diseases Regulated by T-bet”

2010 – Laurie M. Glimcher, MD
Irene Heinz Given Professor of Immunology, Harvard Medical School
“Inflammatory Diseases Regulated by T-bet”

2009 – Fred H. Gage, PhD
Professor and Vi and John Adler Chair of Research, Salk Institute for Biological Studies
“Mammalian Innate Immune System”

2009 – Shizuo Akira, MD, PhD
Professor, Department of Host Defence, Osaka University
“Mammalian Innate Immune System”

2008 – Richard P. Lifton, MD, PhD
Sterling Professor of Genetics, Yale University
“Genes for Heart, Kidney and Bone Disease: New Insight from Human Genetic Studies”

2007 – Elizabeth Blackburn, PhD
Morris Herzstein Professor of Biology and Physiology, University of California, San Francisco
“Telomeres and Telomerase in Human Health and Disease”

2006 – Charles A. Dinarello, MD
Professor of Medicine, University of Colorado School of Medicine
“IL-32, A New Proinflammatory Cytokine and Possible Agonist in Disease”

2005 – Jan Andersson, MD
Professor of Immunology, Karolinska Institute
“The Role of Regulatory T Cells in the Pathogenesis of HIV”