April 27, 8 a.m., Ambulatory Care Building auditorium. Medicine Grand Rounds features Peter E. Morris, MD, FACP, FACCP, Professor of Medicine and Chief, Division of Pulmonary, Critical Care and Sleep Medicine at the University of Kentucky. Morris will present, "How to Write an Exercise Prescription: Examples From Blending Exercise and Critical Care Sciences," focusing on identifying weakness as a factor affecting one-year mortality in survivors of critical illness, and the complexity of writing an exercise prescription for the critically ill. Additional Information: Jason Puckett, 852-1825

April 27, 8-9 a.m., Donald Baxter 01 Auditorium. The University of Louisville Department of Neurosurgery is excited to host this week's Neuroscience Grand Rounds guest speaker, Dr. Pierre Robe. Robe is the Head of the Dept. of Neurosurgery at the University Medical Center at Utrecht, Netherlands. Robe will present "Neurosurgical Options for Gliomas: The Case for Awake Craniotomies."

April 27, 12-1 p.m., HSC, Clinical Translational Research Building, Room 124. The Department of Microbiology and Immunology Seminar Series presents, "E protein transcription factors restrain the innate lymphoid potential to ensure lymphoid differentiation," by Xiao-Hong Sun, PhD, Member, Arthritis and Clinical Immunology Program, Lew and Myra Ward Chair in Biomedical Research, Oklahoma Medical Research Foundation. Additional Information: Carolyn Burton, 852-6208

April 27, 4-5 p.m., Baxter I Auditorium; Free. Dr. Jingsong Zhou,Professor of Physiology from Kansas City University of Medicine and Biosciences, will present a seminar titled, “Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis, a systemic disorder of multiple-organ crosstalk.”

April 28, 6:45-7:45 a.m., Baxter I Research Building, lower level auditorium. Join the Department of Orthopaedic Surgery as we welcome guest speaker Terry Axelrod, MD MSc FRCSC, Professor, Division of Orthopaedics, Sunnybrook Health Science Centre, University of Toronto. Axelrod will lecture on "The Evolution of Distal Radius Fracture Care." Additional Information: Monica Welsh, 852-6902

April 28, 7:30-8:30 a.m., Jewish Hospital Bottigheimer Auditorium. Rakesh Gopinathannair, MD, Associate Professor, UofL School of Medicine, and Marcus Stoddard, MD, Professor of Medicine, UofL School of Medicine, will present, "Percutaneous Left Atrial Appendage Closure for Stroke Prevention in Atrial Fibrillation." CME category 1 is available for both AAFP and ACCME accreditation.
Additional Information: Melissa Garrett, 852-5499

 April 28, 8 a.m., Norton Hospital, 2nd Floor Auditorium. Join us for the 8th Annual Butterflies for Maddie Pulmonology Lectureship featuring Joshua D. Sparks, MD. Sparks is assistant professor in the department of pediatrics as well as medical director for pediatric heart failure, ventricular assist device and transplantation at the University of Louisville School of Medicine. He will be presenting “Thoracic Transplantation: The Good, The Bad, and The Challenge.” Additional Information: Brittney Luckett, 502-629-8828

April 28, 1-2 p.m., Ambulatory Care Building-Basement Auditorium. One of our REI fellows, Dr. Kara Ehlers, will present, “Beyond AMH: Understanding the Psychological Impact of Infertility”. She will discuss the prevalence of depression among couples presenting for infertility eval, identify the psychological barriers to seeking infertility evaluation and treatment and review options for identifying patients at risk for an occult psychological disorder. Additional Information: Crystal Menear, 502-561-7463

May 17, 7 a.m. through May 18, 3:30 p.m., Seelbach Hilton Hotel; Students: $90; Staff: $155; Faculty: $275. 23rd Kentucky Spinal Cord and Head Injury Research Trust Symposium. Annual research symposium covers: I. Modeling Across Systems; II. Mechanisms of Motor Neuron Death: Lessons from ALS; III. Skeletal Muscle Plasticity Following Severe Physical Inactivity and Retraining: Impact on Motor Function and Health; IV. Intercellular Communication Through Exosomes; V. Nociception is More than a Feeling; VI. The Gut Microbiota - CNS Axis in Disease. Additional Information: Website

June 12, 8:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m., Archibald Room, The Galt House; Conference registration fee. Two prominent medical leaders, Christopher Callahan, MD, and Gregory Jicha, MD, PhD, will explore pressing issues relating to Alzheimer’s Disease at the annual Irving B. Perlstein Gerontology Lectureship. The Perlstein Lectureship is part of the 2-day 2017 Optimal Aging Conference. CME's Available. Additional Information: Website, 852-5629, email

Departmental Seminars are listed below.

Anatomical Sciences & Neurobiology Seminars

Biochemistry & Molecular Biology

Bioinformatics and Biostatistics Seminar Series

Cardiovascular Medicine

EpiHour Seminar Series (Epidemiology and Population Health)

Medicine, (Department of) - Grand Rounds, Or Complete 2016-2017 Schedule

Microbiology and Immunology


Pharmacology & Toxicology Seminars

Public Health and Information Sciences, School of

Speed School of Engineering