By Matti McFarlane, MSc Candidate, TMED801 Student
By Sophia Linton, PhD Candidate and TMED 801 Course TA
Dr. Donald Weaver, MD, PhD, FRCPC, was Neurology's guest Medical Grand Round (MGR) speaker this week. He spoke about reconceptualizing Alzheimer's Disease (AD) as an innate autoimmune disease. He also met with members of the TMED graduate program for a round table discussion about his research, career, and much more.
Jay Kataria, MSc Candidate (Neuroscience)
On March 12th, the Department of Medicine and Translational Medicine had the pleasure of hosting Dr. Leah Nemiroff, a staff Geriatrician and Assistant Professor in the Division of Geriatric Medicine at Queen’s University. Dr. Nemiroff introduced the topic of frailty, emphasizing it’s not just another “F-word” and why it matters in medicine.
Sophia Linton, MSc Candidate, Translational Medicine
At the March 5, Medical Grand Rounds, the Department of Medicine was fortunate to host Dr. Thomas Herzinger, a Professor and world-renowned Dermatologist here at Queen's University. Dr. Herzinger opened our eyes to the colorful and clinically relevant world of dermatology, specifically parasitic infections.
Spencer, Finn, MSc Candidate, Neuroscience
The February 13th Medical Grand Round had the pleasure to host Dr. Garima Shukla, Professor of Neurology (Epilepsy & Sleep Medicine) here at Queen’s University.
Edwin Ocran, PhD Candidate, Translational Medicine
The Department of Medicine was privileged to have Dr. Jessica Simon and Dr. Fiona Dunne, two seasoned palliative care physicians at the University of Calgary at last week’s grand rounds to share their experiences and insight on the value of serious illness conversations in clinical practice.