WUSM spotlights women in medicine and science

Come hear the latest research accomplishments of some of the School of Medicine’s most talented female faculty and fellows. Spotlighting Women in Medicine and Science (SWIMS) will highlight the work of doctors and scientists in diverse fields, including obstetrics and gynecology, pediatrics, oncology, cardiology and cell biology. Speakers also will discuss some of the unique challenges they have faced in their careers in academic medicine.

The event takes place on Friday, Oct. 26 from 1-5 p.m. in Holden Auditorium, in the Farrell Learning and Teaching Center. A reception will follow. For more information, please contact Kim Vaninger at vaningerk@msnotes.wustl.edu

Jessica H. Boyd, M.D., M.P.H. Does Asthma Make Sickle Cell Disease Worse?

Emily H.-Y. Cheng, M.D., Ph.D. Hierarchical Regulation of Mitochondrion-Dependent Apoptosis by BCL-2 subfamilies

Kelle H. Moley, M.D. Embryonic Origins of Adult Disease

Linda R. Peterson, M.D. Obesity and the Heart

Helen M. Piwnica-Worms, Ph.D. Application of Basic Cell Cycle Principles to Breast Cancer Treatment