Scientific Dinners

Scientific Dinners


January 18, 2018
Albert La Spada, MD, PhD
Professor of Neurology, Neurobiology, and Cell Biology
Director, Duke Center for Neurodegeneration & Neurotherapeutics
Vice Chair, Department of Neurology
Duke University School of Medicine
Canceled to due inclement weather

February 15, 2018
Moira A. Rynn, MD
Consulting Professor and Chair
Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences
Duke University Medical Center
Location: It’s a Southern Thing, 605 W Main Street, Suite A, Durham NC


September 21, 2017
Mary E. Klotman, MD
Professor of Medicine
R.J. Reynolds Professor of Medicine
Professor of Pathology
Professor in Molecular Genetics and Microbiology
Member of the Duke Human Vaccine Institute
Dean, School of Medicine
Location: Nana's Restaurant, 2514 University Drive, Durham NC

October 26, 2017
James Alspaugh, MD
Professor of Medicine
Professor in Molecular Genetics and Microbiology
Location: Maggiano’s Little Italy, 8030 Renaissance Parkway, Suite 890, Durham, NC 27713  

November 16, 2017
Fan Wang, PhD
Professor of Neurobiology
Associate Professor in Cell Biology
Faculty Network Member of the Duke Institute for Brain Sciences
Affiliate of the Regeneration Next Initiative
Location: Maggiano’s Little Italy, 8030 Renaissance Parkway, Suite 890, Durham, NC 27713  


October 20, 2016
Gerard Blobe, MD, PhD
Professor of Medicine
Lefkowitz Society Members
The Pit
321 West Geer Street
Durham, NC

January 19, 2017
Robert J. Lefkowitz, MD
James B. Duke Professor, Department of Medicine
Location: TSCHE, 6th Floor

February 16, 2017
Speaker and Location TBD


September 17, 2015
Geoffrey Ginsburg MD, PhD
Professor, Department of Medicine

October 29, 2015
Samuel Katz, MD
Chairman Emeritus, Department of Pediatrics

January 14, 2016
Raphael Valdivia, PhD
Associate Professor, Molecular Genetics and Microbiology
Vice Dean for Basic Research

February 18, 2016 
Jiaoti Huang, MD, PhD,
Chairman, Department of Pathology

April 14, 2016
A. Eugene Washington, MD
Chancellor for Health Affairs, President and Chief Executive Officer
Duke University Health System

August 21, 2014

Welcome Dinner at the home of Chris Kontos

September 25, 2014
Allan Kirk, MD, PhD
Professor and Chair, Department of Surgery

October 23, 2014
Richard J. O’Brien, MD. PhD
Chairman, Department of Neurology

November 20, 2014
Christopher Counter, PhD
Professor, Pharmacology & Cancer Biology

January 22, 2015
Michael D. Gunn, MD
Professor of Medicine-Cardiology and Immunology

February 19, 2015
Ann Reed, MD
Professor and Chair, Department of Pediatrics