Spring 2022

Upcoming Seminar Speakers

The WCVI website will be regularly updated as we schedule our Spring 2022 Seminar Series.


May 17, 2022

“Discovery of a New Class of Lipids with anti-Diabetic and anti-Inflammatory Effects”

Barbara B. Kahn, MD
George R. Minot Professor of Medicine, Harvard Medical School
Vice Chair for Research Strategy, Department of Medicine
Senior Faculty, Division of Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism
Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center
Institute Member, the Broad Institute of MIT and Harvard

Zoom link 

Meeting ID: 991 8181 9673
Passcode: 840386
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June 7, 2022

“PDI as an antithrombotic target: Test tube to trial”

Robert Flaumenhaft, M.D., Ph.D.
Chief, Division of Hemostasis and Thrombosis
BIDMC
Professor, Harvard Medical School

This meeting will be held in person at 650 Albany Street, Room X715, Boston, MA 02118


June 21, 2022

Cardio- Cancer seminar event

Hosted by the Thrombosis and Hemostasis in Health and Disease ARC & the Whitaker Cardiovascular Institute Boston University School of Medicine

Virtual Mini-Symposium: June 21, 2022 12:00p –1:15 p.m.

Join via Zoom Link: 
Meeting ID: 980 1786 0719 // Passcode: 082171

Lunch boxes will be available in W-502 between 11:30 and 11:50 pm

Introductory notes and introducing the speakers: Dr. Katya Ravid (12:00-12:05 pm)

Keynote Speakers

12:05-12:35 p.m. Elisabeth M. Battinelli M.D./Ph.D., Division of Hematology, Brigham and Women’s Hospital, Assistant Professor of Medicine, Harvard Medical School
Title of talk: “The Role of Platelets in Tumor Growth, Metastasis, and Immune Evasion”

12:35-1:05 p.m. Owen McCarty, Ph.D., FAHA, Professor & Chair, Department of Biomedical Engineering, Oregon Health & Science University, Portland, OR
Title of talk: “Cancer metastasis & the blood microenvironment: the good, bad and the sticky”

1:05-1:15 p.m. Q/A/Discussion