PSTP Anniversary Symposium

April 15, 2022
8:30 am - 3:00 pm
Eric P. Newman Education Center (EPNEC) | Zoom, 320 S. Euclid Ave., St. Louis, MO 63110

“Traversing Science and Medicine: Challenges and Opportunities”


8:30amOpening Remarks: Victoria Fraser, MD and Gary Silverman, MD, PhD
8:45-9:30amKeynote Speaker: Andy Chan, MD, PhD, Senior Vice President, Genentech
Traversing Science and Medicine: Challenges and Opportunities
9:30-10:00amAshley Steed, MD, PhD, Assistant Professor, Pediatrics, Critical Care, WUSM
Deciphering Immune Responses to Pandemic Viruses
10:00amJohn Welch, MD, PhD- Associate Professor, Oncology, WUSM
Molecular characteristics of AML
10:45amTodd Fehniger, MD, PhD, Professor, Oncology, WUSM
Translating Natural Killer Cell Memory as Cancer Immunotherapy
11:15amShawn Demehri, MD, PhD, Associate Professor, Dermatology, Harvard Med School
NK Cell Regulation in Peripheral Tissues
11:45amKristi Kuhn, MD, PhD, Associate Professor, Rheumatology, Univ. of Colorado
Interrogating immunologically relevant intestinal bacteria in the development of rheumatoid arthritis
12:15-1:00pmLuncheon by Invite Only
1:00pmRachel Presti, MD, PhD, Associate Professor, Infectious Diseases, WUSM
The Road Less Traveled: Adventures in Translational Research
1:30pmJeff Henderson, MD, PhD, Associate Professor, Infectious Diseases, WUSM
Metals and metabolomes in a post-antibiotic era
2:00pmPeter Crawford, MD, PhD, Professor, Molecular Medicine, Univ. of Minnesota
Protective interorgan and intercellular metabolite shuttles in obesity
2:30pmKory Lavine, MD, PhD, Associate Professor, Cardiology, WUSM
Leveraging the Immune System for the Treatment of Cardiac Disease
3:00pmClosing Remarks: Stuart Kornfeld, MD
3:15pmClosing Reception

For those who wish to attend virtually, this event will also be available on Zoom. Please contact for zoom link/questions.