Speaking at Medicine Grand Rounds on March 13 is Dr. David A. Brenner, vice chancellor for health sciences, dean of the UCSD School of Medicine and professor of medicine in the Division of Gastroenterology.
A physician-scientist, Brenner is widely respected for his translational research in liver disease. He will speak at Grand Rounds on new approaches to therapy for fibrosis.
Brenner is a member of numerous honorific societies including the American Society of Clinical Investigation, the American College of Physicians and the Association of American Physicians, of which he is immediate Past President. Last year, he was elected to the Institute of Medicine.
UC San Diego press releases about his recent research:
- New Drug Successfully Halts Fibrosis in Animal Model of Liver Disease, August 7, 2012
- Discovery of Chemical That Affects Biological Clock Offers New Way to Treat Diabetes, July 12, 2012
- New Study Upends Thinking About How Liver Disease Develops, December 20, 2010
- UCSD Researchers Pave the Way for Effective Liver Treatments, October 9, 2009
About Medicine Grand Rounds
UCSD’s Medicine Grand Rounds is held weekly on Wednesday mornings, 7:30 – 8:30 a.m., in the Liebow Auditorium, second floor, Biomedical Sciences Building on the UCSD School of Medicine Campus. There is a hiatus in summer.
To see this year’s schedule and find video viewing information, visit the Medicine Grand Rounds page on the Department of Medicine website.