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6th Matthew N. Levy Lecture
Oct. 28, 2021 4 p.m.
School of Medicine E501

Howard A. Rockman, M.D., the Edward S. Orgain Distinguished Professor of Cardiology and a professor of Medicine and of Cell Biology at the Duke University School of Medicine gave the Department's sixth Matthew N. Levy Lecture on Thursday, October 28, 2021 at 4:00 p.m. in SOM E-501.

The title of Dr. Rockman's lecture was “Beta-Adrenergic Receptor Signaling:  Evolving Concepts and Therapeutics”.

Faculty hosts were Walter F. Boron, M.D., Ph.D., Distinguished University Professor and Professor and Chair of the Department of Physiology and Biophysics, and Mukesh K. Jain, M.D., the Ellery Sedgwick, Jr. Chair and Distinguished Scientist and Chief Scientific Officer of the Harrington Discovery Institute; Chief Academic Officer, University Hospitals Health System; Vice Dean and Distinguished University Professor, Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine, and Visiting Professor, University of Oxford.

A reception for Dr. Rockman followed the lecture.

The late Dr. Matthew Levy was a gifted, dedicated teacher and scientist who influenced countless students, conducted groundbreaking research on heart function and its relationship to the autonomic nervous system, and who co-authored one of the most influential texts on physiology. Each autumn, beginning with a daylong symposium in 2014, the Department honors the memory of Dr. Levy and his accomplishments.