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 will give 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 is “Beta-Adrenergic Receptor Signaling: Evolving Concepts and Therapeutics”.
Faculty hosts are Walter F. Boron, M.D., Ph.D., chair of the Department of Physiology and Biophysics, and Mukesh K. Jain, M.D., the Ellery Sedgwick, Jr. Chair & Distinguished Scientist and the Chief Scientific Officer of the Harrington Discovery Institute at University Hospitals of Cleveland and a professor of Medicine at the Case Western Resesrve University School of Medicine.
A reception in Dr. Rockman's honor will preceed 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.