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2023 Physician-Scientist Symposium

8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m.
Eric P. Newman Education Center, 320 S Euclid Ave, Saint Louis, MO 63110
Robert J. Boston photograph Apte Lab Shot for visual sciences Apte in the center.

2023 Physician-Scientist Symposium

May 19, 2023
EPNEC Auditorium

Join us for the third annual WU Physician-Scientist Symposium highlighting the work of Washington University Physician-Scientist trainees.

Hosted by the WashU Division of Physician-Scientists.

Keynote and First Annual Stuart Kornfeld Physician-Scientist Lecture

Joseph L. Goldstein M.D.

Regental Professor, Dept. of Molecular Genetics
UT Southwestern School of Medicine
Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine, 1985

Ophthalmology Presentations

“NAD+ depletion induces cholesterolmediated macrophage senescence that drives neurodegeneration”

Mitsukuni Yoshida, MD PhD
Resident Anesthesiology (ASAP trainee)


“Targeting cell typespecific, choroidperipheral immune signaling to treat agerelated macular degeneration”

Joseph Lin, BS
MSTP trainee

“Energy metabolism is a distinguishing feature of retinal ganglion cell types and is correlated with survival after axon injury”

Zelun Wang
MSTP trainee