Feb. 5 Health Science Lecture Postponed

The Feb. 5 Health Science Lecture that was scheduled to be delivered by Steven L. Kunkel, Ph.D., the senior associate dean for research at the University of Michigan Medical School, was postponed due to inclement weather. The new date for Dr. Kunkel’s lecture will be posted here as soon as it is scheduled.

About the lecture series: The Health Science Lecture Series is sponsored by the A. Alfred Taubman Medical Research Institute, the Program in Biology and a number of student organizations. The lectures are held quarterly on the U-M campus and focus on a wide variety of topics including medical research, public health, bioethics, evolutionary biology, epidemiology and many others.

The next event is scheduled for March 22, with Parag Patil, M.D., Ph.D., the U-M Medical School neurosurgeon who is performing the intraspinal stem cell injections for ALS patients participating in Dr. Eva Feldman’s landmark trial of a stem cell therapy for that disease.