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CCMBM Events

CCMBM & DPTRS Science Seminar Series - Fabrisia Ambrosio, PhD, MPT
November 30, 2:00-3:00pm; Parnassus, Clinical Sciences, CS-1102/1103

Fabrisia Ambrosio, PhD, MPT

Join us in person for the November CCMBM & Department of Physical Therapy and Rehabilitation Science Seminar Series featuring Fabrisia Ambrosio, PhD, MPT, Inaugural Director of the Atlantic Charter Discovery Center for Musculoskeletal Recovery at the Spaulding Research Institute, Harvard Medical School.

Dr. Ambrosio will speak on Forever Young: Targeting Youthful Signals in Circulating Extracellular Vesicles through Engineering and Exercise.

Registration is required. Remote participation is available by request.

CCMBM Junior Investigator Committee (JIC) Social
[RESCHEDULED] December 1, 12:30-1:30pm; Parnassus, Saunders Court 

CCMBM Junior Investigator Committee Social event will be on November, 17, 2002, 12:30-1:30pm at Saunders Court on UCSF Parnassus Campus. Register at

Join the CCMBM JIC for lunch and stimulating conversation. Network with CCMBM leaders on your career development and research. We will build community, share experiences and resources, and network over lunch!

Registration required for lunch order.


CCMBM/CSR Hot Talks, Cool Science Seminar Series

December 2, 12:30-2:00pm PT/3:30-5:00pm ET; Virtual Event

This seminar series focuses on musculoskeletal research from our Early Stage and Junior Investigators as an opportunity to share their research across UCSF and Harvard institutions through the CCMBM and CSR.

December featured speakers:
[12:30pm] Brianne Connizzo, PhD, Assistant Professor of Biomedical Engineering, Boston University.

“Implications of Aging on Studying and Treating Multi-Tissue Joint Injury”

[1:15pm] Renuka Nayak, MD, PhD, Assistant Professor of Medicine, UCSF.

“Bugs, Drugs, and Autoimmunity: The Impact of the Gut Microbiome on the Treatment of Rheumatic Disease”​​​​​​

Register to receive Zoom details.

March 3, 2023                 Zehra Akkaya, PhD
May 5, 2023                    Kelsey Collins, PhD

CCMBM & Department of Orthopaedic Surgery Seminar Series - Jeffrey Katz, MD
December 13, 1:00-2:00pm; Parnassus, Clinical Sciences, CS-0101

CCMBM Seminar Series with Jeffrey Katz, MD on December 13, 2022Join us in person for the December CCMBM & Department of Orthopaedic Surgery sponsored seminar featuring Jeffrey Katz, MD, Professor of Medicine and Orthopaedic Surgery at Harvard Medical School.

Dr. Katz will speak on Meaning and Management of Meniscal Tear in Middle Age

Registration is required. Remote participation is available by request.


Partner Events                                    

November 29, 1:00-2:30pm; Parnassus, HSW-301
Jonah Platt Stem Cell Seminar Series
David Schaffer, PhD, Hubbard How Professor of Chemical and Bimolecular Engineering and Molecular and Cell Biology
Directed Evolution of New Viral Vectors for Clinical Gene Therapy
Join via Zoom
Hosted by UCSF Broad Stem Cell Center

November 30, 7:30am; Mission Bay, GenHall - Byers Auditorium
UCSF Department of Orthopaedic Surgery Grand Rounds Series
Michele J. Gelfand, MD, John Scully Professor of Cross-Cultural Management, Stanford University
Tight and Loose? Mastering a Key Cultural Code
Join via Zoom
Hosted by UCSF Department of Orthopaedic Surgery

November 30, 4:00pm; Parnassus, N-225
BMS Seminar Series
Chenghua Gu, MD, Investigator at Howard Hughes Medical and Professor of Neurobiology, Harvard Medical School
"The neuro-vascular interactions in the CNS”
Hosted by Biomedical Sciences Graduate Program

December 2, 10:00am-3:00pm; Parnassus, S-214
Lupus Research Retreat
Special Guest Speaker Lindsey Criswell, M.D., M.P.H., D.Sc., Director of NIAMS, NIH. Come to hear about the latest cutting-edge research in lupus using data and biological specimens from CLUES cohort. Learn about opportunities for collaborative research in lupus. 
Registration required.
Hosted by UCSF PREMIER & California Lupus Epidemiology Study