Provost Lecture

Provost's Inaugural Lecture



Date
January 14, 2013
Time
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Speaker(s)
Robert M. Friedlander, MD
chair of neurological surgery and head of the Cerebrovascular Surgery Program in the Department of Neurological Surgery
Location
LR6 Scaife Hall
Description

Robert M. Friedlander, MD, professor and chair of neurological surgery and head of the Cerebrovascular Surgery Program in the Department of Neurological Surgery, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, will deliver a Provost’s Inaugural Lecture, “A Journey To Protect the Central Nervous System,” at 4 p.m. on Monday, January 14, 2013, in Lecture Room 6, Scaife Hall.

The Provost’s Inaugural Lecture series invites distinguished University of Pittsburgh faculty members to give a lecture marking their recent appointments to endowed chairs. Dr. Friedlander holds the UPMC Chair in Neurological Surgery. In addition to clinical excellence as a cerebrovascular surgeon, he is noted for his studies on the mechanisms of the caspase apoptosis gene family and their role in a variety of neurologic disorders.