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The Methodist Hospital Research Institute Announces 2011 Inaugural Research Symposium

HOUSTON (Sept. 17, 2010) - The Methodist Hospital Research Institute is pleased to announce that the inaugural TMHRI Research Symposium will be held February 17 and 18, 2011, in the auditorium of the new TMHRI building.

Drs. Stanely H. Appel, John D. Baxter, Mark Ghobrial, Willa Hsueh, King Li, Alan B. Lumsden, James M. Musser, Miguel Quinones, Stephen Wong and Bo Xu are hosting an outstanding slate of world-class speakers for this event. Nobel Prize Laureate in Physiology and Medicine, Dr. Stanley Pruisner, will speak on Feb. 17. This day will also feature seven members of the National Academy of Sciences and the Institute of Medicine of the National Academies, and Investigators of the Howard Hughes Medical Institute. On Feb. 18, the symposium will feature the latest cutting-edge TMHRI research.

Confirmed speakers for TMHRI Scientific Symposium are Drs. David Ginsburg (University of Michigan Medical School, Ann Arbor), Helen Hobbs (University of Texas Southwestern Medical School, Dallas), Leroy Hood (Institute for Systems Biology, Seattle), Michael B. Kastan (St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, Memphis), David H. Sachs (Massachusetts General Hospital/Harvard) and Bruce M. Spiegelman (Dana-Farber Cancer Institute/Harvard). TMHRI looks forward to hosting this superb group of medical investigators.

For more information on the symposium see, www.methodisthealth.com/tmhriannualsymposium, and The Methodist Hospital Research Institute, see www.tmhri.com. Follow Methodist on Twitter at http://twitter.com/MethodistHosp and Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/houstonmethodist.