Friday Frontiers in Biomedical Science

Friday Frontiers in Biomedical Science is a series designed to engage researchers and clinicians at all stages of career development. This session features one speaker who will share a 40-minute overview of their work, with an opportunity for audience engagement.


Register to attend the Friday Frontiers in Biomedical Science Event


The June seminar features:

Brain Imaging, Blood-Based Biomarkers & Genetics in the Predisposition to, Protection from & Prevention of Alzheimer’s Disease

Eric M. Reiman, MD

Executive Director of Banner Alzheimer’s Institute, Chief Executive Officer of Banner Research, Professor of Psychiatry at the University of Arizona College of Medicine – Phoenix


Kiewit Auditorium - UArizona Cancer Center, 1515 N. Campbell Ave.


Friday, June 10

3:30 - 4:00 p.m. Refreshments and networking

4:00 - 5:00 p.m.   Presentation by Eric M. Reiman, MD

Hosted by the College of Medicine – Tucson

Jason Wertheim, MD, PhD, Vice Dean, Research and Graduate Studies for the College of Medicine – Tucson. Dr. Wertheim is an associate professor in the Department of Surgery and the Department of Biomedical Engineering.

Rachna Shroff, MD, MS, Associate Dean for Clinical and Translational Research for the College of Medicine – Tucson. Dr. Shroff is an associate professor in the Department of Medicine, Division of Hematology and Oncology, and chief of the Section of GI Medical Oncology at the UArizona Cancer Center.


COVID-19 Mitigation

This event is limited to half the capacity of the Kiewit Auditorium. As of March 21, masks will be recommended, but not necessary, in indoor spaces, including classrooms at the University of Arizona.


Event Sponsor

Friday Frontiers in Biomedical Science is co-sponsored by the Arizona Biomedical Research Centre (ABRC). ABRC-funded events strive to deliver high-quality educational resources to support Arizona researchers become leaders in biomedical research fields, successfully compete for external support, and translate research findings to address critical medical needs and improve health outcomes.