The Pathology Grand Rounds lectures feature speakers discussing cutting-edge work relating to the pathological basis of disease, and the practice of pathology.

2014 - 2015
MGH Pathology Grand Grounds 
Thursdays, 12 noon to 1 pm, O'Keeffe Auditorium, MGH Blake 1 (Unless otherwise noted)


David N. Louis, MD
Benjamin Castleman Professor of Pathology,
Harvard Medical School Pathologist-In-Chief, Massachusetts General Hospital

“WHO’s Next?  Suggested Guidelines for the Upcoming WHO Classification of Central Nervous System Tumors”

Massimo Loda, MD
Professor of Pathology,
Harvard Medical School
Director, Center for Molecular Oncologic
Pathology, Dana Farber Cancer Institute

“Metabolic Dependencies in Prostate Cancer: Regulation and Targeting of Lipogenesis”

Dennis C. Sgroi, MD, PhD
Professor of Pathology,
Harvard Medical School
Director Breast Pathology, Molecular Pathology Research & Center for Cancer Research,
Massachusetts General Hospital

Aditya Bardia, MD, MPH
Hematology/Oncology, Department of Medicine, Massachusetts General Hospital

“Molecular Predictors for Early Stage Breast Cancer: The Next Generation”

Leif W. Ellisen, MD, PhD
Program Director, Breast Medical Oncology, Associate Professor of Medicine,
Harvard Medical School

"Targeting Oncogenic Transcription in Epithelial Cancers"
2/26/2015 Cristina Antonescu, MD
Director, Bone and Soft Tissue Pathology,
Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center
"Small Blue Round Cell Tumors – Applying the Advances of Molecular Diagnosis in Routine Practice”

Rosalynn M. Nazarian, MD
Assistant Professor of Pathology,
Harvard Medical School,
Massachusetts General Hospital,
Pathology Service, Dermatopathology

"The Fibrotic Dermis”

Pardis Sabeti, MD, DPhil
Associate Professor, Harvard University,
Center for Systems Biology,
Department of Organismic and Evolutionary Biology, Broad Institute of MIT and Harvard

“Genomic Surveillance of the Ebola Virus Outbreak”
4/23/2015 L. Patrick James, MD
Chief Clinical Officer,
Quest Diagnostics
4/30/2015 Robert H. Young, MD
Robert E. Scully Professor of Pathology,
Harvard Medical School
Pathologist, Director of Gynecological and Urological Pathology,
Massachusetts General Hospital
"Gonadal Tumors in the Young"

Miguel N. Rivera, MD
Assistant Professor of Pathology,
Harvard Medical School
Massachusetts General Hospital

“The Chromatin Landscape of Pediatric Cancer”

James R. Downing, MD
President and Chief Executive Officer,
St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital,
Associate Director of Basic Research,
Cancer Center,
Donald Pinkel Chair of Childhood Cancer Treatment

“The Molecular Pathology of Pediatric Cancer: Lessons Learned from DNA Sequence Analysis and their Clinical Implications”

Note: Combined Pathology/ Cancer Center Grand Rounds held at Simches Auditorium,
185 Cambridge Street, Charles River Plaza, Boston

6/4/2015 Ricardo V. Lloyd, MD, PhD
Professor of Pathology,
Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine,
University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health
“Aggressive Variants of Papillary Thyroid Carcinomas and Thyroid Cancer Stem Cells”
6/25/2015 Matthew Frosch, MD, PhD
Lawrence J. Henderson Associate Professor of Pathology,
Harvard Medical School,
Pathology Service,
Massachusetts General Hospital
“When Good Vessels Go Bad – Pathogenesis of Cerebral Amyloid Angiopathy"