Bumpus To Deliver Dyer Lecture, May 4
Dr. Namandjé Bumpus of Johns Hopkins Medicine will deliver the Rolla E. Dyer Lecture, part of the Wednesday Afternoon Lecture Series, on May 4 from 3 to 4 p.m. ET. The title of the lecture is “Toward Personalizing HIV Treatment and Prevention.” The presentation will be held in Lipsett Amphitheater, Bldg. 10, and also via NIH videocast at https://videocast.nih.gov/watch=44250. (Those wishing to attend in person must register; contact WALSoffice@od.nih.gov.)
Bumpus is director of the department of pharmacology and molecular sciences and a professor of pharmacology and molecular sciences at Johns Hopkins Medicine. Her lab focuses on defining a role for cytochrome P450-dependent metabolites in drug-induced acute liver failure associated with certain antiviral drugs used to treat HIV and hepatitis C. She has developed novel mass spectrometry assays to measure and discover drug metabolites.
The annual Dyer Lecture, established in 1950, is one of the oldest NIH lecture series and honors NIH director Dyer, a noted authority on infectious diseases. The lectureship features internationally renowned researchers who have contributed substantially to medical as well as biological knowledge of infectious diseases.
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