Molecules and Martinis: A Johns Hopkins Medicine Reception

Tuesday, December 10 2013
5:30 pm – 7:30 pm

This event was posted by Edwards Wildman Palmer LLP

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Leah Murray at

Location: Edwards Wildman, 20th Floor, 111 Huntington Avenue, Boston

John Hopkins invites you to Molecules and Martinis, a cocktail reception on Tuesday, December 10 at Edwards Wildman at 5:30PM, to meet a Nobel Laureate and biomedical experts from the Institute for Basic Biomedical Sciences at Johns Hopkins Medicine.

Stephen Desiderio, M.D., Ph.D., director of the IBBS, will talk about the importance of basic research and its integral role in the future of human health. Peter Agre, M.D. will talk about his discovery of the water channel aquaporin and work that led up to his 2003 Nobel Prize in Chemistry. Muscle regeneration expert Se-Jin Lee, M.D., Ph.D., will talk about his discovery of myostatin, its role in muscle growth and the promise of developing cures for muscle-wasting diseases like muscular dystrophy.  And stem cell expert Erika Matunis, Ph.D. will talk about how stem cells can read cues from their surroundings and renew their own populations.

Edwards Wildman is located at 111 Huntington Avenue, Boston.

Please RSVP to Leah Murray at

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