We hold many different events throughout the year that are geared to both medical and research audiences as well as the general public. Our goal is to educate individuals about our work in cancer, cardiovascular disease, and diabetes; other biomedical research advances; as well as raise funds to continue to support all of our endeavors.

Dynamic Duo seminar series

In the fall and winter, we host a seminar series. Each talk pairs a LIMR researcher with a clinician or other health care professional from Main Line Health to discuss timely topics of the day. CMEs are available for attendees.

Lung cancer immunology and immunotherapy

Speakers: Scott Dessain, MD, PhD, professor at LIMR, and Tracey L. Evans, MD, director of thoracic oncology at LIMR and co-director of the Thoracic Oncology Program, Main Line Health
Friday, January 18, 2019, at 12:00 pm in Annenberg 101ABC, Lankenau Medical Center

Genetic screening for sudden death syndromes

Speakers: Charles Antzelevitch, PhD, professor and executive director of cardiovascular research at LIMR, and Rachael Brandt, PhD, manager, Cancer Risk Assessment and Genetics Program at Main Line Health
Thursday, March 21, 2019, at 12:00 pm in Annenberg 101ABC, Lankenau Medical Center

Videos of past Dynamic Duo seminars are available for Main Line Health clinicians and staff members to view. Please contact Donna Loyle at loyled@mlhs.org for a link and instructions on accessing any of the following previous Dynamic Duo talks:

  • Novel Targeted Therapies for Metastatic Breast Cancer, November 12, 2018
  • Microbiome in health and disease, September 21, 2018
  • Regulation of drugs vs. dietary supplements: Can the Twain meet again? March 22, 2018
  • The opioid crisis: Public and behavioral health aspects, January 25, 2018
  • Preeclampsia: Immunologic involvement with possible ties to cancer, November 17, 2017
  • Vaccinations: Public health and medical challenges, September 15, 2017
  • Pre-diabetes/metabolic syndrome: The perfect storm. A medical and public health concern, March 29, 2017
  • Cancer therapeutics: The journey to targeted treatments, January 18, 2017

LIMR seminar series

Throughout the winter, spring and fall, LIMR faculty host speakers from other institutions, colleges, and universities. They give talks on a variety of research topics related to cancer, cardiovascular disease, and other areas.

Immunological targeting of intestinal receptor GUCY2C to treat colorectal cancer

Speaker: Adam Snook, PhD, assistant professor, Thomas Jefferson University
Thursday, November 29, 2018


Medical conferences

With our close proximity to Lankenau Medical Center, our researchers are able to attend and participate in conferences with clinicians in several disciplines.

No events are currently planned. Check back for announcements.

Online events

Previous Facebook Live events

What is the Microbiome? George Prendergast, PhD, LIMR president and CEO, spoke on September 19, 2018, about how the trillions of microorganisms that call you their home can impact your immunity, digestion, metabolism and overall health. This event is available to view at Main Line Health: What is the Microbiome?

What is Immunotherapy? Dr. Prendergast talked about the advent of new and exciting developments in cancer therapies that can harness the human immune system to fight tumor microenvironments. This event was held May 17, 2018, and is available to view at Main Line Health: What is Immunotherapy?


Staff events

The following are meetings and events that take place exclusively for LIMR faculty and staff. Please refer to these listings for event times, locations, and frequency.

LIMR Town Hall Meeting

Tuesday, December 11, 2018 at 2:00 pm, Location TBD

Biannual meeting from LIMR President George C. Prendergast, PhD to update staff on what has been happening at LIMR and to answer any questions that individuals may have.

LIMR staff meeting

Held the first Tuesday of each month at 3:00 pm in the Stone Conference Room.