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.

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.

The blood brain barrier: an overlooked therapeutic target after brain injury

Speaker: Itai Weissberg, MD, Lankenau-Israel Strategic Alliance Fellow
Thursday, May 24, 2018 at 2:00 pm, McLean Conference Room

Evolution of voltage-gated ion channels toward the formation of megacomplexes

Speaker: Jerome Clatot, PhD, Research Assistant Professor, LIMR
Thursday, May 31, 2018 at 2:00 pm, McLean Conference Room

Reversing aberrant phase transitions connected with ALS/FTD

Speaker: James Shorter, PhD, Associate Professor of Biochemistry and Biophysics, Perelman School of Medicine, UPenn
Thursday, June 7, 2018 at 2:00 pm, McLean Conference Room

MECP2 is a frequently amplified oncogene with a novel epigenetic mechanism of action

Speaker: Daniel P. Silver, MD, PhD, Director, Basic Science and Research in Medical Oncology, Thomas Jefferson University
Thursday, June 21, 2018 at 2:00 pm, McLean Conference Room

Topic: TBD

Speaker: Jennifer M. Johnson, MD, PhD, Assistant Professor in Oncology atThomas Jefferson University
Thursday, June 28, 2018 at 2:00 pm, McLean Conference Room


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.

Facebook Live event: What is immunotherapy?

The speaker was George Prendergast, PhD, LIMR president and CEO. This event was held May 17, 2018 and is available to view at facebook.com/mainlinehealth.


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 State of the Institute

Date and time 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.