Gregg Silverman, MD, will be featured speaker at next Seminars in Investigative Medicine

Gregg Silverman, MD
Gregg Silverman, MD

Gregg Silverman, MD, professor of Medicine and Pathology, associate director of the Division of Rheumatology, and director of the Laboratory of B-cell Immunobiology at the NYU School of Medicine, will be the featured speaker at the next Seminars in Investigative Medicine.

Dr. Silverman’s presentation, "Lupus, Autoimmunity and the Microbiome," is scheduled for noon to 1 p.m. on Wednesday, February 7, 2018, in TBL 2 at the W.E. Upjohn M.D. Campus in downtown Kalamazoo.

In addition to his clinical practice, Dr. Silverman leads a NIH-funded research group that focuses on the pathogenetic and protective roles of B cells, and the potential contributions of the microbiome to autoimmunity. He is the co-author of more than 160 publications. 

At NYU, Dr. Silverman serves as a lecturer for graduate students, medical students, residents and clinical fellows, in immunology and rheumatology for the Sackler Institute, the Division of Rheumatology and for the School of Medicine.

Dr. Silverman is the latest speaker for Seminars in Investigative Medicine, a research series that was launched in October by Dr. Thomas L. Rothstein, WMed’s assistant dean for Investigative Medicine and director of the Center for Immunobiology.

A free lunch will be available rom 11:45 a.m. to noon on February 7 and Dr. Silverman’s presentation will begin promptly at noon. The event is free and open to the public. Please RSVP by sending an e-mail to Immunobiology@med.wmich.edu.

Dr. Silverman is part of an impressive slate of speakers for Seminars in Investigative Medicine for the 2017-2018 academic year. On March 7, 2018, the medical school will welcome Garnett Kelsoe, DSc, the James B. Duke Professor of Immunology at Duke University School of Medicine.