Kappler’s Discovery LectureOct. 27, 2016, 8:50 AM
John Kappler, Ph.D. (second from left), a pioneer in the study of autoimmune diseases at National Jewish Health in Denver, Colorado, poses with members of the family of the late Irwin Eskind, M.D., prior to delivering the Irwin Eskind Lecture in Biomedical Science at VUMC last week. Family members who attended Kappler’s lecture included Annette Eskind (center) and sons Jeffrey Eskind, M.D. (third from left), and Steven Eskind, M.D. (second from right). Also attending Kappler’s lecture, part of the Flexner Discovery Lecture series, were James Thomas, M.D. (far left), Alvin Powers, M.D. (third from right), and Jeffrey Rathmell, Ph.D. (far right), Cornelius Vanderbilt Professor of Immunobiology.