Seminar and Lecture Series


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  • Seminar Schedule 2014

    DateSpeakerSeminar TitleDepartment
    01/01/2014No SeminarNew Year HolidayNo Seminar
    01/08/2014 Dr. Michael Puskarich Procoagulant Platelets: Linking Mitochondrial and Microcirculatory Dysfunction in SepsisUMMC- Emergency Medicine
    01/15/2014Dr. Jonathan TuneCardiovascular Effects of Glucogen-like Peptide 1 in Obesity and Type 2 DiabetesIndiana University School of Medicine
    01/22/2014Dr. Ji Li AMP-activated Protein Kinase in the Aged HeartState University of New York at Buffalo
    01/29/2014Drs. Merry Lindsey and Michael Hall Cardiac Remodeling: Risks and RelationshipsUMMC- Physiology & Biophysics and Cardiology
    02/05/2014Peter MittwedeOrthopedic Trauma, the Kidney and the Role of ObesityUMMC- Physiology & Biophysics
    02/12/2014Dr. Romain HarmanceyInsulin Resistance: Friend and Foe of the HeartUniversity of Texas Health Sciences Center at Houston
    02/19/2014 Drs. Jane Reckelhoff and Celso Gomez-Sanchez  Polycystic Ovary Syndrome: Important Unanswered QuestionsUMMC- Physiology & Biophysics and Endocrinology 
    02/26/2014Dr. Paula WarringtonRole of TNFα in Placental Ischemia-Induced Cerebrovascular AbnormalitiesUMMC- Physiology & Biophysics
    03/05/2014 Dr. Lisandra de Castro Bras

     MMP Generated Collagen Peptide Roles in Post-myocardial Infarction Remodeling

    UMMC- Physiology & Biophysics
    03/12/2014Drs. Robert Hester and Angela Subauste The Obesity Crisis: Challenges and OpportunitiesUMMC- Physiology & Biophysics and Endocrinology
    03/19/2014Dr. Kevin Hall

    The Calculus of Calories: 
    Quantitative Physiology of Human Metabolism& Body Weight Dynamics 

    National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute
    03/26/2014Dr. Tracy BaleStressed Parents: Maternal and Paternal Contributions to the Developing Brain - Canceled University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine
    04/02/2014No SeminarSpring Faculty MeetingNo Seminar
    04/09/2014Dr. Karl NathPathobiology of Hemodialysis Vascular Access Dysfunction  Mayo Clinic
    04/16/2014Dr. Suttira IntapadEarly Life Origins of Hypertension and Metabolic Dysfunction: Rat and Mouse Models of IUGR UMMC- Physiology & Biophysics
    04/23/2014 Practice Talks- EB MeetingPresented by: Hanna Broome, John Henry Dasinger, Kristine DeLeon, Keisa Mathis, Peter Mittwede, Rugmani Padmanabhan, Andriy YabluchanskiyUMMC- Physiology & Biophysics
    04/30/2014 No SeminarExperimental Biology MeetingNo Seminar
    05/02/2014     Dr. Asad ZeidanLeptin: A Novel Mediator of Cardiovascular RemodelingAmerican University of Beirut
    05/07/2014 Drs. Alejandro Chade and Luis Juncos  Renal Artery Stenosis: Clinical & Translational ImplicationsUMMC- Physiology & Biophysics and Nephrology
    05/14/2014Dr. Andriy YabluchanskiyThe Role of Matrix Metalloproteinase-9 in Cardiac Aging and Myocardial InfarctionUMMC- Physiology & Biophysics
    05/21/2014 Dr. Frank SpradleyObesity Increases the Risk for Preeclampsia: Weighing In on the Mechanism   UMMC- Physiology & Biophysics 
    05/28/2014Dr. Andrew ButlerNeuroendocrine Control of Metabolic Homeostasis: New Ideas in the Translational Research ArenaThe Scripps Research Institute
    06/04/2014 Dr. Yonggang Ma     MMP-28 Regulates Neutrophil Polarization Following Myocardial InfarctionUMMC- Physiology & Biophysics
    06/11/2014Dr. Michael RyanThe Utility of Studying an Experimental Model of Systemic Lupus ErythematosusUMMC- Physiology & Biophysics
    06/18/2014 Dr. Lique Coolen Effects of Prenatal Exposure to Excess Testosterone on Brain and Behavior in Female Sheep: Animal Model of Polycystic Ovary SyndromeUMMC- Physiology & Biophysics
    06/25/2014Dr. Marjorie JenkinsY Does X Make a Difference?Texas Tech University of Health Sciences Center
    06/27/2014     Dr. Kezhong Zhang  Regulation of Hepatic Energy Metabolism by Endoplasmic Reticulum Stress ResponseWayne State University
    07/02/2014Dr. Christoph BuettnerWhy the Brain Fails to Control Metabolism and Inflammation in Obesity and DiabetesMt. Sinai School of Medicine
    07/09/2014 Dr. Heather DrummondDegenerin ProteinsUMMC- Physiology & Biophysics
    07/16/2014Dr. Hanna BroomeNFKB, Dietary Salt, and Systemic Lupus ErythematosusUMMC- Physiology & Biophysics
    07/23/2014Dr. David StecCarbon Monoxide: A Silent Killer of Obesity and Diabetes?UMMC- Physiology & Biophysics
    07/30/2014Dr. Jussara doCarmoControl of Metabolic and Cardiovascular Function by the Brain Melanocortin SystemUMMC- Physiology & Biophysics
    08/06/2014Dr. James WilsonLarge Scale Genetic Analysis in JHS: From Targeted Genotyping to Whole Genomes UMMC- Physiology & Biophysics
    08/13/2014 Dr. Kristine DeLeonWhy It's Important to Floss Your HeartUMMC- Physiology & Biophysics
    08/20/2014Dr. Zhen WangInteraction of Hypertension and Diabetes in Progressive NephropathyUMMC- Physiology & Biophysics
    08/27/2014 Dr. Jonathan KirkThe Myofilament and Cardiac Dyssynchrony are FrenemiesJohns Hopkins University
    09/03/2014Practice Talks- HBPRC MeetingCanceledUMMC- Physiology & Biophysics
    09/10/2014No Seminar Council for High Blood Pressure MeetingNo Seminar
    09/17/2014Dr. Rebecca SimmonsThe Epigenetic Landscape of the Beta Cell in Type 2 DiabetesUniversity of Pennsylvania
    09/24/2014  Dr. Liangyou RuiRegulation of Body Weight and Nutrient Metabolism by Obese Gene SH2B1University of Michigan
    10/1/2014Dr. Kieren MatherCardiovascular Benefits of GLP-1 Therapies - Real or Fantasy? Indiana University
    10/08/2014Dr. Alexandre daSilva UMMC- Physiology & Biophysics
    10/15/2014Dr. Michael Brands Georgia Regents University
    10/22/2014Dr. Ana Palei UMMC- Physiology & Biophysics
    10/29/2014 Dr. Chetan Patil UMMC- Physiology & Biophysics
    11/05/2014 Dr. William Andrew Pruett UMMC- Physiology & Biophysics
    11/07/2014Dr. Charles Lang  Age-Associated Acceleration of Alcoholic MyopathyPennsylvania State University
    11/12/2014Dr. Rodrigo Maranon UMMC- Physiology & Biophysics
    11/19/2014 John Clemmer UMMC- Physiology & Biophysics
    11/26/2014 No Seminar ThanksgivingNo Seminar
    12/03/2014Dr. Silu Lu UMMC- Physiology & Biophysics
    12/10/2014 Dr. Rugmani Padmanabhan UMMC- Physiology & Biophysics
    12/17/2014 Dr. Yan Lu UMMC- Physiology & Biophysics
    12/24/2014  No SeminarChristmas EveNo Seminar
    12/31/2014 No Seminar New Year's EveNo Seminar