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  • Seminar Schedule for 2012




    Seminar Title


    01/04/2012Dr. Robert Hester

    Cardiovascular Consequences of Obesity

    UMMC- Physiology and Biophysics
    01/11/2012Dr. Erik Knudsen

    The Role of the RB Tumor Suppressor in Breast Cancer

    Thomas Jefferson University
    01/18/2012Dr. Matthew Zimmerman

    Oxidants and Antioxidants in Angiotensin II Intra-Neuronal Signaling and Neurogenic Hypertension

    University of Nebraska

    01/25/2012Dr. Scott Thomson
     Concise Logic and Odd Behavior of the Early Diabetic Kidney

    University of California- San Diego

     01/27/2012Dr. Zhen Wang

    Changes in the Peritubular Capillary Microenvironment Mediate Sepsis-induced Renal Microcirculatory Failure and Tubular Cell Injury

    University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences

    02/01/2012 Dr. Ron Caloss

    Obstructive Sleep Apnea and Maxillomandibular Advancement: What We Know and Don't Know

    UMMC- School of Dentistry
    02/08/2012 Dr. Andrew Smith
    Associating Renal Fat with Hypertension and Chronic Kidney Disease
    UMMC- Radiology
    02/09/2012 Dr. Eric Olson

    Heart Making and Heart Breaking: The Molecular Circuitry of Cardiac Development , Disease, and Regeneration

    UT Southwestern Medical Center

    02/15/2012 Dr. Jussara doCarmo
    Metabolic and Cardiovascular Regulation by the CNS Leptin-Melanocortin Pathway
    UMMC- Physiology and Biophysics
    02/22/2012 Dr. Jessica Alvarez

    Vitamin D, Insulin Sensitivity, and Vascular Function

    Emory University

    02/29/2012 Dr. Yiling Fu

    Renal pH, Tubuloglomerular Feedback, and Hypertension

    UMMC- Physiology and Biophysics
    03/07/2012 Dr. Michael Garrett

    Born with One Kidney or Two: Does it Matter?

    UMMC- Pharmacology
    03/14/2012 NO SEMINAR
    03/21/2012 Dr. Bill Welch
    Regulation of Renal Function by Adenosine
     Georgetown University
    03/28/2012 Dr. Babbette LaMarca
     Inflammation and Autoantibodies: Linking Placental Ischemia with Hypertension During Pregnancy
    UMMC- Ob/Gyn
    04/04/2012 Dr. John Hall
    Pathophysiology of Hypertension in Obesity / Metabolic Syndrome
    UMMC- Physiology
    04/11/2012 Dr. Jennifer Sasser
     "Renoprotective Effects of Relaxin in Hypertension- Role of Nitric Oxide"
    UMMC- Pharmacology
    04/18/2012 Experimental Biology Practice Talks
     Experimental Biology Practice Talks
    UMMC- Physiology and Biophysics
     04/25/2012  NO SEMINAR 







     Drs. Sarah Novotny and Pushpinder Dhillon
    Dhillon: Activation of IL-17 During Pregnancy: A Link Between Autoimmunity and Preeclampsia/ Novotny: The Role of CD4 + T Lymphocytes in the Pathogenesis of Preeclampsia
    UMMC- Ob/Gyn
    05/09/2012Dr. Patrick Pagano
    The Vascular Media: Nexus of Oxidative Stress and Inflammation
    University of Pittsburgh
    05/16/2012 Dr. Mary Townsley
    TRPV 4, Lung Endothelium, and Acute Lung Injury- Lessons in Diversity

    University of South Alabama Health System

    05/23/2012 Dr. Ruisheng LiuA Novel Renal Mechanism and Potential Therapeutic Target for Salt-Sensitive Hypertension
    UMMC- Physiology and Biophysics
    05/30/2012 Dr. Amir LermanEndothelial Function: From Bench to Clinical Practice
    Mayo Clinic College of Medicine
    06/06/2012 Dr. Louis J. Dell'Italia


    Role of Mitochondrial Haplotype in Cardiovascular Disease
    University of Alabama at Birmingham
    06/13/2012 Dr. Michael Ryan
    Autoimmunity and Pathogenesis of Hypertension
    UMMC- Physiology and Biophysics
    06/20/2012 Dr. James Wilson
    The Landscape of Recombination in African Americans
    UMMC- Physiology and Biophysics
    06/27/2012 Dr. Joey Granger
    Pathophysiology of Preeclampsia: Targets for Treatment
    UMMC- Physiology and Biophysics
    07/04/2012 4th of July Holiday
    4th of July Holiday
    4th of July Holiday
    07/11/2012 Dr. Jun XuSex Differences in Health and Disease: The Involvement of Epigenetic Chromatin Remodeling
    Tufts University
    07/18/2012 Dr. David StecThe Emerging Role of Heme Oxygenase in Hypertension, Diabetes and Obesity
    UMMC- Physiology and Biophysics
    07/25/2012 Dr. Christian BjørbækHypothalamic Leptin Receptors, Neuronal Targets, and Anti-Diabetic Actions
    Harvard University
    08/01/2012 Dr. Barbara Alexander
    Impact of Moderate Aging on the Developmental Programming of Adult Disease
    UMMC- Physiology and Biophysics
    08/08/2012 Summer Student Symposium
    Summer Student Symposium
    UMMC- Physiology and Biophysics
    08/15/2012 Dr. Mohadetheh MoulanaSex Differences in Response to Chronic Administration of Immunosuppressive Agents in Spontaneously Hypertensive Rats
    UMMC- Physiology and Biophysics
    08/22/2012 Dr. Christine Maric-BilkanC-Peptide in the Treatment of Chronic Kidney DiseaseUMMC- Physiology and Biophysics
    08/29/2012 Dr. Eric GeorgeIdentifying Novel Pathogenic Factors in Preeclampsia by Transcriptomics
    UMMC- Physiology and Biophysics
    09/05/2012 Dr. Alaa AwadArginase/Nitric Oxide Interaction in Diabetic Nephropathy
    Penn State College of Medicine
    09/12/2012 Dr. Anupam AgarwalAdaptive Responses in Renal Injury: Role of Heme Oxygenase-1
    UAB- Birmingham
    09/19/2012 NO SEMINAR


    09/26/2012  Dr. Guri Tzivion
    Cross Talk Between the PI3-Kinase-AKT Pathway and Sirtuins: Implications for Obesity, Diabetes, and Aging
     UMMC- Cancer Institute
    10/03/2012 Dr. Ana Palei
    How Does Obesity Increase the Risk of Developing Preeclampsia
    UMMC- Physiology and Biophysics
    10/10/2012 Dr. Loren Wold
    Air Pollution and Cancer: Triggers of Myocardial Dysfunction
    Nationwide Children's Study
    10/17/2012 Dr. Thomas Lohmeier Suppression of Sympathetic Activity for Treatment of Resistant Hypertension: To Ablate or Stimulate? UMMC- Physiology and Biophysics
    10/24/2012 Dr. Randy SeeleyBariatric Surgery: It's Not What You Think It Is. Identifying Molecular Targets of SurgeryUniversity of Cincinnati
    10/31/2012 Dr. Suttira 'Joy' IntapadImpact of Age and Sex on Hypertension and Metabolic Disorders in a Rodent Model of Intrauterine Growth RestrictionUMMC- Physiology and Biophysics
    11/07/2012 Dr. Andrew PruettPractical Uncertainty: Using Experimental Variance to Validate and Gain Insight from Mathematical ModelsUMMC- Physiology and Biophysics
    11/14/2012 Dr. Kedra WallaceHELLP Syndrome: Identifying Mediators and Treatment Options to Improve Quality of CareUMMC- Ob/Gyn
    11/21/2012 Thanksgiving Holiday Thanksgiving Holiday Thanksgiving Holiday
    11/28/2012 Dr. Rodrigo MaranonNeurohumoral Regulation of Blood Pressure in a Model of Postmenopausal HypertensionUMMC- Physiology and Biophysics
    12/05/2012 Dr. Keisa MathisMechanisms of Hypertension in a Mouse Model of Systemic Lupus ErythematosusUMMC- Physiology and Biophysics
    12/12/2012 Dr. Peter HosickThe Role of Hemeoxygenase and Its Metabolites in ObesityUMMC- Physiology and Biophysics
    12/19/2012 Dr. Yan LuMacula Densa nNos and Salt Sensitive HypertensionUMMC- Physiology and Biophysics