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Presentations by Utah nephrologist, Einstein CV expert highlight week's events

Published on Monday, April 6, 2015

Published on April 06, 2015

A number of interesting events is scheduled for the upcoming week at the Medical Center.

Monday, April 6

Utah nephrologist to give HTN presentation


Dr. Tianxin Yang, professor of medicine in the Division of Nephrology at the University of Utah, Salt Lake City, will present the Department of Pharmacology and Toxicology seminar, "Interaction of Renal Prostaglandins and (Pro)Renin Receptor in Hypertension," at noon on Monday, April 6, in classroom 6A.

For more information, call Pamela Banks at 4-1690.

Wednesday, April 8

Einstein College CV expert to discuss remodeling myocardium


Dr. Nikolaus Frangogiannis, the Edmond J. Safra Professor of Cardiovascular Medicine at the Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Bronx, New York, will present "Fibroblast-extracellular Matrix Interactions in the Remodeling Myocardium" from noon-1 p.m. on Wednesday, April 8, in room CW308 of the Classroom Wing.

All Medical Center faculty, staff and students are invited. Refreshments will be available on a first-come basis.

The seminar is presented by the Department of Physiology and Biophysics. For more information, call Courtney Graham at 4-1820.

Thursday, April 9

Allergy management seminar slated for CBO


Dr. Patricia Stewart, assistant professor of medicine in the Division of Clinical Immunology and Allergy, will host an informative discussion about managing allergies from noon-1 p.m. on Thursday, April 9, in the Discovery Training Room on the first floor of the Central Billing Office in Clinton.

Topics will include how to recognize allergies versus colds or sinusitis, over-the-counter treatments available and environmental modifications that can help.

Refreshments will be available. To RSVP, email Yvonne Stephenson at ystephenson@umc.edu.

On the horizon

Philosopher to discuss social neuroscience's impact


Dr. Patricia Smith Churchland, author, educator and researcher in the Department of Philosophy at the University of California, San Diego, will present "The Impact of Social Neuroscience on Moral Philosophy" from noon-1 p.m. on Friday, April 17, in classroom R153 (lower amphitheatre).

Lunch will be available to the first 100 in attendance. The seminar is presented by the Office of Research and the Department of Neurobiology and Anatomical Sciences.

For more information, call Lisa Boyd at 4-1640.

LSU physiologist to present Guyton Distinguished Lecture


Dr. D. Neil Granger, Boyd Professor and head of the Department of Molecular and Cellular Physiology at the Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center in Shreveport, will give the Arthur C. Guyton Distinguished Research Lecture, "Microvascular Responses to Inflammation," from noon-1 p.m. on Wednesday, April 29, in room R153 (lower amphitheatre).

All Medical Center faculty, staff and students are invited. The lecture is presented by the Department of Physiology and Biophysics.

Lunch will be available on a first-come basis. For more information, call Courtney Graham at 4-1820.