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2020 Seminar Series

Seminars are held from noon-1 p.m. Wednesdays in CW106. All students, faculty and staff are invited to attend. For more information, contact Jennifer Duckworth in the Department of Physiology at (601) 984-1810.

DateSpeakerTitleDepartment
01/01/2020No SeminarNew Year's HolidayNo Seminar
01/08/2020Dr. Zhen WangRole of TRPC6 Channels in Mediating Hypertensive-Diabetic Target Organ InjuryUMMC- Physiology
01/15/2020Dr. Yingjie ChenEffects of T Cells and Lung Inflammation on the Transition from Left Heart Failure to Right Heart FailureUMMC- Physiology
01/22/2020Dr. Romain HarmanceyRole of Hyperinsulinemia in Cardiovascular Complications Associated with DiabetesUMMC- Physiology
01/29/2020Dr. Erin TaylorThe Role of Leptin and Obesity in the Pathogenesis of AutoimmunityUMMC- Physiology
02/05/2020Dr. James RowlettValium and the Benzodiazepines: At the Crossroads of Anxiety and AddictionUMMC- Psychiatry & Human Behavior
02/12/2020Dr. Eric GeorgeThe Maternal/Fetal Interface: More than a BarrierUMMC- Physiology
02/19/2020Dr. Drew PruettValidation: Engineering Skepticism into the Modeling ProcessUMMC- Physiology
02/26/2020Dr. Barbara AlexanderInsults During Fetal Life and Consequences Across the LifespanUMMC- Physiology
03/04/2020Dr. Jeremy DuncanCytokine-mediated Decrease in βENaC as a Potential Mechanism for Cerebrovascular Impairment in Placental IschemiaUMMC- Physiology
03/11/2020Dr. Jussara do CarmoParental Obesity-Induced Programming of Hypertension and Cardiovascular DiseaseUMMC- Physiology
03/18/2020
03/25/2020
04/01/2020
04/08/2020
04/15/2020
04/22/2020
04/29/2020
05/06/2020
05/13/2020
05/20/2020
05/27/2020
06/03/2020
06/10/2020Dr. Joey GrangerPreeclampsia: Pathophysiology and Therapeutic TargetsUMMC- Physiology
06/17/2020
06/24/2020
07/01/2020No SeminarIndependence Day HolidayNo Seminar
07/08/2020Dr. Robert HesterMuscle Blood Flow, Exercise and ObesityUMMC- Physiology
07/15/2020Dr. Michael RyanHypertension: Moving Towards Understanding the Contribution of Immune System ActivationUMMC- Physiology
07/22/2020Dr. Thales BarbosaNeural Control of Circulation and Vascular Function in HumansUMMC-Physiology
07/29/2020Dr. Xu ChenImpact of UCP3 Insufficiency on Cardiac Remodeling Associated with HypertensionUMMC- Physiology
08/05/2020Dr. Alejandro ChadeTreating the kidney, helping the heart:  A renal-cardio axis in CKD?  Work in progress and future directionsUMMC- Physiology
08/12/2020Dr. Alexandre da SilvaMetabolic and cardiac beneficial effects of activating the brain leptin-melanocortin system pathwayUMMC- Physiology
08/19/2020No SeminarNo SeminarNo Seminar
08/26/2020Dr. Malgorzta KasztanSickle cell nephropathy: current diagnostic and theraputic challengesUniversity of Alabama-Birmingham
09/02/2020Dr. Paul O'ConnorA basic solution to activate the cholinergic anti-inflammatory pathway in CKD?Augusta University
09/09/2020Dr. Heather DrummondA novel role for degenerins in metabolic dysfunction associated with a high fat diet.UMMC-Physiology
09/16/2020
09/23/2020Dr. Sadia AshrafImpact of Dietary Composition and NR4A2 on Pressure Overload-Induced HypertrophyUMMC- Physiology
09/30/2020Dr. Joshua SpeedObesity, Inflammation, and Endothelin-1UMMC- Physiology
10/07/2020Dr. David HarrisonMechanisms of Immune Activation and Inflammation in HypertensionVanderbilt University School of Medicine
10/14/2020Osvaldo Rivera-GonzalezEndothelin-1 in Obesity-induced Insulin ResistanceUMMC- Physiology
10/21/2020Dr. Alan MoutonRole of Metabolism Underlying Cellular Remodeling Phenotypes During Cardiac InjuryUMMC- Physiology
10/28/2020Dr. Melissa HaendelBuilding a COVID-19 Analytics Platform to Turn Clinical Data into Knowledge: Introducing the National COVID Cohort Collaborative (N3C)Oregon Health and Science University
11/04/2020Kyle MooreThe Placental Glycocalyx in PreeclampsiaUMMC- Physiology
11/11/2020
11/18/2020Dr. Rahul SharmaRepair Broken Kidneys - Call Tregs and ILC-tooUniversity of Virginia- SOM
11/25/2020No SeminarThanksgiving Day HolidayNo Seminar
12/02/2020Dr. Michael HallUMMC- Cardiology
12/09/2020
12/16/2020Dr. David StecMechanistic Insights of Bilirubin/Biliverdin Reductase Protection in NAFLDUMMC- Physiology
12/23/2020No SeminarChristmas HolidayNo Seminar
12/30/2020No SeminarNew Year's Day HolidayNo Seminar