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2023 Seminar Series

Seminars are held from noon-1 p.m. Wednesdays either virtually or in CW106. All students, faculty and staff are invited to attend. For more information, contact Courtney Graham in the Department of Physiology at 
(601) 984-1820.

01/04/2023No SeminarNo SeminarNo Seminar
01/11/2023Dr. Eric GeorgeMechanisms of Placental Ischemia-Induced HypertensionUMMC-Physiology
01/18/2023Dr. Alan MoutonRole of Metabolic Reprogramming in Cardiac Macrophages and Fibroblasts During InjuryUMMC-Physiology
01/25/2023Dr. Erin TaylorInflammation and Obesity in the Pathogenesis of Systemic Lupus ErythematosusUMMC-Physiology
02/01/2023Dr. Sarah SternTop Down Control of Adaptive and Maladaptive Feeding BehaviorsMax Planck Institute
02/08/2023Dr. Kaice LaFaversSystemic Effects of Uromodulin in Kidney Disease

Indiana University School of Medicine

02/15/2023Dr. John ClemmerModeling Renoprotective Treatments in Chronic Kidney Disease and Heart Failure UMMC-Physiology
02/22/2023Dr. Christine KlemensCIC, PKD, and More Alphabet Soup in Cardiorenal PhysiologyUniversity of South Florida
03/01/2023Breland CrudupThe Role of Sex Hormones and their Impact on the Renin Angiotensin System in a Rodent Model of the TransfemaleUMMC-Physiology
03/08/2023Justine Abais-Battad Contribution of Diet and Sex to Gut-Immune-Kidney Crosstalk in HypertensionAugusta University
03/15/2023Dr. Alexandre da SilvaCentral Nervous System Control of Glucose Homeostasis and Cardiac Function during Activation of the Leptin-Melanocortin System PathwayUMMC-Physiology
03/22/2023Dr. Zhen WangMechanisms of Synergistic Interactions of Hypertension and Diabetes in Promoting Kidney InjuryUMMC-Physiology
03/29/2023Dr. Michael GarrettThe New Molecular Center of Health and Disease-COBRE, Opportunities, and Multi-Omics DataUMMC-Pharmacology
04/05/2023Dr. Andriy YabluchanskiyThe Contribution of Cerebral Microvasculature to Cognitive Decline in Aging and Age-Related DiseasesUniversity of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center
04/19/2023No SeminarAmerican Physiology SummitNo Seminar
04/26/2023Dr. Drew PruettSimulating Integrated Control of Distal Nephron Chloride Transporters by With-No-Lysine KinasesUMMC-Physiology
05/03/2023Dr. Caroline JonesMicrophysiological Models of Sepsis: New Tools for Diagnosis and Drug DiscoveryUniversity of Texas at Dallas
05/10/2023Dr. Jacqueline LimburgRole of the Autonomic Nervous System in the Vascular Response to Insulin - Implications for Human Insulin ResistanceUniversity of Missouri
05/17/2023Dr. Marianna SadagurskiHypothalamic Glia in the Intersection of Environmental Stress and MetabolismWayne State University
05/24/2023Dr. Lihong PanLegumain is an endogenous modulator of integrin αvβ3 triggering vascular degeneration, dissectin, and ruptureUMMC-Physiology
05/31/2023Dr. Joshua BloomkatzCell Transitions During Cardiac DevelopmentUniversity of Mississippi
06/07/2023Dr. Ana OmotoRole of brown adipose tissue in mediating the cardioprotective actions of CNS leptin-melanocortin pathway activationUMMC-Physiology
06/14/2023Dr. Eugenio BaroneSapienza University of Rome
06/21/2023Dr. Zhiyu DaiEndothelial Dysfunction in the Pathogenesis of Pulmonary Artery HypertensionArizona State University
06/28/2023Dr. Barbara AlexanderUMMC-Physiology
07/05/2023No SeminarIndependence Day HolidayNo Seminar


08/09/2023Dr. David StecUMMC-Physiology
08/30/2023Dr. Joshua SpeedUMMC-Physiology
09/13/2023Dr. Irving H. ZuckerOxidant Stress and the Regulation of Sympathetic Nerve Activity: Implications for Cardiovascular Disease, Exercise and AgingUniversity of Nebraska Medical Center
09/20/2023Dr. Heather DrummondUMMC-Physiology




10/11/2023Dr. Olufunto BadmusUMMC-Physiology
10/18/2023Dr. Yingjie ChenUMMC-Physiology
10/25/2023Dr. Jussara do CarmoUMMC-Physiology
11/01/2023Jordan MalletteUMMC-Physiology
11/08/2023Dr. Robert HesterUMMC-Physiology
11/15/2023Madison NewberryUMMC-Physiology
11/22/2023No SeminarThanksgiving HolidayNo Seminar
11/29/2023Dr. Xiaochen HeUMMC-Physiology
12/06/2023Umesh BhattaraiUMMC-Physiology
12/20/2023No SeminarChristmas HolidayNo Seminar
12/27/2023No SeminarChristmas HolidayNo Seminar