Seminar Series

2015 Seminar Schedule

DateSpeakerSeminar TitleDepartment
01/07/2015 Dr. Jun Liao Cardiac Bioengineering: 3D Visualization of Myocardial Fiber Disruption, Biomechanical, Assessment of Scar ECM, and Patch Repairing ConstructMississippi State University
01/14/2015 Dr. Tracy Bale Stressed Parents: Maternal and Paternal Contributions to the Developing Brain University of Pennsylvania
01/21/2015 Dr. Rugmani Padmanabhan Matrix Metalloproteinase-12 Inhibition Exacerbates Cardiac Dysfunction Post-Myocardial Infarction in MiceUMMC- Physiology & Biophysics 
01/28/2015 Dr. Patricia Molina  Grit, Resilience, Courage, and Enthusiasm; Movers and Shakers of Professional Success   Louisiana State University
02/04/2015Dr. Alejandro Chade   Renal Therapeutic Angiogenesis for the Stenotic Kidney: Novel Application of Bioengineered Polymer-stabilized VEGF ConstructsUMMC-Physiology & Biophysics
02/11/2015Dr. Eric GeorgeDevelopment of Peptide-based Therapies for PreeclampsiaUMMC-Physiology & Biophysics
02/18/2015 Dr. Heather DrummondThe VSMC MechanosomeUMMC-Physiology & Biophysics
03/04/2015Peter Mittwede Mechanisms of Acute Kidney Injury Following Orthopedic Trauma in Obese RatsUMMC-Physiology & Biophysics
03/11/2015 Dr. Romain Harmancey

 Diabetic Cardiomyopathy: More Than a Matter of Fat

UMMC-Physiology & Biophysics
03/18/2015John Clemmer Regulation of Cardiovascular and Stress Hyperglycemic Responses After Hemorrhage in the Obese Zucker Rat UMMC-Physiology & Biophysics
03/25/2015 EB Practice Seminars

Dr.  Raffaele Altara
Circulating CXCL-9, -10, and -11 Levels Improve the Discrimination of Risk Prediction Models for Left Ventricular Dysfunction
John Henry Dasinger
Postmenopausal Hypertension is Blunted Following Chronic Flutamide Treatment in Intrauterine Growth Restricted Female Rat
Dr. Frank Spradley
Melanocortin-4 Receptor (MC4R) Deficiency Promotes Increases in High Fat Diet-Induced Body- Weight Gain and Visceral Fat, but not Hypertension, During Pregnancy
Dr. Paula Warrington
Placental Ischemia Impairs Cerebral Blood Flow Autoregulation and Increases Blood-Brain Barrier Permeability in Pregnant Rats

UMMC-Physiology & Biophysics
04/01/2015No Seminar Experimental Biology 2015No Seminar
04/08/2015Dr. Nikolaos Frangogiannis Fibroblast-Extracellular Matrix Interactions in the Remodeling MyocardiumAlbert Einstein College of Medicine
04/15/2015 Dr. Babbette LaMarca and Dr. Michelle Owens 17-OrthoHydroxyprogesterone Caproate Supplementation: A Novel Therapeutic for the Management of Preeclampsia?UMMC- Obstetrics & Gynecology
04/22/2015Dr. Hiroe Toba Cardiovascular Research in Kyoto and UMMCUMMC-Physiology & Biophysics
04/29/2015Dr. D. Neil Granger Microvascular Responses to InflammationLouisiana State University Health Sciences Center
05/06/2015  Dr. Michael Griswold, Dr. Robert Hester, and Dr. Gail Megason The Ethics of AuthorshipUMMC-Biostatistics, Physiology & Biophysics, and Hematology/Oncology
05/13/2015 Dr. Friedrich Luft and Dr. Jens Marc TitzeMutations in PDE3A Cause Hypertension with Brachydactyly/ Salt Intake Influences Energy Metabolism in Unexpected WaysCharité Medical University of Berlin & Vanderbilt University
05/20/2015 Dr. Frank Spradley Increased Risk for Developing Preeclampsia in Obese Pregnancies: Weighing in on the Mechanisms UMMC-Physiology & Biophysics
05/27/2015Dr. Yonggang Ma Neutrophil Polarization Following Myocardial InfarctionUMMC-Physiology & Biophysics
06/03/2015 Dr. Jun Liao Cardiac Bioengineering: 3D Visualization of Myocardial Fiber Disruption, Biomechanical, Assessment of Scar ECM, and Patch Repairing Construct Mississippi State University
06/10/2015 Dr. Matthias Nahrendorf Innate Immune Cells in Cardiovascular DiseaseMassachusetts General Hospital
06/17/2015    No Seminar   No Seminar- Faculty MeetingNo Seminar
06/24/2015Dr. Daniel Lackland Assessing the Enigma of the SoutheastMedical University of South Carolina
07/01/2015 Dr. David Stec Bilirubin and Metabolic Disease: Novel Protective PathwayUMMC-Physiology & Biophysics
07/08/2015 Dr. J. Paula Warrington Placental Ischemia-induced Cerebrovascular Abnormalities: Role of Placental Factors UMMC-Physiology & Biophysics
07/15/2015 Dr. Suttira IntapadLow Birth Weight Predicts Higher Blood Pressure, But What is the Link?  UMMC-Physiology & Biophysics
07/22/2015 Dr. Adolfo Correa The Jackson Heart Study: An UpdateUMMC-Jackson Heart Study
07/29/2015 Dr. Jussara doCarmo Role of the Brain Melanocortin System in Regulating Appetite, Blood Pressure and Peripheral Glucose UtilizationUMMC-Physiology & Biophysics
08/05/2015Dr. James WilsonLarge-Scale Human Genetic Analysis: A Transition from Association to Causality UMMC-Physiology & Biophysics
08/12/2015Dr. Kristine DeLeon-Pennell Taking Oral Care to HeartUMMC-Physiology & Biophysics
08/19/2015Dr. Lique CoolenSex and Drugs: Risky BusinessUMMC-Physiology & Biophysics
08/26/2015Dr. Zhen WangInteraction of Hypertension and Diabetes in Progressive NephropathyUMMC-Physiology & Biophysics
09/02/2015 Dr. Drew PruettPatient-Specific Determinants of Response to Renal DenervationUMMC-Physiology & Biophysics
09/09/2015HBPR Seminar Practice Dr. Suttira Intapad, Dr. Omar Logue, Dr. Frank Spradley, Dr. Paula WarringtonUMMC-Physiology & Biophysics
09/16/2015 No SeminarCouncil for High Blood Pressure ResearchNo Seminar
09/23/2015Dr. Michael Brands Should We Still Care About Insulin in the Cardiovascular Realm?Georgia Regents University
09/30/2015 Dr. Radhika Pochampally Exosome Mediated Stromal Support of Mesenchymal Stem/Stromal Cells in Breast CancerUMMC-Biochemistry
10/07/2015Dr. Roger Cone New Sites and Modes of Melanocortin ActionVanderbilt University
10/14/2015  Dr. Carolina Dalmasso      Roles of Eicosanoids and Oxidative Stress in Mediating Hypertension in Female Animal ModelsUMMC-Physiology & Biophysics
10/21/2015 John Henry Dasinger Sex Differences in Cardiovascular Aging Following a Developmental InsultUMMC-Physiology & Biophysics 
10/28/2015 Dr. Chetan Patil Effect of Androgens in Male and Female RatsUMMC-Physiology & Biophysics
11/04/2015Dr. Fred EpsteinCardiac MRI in Mouse Models of Heart Disease University of Virginia
11/05/2015Dr. Michael Joyner Our Physiological FutureMayo Clinic
11/11/2015Dr. Yang Xia Transglutaminase, Autoimmunity, and PreeclampsiaUniversity of Texas Medical School at Houston
11/18/2015No SeminarAPS Sex & Gender ConferenceNo Seminar
11/25/2015 No SeminarThanksgiving HolidayNo Seminar
12/02/2015 Dr. Rodrigo MaranonEffects of Androgens on Obesity and Blood Pressure: Role of Melanocortin 4 Receptor   UMMC-Physiology & Biophysics
12/09/2015No Seminar        No Seminar
12/16/2015    Dr. Nicola AberdeinRole of PTP1B and SOCS3 in Modulating Metabolic and Cardiovascular Effects of Leptin  UMMC-Physiology & Biophysics
12/23/2015No SeminarChristmas HolidayNo Seminar
12/30/2015 No SeminarNew Year HolidayNo Seminar