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2017 Seminar Schedule

Seminars are held from noon-1 p.m. Wednesdays in CW308, and all students, faculty and staff are invited to attend. For more information, contact Courtney Graham in the Department of Physiology at (601) 984-1820.

1/11/2017Dr. Jun YoshiokaBrigham and Women's Hospital at Harvard UniversityThe Emerging Role of Txnip in Cardiac Physiology and Pathology
1/18/2017Dr. Lee BidwellUMMC - NeurologyTargeting sFlt-1 for Treatment of Preeclampsia
1/25/2017Dr. Erin TaylorUMMC - Physiology & BiophysicsAutoimmunity in the Pathogenesis of Hypertension
2/1/2017Dr. Brent WagnerUniversity of Texas Health Sciences Center at San AntonioThe Pathophysiology of Gadolinium-Associated Systemic Fibrosis
2/8/2017Dr. Romain HarmanceyUMMC- Physiology & BiophysicsRole of the UCP3 in the Control of Systemic and Myocardial Metabolism
2/15/2017Dr. Ji LiUMMC - Physiology & BiophysicsCardiac Sirtuin 1 Signaling Pathway in Aging
2/22/2017Dr. Jeffrey OsbornUniversity of KentuckyThe African/Caribbean Green Monkey: Characterization of a Novel Translational Model of Hypertension, Renal and Cardiovascular Disease 
3/1/2017Dr. Gregory MortonUniversity of WashingtonRole of the Brain in Glycemic Control
3/8/2017Dr. David StecUMMC - Physiology & BiophysicsRole of Heme Oxygenase-1 in Obesity
3/15/2017Dr. Dale AbelUniversity of IowaMetabolic Signaling and the Regulation of Myocardial Autophagy
3/22/2017Dr. Gerald ShulmanYale UniversityThe New Biology of Type 2 Diabetes
3/29/2017Dr. Mark SussmanSan Diego State UniversityCardiac C-Kit Biology: Revealed to be Relevant
4/5/2017Dr. Joshua SpeedUniversity of Alabama at BirminghamHigh Salt Intake as a Novel Risk Factor for Obesity
4/19/2017EB Practice SeminarsUMMC - Physiology & BiophysicsEB Practive Seminars
5/3/2017Dr. Kristin EdwardsUMMC - Physiology & BiophysicsNovel Membrane-Bound Effectors of Mitochondrial Function
5/10/2017Dr. Merry LindseyUMMC - Physiology & BiophysicsExtracellular Matrix Roles in Cardiac Wound Healing
5/17/2017Dr. Haiming CaoNHLBIRegulation of Metabolic Homeostasis by Long Non-coding RNAs
5/24/2017Dr. Paula WarringtonUMMC - Physiology & BiophysicsMaternal and Perinatal Cerebrovascular Complications Following Placental Ischemia
5/31/2017Dr. Barbara AlexanderUMMC - Physiology & BiophysicsLow Birth Weight and Chronic Health Across the Lifespan
6/7/2017Dr. Adolfo CorreaUMMC - Jackson Heart StudyThe Jackson Heart Study: Recent Highlights
6/14/2017Dr. Michael RyanUMMC - Physiology & BiophysicsAutoimmunity and its Link to Essential Hypertension
6/21/2017Dr. Heather DrummondUMMC - Physiology & BiophysicsRole of Degenerin Proteins in VSMCs
6/28/2017Dr. Eric GeorgeUMMC - Physiology & BiophysicsPreeclampsia: Challenges and Opportunities
7/12/2017Dr. Robert HesterUMMC - Physiology & BiophysicsMathematical Simulation of Integrative Technology: History and the Future
7/19/2017Dr. James WilsonUMMC - Physiology & BiophysicsNovel Approaches to High-Dimensional Data Analysis in the Jackson Heart Study
7/26/2017Dr. Kristine DeLeonUMMC - Physiology & BiophysicsChronic Inflammation and the Heart: And the Beat Goes On
8/2/2017Dr. Alan MoutonUMMC - Physiology & BiophysicsAlcohol Abuse and Heart Failure: Impairments in Cardiac Remodeling
8/9/2017Dr. Samuel AdeosunPostdoctoral Research Fellow
UMMC - Physiology & Biophysics
Using CRISPR-Cas9 to Investigate the Role of Biliverdin Reductase-A in Renal Lipotoxicity
8/16/2017Dr. Yonggang MaUMMC - Physiology & BiophysicsBiphasic Roles of MMP-28 Post-Myocardial Infarction
8/23/2017Dr. Suzanne OparilUniversity of Alabama at BirminghamMy Road to Academic Cardiology
8/30/2017Dr. Alejandro ChadeUMMC - Physiology & BiophysicsTherapeutic Angiogenesis for the Kidney: Can We?
9/6/2017Practice SeminarsUMMC - Physiology & BiophysicsPractice Seminars: Gwen Davis and Dr. Jussara do Carmo
9/20/2017Dr. Zhen WangUMMC - Physiology & BiophysicsInteraction of Hypertension and Diabetes in Progressive Nephropathy
9/27/2017Dr. Drew PruettUMMC - Physiology & BiophysicsMechanisms of Variable Response in Renal Denervation
10/3/2017Dr. Sarah LindseyTulane UniversityRole of Membrane-Initiated Estrogen Signaling in Arterial Stiffness
10/4/2017Dr. Heddwen BrooksUniversity of ArizonaSex Differences in T Cell-Dependent Hypertension: Role of Menopause in Disease Onset
10/11/2017Gwendolyn DavisUMMC - Physiology & BiophysicsBlood Pressure, Aging, and the IUGR Female Rat
10/18/2017Victoria WolfUMMC - Physiology & BiophysicsImmunosuppressive Therapy for the Treatment of Hypertension and Renal Injury in an Experimental Model of Autoimmune Disease
10/25/2017Dr. Michael SoaresUniversity of Kansas Medical CenterAdaptive Mechanisms Regulating Placental Development
11/1/2017Ashley NewsomeUMMC - Physiology & Biophysics
11/8/2017Dr. Kelvin EroUMMC - Physiology & Biophysics
11/15/2017Dr. Jeremy DuncanUMMC - Physiology & Biophysics
11/29/2017Dr. Mira JungUMMC - Physiology & Biophysics
12/6/2017Dr. Frank SpradleyUMMC - Physiology & Biophysics
12/13/2017Dr. Bhavisha BakraniaUMMC - Physiology & Biophysics
12/20/2017Dr. John ClemmerUMMC - Physiology & Biophysics