Seminar Series

2017 Seminar Schedule

DateSpeakerSeminar TitleDepartment
1/4/2017 No SeminarNo SeminarNo Seminar
1/11/2017  Dr. Jun YoshiokaThe Emerging Role of Txnip in Cardiac Physiology and PathologyBrigham and Women's Hospital at Harvard University
1/18/2017  Dr. Lee BidwellTargeting sFlt-1 for Treatment of PreeclampsiaUMMC-Neurology
1/25/2017  Dr. Erin TaylorAutoimmunity in the Pathogenesis of HypertensionUMMC-Physiology & Biophysics 
2/1/2017 Dr. Brent Wagner  The Pathophysiology of Gadolinium-Associated Systemic FibrosisUniversity of Texas Health Sciences Center at San Antonio
2/8/2017 Dr. Romain Harmancey Role of the UCP3 in the Control of Systemic and Myocardial MetabolismUMMC-Physiology & Biophysics 
2/15/2017  Dr. Ji LiCardiac Sirtuin 1 Signaling Pathway in AgingUMMC-Physiology & Biophysics 
2/22/2017 Dr. Jeffrey OsbornThe African/Caribbean Green Monkey: Characterization of a Novel Translational Model of Hypertension, Renal and Cardiovascular DiseaseUniversity of Kentucky
3/1/2017  Dr. Gregory MortonRole of the Brain in Glycemic ControlUniversity of Washington
3/8/2017 Dr. David StecRole of Heme Oxygenase-1 in ObesityUMMC-Physiology & Biophysics 
3/15/2017  Dr. Dale AbelMetabolic Signaling and the Regulation of Myocardial AutophagyUniversity of Iowa
3/22/2017 Dr. Gerald ShulmanThe New Biology of Type 2 DiabetesYale University
3/29/2017 Dr. Mark Sussman Cardiac C-Kit Biology: Revealed to be RelevantSan Diego State University
4/5/2017 Dr. Joshua SpeedHigh Salt Intake as a Novel Risk Factor for ObesityUniversity of Alabama at Birmingham
4/12/2017  No Seminar Spring Faculty MeetingNo Seminar 
4/19/2017EB Practice Seminars EB Practice SeminarsUMMC-Physiology & Biophysics 
4/26/2017No SeminarExperimental BiologyNo Seminar 
5/3/2017   Dr. Kristin EdwardsNovel Membrane-Bound Effectors of Mitochondrial FunctionUMMC-Physiology & Biophysics 
5/10/2017      Dr. Merry LindseyExtracellular Matrix Roles in Cardiac Wound HealingUMMC-Physiology & Biophysics 
5/17/2017  Dr. Haiming Cao Regulation of Metabolic Homeostasis by Long Non-coding RNAsNHLBI
5/24/2017 Dr. Paula WarringtonMaternal and Perinatal Cerebrovascular Complications Following Placental IschemiaUMMC-Physiology & Biophysics 
5/31/2017  Dr. Barbara AlexanderLow Birth Weight and Chronic Health Across the LifespanUMMC-Physiology & Biophysics 
6/7/2017  Dr. Adolfo CorreaThe Jackson Heart Study: Recent HighlightsUMMC-Jackson Heart Study 
6/14/2017  Dr. Michael RyanAutoimmunity and its Link to Essential HypertensionUMMC-Physiology & Biophysics 
6/21/2017Dr. Heather DrummondRole of Degenerin Proteins in VSMCsUMMC-Physiology & Biophysics 
6/28/2017Dr. Eric GeorgePreeclampsia: Challenges and OpportunitiesUMMC-Physiology & Biophysics 
7/5/2017  No Seminar Independence Day HolidayNo Seminar 
7/12/2017  Dr. Robert Hester Mathematical Simulation of Integrative Technology: History and the FutureUMMC-Physiology & Biophysics 
7/19/2017   Dr. James WilsonNovel Approaches to High-Dimensional Data Analysis in the Jackson Heart StudyUMMC-Physiology & Biophysics 
7/26/2017  Dr. Kristine DeLeon Chronic Inflammation and the Heart: And the Beat Goes OnUMMC-Physiology & Biophysics 
8/2/2017  Dr. Alan MoutonAlcohol Abuse and Heart Failure: Impairments in Cardiac RemodelingUMMC-Physiology & Biophysics 
8/9/2017 Dr. Samuel AdeosunUsing CRISPR-Cas9 to Investigate the Role of Biliverdin Reductase-A in Renal LipotoxicityUMMC-Physiology & Biophysics 
8/16/2017 Dr. Yonggang Ma Biphasic Roles of MMP-28 Post-Myocardial InfarctionUMMC-Physiology & Biophysics 
8/23/2017 Dr. Suzanne Oparil My Road to Academic CardiologyUniversity of Alabama at Birmingham
8/30/2017Dr. Alejandro ChadeTherapeutic Angiogenesis for the Kidney: Can We?UMMC-Physiology & Biophysics 
9/6/2017  Council Practice Talks Practice SeminarsUMMC-Physiology & Biophysics 
9/13/2017 No Seminar Council for Hypertension ResearchNo Seminar 
9/20/2017  Dr. Zhen WangInteraction of Hypertension and Diabetes in Progressive NephropathyUMMC-Physiology & Biophysics 
9/27/2017 Dr. Drew PruettMechanisms of Variable Response in Renal DenervationUMMC-Physiology & Biophysics 
10/3/2017Dr. Sarah LindseyRole of Membrane-Initiated Estrogen Signaling in Arterial StiffnessTulane University
10/4/2017   Dr. Heddwen Brooks  Sex Differences in T Cell-Dependent Hypertension: Role of Menopause in Disease OnsetUniversity of Arizona
10/11/2017  Gwendolyn DavisBlood Pressure, Aging, and the IUGR Female RatUMMC-Physiology & Biophysics 
10/18/2017  Victoria WolfImmunosuppressive Therapy for the Treatment of Hypertension and Renal Injury in an Experimental Model of Autoimmune DiseaseUMMC-Physiology & Biophysics 
10/25/2017  Dr. Michael SoaresAdaptive Mechanisms Regulating Placental DevelopmentUniversity of Kansas Medical Center
11/1/2017Ashley NewsomeInvestigating the Effects of Secondary Insult  Aging, and Sex in the Developmental Programming of Chronic Kidney DiseasUMMC-Physiology & Biophysics 
11/06/2017Dr. Jean Pierre MontaniAssessment of Energy Metabolism:  A Historical PerspectiveUniversity of Fribourg
11/8/2017 Dr. Sam SenyoEngineering Tools to Study the Cardiac MicroenvironmentCase Western Reserve University
11/15/2017 Dr. Jeremy Duncan Role of Cytokines in Mediating Cerebrovascular Dysfunction in Response to Placental IschemiaUMMC-Physiology & Biophysics 
11/22/2017   No Seminar   ThanksgivingNo Seminar
11/29/2017  Dr. Sadia Ashraf Role of Nuclear Receptor NR4A2 in Myocardial RemodelingUMMC-Physiology & Biophysics 
12/6/2017 Dr. Kedryn Baskin Mediating Physiology: Complex Roles of Mediator in Heart and MuscleUT Southwestern
12/13/2017     Dr. Bhavisha BakraniaSoluble Guanylate Cyclase as a Target for the Treatment of PreeclampsiaUMMC-Physiology & Biophysics 
12/20/2017 Dr. John ClemmerImproving Hypertension Treatment with Computational ModelingUMMC-Physiology & Biophysics 
12/27/2017 No SeminarChristmasNo Seminar