Seminar Series 2014

Our seminars are usually held on the first Thursday of each month.

The meeting is held at noon in Room C1-7 of the Communicore (room may be subject to change).

February 6th
Allen W. Cowley, Jr., PhD
Professor and Chairman, Department of Physiology, Medical College of Wisconsin
“Genetics of salt-sensitive hypertension dissected in the Dahl salt-sensitive rat model”

March 6th
Alicia McDonough, PhD
Professor, USC Keck School of Medicine, Department of Cell and Neurobiology
“Integrated regulation of transporters along the nephron during hypertension maintains fluid and electrolyte homeostasis”

April 3rd
Kathryn Sandberg, PhD
Professor and Vice Chair of Research, Department of Medicine; Director, Center for the Study of Sex Differences in Health, Aging and Disease
Georgetown University, Washington, DC
“A new mechanism of angiotensin receptor regulation of blood pressure”

No seminar

June 5th
Cynthia J. Meininger, PhD
Professor, Medical Physiology; Director, Division of Vascular Biology; Director, Graduate Studies
Temple Campus, Texas A&M University, College Station, TX
“Fighting vascular complications of diabetes by modulating tetrahydrobiopterin levels in endothelial cells”

September 18th
Barry I. Freedman, MD
Department of Internal Medicine, Nephrology,
Wake Forest School of Medicine, Winston-Salem, NC
“Population ancestry and susceptibility to diabetes mellitus and CVD”

October 9th
L. Gabriel Navar, PhD
Chair, Department of Physiology; Director, Center of Biomedical Research, Excellence in Hypertension and Renal Biology
Tulane University, New Orleans, LA
“Mechanisms of intrarenal angiotensin II augmentation in hypertension”

No seminar

December 11th
Frans H. H. Leenen, MD, PhD
Professor of Medicine & Pharmacology; Director, Hypertension Unit
University of Ottawa
“Central mechanisms contributing to Ang II and salt-induced hypertension”