Seminar Series 2010

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 4th
Michael S. Goligorsky, MD, PhD
Professor of Medicine, Professor of Pharmacology and Director of the Renal Institute
New York Medical College, Valhalla, NY
Hypertension Series: “Deconstructing endothelial cell dysfunction”
Renal Grand Rounds: “Alarm signaling in renal injury and regeneration”
March 4th
Raymond C. Harris, MD
Professor in the Department of Medicine
Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Nashville, TN 
Hypertension Series: “Potential interactions of the intrarenal dopamine and COX-2 systems in renal physiology and pathophysiology”
Renal Grand Rounds: “What we know about inherited glomerulopathies”
April 1st
Peter F. Davies, PhD
Director, Institute for Medicine and Engineering
Robinette Foundation Professor of Cardiovascular Medicine
Professor of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine
Professor of Bioengineering
Director, Penn HHMI-NIBIB Interfaces Program in Biomedical Imaging
University of Pennsylvania Health System Institute for Medicine and Engineering 
Hypertension Series: “Hemodynamics and regional endothelial heterogeneity”
Exercise Physiology Series: “Endothelial mechanotransduction”
May 6th
Rulan Parekh, MD
Associate Professor, Department of Epidemiology, Dalla Lana School of Public Health, University of Toronto, Canada
Hypertension Series: “Race and ESRD: Discovery of MYH9”
Renal Grand Rounds: “Genetics of CKD and clinical implications”
June 3rd
Jane Reckelhoff
Director, Women’s Health Research, University of Mississippi Medical Center, Jackson, MS
Hypertension Series: “Sex differences in control of blood pressure”
July 8th
Richard Weisinger
Associate Professor, School of Psychological Science, La Trobe University, Victoria 3086, Australia
Adjunct Scientist, Southwest Foundation for Biomedical Research, San Antonio, Texas, USA
Hypertension Series: “ACEing obesity: antagonists of the renin-angiotensin system influence body composition and glucose tolerance”
Summer Break  (no seminars)
September 2nd (Note: Room C1-9)
David H. Ellison, MD
Professor of Medicine, Physiology and Pharmacology. 
Head of the Division of Nephrology and Hypertension Oregon Health and Science University, Portland, OR
Hypertension Series: “WNK Kinases: Central Players in a Kinase Network Regulating Sodium, Potassium, and Blood Pressure”
November 4th
Robert G. Weiss, MD
Clarence Doodeman Professor of Cardiology
Professor of Medicine and Radiology
Director, DW Reynolds Cardiovascular Research Center at Johns Hopkins
Baltimore, MD
Hypertension Series: “Altered cardiac ATP metabolism in hypertension, hypertrophy and heart failure”
December 9th
Peter Igarashi, MD
Professor of Pediatrics
Director of O’Brien Kidney Research Core Center
University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center
Dallas, TX
Hypertension Series: “Polycystic Kidney Disease: A Cardiorenal Ciliopathy”