Seminar Series 2012

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).

January 5th
Gary E. Striker, MD
Professor of Medicine at Mount Sinai in New York and Professor of Medicine and Surgery at the University of Miami School of Medicine
“Managing the Onset and complications of T1D and T2D, A New Paradigm”

February 2nd
Paul W. Sanders, MD
Professor of Medicine and Physiology & Biophysics, 
University of Alabama at Birmingham
“Effects of Dietary Sodium and Potassium on the Vasculature”

March 1st
Douglas R. Seals, PhD
College Professor of Distinction
Department of Integrative Physiology
University of Colorado
“Sodium Nitrite as a Treatment for Arterial Aging”

April 5th
Kathryn Sandberg, PhD
Professor of Medicine and Physiology,
Director, Center for Study of Sex Differences, 
Georgetown University Medical Center
“SeXX matters in T cell modulation of hypertension”

May 3rd
Ronald G. Victor, MD
Burns and Allen Chair in Cardiology Research
Director, Hypertension Center Associate 
Director, Cedars-Sinai Heart Institute 
Professor, Department of Medicine, 
The David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA
“Barber-Based Intervention to Control Hypertension in African-American Men (Can Barbers Cut Blood Pressure Too?)”

June 7th
Sarah Yuan, MD, PhD
Professor and Chair, Dept. of Molecular Pharmacology & Physiology 
Professor of Surgery
University of South Florida Morsani College of Medicine
“Endothelial Permeability in Vascular Inflammation and Atherosclerosis”

July 17th (note: Tuesday)
Richard Weisinger, PhD
Associate Professor
School of Psychological Science
La Trobe University
Victoria, Australia
“The Obesity Epidemic &Ndash; Is There a Sweet Solution to a Salty Problem?”

September 6th
Bonita Falkner, MD
Professor of Medicine and Pediatrics
Division of Nephrology
Thomas Jefferson University
“Evolution of Primary Hypertension Beginning in the Young”

October 4th
Bill Chillian, PhD
Professor and Chair, Department of Integrative Medical Sciences 
Northeastern Ohio Universities College of Medicine
Topic TBA

November 8th
Agnes Fogo, MD
John L. Shapiro Chair of Pathology
Professor of Pathology, Microbiology and Immunology
Department of Medicine and Pediatrics
Vanderbilt University
“Progression vs Potential for Regression in Chronic Kidney Disease”

December 13th
Jim Sowers, MD
Professor and Vice Chair of Medicine
University of Missouri, Dalton Cardiovascular Research Center
“Interactions of the RAAS and a Western Diet on Insulin Metabolic Actions”