Seminar Series 2013

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 10th
Richard Gilbert, MD, PhD
Professor of Medicine, Chief of Endocrinology, University of Toronto
“Cell-based therapy for chronic kidney disease”

February 7th
Sharon Anderson, MD
Professor of Medicine; Chief, Medical Service, Portland VAMC, OHSU
“Challenges in the hypertensive older person”

March 7th: no seminar

April 4th
Gail K. Adler, MD, PhD
Associate Professor of Medicine, Harvard Medical School
Associate Program Director, CTSI
Division of Endocrinology, Diabetes and Hypertension
“The adverse cardiovascular effects of aldosterone: Relevance to diabetes mellitus”

May 9th
Chris Wilcox, MD, PhD
Division Chief, Professor of Medicine
George E. Schreiner Chair of Nephrology
Director of the Hypertension, Kidney and Vascular Research Center
University of Florida
“Differential regulation of renal microvascular function by superoxide and hydrogen peroxide”

June 6th
Philip Scherer, PhD
Professor of Medicine; Director, Touchstone Diabetes Center
The University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas
“Adipocyte-derived factors: Impact on vasculature and the kidney”

Summer break

October 3rd
Arlene B Chapman, MD
Professor of Medicine, Nephrology, Emory University
“Advances in hypertension: Things that go BUMP in the night”

October 31st
Bernard Rossier, MD
Emeritus Professor of Pharmacology and Toxicology
University of Lausanne, Switzerland
“Genetic dissection of sodium and potassium transport along the aldosterone sensitive distal nephron”

December 12th
Karen Griffin, MD
Professor of Medicine, Division of Nephrology and Hypertension
Loyola University Chicago
“Updates in hypertension management and target organ injury”