Seminar Series 2008

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 3rd
Dr. Dave Warnock
Professor of Medicine and Physiology,
School of Medicine, University of Alabama, Birmingham
“Proteinuria, hypertension and CKD: Fabry disease, an exception that proves the point”
February 7th
Dr. Douglas Eaton
Distinguished Professor and Chair of Physiology and Professor of Pediatrics,
Emory University Medical School
“Direct activation of the IGF-1 receptor by aldosterone”
March 6th
Dr. Joey Granger
Distinguished Professor of Physiology and Medicine
University of Mississippi Medical School
“Role of endothelin in the regulation of sodium excretion and in salt-sensitive hypertension”
April 10th
Dr. Daniel Fieg
Renal Section, Department of Pediatrics
Baylor College of Medicine
“Uric acid as a trigger for early onset essential hypertension”
May 1st
Dr. Arlene Chapman
Professor of Medicine, 
Emory University School of Medicine
“Hypertension, are we getting closer to Personalized Medicine?”
June 5th
Dr. Kent Thornburg
Professor of Medicine
Division of Cardiovascular Medicine, 
Oregon Health Sciences University
“Integration of growth messages in the fetal heart”

Summer Break

September 4th
Dr. Richard J. Johnson
Professor and Chief, Division of Nephrology, Hypertension and Renal Transplant
University of Florida College of Medicine
“Could subtle renal injury play a role in salt-sensitive hypertension?”
October 2nd
Dr. Willa Hsueh
Professor of Medicine
Chief, Endocrinology, Diabetes and Hypertension, 
UCLA
“The Fat Cell: A Source of the Metabolic Syndrome”
November 13th
Dr. Ananth Karumanchi
Division of Nephrology, Department of Medicine, Beth Israel, Boston
“Novel Therapeutic Approaches for Preeclampsia”
December 11th
Dr. Robert Carey
David A. Harrison III Distinguished Professor of Medicine and Dean Emeritus,
Division of Endocrinology and Metabolism, 
University of Virginia, Charlottesville, VA 
“Role of the AT2 receptor in cardiovascular and renal function”