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Speaker Institute Title Host/Sponsor
1/26/2018 Daniel S. Ory, MD Washington University School of Medicine “Cholesterol: Striking the Balance” Ryan Temel, PhD
2/2/2018 Healthy Heart for Women 2018 Healthy Heart for Women 2018 Healthy Heart for Women 2018
2/9/2018 Scott Anthony LeMaire, MD and Hu Ying Shen, MD, PhD Baylor University College of Medicine "Thoracic Aortic Disease: What Factors Promote Aortic Wall Destruction?" Alan Daugherty, PhD, DSc
2/16/2018 Valentina Kon, MD Vanderbilt University "Urinary Lipoproteins Regulate the Renal Lymphatic Network" Hong Lu, MD, PhD
2/23/2018 Hong Wang, MD, PhD, EMBA Temple University "DNA hypomethylation-mediated endothelial Injury and monocyte differentiation" Changcheng Zhou, PhD
3/2/2018 Laurie Kilpatrick, PhD Temple University "Protein Kinase C and Control of Inflammation in Sepsis" Xiangan Li, PhD
3/9/2018 Yabing Chen, PhD University of Alabama at Birmingham "Vascular Calcification and Stiffness: Basic Mechanisms and Translational Potential" Hong Lu, MD, PhD and Alan Daugherty, PhD, DSc
3/16/2018 No Lecture-University of Kentucky Spring Break No Lecture-University of Kentucky Spring Break
3/23/2018 Alan T. Remaley, MD, PhD National Institutes of Health "ApoC-II Mimetic Peptides for ApoC-II Deficiency and Other Causes of Hypertriglyceridemia" Xiangan Li, PhD
3/30/2018 Alan E. Mast, MD, PhD Blood Center of Wisconsin "TFPI and FV in Bleeding and Clotting Disorders" Jeremy Wood, PhD
4/6/2018 No Lecture-Fayette County Spring Break No Lecture-Fayette County Spring Break
4/13/2018 Bo Liu, PhD University of Wisconsin Thrombospondin-1, Inflammations and Aortic Aneurysms Nancy Webb, PhD and Ming Gong, MD, PhD
4/20/2018 Ming Gong, PhD University of Kentucky Disrupted Circadian Rhythms of Blood Pressure and Vascular Function in Diabetes Alan Daugherty, PhD, DSc
4/27/2018 Gia Mudd-Martin, PhD, MPH, RN and Apostolos "Paul" Psychogios, MD, FACMGG University of Kentucky "Cardiovascular Genetics in the Era of Precision Medicine" Susan Smyth, MD, PhD
5/4/2018 Camille Immanuel, PhD University of Kentucky "Deficiency of the two-pore domain K+ channel TREK1 alters inflammasome activity in the alveolar macrophage" Chris Waters, PhD
5/18/2018 John Curci, MD Vanderbilt University “The Ongoing Quest for Biologic Modifiers of the Human Aortic Aneurysm" Nancy Webb, PhD
9/14/2018 Hind Lal, PhD Vanderbilt University Novel Mechanism of Cardiac Function and Dysfunction Ahmed Abdel-Latif, MD, PhD
9/21/2018 21st Annual Cardiovascular Research Day 21st Annual Cardiovascular Research Day
9/28/2018 Mark E. Lindsay, MD, PhD Harvard Medical School Hereditary Aortic Disease: Utilizing Genetics to uncover Pathogenesis Mary Sheppard, MD
10/5/2018 NO Seminar - Fayette County Fall Break NO Seminar
10/12/2018 Brian O'Rourke, PhD Johns Hopkins Medicine Mitochondrial Calcium and ROS in Heart Failure and Sudden Cardiac Death Sanda Despa, PhD
10/19/2018 Crystal Ripplinger, PhD UC Davis The nervous heart: Insights into autonomic-mediated arrhythmias Ken Campbell, PhD
10/26/2018 Xianzhong Meng, MD, PhD University of Colorado Denver Toll-like receptors and their endogenous activators in heart valve calcification Xiangan Li, PhD
11/2/2018 Nicholas J. Leeper, MD Stanford University “Emerging Aspects of Efferocytosis in Cardiovascular Disease” Mary Sheppard, MD
11/30/2018 A. Phillip Owens III, PhD University of Cincinnati The Evolving Role of Protease-activated Receptors in Cardiovascular Disease Hong Lu, MD, PhD
12/7/2018 Dan Rudic, PhD and MPhil Medical College of Georgia Cardiovascular Functions of the Circadian Clock Ming Gong, PhD
Speaker Institute Title Host/Sponsor
1/13/2017 Jeremy P. Wood, PhD Blood Research Institute Blood Center of Wisconsin The Regulation of Blood Coagulation by TFPIα Susan Smyth, MD, PhD
1/27/2017 Jacqueline Saw, MD University of British Columbia "Update on Spontaneous Coronary Artery Dissection" Paul Anaya, MD, PhD
2/3/2017 Samithamby Jeyaseelan, PhD Louisiana State University "Innate Immune Mechanisms in Pneumonia and Sepsis " Xiangan Li, PhD
2/10/2017 Stella Aslibekyan, PhD UAB School of Public Health "Integrative -Omics Analysis of Lipids in a Population-Based Study" Gregory Graf, PhD
2/17/2017 Puja K. Mehta, MD Emory University School of Medicine "Women and Heart Disease: Coronary Microvascular Dysfunction" Paul Anaya MD, PhD
2/24/2017 Jeffrey S. Berger, MD, MS, FAHA, FACC New York University School of Medicine “Stable Ischemic Heart Disease and the Role of Revascularization” David Booth, MD
3/3/2017 NO Cardiovascular Seminar Series NO Cardiovascular Seminar Series
3/10/2017 Antonio De Maio, PhD UC San Diego “Early Intervention for Sepsis Resolution. A Contribution from Experimental Animal Models.” Xiang-An Li, PhD
3/17/2017 No Lecture-University of Kentucky Spring Break No Lecture-University of Kentucky Spring Break
3/24/2017 Kathleen Martin, PhD Yale School of Medicine “mTORC1 & rapamycin in vascular smooth muscle: old dog, new tricks” Greg Graf, PhD
3/31/2017 Eugene S. Lee, MD, PhD University of California, Davis "The management of small abdominal aortic aneurysms" Zhenheng Guo, PhD
4/7/2017 No Lecture-Fayette County Spring Break No Lecture-Fayette County Spring Break
4/14/2017 Carlos Fernandez-Hernando Yale School of Medicine "Lipid metabolism and atherosclerosis: Novel insights into plaque formation" Gregory Graf, PhD
4/21/2017 Danielle Dean, PhD Vanderbilt University Medical Center "Nutrient Regulation of Pancreatic Islet Cell Proliferation" Ryan Temel, PhD
5/12/2017 Camilla Ferreira Wenceslau, Ph.D. Augusta University "Mitochondrial N-formyl peptides induce cardiovascular collapse and sepsis-like syndrome" Alan Daugherty, PhD, DSc
5/19/2017 Donald Bers, PhD University of California Davis "Calmodulin and CaMKII signaling in cardiac myocytes" Sanda Despa, PhD
9/15/2017 Raj Janardhanan, MD University of Arizona “Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy: Lessons Learned from Advances in Imaging” Vincent Sorrell, MD
9/22/2017 MacRae F. Linton, MD Vanderbilt University "Macrophage Apoptosis in Atherosclerosis: A Matter of Life and Death" Gregory Graf, PhD
9/29/2017 Alison Kohan, PhD University of Connecticut "ApoC-III: at the intersection of chylomicron synthesis and intestinal immune function" Ryan Temel, PhD
10/6/2017 Alan Dardik, MD, PhD Yale School of Medicine "How do veins adapt to the arterial environment?" Alan Daugherty, PhD, DSc
10/13/2017 Chuanfu Li, MD, MS East Tennessee State University “Toll-Like Receptors, New players for myocardial ischemia/reperfusion injury” Xiangan Li, PhD
10/20/2017 Haichao Wang, PhD Feinstein Institute for Medical Research "Regulation and Pharmacological Modulation of HMGB1 Release in Experimental Sepsis" Zhenyu Li, PhD
10/27/2017 David Y. Hui, PhD University of Cincinnati “ApoE Receptor-2: Much more than a lipoprotein receptor in cardiovascular protection” Hong Lu, MD, PhD
11/3/2017 20th Annual Cardiovascular Research Day Cardiovascular Research Day 2017 Gill Heart Institute Cardiovascular Research Center
11/10/2017 Karin Hoffmeister, MD Blood Center of Wisconsin “Regulating billions of Platelets: The Role of Glycans in Platelet Clearance and Production" Zhenyu Li, MD, PhD
11/17/2017 Alan C. Braverman, MD Washington University School of Medicine "Marfan Syndrome and Related Aneurysm Disorders: 25 years and Still Learning!" Mary B. Sheppard, MD
11/24/2017 NO Seminar-Thanksgiving Break NO Seminar-Thanksgiving Break
12/1/2017 Brian Finck, PhD Washington University School of Medicine "Standing on the shoulders of giants to study intermediary metabolism" Gregory Graf, PhD
12/8/2017 Catherine Granger, PhD University of Melbourne "Maximizing Physical Activity in Lung Cancer Survivors" Gretchen Wells, MD, PhD and Susan Smyth, MD, PhD
12/15/2017 Hanrui Zhang, MB, PhD Columbia University "Linking human macrophage biology to cardiometabolic diseases: functional genomics integrating iPS cells and CRISPR technologies" Alan Daugherty, PhD, DSc
Speaker Institute Title Host/Sponsor
1/22/2016 Cancelled - Alan Morrison, MD Yale University Immune-mediated Mechanisms of Atherosclerotic Calcification; Identifying Targets for Novel Therapeutic Approaches Susan Smyth, MD, PhD
1/29/2016 Elizabeth Tarling, PhD UCLA “Out with the old and in with the new: Regulation of Cholesterol Homeostasis” Alan Daugherty, PhD, DSc
2/5/2016 Brian Bennett, PhD University of North Carolina Modeling the Genetic Architecture of Atherosclerosis in Mice Alan Daugherty, PhD, DSc
2/17/2016 Mitchel Stacy, PhD Yale University "Non-Invasive Assessment of Skeletal Muscle Physiology and Vascular Remodeling Using Multi-Modality Imaging” Alan Daugherty, PhD, DSc
2/19/2016 Lijun Xia, MD, PhD University of Oklahoma Podoplanin and its platelet CLEC-2 receptor in blood and vascular integrity Alan Daugherty, PhD, DSc
2/26/2016 Thomas Vallim, PhD UCLA "Transcriptional and Post-transcriptional Regulation of Cholesterol Catabolism" Alan Daugherty, PhD, DSc
3/4/2016 Julio Chirinos, MD, PhD University of Pennsylvania "Targeting the Nitrate-Nitrite-NO Pathway to Improve Arterial Dysfunction in Heart Failure with Ejection Fraction" Paul Anaya, MD, PhD
3/11/2016 Kristina I. Boström MD, PhD Division of Cardiology, UCLA "The Remarkable Plasticity of Adipocyte-Derived Stem Cells (DFAT Cells)" Gregory Graf, PhD
3/18/2016 Ernest Garcia, PhD Emory University Effect of recent advances in nuclear cardiology on clinical practice Paul Anaya, MD, PhD, Elizabeth Oates, MD
3/25/2016 Anna Schwendeman, PhD University of Michigan "Design and development of synthetic HDL nanomedicines” Vincent Venditto, PhD
4/1/2016 David Dichek, MD University of Washington "Smooth Muscle TGF-Beta Signaling in Aortic Homeostasis and Disease: Implications for Human Therapies" Alan Daugherty, PhD, DSc, and Hong Lu, MD, PhD
4/8/2016 Loren Hiratzka, MD TriHealth Heart Institute "The Thoracic Aortic Disease Practice Guideline: Bringing Science, Clinical Experience and Intuition Together" Alan Daugherty, PhD, DSc
4/15/2016 Evan Scott, PhD McCormick School of Engineering and Applied Science, Northwestern University “Multimodal self-assembled theranostic nanomaterials for the detection and treatment of atherosclerosis” Moriel Vandsburger, PhD
4/22/2016 Matthias Nahrendorf, MD, PhD Harvard University Inflammatory Pathways in Ischemic Heart Disease Hong Lu, PhD
4/29/2016 Robert Flaumenhaft, MD, PhD Harvard University "Protein disulfide isomerase as an antithrombotic target" Sydney Whiteheart, PhD
5/6/2016 Heinrich Taegtmeyer, MD The University of Texas Health Center at Houston Cancelled - More Friend than Foe: Insulin Resistance Protects the Heart Florin Despa, PhD and Sanda Despa, PhD
5/13/2016 Kathleen A. Martin, PhD Yale School of Medicine “mTORC1 & rapamycin in vascular smooth muscle: old dog, new tricks” Gregory Graf, PhD
9/9/2016 Wei Chao, MD, PhD University of Maryland School of Medicine “Extracellular RNA: A proinflammatory mediator and its potential role in I/R injury” Xiangan Li, PhD
9/16/2016 Donna Arnett, PhD University of Kentucky “Updates on the Genetics of Hypertension Induced LVH” Alan Daugherty, PhD, DSc
9/23/2016 Lorrel Brown, MD University of Louisville "Cardiac Arrest: Can we improve outcomes through education?" Susan Smyth, MD, PhD
9/30/2016 Scott M. Gordon, PhD National Institutes of Health “The HDL Proteome: Influence on Lipoprotein Function and Correlation with Disease” Nancy Webb, PhD
10/7/2016 Marc Penn, MD, PhD Summa Cardiovascular Institute “Regenerative Therapies to Prevent and Treat Cardiac Dysfunction” Paul Anaya, MD, PhD
10/14/2016 Sarah Cohen, PhD National Institutes of Health "Imaging approaches for studying organelle dynamics and lipid trafficking" Gregory Graf, PhD
10/21/2016 Masanori Aikawa, MD, PhD Harvard Medical School "Exploring novel regulators of macrophage activation in vascular disease" Hong Lu, MD, PhD
10/28/2016 Rebecca A. Haeusler, PhD Columbia University "Hepatic FoxO regulation of cholesterol metabolism" Ryan Temel, PhD
11/4/2016 19th Annual Cardiovascular Research Day Gill Heart Institute Cardiovascular Research Center
11/11/2016 Jorge DiPaola, MD University of Colorado "Genomic Approaches to Disorders of Platelets and Von Willebrand Factor" Zhenyu Li, PhD
11/18/2016 Joshua Muia, PhD Washington University School of Medicine "Regulation of the Antithrombotic Metalloprotease ADAMTS13" Zhenyu Li, PhD
12/2/2016 Philip Gordts, PhD UC San Diego "Understanding the impact of ApoC-III on cardiovascular risk" Ryan Temel, PhD
12/9/2016 Anders M. Näär, PhD Harvard Medical School and Massachusetts General Hospital Cancer Center "Transcriptional and MicroRNA Circuits Controlling Cholesterol/Lipids and Metabolism" Changcheng Zhou, PhD

 

DATE SPEAKER INSTITUTE TITLE HOST/SPONSOR
Spring Semester 2015
1/30/2015 Rinku Majumder, PhD University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill "A Novel Regulatory Role of Protein S in Blood Coagulation" Susan Smyth, MD, PhD
2/6/2015 Barry Borlaug, MD Mayo Clinic “Heart Failure with Preserved Ejection Fraction” Paul Anaya, MD, PhD
2/13/2015 Russell DeBose Boyd, PhD UT Southwestern Medical School "Sterol and Nonsterol Signals Regulating Degradation of HMG CoA Reductase" Greg Graf, PhD and Ryan Temel, PhD
2/20/2015 Heinrich Taegtmeyer, M.D. The University of Texas Health Center at Houston Cancelled - "More Friend than Foe: Insulin Resistance Protects the Heart" Florin Despa, Ph.D.
2/27/2015 Lior Gepstein, MD, PhD Israel Institute of Technology "Human Pluripotent Stem Cells for Modeling and Treating Cardiac Disease" Moriel Vandsburger, PhD
3/6/2015 Bruce Lytle, MD The Cleveland Clinic "How Coronary Bypass Surgery Created the Modern World" Sibu Saha, MD, MBA and Victor A. Ferraris, MD, PhD
3/13/2015 Edward Fisher, MD, PhD New York University "The Many Guises of Macrophages in Atherosclerosis" Alan Daugherty, PhD, DSc
3/20/2015 Rashmi Sood, PhD Medical College of Wisconsin "Of Mice and Women: How coagulation abnormalities affect placental function" Susan Smyth, MD, PhD
3/27/2015 Iris Jaffe, MD, PhD Tufts Medical Center "New Roles for Smooth Muscle Cell Mineralocorticoid Receptors in Vascular Function and Disease" Ming Gong, PhD
4/3/2015 John Gorcsan, III, MD University of Pittsburgh "Rethinking The Mechanics of Heart Failure and Resynchronization Therapy" Vince Sorrell, MD
4/7/2015 Arvind Pathak, PhD The Johns Hopkins University "Imaging the Tumor Vasculome" Moriel Vandsburger, PhD
4/10/2015 Platelet Colloquium at Gratz Park Inn   No Seminar  
4/17/2015 Chieko Mineo, Ph.D. UT Southwestern Medical Center at Dallas "Recent Surprises about HDL: Is the Good Form of Cholesterol Actually Great?" Xiang-An Li, Ph.D.
4/24/2015 Beth Pruitt, PhD Stanford University "Mechanobiology of Human PSC-derived Cardiomyocytes" Ken Campbell, PhD
5/1/2015 Dalane Kitzman, MD Wake Forest University "A Novel Approach to Improving Outcomes in Elderly Patients with Acute Decompensated Heart Failure" Paul Anaya, MD, PhD
Fall Semester 2015
9/11/2015 Angela Taylor, MD University of Virginia "Novel Mechanisms of Atherosclerosis: making the leap from mouse to man" Kenneth Campbell, PhD
9/25/2015 Michael Holinstat, PhD University of Michigan "Oxygenase Regulation of Platelets and Thrombotic risk" Zhenyu Li, PhD
10/2/2015 No Seminar. Join us at LCC for Cardiovascular Research Day   18th Annual Cardiovascular Research Day  
10/9/2015 Karen Reue, PhD UCLA "Lipin proteins: unexpected roles in lipid homeostasis in diverse tissues" Gregory Graf, PhD
10/16/2015 Praveen Sethupathy, PhD University of North Carolina "The macro-influence of micro-RNAs: from intestine to liver and from microbiota to diet" Ryan Temel, PhD
10/23/2015 Jeffrey Holmes, MD, PhD University of Virginia "Multi-Scale Modeling of Healing Myocardial Infarcts: Counterintuitive Predictions for Improving Post-Infarction Function" Moriel Vandsburger, PhD
10/30/2015 No Seminar No Seminar No Seminar No Seminar
11/6/2015 Shiyou Chen, PhD, DVM University of Georgia "Dedicator of cytokinesis 2 in vascular remodeling and abdominal aortic aneurysm formation" Xiangan Li, PhD
11/13/2015 Ahmed Abdel-Latif, MD, PhD University of Kentucky TBD Alan Daugherty, PhD, DSc
11/20/2015 DeLisa Fairweather, PhD The Johns Hopkins University TBD Xiangan Li, PhD
12/4/2015 Pamela Douglas, MD Duke University "Imaging for Coronary Artery Disease: Evaluating the Evidence" Susan Smyth, MD, PhD and Vince Sorrell, MD
12/11/2015
    TBD  

Spring Semester 2014

01/31/14 Steven Farber, Ph.D. Carnegie Institution for Science “Live imaging of subcellular lipid transport and storage using larval zebrafish: A study with guts” Gregory Graf
02/07/14 Eugene Chung, M.D. The Ohio Heart and Vascular Center

"Innovative therapies for advanced heart failure: beyond drug therapy"

Ahmed Abdel Latif
02/14/14 Sangderk Lee, Ph.D. University of Kentucky “Role of oxidized phospholipids in the development of atherosclerosis” Alan Daugherty
02/21/14 Lijun Xia, M.D., Ph.D. University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center "Podoplanin maintains high endothelial venule integrity by interacting with platelet CLEC-2" Andrew Morris
02/28/14 Olivier Kocher, M.D., Ph.D. Harvard Medical School "Role of the HDL receptor's adaptor protein PDZK1 in atherosclerosis and lipid metabolism" Deneys van der Westhuyzen
03/07/14 Florin Despa, Ph.D. University of Kentucky “Hyperamylinemia, a novel therapeutic target in cardiovascular disease” Alan Daugherty
03/14/14 Deborah French, Ph.D. The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia "Disease modeling using induced pluripotent stem cells" Susan Smyth
03/21/14 UK Spring Break         
03/28/14 Linda Peterson, M.D. Washington University "In Search of the Sorcerer's Stone for Obesity-related Heart Failure" Florin Despa
04/04/14 Fayette County Spring Break      
04/11/14

John Stafford, M.D., Ph.D.

Vanderbilt University "Gender, HDL and Obesity-Associated Cardiovascular Risk" Gregory Graf
04/18/14 John Jefferies, M.D. The Heart Institute at Cincinnati Children's Hospital   Paul Anaya 
04/25/14 Ryan Temel, Ph.D. University of Kentucky    Alan Daugherty
05/02/14 Andrew Weyrich, Ph.D. The University of Utah   Susan Smyth and
The Students of Biochemistry


Fall Semester 2014

9/19/2014 M. Mahmood Hussain, Ph.D. SUNY Downstate Medical Center Molecular mechanisms and regulation of intestinal lipid absorption Ryan Temel, Ph.D.
9/26/2014     Cancelled  
10/3/2014 Brandon Fornwalt, MD, PhD University of Kentucky "MRI of Cardiac Motion and Mechanics in Pediatric and Adult Congenital Heart Disease" Alan Daugherty, PhD, DSc
10/10/2014 Prabha Nagareddy, PhD University of Kentucky "Mechanisms of Myelopoeisis in Diabetes and Cardiovascular Disease"  Alan Daugherty, PhD, DSc
10/17/2014 Cardiovascular Research Day       
10/24/2014 Katherine Thompson, PhD University of Kentucky Detecting genetic differences connected to variation in cardiovascular disease among patients Greg Graf, PhD
10/31/2014 Christopher Mack, Ph.D. UNC Chapel Hill Epigenetic regulation of smooth muscle cell phenotype  Ming Gong, Ph.D.
11/7/2014 Burns Blaxall, Ph.D. Cincinnati Children's Hospital and UC New approaches to an old disease: therapeutic discovery for heart failure  John Satin, Ph.D.
11/14/2014 David Vorp, Ph.D. University of Pittsburgh Biomechanics and Pathophysiology of Aortic Aneurysm  Chris Haggarty, Ph.D.
11/21/2014 Raffaele de Caterina Università degli Studi G d'Annunzio Chieti e Pescara Cancelled - “Mechanisms of vascular disease in diabetes”  Susan Smyth, MD, PhD
11/28/2014
Thanksgiving Holiday      

Spring Semester 2013

01/18/13 Annarosa Leri, MD Harvard Medical School "Cardiac Stem Cell Niches" Paul Anaya
01/25/13 Dennis Bruemmer, MD, PhD University of Kentucky "Telomerase in Cardiovascular Disease: From Telomeres to Epigenetics" Alan Daugherty
02/01/13 Canceled due to weather      
02/8/13 Preetha Shridas, PhD University of Kentucky "Recent insights into (unexpected) functions of Group X secretory phospholipase A2" Nancy Webb
02/15/13 Mark E. Anderson, MD, PhD University of Iowa "CaMKII can make the heart sick, go too fast or too slow" Paul Anaya
02/22/13 Ira Schulman, PhD University of Virginia "Regulation of Lipid Metabolism and Atherosclerosis by Liver X Receptors" Nancy Webb
03/01/13 LiWu Li, PhD Virginia Polytechnic Institute "Skewing of innate immunity during low grade chronic inflammation" Xiangan Li
03/08/13 Linda McAllister-Lucas, MD, PhD and Peter Lucas, MD, PhD University of Pittsburg "From Lymphoma to Atheroma: pathologic signaling through the CBM signalosome" Alan Daugherty andLisa Cassis
03/15/13 No Seminar - UK Spring Break      
03/22/13 Gordon Ewy, MD University of Arizona "Cardiocerebral Resuscitation: A New Approach to Primary Cardiac Arrest that Improves Survival." Paul Anaya
03/29/13 Bradley Fleenor, PhD University of Kentucky "Perivascular adipose in large artery stiffness". Alan Daugherty
04/05/13 No Seminar - Fayette County Schools Spring Break      
04/12/13 BPC 170 Venkat Subramanian, PhD University of Kentucky "Role of Calpain in Aortic Aneurysms" Alan Daugherty
04/19/13 Kasey Vickers, PhD Vanderbilt University "Mechanisms and Consequences of HDL microRNA Communication" Gregory Graf
04/26/13 John Ikonomidis, MD, PhD Medical University of South Carolina  "Translational Research in Thoracic Aortic Aneurysm Disease" Alan Daugherty
05/10/13 Jennifer L. Hall, PhD Lillehei Heart Institute "The Potential Role of Heparan Sulfate Proteoglycans in Arterial Remodeling and Function" Paul Anaya
05/17/13 Ken Tegtmeyer, MD University of Cincinnati Children's Hospital Resuscitation Science Update: Faster! Deeper! Longer?  Alison Bailey

Fall Semester 2013

9/6 Thomas Whayne, MD, PhD University of Kentucky “Cardiovascular Medicine and Physiology at High Altitude" Paul Anaya
9/13 Robert G. Matheny, MD CorMatrix Cardiovascular "Regenerating Cardiovascular Tissue" Paul Anaya
9/20 Simon Robson, MD, PhD Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center "Purinergic signaling in vascular inflammation and atherosclerosis"  Xiangan Li
9/27 David Stepp, PhD Georgia Regents University "Metabolic Determinants of Cardiovascular Disease in Obesity" Lisa Cassis
10/4 Moriel Vandsburger, PhD University of Kentucky "Translational Magnetic Resonance Imaging of the Diseased Heart: Focus on Flow and Fibrosis" Dennis Bruemmer
10/11 Cardiovascular Research Day      
10/18 Xiao-feng Yang, MD, PhD Temple University "Immune aspects of vascular inflammation and atherosclerosis" Xiangan Li
10/25 Michael Tranter, PhD University of Cincinnati "Alternative polyadenylation as a mediator of cardiac gene expression" Robert N. Helsley
11/1 Sanda Despa, PhD The University of Kentucky "Cardiac electrical remodeling in ankyrin-B loss-of-function" Alan Daugherty
11/8 Dai Yamanouchi, MD, PhD University of Wisconsin "Role of balanced mineralization in aortic disease" Eric Endean
11/15 Habib Samady, MD Emory University “Comprehensive Assessment of Anatomy and Physiology in the Cath Lab” Khaled Ziada
11/22 Jim Otvos, PhD LipoScience, Inc./NC State University What "Bad" and "Good" Cholesterol Don't Tell Us About LDL and HDL, and Why It Matters Clinically" Alan Daugherty
12/6 Mark Majesky, PhD University of Washington "Development and Diversity of Vascular Smooth Muscle" Robert N. Helsley andChangcheng Zhou
12/13
Alfred L. George, Jr., MD Vanderbilt University "Molecular genetics of sudden cardiac death in early life" Jon Satin


Spring Semester 2012

01/20/12 Craig Vander Kooi, PhD University of Kentucky "Function and Regulation of Neuropilin in the Vasculature" Sidney Whiteheart
01/27/12 Jeffrey Talbert, PhD Todd Johnson, PhD University of Kentucky "Biomedical Informatics Resources for Translational Research: Developing a Tool to Predict 30-day All Cause Readmission"  Greg Graf
02/03/12 Erhe Gao, MD, PhD Thomas Jefferson University “A novel and efficient model of coronary artery ligation and myocardial infarction in mouse” Ahmed Abdel-Latif
02/03/12 CTW 415 Noon-1 Special Seminar - Mohan Raizada, PhD University of Florida “Microglia and Dysfunctional Neural-peripheral Communication in Neurogenic Hypertension: a Paradigm Shift” Fredrick C de Beer
02/10/12 Zoltan Ungvari, MD, PhD University of Oklahoma "Vascular oxidative stress and inflammation in aging" Dennis Bruemmer
02/17/12 Alan Daugherty, PhD, DSc University of Kentucky “Complexities of the renin angiotensin system in atherosclerosis” Dennis Bruemmer
02/24/12 Theresa Lu, MD, PhD Hospital for Special Surgery  "Immune Cells and the Regulation of Vascular-Stromal Growth and Function in Lymph Nodes" Xiang-An Li
03/02/12 Elizabeth Schroder, PhD University of Kentucky "The Clock and the Heart:  an 'Exciting' Tale" Ming Gong
03/09/12 Alvin H. Schmaier, MD Case Western Reserve University Prolylcarboxypeptidase and Vascular Well-Being Zhenyu Li and Susan Smyth
03/16/12 No Seminar - UK Spring Break      
03/23/12 Wolfgang Bergmeier, PhD University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill "Platelet activation in health and disease: a Rap-sody in cell biology" Zhenyu Li, Susan Smyth and Sidney Whiteheart
03/30/12 Emilia Galperin, PhD University of Kentucky “MAPK signaling and EGFR endocytosis: molecular cross-talk” Andrew Morris
04/06/12 No Seminar - Fayette County Spring Break      
04/13/12 Gail K. Adler, MD, PhD Brigham and Women's Hospital "Impact of Aldosterone on Cardiovascular Disease:  Relevance to Metabolic Syndrome and Diabetes" Ming Gong
04/20/12 No Seminar - ATVB Conference      
04/27/12 Satoru Eguchi, MD, Ph.D. Temple University "Angiotensin II signal transduction, ADAM17 and cardiovascular remodeling" Dennis Bruemmer
05/04/12 Joseph Italiano, PhD Harvard University "New Megakaryocyte and Platelet Biology"   Susan Smyth
05/11/12 James M. Ntambi, PhD University of Wisconsin-Madison "Role for Skin Stearoyl-CoA Desaturase-1 in Obesity and Diabetes" Greg Graf
05/18/12 Karen Reue, PhD Cancelled University of California, Los Angeles   Greg Graf and Hongmei Ren


Fall Semester 2012

09/07/12 Daniel Duprez, MD, PhD University of Minnesota "Primetime for Arterial Mechanics in the Cardiovascular Clinic:  Fact or Fiction" Paul Anaya
09/14/12 Frederick H Epstein, PhD University of Virginia "Translational MRI of myocardial function and perfusion: Quantitative techniques applied from mouse to man" Brandon Fornwalt andSusan Smyth
09/21/12 Mark Kleinman, MD University of Kentucky "A New Looking Glass: Bio-imaging in Retinal Vascular Disease" Dennis Bruemmer
9/28/12 No seminar-Southeast Lipid Research Conference
10/05/12 No seminar-Gill Heart Institute Cardiovascular Research Day
10/12/12 Robert Simari, MD Mayo Clinic "Identification, Characterization, and Functionality of Postnatal Vascular Hematopoietic Progenitor Cells" Alan Daugherty
10/18/12 *Special Date* CTW 415 Omar Minai, MD Cleveland Clinic "Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension:  Improving Treatment Outcomes" Paul Anaya
10/19/12 Reto Asmis, PhD University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio "Monocyte Priming: The Redox-Regulation of Monocyte Migration and Macrophage Recruitment" Dennis Bruemmer
10/26/12 BPC 170 Mark Sussman, PhD San Diego State University "By the time you've made it, you've had it: restoring myocardial healing in the aged heart" Jon Satin
11/02/12 Donna Wilcock, PhD University of Kentucky "Cerebrovascular disease co-morbid with Alzheimer's disease: The elephant in the room." Dennis Bruemmer
11/09/12 Mary C.M. Weiser-Evans University of Colorado “Vascular Smooth Muscle: Role in Inflammatory Vascular Remodeling and Vessel Regeneration” Lisa Cassis
11/16/12 Allan Klein, MD Cleveland Clinic "Pericardial Diseases: A New Renaissance using Multimodality Imaging" Paul Anaya
11/23/12 No seminar-Thanksgiving Holiday
11/30/12 Susan Smyth, MD, PhD University of Kentucky "Lysophospholipid signaling in the vasculature" Dennis Bruemmer
12/07/12 Michael Oda, PhD Children's Hospital Oakland Research Institute

"HDL function and cardiovascular disease risk: what is the association?"

Xiangan Li
12/14/12 David Maron, MD Vanderbilt University To Cath, or Not to Cath: That is the Question! David Booth
12/21/12
Michael May, PhD University of Pennsylvania "Non-Canonical NF-κB Signaling in Vascular Endothelial Cells: Mechanism and Function" Changcheng Zhou

Spring Semester 2011


01/21/11 No Seminar      
01/28/11 Seminar Cancelled University of Pennsylvania Prostanoids and their Receptors in Health and Disease Victoria L. King
02/04/11 J. Mark Brown, Ph.D. Wake Forest University CGI-58/ABHD5-Derived Signaling Lipids Regulate Systemic Inflammation and Insulin Action Gregory A. Graf
02/11/11 K. Jane Grande-Allen, Ph.D.  Rice University A Tissue Engineering Approach to Investigating Proteoglycans in Heart Valve Disease Lisa Tannock
02/18/11 Changcheng Zhou, Ph.D. University of Kentucky Xenobiotic Metabolism, Inflammation, and Atherosclerosis Lisa Cassis
02/25/11 Prof. Ulrich Kintscher, M.D. Charite-Universitatsmedizin Berlin Modulation of Nuclear Receptors in Atherosclerosis and Diabetes Dennis Bruemmer
03/04/11 Ahmed K. Abdel-Latif, M.D. University of Kentucky Exploring the Mechanisms of Bone-Marrow Derived Stem/Progenitor Cell Mobilization in Ischemic Heart Disease Susan Smyth
03/11/11 Matthew Spite, Ph.D. University of Louisville Lipid Mediators in the Initiation and Resolution of Inflammation in Obesity Alan Daugherty
03/18/11 Ira A. Tabas, M.D., Ph.D. Columbia University Mechanisms and Consequences of Macrophage Apoptosis in Atherosclerosis Victoria L. King
03/25/11 Robert S. Kass, Ph.D. Columbia University in the City of New York The Long QT Syndrome: A Rare Heritable Arrhythmia that Bridges Clinical to Basic to Clinical Science  Brian Delisle
04/01/11 Rosalind Coleman, M.D. University of North Carolina Glucose vs. Fat: Metabolic Accommodation to Altered Energy Fuels   Gregory A. Graf
04/08/11 No Seminar-Fayette County Spring Break      
04/15/11 No Seminar      
04/22/11 Colin D. Funk, B.Sc.,Ph.D. Queen's University Eicosanoid Pathways in Cardiovascular Biology  Victoria L. King
04/29/11 No Seminar-ATVB Conference      
05/06/11 Cai Huang, Ph.D. University of Kentucky Regulation of Focal Adhesion Dynamics and Cell Migration by Smurf-Mediated Ubiquitination Susan Smyth
05/13/11 Prabhat C. Goswami Ph.D. The University of Iowa Redox Control of the Cell Cycle in Health and Disease  Sibu Saha
05/20/11 Nilanjana Maulik, Ph.D. University of Connecticut Rescue of Diabetes Related Impairment of Myocardial Angiogenesis: Potential and Challenges  Sibu Saha

Fall Semester 2011

09/09/11 Raul Guzman, M.D. Vanderbilt University Arterial Calcification in Lower Extremity Ischemia  Eric Endean
09/16/11 Emer Smyth, Ph.D. University of Pennsylvania Prostanoids and Their Receptors in Health and Disease  Vicky King
09/23/11 Hongmei Ren, Ph.D. University of Kentucky Lipin1: A Multifunctional Regulator of Lipid Metabolism and Signaling Andrew Morris
09/30/11 Jose Lopez, M.D.  Puget Sound Blood Center  Von Willebrand Factor in Health and Disease Zhenyu Li 
10/07/11 No Seminar      
10/14/11 Daisy Sahoo, Ph.D. Medical College of Wisconsin The HDL Receptor: How Structural Ambiguities Affect Cholesterol Transport Efficiency Nancy Webb 
10/21/11 No Seminar - Gill Heart Institute Cardiovascular Research Day      
10/28/11 Yury I. Miller, M.D., Ph.D.  University of California, San Diego  Oxidized Lipoproteins and Inflammatory Signaling in Macrophages: The SYK side of TLR4  Xiang-An Li 
11/04/11 David Hui, Ph.D. University of Cincinnati Mechanisms Responsible for apoE Polymorphism Associated Metabolic and Vascular Diseases Greg Graf
11/11/11 Bernard Timothy Baxter, M.D. University of Nebraska  Medical Center Are Mouse Models of Any Value in AAA and Marfan Syndrome? Sibu Saha
11/18/11 Ulhas Naik, Ph.D.   University of Delaware   MAP Kinases: Do they Contribute to Hemostasis and Thrombosis? Susan Smyth  
11/25/11 No seminar-Thanksgiving Holiday
12/02/11 R. Ariel Gomez, M.D. University of Virginia Identity of the Renin Cell and Control of Homeostasis Lisa Cassis
12/09/11
Manikandan Panchatcharam University of Kentucky Regulation of Vascular Cell Function by Lipid Phosphate Phosphatase 3 Susan Smyth

Spring Semester 2010

*01/15/10 Special Seminar Kathy Grzech, M.A. University of Kentucky Proposal Development Office Office of the Vice President for Research What's New at the NIH. Dennis Bruemmer, M.D., Ph.D.
02/05/10 Ming C. Gong, Ph.D. University of Kentucky Hypertension and Disrupted Blood Pressure Circadian Rhythm in Diabetes. Dennis Bruemmer, M.D., Ph.D.
02/12/10 Jeffrey L. Osborn, Ph.D. University of Kentucky Renal Innervation and Development of Hypertension: From Benchtop to Clinical Application Lisa A. Cassis, Ph.D.
02/19/10 Victoria L. King-McBrayer, Ph.D. University of Kentucky The Effect of Microsomal Prostaglandin E Synthase-1 Deficiency on Diet Induced Obesity and Angiotensin II Induced Vascular Disease. Dennis Bruemmer, M.D., Ph.D.
02/26/10 Ling Li, D.V.M., Ph.D. University of Alabama at Birmingham Connections Between Atherosclerosis, Diabetes, and Alzheimer's Disease-Pathogenesis and Therapies. Victoria L. King- McBrayer, Ph.D.
03/05/10 John A. Elefteriades, M.D., F.A.C.S. Yale School of Medicine Thoracic Aortic Aneurysm: Reading the Enemy's Playbook. Sibu P. Saha, M.D., MBA
03/12/10 Kenneth E. Bernstein, M.D. Cedar-Sinai The Role of ACE in the Regulation of Blood Pressure, Atherosclerosis and Diabetes. Lisa A. Cassis, Ph.D.
03/19/10 No Seminar
03/26/10 Gregory A. Graf, Ph.D. University of Kentucky The Role of ABCG5/ABCG8 in Hepatobiliary Cholesterol Transport and Lipoprotein Metabolism. Dennis Bruemmer, M.D., Ph.D.
04/02/10 No seminar-Fayette County Schools Spring Break
04/09/10 No Seminar-ATVB Conference
04/16/10 Jerry Ware, Ph.D. University of Arkansas Platelet Glycoproteins in Thrombosis and Beyond.                              Zhenyu Li, M.D., Ph.D.
04/23/10 John A. Curci, M.D., F.A.C.S. Washington University in St. Louis Reconsidering AAA Investigation Goals and Approaches Alan Daugherty, Ph.D., D.Sc.
04/30/10 Maria Hatzoglou, Ph.D. Case Western Reserve University Stress Responses and Cell Fate Decisions in Response to Physiological and Pathological Stress Gregory A. Graf, Ph.D.
*05/04/10 location:Pharmacy BPC 234B   John S. Parks, Ph.D. Wake Forest University Exploring the Role of Liver ABCA1 in Lipoprotein Metabolism. Gregory A. Graf, Ph.D.
*05/07/10 location:Pharmacy BPC 234B   Edward A. Fisher, Ph.D., M.P.H.,M.D. NYU Langone Medical Center The Regression of Atherosclerosis:  Interference by Factors Related to Diabetes. Gregory A. Graf, Ph.D.
*05/14/10 location:Pharmacy BPC 234B   Mukesh Jain, M.D., FAHA Case Western Reserve University Crippling Cardiovascular Disease with Kruppels Dennis Bruemmer, M.D., Ph.D.
05/21/10 Daniel J. Conklin, Ph.D. University of Louisville Glutathione S-transferase P in Cardiovascular Protection: Models and Mechanisms Lu-Yuan Lee, Ph.D.

Fall Semester 2010

09/03/10 Sampath Parthasarathy, Ph.D., M.B.A., F.A.H.A. The Ohio State University Aspirin-Cardiovascular Effects Beyond Platelets Alan Daugherty, Ph.D., D.Sc.
09/10/10 Jianglin Fan, M.D., Ph.D. University of Yamanashi Yamanashi, Japan Functional Roles of Apolipoprotein AII in Lipid Metabolism and Atherosclerosis Xiangan Li, Ph.D.
09/17/10 Karin Bornfeldt, PhD, University of Washington Discovering New Roles for acyl-CoA Synthesis in Diabetes and Atherosclerosis Lisa Tannock, M.D.
09/24/10 Carlie J.M. de Vries, Ph.D. University of Amsterdam Nuclear Receptors Nur77 and Nurr1 in Vascular Disease Dennis Bruemmer, M.D., Ph.D.
10/01/10 Suresh C. Tyagi, Ph.D. University of Louisville Mechanism of Mouse Coronary Vasospasm in Hyperhomocysteinemia: Homocysteine, the Good, the Bad and the Ugly Ming Gong, Ph.D., M.D.
10/08/10 No Seminar- 2010 South East Lipid Conference
10/15/10 John B. Chang, M.D., FICA, FACS Long Island Vascular Center Complex Reconstruction in Vascular Diseases and Future Horizon Sibu P. Saha, M.D., MBA
10/22/10 No Seminar-GHI Cardiovascular Research Day
10/29/10 No Seminar      
11/05/10 Alan Tall, M.D. Columbia University Hematopoietic Stem Cell Proliferation, Leukocytosis and Atherosclerosis Dennis Bruemmer, M.D., Ph.D.
11/12/10 Prof. Dr. Uwe JF Tietge University Medical Center Groningen Regulation of Reverse Cholesterol Transport Dennis Bruemmer, M.D., Ph.D Nancy R. Webb, Ph.D
11/19/10 Gwendalyn J. Randolph, Ph.D. Mount Sinai Dampening the Role of Macrophages as Mediators of Inflammatory Disease in the Cardiovascular System Dennis Bruemmer, M.D., Ph.D.
11/26/10 No Seminar-Thanksgiving Holiday      
12/03/10 Richard M. Mortensen, M.D., Ph.D. University of Michigan Mineralocorticoid Receptor Function in Innate Immunity:  Myeloid Role in Cardiac Remodeling Dennis Bruemmer, M.D., Ph.D.
12/10/10

Ping Wang, M.D.

The Feinstein Institute for Medical Research

Sepsis and Regulation of Inflammation Xiangan Li, PhD
12/17/10
Cancelled      

Spring Semester 2009

1/30/09 John D. Baxter, M.D. Methodist Hospital Research Institute Center for Diabetes Research Developing Thyroid Hormone Analogues to Attack Lipid Disorders, Obesity and Diabetes. Alan Daugherty, Ph.D.
2/06/09        
2/13/09 Xiang-An Li, Ph.D. University of Kentucky Role of SR-BI in Sepsis-Is Corticosteroid Treatment Beneficial for Sepsis? Alan Daugherty, Ph.D.
2/20/09        
2/27/09 Ming-Hui Zou, M.D., Ph.D. University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center The Blooming of the French Lilac-Identification of Protein Kinase C-Zeta as the AMP-Activated Kinase Kinase Kinase in Endothelial Cells.  Zhenheng Guo, Ph.D.
3/06/09 M. Mahmood Hussain, Ph.D. SUNY Downstate Medical Center Microsomal Triglyceride Transfer Protein in Lipid and Lipoprotein Metabolism. Erik Eckhardt, Ph.D.
3/13/09 Hainsworth Shin, Ph.D. University of Kentucky Exploring Relationships Between Mechanosensitivity and Vascular Cell Activity. Alan Daugherty, Ph.D.
3/20/09 Martin E. Young, D.Phil. Baylor College of Medicine Identifying Novel Roles for the Circadian Clock within the Heart. Karyn A. Esser, Ph.D.
3/27/09 Zhenyu Li, M.D., Ph.D. University of Kentucky LPS Stimulates Platelet Secretion and Potentiates Platelet Aggregation via TLR4/MyD88 and the cGMP-Dependent Protein Kinase Pathway. Alan Daugherty, Ph.D.
4/03/09 No Seminar-Fayette County Schools Spring Break
4/10/09 Allan S. Jaffe, M.D. Mayo Clinic Cardiac Biomarkers, Technical, Analytical, and Biological Challenges. Jorge Alegria, M.D.
4/17/09 Murray Esler, M.B.B.S., Ph.D. Baker IDI Heart & Diabetes Institute Neural Mechanisms of Psychogenic Cardiovascular Disease. Sean Stocker, Ph.D.
4/24/09 Kailash Prasad, M.D., Ph.D. University of Saskatchewan Soluble Receptors for Advanced Glycation Endproducts (sRAGE) and Cardiovascular Diseases. Sibu Saha, M.D.
5/1/09 No Seminar-ATVB Conference
5/08/09 Hendrikus L. Granzier. Ph.D. University of Arizona The Elastic Protein Titin-A Molecular Giant at the Crossroad of Signaling and Muscle Mechanics. Kenneth Campbell, Ph.D.
5/15/09 Brian R. Wamhoff, Ph.D.-Cancelled University of Virginia Molecular Regulation of Smooth Muscle Cell Phenotype: Recreating In Vivo PhenotypesEx Vivo and Novel Approaches For Targeted Therapy to the  Vessel Wall. Alan Daugherty, Ph.D.
5/22/09        
5/29/09 Stanley L. Hazen, M.D., Ph.D. Cleveland Clinic Dysfunctional HDL-Particle at the Crossroads of Inflammation, Oxidative Stress and Atherogenesis. Gregory Graf,

Fall Semester 2009

9/4/09 Michael W. Brands, Ph.D.  The Ohio State University Aspirin-Cardiovascular Effects Beyond Platelets Alan Daugherty, Ph.D., D.Sc.
9/11/09 L. Gabriel Navar, Ph.D. University of Yamanashi Yamanashi, Japan Functional Roles of Apolipoprotein AII in Lipid Metabolism and Atherosclerosis Xiangan Li, Ph.D.
9/18/09 Preetha Shridas. Ph.D. University of Washington Discovering New Roles for acyl-CoA Synthesis in Diabetes and Atherosclerosis Lisa Tannock, M.D.
9/25/09 Brian N. Finck, Ph.D. University of Amsterdam Nuclear Receptors Nur77 and Nurr1 in Vascular Disease Dennis Bruemmer, M.D., Ph.D.
10/2/09 Lisa R. Tannock, M.D. University of Louisville Mechanism of Mouse Coronary Vasospasm in Hyperhomocysteinemia: Homocysteine, the Good, the Bad and the Ugly Ming Gong, Ph.D., M.D.
10/9/09 Coleen A. McNamara, M.D.      
10/16/09 Ying Ge, Ph.D. Long Island Vascular Center Complex Reconstruction in Vascular Diseases and Future Horizon Sibu P. Saha, M.D., MBA
10/23/09 No Seminar-GHI Cardiovascular Research Day
10/26/09* Peter J. Little, A.M.
 Baker IDI Heart and Diabetes Institute  Protein Tyrosine Kinase Inhibitors (Tinibs) for the Prevention of Diabetes and it's Macrovascular Complications. Dennis Bruemmer, M.D., Ph.D.
10/30/09 Brian R. Wamhoff, Ph.D. University of Virginia Molecular Regulation of Vascular Smooth Cell  Phenotype in Health and Disease. Alan Daugherty, Ph.D., D.Sc.
11/6/09 Colleen M. Brophy, M.D. Vanderbilt Medical Center Enhancing Vein Graft Patency Lessons in Translation, Innovation, and the Obvious. Alan Daugherty, Ph.D., D.Sc.       
11/13/09 Ziad Mallat, M.D., Ph.D. Inserm Paris, France Immunomodulatory T Cell Responses in Atherosclerosis. Victoria L. King, Ph.D.
11/20/09 Lisa Cassis, Ph.D.  University of Kentucky  Risk Factors for Abdominal Aortic Aneurysms: Lessons Learned from an Experimental Model.  Dennis Bruemmer, M.D., Ph.D.
11/27/09 No Seminar-Thanksgiving Holiday
12/04/09

Joseph M. Miano, Ph.D.


University of Rochester Medical Center

Diverse Roles for SRF and Myocardin in Muscle Biology. Dennis Bruemmer, M.D., Ph.D.
12/11/09
Xiaoping Du, M.D., Ph.D.  University of Illinois-Chicago  Mechanisms of Integrin Outside-In Signaling.  Susan S. Smyth, M.D., Ph.D. Zhenyu Li, M.D., Ph.D.

Spring Semester 2008

01/18 Kenneth Campbell, Ph.D. University of KY Myocardial stiffness in diastolic heart failure. Alan Daugherty
01/25 Brian Delisle, Ph.D. University of KY

Molecular Insight into a Rare Cardiovascular Disease: Congenital Long QT Syndrome.

Jon Satin
02/01 Gregory Fink, Ph.D. Michigan State University Do we really know why blocking the renin-angiotensin system lowers blood pressure? Sean Stocker
02/08        
02/15 Guo-Ping Shi, DSc. Harvard University Novel role for mast cells in Cardiovascular Diseases. Alan Daugherty
02/22 Jacqueline Noonan, M.D. University of KY Deregulation of the RAS-MAPKinase parthway: a cause of Noonan Syndrome and related disorders. Alan Daugherty
02/29 Mushabbar Syed, M.D., FACC University of KY

New Imaging Targets in Acute Myocardial Infarction.

Alan Daugherty
03/07 Peter Bodary, Ph.D. Wayne State University Adipose Tissue and Arterial Thrombosis: Studies of Obese and Lipodystrophy Mice. Susan Smyth
03/14 Ronald Dalman, M.D. Stanford University

AAA Disease: New Insights, New Opportunities.

Alan Daugherty
03/21 Barry Coller, M.D. The Rockefeller Univ High Throughput Screening to Identify Novel Integrinαllbβ3 Antagonist and Is it Time to Personalize Antiplatelet Therapy.  Susan Smyth
03/28 Ye Chen-Izu, Ph.D. University of KY Hypertension-Induced Cardiac Hypertrophy and Heart Failure: The Role of CA2+ -Calmodulin Dependent Protein Kinase II. Alan Daughtery
04/04 Fayette Co. Schools Spring Break - No CVSS
04/11 Rhian Touyz, M.D.,  Ph.D. University of Ottawa

Noxes, Redox Signaling and Vascular Pathobiology.

Lisa Cassis
04/18 ATVB conference-no seminar
04/25 Jay Heinecke, M.D. University of Washington Dysfunctional HDL:  When Good Cholesterol Goes Bad. Lisa Tannock / Sponsored by: Merck
05/02 no seminar
05/09 Terry Elton, Ph.D. Ohio State University MiRNAs and Angiotensin Type 1 Receptor Expression. Alan Daugherty/ Sponsored by: Astra Zeneca
05/16 Eric Irwin, M.D. Minneapolis Vascular Physicians Modulation of the Carotid Baroreflex in Health and Disease-Lessons Learned from Rheos Baroreflex Hypertension Therapy. Victor Ferraris /  Sponsored by: CVRx, Inc.
05/23 Leighton Izu, Ph.D. University of KY Massive Computations Yields Insights into the Origins of Arrhythmias in Familial Hypertropic Cardiomyopathy. Alan Daugherty
05/30 Marius Sumandea, Ph.D. University of KY Cardiac Troponin Post-Translational Modifications and Myofilament Function. Alan Daugherty

Fall Semester 2008

09/5 Ann E. Rundell, Ph.D. Purdue University The Genesis and Analysis of Mathematical Model to identify Cardiac Mitochondrial Bioenergetic Components Involved in Mitochondrial Permeability Transition During Ischemia. Leighton Izu, Ph.D.
09/12 Stephen Nicholls, M.B.B.S., Ph.D. Cleveland Clinic Exposing the Complexity of HDL: Observations from the Bench to the Bedside. Anisa Jahangiri, Ph.D. /  Sponsored by: Astra Zeneca
09/19 Victor A. Ferraris, M.D., Ph.D. University of Kentucky Strategies for Preventing and Treating Uncontrolled Perioperative Bleeding. Alan Daugherty, Ph.D., D.Sc.
09/26 Samir Kapadia, M.D. Cleveland Clinic Percutaneous Interventions for Valvular Diseases. Khaled Ziada, M.D./  Sponsored by:Abbott Vascular
10/3 No Seminar-Midwest Platelet Conference
10/10 William P. Fay, M.D. University of Missouri-Columbia Plasminogen Activator Inhibitor-1 and Vascular Remodeling. Alan Daugherty, Ph.D., D.Sc.
10/17 Charles Lowenstein, M.D. John Hopkins Medical Institute Nitric Oxide Regulation of Vascular Inflammation. Alan Daugherty, Ph.D., D.Sc./ Sponsored by: Astra Zeneca
10/24 No Seminar-GHI Cardiovascular Research Day
10/31 Mark Chappell, Ph.D., FAHA Wake Forest University Sex, Salt and the Renin-Angiotensin System: Studies iin the mPen2.Congenic Rat. Lisa Cassis, Ph.D.
11/07        
11/14 Lior Gepstein, M.D., Ph.D. Technion-Israel Institute of Technology

Arrhythmogenic Substrate of Myocardial Infaction: Ablation and Stem-Cell Modification.

Jon Satin, Ph.D.
11/21 Xander H.T. Wehrens, M.D., Ph.D. Baylor College of Medicine Emerging Role of Ryanodine Receptors in the Pathogenesis of Atrial Fibrillation. Ye Chen-Izu, Ph.D.
11/28 No Seminar-Thanksgiving Holiday
12/05 Kathryn Moore, Ph.D. Harvard University CD36 Ligands Trigger Sterile Inflammation Via A Novel Toll-Like Receptor Heterodimer. Lisa Tannock. M.D. Sponsored by: Astra Zeneca
12/12
Leslie Cooper, M.D. Mayo Clinic Etiology and Pathogenesis of Myocarditis. Jorge Alegria, M.D.

Spring Semester 2007

01/11 Thursday Robert M. Carey, MDEmery A. Wilson Lecture Series speaker - Thursday, 12noon UKMC HG 611 Univ of Virginia The Emerging Role of Angiotensin AT2 Receptors in Cardiovascular and Kidney Function Alan Daugherty
01/19 Kenneth Mahaffey, MD Duke Protection of the Myocyte during STEMI:  What have we learned? Steven Steinhubl
01/26 Gabriele Pfitzer, Ph.D. Univ of Cologne, Germany Regulation of vascular smooth muscle tone by urocortin / cAMP-induced activation of myosin II phosphatase Ming Gong
02/2 Kieren Mather, MD Indiana Univ Endothelin in Vascular and Metabolic Dysfunction in Insulin Resistance Dennis Bruemmer
02/9 Susan S. Smyth, MD, PhD Univ of KY Lysolipids in Cardiovascular Disease Alan Daugherty
02/16 David G. Harrison, MD Emory Univ The Role of Reactive Oxygen Species in Hypertension Sumitra Miriyala
02/23 Michael Mathier, MD Univ of Pittsburgh Current Concepts in the Diagnosis and Treatment of Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension Steven Steinhubl
03/2 George Vetrovec, MD Virginia Commonwealth Univ The Drug Eluting Stent Controversy: PCI vs. CABG 2007 Steven Steinhubl
03/9 Cancelled due to illness.      
03/16 Cancelled.      
03/23 Magdalena Chrzanowska-Wodnicka, PhD Blood Research Institute,  Blood Center of Wisconsin Rap1 Signaling in Vascular Cells Susan Smyth
03/30 Beata Wolska, PhD Univ of Illinois, Chicago Control of Cardiac Function by Calcium and Myofilaments Marius Sumandea
04/06 Fayette Co. Spring Break - no seminar
04/13 Mark Taubman, MD Univ of Rochester New insights into the role of smooth muscle cells in regulating vascular inflammation and thrombosis Susan Smyth
04/20 ATVB conference - no seminar
04/27 Linda K. Curtiss, PhD The Scripps Research Institute Toll-like Receptor 2 Expression in Atherosclerosis Gregory Graf
05/4 Nalini Rajamannan, MD Northwestern Univ, Chicago Sterol and Statin Regulation of Aortic Valve Lrp5/beta-Catenin Signaling Susan Smyth
05/11 John Guyton, MD Duke Univ Contemporary Approaches to Treating Lipid Disorders Alan Daugherty
05/18 Robert Eckel, MD Univ of Colorado Fuel Partitioning, Insulin Action and Body Weight Regulation Lisa Tannock
05/25 Guy Zimmerman, MD Univ of Utah Inflammation in Ischemic Vascular Disease Susan Smyth

Fall Semester 2007


09/07 Lisa Harrison-Bernard, PhD LSU Control of Renal Microvasculature by Angiotensin II. Lisa Cassis
09/14 Steven Marso, MD Mid-America Heart Diabetes & Vascular Disease: All things covered. Steven Steinhubl
09/21 Zhenheng Guo, PhD University of KY A Novel Mechanism by Which iPLA2 Links Diabetes to Cardiovascular diseases. Alan Daugherty
11/23 HBPR conference-no seminar
10/05 Jorge Alegria, MD University of KY Eisenmenger Syndrome. Steven Steinhubl
10/12 Ira Goldberg, MD Columbia Univ

Diabetic heart diseases.

Lisa Tannock
10/19 GHI Cardiovascular Research Day  
10/26 Thomas P. Bersot MD, PhD UCSF Contemporary Therapy of Hyperlipidemias. Alan Daugherty
11/02 Jens W. Fischer, PhD Univ Duesseldorf, Germany Regulation and function of hyaluronic acid syntheses in atherosclerosis. Dennis Bruemmer / Lisa Tannock
11/09 Renu Virmani, MD CVPath Institute Atherosclerosis:  How does it progress? Steven Steinhubl
11/16 Pin-Lan Li, MD, PhD Medical College of VA Lipid Rafts-Mediated Membrane Molecular Trafficking and Redox Signaling in Endothelial dysfunction. Ming Gong
11/23 Thanksgiving Holiday
11/30 Sean D. Stocker, PhD University of KY Modulation of Sympathetic-Cardiovascular Circuits by Dietary Salt: New Mechanisms for Salt-Sensitive Hypertension. Lisa Cassis
12/07 Gary Lewis, MD Univ of Toronto

Insulin Resistance to Diabetes: Mechanisms of the atherogenic dyslipidemia.

Lisa Tannock
12/14
Jeffery D. Molkentin, PhD Cincinnati Children's Hospital The three faces of calcium in the heart: Contractility, hypertrophy and death. Jonathan  Satin

Spring Semester 2006

01/13 Peter Reaven, MD Carl T. Hayden VA Medical Center, Phoenix AZ Inflammation, Insulin Resistance and Cardiovascular Disease: Evolving Insights Dennis Bruemmer
01/20 Andrew Morris, PhD Univ of KY Cell Regulation by Bioactive Lysolipids Alan Daugherty
01/27 Kristin Newby, MD Duke Cardiovascular Disease in the "-omics" Era: From diagnosis and risk stratification to personalized care Steven Steinhubl
02/03 Kristine Lain, MD Univ of KY Cardiovascular complications induced by smoking in pregnancy Alan Daugherty
02/10 Debra Moser, D.N.Sc. Univ of KY Physiologic and Behavioral Mechanisms Linking Depression with Rehospitalization and Mortality in Patients with Heart Failure Steven Steinhubl
02/17 Jane Reusch, MD Univ of Colorado CREB Dysfunction in Diabetes:  A systemic response of death and dysfunction Dennis Bruemmer
02/24 Eric R. Bates, MD University of Michigan Nitric oxide synthase inhibition in the treatment of cardiogenic shock Steven Steinhubl
03/03 Helmut Schroder, PhD IMIM, Spain Mechanisms of obesity with a focus on diet and physical activity Bernhard Hennig
03/10 Colin Macphee, PhD GSK Lipoprotein-associated phospholipase A2 as a target of therapy Alan Daugherty
03/17 John Solaro, PhD University of Illinois Control of Cardiac Dynamics at the Level of Sarcomeric Proteins Marius Sumandea
03/24 Randall C. Starling, MD, MPH Cleveland Clinic Foundation Update on Cardiac Transplantation: Results and Innovations Steven Steinhubl
03/31 Sidney Whiteheart, PhD Univ of KY Arf6: The forgotten G-protein in platelet signaling Steven Steinhubl
04/07 A. H. Jan Danser, PhD Erasmus MC, The Netherlands Cell and subcellular locations of angiotensin II production Lisa Cassis
04/14 Peter Edwards, PhD UCLA From the fly eye to mammalian macrophages; critical roles for ABC transporters in controlling pigmentation and lipid homeostasis Gregory Graf
04/21        
04/28 ATVB conference - no CVSS
05/5 Anthony Ferrante, MD, PhD Columbia Macrophages in obesity and insulin resistance:  Good guys or bad guys? Victoria King Lisa Cassis
05/12 Gilbert Upchurch, MD University of Michigan Gender related differences in experimental aortic aneurysms Alan Daugherty
05/19 Mort Kern, MD Pacific Cardiovascular Associates, CA Coronary Physiology in the Cath Lab:  Theory and Practice Steven Steinhubl
05/26 Carlos M. Ferrario, MD Wake Forest University The Role of ACE and ACE2 in Cardiac Function. A tale of Two Enzymes Lisa Cassis


Fall Semester 2006


09/08 Jonathan Makielski, MD University of Wisconsin The Cardiac Na Current in Arrhythmia, Heart Failure and Angina Steven Steinhubl
09/15 Ishwarlal Jialal, MD, PhD University of CA, Davis Role of Biomarkers of Inflammation in CVD/Atherosclerosis Alan Daugherty
09/22 Samuel Silverstein, PhD Columbia University, NY Effects of Modified Extracellular Matrix Proteins on Effector Functions of Mononuclear Phagocytes Ralph Miller
09/29 Norbert Leitinger, PhD University of Virginia Oxidized Phospholipids as Key Players in Chronic Vascular Inflammation Dennis Bruemmer
10/06 Paul Anaya, MD, PhD University of Kentucky RAGE Activation and Cardiovascular Complications in Diabetes Mellitus Alan Daugherty
10/13 GHI Cardiovascular Research Day - Marriott Griffin Gate Resort
10/20 Bernard Gersh, MD Mayo Cardiac Cell Repair Therapy—Clinical Perspectives Steven Steinhubl
10/27 Wolfram Ruf, MD The Scripps Research Institute Coagulation Signaling Pathways Alan Daugherty
11/03 Russell P. Tracy, PhD University of Vermont Inflammation, Heart Disease and Aging:  a Population Science Perspective Alan Daugherty
11/10 Bart Staels, PhD University of Lille, France Cross-talk Between Nuclear Receptor Pathways in the Control of the Metabolic Syndrome and Atherosclerosis Dennis Bruemmer
11/17 Kristof Graf, MD German Heart Institute, Berlin Vascular Targets and Development of Target Specific Contrast Agents for Plaque Imaging Dennis Bruemmer
11/24 Thanksgiving Holiday (no seminar)
12/01 Marketa Jirouskova, PhD Rockefeller University Platelet Membrane Proteins in Thrombosis Susan Smyth
12/08 Kathy K. Griendling, PhD Emory AngiotensinII-induced Oxygen Stress in Vascular Disease Alan Daugherty
012/15
Dean J. Kereiakes, MD University of Cincinnati Vascular Inflammation in Acute Coronary Syndrome and PCI Steven Steinhubl

Spring Semester 2005

01/07 Scott LeMaire, MD Baylor Medical College Update on thoracic aortic aneurysms Alan Daugherty
01/14 Bertram Pitt, MD Univ. Michigan Contemporary Management of Heart failure—Role of Aldosterone Blockers Steven Steinhubl
01/21 Helen Hobbs, MD UTSW Genetics of Atherogenic Lipoproteins Greg Graf
01/28 Debabrata Mukherjee, MD UK Diabetes, Coronary Artery Disease and Revascularization Steven Steinhubl
02/04 Alison Bailey, MD UK Women’s Cardiovascular Health: Role of The American Heart Association Steven Steinhubl
02/11 Yuqing Eugene Chen, MD, PhD Morehouse School of Medicine PPAR in the cardio-vascular system Dennis Bruemmer
02/18        
02/25 P. Christian Schulze, MD Brigham & Women's Regulation of thioredoxin antioxidative function in hyperglycemia Dennis Bruemmer
03/04 John Rutledge, MD UC Davis Lipoprotein Interactions with the Artery Wall Lisa Tannock Nancy Webb
03/11 Clinton Webb, MD MCG Integration of sympathetic neural control and pro-inflammatory mediators in hypertension Ming Gong
03/18 John J. Young, MD Ohio Heart Health Center Inflammation in ACS and PCI Steven Steinhubl
03/25 Karen Hicks, MD FDA Demystifying the FDA Steven Steinhubl
04/01 Abhijit Patwardhan, PhD UK Repolarization Alternans, Arrhythmia and Restitution Joyce Evans
04/08 No Seminar - Fayette Co. Spring Break
04/15 William C. Balke, MD UK Orphaned Ryanodine Receptors and the Ca2+ Signaling Paradox in Heart Failure Alan Daugherty
04/22 Gary Owens, PhD UVA “Molecular Regulation of SMC Differentiation in Development and Disease" Ming Gong
04/29 No meeting - ATVB conference
05/06        
05/13 Philip M. Barger, MD Baylor Medical College Regulation of cardiac nuclear receptors and fatty acid metabolism - the PPARty line Alan Daugherty
05/20 Hayes Dansky, MD Columbia Metabolic and molecular determinants of vascular disease in obesity and diabetes Victoria King

Fall Semester 2005

09/09 Robert Poston, MD University of Maryland Overview of Aprotinin: Current Clinical Applications Victor Ferraris / Bayer
09/16 Robert S. Schwartz, MD Minneapolis Heart Institute Foundation Angiogenesis and Myogenesis: State of the Art Steve Steinhubl / Bristol-Myers Squibb
09/23 No seminar - SELRC at Callaway Gardens
09/30        
10/07 GHI Cardiovascular Research Day - Marriott Resort, Lexington
10/14 Avril Somlyo, PhD UVA Signaling in Smooth Muscle: A Tale of Two Mice Ming Gong
10/21 J. Lynn Jeffries, MD Texas Heart Institute Cardiovascular Genetics: from Bench to Bedside David Moliterno
10/28 Lynn Hedrick, PhD UVA Diabetic induced lipid abnormalities and atherosclerosis Vicky King
11/04 Larry Rudel, PhD Wake Forest Univ. Role of ACAT in Lipid Metabolism Alan Daugherty / Merck
11/11 William O'Conner, MD Univ of KY Pathology of Atherosclerotic Plaque---- a current close up view Steve Post
11/18 Qingbo Xu, MD, PhD St. George's Hospital The Role of Stem Cells in Atherosclerosis Alan Daugherty
11/25 No seminar - Thanksgiving holiday
12/02 Michael S. Lauer, MD CCF Ethical Issues Involving Authorship and Publication of Clinical Research Steve Steinhubl
12/09 Rama Natarajan, PhD City of Hope, Los Angeles, CA Regulation of Inflammatory Genes Related to Diabetes and Cardiovascular Disease Vicky King
12/16
Khaled Ziada, MD Univ of KY Intravascular Ultrasound Imaging: Towards A Better Understanding of Arterial Disease Steve Steinhubl

Spring Semester 2004

01/16 Richard D. Weisel, M.D. Univ. Toronto Cardioplegia 2004 - improved results of CABG Ferraris / Quest Medical
03/12 David Moliterno, M.D. UK Caveats of primary PCI for myocardial infarction: Should we build local care or centers of excellence? Daugherty / BMS
03/19 Paul DiCorletto, Ph.D. Cleveland Clinic Endothelial cell activation by thrombin and TNF-alpha Mao / GHI
03/26 Curt Sigmund Ph.D. Univ. Iowa Interrogating complex regulatory pathways in vivo by gene targeting Cassis / GHI
04/02 No seminar - Fayette Co. Spring Break
04/09 Gregory Hundley, M.D. Wake Forest Univ. The Use of Magnetic Resonance Imaging in the Assessment of Heart Failure Moliterno / Novartis
04/16 Maria Grant, Ph.D. Univ of FL Participation of Hematopoeitic Stem cells in Pathological Ocular Angiogenes Ambati
04/23 Sean Davidson, Ph.D. Univ. Cincinnati Cellular cholesterol efflux: the role of sphingomyelin metabolites and the structure of nascent HDL Webb / GHI
04/30 Seminar Canceled
05/07 No seminar - ATVB conference, San Francisco
05/14 Linda Demer, M.D., Ph.D. UCLA Artery Wall Calcification: Relationship with Osteoporosis Treatment? Alan Daugherty /BMS
05/21 John Mieyal, Ph.D. Case Western Reserve Glutaredoxin: Specificity and Role in Redox Regulation, and Implications of Its Age-Dependent Changes in Rat Heart Asmis / GHI
05/28 Thomas M. Coffman, M.D. Duke Angiotensin receptors and blood pressure: Something for everyone Cassis / Novartis
06/04 William Stanley, Ph.D. Case Western Energy metabolism during demand induced ischemia and the potential for metabolic therapies Post / CV Therapeutics
06/11 Joseph P. Steiner, Ph.D. Guilford Pharm. Protective Strategies Targeting Immunophilin proteins Ferraris / GHI
Fall Semester 2004
09/10 Steve Steinhubl, MD UK Platelets and antiplatelet therapy: So many studies, so many unanswered questions David Moliterno / BMS/Sanofi
09/17 David Stump, PhD Wake Forest Protecting the Brain During Cardiac Surgery Vic Ferraris / Bayer
09/24 South East Lipid Research Conference - SELRC.org
10/01 Chand Ramaiah MD UK Control of hypertension in the perioperative patient Vic Ferraris
10/08 Dennis Bruemmer, MD UK Osteopontin: A key cytokine and extracellular adhesive protein in Cardiovascular Disease Alan Daugherty
10/15 Willa Hsueh, MD UCLA Novel role of angiotensin II on cholesterol transport Dennis Bruemmer
10/22 Thomas Wight, PhD Benaroya Research Institute The Extracellular Matrix Controls Key Events in Atherosclerosis and Restenosis Lisa Tannock
10/29 Mario Garcia, MD Cleveland Clinic Cardiac CT imaging: state-of-the-art David Moliterno
11/05 Masakazu Yamagishi, MD National Cardiovascular Center, Japan Atherosclerotic Plaque Development: Clinicopathologic and Molecular Aspects Gong Yuan Xie
11/11 Menno de Winther, PhD Maastricht University Macrophage inflammatory responses in atherogenesisThursday, 11:30 am, CTW 312 Alan Daugherty
11/12 Lawrence Chan, MD Baylor Gene therapy for hyperlipidemia and diabetes Alan Daugherty
11/19 Peter Edwards, PhD UCLA The Role of the Oxysterol-Activated Receptor, LXR, and ABC Transporter Proteins in Lipid Homeostasis Greg Graf
11/26 Thanksgiving Holiday
12/03 Jay Edelberg, MD, PhD Cornell Young stem cells for the aging heart Alan Daugherty
12/10 Silvia Santamarina Fojo, MD, PhD NHLBI Hepatic ABCA1: Contribution to plasma HDL and apoB-containing lipoprotein levels Nancy Webb
12/17
Cecilia Giachelli, PhD University of Washington   Dennis Bruemmer
Spring Semester 2003
01/17 Attila Szanto, MD Univ. of Debrecen, Hungary Regulation of lipid metabolism by nuclear receptors in macrophages. *Venue change: Health Science Bldg, 1st floor Commons, Rm 127 van der Westhuyzen/ Nutr Sci
01/24 John Gurley, MD UK Cardiac Resynchronization Therapy. *Venue change: Health Science Bldg, 1st floor Commons, Rm 127 McElderry /Cardiology / Sponsored By: BMS
01/31  
02/07 Shailesh Patel MD, DPhil MUSC Genetic defects in sitosterolemia *Venue change: Health Science Bldg, 1st floor Commons, Rm 127 Daugherty / Nutr Sci
02/14 Salem Seyal, MD U of L Acute Coronary Syndromes: Vascular biological insights and perspectives Daugherty / GHI / Sponsored By: Medcon
02/21  
02/28 Victor Darley Umsar, PhD UAB Mechanisms of cell signaling mediated by reactive oxygen and nitrogen species; Implications for atherosclerosis Asmis / Nutr Sci
03/07 Eric Endean, MD UK Endovascular Repair of AAA: Does it Meet Expectations? Randall / GHI
03/14  
03/21 Josiah Wilcox, PhD Emory Potential common mechanism(s) leading to restenosis after angioplasty or stenting Daugherty / GHI
03/28 David Cohen, MD Cornell University "Phosphatidylcholine Transfer Protein: Function and Structure of a START Domain" de Villiers / GI
04/04 Alyssa Hasty, PhD Vanderbilt Mechanisms of diabetic induced vascular disease Daugherty / Nutr Sci
04/11 Spring Break - no seminar
04/18 Pam Lucchesi, PhD UAB Regulation of Vascular Smooth Muscle Cell Growth: Choosey Receptors Choose PYK2 Post / GHI
04/25 Robert Hegele, MD UWO Genetics of Atherosclerosis and Risk Daugherty / Nutr Sci
05/02 Robert Gilmour, Jr., PhD Cornell University New Approaches to Preventing Ventricular Fibrillation Patwardhan / GHI
05/09 ATVB meeting - no seminar
05/16 Charles Loftin, PhD UK Regulation of ductus arteriosus closure in neonatal mice by COX-1 and COX-2 Cassis / GHI
05/23 Neil Shachter, MD Columbia Cellular triglyceride and cholesterol stores determine levels of mature presenilin and beta-amyloid Smart / PGY
05/30 Clay Semenkovich, MD Wash Univ. Fatty Acid Metabolism and the Vascular Dysfunction of Diabetes Daugherty / Nutr Sci
06/06  
06/13 Catherine Mao, Ph.D. UK Regulation and role of Wnt13 and Frizzled7 in the vascular wall Daugherty / Nutr Sci
06/20 Jeffrey Field, MD U Iowa Intestinal cholesterol trafficking and SREBP de Villiers / GI
Fall Semester 2003
09/05 Zhouji Chen, Ph.D. Washington Univ. Apolipoprotein B gene knock-in mice: Novel animal models for atherosclerosis and lipid research Lisa Cassis / Nutr Sci
09/12 William Douglas M.D. UK Particle image velocimetry Victor Ferraris / Surgery
09/19 South East Lipid Research Conference - SELRC.ORG
09/26  
10/03  
10/10 Jonathan Cohen Ph.D. UTSW Molecular genetics of autosomal recessive hypercholesterolemia Deneys van der Westhuyzen
10/17 Virgil Brown M.D. Emory Searching for clinical indicators of vascular disease Alan Daugherty / GHI / Sponsored By: MedCon
10/24 Gill Heart Research Day 2003
10/31 Sidney Whiteheart Ph.D. UK The tricks and treats of platelet function Nancy Webb / GHI
11/07  
11/14 Nancy Brown M.D. Vanderbilt Interaction of the renin-angiotensin-aldosterone and fibrinolytic system in humans. Lisa Cassis / Nutri Sci / Sponsored By: BMS
11/21 Ian Sarembock M.D. UVA Vascular injury and repair: studies in the mouse carotid model Alan Daugherty / GHI
11/28 Holiday - no seminar
12/05 Michael Rosenfeld Ph.D. Univ of Washington Role of infection in the development of atherosclerosis Alan Daugherty / GHI
12/12
Mason Freeman M.D. Harvard Cholesterol trafficking: the ins and outs of sterol transport in macrophage Steven Post / GHI
Spring Semester 2002
01/18 Thomas Whayne MD PhD UK Aggressive treatment of hypercholesterolemia versus the new NCEP guidelines Daugherty / Cardiology
01/25 Dave Randall PhD UK Effects of spinal cord transection on regulation of cardiovascular function: the ultimate sympathetic dysfunction. Smart / Physiology
02/01 Ginell Post MD PhD UK Differential activation of Ras signaling pathways: Implications for cardiac hypertrophy and heart failure Cassis / Pharmacy
02/08 Brad Keller MD UK Insights from developing embryos on cardiovascular malformations Post / Cardiology
02/15 Abhijit Patwardhan, PhD UK Ventricular fibrillation: activation rates and restitution. Evans/Knapp / Biomed Engineering
02/22 Jay Heinecke MD Washington Uni Oxidative mechanisms for activation of matrix metalloproteinases in atherosclerotic plaque rupture Daugherty / Nutri Sci
03/01  
03/08  
03/15 Victor Ferraris, MD UK Surgeon’s perspective on postoperative bleeding Lasley / Surgery / Sponsored By: Kyger
03/22 Patrick Tso PhD UC Lipid Metabolism and Obesity Smart / Nutri Sci
03/29 Eric Smart PhD UK HIV protease inhibitors, macrophage function, and atherosclerosis Daugherty / GHI
04/05 AHA meeting - no seminar
04/12 Brian Olshansky MD Iowa Evaluation and management of syncope Burkhardt / Cardiology
04/19 Andrew Li MD UCSD PPARs and Atherosclerosis Daugherty / GHI
04/26 Bradford Berk, MD U Rochester Vascular Remodeling: Insights from Biochemical and GeneticApproaches Smart / Nutri Sci
05/03 Carole Moncman PhD UK Nebulette’s role in myofibril formation Smart / Physiology
05/10   U of L   Evans / GHI
05/17 Momtaz Wassef PhD NHLBI Organizational structure and grant opportunities at NHLBI Daugherty / GHI
05/24  
05/31 Darryl Dias, MD UK Catheter ablation of pulmonary vein triggers of atrial fibrillation McElderry / Cardiology
06/07 Howard Rockman MD Duke Genetic Modifiers of Heart Failure Post / Pharmacy
06/14 Jayakrishna Ambati, MD UK New frontiers in ocular angiogensis Smart / GHI
06/28 Jainglin Fan, PhD U Tsukuba Transgenic rabbit models for the study of atherosclerosis Daugherty / GHI
Fall Semester 2002
09/06 Edward Fisher MD Mount Sinai Remodeling of atherosclerotic plaques: insights from novel mouse models Smart / GHI
09/13 David Herrington, MD Wake Forest Update on use of estrogen for prevention of heart disease McElderry / GHI
09/20 Stephen Szilvassy, PhD UK Homing of transplanted hematopoietic stem cells: new insights, new challenges Smart / PGY
09/27 Jon Satin PhD UK Chronic regulation of the cardiac calcium channel by a novel class of small G-proteins: putative therapeutic targets for diseased hearts? Smart / PGY
10/04 SELRC - no meeting
10/11 Omar Francone PhD Pfizer The role of ABCA1 in HDL formation and atherosclerosis: Insights from knockout mice Daugherty / GHI / Sponsored By:Pfizer
10/18 Lisa Cassis PhD UK Angiotensin II: A Link Between Obesity and Hypertension Post / Pharmacy
10/25 Helmy Siragy, MD UVA Role of AT2 receptors in cardiovascular disease Cassis / Nutri Sci
11/01 Gill Heart Institute Cardiovascular Research day - no meeting
11/08 Dennis Karanos MD UK Diabetes and cardiovascular risk Smart / PGY / Sponsored By: BMS
11/15 George Pantalos PhD U of L Current status of the abiocor totally implantable artificial heart clinical trial Evans / Biomed Eng. / BMS
11/22 Neal Weintraub MD U Iowa Oxidant stress in atherosclerosis and aneurysms Cassis / Nutri Sci
11/29 Thanksgiving - No meeting
12/06 Reto Asmis PhD UK Glutathione and atherosclerosis Daugherty / GHI
12/13 Guy Chisolm PhD Cleveland Clinic Lipoprotein regulation of tissue factor expression Asmis / GHI

 

Spring 2001

DATE SPEAKER INSTITUTE TITLE
03/02 Stewart Whitman PhD UK The role of acquired immunity in the development of atherosclerotic lesions
03/09 Alan Daugherty PhD UK Class A scavenger receptors in atherosclerosis - good, bad, or irrelevant?
03/16 Juan Ochao MD UK Arginase: the magical nutrient
03/23 Paolo Fanti MD UK Dietary soy intervention: studies on progression of renal disease and on secondary manifestations of established chronic renal failure
03/30 David Williams PhD Suny at Stony Brook Scavenger receptor SR-BI. A multifunctional receptor that mediates the transport of lipoprotein free and esterified cholesterol
04/06 Willem deVilliers MD, PhD UK Macrosialin - another scavenger receptor?
04/13 MacRae Linton MD Vanderbilt Inflammation, macrophages, and atherosclerosis
04/20 William Abraham MD UK Cardiac resynchronization for heart failure
04/27 Nancy Webb PhD UK The metabolic fate of high density lipoproteins after processing by the scavenger receptor B-I
05/3-4 John Hall MD Univ. Mississippi Obesity, hypertension and end-stage renal disease
05/11 CANCELLED
05/18 Steven Post PhD UK  
05/25 Mary Sorci-Thomas PhD Wake Forest Structure function of HDL - relation to its protective effects
06/01 Phyllis Wise PhD UK Ischemic injury in stroke
06/08 Marceille de Beer PhD UK SR-B1 and HDL: The importance of the ligand
06/15 Harry Davis PhD Schering Plough Mechanisms of cholesterol absorption - the development of novel inhibitors

 
 Fall 2001

DATE SPEAKER INSTITUTE TITLE HOST/RESP. UNIT SPONSOR
09/07 Joseph Vita MD Boston U Endothelial Dysfunction in Coronary Artery Disease Daugherty / GHI Medcon/Pfizer
09/14 Prakash Narayan PhD UK Cardiomyocyte Apoptosis Following Simulated Ischemia-Reperfusion Lasley / Surgery  
09/21 David Royston MD Harefield Hospital, UK Improving Patient Outcomes; Strategies for the Next Millennium Ferraris / Surgery Bayer
09/28 No seminar
10/05 Rolando Berger MD UK New Issues in Venous Thromboembolism Moreno / GHI BMS
10/12 GHI Cardiovascular Research day - no seminar
10/19 Kevin Williams MD Temple Extracellular matrix and atherosclerosis Daugherty / Nutri Sci BMS
10/26 Sumant Lamba MD UK Review of Current Clinical Trials in Heart Failure at UK Moreno / GHI BMS
11/02 Robert Taylor MD PhD Emory Role of AngII in the development of atherosclerosis Daugherty / GHI Astra Zeneca
11/09 Thomas Whayne MD, PhD UK Aggressive treatment of hypercholesterolmia versus the new NCEP guidelines Daugherty / GHI BMS
11/16 David Hajjar PhD Cornell Role of CD36 in Atherosclerosis Smart / Nutri Sci  
11/23 Thanksgiving - no seminar
11/30 Carl Sparrow PhD Merck LXR agonist - a new therapeutic approach for dyslipidemias Daugherty / GHI Merck
12/07 Ronald Law PhD UCLA PPARs, Lipids, Angiotensin II, and Atherosclerosis Daugherty / GHI Medcon/Pfizer
12/14 Omar Francone PhD Pfizer ABCA1: The molecular mechanism underlying HDL mediated cholesterol removal Daugherty / GHI Pfizer

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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