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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


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

Spring Semester 2014

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

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

Ahmed Abdel Latif
02/14/14Sangderk Lee, Ph.D.University of Kentucky“Role of oxidized phospholipids in the development of atherosclerosis”Alan Daugherty
02/21/14Lijun 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
02/28/14Olivier 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
03/07/14Florin Despa, Ph.D.University of Kentucky“Hyperamylinemia, a novel therapeutic target in cardiovascular disease”Alan Daugherty
03/14/14Deborah French, Ph.D.The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia"Disease modeling using induced pluripotent stem cells"Susan Smyth
03/21/14UK Spring Break      
03/28/14Linda Peterson, M.D.Washington University"In Search of the Sorcerer's Stone for Obesity-related Heart Failure"Florin Despa
04/04/14Fayette County Spring Break   

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

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

Fall Semester 2014

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

Spring Semester 2013

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

Fall Semester 2013

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

Spring Semester 2012

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

Fall Semester 2012

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

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

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

Spring Semester 2011

01/21/11No Seminar   
01/28/11Seminar CancelledUniversity of PennsylvaniaProstanoids and their Receptors in Health and DiseaseVictoria L. King
02/04/11J. Mark Brown, Ph.D.Wake Forest UniversityCGI-58/ABHD5-Derived Signaling Lipids Regulate Systemic Inflammation and Insulin ActionGregory A. Graf
02/11/11K. Jane Grande-Allen, Ph.D. Rice UniversityA Tissue Engineering Approach to Investigating Proteoglycans in Heart Valve DiseaseLisa Tannock
02/18/11Changcheng Zhou, Ph.D.University of KentuckyXenobiotic Metabolism, Inflammation, and AtherosclerosisLisa Cassis
02/25/11Prof. Ulrich Kintscher, M.D.Charite-Universitatsmedizin BerlinModulation of Nuclear Receptors in Atherosclerosis and DiabetesDennis Bruemmer
03/04/11Ahmed K. Abdel-Latif, M.D.University of KentuckyExploring the Mechanisms of Bone-Marrow Derived Stem/Progenitor Cell Mobilization in Ischemic Heart DiseaseSusan Smyth
03/11/11Matthew Spite, Ph.D.University of LouisvilleLipid Mediators in the Initiation and Resolution of Inflammation in ObesityAlan Daugherty
03/18/11Ira A. Tabas, M.D., Ph.D.Columbia UniversityMechanisms and Consequences of Macrophage Apoptosis in AtherosclerosisVictoria L. King
03/25/11Robert S. Kass, Ph.D.Columbia University in the City of New YorkThe Long QT Syndrome: A Rare Heritable Arrhythmia that Bridges Clinical to Basic to Clinical Science Brian Delisle
04/01/11Rosalind Coleman, M.D.University of North CarolinaGlucose vs. Fat: Metabolic Accommodation to Altered Energy Fuels  Gregory A. Graf
04/08/11No Seminar-Fayette County Spring Break   
04/15/11No Seminar   
04/22/11Colin D. Funk, B.Sc.,Ph.D.Queen's UniversityEicosanoid Pathways in Cardiovascular Biology Victoria L. King
04/29/11No Seminar-ATVB Conference   
05/06/11Cai Huang, Ph.D.University of KentuckyRegulation of Focal Adhesion Dynamics and Cell Migration by Smurf-Mediated UbiquitinationSusan Smyth
05/13/11Prabhat C. Goswami Ph.D.The University of IowaRedox Control of the Cell Cycle in Health and Disease Sibu Saha
05/20/11Nilanjana Maulik, Ph.D.University of ConnecticutRescue of Diabetes Related Impairment of Myocardial Angiogenesis: Potential and Challenges Sibu Saha

Fall Semester 2011

09/09/11Raul Guzman, M.D.Vanderbilt UniversityArterial Calcification in Lower Extremity Ischemia Eric Endean
09/16/11Emer Smyth, Ph.D.University of PennsylvaniaProstanoids and Their Receptors in Health and Disease Vicky King
09/23/11Hongmei Ren, Ph.D.University of KentuckyLipin1: A Multifunctional Regulator of Lipid Metabolism and SignalingAndrew Morris
09/30/11Jose Lopez, M.D. Puget Sound Blood Center Von Willebrand Factor in Health and DiseaseZhenyu Li 
10/07/11No Seminar   
10/14/11Daisy Sahoo, Ph.D.Medical College of WisconsinThe HDL Receptor: How Structural Ambiguities Affect Cholesterol Transport EfficiencyNancy Webb 
10/21/11No Seminar - Gill Heart Institute Cardiovascular Research Day   
10/28/11Yury 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 
11/04/11David Hui, Ph.D.University of CincinnatiMechanisms Responsible for apoE Polymorphism Associated Metabolic and Vascular DiseasesGreg Graf
11/11/11Bernard Timothy Baxter, M.D.University of Nebraska  Medical CenterAre Mouse Models of Any Value in AAA and Marfan Syndrome?Sibu Saha
11/18/11Ulhas Naik, Ph.D.  University of Delaware  MAP Kinases: Do they Contribute to Hemostasis and Thrombosis?Susan Smyth  
11/25/11No seminar-Thanksgiving Holiday
12/02/11R. Ariel Gomez, M.D.University of VirginiaIdentity of the Renin Cell and Control of HomeostasisLisa Cassis
Manikandan PanchatcharamUniversity of KentuckyRegulation of Vascular Cell Function by Lipid Phosphate Phosphatase 3Susan Smyth

Spring Semester 2010

*01/15/10 Special SeminarKathy Grzech, M.A.University of Kentucky Proposal Development Office Office of the Vice President for ResearchWhat's New at the NIH.Dennis Bruemmer, M.D., Ph.D.
02/05/10Ming C. Gong, Ph.D.University of KentuckyHypertension and Disrupted Blood Pressure Circadian Rhythm in Diabetes.Dennis Bruemmer, M.D., Ph.D.
02/12/10Jeffrey L. Osborn, Ph.D.University of KentuckyRenal Innervation and Development of Hypertension: From Benchtop to Clinical ApplicationLisa A. Cassis, Ph.D.
02/19/10Victoria L. King-McBrayer, Ph.D.University of KentuckyThe Effect of Microsomal Prostaglandin E Synthase-1 Deficiency on Diet Induced Obesity and Angiotensin II Induced Vascular Disease.Dennis Bruemmer, M.D., Ph.D.
02/26/10Ling Li, D.V.M., Ph.D.University of Alabama at BirminghamConnections Between Atherosclerosis, Diabetes, and Alzheimer's Disease-Pathogenesis and Therapies.Victoria L. King- McBrayer, Ph.D.
03/05/10John A. Elefteriades, M.D., F.A.C.S.Yale School of MedicineThoracic Aortic Aneurysm: Reading the Enemy's Playbook.Sibu P. Saha, M.D., MBA
03/12/10Kenneth E. Bernstein, M.D.Cedar-SinaiThe Role of ACE in the Regulation of Blood Pressure, Atherosclerosis and Diabetes.Lisa A. Cassis, Ph.D.
03/19/10No Seminar
03/26/10Gregory A. Graf, Ph.D.University of KentuckyThe Role of ABCG5/ABCG8 in Hepatobiliary Cholesterol Transport and Lipoprotein Metabolism.Dennis Bruemmer, M.D., Ph.D.
04/02/10No seminar-Fayette County Schools Spring Break
04/09/10No Seminar-ATVB Conference
04/16/10Jerry Ware, Ph.D.University of ArkansasPlatelet Glycoproteins in Thrombosis and Beyond.                             Zhenyu Li, M.D., Ph.D.
04/23/10John A. Curci, M.D., F.A.C.S.Washington University in St. LouisReconsidering AAA Investigation Goals and ApproachesAlan Daugherty, Ph.D., D.Sc.
04/30/10Maria Hatzoglou, Ph.D.Case Western Reserve UniversityStress Responses and Cell Fate Decisions in Response to Physiological and Pathological StressGregory A. Graf, Ph.D.
*05/04/10 location:Pharmacy BPC 234B  John S. Parks, Ph.D.Wake Forest UniversityExploring 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 CenterThe 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., FAHACase Western Reserve UniversityCrippling Cardiovascular Disease with KruppelsDennis Bruemmer, M.D., Ph.D.
05/21/10Daniel J. Conklin, Ph.D.University of LouisvilleGlutathione S-transferase P in Cardiovascular Protection: Models and MechanismsLu-Yuan Lee, Ph.D.

Fall Semester 2010

09/03/10Sampath Parthasarathy, Ph.D., M.B.A., F.A.H.A.The Ohio State UniversityAspirin-Cardiovascular Effects Beyond PlateletsAlan Daugherty, Ph.D., D.Sc.
09/10/10Jianglin Fan, M.D., Ph.D.University of Yamanashi Yamanashi, JapanFunctional Roles of Apolipoprotein AII in Lipid Metabolism and AtherosclerosisXiangan Li, Ph.D.
09/17/10Karin Bornfeldt, PhD,University of WashingtonDiscovering New Roles for acyl-CoA Synthesis in Diabetes and AtherosclerosisLisa Tannock, M.D.
09/24/10Carlie J.M. de Vries, Ph.D.University of AmsterdamNuclear Receptors Nur77 and Nurr1 in Vascular DiseaseDennis Bruemmer, M.D., Ph.D.
10/01/10Suresh C. Tyagi, Ph.D.University of LouisvilleMechanism of Mouse Coronary Vasospasm in Hyperhomocysteinemia: Homocysteine, the Good, the Bad and the UglyMing Gong, Ph.D., M.D.
10/08/10No Seminar- 2010 South East Lipid Conference
10/15/10John B. Chang, M.D., FICA, FACSLong Island Vascular CenterComplex Reconstruction in Vascular Diseases and Future HorizonSibu P. Saha, M.D., MBA
10/22/10No Seminar-GHI Cardiovascular Research Day
10/29/10No Seminar   
11/05/10Alan Tall, M.D.Columbia UniversityHematopoietic Stem Cell Proliferation, Leukocytosis and AtherosclerosisDennis Bruemmer, M.D., Ph.D.
11/12/10Prof. Dr. Uwe JF TietgeUniversity Medical Center GroningenRegulation of Reverse Cholesterol TransportDennis Bruemmer, M.D., Ph.D Nancy R. Webb, Ph.D
11/19/10Gwendalyn J. Randolph, Ph.D.Mount SinaiDampening the Role of Macrophages as Mediators of Inflammatory Disease in the Cardiovascular SystemDennis Bruemmer, M.D., Ph.D.
11/26/10No Seminar-Thanksgiving Holiday   
12/03/10Richard M. Mortensen, M.D., Ph.D.University of MichiganMineralocorticoid Receptor Function in Innate Immunity:  Myeloid Role in Cardiac RemodelingDennis Bruemmer, M.D., Ph.D.

Ping Wang, M.D.

The Feinstein Institute for Medical Research

Sepsis and Regulation of InflammationXiangan Li, PhD

Spring Semester 2009

1/30/09John D. Baxter, M.D.Methodist Hospital Research Institute Center for Diabetes ResearchDeveloping Thyroid Hormone Analogues to Attack Lipid Disorders, Obesity and Diabetes.Alan Daugherty, Ph.D.
2/13/09Xiang-An Li, Ph.D.University of KentuckyRole of SR-BI in Sepsis-Is Corticosteroid Treatment Beneficial for Sepsis?Alan Daugherty, Ph.D.
2/27/09Ming-Hui Zou, M.D., Ph.D.University of Oklahoma Health Sciences CenterThe 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.
3/06/09M. Mahmood Hussain, Ph.D.SUNY Downstate Medical CenterMicrosomal Triglyceride Transfer Protein in Lipid and Lipoprotein Metabolism.Erik Eckhardt, Ph.D.
3/13/09Hainsworth Shin, Ph.D.University of KentuckyExploring Relationships Between Mechanosensitivity and Vascular Cell Activity.Alan Daugherty, Ph.D.
3/20/09Martin E. Young, D.Phil.Baylor College of MedicineIdentifying Novel Roles for the Circadian Clock within the Heart.Karyn A. Esser, Ph.D.
3/27/09Zhenyu Li, M.D., Ph.D.University of KentuckyLPS Stimulates Platelet Secretion and Potentiates Platelet Aggregation via TLR4/MyD88 and the cGMP-Dependent Protein Kinase Pathway.Alan Daugherty, Ph.D.
4/03/09No Seminar-Fayette County Schools Spring Break
4/10/09Allan S. Jaffe, M.D.Mayo ClinicCardiac Biomarkers, Technical, Analytical, and Biological Challenges.Jorge Alegria, M.D.
4/17/09Murray Esler, M.B.B.S., Ph.D.Baker IDI Heart & Diabetes InstituteNeural Mechanisms of Psychogenic Cardiovascular Disease.Sean Stocker, Ph.D.
4/24/09Kailash Prasad, M.D., Ph.D.University of SaskatchewanSoluble Receptors for Advanced Glycation Endproducts (sRAGE) and Cardiovascular Diseases.Sibu Saha, M.D.
5/1/09No Seminar-ATVB Conference
5/08/09Hendrikus L. Granzier. Ph.D.University of ArizonaThe Elastic Protein Titin-A Molecular Giant at the Crossroad of Signaling and Muscle Mechanics.Kenneth Campbell, Ph.D.
5/15/09Brian R. Wamhoff, Ph.D.-CancelledUniversity of VirginiaMolecular 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.
5/29/09Stanley L. Hazen, M.D., Ph.D.Cleveland ClinicDysfunctional HDL-Particle at the Crossroads of Inflammation, Oxidative Stress and Atherogenesis.Gregory Graf,

Fall Semester 2009

9/4/09Michael W. Brands, Ph.D. The Ohio State UniversityAspirin-Cardiovascular Effects Beyond PlateletsAlan Daugherty, Ph.D., D.Sc.
9/11/09L. Gabriel Navar, Ph.D.University of Yamanashi Yamanashi, JapanFunctional Roles of Apolipoprotein AII in Lipid Metabolism and AtherosclerosisXiangan Li, Ph.D.
9/18/09Preetha Shridas. Ph.D.University of WashingtonDiscovering New Roles for acyl-CoA Synthesis in Diabetes and AtherosclerosisLisa Tannock, M.D.
9/25/09Brian N. Finck, Ph.D.University of AmsterdamNuclear Receptors Nur77 and Nurr1 in Vascular DiseaseDennis Bruemmer, M.D., Ph.D.
10/2/09Lisa R. Tannock, M.D.University of LouisvilleMechanism of Mouse Coronary Vasospasm in Hyperhomocysteinemia: Homocysteine, the Good, the Bad and the UglyMing Gong, Ph.D., M.D.
10/9/09Coleen A. McNamara, M.D.   
10/16/09Ying Ge, Ph.D.Long Island Vascular CenterComplex Reconstruction in Vascular Diseases and Future HorizonSibu P. Saha, M.D., MBA
10/23/09No 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.
10/30/09Brian R. Wamhoff, Ph.D.University of VirginiaMolecular Regulation of Vascular Smooth Cell  Phenotype in Health and Disease.Alan Daugherty, Ph.D., D.Sc.
11/6/09Colleen M. Brophy, M.D.Vanderbilt Medical CenterEnhancing Vein Graft Patency Lessons in Translation, Innovation, and the Obvious.Alan Daugherty, Ph.D., D.Sc.       
11/13/09Ziad Mallat, M.D., Ph.D.Inserm Paris, FranceImmunomodulatory T Cell Responses in Atherosclerosis.Victoria L. King, Ph.D.
11/20/09Lisa Cassis, Ph.D. University of Kentucky Risk Factors for Abdominal Aortic Aneurysms: Lessons Learned from an Experimental Model. Dennis Bruemmer, M.D., Ph.D.
11/27/09No Seminar-Thanksgiving Holiday

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.
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

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

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

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

New Imaging Targets in Acute Myocardial Infarction.

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

AAA Disease: New Insights, New Opportunities.

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

Noxes, Redox Signaling and Vascular Pathobiology.

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

Fall Semester 2008

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

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

Jon Satin, Ph.D.
11/21Xander H.T. Wehrens, M.D., Ph.D.Baylor College of MedicineEmerging Role of Ryanodine Receptors in the Pathogenesis of Atrial Fibrillation.Ye Chen-Izu, Ph.D.
11/28No Seminar-Thanksgiving Holiday
12/05Kathryn Moore, Ph.D.Harvard UniversityCD36 Ligands Trigger Sterile Inflammation Via A Novel Toll-Like Receptor Heterodimer.Lisa Tannock. M.D. Sponsored by: Astra Zeneca
Leslie Cooper, M.D.Mayo ClinicEtiology and Pathogenesis of Myocarditis.Jorge Alegria, M.D.

Spring Semester 2007

01/11 ThursdayRobert M. Carey, MDEmery A. Wilson Lecture Series speaker - Thursday, 12noon UKMC HG 611Univ of VirginiaThe Emerging Role of Angiotensin AT2 Receptors in Cardiovascular and Kidney FunctionAlan Daugherty
01/19Kenneth Mahaffey, MDDukeProtection of the Myocyte during STEMI:  What have we learned?Steven Steinhubl
01/26Gabriele Pfitzer, Ph.D.Univ of Cologne, GermanyRegulation of vascular smooth muscle tone by urocortin / cAMP-induced activation of myosin II phosphataseMing Gong
02/2Kieren Mather, MDIndiana UnivEndothelin in Vascular and Metabolic Dysfunction in Insulin ResistanceDennis Bruemmer
02/9Susan S. Smyth, MD, PhDUniv of KYLysolipids in Cardiovascular DiseaseAlan Daugherty
02/16David G. Harrison, MDEmory UnivThe Role of Reactive Oxygen Species in HypertensionSumitra Miriyala
02/23Michael Mathier, MDUniv of PittsburghCurrent Concepts in the Diagnosis and Treatment of Pulmonary Arterial HypertensionSteven Steinhubl
03/2George Vetrovec, MDVirginia Commonwealth UnivThe Drug Eluting Stent Controversy: PCI vs. CABG 2007Steven Steinhubl
03/9Cancelled due to illness.   
03/23Magdalena Chrzanowska-Wodnicka, PhDBlood Research Institute,  Blood Center of WisconsinRap1 Signaling in Vascular CellsSusan Smyth
03/30Beata Wolska, PhDUniv of Illinois, ChicagoControl of Cardiac Function by Calcium and MyofilamentsMarius Sumandea
04/06Fayette Co. Spring Break - no seminar
04/13Mark Taubman, MDUniv of RochesterNew insights into the role of smooth muscle cells in regulating vascular inflammation and thrombosisSusan Smyth
04/20ATVB conference - no seminar
04/27Linda K. Curtiss, PhDThe Scripps Research InstituteToll-like Receptor 2 Expression in AtherosclerosisGregory Graf
05/4Nalini Rajamannan, MDNorthwestern Univ, ChicagoSterol and Statin Regulation of Aortic Valve Lrp5/beta-Catenin SignalingSusan Smyth
05/11John Guyton, MDDuke UnivContemporary Approaches to Treating Lipid DisordersAlan Daugherty
05/18Robert Eckel, MDUniv of ColoradoFuel Partitioning, Insulin Action and Body Weight RegulationLisa Tannock
05/25Guy Zimmerman, MDUniv of UtahInflammation in Ischemic Vascular DiseaseSusan Smyth

Fall Semester 2007

09/07Lisa Harrison-Bernard, PhDLSUControl of Renal Microvasculature by Angiotensin II.Lisa Cassis
09/14Steven Marso, MDMid-America HeartDiabetes & Vascular Disease: All things covered.Steven Steinhubl
09/21Zhenheng Guo, PhDUniversity of KYA Novel Mechanism by Which iPLA2 Links Diabetes to Cardiovascular diseases.Alan Daugherty
11/23HBPR conference-no seminar
10/05Jorge Alegria, MDUniversity of KYEisenmenger Syndrome.Steven Steinhubl
10/12Ira Goldberg, MDColumbia Univ

Diabetic heart diseases.

Lisa Tannock
10/19GHI Cardiovascular Research Day 
10/26Thomas P. Bersot MD, PhDUCSFContemporary Therapy of Hyperlipidemias.Alan Daugherty
11/02Jens W. Fischer, PhDUniv Duesseldorf, GermanyRegulation and function of hyaluronic acid syntheses in atherosclerosis.Dennis Bruemmer / Lisa Tannock
11/09Renu Virmani, MDCVPath InstituteAtherosclerosis:  How does it progress?Steven Steinhubl
11/16Pin-Lan Li, MD, PhDMedical College of VALipid Rafts-Mediated Membrane Molecular Trafficking and Redox Signaling in Endothelial dysfunction.Ming Gong
11/23Thanksgiving Holiday
11/30Sean D. Stocker, PhDUniversity of KYModulation of Sympathetic-Cardiovascular Circuits by Dietary Salt: New Mechanisms for Salt-Sensitive Hypertension.Lisa Cassis
12/07Gary Lewis, MDUniv of Toronto

Insulin Resistance to Diabetes: Mechanisms of the atherogenic dyslipidemia.

Lisa Tannock
Jeffery D. Molkentin, PhDCincinnati Children's HospitalThe three faces of calcium in the heart: Contractility, hypertrophy and death.Jonathan  Satin

Spring Semester 2006

01/13Peter Reaven, MDCarl T. Hayden VA Medical Center, Phoenix AZInflammation, Insulin Resistance and Cardiovascular Disease: Evolving InsightsDennis Bruemmer
01/20Andrew Morris, PhDUniv of KYCell Regulation by Bioactive LysolipidsAlan Daugherty
01/27Kristin Newby, MDDukeCardiovascular Disease in the "-omics" Era: From diagnosis and risk stratification to personalized careSteven Steinhubl
02/03Kristine Lain, MDUniv of KYCardiovascular complications induced by smoking in pregnancyAlan Daugherty
02/10Debra Moser, D.N.Sc.Univ of KYPhysiologic and Behavioral Mechanisms Linking Depression with Rehospitalization and Mortality in Patients with Heart FailureSteven Steinhubl
02/17Jane Reusch, MDUniv of ColoradoCREB Dysfunction in Diabetes:  A systemic response of death and dysfunctionDennis Bruemmer
02/24Eric R. Bates, MDUniversity of MichiganNitric oxide synthase inhibition in the treatment of cardiogenic shockSteven Steinhubl
03/03Helmut Schroder, PhDIMIM, SpainMechanisms of obesity with a focus on diet and physical activityBernhard Hennig
03/10Colin Macphee, PhDGSKLipoprotein-associated phospholipase A2 as a target of therapyAlan Daugherty
03/17John Solaro, PhDUniversity of IllinoisControl of Cardiac Dynamics at the Level of Sarcomeric ProteinsMarius Sumandea
03/24Randall C. Starling, MD, MPHCleveland Clinic FoundationUpdate on Cardiac Transplantation: Results and InnovationsSteven Steinhubl
03/31Sidney Whiteheart, PhDUniv of KYArf6: The forgotten G-protein in platelet signalingSteven Steinhubl
04/07A. H. Jan Danser, PhDErasmus MC, The NetherlandsCell and subcellular locations of angiotensin II productionLisa Cassis
04/14Peter Edwards, PhDUCLAFrom the fly eye to mammalian macrophages; critical roles for ABC transporters in controlling pigmentation and lipid homeostasisGregory Graf
04/28ATVB conference - no CVSS
05/5Anthony Ferrante, MD, PhDColumbiaMacrophages in obesity and insulin resistance:  Good guys or bad guys?Victoria King Lisa Cassis
05/12Gilbert Upchurch, MDUniversity of MichiganGender related differences in experimental aortic aneurysmsAlan Daugherty
05/19Mort Kern, MDPacific Cardiovascular Associates, CACoronary Physiology in the Cath Lab:  Theory and PracticeSteven Steinhubl
05/26Carlos M. Ferrario, MDWake Forest UniversityThe Role of ACE and ACE2 in Cardiac Function. A tale of Two EnzymesLisa Cassis

Fall Semester 2006

09/08Jonathan Makielski, MDUniversity of WisconsinThe Cardiac Na Current in Arrhythmia, Heart Failure and AnginaSteven Steinhubl
09/15Ishwarlal Jialal, MD, PhDUniversity of CA, DavisRole of Biomarkers of Inflammation in CVD/AtherosclerosisAlan Daugherty
09/22Samuel Silverstein, PhDColumbia University, NYEffects of Modified Extracellular Matrix Proteins on Effector Functions of Mononuclear PhagocytesRalph Miller
09/29Norbert Leitinger, PhDUniversity of VirginiaOxidized Phospholipids as Key Players in Chronic Vascular InflammationDennis Bruemmer
10/06Paul Anaya, MD, PhDUniversity of KentuckyRAGE Activation and Cardiovascular Complications in Diabetes MellitusAlan Daugherty
10/13GHI Cardiovascular Research Day - Marriott Griffin Gate Resort
10/20Bernard Gersh, MDMayoCardiac Cell Repair Therapy—Clinical PerspectivesSteven Steinhubl
10/27Wolfram Ruf, MDThe Scripps Research InstituteCoagulation Signaling PathwaysAlan Daugherty
11/03Russell P. Tracy, PhDUniversity of VermontInflammation, Heart Disease and Aging:  a Population Science PerspectiveAlan Daugherty
11/10Bart Staels, PhDUniversity of Lille, FranceCross-talk Between Nuclear Receptor Pathways in the Control of the Metabolic Syndrome and AtherosclerosisDennis Bruemmer
11/17Kristof Graf, MDGerman Heart Institute, BerlinVascular Targets and Development of Target Specific Contrast Agents for Plaque ImagingDennis Bruemmer
11/24Thanksgiving Holiday (no seminar)
12/01Marketa Jirouskova, PhDRockefeller UniversityPlatelet Membrane Proteins in ThrombosisSusan Smyth
12/08Kathy K. Griendling, PhDEmoryAngiotensinII-induced Oxygen Stress in Vascular DiseaseAlan Daugherty
Dean J. Kereiakes, MDUniversity of CincinnatiVascular Inflammation in Acute Coronary Syndrome and PCISteven Steinhubl

Spring Semester 2005

01/07Scott LeMaire, MDBaylor Medical CollegeUpdate on thoracic aortic aneurysmsAlan Daugherty
01/14Bertram Pitt, MDUniv. MichiganContemporary Management of Heart failure—Role of Aldosterone BlockersSteven Steinhubl
01/21Helen Hobbs, MDUTSWGenetics of Atherogenic LipoproteinsGreg Graf
01/28Debabrata Mukherjee, MDUKDiabetes, Coronary Artery Disease and RevascularizationSteven Steinhubl
02/04Alison Bailey, MDUKWomen’s Cardiovascular Health: Role of The American Heart AssociationSteven Steinhubl
02/11Yuqing Eugene Chen, MD, PhDMorehouse School of MedicinePPAR in the cardio-vascular systemDennis Bruemmer
02/25P. Christian Schulze, MDBrigham & Women'sRegulation of thioredoxin antioxidative function in hyperglycemiaDennis Bruemmer
03/04John Rutledge, MDUC DavisLipoprotein Interactions with the Artery WallLisa Tannock Nancy Webb
03/11Clinton Webb, MDMCGIntegration of sympathetic neural control and pro-inflammatory mediators in hypertensionMing Gong
03/18John J. Young, MDOhio Heart Health CenterInflammation in ACS and PCISteven Steinhubl
03/25Karen Hicks, MDFDADemystifying the FDASteven Steinhubl
04/01Abhijit Patwardhan, PhDUKRepolarization Alternans, Arrhythmia and RestitutionJoyce Evans
04/08No Seminar - Fayette Co. Spring Break
04/15William C. Balke, MDUKOrphaned Ryanodine Receptors and the Ca2+ Signaling Paradox in Heart FailureAlan Daugherty
04/22Gary Owens, PhDUVA“Molecular Regulation of SMC Differentiation in Development and Disease"Ming Gong
04/29No meeting - ATVB conference
05/13Philip M. Barger, MDBaylor Medical CollegeRegulation of cardiac nuclear receptors and fatty acid metabolism - the PPARty lineAlan Daugherty
05/20Hayes Dansky, MDColumbiaMetabolic and molecular determinants of vascular disease in obesity and diabetesVictoria King

Fall Semester 2005

09/09Robert Poston, MDUniversity of MarylandOverview of Aprotinin: Current Clinical ApplicationsVictor Ferraris / Bayer
09/16Robert S. Schwartz, MDMinneapolis Heart Institute FoundationAngiogenesis and Myogenesis: State of the ArtSteve Steinhubl / Bristol-Myers Squibb
09/23No seminar - SELRC at Callaway Gardens
10/07GHI Cardiovascular Research Day - Marriott Resort, Lexington
10/14Avril Somlyo, PhDUVASignaling in Smooth Muscle: A Tale of Two MiceMing Gong
10/21J. Lynn Jeffries, MDTexas Heart InstituteCardiovascular Genetics: from Bench to BedsideDavid Moliterno
10/28Lynn Hedrick, PhDUVADiabetic induced lipid abnormalities and atherosclerosisVicky King
11/04Larry Rudel, PhDWake Forest Univ.Role of ACAT in Lipid MetabolismAlan Daugherty / Merck
11/11William O'Conner, MDUniv of KYPathology of Atherosclerotic Plaque---- a current close up viewSteve Post
11/18Qingbo Xu, MD, PhDSt. George's HospitalThe Role of Stem Cells in AtherosclerosisAlan Daugherty
11/25No seminar - Thanksgiving holiday
12/02Michael S. Lauer, MDCCFEthical Issues Involving Authorship and Publication of Clinical ResearchSteve Steinhubl
12/09Rama Natarajan, PhDCity of Hope, Los Angeles, CARegulation of Inflammatory Genes Related to Diabetes and Cardiovascular DiseaseVicky King
Khaled Ziada, MDUniv of KYIntravascular Ultrasound Imaging: Towards A Better Understanding of Arterial DiseaseSteve Steinhubl

Spring Semester 2004

01/16Richard D. Weisel, M.D.Univ. TorontoCardioplegia 2004 - improved results of CABGFerraris / Quest Medical
03/12David Moliterno, M.D.UKCaveats of primary PCI for myocardial infarction: Should we build local care or centers of excellence?Daugherty / BMS
03/19Paul DiCorletto, Ph.D.Cleveland ClinicEndothelial cell activation by thrombin and TNF-alphaMao / GHI
03/26Curt Sigmund Ph.D.Univ. IowaInterrogating complex regulatory pathways in vivo by gene targetingCassis / GHI
04/02No seminar - Fayette Co. Spring Break
04/09Gregory Hundley, M.D.Wake Forest Univ.The Use of Magnetic Resonance Imaging in the Assessment of Heart FailureMoliterno / Novartis
04/16Maria Grant, Ph.D.Univ of FLParticipation of Hematopoeitic Stem cells in Pathological Ocular AngiogenesAmbati
04/23Sean Davidson, Ph.D.Univ. CincinnatiCellular cholesterol efflux: the role of sphingomyelin metabolites and the structure of nascent HDLWebb / GHI
04/30Seminar Canceled
05/07No seminar - ATVB conference, San Francisco
05/14Linda Demer, M.D., Ph.D.UCLAArtery Wall Calcification: Relationship with Osteoporosis Treatment?Alan Daugherty /BMS
05/21John Mieyal, Ph.D.Case Western ReserveGlutaredoxin: Specificity and Role in Redox Regulation, and Implications of Its Age-Dependent Changes in Rat HeartAsmis / GHI
05/28Thomas M. Coffman, M.D.DukeAngiotensin receptors and blood pressure: Something for everyoneCassis / Novartis
06/04William Stanley, Ph.D.Case WesternEnergy metabolism during demand induced ischemia and the potential for metabolic therapiesPost / CV Therapeutics
06/11Joseph P. Steiner, Ph.D.Guilford Pharm.Protective Strategies Targeting Immunophilin proteinsFerraris / GHI
Fall Semester 2004
09/10Steve Steinhubl, MDUKPlatelets and antiplatelet therapy: So many studies, so many unanswered questionsDavid Moliterno / BMS/Sanofi
09/17David Stump, PhDWake ForestProtecting the Brain During Cardiac SurgeryVic Ferraris / Bayer
09/24South East Lipid Research Conference -
10/01Chand Ramaiah MDUKControl of hypertension in the perioperative patientVic Ferraris
10/08Dennis Bruemmer, MDUKOsteopontin: A key cytokine and extracellular adhesive protein in Cardiovascular DiseaseAlan Daugherty
10/15Willa Hsueh, MDUCLANovel role of angiotensin II on cholesterol transportDennis Bruemmer
10/22Thomas Wight, PhDBenaroya Research InstituteThe Extracellular Matrix Controls Key Events in Atherosclerosis and RestenosisLisa Tannock
10/29Mario Garcia, MDCleveland ClinicCardiac CT imaging: state-of-the-artDavid Moliterno
11/05Masakazu Yamagishi, MDNational Cardiovascular Center, JapanAtherosclerotic Plaque Development: Clinicopathologic and Molecular AspectsGong Yuan Xie
11/11Menno de Winther, PhDMaastricht UniversityMacrophage inflammatory responses in atherogenesisThursday, 11:30 am, CTW 312Alan Daugherty
11/12Lawrence Chan, MDBaylorGene therapy for hyperlipidemia and diabetesAlan Daugherty
11/19Peter Edwards, PhDUCLAThe Role of the Oxysterol-Activated Receptor, LXR, and ABC Transporter Proteins in Lipid HomeostasisGreg Graf
11/26Thanksgiving Holiday
12/03Jay Edelberg, MD, PhDCornellYoung stem cells for the aging heartAlan Daugherty
12/10Silvia Santamarina Fojo, MD, PhDNHLBIHepatic ABCA1: Contribution to plasma HDL and apoB-containing lipoprotein levelsNancy Webb
Cecilia Giachelli, PhDUniversity of Washington Dennis Bruemmer
Spring Semester 2003
01/17Attila Szanto, MDUniv. of Debrecen, HungaryRegulation of lipid metabolism by nuclear receptors in macrophages. *Venue change: Health Science Bldg, 1st floor Commons, Rm 127van der Westhuyzen/ Nutr Sci
01/24John Gurley, MDUKCardiac Resynchronization Therapy. *Venue change: Health Science Bldg, 1st floor Commons, Rm 127McElderry /Cardiology / Sponsored By: BMS
02/07Shailesh Patel MD, DPhilMUSCGenetic defects in sitosterolemia *Venue change: Health Science Bldg, 1st floor Commons, Rm 127Daugherty / Nutr Sci
02/14Salem Seyal, MDU of LAcute Coronary Syndromes: Vascular biological insights and perspectivesDaugherty / GHI / Sponsored By: Medcon
02/28Victor Darley Umsar, PhDUABMechanisms of cell signaling mediated by reactive oxygen and nitrogen species; Implications for atherosclerosisAsmis / Nutr Sci
03/07Eric Endean, MDUKEndovascular Repair of AAA: Does it Meet Expectations?Randall / GHI
03/21Josiah Wilcox, PhDEmoryPotential common mechanism(s) leading to restenosis after angioplasty or stentingDaugherty / GHI
03/28David Cohen, MDCornell University"Phosphatidylcholine Transfer Protein: Function and Structure of a START Domain"de Villiers / GI
04/04Alyssa Hasty, PhDVanderbiltMechanisms of diabetic induced vascular diseaseDaugherty / Nutr Sci
04/11Spring Break - no seminar
04/18Pam Lucchesi, PhDUABRegulation of Vascular Smooth Muscle Cell Growth: Choosey Receptors Choose PYK2Post / GHI
04/25Robert Hegele, MDUWOGenetics of Atherosclerosis and RiskDaugherty / Nutr Sci
05/02Robert Gilmour, Jr., PhDCornell UniversityNew Approaches to Preventing Ventricular FibrillationPatwardhan / GHI
05/09ATVB meeting - no seminar
05/16Charles Loftin, PhDUKRegulation of ductus arteriosus closure in neonatal mice by COX-1 and COX-2Cassis / GHI
05/23Neil Shachter, MDColumbiaCellular triglyceride and cholesterol stores determine levels of mature presenilin and beta-amyloidSmart / PGY
05/30Clay Semenkovich, MDWash Univ.Fatty Acid Metabolism and the Vascular Dysfunction of DiabetesDaugherty / Nutr Sci
06/13Catherine Mao, Ph.D.UKRegulation and role of Wnt13 and Frizzled7 in the vascular wallDaugherty / Nutr Sci
06/20Jeffrey Field, MDU IowaIntestinal cholesterol trafficking and SREBPde Villiers / GI
Fall Semester 2003
09/05Zhouji Chen, Ph.D.Washington Univ.Apolipoprotein B gene knock-in mice: Novel animal models for atherosclerosis and lipid researchLisa Cassis / Nutr Sci
09/12William Douglas M.D.UKParticle image velocimetryVictor Ferraris / Surgery
09/19South East Lipid Research Conference - SELRC.ORG
10/10Jonathan Cohen Ph.D.UTSWMolecular genetics of autosomal recessive hypercholesterolemiaDeneys van der Westhuyzen
10/17Virgil Brown M.D.EmorySearching for clinical indicators of vascular diseaseAlan Daugherty / GHI / Sponsored By: MedCon
10/24Gill Heart Research Day 2003
10/31Sidney Whiteheart Ph.D.UKThe tricks and treats of platelet functionNancy Webb / GHI
11/14Nancy Brown M.D.VanderbiltInteraction of the renin-angiotensin-aldosterone and fibrinolytic system in humans.Lisa Cassis / Nutri Sci / Sponsored By: BMS
11/21Ian Sarembock M.D.UVAVascular injury and repair: studies in the mouse carotid modelAlan Daugherty / GHI
11/28Holiday - no seminar
12/05Michael Rosenfeld Ph.D.Univ of WashingtonRole of infection in the development of atherosclerosisAlan Daugherty / GHI
Mason Freeman M.D.HarvardCholesterol trafficking: the ins and outs of sterol transport in macrophageSteven Post / GHI
Spring Semester 2002
01/18Thomas Whayne MD PhDUKAggressive treatment of hypercholesterolemia versus the new NCEP guidelinesDaugherty / Cardiology
01/25Dave Randall PhDUKEffects of spinal cord transection on regulation of cardiovascular function: the ultimate sympathetic dysfunction.Smart / Physiology
02/01Ginell Post MD PhDUKDifferential activation of Ras signaling pathways: Implications for cardiac hypertrophy and heart failureCassis / Pharmacy
02/08Brad Keller MDUKInsights from developing embryos on cardiovascular malformationsPost / Cardiology
02/15Abhijit Patwardhan, PhDUKVentricular fibrillation: activation rates and restitution.Evans/Knapp / Biomed Engineering
02/22Jay Heinecke MDWashington UniOxidative mechanisms for activation of matrix metalloproteinases in atherosclerotic plaque ruptureDaugherty / Nutri Sci
03/15Victor Ferraris, MDUKSurgeon’s perspective on postoperative bleedingLasley / Surgery / Sponsored By: Kyger
03/22Patrick Tso PhDUCLipid Metabolism and ObesitySmart / Nutri Sci
03/29Eric Smart PhDUKHIV protease inhibitors, macrophage function, and atherosclerosisDaugherty / GHI
04/05AHA meeting - no seminar
04/12Brian Olshansky MDIowaEvaluation and management of syncopeBurkhardt / Cardiology
04/19Andrew Li MDUCSDPPARs and AtherosclerosisDaugherty / GHI
04/26Bradford Berk, MDU RochesterVascular Remodeling: Insights from Biochemical and GeneticApproachesSmart / Nutri Sci
05/03Carole Moncman PhDUKNebulette’s role in myofibril formationSmart / Physiology
05/10 U of L Evans / GHI
05/17Momtaz Wassef PhDNHLBIOrganizational structure and grant opportunities at NHLBIDaugherty / GHI
05/31Darryl Dias, MDUKCatheter ablation of pulmonary vein triggers of atrial fibrillationMcElderry / Cardiology
06/07Howard Rockman MDDukeGenetic Modifiers of Heart FailurePost / Pharmacy
06/14Jayakrishna Ambati, MDUKNew frontiers in ocular angiogensisSmart / GHI
06/28Jainglin Fan, PhDU TsukubaTransgenic rabbit models for the study of atherosclerosisDaugherty / GHI
Fall Semester 2002
09/06Edward Fisher MDMount SinaiRemodeling of atherosclerotic plaques: insights from novel mouse modelsSmart / GHI
09/13David Herrington, MDWake ForestUpdate on use of estrogen for prevention of heart diseaseMcElderry / GHI
09/20Stephen Szilvassy, PhDUKHoming of transplanted hematopoietic stem cells: new insights, new challengesSmart / PGY
09/27Jon Satin PhDUKChronic regulation of the cardiac calcium channel by a novel class of small G-proteins: putative therapeutic targets for diseased hearts?Smart / PGY
10/04SELRC - no meeting
10/11Omar Francone PhDPfizerThe role of ABCA1 in HDL formation and atherosclerosis: Insights from knockout miceDaugherty / GHI / Sponsored By:Pfizer
10/18Lisa Cassis PhDUKAngiotensin II: A Link Between Obesity and HypertensionPost / Pharmacy
10/25Helmy Siragy, MDUVARole of AT2 receptors in cardiovascular diseaseCassis / Nutri Sci
11/01Gill Heart Institute Cardiovascular Research day - no meeting
11/08Dennis Karanos MDUKDiabetes and cardiovascular riskSmart / PGY / Sponsored By: BMS
11/15George Pantalos PhDU of LCurrent status of the abiocor totally implantable artificial heart clinical trialEvans / Biomed Eng. / BMS
11/22Neal Weintraub MDU IowaOxidant stress in atherosclerosis and aneurysmsCassis / Nutri Sci
11/29Thanksgiving - No meeting
12/06Reto Asmis PhDUKGlutathione and atherosclerosisDaugherty / GHI
12/13Guy Chisolm PhDCleveland ClinicLipoprotein regulation of tissue factor expressionAsmis / GHI


Spring 2001

03/02Stewart Whitman PhDUKThe role of acquired immunity in the development of atherosclerotic lesions
03/09Alan Daugherty PhDUKClass A scavenger receptors in atherosclerosis - good, bad, or irrelevant?
03/16Juan Ochao MDUKArginase: the magical nutrient
03/23Paolo Fanti MDUKDietary soy intervention: studies on progression of renal disease and on secondary manifestations of established chronic renal failure
03/30David Williams PhDSuny at Stony BrookScavenger receptor SR-BI. A multifunctional receptor that mediates the transport of lipoprotein free and esterified cholesterol
04/06Willem deVilliers MD, PhDUKMacrosialin - another scavenger receptor?
04/13MacRae Linton MDVanderbiltInflammation, macrophages, and atherosclerosis
04/20William Abraham MDUKCardiac resynchronization for heart failure
04/27Nancy Webb PhDUKThe metabolic fate of high density lipoproteins after processing by the scavenger receptor B-I
05/3-4John Hall MDUniv. MississippiObesity, hypertension and end-stage renal disease
05/18Steven Post PhDUK 
05/25Mary Sorci-Thomas PhDWake ForestStructure function of HDL - relation to its protective effects
06/01Phyllis Wise PhDUKIschemic injury in stroke
06/08Marceille de Beer PhDUKSR-B1 and HDL: The importance of the ligand
06/15Harry Davis PhDSchering PloughMechanisms of cholesterol absorption - the development of novel inhibitors

 Fall 2001

09/07Joseph Vita MDBoston UEndothelial Dysfunction in Coronary Artery DiseaseDaugherty / GHIMedcon/Pfizer
09/14Prakash Narayan PhDUKCardiomyocyte Apoptosis Following Simulated Ischemia-ReperfusionLasley / Surgery 
09/21David Royston MDHarefield Hospital, UKImproving Patient Outcomes; Strategies for the Next MillenniumFerraris / SurgeryBayer
09/28No seminar
10/05Rolando Berger MDUKNew Issues in Venous ThromboembolismMoreno / GHIBMS
10/12GHI Cardiovascular Research day - no seminar
10/19Kevin Williams MDTempleExtracellular matrix and atherosclerosisDaugherty / Nutri SciBMS
10/26Sumant Lamba MDUKReview of Current Clinical Trials in Heart Failure at UKMoreno / GHIBMS
11/02Robert Taylor MD PhDEmoryRole of AngII in the development of atherosclerosisDaugherty / GHIAstra Zeneca
11/09Thomas Whayne MD, PhDUKAggressive treatment of hypercholesterolmia versus the new NCEP guidelinesDaugherty / GHIBMS
11/16David Hajjar PhDCornellRole of CD36 in AtherosclerosisSmart / Nutri Sci 
11/23Thanksgiving - no seminar
11/30Carl Sparrow PhDMerckLXR agonist - a new therapeutic approach for dyslipidemiasDaugherty / GHIMerck
12/07Ronald Law PhDUCLAPPARs, Lipids, Angiotensin II, and AtherosclerosisDaugherty / GHIMedcon/Pfizer
12/14Omar Francone PhDPfizerABCA1: The molecular mechanism underlying HDL mediated cholesterol removalDaugherty / GHIPfizer