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Speaker Title Location Institute Host/Sponsor
2/5/2021 Healthy Heart for Women Symposium Healthy Heart for Women Symposium
2/19/2021 Joseph L. Witztum MD "A Pivotal Role of OxPL in Atherosclerosis, NASH and Inflammation" Via Zoom - Passcode: CVRC UC San Diego Hong Lu, Ph.D.
2/26/2021 Kathryn Sandberg, PhD "Cause & Consequences of Sex Differences in COVID-19" Via Zoom - Passcode: CVRC Georgetown University Lisa Cassis, PhD
3/5/2021 Stephanie Watts, PhD "Chemerin as a connection between Hypertension and Obesity" Via Zoom - Passcode: CVRC Michigan State University Lisa Cassis, PhD
3/12/2021 Qun Sophia Zang, PhD "Autophagy in Sepsis-induced Cardiac Dysfunction" Via Zoom - Passcode: CVRC Loyola University Xiangan Li, PhD
3/26/2021 UK Academic Holiday UK Academic Holiday
4/2/2021 FCPS Spring Break FCPS Spring Break
4/9/2021 Lemin Zheng, Ph.D. "Lipid, lipoprotein, and vascular function." Via Zoom - Passcode: CVRC Peking University, China Hong Lu, Ph.D.
4/16/2021 Francesco Ramirez, PhD "Thoracic aortic aneurysm in Marfan syndrome; work in progress" Via Zoom - Passcode: CVRC Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai Mary Sheppard, MD
4/23/2021 Martha Sola-Visner, M.D. "Platelet transfusions in neonates: Friends or Foes?" Via Zoom - Passcode: CVRC Boston Children's Hospital Jeremy Wood, Ph.D.
9/10/2021 23rd Annual Cardiovascular Research Day TODD 234
9/17/2021 Filip K. Swirski, PhD "Lifestyle, Inflammation, and Cardiovascular Disease" Via Zoom Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai Congqing Wu, PhD
9/24/2021 Michael J. Wolfgang, PhD "Hepatic lipid signaling and metabolism in diabetes and obesity" TODD 234 Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine Robert Helsley, PhD and Gregory Graf, PhD
10/8/2021 Bin Zhou, MD, PhD "Endocardial Cells in Heart Development and Disease" TODD 234 Albert Einstein College of Medicine Hong Lu, PhD
10/15/2021 Lale Ozcan, MD "Glucagon-Rap1 Signaling in Metabolic Control" TODD 234 Columbia University Gregory Graf, PhD
10/22/2021 Timothy J. Stalker, PhD “Seeing is believing!: Imaging hemostasis in vivo” TODD 234 Thomas Jefferson University Wally Whiteheart, PhD
10/29/2021 Dudley Strickland, PhD “LRP1 and the vasculature: Role of rare variants in aneurysm formation” TODD 234 University of Maryland School of Medicine Hong Lu, PhD
11/5/2021 Hong Wang, MD, PhD, EMBA "Homocysteine-methionine cycle is a metabolic sensor system for methylation-regulated pathological signaling" TODD 234 Lewis Katz School of Medicine Gregory Graf, PhD
11/12/2021 Kiran Musunuru, MD, PhD "Genome editing to treat cardiovascular diseases" Via Zoom - Password: CVRC University of Pennsylvania Perelman School of Medicine Ryan Temel, PhD
11/26/2021 Thanksgiving Holiday Thanksgiving Holiday
Speaker Title Location Institute Host/Sponsor
1/24/2020 Prabhakara Nagareddy, M. Pharm, PhD Causes and consequences of myocardial infarction-induced granulopoiesis TODD 234 Ohio State University Ahmed Abdel-Latif, MD, PhD
1/31/2020 Craig Morrell, DVM, PhD Platelets and Megakaryocytes as Immune Cells TODD 234 University of Rochester Medical Center Zhenyu Li, PhD
2/7/2020 Healthy Heart for Women Day Healthy Heart for Women Day CTW127
2/14/2020 Adam Mullick, PhD Antisense Oligonucleotides as Cardiovascular Therapeutics: Past, Present and Future TODD 234 Ionis Pharmaceuticals, Inc. Hong Lu, PhD
2/28/2020 Robert J. Gropler, MD Chemokine Imaging in Atherosclerosis: The CCR2 Story TODD 234 Washington University School of Medicine Alan Daugherty, PhD, DSc & Vincent Sorrell, MD
3/6/2020 Eric Mullins, MD Should I stay or should I go: Fibrin(ogen) and fibrinolysis in neuroinflammation TODD 234 Cincinnati Children's Hospital Zhenyu Li, PhD
3/13/2020 Scott Gordon, PhD High Density Lipoprotein as a Regulator of Protease Activity in Atherosclerosis TODD 234 University of Kentucky Alan Daugherty, PhD, DSc
3/20/2020 UK Spring Break UK Spring Break TODD 234
3/27/2020 CANCELED TODD 234
4/3/2020 CANCELED TODD 234
4/10/2020 CANCELED TODD 234
4/17/2020 CANCELED TODD 234
4/24/2020 CANCELED TODD 234
9/11/2020 Congqing Wu "Introduction to RNAseq from a User’s Perspective" Hong Lu, PhD
10/9/2020 Jia L. Zhuo, MD, PhD, FASN, FAHA "The Novel Roles of Intratubular Paracrine and Intracrine Angiotensin II in The Kidney: New Insights and Future Perspectives" Via Zoom - Passcode: CVRC Tulane University School of Medicine Hong Lu, PhD
10/16/2020 Congqing Wu "Pyroptosis links innate immunity and coagulation" Passcode: CVRC University of Kentucky Alan Daugherty, PhD, DSc
10/23/2020 Leigh Goedeke, PhD "From the First World War to the War Against Obesity: Therapeutic Potential of Mitochondrial Uncouplers for the Treatment of Cardiometabolic Disorders" Password: CVRC Yale School of Medicine Greg Graf, PhD
10/30/2020 Nikolaos G. Frangogiannis, M.D. "Cardiac fibrosis: cell biological mechanisms and therapeutic opportunities" Passcode: CVRC Albert Einstein College of Medicine Ahmed Abdel-Latif, M.D., PhD
11/6/2020 Ada Weinstock, PhD "Fat and atherosclerotic plaque: Cross tissue communication in resolution of obesity-related inflammation" Via Zoom - Passcode: CVRC NYU School of Medicine Greg Graf, PhD
11/13/2020 Marko Poglitsch, PhD "Angiotensin Profiling by Mass Spectrometry - Applications and Challenges in Research and Clinical Diagnostics" Via Zoom- Passcode: CVRC Attoquant Diagnostics, Vienna, Austria Hong Lu, PhD
11/20/2020 A.H.J. (Jan) Danser, PhD "Angiotensinogen siRNA as a new tool to combat hypertension: lessons from animal studies" Passcode: CVRC Erasmus Medical Center Hong Lu, PhD
Speaker Title Location Institute Host/Sponsor
2/1/2019 Heathly Hearts for Women Symposium Pavilion A Auditorium Pavilion A Auditorium
2/8/2019 Tamer Mohamed, PhD "Novel Approaches for Endogenous Heart Repair" TODD 234 University of Louisville Ahmed Abdel-Latif, MD, PhD
2/15/2019 Jane Ferguson, PhD “Genes, Metabolites, and Disease: Translational Approaches to Probe Human Cardiometabolic Health” TODD 234 Vanderbilt University Ryan Temel, PhD
2/22/2019 Isabelle Deschenes, PhD MN263 This Date Only "The Cardiac Sodium Channel: Lessons Learned from Bedside to Bench" MN263 Case Western Reserve University Brian Delisle, PhD
3/1/2019 Jessica Woo, MHSA, PhD "Childhood BMI Thresholds, Trajectories and Critical Periods in Relation to Adult Cardiometabolic Risk" TODD 234 Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center Greg Graf, PhD
3/8/2019 Vincent Venditto, PhD “Is Cardiovascular Disease an Autoimmune Disorder?" TODD 234 University of Kentucky Greg Graf, PhD
3/15/2019 No Seminar - UK Spring Break UK Spring Break
3/22/2019 Brian Delisle, PhD "Precision Medicine: Lessons Long QT Syndrome" TODD 234 University of Kentucky Alan Daugherty, PhD, DSc
3/29/2019 Richard Becker, MD “Drug Development in 2019: A Journey and Lessons Learned” TODD 234 University of Cincinnati Susan Smyth, MD, PhD
4/5/2019 Alan Maisel, MD “Biomarkers to Guide Therapy in Heart Failure” TODD 234 University of California, San Diego Vikas Bhalla, MD
4/12/2019 Rodney Camire, PhD "Regulation of Coagulation Factor V: New Mechanistic Insights and Clinical Consequences" TODD 234 University of Pennsylvania Perelman School of Medicine Zhenyu Li, PhD
4/19/2019 Jake Lusis, PhD “Applying Systems Genetics to Dissect Cardiovascular and Metabolic Traits” TODD 234 UCLA Alan Daugherty, PhD, DSc
4/26/2019 David Gailani, MD "Evolution of the Blood Plasma Coagulation System – Factor XI as a Therapeutic Target" TODD 234 Vanderbilt University Jeremy Wood, PhD
9/20/2019 22nd Annual Cardiovascular Research Day No Seminar - Cardiovascular Research Day
9/27/2019 Elena Aikawa, MD, PhD “From extracellular vesicles to systems biology of cardiovascular calcification” TODD 234 Brigham and Women's Hospital Hong Lu, PhD
10/4/2019 Lance Johnson, PhD Lipid droplets in the Alzheimer’s brain: Is there a role for apoE? TODD 234 University of Kentucky Alan Daugherty, PhD, DSc
10/11/2019 Jonathon Leipsic, MD Coronary CTA in 2019 - From Plaque to Physiology and Beyond TODD 234 Centre for Heart Lung Innovation, St. Paul’s Hospital Steve Leung, MD
10/18/2019 Satya Kunapuli, PhD Molecular events in ITAM and hemITAM signaling in platelets TODD 234 Temple University Zhenyu Li, PhD
10/25/2019 Angel Baldan, PhD "Take Statins at Your Own RISC" TODD 234 Saint Louis University School of Medicine Greg Graf, PhD
11/1/2019 S. Steven Potter, PhD Hox Genes, Single Cells, and the Kidney TODD 234 Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center Hong Lu, PhD
11/8/2019 R. Clinton Webb, PhD, FAPS Mitochondria derived DAMPs as a trigger of innate immune responses and vascular inflammation in hypertension” TODD 234 Augusta University Alan Daugherty, PhD, DSc
11/15/2019 Sami Amr, PhD Genomic and transcriptomic analysis of myocardial tissue from nonischemic cardiomyopathy patients TODD 234 Brigham and Women's Hospital Paul Psychogios, MD
11/22/2019 Geoff Barnes, MD Antithrombotic Medication Management: Building Systems to Improve Care Delivery TODD 234 University of Michigan Susan Smyth, MD, PhD
11/29/2019 No Seminar - Thanksgiving Break No Seminar - Thanksgiving Break
12/6/2019 Jay Humphrey, PhD Mechanics and Mechanobiology of Thoracic Aortic Aneurysms and Dissections TODD 234 Yale University Mary Sheppard, MD
Speaker Title Location Institute Host/Sponsor
1/26/2018 Daniel S. Ory, MD “Cholesterol: Striking the Balance” BPC 234 Washington University School of Medicine 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 "Thoracic Aortic Disease: What Factors Promote Aortic Wall Destruction?" BPC 234 Baylor University College of Medicine Alan Daugherty, PhD, DSc
2/16/2018 Valentina Kon, MD "Urinary Lipoproteins Regulate the Renal Lymphatic Network" BPC 234 Vanderbilt University Hong Lu, MD, PhD
2/23/2018 Hong Wang, MD, PhD, EMBA "DNA hypomethylation-mediated endothelial Injury and monocyte differentiation" BPC 234 Temple University Changcheng Zhou, PhD
3/2/2018 Laurie Kilpatrick, PhD "Protein Kinase C and Control of Inflammation in Sepsis" BPC 234 Temple University Xiangan Li, PhD
3/9/2018 Yabing Chen, PhD "Vascular Calcification and Stiffness: Basic Mechanisms and Translational Potential" BPC 234 University of Alabama at Birmingham 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 "ApoC-II Mimetic Peptides for ApoC-II Deficiency and Other Causes of Hypertriglyceridemia" TODD 234 National Institutes of Health Xiangan Li, PhD
3/30/2018 Alan E. Mast, MD, PhD "TFPI and FV in Bleeding and Clotting Disorders" Blood Center of Wisconsin Jeremy Wood, PhD
4/6/2018 No Lecture-Fayette County Spring Break No Lecture-Fayette County Spring Break
4/13/2018 Bo Liu, PhD Thrombospondin-1, Inflammations and Aortic Aneurysms TODD 234 University of Wisconsin Nancy Webb, PhD and Ming Gong, MD, PhD
4/20/2018 Ming Gong, PhD Disrupted Circadian Rhythms of Blood Pressure and Vascular Function in Diabetes BPC 234 University of Kentucky Alan Daugherty, PhD, DSc
4/27/2018 Gia Mudd-Martin, PhD, MPH, RN and Apostolos "Paul" Psychogios, MD, FACMGG "Cardiovascular Genetics in the Era of Precision Medicine" TODD 234 University of Kentucky Susan Smyth, MD, PhD
5/4/2018 Camille Immanuel, PhD "Deficiency of the two-pore domain K+ channel TREK1 alters inflammasome activity in the alveolar macrophage" TODD 234 University of Kentucky Chris Waters, PhD
5/18/2018 John Curci, MD “The Ongoing Quest for Biologic Modifiers of the Human Aortic Aneurysm" TODD 234 Vanderbilt University Nancy Webb, PhD
9/14/2018 Hind Lal, PhD Novel Mechanism of Cardiac Function and Dysfunction TODD 234 Vanderbilt University 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 Hereditary Aortic Disease: Utilizing Genetics to uncover Pathogenesis TODD 234 Harvard Medical School Mary Sheppard, MD
10/5/2018 NO Seminar - Fayette County Fall Break NO Seminar No Seminar
10/12/2018 Brian O'Rourke, PhD Mitochondrial Calcium and ROS in Heart Failure and Sudden Cardiac Death TODD 234 Johns Hopkins Medicine Sanda Despa, PhD
10/19/2018 Crystal Ripplinger, PhD The nervous heart: Insights into autonomic-mediated arrhythmias TODD 234 UC Davis Ken Campbell, PhD
10/26/2018 Xianzhong Meng, MD, PhD Toll-like receptors and their endogenous activators in heart valve calcification TODD 234 University of Colorado Denver Xiangan Li, PhD
11/2/2018 Nicholas J. Leeper, MD “Emerging Aspects of Efferocytosis in Cardiovascular Disease” TODD 234 Stanford University Mary Sheppard, MD
11/30/2018 A. Phillip Owens III, PhD The Evolving Role of Protease-activated Receptors in Cardiovascular Disease TODD 234 University of Cincinnati Hong Lu, MD, PhD
12/7/2018 Dan Rudic, PhD and MPhil Cardiovascular Functions of the Circadian Clock TODD 234 Medical College of Georgia Ming Gong, PhD
Speaker Title Location Institute Host/Sponsor
1/13/2017 Jeremy P. Wood, PhD The Regulation of Blood Coagulation by TFPIα BPC 234 Blood Research Institute Blood Center of Wisconsin Susan Smyth, MD, PhD
1/27/2017 Jacqueline Saw, MD "Update on Spontaneous Coronary Artery Dissection" BPC 234 University of British Columbia Paul Anaya, MD, PhD
2/3/2017 Samithamby Jeyaseelan, PhD "Innate Immune Mechanisms in Pneumonia and Sepsis " BPC 234 Louisiana State University Xiangan Li, PhD
2/10/2017 Stella Aslibekyan, PhD "Integrative -Omics Analysis of Lipids in a Population-Based Study" BPC 234 UAB School of Public Health Gregory Graf, PhD
2/17/2017 Puja K. Mehta, MD "Women and Heart Disease: Coronary Microvascular Dysfunction" BPC 234 Emory University School of Medicine Paul Anaya MD, PhD
2/24/2017 Jeffrey S. Berger, MD, MS, FAHA, FACC “Stable Ischemic Heart Disease and the Role of Revascularization” BPC 234 New York University School of Medicine David Booth, MD
3/3/2017 NO Cardiovascular Seminar Series NO Cardiovascular Seminar Series BPC 234
3/10/2017 Antonio De Maio, PhD “Early Intervention for Sepsis Resolution. A Contribution from Experimental Animal Models.” BPC 234 UC San Diego 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 “mTORC1 & rapamycin in vascular smooth muscle: old dog, new tricks” BPC 234 Yale School of Medicine Greg Graf, PhD
3/31/2017 Eugene S. Lee, MD, PhD "The management of small abdominal aortic aneurysms" BPC 234 University of California, Davis Zhenheng Guo, PhD
4/7/2017 No Lecture-Fayette County Spring Break No Lecture-Fayette County Spring Break
4/14/2017 Carlos Fernandez-Hernando "Lipid metabolism and atherosclerosis: Novel insights into plaque formation" BPC 234 Yale School of Medicine Gregory Graf, PhD
4/21/2017 Danielle Dean, PhD "Nutrient Regulation of Pancreatic Islet Cell Proliferation" BPC 234 Vanderbilt University Medical Center Ryan Temel, PhD
5/12/2017 Camilla Ferreira Wenceslau, Ph.D. "Mitochondrial N-formyl peptides induce cardiovascular collapse and sepsis-like syndrome" BPC 234 Augusta University Alan Daugherty, PhD, DSc
5/19/2017 Donald Bers, PhD "Calmodulin and CaMKII signaling in cardiac myocytes" BPC 234 University of California Davis Sanda Despa, PhD
9/15/2017 Raj Janardhanan, MD “Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy: Lessons Learned from Advances in Imaging” BPC 234 University of Arizona Vincent Sorrell, MD
9/22/2017 MacRae F. Linton, MD "Macrophage Apoptosis in Atherosclerosis: A Matter of Life and Death" BPC 234 Vanderbilt University Gregory Graf, PhD
9/29/2017 Alison Kohan, PhD "ApoC-III: at the intersection of chylomicron synthesis and intestinal immune function" BPC 234 University of Connecticut Ryan Temel, PhD
10/6/2017 Alan Dardik, MD, PhD "How do veins adapt to the arterial environment?" BPC 234 Yale School of Medicine Alan Daugherty, PhD, DSc
10/13/2017 Chuanfu Li, MD, MS “Toll-Like Receptors, New players for myocardial ischemia/reperfusion injury” BPC 234 East Tennessee State University Xiangan Li, PhD
10/20/2017 Haichao Wang, PhD "Regulation and Pharmacological Modulation of HMGB1 Release in Experimental Sepsis" Lee Todd Bldg 234 Feinstein Institute for Medical Research Zhenyu Li, PhD
10/27/2017 David Y. Hui, PhD “ApoE Receptor-2: Much more than a lipoprotein receptor in cardiovascular protection” BPC 234 University of Cincinnati Hong Lu, MD, PhD
11/3/2017 20th Annual Cardiovascular Research Day Cardiovascular Research Day 2017 Lexington Convention Center Gill Heart Institute Cardiovascular Research Center
11/10/2017 Karin Hoffmeister, MD “Regulating billions of Platelets: The Role of Glycans in Platelet Clearance and Production" BPC 243 Blood Center of Wisconsin Zhenyu Li, MD, PhD
11/17/2017 Alan C. Braverman, MD "Marfan Syndrome and Related Aneurysm Disorders: 25 years and Still Learning!" BPC 234 Washington University School of Medicine Mary B. Sheppard, MD
11/24/2017 NO Seminar-Thanksgiving Break NO Seminar-Thanksgiving Break BPC
12/1/2017 Brian Finck, PhD "Standing on the shoulders of giants to study intermediary metabolism" BPC 234 Washington University School of Medicine Gregory Graf, PhD
12/8/2017 Catherine Granger, PhD "Maximizing Physical Activity in Lung Cancer Survivors" BPC 234 University of Melbourne Gretchen Wells, MD, PhD and Susan Smyth, MD, PhD
12/15/2017 Hanrui Zhang, MB, PhD "Linking human macrophage biology to cardiometabolic diseases: functional genomics integrating iPS cells and CRISPR technologies" TODD 234 Columbia University Alan Daugherty, PhD, DSc
Speaker Title Location Institute Host/Sponsor
1/22/2016 Cancelled - Alan Morrison, MD Immune-mediated Mechanisms of Atherosclerotic Calcification; Identifying Targets for Novel Therapeutic Approaches BPC 243 Yale University Susan Smyth, MD, PhD
1/29/2016 Elizabeth Tarling, PhD “Out with the old and in with the new: Regulation of Cholesterol Homeostasis” BPC 234 UCLA Alan Daugherty, PhD, DSc
2/5/2016 Brian Bennett, PhD Modeling the Genetic Architecture of Atherosclerosis in Mice BPC 234 University of North Carolina Alan Daugherty, PhD, DSc
2/17/2016 Mitchel Stacy, PhD "Non-Invasive Assessment of Skeletal Muscle Physiology and Vascular Remodeling Using Multi-Modality Imaging” MN 463 Yale University Alan Daugherty, PhD, DSc
2/19/2016 Lijun Xia, MD, PhD Podoplanin and its platelet CLEC-2 receptor in blood and vascular integrity BPC 234 University of Oklahoma Alan Daugherty, PhD, DSc
2/26/2016 Thomas Vallim, PhD "Transcriptional and Post-transcriptional Regulation of Cholesterol Catabolism" BPC 234 UCLA Alan Daugherty, PhD, DSc
3/4/2016 Julio Chirinos, MD, PhD "Targeting the Nitrate-Nitrite-NO Pathway to Improve Arterial Dysfunction in Heart Failure with Ejection Fraction" BPC 234 University of Pennsylvania Paul Anaya, MD, PhD
3/11/2016 Kristina I. Boström MD, PhD "The Remarkable Plasticity of Adipocyte-Derived Stem Cells (DFAT Cells)" BPC 234 Division of Cardiology, UCLA Gregory Graf, PhD
3/18/2016 Ernest Garcia, PhD Effect of recent advances in nuclear cardiology on clinical practice BPC 234 Emory University Paul Anaya, MD, PhD, Elizabeth Oates, MD
3/25/2016 Anna Schwendeman, PhD "Design and development of synthetic HDL nanomedicines” BPC 234 University of Michigan Vincent Venditto, PhD
4/1/2016 David Dichek, MD "Smooth Muscle TGF-Beta Signaling in Aortic Homeostasis and Disease: Implications for Human Therapies" BPC 234 University of Washington Alan Daugherty, PhD, DSc, and Hong Lu, MD, PhD
4/8/2016 Loren Hiratzka, MD "The Thoracic Aortic Disease Practice Guideline: Bringing Science, Clinical Experience and Intuition Together" BPC 234 TriHealth Heart Institute Alan Daugherty, PhD, DSc
4/15/2016 Evan Scott, PhD “Multimodal self-assembled theranostic nanomaterials for the detection and treatment of atherosclerosis” BPC 234 McCormick School of Engineering and Applied Science, Northwestern University Moriel Vandsburger, PhD
4/22/2016 Matthias Nahrendorf, MD, PhD Inflammatory Pathways in Ischemic Heart Disease BPC 234 Harvard University Hong Lu, PhD
4/29/2016 Robert Flaumenhaft, MD, PhD "Protein disulfide isomerase as an antithrombotic target" BPC 234 Harvard University Sydney Whiteheart, PhD
5/6/2016 Heinrich Taegtmeyer, MD Cancelled - More Friend than Foe: Insulin Resistance Protects the Heart BPC 234 The University of Texas Health Center at Houston Florin Despa, PhD and Sanda Despa, PhD
5/13/2016 Kathleen A. Martin, PhD “mTORC1 & rapamycin in vascular smooth muscle: old dog, new tricks” BPC 234 Yale School of Medicine Gregory Graf, PhD
9/9/2016 Wei Chao, MD, PhD “Extracellular RNA: A proinflammatory mediator and its potential role in I/R injury” BPC234 University of Maryland School of Medicine Xiangan Li, PhD
9/16/2016 Donna Arnett, PhD “Updates on the Genetics of Hypertension Induced LVH” BPC 234 University of Kentucky Alan Daugherty, PhD, DSc
9/23/2016 Lorrel Brown, MD "Cardiac Arrest: Can we improve outcomes through education?" BPC 234 University of Louisville Susan Smyth, MD, PhD
9/30/2016 Scott M. Gordon, PhD “The HDL Proteome: Influence on Lipoprotein Function and Correlation with Disease” BPC 234 National Institutes of Health Nancy Webb, PhD
10/7/2016 Marc Penn, MD, PhD “Regenerative Therapies to Prevent and Treat Cardiac Dysfunction” BPC 234 Summa Cardiovascular Institute Paul Anaya, MD, PhD
10/14/2016 Sarah Cohen, PhD "Imaging approaches for studying organelle dynamics and lipid trafficking" BPC 234 National Institutes of Health Gregory Graf, PhD
10/21/2016 Masanori Aikawa, MD, PhD "Exploring novel regulators of macrophage activation in vascular disease" BPC 234 Harvard Medical School Hong Lu, MD, PhD
10/28/2016 Rebecca A. Haeusler, PhD "Hepatic FoxO regulation of cholesterol metabolism" BPC 234 Columbia University Ryan Temel, PhD
11/4/2016 19th Annual Cardiovascular Research Day Gill Heart Institute Cardiovascular Research Center Lexington Convention Center
11/11/2016 Jorge DiPaola, MD "Genomic Approaches to Disorders of Platelets and Von Willebrand Factor" BPC 234 University of Colorado Zhenyu Li, PhD
11/18/2016 Joshua Muia, PhD "Regulation of the Antithrombotic Metalloprotease ADAMTS13" BPC 234 Washington University School of Medicine Zhenyu Li, PhD
12/2/2016 Philip Gordts, PhD "Understanding the impact of ApoC-III on cardiovascular risk" BPC 234 UC San Diego Ryan Temel, PhD
12/9/2016 Anders M. Näär, PhD "Transcriptional and MicroRNA Circuits Controlling Cholesterol/Lipids and Metabolism" BPC 234 Harvard Medical School and Massachusetts General Hospital Cancer Center Changcheng Zhou, PhD


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

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      

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
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
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
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
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.

Ping Wang, M.D.

The Feinstein Institute for Medical Research

Sepsis and Regulation of Inflammation Xiangan Li, PhD

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.
2/13/09 Xiang-An Li, Ph.D. University of Kentucky Role of SR-BI in Sepsis-Is Corticosteroid Treatment Beneficial for Sepsis? Alan Daugherty, Ph.D.
2/27/09 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.
5/29/09 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

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

01/18 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
02/15 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.
11/14 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
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
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
04/28 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
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
02/25 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
05/13 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
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
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 -
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
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
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
02/28 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
03/21 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
06/13 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
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
11/14 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
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
03/15 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
05/31 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

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
05/18 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

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