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Vascular Medicine Institute
University of Pittsburgh
BST E1240
200 Lothrop Street
Pittsburgh, PA 15261
Phone: 412-383-5853
Fax: 412-648-5980

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Research-In-Progress Conference

The VMI/HVI Research-in-Progress Conference is held throughout the academic year on FRIDAYS at 12:00pm in the 1295 BST Conference Room, unless otherwise noted. This conference is a platform for those who have interesting, new, unpublished data to share in fields related to VMI/HVI research.

For more information about this conference, please contact Dr. Sruti Shiva.
For scheduling, please contact Cindy Hatfield.


2017

PRESENTER 1

PRESENTER 2 / 3

Sep 1

NO CONFERENCE - Labor Day Weekend

Sep 8

Courtney Sparacino-Watkins, PhD   (60 minutes)
(Mentor: Gladwin)

“Exploring the role of the molybdenum-dependent mARC2 enzyme in lipid homeostasis and obesity”

Sep 15

Kurt Prins, MD, PhD   (60 minutes)
University of Minnesota

"Multidisciplinary Approach to Right Ventricular Dysfunction in Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension"

Sep 22

Timothy C. Wong, MD, MS   (60 minutes)

“Cardiac imaging biomarkers for diagnosis and prognosis in hypertrophic cardiomyopathy”

Sep 29

Elizabeth Rochon, PhD
(Mentor: Gladwin)

“Investigating the role of zebrafish Cygb1 and Cygb2 in cardiac development and regeneration”

Jesus Tejero, PhD
(Mentor: Gladwin)

“Nitric oxide, fish, lipids, and the search for Cytoglobin function(s)”

Oct 6

NO CONFERENCE - UPitt Mitochondrial Symposium

Oct 13

Emilie Coppin, PhD
(Mentor: Dutta)

“Hind limb ischemic activates Hematopoietic Stem and Progenitor Cells resulting in myelopoiesis”

 

Oct 20

Marta Bueno, PhD   (60 minutes)
(Mentor: Mora/Gladwin)

“PINK1 Deficiency and age-related susceptibility to cardiovascular disease”

Oct 27

Aisha Walker, PhD   (60 minutes)
(Mentor: Ofori-Acquah)

"Hydroxyurea for Sickle cell Disease: New Tools for Investigating Barriers to a Proven Therapy"

Nov 3

Charly Lai, PhD
(Mentor: Gladwin)

"Role of Skeletal Muscle SIRT3 in PH-HFpEF"

Samit Ghosh, PhD
(Mentor: Ofori-Acquah)

"Enhanced Renal Clearance of Circulatory Heme: Basis for Acute Kidney Injury in Sickle Cell Disease”

Nov 10

NO CONFERENCE - AHA Conference in Anaheim, CA

Nov 17

Andrea Braganza, PhD
(Mentor: Shiva)

“Myoglobin regulates the function of the E3 ligase Parkin to modulate mitochondrial fusion and decrease breast cancer tumor progression”

Takuto Chiba, PhD
(Mentor: Isenberg)

“Deficiency in SIRP-α Cytoplasmic Region Confers Protection From Acute Kidney Injury”

Nov 24

NO CONFERENCE - Thanksgiving Holiday

Dec 1

Yao Li, PhD
(Mentor: Pagano)

Tomasz Brzoska, PhD
(Mentor: Sundd)

Dec 8

Micol Falabella, PhD
(Mentor: Kaufman)

 

Dec 15

NO CONFERENCE - LEAD Resident Research Program Event

Dec 22

NO CONFERENCE - Winter Holiday/University Closed



2018

PRESENTER 1

PRESENTER 2

Jan 5

NO CONFERENCE

Jan 12

NO CONFERENCE - AHA Fellows Research Day

Jan 19

Maria Kapetanaki, PhD
(Kato Lab)

Jan 26

Dharendra Thapa, PhD
(Mentor: Scott)

Sathish Vasamsetti, PhD
(Mentor: Dutta)

Feb 2

Qiujun Yu, MD, PhD
(Mentor: Chan)

 

Feb 9

NO CONFERENCE - VMI/Cardiology Fellows Retreat @ Seven Springs

Feb 16

Katherine Wood, PhD
(Straub Lab)

Zachary Rhinehart, MD
(Cardiology)

Feb 23

Daniel Simoes de Jesus, PhD
(Mentor: Pagano)

Janet Manning, PhD
(Mentor: Scott)

Mar 2

Sanghamitra Sahoo, PhD
(Pagano Lab)

Malamo Countouris, MD
(Cardiology)

Roy Sriwattanakomen, MD
(Cardiology)

Mar 9

NO CONFERENCE - Spring Holiday / University Closed

Mar 16

Hernando Gomez Danies, MD, MPH
(Critical Care Medicine)

Atinuke "Oyin" Dosunmu-Ogunbi
(MSTP / Mentor: Novelli)

George Cater, MD
(Fellow: Cardiology)

Mar 23

Eva Schmelzer, PhD
(Surgery)

Deirdre Nolfi-Donegan, MD
(CHP / Hematology-Oncology)

Mar 30

Grant Bullock, MD, PhD
(VMI / Pathology)

Dingxin Qin, MD, MSc
(Cardiology)

Apr 6

Vinny Negi, PhD
(Mentor: Chan)

Ahmad Masri, MBBS
(Cardiology)

Apr 13

Patricia Riva Marques, PhD
(Mentor: al Ghouleh)

Mourad Senussi, MBBCh
(Cardiology)

Apr 20

Nicoletta "Niki" Machin, DO
(Mentor: Ragni)

Alicia Topoll, MD
(Cardiology)

Wei Sun, MD
(Cardiology)

Apr 27

Arisha Patel, MD
(Mentor: van Londen)

Jonathan Florentin, PhD
(Mentor: Dutta)

May 4

Andrea Elliot, MD
(Cardiology)

Frances Belmonte, PhD
(Mentor: Kaufman)

May 11

Bukola Gbotosho, PhD
(Mentor: Kato)

Kelly Bailey, MD, PhD
(CHP / Hematology-Oncology)

May 18

Amber Johnson, MD, MBA
(Cardiology)

J. Andres Pulgarin, PhD
(Mentor: Bruemmer)

May 25

Paola Corti, PhD
(Gladwin Lab)