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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 This conference is a platform for those who have interesting, new, unpublished data to share in fields related to VMI/HVI research.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.



2019

PRESENTER 1

PRESENTER 2/3

Feb 15

Maria Kapetanaki, PhD  (60 min)

“Cellular uptake of exogenous free heme: fact or fiction?”

Feb 22

NO MEETING - Fellows' Retreat @ Seven Springs

Mar 1

Brittany Durgin, PhD

“Loss of smooth muscle cell CYB5R3 amplifies angiotensin-II induced hypertension by increasing sGC heme oxidation”

 

Mar 8

Evan DeVallance, PhD

“Transcriptional Regulation of CXCL12 and its Effects in Pulmonary Endothelial Cells”

Mingjun Liu

“Functional Characterization of Vascular Smooth Muscle Cell Epigenetic Signature”

Mar 15

NO MEETING - University Closed - Spring Holiday

Mar 22

Emily Guhl, MD

“Social Determinants of Health and Atrial Fibrillation”

 

Mar 29

Special Guest Presentation (sponsored by Dept of Pharmacology & Chemical Biology)
Valerie O'Donnell, PhD
Professor of Medicine
Director, Division of Infection and Immunity
Immunity Research Institute
Cardiff University

“Functional oxylipidomics of blood clotting”

Apr 5

 

 

Apr 12

Amber Makani, MD

“The Safety and Efficacy of Anticoagulation For Atrial Fibrillation With DOAC Versus Warfarin in Patients With Various Stages of Renal Function”

Amy Marino, MD

“Preeclampsia and Peripartum Cardiomyopathy: Investigating a Common Vascular Pathophysiologic Mechanism”

Apr 19

Jake Jerome

“A loss-of-function single nucleotide polymorphism in CYB5R3 amplifies the response of bone marrow-derived macrophages to high salt”

Steven Shen, PhD

“Stiffness-induced TSC2 Deficiency Promotes Vascular Smooth Muscle Remodeling and Pulmonary Hypertension via Yap/mTOR Axis”

Apr 26

Bingxian Xie, PhD

“SGLT2 inhibition restores cardiac metabolic flexibility in diet-induced obese mice”

Laith Alkukhun, MBBS

“Improvement in endothelial dysfunction after initiation of anti-arrhythmic therapy in atrial fibrillation patients”

May 3

Sanghamitra Sahoo, PhD

“Notch2 - a Brake for Pulmonary Vessel EC Proliferation?”

Daniel Simoes de Jesus, PhD

“Is Nox1 a hub for signaling cascade in PAH?”

May 10

Micol Falabella, PhD

“Dnajc11: a novel regulator of mitochondrial structure”

Sathish Vasamsetti, PhD

“Origin and function of macrophages in visceral adipose tissue”

May 17

NO MEETING - ATS 2019

May 24

Luca Giordano, PhD

“mtDNA and TFAM dysregulation in COPD pathogenesis”

Wei Sun, MD

“'SCUBE1: A Novel Pathogenic Effector in Pulmonary Endothelium and Potential Clinical Marker in Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension”

May 31

Yao Li, PhD

“Involvement of PPARγ and NADPH oxidase 1 in aging-induced vascular endothelial cell senescence and dysfunction”

Jonathan Florentin, PhD

"Mechanism of Neutrophil egress from the Bone Marrow in Pulmonary Hypertension”

Jun 7

Yanbo Fan, MD, PhD
Research Assistant Professor
Cardiovascular Center
Department of Internal Medicine
University of Michigan

"The Role of Transcription Factor-EB in Vascular Biology"

Dr. Fan's relevant publications:

Jun 14

Robert M. Rogers Lectureship
“Understanding Aging Through the Prism of Alveolar Macrophages”
G.R. Scott Budinger, MD
11:00am-12:00pm
LHAS Auditorium, UPMC Montefiore

Jun 21

Shuai Yuan, PhD

“The role of endothelial NADH-cytochrome b5 reductase 3 in angiogenesis and inflammation”

 

Jun 28

Lindsey Cilia, MD

Evaluation of Outcomes in Our Revascularized Patient Population

Arun Iyer, MD

“Cardiac rehabilitation has important benefits for both HFpEF and HFrEF patients”

Amr Barakat, MBBCh

“Documentation of Shared Decision Making Around Primary Prevention Defibrillator Implantations”