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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 Conference Series

Research Conferences are held throughout the year on WEDNESDAYS at 12:00pm. This conference is held in the BST 1295 Conference Room unless otherwise noted below.

For more information about this conference, please contact Drs. Stephen Chan and Elena Goncharova. For scheduling, please contact Anna Marie Rompala.




2019

LOCATION

SPEAKER / TITLE

Jan 9

BST 1295

Jonathan Alder, PhD
University of Pittsburgh (PACCM)

“Telomeres, Lung Disease, and Appetite”

Relevant Publications:

Jan 16

BST S100A

Cynthia St. Hilaire, PhD
University of Pittsburgh (Card/VMI)

“Cardiovascular Remodeling: calcification, matrix degradation, and cell phenotype switching in vessels and valves”

Relevant Publications:

Jan 23

BST S100A

Thomas Coates, MD
University of Southern California

"Pain & Fear: A Mechanism Link to Sickle Vaso-occlusion"

Jan 30

BST S100A

CANCELLED - NO MEETING

Feb 6

BST S100A

David Ford, PhD
Saint Louis University

"Targeted and untargeted discovery of neutrophil-derived mediators and outcome predictors of sepsis multi-organ failure"

Relevant Publications:

Feb 13

BST S100A

Warren Ruder, PhD
University of Pittsburgh (Bioengineering)

"Enabling New Discoveries and Technologies by Combining Synthetic Biology with Biomedical Systems"

Relevant Publications:

Feb 20

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NO MEETING - Fellows' Retreat @ Seven Springs

Feb 27

BST S100A

Kong Chen, PhD
University of Pittsburgh (PACCM)

"IL-17 and lung inflammation"

Relevant Publications:

Mar 6

BST S100A

Eva Grayck, MD
University of Colorado

"EC-SOD regulation of redox sensitive signaling in pulmonary vascular diseases"

Relevant Publications:

Mar 13

BST S100A

Distinguished Lecturer Series

Catherine "Lynn" Hedrick, PhD
La Jolla Institute for Allergy and Immunology

"Immune Cell Heterogeneity in Atherosclerosis"

Mar 20

BST S100A

Mark Nicolls, MD
Stanford University

"5-lipoxygenase activity, regulatory T cells and BMPR2 mutations in the evolution of pulmonary arterial hypertension"

Relevant Publications:

Mar 27

BST S100A

Beth Roman, PhD
University of Pittsburgh

"Alk1 signaling in cardiovascular development and disease"

Relevant Publications:

Apr 3

BST 1295

Ana Mora, MD
Univeristy of Pittsburgh (PACCM/Aging)

"Mitochondrial dysfunction in the crossroad of aging and lung fibrosis"

Relevant Publications:

Apr 10

BST S100A

Sriram Krishnaswamy, PhD
Children's Hospital of Philadelphia

"Structural Correlates of Procofactor and Cofactor Function: A Final Frontier in Blood Coagulation Biochemistry"

Relevant Publications:

Apr 17

BST S100A

Lianghui "Lucy" Zhang, PhD
University of Illinois at Chicago

“Differential Pathogen Response Mechanisms and Single Cell Heterogeneity in Endothelial Regeneration”

Apr 24

BST S100A

Mark Gillespie, PhD
University of South Alabama

"New genomic threats in cardiovascular disease: More than mutagenic"

Relevant Publications

May 1

BST S100A

Distinguished Lecturer Series

Elizabeth "Tish" Murphy, PhD
NIH/NHLBI

UPDATED TITLE: The Role of Mitochondria in Cardioprotection

May 8

BST S100A

Distinguished Lecturer Series

Rhian Touyz, MBBCh, PhD
University of Glasgow

"Vascular signaling and redox networks- pathophysiological implications"

Relevant Publications:

May 15

BST S100A

E. Dale Abel, MD, PhD
University of Iowa

Mitochondrial Dynamics and Cardiometabolic Disease”

Relevant Publications:

May 22

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NO MEETING - ATS 2019

May 29

BST S100A

Ravi Shah, MD
Harvard Medical School

“Epigenetic approaches to cardiovascular and cardiometabolic risk”

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