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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 S100A Conference Room (Starzl BST lobby) 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.


For a consolidated list of all special guest speakers for 2017-2018, click HERE.


For reference, FALL 2017 presentation information has been posted HERE.




2018

LOCATION

SPEAKER / TITLE

Jan 3

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NO MEETING

Jan 10

BST S100A

Distinguished Lecturer Series

Richard Youle, PhD | 2018 VMI Postdocs Visiting Professor
NIH-NINDS

"Familial Parkinson’s disease and ALS linked to Mitochondrial Fidelity and Selective Autophagy"

Relevant Publications:

Jan 17

BST S100A

Takis Benos, PhD
University of Pittsburgh

What happens in the lung? Multi-modal Data Integration and Causal Inference in chronic lung diseases

Jan 24

BST S100A

Lorenzo Berra, MD
Harvard University / Massachusetts General Hospital

"Hemolysis and Nitric Oxide"

Jan 31

BST S100A

Alan Daugherty, PhD, DSc
University of Kentucky

Complexities of the Aorta: Relationship to Aneurysms and Dissection

Relevant Publications:

Feb 7

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NO MEETING

Feb 14

BST S120

*note room change

Beth Roman, PhD and Sara Trucco, MD
University of Pittsburgh
ALK1 signaling in development of superior cavopulmonary anastomosis-associated pulmonary arteriovenous malformations

Guy Salama, PhD
University of Pittsburgh
Novel Pathways of Aberrant Ca2+ Dynamics in Heart Failure

Feb 21

BST S100A

CANCELLED

Amanda Doran, MD, PhD
Columbia University

Efferocytosis: Key Mediator of Inflammation Resolution"

Feb 28

BST S100A

Steven P. Jones, PhD
University of Louisville

Non-catabolic Fates of Glucose in the Heart

Relevant Publications

Mar 7

BST S100A

Sean Stocker, PhD
University of Pittsburgh

"Neurogenic Mechanisms of Salt-Sensitive Hypertension"

Relevant Publications:

Mar 14

BST S100A

Roberto Machado, MD
Indiana University Health

"The Role of NAMPT in Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension"

Mar 21

BST S100A

Partha Dutta, DVM, PhD
University of Pittsburgh

Regulation of myeloid cell function in cardiovascular and metabolic diseases

Relevant Publications:

Mar 28

BST S100A

Adam Straub, PhD
University of Pittsburgh

"Deconstructing the mechanisms controlling NO signaling in the vessel wall"

Relevant Publications:

Apr 4

BST S100A

Robert Lafyatis, MD
University of Pittsburgh

"Proliferation of profibrotic pulmonary macrophages in IPF and associated changes in vascular gene expression"

Relevant Publications:

Apr 11

BST S100A

Javed Butler, MD, MPH | 2018 HVI Fellows Visiting Professor
University of Mississippi

"Therapies for Acute Heart Failure: Whats next?"

Relevant Publications:

Apr 18

BST S100A

Yutong Zhao, MD, PhD
University of Pittsburgh

"The impact of bioactive lipid lysophosphatidic acid (LPA) and its receptors in lung diseases"

Relevant Publications:

Apr 25

BST S100A

Distinguished Lecturer Series

Paul Frenette, MD
Albert Einstein College of Medicine

"Nerve-vessel communication in hematopoietic aging and cancer"

Relevant Publications:

May 2

BST S100A

Sanjeev Shroff, PhD
University of Pittsburgh

"Relaxin: Cardiovascular Actions and Therapeutic Potential"

Relevant Publications:

May 9

BST 1295

*note room change

Distinguished Lecturer Series

Edward Morrisey, PhD
University of Pennsylvania

"Cellular and Molecular Mechanisms of Lung Regeneration"

 

May 16

BST S100A

Sailesh Harwani, MD, PhD
University of Iowa

"'The Neuro-Immune' Axis in Hypertension"

Relevant Publications

May 23

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NO MEETING

May 30

BST S100A

Priscilla Hsue, MD
UCSF

"HIV, Inflammation, and Cardiovascular Disease"

Relevant Publications:

Jun 6

BST S100A

Daniel Forman, MD
University of Pittsburgh

"Translating Biological Relationships Into Clinically Meaningful Endpoints For Older Adults"

Relevant Publication:

Jun 13

BST S100A

Mitchell Weiss, MD, PhD
St. Jude Children's Research Hospital

"Alpha Globin, for Better or Worse"

Jun 20

BST S120

*note room change

NO MEETING

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