Wilf Family Cardiovascular Research Institute

Past Research Seminars

2009-2010 Research Seminars

September 22, 2009
Bernhard Kuhn, M.D., Assistant Professor of Pediatrics, Harvard Medical School

October 20, 2009
Joseph Miano, Ph.D., Associate Professor of Medicine, University of Rochester

November 10, 2009
Paul A. Townsend, Ph.D., Associate of Molecular Cell Biology, University of Cambridge

December 15, 2009  (to be rescheduled)
Jennifer van Eyk, Ph.D., Director, Center Investigator, Johns Hopkins NHLBI

January 19, 2010
Peter J. Mohler, Ph.D., Associate Professor of Medicine and Molecular Physiology & Biophysics, University of Iowa

February 23, 2010
Raghu Kalluri, Ph.D., Associate Professor, Harvard University

March 16, 2010
Jon Epstein, M.D., Chair, Department of Cell and Developmental Biology, University of Pennsylvania

April 20, 2010
Nanette Bishopric, M.D., Professor of Pharmacology Medicine, University of Miami

May 18, 2010
Doris A. Taylor, Ph.D., Director, Center for Cardiovascular Repair, University of Minnesota

June 8, 2010
Gideon Koren, M.D., Professor of Medicine, Brown University


2008-2009 Research Seminars

Tuesday, January 13, 5-6 p.m.

Calcium-mediated cardiac injury and regeneration
Steven Houser, Ph.D., Temple University

Tuesday, January 20, 5-6 p.m.

Genetics of heart and muscle disease
Beth McNally, M.D., Ph.D., University of Chicago

Tuesday, February 10, 5-6 p.m.

Migration of monocyte-derived cells out of atherosclerotic plaques
Gwendolyn Randolph, Ph.D., Mt. Sinai Medical Center

Tuesday, February 17, 5-6 p.m.

Sphingosine 1-phosphate signaling in the vascular system
Timothy Hia, Ph.D., University of Connecticut

Thursday, February 26, 5-6 p.m. (note day change) 

Ca and CaMK: II signaling in cardiac myocytes: Heart failure and arrhythmias
Donald Bers, Ph.D., UC Davis-Loyola University Chicago

Tuesday, March 3, 5-6 p.m.

Proteasome dysfunction in cardiac ischemia and cardiomyopathies
Saul Powell, Ph.D., Einstein/North Shore-LIJ

Tuesday, March 10, 5-6 p.m.

PKCalpha regulates cardiac contractility and heart failure susceptibility
Jeffrey Molkentin, Ph.D., University of Cincinnati

Tuesday, March 31, 5-6 p.m.

Regenerative capacity of the myocardium
Rudiger von Harsdorf, M.D., University of Toronto

Tuesday, April 14, 5-6 p.m.

Notch function in angiogenesis
Jan Kitajewski, Ph.D., Columbia University

Tuesday, May 12, 5-6 p.m.

Doug Sawyer, M.D., Ph.D., Vanderbilt University

Tuesday, June 23, 5-6 p.m.

Regulation of cardiomyocyte size and function by ubiquitin ligases
Cam Patterson, M.D., University of North Carolina Chapel Hill


2007-2008 Research Seminars

Tuesdays, 5-6 p.m.
Cardiology Conference Room, Forchheimer Building Room G40

June 10, 2008

Oxidative stress and mitochondrial dysvunction in the hearin Chagas' Disease
Nisha Garg, Ph.D., University of Texas Medical Center

May 20, 2008

Heart Failure Progression: Targeting hypertrophy
Joseph Hill, M.D., Ph.D., UT Southwestern Medical center

April 22, 2008

Therapeutic Angiogenesis: Fact or Fiction
Christopher Kevil, Ph.D., LSU Health Sciences Center

March 25, 2008

Cell therapy for repair of myocardial infarction
Roberto Bolli, M.D., University of Louisville

February 26, 2008

Role of S-nitrosylation in heart disease
Jonathan S. Stamler, M.D., Duke University Medical Center

December 4, 2007

Rebuilding the failing heart: metabolic regulators of casrdiac growth and destruction
Heinrich Taegtmeyer, M.D., UT-Houston

Novermber 27, 2007

Nitric oxide regulation of exocytosis and vascular inflammation
Charles J. Lowenstein, M.D., Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine

October 23, 2007

Novel mechanism of cardioprotection by longevity factors
Junichi Sadoshima M.D., Ph.D., UMDNJ-New Jersey Medical School

September 18, 2007

Progress in human vascular tissue engineering
Laura Niklason, M.D., Ph.D., Yale University

September 11, 2007

Noncanonical glycosylation in the heart
Steven P. Jones, Ph.D., University of Louisville

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