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Hypertension & Renal Center of Excellence
1430 Tulane Avenue
New Orleans, LA 70112
Phone: (504) 988-3703
Fax: (504) 988-2675

 

 

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2016
Tulane Hypertension and Renal Center of Excellence
Thursday Seminar Schedule

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SPEAKER

TITLE

January 14, 2016
NO MEETING

Date conflicts with Tulane Center for Aging Seminar
Speaker: Amanda Jo LeBlanc, PhD; Assistant Professor, Dept. of Physiology, Cardiovascular Innovation Institute, University of Louisville.
Topic: "Reversing Coronary Microvascular Dysfunction in Aging: Role of Thrombospondin-1"

January 28

Dewan S.A. Majid, MD, PhD, FAHA, FASN
Professor, Department of Physiology,
Director, THRCE Phenotype Core Facility,
Tulane University School of Medicine,
New Orleans, LA.

Differential roles for TNF-α receptors in salt sensitive hypertension.

February 11

M-Altaf Khan, PhD, MSCR
Research Assistant Professor,
Department of Medicine,
Section of Nephrology & Hypertension,
Tulane University School of Medicine,
New Orleans, LA.

Role of Innate Immunity in the Pathophysiology of Contrast-Induced Nephropathy in Hypertensive and Diabetic Mice.

February 25

Special THRCE Seminar
Jointly Sponsored by THRCE, Dept. of Endocrinology & Novo Nordisk, Inc.

Matthias von Herrath, MD
Vice President & Head, Diabetes R&D Center, Novo Nordisk, Inc.,
Professor/ Director, Center for Type 1 Diabetes Research,
La Jolla Institute for Allergy & Immunology,
Adjunct Professor, Dept. of Pediatrics & Medicine,
University of California, San Diego, School of Medicine,
San Diego, La Jolla, CA.

New insights into the pathology of type 1 and 2 diabetes.


WORLD KIDNEY DAY

March 10

Special THRCE Seminar in honor of
WORLD KIDNEY DAY 2016


Henry A. Punzi, MD, FCP, FASH
Internist,
Punzi Medical Center & Trinity Hypertension Research Institute,
Carrollton, TX.

Hypertension: How low should we go?

March 24
NO MEETING

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WEDNESDAY
March 30 **

Special THRCE Seminar

Maria Luisa S. Sequeira-Lopez, MD, FAHA
Harrison Distinguished
Associate Professor in Pediatrics,
University of Virginia, School of Medicine,
Charlottesville, Virginia.

Development of the kidney vasculature.

March 31 **
Time: 12 noon

Special THRCE Seminar

Mohan K. Raizada, PhD
Distinguished Professor,
Dept. of Physiology & Functional Genomics,
University of Florida,
Gainesville, Florida.

Brain-bone marrow communication: Implications for hypertension therapeutics.

April 7
NO MEETING

Date conflicts with Two Events
Experimental Biology Meeting, San Diego, Ca - April 2-6 &
Tulane Research Days, New Orleans, LA - April 6-7, 2016


April 21

Andrei V. Derbenev, PhD
Associate Professor,
Department of Physiology,
Tulane University School of Medicine,
New Orleans, LA.

The role of sodium-activated potassium channels in presympathetic RVLM neurons.

May 5

Meharvan Singh, PhD
Professor and Dean,
Department of Pharmacology & Neuroscience
University of North Texas (UNT)
Health Science Center,
Fort Worth, TX.

Novel mechanisms of progesterone-induced brain protection: Implications for Alzheimer’s disease.

WEDNESDAY,
May 11 **

Special THRCE Seminar
Co-Sponsored by the Dept. of Pediatrics

Maxime Bouchard, PhD
Associate Professor,
Department of Biochemistry,
Rosalind & Morris Goodman Cancer Research Center,
McGill University, Montréal,
Québec, Canada.

Apoptotic control of urinary tract morphogenesis.

May 19

Ihor V. Yosypiv, MD
Associate Professor,
Department of Pediatrics,
Chief, Division of Pediatric Nephrology,
Tulane University School of Medicine,
New Orleans, LA.

Translational studies on the role of the renin-angiotensin system in congenital anomalies of the kidney and urinaray tract (CAKUT).

June 2

Walter Lee Murfee, PhD
Associate Professor,
Department of  Biomedical Engineering,
Tulane University School of Engineering,
New Orleans, LA.

Applications of Computational and Experimental Approaches for Investigating Microvascular Structure and Remodeling.

June 16

Hongbing Liu, PhD
Assistant Professor,
Division of Pediatrics Nephrology,
Department of Pediatrics &
Department of Biochemistry,
Tulane University School of Medicine,
New Orleans, LA.

Histone deacetylases 1 and 2 balance nephron progenitor renewal and differentiation during Kidney organogenesis.

June 30

Paul Muntner, MD
Professor and Vice Chair,
Department of Epidemiology,
University of Alabama at Birmingham,
Birmingham, AL.

CANCELED & RESCHEDULED TO DECEMBER 15, 2016

July 14

Ruisheng Liu, MD, PhD
Professor, Department of Molecular Pharmacology & Physiology
University of South Florida,
Tampa, FL.

Novel Mechanism and Therapeutic Target for Salt-Sensitive Hypertension.

July 28

Minolfa C. Prieto, MD, PhD
Associate Professor,
Department of Physiology,
Co-Dir.: THRCE Molecular CORE Facility,
Tulane University School of Medicine,
New Orleans, LA.

Clinical Implications of the Prorenin Receptor in Diabetes Mellitus.

August 11

Samir El-Dahr, MD
Jane B. Aron Professor of Pediatrics,
Chair, Dept. of Pediatrics,
Tulane University School of Medicine,
New Orleans, LA.

Synthetic Nephron Progenitors for Chronic Kidney Disease.

August 25

Paul K. Whelton, MB, MD, MSc.
Show Chwan Professor
of Global Public Health,
Tulane University,
School of Public Health & Tropical Medicine,
New Orleans, LA.

The Systolic Blood Pressure Intervention Trial (SPRINT): Major findings and Implications for Clinical Practice.


September 8

Kailash N. Pandey, PhD
Professor, Department of Physiology,
Director, COBRE Transgenic Core Facility,
Tulane University School of Medicine,
New Orleans, LA.

Stimulatory and Repressive Limbs of Npr1: Regulation of Blood Pressure and Renal Injury

MONDAY,
September 19 **
Time: 12 noon - 1pm
Room# 4150

F. Javier Salazar-Aparicio, MD
Professor,
Department of Physiology,
University of Murcia, School of Medicine,
Región de Murcia, Spain.

Arterial pressure and renal effects of obesity in rats with an altered renal development

September 22

Zubaida Saifudeen, PhD
Associate Professor, Dept. of Pediatrics,
Section of Nephrology
Tulane Cancer Center Contributing Member: Genetics Program,
Tulane University School of Medicine,
New Orleans, LA.

TBA

October 6

Leonard G. Meggs, MD, FAHA, FASN
Nephrologist,
Ochsner Medical Center,
New Orleans, LA.

TBA

October 20

John K. Maesaka, MD
Chief Emeritus, Nephrology,
Director of Research,
Professor of Medicine SUNY,
Stony Brook Medical Schl., Stony Brook, NY,
Winthrop Nephrology Associates,
Winthrop University Hospital, Mineola, NY.

TBA

November 3

Richard N. Re, MD
Section Head, Hypertension,
Ochsner Medical Center,
New Orleans, LA.

TBA

November 10 **

Special THRCE Seminar

Ann Marie Navar, MD, PhD
Cardiologist,
Duke Health Center at Southpoint,
Durham, NC.

TBA

November 17
NO MEETING

ASN Kidney Week 2016
Chicago, IL - November 15–20

December 1

James R. Sowers, MD
Thomas W. and Joan F. Burns Missouri Chair in Diabetology,
Vice Chair for research, Dept. of Internal Medicine,
Professor, Dept. of Medical Pharmacology & Physiology,
Director of Center for Diabetes & Cardiovascular Research,
University of Missouri, School of Medicine,
Columbia, MO.

TBA

December 15

Paul Muntner, MD
Professor and Vice Chair,
Department of Epidemiology,
University of Alabama at Birmingham,
Birmingham, AL.

TBA

December 29
NO MEETING

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January 12, 2017

Nazih L Nakhoul, PhD
Research Associate Professor,
Departments of Medicine & Physiology,
Tulane University School of Medicine,
New Orleans, LA.

TBA

January 26, 2017

Suttira “Joy” Intapad, PhD
Assistant Professor,
Department of Pharmacology,
Tulane University School of Medicine,
New Orleans, LA.

TBA

**Not our normally scheduled day




Thursday Conferences are held in the Tulane Medical School Building, Room 4700 from 4:00 - 5:00 pm unless otherwise stated.

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