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





Tulane Hypertension and Renal Center of Excellence
Thursday Seminar Schedule




January 7, 2010

Hiroyuki Kobori, MD, PhD
Associate Professor,
Department of Physiology,
Director, THRCE Molecular Core
Tulane University School of Medicine,
New Orleans, LA.

Augmented Intrarenal Angiotensinogen
in Diabetic Nephropathy.

January 21, 2010

H. David Humes, MD
Professor of Medicine,
University of Michigan,
President, Innovative BioTherapies, Inc.,
Chief Science Officer, CytoPherx, Inc.
Ann Arbor, Michigan.

An innovative device to treat the
immunologic dysregulation of acute
and chronic renal failure.

February 4

Ryosuke Sato, PhD
Postdoctoral Fellow,
Department of Physiology,
Tulane University School of Medicine,
New Orleans, LA.

Contribution of Proinflammatory Cytokines
to Regulation of Angiotensinogen
Expression in Renal Cells.

February 18



Happy Mardi Gras!

Thursday, February 25 **

Edgar A. Jaimes, MD
Associate Professor of Medicine,
Division of Nephrology
UAB School of Medicine,
Birmingham, AL.

Role of the transcription factor ETS-1
in the pathogenesis of vascular and
renal injury.

March 4

Dinko Susic, MD, PhD
Staff Scientist,
Ochsner Clinic Foundation,
New Orleans, LA.

Cancelled: Tulane Research Day

Seminar rescheduled to July 8th, 2010.

March 18

Mohan K. Raizada, PhD
Distinguished Professor,
Department of Physiology
and Functional Genomics
University of Florida,
Gainesville, FL.


ACE2: A novel target for cardio-pulmonary disease therapeutics.

Friday, March 19**

Time: 4:00 to 5:00pm
Venue: Lecture Rm# 4150

Special THRCE Seminar

Mohan K. Raizada, PhD
Distinguished Professor,
Department of Physiology
and Functional Genomics
University of Florida,
Gainesville, FL.

New Development in Neural-Mechanism
of Hypertension.

April 1



Mon, April 12 **

Time: 4:00 to 5:00pm

Special THRCE Seminar;
Jointly sponsored by

Department of Epidemiology

Luxia Zhang, MD

Associate Professor,
Renal Division,
Department of Medicine,
Peking University Institute
of Nephrology,
Beijing, China.

Chronic Kidney Disease in China.

April 15

Thomas Coffman, MD
Professor & Chief of
Department of Medicine,
Duke University, Durham, NC.

Cell-specific actions of AT1 Receptors
in Blood Pressure Control.

April 29

Michael S. Wolin, PhD
Professor of Physiology, New York Medical College, New York, NY.

Influence of Heme Metabolism and Redox Regulation of Soluble Guanylate Cyclase
and cGMP Protein Kinase in the Control
of Vascular Function.

May 13

Jane F. Reckelhoff, PhD
Professor Physiology and Biophysics,
University of Mississippi
Medical Center,
Jackson, MS.

Sex differences in the control
of blood pressure.

Tuesday, May 18**
Joint Seminar:
THRCE & Tulane
Department of Physiology

Phillip Darwin Bell, PhD
Chair & Professor,
Department of Medicine,
Director of Renal Research for the Division of Nephrology,
Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston, SC.

Tubular Flow Sensing: the Good,
the Bad, and the Ugly. Lessons Learned from Macula Densa Cells and
Polycystic Kidney Disease.

May 27

Lisa M. Satlin, MD
Professor  & Chair of Pediatrics,
Director, MD/PhD Training Program,
Associate Dean for Graduate Education in Translational Research,
Mount Sinai School of Medicine,
New York, NY.

Mechanoregulation of renal K transport: insights from ontogeny and disease.

June 10

Julia Cook, PhD
Co-Director, Research Laboratory of Molecular Genetics,
Ochsner Clinic Foundation,
New Orleans, LA.

Perspective on the Intracellular
Angiotensin System.

June 24


FASEB: Summer Research Conference,
Vermont Academy, Saxtons River, Vermont
June 20-25

July 8

Dinko Susic, MD, PhD
Staff Scientist, Ochsner Clinic Foundation,
New Orleans, LA.

Salt-Induced Renal Injury Mediated
by AT1 Receptor Activation in SHR.

July 22

Ganesan Ramesh, PhD
Assistant Professor,
Department of Medicine,
Pennsylvania State University,
Hershey, PA

Regulation of Inflammation by netrin-1
during ischemia reperfusion injury of the kidney.

August 5

Juan C. Duchesne, MD
Associate Professor of Surgery,
Director, Tulane Surgical
Intensive Care Unit, 
Division, Trauma & Critical Care
Tulane & LSU Department of Surgery
and Anesthesiology,
Tulane University School of Medicine,
New Orleans, LA.

Low Volume Resuscitation in Damage Control: The Never-Ending Conundrum.

August 19

Marica Bordicchia, PhD
Post Doctoral Fellow,
The Sanford-Barnham Medical
Research Institute,
Orlando, FL

Genetic analysis of RAS system: novel
AGT promoter variants.

September 2



September 16

Lydia A. Bazzano, MD, PhD, MPH
Assistant Professor
of Epidemiology,
Clinical Assistant Professor
of medicine,
Tulane University School of
Public Health & Tropical Medicine,
New Orleans, LA.

The effect of antihypertensive medication
on CVD events among persons without hypertension: a meta-analysis of
randomized controlled trials.

September 30 -- Cancelled & meeting rescheduled to:
Sat, October 2**,

Time: 7:30am-1:30pm
Venue: Andrea’s

Special CME Presentation
Jointly sponsored by COSEHC,
Tulane Heart & Vascular Institute

Various speakers

Topic: Achieving Cardiovascular Risk
Factor Control through an Integrated
Primary Care Model .

October 14


64th High Blood Pressure Research Conference 2010,
Omni Shoreham Hotel - Washington, DC
Oct 13-16, 2010

October 25 --

This seminar date replaces regular THRCE scheduled seminar date of October 28, 2010.

Time: 12:00 Noon - 1:00 PM
Venue: Lecture Room 4001, Tulane Medical School.

Special THRCE Seminar: sponsored jointly by THRCE & Department of Physiology

Michael Brands, PhD
Professor of Physiology,
Medical College of Georgia,
Augusta, GA.

Renal Mechanisms for Mediation
of Angiotensin Hypertension by IL-6.

November 11

Dewan S.A. Majid, MD, PhD
Department of Physiology,
Tulane University School of Medicine,
New Orleans, LA.

Redox Imbalance & Salt-Sensitive Hypertension

November 25



December 9

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

Renin-angiotensin system in ureteric
bud branching morphogenesis.

December 23



**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.

Tulane University, New Orleans, LA 70118 504-865-5000