Seminar Series

Seminar Speakers 2012/2013 (All seminars presentations will begin at 11am in the mini-auditorium LIB-110)

Upcoming Presentations:


Friday, November 22, 2013
Laurival DeLuca, PhD
Professor of Physiology
Department of Physiology and Pathology
School of Dentistry
Sao Paulo State University - UNESP at Araraquara
Sao Paulo, Brazil 
"Thirst and Sodium Appetite: Two Sides of the Same Coin?  What inhibitory mechanisms are teaching us"


Friday, December 13, 2013
Jennifer Pluznick, PhD
Assistant Professor
Johns Hopkins School of Medicine
Baltimore, Maryland
"Olfaction and the Kidney"


Completed Presentations:

November 19, 2013, Mark E. Dunlap, M.D., Professor of Medicine, Case Western Reserve University, and Director, Heart Failure Section, Heart and Vascular Center, The MetroHealth System, Cleveland Ohio, "Chemoreceptor Hypersensitivity in Hypertension and HF: Clinical relevance and link to sleep apnea"

November 15, 2013, Keith Laurie, M.D., Professor of Emergency and Internal Medicine, University of Minnesota School of Medicine and Chief Medical Officer, Advanced Circulatory Systems, Inc, Minneapolis, Minnesota, "Harnessing the Intrathoracic Pump to Treat Hypotension, Cardiac Arrest, and Brain Injury"

October 25, 2013, Pooneh Bagher, PhD, Senior Postdoctoral Fellow, University of Oxford Department of Pharmacology, Oxford, Oxfordshire, United Kingdom,  "The Role of Calcium in the Microcirculation"

October 22, 2013, Stella Goulopoulou, PhD, Georgia Regents University, Medical University of Georgia, Augusta, Georgia, "Toll-like Receptor 9: A Link Between Circulating Mitochondrial DNA and Maternal Vascular Dysfunction in Preeclampsia"

September 20, 2013, Dr. Keisa Mathis, PhD, University of Mississippi Medical Center, Jackson, Mississippi, "Mechanisms of Hypertension in a Mouse Model of Systemic Lupus Erythematosus"

 May 24, 2013, Dr. Patrick Mueller, PhD, Wayne State University School of Medicine, Detroit Michigan
"Structural and functional neuroplasticity in brainstem control of sympathetic outflow: Influence of physical (in)activiy"

May 10, 2013, Dr. Jennifer Pluznick, PhD, The Johns Hopkins University of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland.
"Olfaction and the Kidney"

  May 3, 2013, Dr. Harold Gainer, PhD, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, Maryland.
"The cell-type specific expression of oxytocin and vasopressin genes n the CNS"

 April 17, 2013, Dr. Shieak Tzeng, PhD, MB, ChB, University of Otago, Wellington, New Zealand.
"The Brain Under Pressure: Emerging concepts in the regulation of cerebral blood flow"

 March 22, 2013, Dr. Kevin Shoemaker, PhD, University of Western Ontario, London, Ontario, Canada.
"Chemoreflex modulation of sympathetic neuronal recruitment"

March 15, 2013, Dr. George Brooks, PhD, University of California, Berkeley, California.
"Lactate, The Forgotten Metabolic Intermediate in Health and Disease"

January, 18, 2013, Dr. Jill Barnes, PhD, Mayo Clinic Health System, Austin, Minnesota,
"Brain blood flow in aging men and women"

December 7, 2012, Dr. Richard Wainford, Boston University School of Medicine 
"The PVN, the Kidney, and Hypertension"

 October 4, 2012, Dr. Claude Bouchard, Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge, Louisiana
"Physical Activity Attenuates the Influence of a Genetic Predisposition to Obesity"

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