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Physiology Seminar Series ~ 2020

Seminar Archives

 

Date Speaker Title

January 6

Faculty Meeting

No Seminar

January 13

Yusuke Higashi, PhD
Research Associate Professor
Department of Medicine
Tulane University SOM
New Orleans, LA
RECK and fibroproliferative vascular disease

January 20

Martin Luther King Holiday No Seminar

January 27

Keith C. Ferdinand, MD
Gerald S. Berenson Endowed Chair in Preventive Cardiology
Professor of Medicine
John W. Deming Department of Medicine
Tulane University SOM
Recent advances in resistant hypertension treatment and control

February 3

Faculty Meeting No Seminar

February 10

Eric Lazartigues, PhD
Professor
Department of Pharmacology & Experimental Therapeutics
Louisiana State University Health Science Center
New Orleans, LA
Role of ADAM17 and ACE2 in sympatho-excitation and neurogenic hypertension

February 17

Hong-Wen Deng, PhD
Professor
Edward G. Schlieder Endowed Chair
Director, Tulane Center for Bioinformatics and Genomics
Department of Biostatistics and Data Science
School of Public and Tropical Medicine
Tulane University SOM

Joint Seminar

Genomics and bioinformatic analyses for a complex trait-osteoporosis

February 24

Lundi Gras Holiday No Seminar

March 2

Faculty Seminar No Seminar

March 9

Muralidharan Anbalagan, PhD
Assistant Professor
Department of Structural & Cellular Biology
Director, Pre-Clinical Small Animal Imaging Facility
Tulane University SOM
Novel strategies for the treatment of bone metastases from breast cancer

March 16

Gregory Bix, MD, PhD
Director, Clinical Neuroscience Research Center
Professor and Vice Chair of Clinical and Translational Research
Vada Odom Reynolds Chair in Stroke Research
Department of Neurosurgery
Tulane University SOM

*****CANCELLED******

Enter the Matrix: Novel Therapeutic Targets for Ischemic Stroke

March 23

Antoine Chaanine, MD
Assistant Professor of Medicine
Section of Cardiology
Heart & Vascular Institute
Tulane University SOM

Zoom Meeting

Metabolic Remodeling in the Failing Heart : Role of the transcription factor FOXO3a

March 30

Xuebin Qin, MD, PhD
Professor of Comparative Pathology
Tulane National Primate Research Center
Covington, LA

Zoom Meeting

Fate Dynamics, Niches and Functions of Renal Macrophage (RM)

April 6

Faculty Meeting via Zoom No Seminar

April 13

Jacqueline M. Stephens
Professor
Pennington Biomedical Research Center
Department of Biological Sciences
Louisiana State University
Baton Rouge, LA

Zoom Meeting

Adipocyte signaling pathways that contribute to metabolic health

April 20

 

Dr. Meenakshi (Meena) Madhur
Assistant Professor
Department of Molecular Physiology and Biophysics
Vanderbilt University
Nashville, TN

Joint Seminar - Zoom Meeting

Hypertension and the maladaptive immune response

April 27

Srikanta Dash, PhD
Director, Hepatitis Research Laboratory
Professor of Pathology
Tulane University SOM

Zoom Meeting

Hybrid Extracellular Vesicles: Biomarker for Early Detection of HCC After Hepatitis C Cure

May 4

Faculty Meeting via Zoom No Seminar

May 11

Tianxin Yang, MD, PhD
Professor of Medicine
Division of Nephrology and Hypertension
University of Utah
Salt Lake City, UT

Zoom Meeting

Discovery of Biological Function of Soluble (Pro)Renin Receptor

May 18

Eric E. Simon, MD
Section Chief, Nephrology and Hypertension 
Program Director
Nephrology and Hypertension Fellowship
Tulane University SOM

Zoom Meeting

Kidney and Hypertension Issues with COVID-19

May 25

Memorial Day No Seminar

June 1

Faculty Meeting No Seminar

June 8

Nick Ferreri, PhD
Professor
Department of Pharmacology
New York Medical College
Valhalla, New York

***CANCELLED DUE TO WEATHER***

Intrinsic effects of TNF-alpha along the nephron

June 15

S. M. Jazwinski, PhD
Professor of Biochemistry
John W. Deming Regents Chair in Aging
Director, Tulane Center for Aging
Tulane University SOM

Zoom Meeting

Individual Phenotypic Variability –The Key to Personalized Medicine

June 22

Jia Zhuo, MD, PhD
Professor 
Department of Physiology 
Director, Tulane Hypertension & Renal Center of Excellence
Tulane University SOM

Zoom Meeting

The Novel Roles of Intratubular Paracrine and Intracrine Angiotensin II in The Kidney: New Insights and Future Perspectives

June 29

Yanbo Fan, MD, PhD
Assistant Professor
Department of Cancer Biology and Internal Medicine
Cardiovascular Health and Disease
University of Cincinnati
Cincinnati, OH

Zoom Meeting

Transcription factor EB regulates vascular homeostasis

July 6

4th of July Weekend No Seminar or Meeting

July 13

Zubaida Saifudeen, PhD
Associate Professor
Department of Pediatrics
Adjunct, Department of Physiology
Tulane University SOM

Zoom Meeting

Harnessing Metabolism to Modulate Nephron Progenitor Cell Fate

July 20

Chandramohan Ramasamy, PhD
Postdoctoral Fellow
Department of Physiology
Tulane University SOM

Zoom Meeting

Effect of tyrosol, a phenolic compound on streptozotocin-induced type-2 diabetic rats

July 27

Xiao Li, MD, PhD
Associate Professor
Department of Physiology
Tulane University SOM

Zoom Meeting

 

August 3

Faculty Meeting No Seminar

August 10

Nick Ferreri, PhD
Professor
Department of Pharmacology
New York Medical College
Valhalla, New York

Zoom Meeting

Intrinsic effects of TNF-alpha along the nephron

August 17

Andrew Grande, MD
Assistant Professor
Department of Neurosurgery
University of Minnesota Medical School
Minneapolis, MN

Zoom Meeting

Translating Neuronal Reprogramming for Stroke-Moving Beyond the Bench

August 24

Andrea Zsombok, PhD
Associate Professor
Department of Physiology
Tulane University SOM

Zoom Meeting

Brain circuits involved in the regulation of the liver

August 31

Ike Dela Pena, PhD
Assistant Professor
Pharmaceutical and Administrative Sciences
Loma Linda University
Loma Linda, CA

Zoom Meeting

Neurobiology of ADHD: New Insights from Animal Models

September 7

Labor Day Holiday No Seminar

September 14

Alejandro R. Chade, MD, FAHA
Professor
Department of Physiology and Radiology
University of Mississippi Medical Center
Jackson, MS

Zoom Meeting

Treating the kidney and helping the heart work in progress in experimental CKD

September 21

JOINT CONFERENCE
Department of Medicine

John Kirwan, MSc, PhD, FACSM
Professor
George A. Bray, Jr. Endowed Super Chair in Nutrition
Executive Director
Pennington Biomedical Research Center at LSU
Baton Rouge, LA

Zoom Meeting

Obesity, A Dying “Weigh” of Life

September 28

Kailash Pandey, PhD
Professor
Vice Chair of Medical Research
Department of Physiology
Tulane University SOM

Zoom Meeting

Npr1 Gate-Keeping Gene in Immunogenic and Inflammatory Pathways: Regulating BP and Kidney Dysfunction

October 5

Bina Joe, PhD
Distinguished University Professor and Char
Department of Physiology & Pharmacology
Director, Center for Hypertension and Precision Medicine
University of Toledo
College of Medicine and Life Sciences
Toledo, OH

Zoom Meeting

Annual Mayerson-DiLuzio Lectureship

Pressure from the Bugs within:  Microbiomic and metabolic contributions to hypertension

October 12

Caroline R. Sussman, PhD
Assistant Professor of Physiology
Translational Polycystic Kidney Disease Center
Mayo Clinic
Rochester, MN

Zoom Meeting

Zooming in and zooming out on cAMP signaling and kidney injury in polycystic kidney disease

October 19

John C. Burnett, Jr, MD
Professor of Medicine and Physiology
Consultant, Division of Circulatory Failure
Department of Cardiovascular Medicine
Consultant, Department of Physiology & Biomedical Engineering  
Mayo Clinic
Rochester, MN

Zoom Meeting

The Heart is an Endocrine Organ: From Biology to Innovative Therapeutics for Cardiovascular Disease

October 26

Michael F. Romero, PhD
Professor of Physiology
Consultant, Department of Physiology & Biomedical Engineering
Consultant, Division of Nephrology & Hypertension
Department of Internal Medicine
Mayo Clinic College of Medicine
Rochester, MN

Zoom Meeting

Acidosis, cysts, glaucoma and diabetes: Who needs to transport baking soda (NaHCO3) anyone?

 

November 2

Faculty Meeting No Seminar

November 9

Zhou Chengcheng, PhD, FAHA
Professor
Division of Biomedical Sciences
University of California
Riverside, CA

Zoom Meeting

IKKβ, from atherogenesis to adipogenesis and beyond

November 16

Gregory Bix, MD, PhD, FAHA
Director, Clinical Neuroscience Research Center
Professor and Vice Chair of Clinical and Translational Research
Department of Neurosurgery
Vada Odom Reynolds Chair in Stroke Research
Center for Clinical Neurosciences
Tulane University School of Medicine

Zoom Meeting

Enter the Matrix: Novel Therapeutic Targets for Ischemic Stroke

November 23

Ana Paul De Oliveira Leite, PhD
Post-Doctoral Fellow
Department of Physiology
Tulane University SOM

Zoom Meeting

The Role of AT1a Receptors in Angiotensin II-induced Hypertension: No Clear Sex in Proximal Tubule-specific AT1a Receptor Knockout Mice

November 30

Jean-Pyo Lee, PhD
Assistant Professor
Department of Physiology
Tulane University SOM

Zoom Meeting

Multiple Actions of Neural Stem Cells: Impact on Neurodegenerative Diseases and Neurovascular Injury

December 7

Faculty Meeting No Seminar

December 14

Hongju Wu, PhD
Associate Professor
Department of Medicine-Endocrinology
Tulane University SOM

Zoom Meeting

Pax4 gene therapy in diabetes treatment

December 21

Winter Recess No Seminar

December 28

Winter Recess No Seminar

**Not our normally scheduled day, time and/or place

Monday Seminars are held in the Tulane Medical School Building, Lecture Room 4150 from 12:00 Noon - 1:00 pm unless otherwise stated