Year 2019
Tulane Hypertension & Renal Center of Excellence (THRCE) Thursday Seminar Schedule




January 3, 2019

No Meeting
Week of New Year, January 1, 2019

Monday, March 11, 2019 **
Jointly Sponsored by THRCE & the Department of Physiology

R. Clinton Webb, PhD
Herbert Kupperman Chair in Cardiovascular Disease,
Regents' Professor, Department of Physiology,
Medical College of Georgia, Augusta, GA.

Mitochondria‐derived DAMPs as a trigger of innate immune responses and vascular inflammation in hypertension.

March 14, 2019 **

Special THRCE Seminar in honor of WORLD KIDNEY DAY 2019

Keith C. Ferdinand, MD, FACC ,FAHA, FASH, FNLA
Gerald S. Berenson Endowed Chair in Preventive Cardiology,
Professor of Medicine,
Tulane University, School of Medicine, New Orleans, LA.

Identification and Eliminating Disparities in CKD and ESRD.

March 25, 2019 **

Jointly Sponsored by THRCE & the Department of Physiology

Heather Drummond, PhD
Professor, Department of Physiology and Biophysics,
Director, Confocal Microscopy Facility,
Director, Histology Core,
University of Mississippi Medical Center, Jackson, MS.

Vascular Degenerins in Renal Hemodynamics.

April 18, 2019

No Meeting
Week of Good Friday, April 19, 2019

May 16, 2019

Jointly Sponsored by THRCE & the Department of Pediatrics

Leif Oxburgh, DVM, PHD
Faculty Scientist III (Full Professor),
Maine Medical Center Research Institute,
Scarborough, ME,
Professor: Cell, Molecular and Developmental Biology Program,
Sackler School of Graduate Biomedical Sciences,
Tufts University School of Medicine, Boston, MA.

Understanding the Niche that Controls Nephron Specification.

May 30, 2019

No Meeting
Week of Memorial Day Holiday, May 27, 2019

June 13, 2019

Jointly Sponsored by THRCE & the Department of Medicine

Snezana Petrovic, MD
Assistant Professor, Gerontology and Geriatric Medicine
Assistant Professor, Nephrology
Wake Forest School of Medicine,
Bowman Gray Center for Medical Education,
Winston‐Salem, NC

Dietary acid load, kidney function and disability in older adults: current evidence and future directions.

June 24, 2019

Jointly Sponsored by THRCE & the Department of Physiology

Krisztian Stadler, PhD

Associate Professor Oxidative Stress & Disease,
Laboratory Pennington Biomedical Research Center,
Baton Rouge, LA.

Mitochondrial substrate overload and chronic kidney disease.

September 9, 2019 **

Jointly Sponsored by THRCE & the Department of Physiology

Dulce Casarini, PhD
Department of Medicine, Discipline of Nephrology,
Escola Paulista De Medicina Universidade Federal de São Paulo,
São Paulo, Brazil

Association between 90 kDa N-domain ACE and presence of arterial hypertension.

Thursday, October 31, 2019

Kathy Newman Pediatrics Research Seminar
Jointly co-sponsored by THRCE

Professor Ian Smyth
Deputy Head (Research), Dept. of Anatomy and Developmental Biology,
Co-Head, Development and Stem Cells Program,
Monash Biomedicine Discovery Institute,
Monash University, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia

Making your kidneys and keeping them happy - Understanding the development and homeostasis of the renal collecting duct system.

**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.