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THRCE Seminar Series


 

Year 2020 - 2021
THRCE Frontiers in Hypertension & Kidney Research Seminar

DATE

SPEAKER

TITLE

March 5, 2020

No Meeting Scheduled

WKD
Thursday, March 12, 2020 **

Special THRCE Seminar in honor of WORLD KIDNEY DAY 2020

JIA ‘JOE’ ZHUO, MD, PHD
Director, Tulane Hypertension & Renal Center of Excellence
Professor, Department of Physiology
Tulane University School of Medicine,
New Orleans, LA.

Hypertension as the Key Factor & Therapeutic Target of Chronic Kidney Diseases.

Due to COVID-19, THRCE Seminars will be Zoom Meetings until further notice. 
Thank you for your understanding.

Monday, April 20, 2020 **

Hosted Jointly by THRCE, 
the Depts. of Medicine & Physiology.

Meenakshi Swaminathan Madhur, MD, PhD
Assistant Professor
Department of Medicine,
Division of Clinical Pharmacology,
Division of Cardiovascular Medicine,
Dept. of Molecular Physiology & Biophysics,
Vanderbilt University School of Medicine,
Nashville, TN.

Hypertension and the Maladaptive Immune Response.

Video recording of Presentation

Monday, May 11, 2020 **

Hosted Jointly by THRCE, 
the Depts. of Medicine & Physiology.

Tianxin Yang, MD, PhD
Professor of Medicine & Physiology
Dialysis Research Foundation Endowed Chair
Division of Nephrology & Hypertension
VA Senior Research Career Scientist
Veteran Affairs Medical Center
University of Utah
Salt Lake City, Utah.

Discovery of Biological Function of Soluble (Pro)Renin Receptor.

Video recording of Presentation

June 11, 2020

Junwang Xu, Ph.D
Assistant Professor of Surgery,
University of Colorado, Denver - Anschutz Medical Campus,
Children’s Hospital Colorado,
Barbara Davis Center for Childhood Diabetes
Aurora, Colorado.
Non-coding RNAs in diabetic wounds.

Video Recording of Presentation

June 25, 2020

Mingyu Liang, MB, PhD
Professor & MCW Eminent Scholar;
Department of Physiology,
Director, Center of Systems Molecular Medicine
Center Director,
Medical College of Wisconsin,
Milwaukee, Wisconsin.
miR-204: A High-Value MicroRNA.

Video Recording of Presentation

July 9, 2020

Eman Gohar, PhD
Instructor,
Section of Cardio-Renal Physiology & Medicine
Department of Medicine, Division of Nephrology,
The University of Alabama at Birmingham,
Birmingham, AL
G protein-coupled Estrogen Receptors in the Kidney.

Video Recording of Presentation

July 23, 2020

Barbara Thompson Alexander, PhD
Professor,
Department of Physiology and Biophysics,
The University of Mississippi Medical Center,
Jackson, MS.
Low Birth Weight and Increased Cardiovascular Risk

Video Recording of Presentation

August 6, 2020

Chih-Hong Wang, PhD
Research Investigator,
Department of Internal Medicine,
Michigan Diabetes Research Center (MDRC)
Metabolomics Core,
University of Michigan Medical School, 
Ann Arbor, MI.
Inhibition of renin angiotensin system improves leptin and insulin sensitivity.

Video Recording of Presentation

August 20, 2020

Dewan S.A. Majid, MD, PhD
Professor, Department of Physiology,
Director, Phenotype Core Facility, Hypertension & Renal Center of Excellence,
Chair, Seminar Committee,
Tulane University School of Medicine, 
New Orleans, LA.
Protective role for TNF receptor type-1 in the renal responses to high salt intake.

Video Recording of Presentation

September 3, 2020

Ryosuke Sato, PhD
Assistant Professor, Department of Physiology,
Director, Molecular Core Facility, Hypertension & Renal Center of Excellence,
Tulane University School of Medicine, 
New Orleans, LA.
Establishment of Novel Humanized Kidney Models for Medical Research: Engrafted Human Kidney Organoids to Animal Kidney.

Video Recording of Presentation

September 17, 2020

Ryuji Morizane, MD, PhD
Visiting Scholar, Wyss Institute, Harvard University,
Assistant Professor, Department of Medicine,
Harvard Medical School (HMS),
Research Staff, Nephrology Division,
Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH), Boston, MA,
Affiliated Faculty, Harvard Stem Cell Institute (HSCI),
Cambridge, MA.
Kidney Organoids for Disease Modeling and Regenerative Medicine.

Video Recording of Presentation

October 1, 2020

Curt D. Sigmund, PhD
James J. Smith & Catherine Welsch Smith,
Chair, Department of Physiology,
Associate Director, Cardiovascular Center,
Medical College of Wisconsin,
Milwaukee, WI
Post-translational Mechanisms in Vascular Smooth Muscle Regulate Arterial Stiffness and Blood Pressure: Role of RhoBTB1/Cullin-3.

Video Recording of Presentation

WHD
October 15, 2020

Special THRCE Seminar in honor of WORLD Hypertension DAY 2020

Tahir Hussain, PhD
Associate Dean of Research and Graduate Programs,
Joseph P. & Shirley Shipman Buckley Professor in Drug Discovery,
College of Pharmacy, University of Houston,
Houston, TX.

Immunomodulatory role of Angiotensin AT2 Receptor in Renoprotection.

Video Recording of Presentation

October 29, 2020
Canceled & Rescheduled to January 21, 2021

Peter M. Abadir, MD
Associate Professor of Medicine,
Division of Geriatrics Medicine & Gerontology,
The John Hopkins University, School of Medicine,
Baltimore, MD.
The Biology of Frail Angiotensin System Translated: Worn-out Mitochondria to Poor Wound Healing.

November 12, 2020

Robert M. Carey, MD
David A. Harrison III Distinguished Professor of Medicine
Dean, Emeritus, and University Professor
University of Virginia, School of Medicine
University of Virginia Health System
Charlottesville, VA
New AT2 receptor signaling mechanisms in natriuresis and defects leading to hypertension.

Video Recording of Presentation

November 26, 2020

No Meeting
Thanksgiving

December 10, 2020

Special THRCE Seminar

Jia ‘Joe’ Zhuo, MD, PHD
Director: Tulane Hypertension & Renal Center of Excellence
Professor, Department of Physiology & Medicine,
Tulane University School of Medicine, NO, LA.

How to Write R01 Grants: A Personal Experience & Perspective.

December 24, 2020

No Meeting
Winter Holidays

January 7, 2021

Bruce A. Molitoris, MD
Distinguished Professor,
Professor of Medicine, Nephrology,
Adjunct Professor of Anatomy, Cell Biology & Physiology,
Indiana University School of Medicine,
Indianapolis, IN.
Rapid Endothelial Clearance of Carbamylated Albumin: Potential for Inflammation?.

Video Recording of Presentation

January 21, 2021

Peter M. Abadir, MD
Associate Professor of Medicine,
Division of Geriatrics Medicine & Gerontology,
John Hopkins University, School of Medicine,
Baltimore, MD.
The Biology of Frail Angiotensin System Translated: Worn-out Mitochondria to Poor Wound Healing.

Video Recording of Presentation

February 18, 2021

A.H.J. (Jan) Danser, PhD
Professor of Pharmacology,
Department of Internal Medicine,
Erasmus Medical Center, Wytemaweg,
Rotterdam, The Netherlands.
Angiotensinogen siRNA as a new tool to combat hypertension and renal disease. Lessons from animal studies.

Video Recording of Presentation 

March 4, 2021

Jennifer C. Sullivan, PhD, FAHA
Interim Dean of the Graduate School,
Professor of Physiology, Medical College of Georgia,
Augusta University, GA.
Do T Cells Underlie Sex Differences in Blood Pressure Control?

Video Recording of Presentation 

WKD
Thursday, March 11, 2021 **

Special THRCE Seminar in honor of WORLD KIDNEY DAY 2021

John Cijiang He, MD, PhD
Professor of Medicine & Pharmacological Sciences,
"Irene and Dr. Arthur Fishberg" Endowed Chair of Nephrology,
Chief of Nephrology Division at Mount Sinai Health System,
The Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, New York, NY.

The Title of your talk: Single cell analysis for diabetic kidney disease

Video Recording of Presentation

March 18, 2021

Hong S. Lu, MD, PhD
Professor, Internal Medicine & Physiology,
Cardiovascular Research Center,
University of Kentucky College of Medicine, Lexington, KY.
Angiotensinogen links liver and kidney to atherosclerosis.

Video Recording of Presentation 

April 15, 2021

Hua Linda Cai, MD, PhD
Professor of Anesthesiology and Medicine,
Director of Translational Research,
David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA, Los Angeles, CA.
Novel molecular Mechanisms and Therapeutics of Cardiovascular, Respiratory and Metabolic Diseases

April 29, 2021

No Meeting
2021 EB Meeting: April 27-30

WHD
May 17, 2021 **

Special THRCE Seminar in honor of "2021 WORLD HYPERTENSION DAY"

Jointly hosted by THRCE and the Departments of Physiology and Medicine

Pedro A. Jose, MD, PhD
Professor of Medicine, Pharmacology, & Physiology,
George Washington University, School of Medicine & Health Sciences,
Washington, D.C.

Renal dopamine and salt sensitivity of blood pressure.

Video Recording of Presentation 

May 27, 2021

Jing Wu, PhD
Instructor,
Department of Physiology,
Medical College of Wisconsin, Wauwatosa, WI
PPARγ Downstream Pathways in Salt Sensitive Hypertension: Renal Hemodynamic and Immune Mechanisms.

June 24, 2021

Qingqing Wei, PhD
Assistant professor,
Department of Cellular Biology & Anatomy,
Medical College of Georgia, Augusta University,
Augusta, GA
Cell death and non-coding RNA Regulation in kidney Injury.

Video Recording of Presentation 

July 8, 2021

Prasad VG Katakam, MD, PhD
Associate Professor,
Department of Pharmacology,
Tulane University, School of Medicine,
New Orleans, LA.
Novel Effects of Nitric Oxide Synthase Inhibition on Mitochondrial Respiration.

Video Recording of Presentation

Summer Break

No Meeting Scheduled Until Fall 2021

September 16, 2021

Hosted Jointly by THRCE,  
the Kathy Newman Lecture of the Department of Pediatrics.

Ben Fogelgren, PhD
Associate Professor, Department of Anatomy, Biochemistry, & Physiology,
John A. Burns School of Medicine,
University of Hawaii at Manoa,
Honolulu, HI.

Urothelial dysfunction as a cause for congenital ureteropelvic obstruction and nephropathy.

Video Recording of Presentation 

September 30, 2021

Youhua Liu, PhD
Professor of Pathology,
UPMC Endowed Chair in Tissue Biology,
University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, (UPMC),
Pittsburgh, PA.
Tough neighborhood: Tissue microenvironment and kidney fibrosis.

Video Recording of Presentation 

October 14, 2021

Sarah Lindsey, PhD
Associate Professor,
Dr. Barbara S. Beckman Professorship in Pharmacology,
Department of Pharmacology,
Tulane University School of Medicine,
New Orleans, LA.
Postmenopausal Cardiovascular Disease: Chasing a Moving Target.

Video Recording of Presentation

October 28, 2021

Steven Daniel Crowley, MD
Professor of Medicine,
Member of the Duke Cancer Institute,
Duke University School of Medicine,
Durham, NC.
CANCELED & RESCHEDULED TO
MARCH 17, 2022

November 11, 2021

Sergey Dikalov, PhD, FAHA
Associate Professor of Medicine,
Director of Free Radicals in Medicine Core,
Division of Clinical Pharmacology,
Department of Medicine,
Vanderbilt University Medical Center,
Nashville, TN.
Mitochondrial Oxidative Stress and Sirtuin 3 in Hypertension and Vascular Diseases.

Video Recording of Presentation

November 25, 2021

No Meeting: Thanksgiving Holiday

December 9, 2021

Robert S Hoover MD, FASN, FAHA
Chief of Section of Nephrology and Hypertension,
Member of the Duke Cancer Institute,
Deming Department of Medicine,
Tulane University School of Medicine,
New Orleans, LA.
NCC AND ENaC: Facebook Friends or Linked (In) Together (and other stories of sodium transport)

Video Recording of Presentation

December 23, 2021

No Meeting: Winter Holidays

January 20, 2022

Zhongjie Sun, MD, PhD, FAHA
Chief of Section of Nephrology and Hypertension,
Professor and Chair,
Thomas A. Gerwin Chair of Excellence in Physiology,
Co-Director, UT Methodist Cardiovascular Institute,
Department of Physiology,
University of Tennessee,
Memphis, TN.
Epigenetic regulation of kidney function and blood pressure by KDM6A

Video Recording of Presentation

February 3, 2022

Yumei Feng Earley, MD, PhD. FAHA
Professor of Pharmacology, Physiology & Cell Biology,
Director, Transgenic Animal Genotyping & Phenotyping Core,
Director, MD/PhD Program,
Reno, NV.
The Brain Prorenin-Angiotensin System in the Regulation of Blood Pressure and Glucose Metabolism

Video Recording of Presentation

February 17, 2022

Tony Ye Hu, PhD
Professor, Biochemistry and Molecular Biology
Weatherhead Presidential Chair in Biotechnology Innovation
Director, Center for Cellular and Molecular Diagnostics
Professor, Division of Microbiology, Tulane National Primate Research Center
Professor, Department of Biomedical Engineering
School of Medicine, Tulane University, New Orleans, LA.
Written in Blood – Nanotechnology-enabled Biomarker Discovery for Disease Diagnosis

Video Recording of Presentation

Special THRCE Seminar
National Kidney Month

Thursday, March 17, 2022

Steven Daniel Crowley, MD
Professor of Medicine,
Member of the Duke Cancer Institute,
Duke University School of Medicine,
Durham, NC.
Regulators of Dendritic Cell-Mediated T Cell Activation in Salt-sensitive Hypertension

Video Recording of Presentation

Monday March 28, 2022 **

Hosted Jointly by THRCE & the Department of Physiology

Gregory D. Fink, PhD
Professor,
Weatherhead Presidential Chair in Biotechnology Innovation
Department of Pharmacology & Toxicology
Michigan State University
East Lansing, MI.

What can we learn about obesity-associated hypertension by studying Dahl salt-sensitive rats?

Video Recording of Presentation

April 14, 2022

Manoocher Soleimani, MD
Professor, Department of Medicine
University of New Mexico Health Sciences Center
Department of Veterans Health Administration
Staff Nephrologist
New Mexico Veterans Health Care System, Albuquerque, NM
Hypertension in Metabolic Syndrome: The Role of Fructose and Salt Absorbing Transporters in the Small Intestine

Video Recording of Presentation

May 12, 2022

Ruisheng Liu, MD, PhD
Professor, Molecular Pharmacology & Physiology,
Professor, College of Medicine Molecular Pharmacology & Physiology,
University of South Florida, College of Medicine, Tampa, FL.
A novel mechanism and therapeutic target for glomerular hyperfiltration and hypertension in diabetes

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**Not our normally scheduled day/time**

During COVID-19 restrictions: Zoom meetings will replace in person meetings. Zoom meetings are scheduled from 12 noon till 1 pm.

After COVID-19 restrictions are lifted: Seminars will be held in the Tulane Medical School Building, Room 4700 from 4:00 - 5:00 pm.