Center for Hypertension Seminar Series (2017-2018)

The UIHC Center for Hypertension Research announces its inaugural seminar series.  These seminars will be held on Friday’s at 1 p.m. in 1289 Kelch Conference Room (CBRB) (unless otherwise noted) in weeks alternating with the Abboud Cardiovascular Center Seminar Series.

Date Speaker Host Title
Sept. 1 Frédérique Yiannikouris, PhD
University of Kentucky
Dr. Curt Sigmund The Role of the Prorenin Receptor in Obesity-Hypertension
Nov. 3
2-322 BSB

Anne Kwitek, PhD

Rajan Sah, MD, PhD

Hanna Stevens, MD, PhD


Salt-sensitive Hypertension and Metabolic Dysfunction in a Novel Rat Knockout

Regulation of Vascular Reactivity by Endothelial LRRC8 Proteins

The Impact of Preeclampsia on Neurodevelopment: Pilot Findings in Mouse Models

Nov. 7
2189 MERF
Satoru Eguchi, MD, PhD, FAHA
Lewis Katz School of Medicine at Temple University
Pharmacology Graduate Students / Postdocs - Dr. Jing Wu Understanding Angiotensin II Signaling in Vascular Pathophysiology
Nov. 17
2117 MERF
James McCormick, PhD
Oregon Health and Science University
Dr. Curt Sigmund Ubiquitin Ligase-mediated Regulation of Blood Pressure and Potassium Homeostasis
Nov. 28
2189 MERF
Paul K. Whelton, MD, MD, MSc
Tulane University School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine
Dr. Kamal Rahmouni
(co-sponsored by Pharmacology)
Target for Systolic Blood Pressure during Treatment of Hypertension: How Low to Go
Dec. 1 David W. Stepp, PhD
Augusta University
Dr. Kamal Rahmouni Novel Mechanisms of Vascular Disease in Obesity
Dec. 19
2-322 BSB

Katherine Gibson-Corley, DVM, PhD

Melissa Bates, PhD


Preeclampsia and the Loss of Placental RGS2

Prematurity and Supplemental Oxygen as Risk Factors for Cardiovascular Disease

Feb. 23 Andreas M. Beyer, PhD
Medical College of Wisconsin
Dr. Kamal Rahmouni Regulation of Mitochondrial Integrity and Contribution to the Development of Coronary Artery Disease
Mar. 23 Adam C. Straub, PhD
University of Pittsburgh
Dr. Curt Sigmund Heme Redox Switches and Blood Pressure Control
Apr. 20 Ian B. Wilkinson, MRCP, DM, FRCP
University of Cambridge
Dr. Gary Pierce Arterial Stiffness as a Therapeutic Target
May 4 Meenakshi S. Madhur, MD, PhD, FACC, FAHA
Vanderbilt University Medical Center
  Hypertension and the Maladaptive Immune Response