Upcoming Seminar Info


October 12
12:00 to 1:00 p.m.

Speaker: Brett Colson, PhD, Associate Professor of Cellular and Molecular Medicine, UArizona College of Medicine – Tucson
Seminar Title: Dynamic Probes of Muscle in Cardiomyopathy and Therapy
Location: Health Sciences Education Building — 435 N. 5th Street, Phoenix 85004 — room C206 or join virtually via Zoom

Brett Colson, PhD
November 9
12:00 to 1:00 p.m.

Speaker: Richard Kitsis, MD, Professor, Department of Medicine and Cell Biology, Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Jack and Pearl Resnick Campus
Seminar Title: TBD
Location: Health Sciences Education Building — 435 N. 5th Street, Phoenix 85004 — room C206 or join virtually via Zoom

Richard Kitsis, MD


Past Seminar Info


September 14, 2022

Speaker: Peter Reaven, MD, Professor, Department of Internal Medicine, UArizona College of Medicine – Phoenix
Seminar Title: Post-Translational Modifications of Apolipoprotein C-I, C-II and C-III and Their Links with Lipid Metabolism and Vascular Disease: New Paradigms and New Opportunities

Peter Reaven, MD 
June 8, 2022

Speaker: Hongyu Qiu, MD, PhD​​​​​​​, Professor, Center for Molecular and Translational Medicine Institute of Biomedical Science, Georgia State University
Seminar Title: New Insights and Potential Therapeutic Targets of Hypertension and Its Associated Cardiomyopathies

Hongyu Qiu, MD, PhD
May 11, 2022

Speaker: Tim O’Connell, MD, Assistant Professor, Department of Integrative Biology and Physiology, University of Minnesota
Seminar Title: Ffar4 regulates cardiac oxylipin balance to resolve inflammation and attenuate HFpEF

Tim O’Connell, MD
April 13, 2022

Speaker: Donald Bers, PhD, Professor and Chair, Department of Pharmacology, University of California, Davis
Seminar Title: CaMKII-dependent Arrhythmogenesis In Diabetic Hyperglycemia and Heart Failure

Donald Bers, PhD
March 9, 2022

Speaker: Jared Churko, PhDAssistant Professor, Cellular and Molecular Medicine, UArizona College of Medicine – Phoenix
Seminar Title: Linking Arrhythmogenic Cardiomyopathy Transcriptomic Signatures with Disease Pathology

Jared Churko, PhD
February 9, 2022

Speaker: Steven Goldman, PhD, Professor, Division of Cardiology, and C. Leonard Pfeiffer Chair in Cardiovascular Medicine, UArizona Sarver Heart Center
Seminar Title: Development of a Bioengineered Patch to Treat Heart Failure

Steven Goldman, MD
January 12, 2022

Speaker: Taben Hale, PhD, Associate Professor, Department of Basic Medical Sciences
Seminar Title: Forget Me Not: Changing Fibroblast Memory to Protect Against Cardiac Fibrosis”

Taben Hale
November 10, 2021

Speaker: Nancy Sweitzer, MD, PhD, Director of the Sarver Heart Center, Professor of Medicine, Chief of Cardiovascular Medicine, Editor-in-Chief of Circulation: Heart Failure
Seminar Title: Known Unknowns and Unknown Unknowns: Moving Forward in Heart Failure with preserved Ejection Fraction (HFpEF)

Nancy K. Sweitzer, MD, PhD