Upcoming Seminar Info


Thursday, September 12, 2024
12:00 p.m to 1:00 p.m.

Speaker: Eugene Braunwald, MD, MACC. Distinguished Hersey Professor of Medicine, Harvard Medical School; Founding Chair, TIMI Study Group, Department of Medicine, Brigham and Women’s Hospital
Seminar Title: Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy: The Past, the Present, and the Future

Eugene Braunwald, MD, MACC


Past Seminar Info


Wednesday, March 20, 2024

Speaker: Shanna Hamilton, PhD, Assistant Professor, Cellular and Molecular Medicine, University of Arizona College of Medicine – Tucson
Seminar Title: ER stress and calcium-dependent cardiac arrhythmias

Yanqiao Zhang, Ph.D
Wednesday, January 24, 2024

Speaker: Yanqiao Zhang, Ph.D. Professor, Integrative Medical Sciences, Northeast Ohio Medical University
Seminar Title: Transcriptional Regulation of Cardiometabolic Diseases

Yanqiao Zhang, Ph.D
Wednesday, January 24, 2024.

Speaker: Liya Yin, M.D., Ph.D., FCVS, FAHA Associate Professor, Integrative Medical Sciences, Northeast Ohio Medical University 
Seminar Title: Regulation of Coronary Microcirculation in Cardiovascular Diseases

Liya Yin
Wednesday, December 13, 2023

Speaker: Heinrich Taegtmeyer, MD, DPhil, FACC, FAHA, Professor, Cardiovascular Medicine at UTHealth Houston, McGovern Medical School
Seminar Title: Hans Krebs and the Enduring Magic of Metabolic Cycles in the Heart

Heinrich Taegtmeyer, MD, DPhil
Wednesday, October 11, 2023

Speaker: Nipavan Chiamvimonvat, MD, Professor, Roger Tatarian Endowed Professor of Cardiovascular Medicine,
Associate Chief for Research, Division of Cardiovascular Medicine, Staff Cardiologist at VA Medical Center, UC Davis Health
Seminar Title: Small conductance Ca2+-activated K+ channels in health and disease

Nipavan Chiamvimonvat, MD
Wednesday, September 13, 2023

Speaker: Dominic Del Re, PhD, Assistant Professor, Department of Cell Biology & Molecular Medicine, Rutgers New Jersey Medical School
Seminar Title: Modulation of cardiac inflammation and fibrosis by the Hippo-Yap pathway

Dominic Del Re, PhD
Wednesday, May 10, 2023

Speaker: Jeff Saucerman, PhD, Professor, Biomedical Engineering, University of Virginia
Seminar Title: Systems Biology of Cardiac Inflammation-Fibrosis Coupling

Jeff Saucerman, PhD
Wednesday, Apr. 12, 2023

Speaker: Kedryn Baskin, PhD, Assistant Professor, Department of Physiology and Cell Biology, Ohio State University
Seminar Title: Cardiomyokines Regulate Inter-organ Communication

Kedryn Baskin, PhD
Wednesday, Mar. 8, 2023

Speaker: Fred W. Kolkhorst, PhD, Professor Emeritus, School of Exercise and Nutritional Sciences, San Diego State University
Seminar Title: Heart Failure and Transplantation: Personal Perspectives of an Exercise Physiologist

Fred W. Kolkhorst, PhD
Wednesday, Mar. 8, 2023

Speaker: Joan Heller Brown, PhD, Distinguished Professor, Department of Pharmacology, University of California – San Diego School of Medicine
Seminar Title: The Contribution of Cardiomyocytes to Myocardial Inflammation in Cardiomyopathies

Joan Heller Brown, PhD
Friday, Feb. 17, 2023

Speaker: Wolfram H. Zimmermann, MD, Professor of Pharmacology and Director of the Institute of Pharmacology and Toxicology at the University Medical Center, Georg-August-University in Göttingen, Germany
Seminar Title: Tissue Engineered Heart Repair from Bench to Bed

Wolfram H. Zimmermann, MD
December 14, 2022

Speaker: Farah Sheikh, PhD, Professor of Medicine, University of California – San Diego School of Medicine
Seminar Title: Decoding the Cell-Cell Junction to Uncover New Pathways and Therapies for Arrhythmogenic Heart Disease

Farah Sheikh, PhD
November 9, 2022

Speaker: Richard Kitsis, MD, Professor of Medicine and Cell Biology, the Dr. Gerald and Myra Dorros Chair in Cardiovascular Disease, and Director, Wilf Family Cardiovascular Research Institute, Albert Einstein College of Medicine
Seminar Title: Mitochondrial ATP Synthase in Cardiac Biology and Disease

Richard Kitsis, MD
October 12, 2022

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

Brett Colson, PhD
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