The Cardiovascular Research Institute at Baylor College of Medicine conducts a monthly seminar series (lunch provided) during the spring and fall of each new year open to all faculty and students who are interested.

Fall 2016 Schedule:

August 2016 
Speaker:  Yong Xu, MD, Ph.D.
Title/Affiliation: Associate Professor, Pediatrics; Secondary Associate Professor, Molecular and Cellular Biology, Baylor College of Medicine 
Date: Wednesday, Aug. 17, 2016
Time: Noon - 1 p.m.
Location: Room 201A, Cullen Building, Baylor College of Medicine Main Campus
Topic: "Estrogen Actions in the Brain Amygdala Regulate Blood Pressure"

September 2016
Speaker: Nikolaos Frangogiannis, M.D.
Professor, Department of Medicine (Cardiology)
Professor, Department of Microbiology & Immunology
Edmond J. Safra/Republic National Bank of New York Chair in Cardiovascular Medicine
Albert Einstein College of Medicine
Date: Wednesday, Sept. 14, 2016.
Time: Noon - 1 p.m.
Location: 201A (Cullen Building, Main Baylor Campus)
Topic: "Fibroblasts and the extracellular matrix in the remodeling myocardium"

October 2016
Speaker: Cecilia Mundiña-Weilenmann, Ph.D
Title/Affiliation: Professor of Physiology and Biophysics, Faculty of Medicine, University of La Plata, Argentina
Date: Oct. 5, 2016
Time: Noon - 1 p.m.
Location: 201A (Cullen Building, Main Baylor Campus)
Topic: "Sarcoplasmic reticulum-dependent mechanisms underlying myocardial reperfusion arrhythmias"

November 2016 
Speaker: Mark L. Entman, M.D.
Title/Affiliation: Professor, Medicine-Cardiovascular Sciences; Scientific Director, The DeBakey Heart Center; William J. Osher Professor of Cardiovascular Research, Baylor College of Medicine
Date: Nov. 9, 2016
Time: Noon - 1 p.m.
Location: Kleberg Auditorium (Michael E. DeBakey Building, Main Baylor Campus)
Topic: "Fibrosis in the Aging Myocardium, a Tale of Two Fibroblasts: Potential Targets for Therapy"

December 2016
Speaker: Jie Cheng, MD, Ph.D., FACC
Title/Affiliation:  Professor of Medicine; Director, Cardiac Electrophysiology Research Laboratory, Texas Heart Institute/St. Luke's Episcopal Hospital; Clinical Associate Professor, Baylor College of Medicine
Date: Dec. 14, 2016
Time: Noon - 1 p.m.
Location: 201A (Cullen Building, Main Baylor Campus)
Topic: Autonomic remodeling and ventricular arrhythmia in heart failure