The Cardiovascular Research Institute at Baylor College of Medicine conducts a seminar series that is archived for interested faculty and students.
Aug. 31, 2022
David Durgan, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor, Integrative Physiology & Anesthesiology Baylor College of Medicine
Seminar location: One Baylor Plaza, Alkek Building, 3rd floor, Room N315 Topic: Blood Pressure Regulation: A Microbial Perspective
Sept. 21, 2022
Camila Hochman Mendez, MSc, Ph.D.
Director, Regenerative Medicine Research and Biorepository Core Texas Heart Institute
Seminar location: One Baylor Plaza, Alkek Building, 3rd floor, Room N315 Topic: There and Back Again: From a Cadaveric to Bioengineered Heart View Seminar for CME
Sept. 28, 2022
Zheng Sun, Ph.D.
Associate Professor, Medicine, Division of Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism, Molecular and Cellular Biology Baylor College of Medicine Seminar location: One Baylor Plaza, Michael E. DeBakey Center, McMillian Auditorium Topic: Circadian Clock, Dawn Phenomenon, Obesity Paradox
Oct. 12, 2022
Mark Drazner, M.D.
Professor, James M. Wooten Chair in Cardiology
Clinical Chief of Cardiology, Internal Medicine University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center Seminar location: One Baylor Plaza, Michael E. DeBakey Center, McMillian Auditorium Topic: The Clinical Examination in Patients with Heart Failure: New Insights
Oct. 19, 2022
Jonathan Kirk, Ph.D.
Associate Professor & Vice Chair, Cell and Molecular Physiology Loyola University Chicago, Stritch School of Medicine Seminar location: One Baylor Plaza, Michael E. DeBakey Center, Room M112 Topic: Cardiac Sarcomere Protein Quality Control and BAG3: Repairing the Engine without Stopping the Car
Oct. 26, 2022
Daniel J. Rader, M.D.
Chair, Genetics University of Pennsylvania, Perelman School of Medicine Virtual seminar:Zoom
Nov. 2, 2022
Kristin Stanford, Ph.D.
Associate Professor, Physiology and Cell Biology, Internal Medicine & Endocrinology
Associate Director, Diabetes Metabolism Research Center The Ohio State University, College of Medicine
Seminar location: Michael E. DeBakey Center, M112
Nov. 30, 2022
Kenneth Walsh, Ph.D., FAHA
Lockhart B. McGuire Professor
Director, Hematovascular Biology Center
Professor, Biochemistry and Molecular Genetics, Cardiovascular Medicine
Robert M. Berne Cardiovascular Research Center University of Virginia, School of Medicine
Seminar location: One Baylor Plaza, Michael E. DeBakey Center, M112
Dec. 7, 2022
Stanley Nattel, M.D.
Paul-David Chair in Cardiovascular Electrophysiology,
Director, Electrophysiology Research Program Montreal Heart Institute
Seminar location: One Baylor Plaza, Cullen Building, Cullen Auditorium
Dec. 14, 2022
Jianyi Zhang, M.D., Ph.D.
Chair, Department of Biomedical Engineering
T. Michael and Gillian Goodrich Endowed Chair of Engineering Leadership
Professor of Medicine and Engineering
School of Medicine, School of Engineering University of Alabama at Birmingham Seminar location: One Baylor Plaza, Michael E. DeBakey Center, Kleberg Auditorium Time: 11 a.m. - Noon
Spring 2022 Seminars
Jan. 26, 2022
Sharlene M. Day, M.D.
Presidential Associate Professor
Director, Translational Research
Division of Cardiovascular Medicine and Cardiovascular Institute
Perelman School of Medicine University of Pennsylvania
Title: Therapeutics in hypertrophic cardiomyopathy: In with the old and in with the new View Seminar
Feb. 9, 2022
Professor Paulus Kirchhof
Director, Department of Cardiology
University Heart and Vascular Center Eppendorf University Hospital
Honorary Professor, Institute of Cardiovascular Sciences University of Birmingham
United Kingdom Title: Atrial Fibrillation: Anticoagulation, Therapy of Concomitant Conditions, and Rhythm Control View Seminar
Feb. 23, 2022
Ravi Birla, Ph.D.
Associate Professor, Pediatric Surgery
Congenital Heart Surgery Division Baylor College of Medicine
Director, Basic and Translational Research
The Center for Congenital Cardiac Research Texas Children’s Heart Center
Title: Development of 3D Cardiovascular Tissue Models to Study Congenital Heart Disorders View Seminar
March 9, 2022
Shaine Morris, M.D.
Medical Director, Cardiovascular Genetics
Associate Director, Fetal Cardiac Intervention Program Texas Children’s Hospital
Associate Professor Baylor College of Medicine
Title: Outcome Modeling in Children with Aortas Great and Small View Seminar
March 23, 2022
Kathleen Rubins, Ph.D.
Microbiologist Scientist at the International Space Station View Seminar
March 30, 2022
Hesham Sadek, M.D., Ph.D.
J. Fred Schoellkopf, Jr. Chair in Cardiology
Internal Medicine, Biophysics and Molecular Biology UT Southwestern Medical Center View Seminar
April 13, 2022
William T. Pu, M.D.
Director, Department of Cardiology
Boston Children’s Hospital
Harvard Stem Cell Institute Harvard Medical School
Title: Development and function of cardiac dyads View Seminar
May 4, 2022
Jeffrey Saffitz, M.D., Ph.D.
Chief, Department of Pathology
Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center
Professor, Pathology Harvard Medical School
Title: Immune Signaling in the Pathogenesis of Arrhythmogenic Cardiomyopathy View Seminar
May 11, 2022
Francesco Ramirez, Ph.D.
Dr. Amy and James Elster Chair of Molecular Biology
Professor, Pharmacological Sciences, Orthopedics
Medicine, Cardiology Icahn School of Medicine
Title: Molecular pathophysiology of thoracic aortic aneurysm in Marfan syndrome View Seminar
May 25, 2022
Ronglih Liao, Ph.D., FAHA
Co-Director, Stanford Amyloid Center
Professor, Medicine Stanford University School of Medicine View Seminar
June 8, 2022
Julieta Palomeque, Ph.D.
Faculty of Medical Sciences
Cardiovascular Research Center National University of La Plata, Argentina
Title: Impact of Different Models of Metabolic Stress on Cardiac Ca2+ Handling View Seminar