Cardiovascular Research Institute Seminars


Spring 2022 Seminars


The Cardiovascular Research Institute at Baylor College of Medicine conducts a bi-monthly seminar series in the spring and fall of each year. These seminars are open to faculty, students, staff and all interested in cardiovascular research. Please note seminars are held on select Wednesdays from noon to 1 p.m. CST. Please join us. Email for seminar details and a calendar invite.  


Item Term
Jan. 26, 2022

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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


Item Term
Feb. 9, 2022

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Professor Paulus Kirchhof
Director, Department of Cardiology 
University Heart and Vascular Center 
Eppendorf University Hospital
Hamburg Germany
Honorary Professor, Institute of Cardiovascular Sciences
University of Birmingham
United Kingdom


Item Term
Feb. 23, 2022

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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


Item Term
April 13, 2022

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William T. Pu, M.D. 
Director, Department of Cardiology
Boston Children’s Hospital
Professor, Genetics
Harvard Stem Cell Institute
Harvard Medical School


Item Term
April 27, 2022

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Jeffrey Saffitz, M.D.,Ph.D.
Chief, Department of Pathology
Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center 
Professor, Pathology
Harvard Medical School


Item Term
May 11, 2022

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Francesco Ramirez, Ph.D.
Dr. Amy and James Elster Chair of Molecular Biology
Professor, Pharmacological Sciences, Orthopedics
Medicine, Cardiology
Icahn School of Medicine


Item Term
May 25, 2022

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Ronglih Liao, Ph.D., FAHA
Co-Director, Stanford Amyloid Center
Professor, Medicine
Stanford University School of Medicine


Item Term
June 8, 2022

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Julieta Palomeque, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor
Faculty of Medical Sciences
Cardiovascular Research Center
National University of La Plata, Argentina