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Tuesday, January 24, 2017

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Tuesday, June 13, 2017

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Tuesday, August 8, 2017

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Tuesday, September 19, 2017

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Thursday, October 19, 2017

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Monday, November 20, 2017

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Tuesday, December 5, 2017

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Cardiovascular Center Seminar Series

The LSUHSC Center of Excellence in Cardiovascular Research hosts an exciting Cardiovascular Biology Seminar Series! Renowned scientists from prestigious and innovative institutions visit our Center regularly, sharing ideas and inspiring us to become the best. Please take a moment to view the LSU Health Science Center Medical School – Seminar Calendar. These seminars are golden opportunities to learn and visit with other scientists who aspire with similar interests.


2017 Seminar Series Presents


Walsh 072612 Kenneth Walsh, Ph.D.

Aram V. Chobanian Distinguished Professor

Director, Whitaker Cardiovascular Institute

Division, Cardiovascular Medicine

Boston University School of Medicine

“Metabolic and Genetic Risk Factors That Contribute to Cardiovascular Disease.”



Lawrence H. Young, M.D.

Professor of Medicine (Cardiology)

Professor of Cellular and Molecular Physiology

Vice-Chair, Department of Medicine

Yale University School of Medicine

“Metabolic Signaling in Cardiac Disease.”



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Leslie A. Leinwand, Ph.D.

Chief Scientific Officer, BioFrontiers Institute

Distinguished Professor

Department of Molecular, Cellular and Developmental Biology

University of Colorado

“Myosin Myopathies: Pathogenesis and Therapeutics.”



Gerald W. Dorn, II, M.D.

Philip & Sima K Needleman Professor

Director, Center for Pharmacogenomics

Department of Internal Medicine

Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis

“Mitochondrial Dynamism and Senescence.”

Sumanth D. Prabhu, M.D.

Professor of Medicine

Director, Division of Cardiovascular Disease

Director, Comprehensive Cardiovascular Center

Mary G. Walters Chair of Cardiovascular Medicine

University of Alabama at Birmingham School of Medicine

“Heart Failure: An Inflammatory Response to Injury.”

Nazareno Paolocci, M.D., Ph.D.

Assistant Professor of Medicine, Division of Cardiology

Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine

"Cool, Calm, and Connected: How BDNF/TrkB Signal Heals the Failing Heart.” 

Joseph C. Wu, M.D., Ph.D.

Simon H. Stertzer, MD Professor of Medicine (Cardiology)

Professor of Radiology

Director, Stanford Cardiovascular Institute

Departments of Medicine (Cardiology) and Radiology

Stanford University School of Medicine

“iPSCs for Cardiovascular Precision Medicine.”

Christopher G. Kevil, Ph.D.

Professor of Pathology

Director, Center for Cardiovascular Diseases and Sciences

Department of Pathology

Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center - Shreveport

“Hydrogen Sulfide Versus Per- and Polysulfides: Metabolite Divergence in Vascular Biology.”

Mark A. Sussman, Ph.D.

Distinguished Professor of Biology

Chief Research Scientist, San Diego State University Heart Institute

Department of Biology

San Diego State University

“Cardiac C-Kit Biology: Revealed to be Relevant.”

Daniel P. Kelly, M.D.

Tavistock Distinguished Professor

Professor and Director, Center for Metabolic Origins of Disease

Professor and Director, Cardiovascular Metabolism Program

Scientific Director, Sanford Burnham Prebys Medical Discovery Institute

Sanford Burnham Prebys Medical Discovery Institute

“Deciphering the Metabolic Origins of Heart Failure.”

Rinku Majumder, Ph.D.

Associate Professor

Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology

LSU Health Science Center - New Orleans

"The Natural Anticoagulant, Protein S, Maintains Hemostasis by Inhibiting the

Procoagulant, Factor IX."

Douglas L. Mann, M.D.

Professor of Cell Biology and Physiology

Lewin Professor and Chief, Cardiovascular Division

Cardiologist-in-Chief, Barnes Jewish Hospital

Medical Director, Heart and Vascular Center, Barnes Jewish Hospital

Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis

“Recovery of the Failing Heart:  Is it time for a new taxonomy for heart failure?”

Click here for 2017's Special Seminar Series.