School of Medicine

Cardiovascular Center of Excellence

2016 Cardiovascular Center of Excellence Seminar Series

Papapetropoulos_PhotoThursday, February 11, 2016

Andreas Papapetropoulos, B.Pharm., Ph.D., F.A.H.A., F.B.Ph.S.
"Novel Pathways of Cardioprotection Linked to NO and H2S"
Professor of Pharmacology
Drug Discovery & Pharmacology Group
Department of Pharmaceutical Chemistry
Faculty of Pharmacy
University of Athens

Monday, March 7, 2016

Thomas E. Sharp, III, B.A. 
“Cortical Bone Stem Cells Preserve Cardiac Structure and Function after Acute Myocardial Infarction”

PhD. Candidate
Temple University
Lewis Katz School of Medicine
Cardiovascular Research Center
Department of Molecular and Cellular Physiology

Yibin_Wang_PhDMonday, April 11, 2016

Yibin Wang, Ph.D.

“An Epigenetic Checkpoint for Cardiac Hypertrophy Defined by a LncRNA”

Chair, UCLA Cardiovascular Research Initiative
Director, Division of Molecular Medicine
Vice Chair for Research of Anesthesiology
Professor, Departments of Anesthesiology
David Geffen School of Medicine at University of California

Headshot_cirinoMonday, May 2, 2016

Giuseppe Cirino Ph.D., F.R.B.S., F.B.Ph.S.
“Hydrogen Sulfide and Nitric Oxide Pathways in Vascular Homeostasis: is the Gas Paradigm of the Body?”
University of Naples Federico II  
Department of Pharmacy
Napoli, Campania, Italy

Ma pictureMonday, June 10, 2016

Xin-Liang Ma, M.D.
“Adipocyte Endocrine Dysfunction and Diabetic Cardiovascular Disease”
Professor of Emergency Medicine
Professor of Medicine
Thomas Jefferson University

Matheny_PicMonday, June 20, 2016

Robert Mathney, M.D.

"In Vivo Tissue Engineering of Cardiovascular Tissues"

 Chief Scientific Officer
CorMatrix Cardiovascular

BlaxallMonday, July 11, 2016

Burns C. Blaxall, Ph.D., F.A.H.A.
“New Approaches to an Old Disease: Therapeutic Discovery for Heart Failure.”
Professor, Director of Translational Science, Heart Institute
Co-Director, Heart Institute Research Core and Biorepository
Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center

Headshot_jonesMonday, August 29, 2016

Steven Jones, Ph.D., F.A.H.A., F.A.P.S.

“Metabolism, Remodeling, and Heart Failure”

Professor of Medicine
University of Louisville

Monday, September 19, 2016

Fadi N. Salloum, Ph.D., F.A.H.A.

“Novel Targets in Cardioprotection with Hydrogen Sulfide"

Associate Professor of Medicine and Physiology & Biophysics
Virginia Commonwealth University Medical Center


Headshot_Renu VirmaniMonday, November 7, 2016

Renu Virmani, M.D., F.A.C.C.
“Atherosclerosis in Different Beds”
President and Director
CV Path
Headshot__MarbanMonday, December 5, 2016

Eduardo Marban, M.D., Ph.D.

“Therapeutic Regeneration of the ‘Irreversibly' Injured Heart”

Director, Cedars-Sinai Heart Institute
Cedars-Sinai Heart Institute
Seminar Series