School of Medicine

Cardiovascular Center of Excellence

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.

Aline Head ShotAline Oliveira, MSc, PhD 

University of Florida

"Neuroimmune Axis Contribution to Pulmonary Hypertension Pathophysiology"

December 5, 2023 | 12:00 PM | Lions Building Room 632


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Janos Paloczi MS., Ph.D.

Louisiana State University

"High Times for the Heart: Unraveling the Effects of Cannabinoids on Cardiovascular Function"

October 10, 2023 | 12:00 PM | Lions Building Room 632



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Yumei Feng Earley, MD, PhD

University of Nevada-Reno

"Novel Roles of Hypothalamic (pro)renin Receptor Signaling in Blood Pressure Regulation and Obesity-Associated Glucose Metabolic Impairment"

Tue., September 26, 2023 | 12:00 PM | LEC Neuroscience  Center Room 835

lindsey Head ShotSarah Lindsey, PhD

Tulane University

"Vascular Changes After Menopause"

Tue., August 29, 2023 | 12:00 PM | Lions Building Room 632



thakore Head ShotPratish Thakore, PhD

University of Nevada, Reno

“Amyloid-β Activates TRPA1 Channels to Impair Neurovascular Coupling During Alzheimer’s Disease”

Tuesday, August 8, 2023 | 12:00 PM | LEC Neuroscience Center Room 835 (Lions Building 8th Floor)


Zubcevic Head ShotJasenka Zubcevic, PhD

University of Toledo

"Interoceptive Mechanisms of Blood Pressure Regulation: Role of the Gut Microbiota."

Tuesday June 13, 2023 | 12:00 PM | LEC Neuroscience Center Room 835 (Lions Building 8th Floor)

Miller Head ShotAmanda Miller, Ph.D.

Penn State College of Medicine

   "Cardiovascular Effects of Angiotensin-(1-7) in Aging"

Tuesday June 6, 2023 | 12:00 PM | LEC Neuroscience Center Room 835 (Lions Building 8th Floor)




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Inamul Kabir, Ph.D.

Yale School of Medicine

“Vascular Smooth Muscle in Age-Related Atherosclerosis and Metabolic Regulation”

Tuesday, May 23, 2023 | 11:00 AM | Lions Building Lecture Room 632

Allerton Head ShotTimothy Allerton, Ph.D., RCEP     

Pennington Biomedical Research Center

Louisiana State University  “Exercise Intolerances and Metabolism in Heart Failure with Preserved Ejection Fraction” 

Tuesday March 28, 2023 | 11:30 AM 



Jeffery Boychuk Head ShotJeffery Boychuk, Ph.D

Department of Cellular and Integrative Physiology; UT Health San Antonio

"Neocortex Ability to Produce Movement that Functionally Determines Motor Recovery After Brain Insult"

Thursday, February 16, 2023 | 12:00 PM | LEC Neuroscience Center Room 835 (Lions Building 8th Floor)



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Xiaohan Lu, Ph.D

Department of Medicine; Duke University Medical Center

The Role of Porcupine (PORCN) in Chronic Kidney Disease and Hypertension” 

Thursday, January 12 , 2023 | 12:30 PM | Nursing Building Seminar Room 2 (147)