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Vascular Medicine Institute
University of Pittsburgh
BST E1240
200 Lothrop Street
Pittsburgh, PA 15261
Phone: 412-383-5853
Fax: 412-648-5980

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Research-In-Progress Conference

The VMI/HVI Research-in-Progress Conference is held throughout the academic year on FRIDAYS at 12:00pm in the 1295 BST Conference Room, unless otherwise noted. This conference is a platform for those who have interesting, new, unpublished data to share in fields related to VMI/HVI research.

For more information about this conference, please contact Dr. Sruti Shiva.
For scheduling, please contact Kristin Mayes.


2017

PRESENTER 1

PRESENTER 2

Jan 13

NO CONFERENCE - AHA Fellows Research Day

Jan 20

Mark Gladwin, MD

*Postdoc attendees only*


Jan 27

Mingxia Gu, MD, PhD (60 minutes)
Stanford University

"Patient-Specific iPSC-Derived Endothelial Cells Uncover Pathways that Protect against Pulmonary Hypertension in BMPR2 Mutation Carriers"

Feb 3

Swastika Sur, PhD
(Mentor: St. Hilaire)

“Rapamycin Inhibits Calcification: A Role for TNAP and Autophagy”

 
Feb 10

NO CONFERENCE - VMI Fellows Research Retreat at Seven Springs

Feb 17

NO CONFERENCE

 
Feb 24

NO CONFERENCE - Gordon Research Seminar and Conference - Nitric Oxide

Mar 3

Sathish Vasamsetti, PhD
(Mentor: Dutta)

“Effect of Myocardial Infarction on Insulin Resistance: Role of Macrophages Subsets”

Bukola Gbotosho, PhD
(Mentor: Kato)

“'Role of Nrf2 on placental growth factor (PlGF) expression in vivo'”

Mar 10

NO CONFERENCE - University Closed - Spring Hoiday

Mar 17

Yao Li, PhD
(Mentor: Pagano)

“Nox2-specific small molecule inhibitors ameliorate TNFα-stimulated endothelial cell activation”

 
Mar 24

Sanghamitra Sahoo, PhD
(Mentor: Pagano)

“Role of microRNA-214 in modulation of Notch2 signaling in PAH”

Micol Falabella, PhD
(Mentor: Kaufman)

“G-quadruplexes in mitochondrial function and human disorders”

Mar 31

Sebhat Erqou, MD
(Mentor: Reis)

“Longitudinal changes in peripheral arterial endothelial function and differences in risk of adverse CVD outcomes”

Frances Belmonte, PhD
(Mentor: Kaufman)

“PIF1 helicase is required for resistance to diet-induced weight gain”

Apr 7

Tomasz Brzoska, PhD
(Mentor: Sundd)

“Intravital analysis of acute pulmonary thromboembolism in live mice”

Elizabeth Rochon, PhD
(Mentor: Gladwin)

“Investigating the role of globin proteins in heart regeneration”

Apr 14

Emilie Coppin, PhD
(Mentor: Dutta)

“Hind limb ischemia activates Hematopoietic Stem and Progenitors Cells (HSPC), resulting in myelopoiesis”

Katherine Wood, PhD
(Mentor: Straub)

“Cytochrome B5 Reductase 3 in Sickle Cell Disease”

Apr 21

Natalie Sridharan, MD
(Mentor: Olafiranye/Tzeng)

“Remote Ischemic Preconditioning for Carotid Endarterectomy”

Jae In (Jeff) Lee, MD
(Mentors: Chan/Saba)

“Molecular Mechanisms of Pulmonary Vein Endothelial Cells Harvested from Balloon Catheters in the setting of Pulmonary Hypertension”

Anastasia Gorelova
(Mentor: Pagano)

“Axl kinase in Endothelial Cell proliferation and Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension”

Apr 28

Luis Hortells, DVM, PhD
(Mentor: St. Hilaire)

Ahmad Masri, MD
(Mentor: Soman)

May 5

Kedar Ghimire, PhD
(Mentor: Isenberg)

Qiujun Yu, PhD
(Mentor: Chan)

May 12

Michael Genuardi, MD
(Mentors: Patel/Magnani/Chan)

Stephen D'Auria, MD
(Mentor: Pacella)

Daniel Simoes de Jesus, PhD
(Mentor: Pagano)

May 19

Polakit Teekakirikul, MD
(Mentor: Lo)