2023 Seminars


Spring 2023 Seminars


The Cardiovascular Research Institute at Baylor College of Medicine conducts a seminar series that is archived for interested faculty and students.


Jan. 11, 2023

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Kyle Eagen, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor & CPRIT Scholar in Cancer Research
Department of Molecular Cellular and Biology
Center for Precision Environmental Health
Baylor College of Medicine
Title: Nuclear Compartment Formation by an Oncogenic Fusion Protein
View seminar for CME

Jan. 25, 2023

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Onur Kanisicak, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor, Department of Pathology & Laboratory Medicine
University of Cincinnati College of Medicine
Title: Unveiling the Dynamic Role of Interstitial Cells in Cardiac Remodeling Repair
View seminar for CME

Feb. 1, 2023

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Javid Moslehi, M.D.
Associate Professor in Residence, Department of Medicine
Chief, Cardio-Oncology & Immunology Program
University of California San Francisco
Title: Cardio-Oncology: A Novel Platform for Cardiovascular Investigation
View seminar for CME

March 3, 2023

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Didier Stainier, Ph.D. 
Director and Scientific Member
Max Planck Institute for Heart and Lung Research
Note: CME is not available for this seminar.

March 8, 2023

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Jiang Chang, M.D., Ph.D.
Professor and Deputy Director, Chancellor EDGES Fellow
Center for Genomic & Precision Medicine
Institute of Biosciences and Technology
Texas A&M University College of Medicine
Title: Heart Failure:
Conserved Mechanisms and Emerging Concepts in Epigenomics and Exosomes 
View seminar for CME.

April 19, 2023

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Romain Harmancey, Ph.D.
Associate Professor Cardiovascular Medicine
Department of Internal Medicine
University of Texas Health Houston
McGovern Medical School
Title: Uncoupling Protein 3 Insufficiency:
An Unsuspected Contributor to Cardiovascular Disease in Diabetes
View seminar for CME.

April 26, 2023

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Philipp Scherer, Ph.D.
Professor, Internal Medicine & Cell Biology
Director, Touchstone Diabetes Center
Gifford O. Touchstone, Jr. and Randolph G. Touchstone
Distinguished Chair in Diabetes Research
Touchstone/West Distinguished Chair in Diabetes Research
University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center
: Adipose Tissue Health: A Major Determinant in Cardiovascular Disease

May 10, 2023

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Francisco Altamirano, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor, Cardiovascular Sciences, Academic Institute
Assistant Member, Research Institute
Houston Methodist
Weill Cornell Medical College
Beyond Polycystic Kidney Disease: Polycystin-1’s Multifaceted Role in Cardiac Function and Arrhythmias 

May 17, 2023

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Aikaterini Kontrogianni-Konstantopoulos, Ph.D.
Professor, Biochemistry and Molecular Biology
Director, Interdisciplinary Training Program in Muscle Biology
Marlene and Stewart Greenebaum
Comprehensive Cancer Center
University of Maryland School of Medicine
Unraveling Obscurin in Heart Disease

May 24, 2023

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Kathryn M. Jones, D.V.M., Ph.D.
Associate Professor, Pediatrics-Tropical Medicine
Baylor College of Medicine
Development of Multi-Modal Therapies for Chronic Chagasic Cardiomyopathy