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The Evolving Role of Social Determinants of Health in Driving Cardiovascular Disparities

The Evolving Role of Social Determinants of Health in Driving Cardiovascular Disparities September 7, 2021 GARTH GRAHAM, M.D., M.P.H. Director and Global Head of Healthcare and Public Health Partnerships at YouTube and Google Healthregister September 7, 2021 at 1:00PM ET GARTH GRAHAM – A cardiologist, researcher and public health expert Garth Graham joins Google as Director…

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Elucidating the mechanisms underlying maternal vascular adaptation to pregnancy

Elucidating the mechanisms underlying maternal vascular adaptation to pregnancy August 12, 2021 RAMON LORCA, PH.D. Instructor Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus Took place on August 12, 2021 at 1:00pm EST RAMON LORCA – Dr. Lorca received his PhD in Physiological Sciences from the Pontifical Catholic University of Chile in 2008.…

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Chromatin Remodeling and Gene Regulation in Vascular Homeostasis and Disease

Chromatin Remodeling and Gene Regulation in Vascular Homeostasis and Disease July 1, 2021 MARLENE RABINOVITCH, M.D. Professor Department of Pediatrics Stanford University School of Medicine Took place on July 1, 2021 MARLENE RABINOVITCH – Dr. Rabinovitch is the Dwight and Vera Dunlevie Professor of Pediatric Cardiology, at Stanford University School of Medicine. Dr. Rabinovitch graduated from…

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Mary Wallingford, Ph.D.

Mary Wallingford, Ph.D. July 1, 2021 Mother Infant Research Institute, Tufts Medical Center Molecular Cardiology Research Institute, Tufts Medical Center Primary Research: Placental Vascular Development and Disease Lab Web Site: https://www.tuftsmedicalcenter.org/research-clinical-trials/institutes-centers-labs/mother-infant-research-institute/laboratories/wallingford-lab Members of the laboratory:  Ana Correia-Branco, PhD, Postdoctoral Research Fellow (TMC) Nirmala Jayaraman, BS, Graduate Student Co-op (TMC) Hamida Giwa, Undergraduate Student (Tufts University), BDBS…

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Leadership Strategies for Advancing Diversity, Equity and Inclusion

Leadership Strategies for Advancing Diversity, Equity and Inclusion May 4, 2021 ARTIKA R. TYNER, ED.D., M.P.P., J.D. University of St. Thomas School of Law Took place on May 4, 2021 DR. ARTIKA R. TYNER – Dr. Artika R. Tyner is a passionate educator, author, sought after speaker, and advocate for justice. At the University of St.…

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Reflecting on the power of cell-cell interactions with a Notch-centric focus

Reflecting on the power of cell-cell interactions with a Notch-centric focus December 3, 2020 LUISA IRUELA-ARISPE, PH.D. Stephen Walter Ranson Professor and Chair Department of Cell and Developmental Biology Northwestern University Took place on December 3, 2020 at 1:00pm EST LUISA IRUELA-ARISPE – Born in Spain and growing for most of her young life in Argentina…

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Vascular Control of Tumor Progression and Metastasis

Vascular Control of Tumor Progression and Metastasis November 12, 2020 HELLMUT AUGUSTIN, PH.D., DVM Division of Vascular Oncology and Metastasis Heidelberg University and German Cancer Research Center Took place on November 12, 2020 at 1pm EST HELLMUT AUGUSTIN – Hellmut G. Augustin is Professor of Vascular Biology at the Medical Faculty Mannheim of Heidelberg University, Head…

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Teresa Sanchez, Ph.D.

Teresa Sanchez, Ph.D. November 1, 2020 Assistant Professor Pathology and Laboratory Medicine Feil Family Brain and Mind Research Institute Weill Cornell Medicine New York, NY Primary Research: Severe endothelial dysfunction plays a critical role in organ failure and death in numerous clinical settings. In cerebrovascular diseases and central nervous system pathologies, blood-brain barrier dysfunction contributes…

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Ramani Ramchandran, Ph.D.

Ramani Ramchandran, Ph.D. October 1, 2020 Professor Division of Neonatology Department of Pediatrics Children’s Research Institute Medical College of Wisconsin Wauwatosa, WI Primary Research: We are interested in how vessels are formed during embryonic development, and how this process goes awry in disease states, specifically artery-vein malformation and intraventricular hemorrhage. Our focus is on the…

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Aggregating Proteoglycans in the Vascular Wall

Aggregating Proteoglycans in the Vascular Wall September 17, 2020 SUNEEL APTE, MBBS, D.PHIL. Department of Biomedical Engineering Cleveland Clinic Lerner Research Institute Took place on September 17, 2020 at 1:00pm EST SUNEEL APTE – Suneel Apte studied medicine at the University of Bombay, India, and trained in orthopaedic surgery before embarking on a career in biomedical…

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