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Bhama Ramkhelawon, Ph.D.

Bhama Ramkhelawon, Ph.D. September 1, 2020 Assistant Professor of Surgery and Cell Biology New York University Langone Medical Center New York, NY Primary Research: Mechanisms of Vascular remodeling in health and Disease Laboratory Website: https://med.nyu.edu/ramkhelawonlab/ramkhelawon-lab Members of the laboratory:  2 postdocs, 1 graduate student, 1 lab manager, 1 lab technicial, Master students     Recent Publications: Platelet-Derived…

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Lymphatic Development

Lymphatic Development August 13, 2020 Organized by NAVBO Member: Kazuhide Okuda Peter MacCallum Cancer Centre Session will feature the following presentations: Determining the genetic and developmental basis of human lymphatic vascular disease Natasha Harvey, University of South Australia The origin and assembly of the zebrafish facial lymphatics Jonathan Astin, University of Auckland Mysteries of meningeal…

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Therapeutic Vascularization for Tissue Regeneration

Therapeutic Vascularization for Tissue Regeneration July 9, 2020 SARA NUNES DE VASCONCELOS, PH.D. Scientist, Division of Experimental Therapeutics Toronto General Hospital Research Institute University Health Network Institute of Biomaterials and Biomedical Engineering University of Toronto Took place on July 9, 2020 at 1:00pm EST SARA NUNES DE VASCONCELOS – Microvascular regeneration and biology – Her lab…

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Essential Yet Transient: An Introduction to the Placental Circulatory System

Essential Yet Transient: An Introduction to the Placental Circulatory System June 11, 2020 MARY WALLINGFORD, PH.D. Assistant Professor Medical Infant Research Institute Tufts Medical Center Took place on June 11, 2020 at 1:00pm EST MARY WALLINGFORD – Mary Wallingford, PhD, is an Assistant Professor in the Division of Obstetrics and Gynecology at the Tufts University…

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Marlene Rabinovitch, M.D.

Marlene Rabinovitch, M.D. June 1, 2020 Dwight and Vera Dunlevie Professor of Pediatrics (Cardiology) Stanford University School of Medicine Stanford, CA Primary Research: Our research program seeks to identify the cellular and molecular programs that are dysregulated in vascular disease with a focus on pulmonary arterial hypertension (PAH). This condition can be a fatal complication…

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Matrix remodeling and integrin signaling in endothelial function and dysfunction

Matrix remodeling and integrin signaling in endothelial function and dysfunction May 14, 2020 MARTIN SCHWARTZ, PH.D. Professor of Medicine Division of Cardiology Department of Cell Biology Yale School of Medicine Took place on May 14, 2020 at 1:00pm EST MARTIN SCHWARTZ – Martin Schwartz is a Professor of Medicine (Cardiology) and Professor of Biomedical Engineering and…

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Julie A. Phillippi, Ph.D.

Julie A. Phillippi, Ph.D. May 1, 2020 Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery and McGowan Institute for Regenerative Medicine University of Pittsbugh Pittsburgh, PA Primary Research: The Phillippi Laboratory is focused on two primary objectives 1) Understanding the role of the microvasculature in cardiovascular pathologies; and 2) Developing novel technologies that therapeutically preserve or regenerate microvasculature. Active…

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What Chromatin Remodelers Can Teach Us About Vascular Development and Integrity

What Chromatin Remodelers Can Teach Us About Vascular Development and Integrity April 2, 2020 COURTNEY GRIFFIN, PH.D. Member Cardiovascular Biology Research Program Scientific Director Oklahoma Medical Research Foundation Took place on April 2, 2020 at 1:00pm EST THIS WEBINAR IS BEING SPONSORED BY BIOSPHERIX BioSpherix manufactures in vitro & in vivo equipment that helps researchers generate reproducible models with…

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Angela Glading, Ph.D.

Angela Glading, Ph.D. April 1, 2020 Department of Pharmacology and Physiology University of Rochester Rochester, NY Primary Research: Defective or improperly regulated adhesion is observed in a wide variety of human diseases, including the major killers cancer and cardiovascular disease. Research in the Glading lab focuses on unraveling how cell adhesion signaling regulates cellular behavior,…

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New Insights into Lymphatics and Lymphatic-related Cells from the Zebrafish

New Insights into Lymphatics and Lymphatic-related Cells from the Zebrafish March 12, 2020 BRANT WEINSTEIN, PH.D. Associate Scientific Director NICHD, NIH Took place on March 12, 2020 at 1:00pm EST BRANT WEINSTEIN – Dr. Brant M. Weinstein received his Ph. D. from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and carried out postdoctoral studies in the laboratory of…

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