Frontiers in Cardiovascular Science


Frontiers seminars take place on Tuesdays from 12–1pm
(unless otherwise noted).

In-person and Zoom options available for all seminars,
details for each seminar listed below.

Download the Spring (April - June) 2024 flyer

Questions? Please contact Francesca Mae G. Tongco.

Upcoming Seminars

Jun June 18 Tue 2024

Aging Biology in Heart Failure: Not Just for the Old

Anthony Rosenzweig, MD
Professor of Internal Medicine-Cardiology, Center Director of the MM Institute for Heart & Brain Health & Professor of Pharmacology, University of Michigan Medical School

12 - 1 pm @ BMI 1021/Tung Conference Room or via Zoom 

Sep September 17 Tue 2024

Nipavan Chiamvimonvat, MD
Professor Internal Medicine - Cardiology
Pharmacology and Toxicology Graduate Group

12 - 1 pm @ BMI 1021/Tung Conference Room or via Zoom 

Oct October 01 Tue 2024

Ann Marie Schmidt, MD
Dr. Iven Young Professor of Endocrinology, Department of Medicine
Professor, Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Pharmacology
Professor, Department of Pathology, NYU

12 - 1 pm @ BMI 1021/Tung Conference Room or via Zoom 

Oct October 29 Tue 2024

Terence Hebert, PhD
Professor, Department of Pharmacology and Therapeutics
Associate Member, Division of Experimental Medicine, McGill

12 - 1 pm @ BMI 1021/Tung Conference Room or via Zoom 

Nov November 12 Tue 2024

Rong Tian, MD, PhD
Professor, Bioengineering
Professor, Anesthesiology
College of Engineering, University of Washington

12 - 1 pm @ BMI 1021/Tung Conference Room or via Zoom

Nov November 19 Tue 2024

Koen Nieman, MD, PhD
Professor of Medicine (Cardiovascular Medicine) and of Radiology (CV Imaging), Stanford Health Care

12 - 1 pm @ BMI 1021/Tung Conference Room or via Zoom

Nov November 26 Tue 2024

Dennis Discher, PhD
Robert D. Bent chaired Professor at the University of Pennsylvania
Director of the NCI (National Cancer Institute) Physical Sciences Oncology Center/Project at Penn

12 - 1 pm @ BMI 1021/Tung Conference Room or via Zoom

Dec December 03 Tue 2024

Fatima Rodriguez, MD, MPH
Associate Professor of Medicine (Cardiovascular Medicine), Stanford

12 - 1 pm @ BMI 1021/Tung Conference Room or via Zoom

Dec December 10 Tue 2024

Rajan Jain, MD
Associate Professor of Medicine (Cardiovascular Medicine), Perelmann School of Medicine, UPenn

12 - 1 pm @ BMI 1021/Tung Conference Room or via Zoom

Dec December 17 Tue 2024

Sushma Reddy, MD
Associate Professor of Pediatrics (Cardiology), Stanford Medicine Children's Health

12 - 1 pm @ BMI 1021/Tung Conference Room or via Zoom

Past Seminars

Jun June 11 Tue 2024

How Generative AI Can Transform Biomedical Research
James Zou, PhD
Assistant Professor of Biomedical Data Science and, By Courtesy, of Computer Science and of Electrical Engineering, Stanford University School of Medicine

Jun June 04 Tue 2024

Leveraging Human Genetics for Cardiovascular Drug Development
Saptarsi Haldar, MD
Associate Professor in the Department of Molecular Physiology and Biophysics

May May 28 Tue 2024

Immune Mechanisms of Sodium and Blood Pressure Regulation in Cardiovascular Disease
Annet Kirabo, DVM, MSc, PhD
Associate Professor of Medicine
Associate Professor of Molecular Physiology and Biophysics
Division of Clinical Pharmacology
Department of Medicine
Vanderbilt University College of Medicine

May May 21 Tue 2024

A Novel Role for Smooth Muscle Cells in Whole Body Energy Homeostasis and the Development of Obesity-related Cardiometabolic Dysfunction
Sharon Francis, PhD
Assistant Professor, Physiology, Cardiovascular Research Institute, Morehouse School of Medicine

May May 14 Tue 2024

Molecular and Genetic Insight in to Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm Disease
Philip S. Tsao, PhD
Professor (Research) of Medicine (Cardiovascular Medicine), Stanford University School of Medicine

May May 07 Tue 2024

That Which Does Not Kill Us, Makes Us Stronger: Scorpion Peptides Mitigate Ca2+-Dependent Arrhythmias
Hector Valdivia, MD, PhD
Professor of Medicine
Director, Cardiovascular Research Center
Faculty Director, MATRIX Program
University of Wisconsin School of Medicine & Public Health

Apr April 23 Tue 2024

Insights to Arrhythmia Mechanisms and Therapies from Cardiac Reprograming
Stacey Rentschler, MD, PhD
Associate Professor of Medicine, Cardiovascular Division, Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis

Apr April 16 Tue 2024

Heart Disease and Stroke Statistics 2024 Update: A Report of US and Global Data from the American Heart Association
Latha Palaniappan, MD
Professor of Medicine
Stanford University School of Medicine

Apr April 09 Tue 2024

Cardio-Oncology and Cardio-Immunology: New Platforms for Cardiovascular Research
Javid Moslehi, MD
William Grossman Distinguished Professor in Cardiology
Chief, Section of Cardio-Oncology & Immunology
Professor in Residence
University of California, San Francisco (UCSF) School of Medicine

Apr April 02 Tue 2024

Chanzyme TRPM7 - A New Player in Vascular Pathobiology
Rhian M. Touyz, MBBCh, PhD
Executive Director and Chief Scientific Officer of the Research Institute of the McGill University Health Centre, Dr. Phil Gold Chair in Medicine and Professor in Family Medicine, McGill University, Montreal, Canada

Mar March 26 Tue 2024

Bartley P. Griffith, MD
Thomas E. and Alice Marie Hales Distinguished Professor of Transplant Surgery, University of Maryland School of Medicine

Mar March 19 Tue 2024

Insights from Atrial Fibrillation Genomics: From Bedside to Bench and Back Again
Mina K. Chung, MD
Cardiac Pacing and Electrophysiology
Department of Cardiovascular Medicine, Heart and Vascular Institute
Department of Cardiovascular & Metabolic Sciences, Lerner Research Institute
Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland Clinic Lerner College of Medicine of Case Western Reserve University

Mar March 12 Tue 2024

Human Coronary Artery Development and its Link to Coronary Artery Disease
Kristy Red-Horse, PhD
Professor of Biology, Stanford University School of Medicine

Mar March 05 Tue 2024

Pathology of Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension to Find New Therapies
Marlene Rabinovitch, MD
Dwight and Vera Dunlevie Professor of Pediatric Cardiology, Stanford University School of Medicine

Feb February 27 Tue 2024

Smooth Muscle Cell Heterogeneity as a Determinant of Aortopathies
Alan Daugherty, PhD, DSc
Associate Vice President for Research
Chair, Physiology
Director, Saha Cardiovascular Research Center
Gill Foundation Chair in Preventive Cardiology
ATVB Editor-In-Chief
University of Kentucky, College of Medicine

Feb February 20 Tue 2024

How Clinical Observations Impact Device Development
Ioannis Karakikes, PhD
Associate Professor (Research) of Cardiothoracic Surgery, Stanford University School of Medicine

Feb February 13 Tue 2024

Evolution of EVAR involving Iliac arteries and the importance of hypogastric preservation – How Clinical Observations Impact Device Development
Jason Lee, MD
Chief of Vascular Surgery and Professor of Surgery (Vascular Surgery), Stanford University School of Medicine

Feb February 06 Tue 2024

ATAC-ing the Heart of Gene Regulation
William Greenleaf, PhD
Professor of Genetics, Stanford University School of Medicine

Jan January 30 Tue 2024

Insights into the Etiology of Congenital Heart Defects: From Human Genetics to Mouse Models
Vidu Garg, MD
Director, Center for Cardiovascular Research, Abigail Wexner Research Institute
Nationwide Children's Hospital
Professor of Pediatrics and Molecular Genetics
The Ohio State University

Jan January 23 Tue 2024

Calcium Release Deficiency Syndrome (CRDS)
Wayne S.R. Chen, PhD
Professor
University of Calgary

Jan January 16 Tue 2024

T Cell Immune Responses in Heart Failure with Reduced and Preserved Ejection Fraction
Pilar Alcaide , PhD
Kenneth and JoAnn G. Wellner Professor
Associate Professor of Immunology
Tufts University School of Medicine

Jan January 09 Tue 2024

Cardiovascular Consequences of Electronic Cigarette Exposure: from in Utero to Adulthood
Loren Wold, PhD
Associate Dean for Research Operations and Compliance
The John G. and Jeanne Bonnet McCoy Chair in Cardiovascular Medicine
Professor, Department of Surgery (Cardiac)
The Ohio State University