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 2024 flyer

Questions? Please contact Francesca Mae G. Tongco.

Upcoming Seminars

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

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

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

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

Mar March 12 Tue 2024

Kristy Red-Horse, PhD
Professor of Biology, Stanford University School of Medicine

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

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

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

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

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

Apr April 02 Tue 2024

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

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

Apr April 16 Tue 2024

Latha Palaniappan, MD
Professor of Medicine
Stanford University School of Medicine

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

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

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

May May 07 Tue 2024

Hector Valdivia, MD, PhD
Professor of Medicine
Director, Cardiovascular Research Center
Faculty Director, MATRIX Program
University of Wisconsin School of Medicine & Public Health

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

May May 21 Tue 2024

Sharon Francis, PhD
Assistant Professor, Physiology, Cardiovascular Research Institute, Morehouse School of Medicine

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

May May 28 Tue 2024

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

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

Jun June 04 Tue 2024

Saptarsi Haldar, MD
Associate Professor in the Department of Molecular Physiology and Biophysics

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

Jun June 11 Tue 2024

James Zou, PhD
Assistant Professor of Biomedical Data Science and, By Courtesy, of Computer Science and of Electrical Engineering, Stanford University School of Medicine

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

Jun June 18 Tue 2024

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 

Past Seminars

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