Frontiers in Cardiovascular Science


Frontiers seminars take place on Tuesdays from 1–2pm via Zoom (unless otherwise noted).

Download the Spring 2022 Schedule

For interested graduate students, medical students, postdocs, residents, and fellows: meet and chat with our Frontiers speakers for an Early Career Investigators Session.

Questions? Please contact Francesca Mae G. Tongco.

Upcoming Seminars

Frontiers Fall 2022 seminars resumes on September 6, 2022. Please check back here soon for a list of our upcoming speakers.

Past Seminars

Jun June 14 Tue 2022

Across Heart Failure: Common Congestion And Less Common Pathways | Video
Lynne W. Stevenson, MD
Professor of Medicine Fellowship Director, Heart Failure Vanderbilt University Medical Center

Jun June 07 Tue 2022

Pediatric Heart Failure Secretome in Pathologic Remodeling and Mitochondrial Dysfunction
Carmen (Kika) Sucharov, PhD
Professor Director, Pediatric Cardiovascular Research Laboratory
University of Colorado Denver, Anschutz Medical Campus

May May 31 Tue 2022

Mechanisms of Structural Degeneration of Bioprosthetic Heart Valves and Mitigation Strategies | Video
Giovanni Ferrari, PhD
Associate Professor, Columbia University Departments of Surgery and Biomedical Engineering
Director, Cardiothoracic Surgery Research & Columbia Biobank for Translational Science (CBTS)

May May 24 Tue 2022

Endothelial Cell Lipid Metabolism in Health and Disease | Video (SUNet ID required)
William Sessa, PhD
Senior Vic President, Chief Scientific Officer of Internal Medicine, Pfizer Alfred Gilman Professor Emeritus of Pharmacology; Vice Chairman, Pharmacology; Director, Vascular Biology & Therapeutics Program, Yale School of Medicine

May May 17 Tue 2022

Chemerin as a Link Between Obesity and Hypertension | Video
Stephanie W Watts, PhD, FAHA
Professor Pharmacology and Toxicology
Michigan State University

May May 10 Tue 2022

ROS (Redox) Signaling, Endothelial Metabolism and Angiogenesis | Video (SUNet ID required)
Masuko Ushio-Fukai, PhD, FAHA
Professor, Director of the Redox Signaling Program Vascular Biology Center Department of Medicine, Cardiology
Medical College of Georgia at Augusta University

May May 03 Tue 2022

Cardio-Oncology: Where Do We Come From? What Are We? Where Are We Going? | Video
Jun-ichi Abe, MD, PhD, FAHA
Professor, Department of Cardiology - Research, Division of Internal Medicine, The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX

Apr April 25 - 26 Mon-Tue 2022

Stanford Drug Discovery Symposium

Currently a virtual event, taking place on our remote platform

Apr April 19 Tue 2022

Cardiovascular Precision Medicine and Dynamic Genomes | Video (SUNet ID required)
Pradeep Natarajan, MD, MMSC

Director of Preventive Cardiology & Fireman Endowed Chair in Vascular Medicine, Massachusetts General Hospital
Associate Professor of Medicine, Harvard Medical School

Apr April 12 Tue 2022

Systematic Expansion of Human Phenotyping to Drive Mechanistic Insights in Biomedicine | Video (SUNet ID required)
Calum A. MacRae, MD, PhD

Vice Chair for Scientific Innovation, Department of Medicine, Brigham and Women’s Hospital
Professor, Harvard Medical School

Apr April 05 Tue 2022

Genetic Pathways and Modifiers for Cardiomyopathy | Video
Elizabeth McNally, MD, PhD

Elizabeth Ward Professor and Director
Center for Genetic Medicine
Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine

Mar March 29 Tue 2022

Thrombospondin Gene Family Regulates Diverse Aspects | Video (SUNet ID required)
Jeffery D. Molkentin, PhD
Director, Division of Molecular Cardiovascular Biology
Co-Director, Heart Institute Professor, UC Department of Pediatrics
Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center

Mar March 22 Tue 2022

The Road to Making Mature Cardiomyocytes: Transcriptional Perspectives | Video
Chulan Kwon, PhD, MS
Director, Cardiovascular Stem Cell Program
Associate Professor of Medicine
Associate Professor of Biomedical Engineering
Associate Professor of Cell Biology, Heart and Vascular Institute, Johns Hopkins

Mar March 15 Tue 2022

mRNA-Based Approach for Treating Ischemic Heart Disease | Video (SUNet ID required)
Lior Zangi, PhD
Associate Professor of Medicine, Cardiology
Associate Professor of Genetics and Genomic Sciences
Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai

Mar March 08 Tue 2022

Harnessing Regenerative Mechanisms for Treating Congenital Heart Disease | Video
Bernhard Kühn, MD
Associate Professor of Pediatrics and Director, Pediatric Institute for Heart Regeneration and Therapeutics (I-HRT)
Associate Director, Richard King Mellon Foundation Institute for Pediatric Research
Department of Pediatrics
University of Pittsburg School of Medicine

Mar March 01 Tue 2022

Novel NOX and NO Modulating Pathways in Cardiovascular Injury and Protection | Video (SUNet ID required)
Hua Linda Cai, MD, PhD
Professor of Anesthesiology
Professor of Medicine
UCLA

Feb February 22 Tue 2022

Decoding Bone Morphogenetic Protein and Activin Signaling in Congenital Vascular and Heterotopic Ossification Syndromes | Video (SUNet ID required)
Paul B. Yu, MD, PhD
Associate Professor of Medicine
Brigham and Women's Hospital
Harvard

Feb February 15 Tue 2022

Drug Delivery for Heart and Lung Repair | Video (SUNet ID required)
Ke Cheng, PhD
Professor, Regenerative Medicine
North Carolina State University

Feb February 01 Tue 2022

Can Injured Heart Valves Self-Repair? | Video
Joy Lincoln, PhD
Professor, Department of Pediatrics, Medical College of Wisconsin
Associate Section Chief, Pediatric Cardiology
Peter Sommerhauser Chair of Quality, Outcomes and Research
Director, Cardiovascular Research, The Herma Heart Institute, Children’s Wisconsin

Jan January 25 Tue 2022

Molecular Insights into Vascular Regression | Video (SUNet ID required)
Courtney Griffin, PhD
Member, Cardiovascular Biology Research Program
Scott Zarrow Chair in Biomedical Research
Oklahoma Medical Research Foundation
Scientific Director, Oklahoma Center for Adult Stem Cell Research

Jan January 18 Tue 2022

Molecular Regulation of Cardiac Function, Regeneration and Disease | Video
DaZhi Wang, PhD
Professor & Director, Heart Institute
College of Medicine Internal Medicine
University of South Florida

Jan January 11 Tue 2022

Mechanisms of Cardiac Sex Disparity | Video
Frank L. Conlon, PhD
Professor, Departments of Biology & Genetics
Director, Biological & Genome Sciences
University of North Carolina