Frontiers in Cardiovascular Science Archived Talks


2023 | 2022 | 2021 | 2020 | 2019 | 2018 | 2017 | 2016 | 2014

ER Proteostasis and Heart Disease

Christopher Glembotski, PhD
Professor, Department of Internal Medicine
Director, Translational Cardiovascular Research Center
Associate Dean, Research
The University of Arizona


A Gene Regulatory Nexus between Cardiac Arrhythmias and Heart Failure

Ivan Moskowitz, MD, PhD
Professor of Pediatrics, Pathology, and Human Genetics
Vice Chair for Research, Pediatrics
The University of Chicago


Effects of the Dual Absence of RGS2 & RGS5 Proteins on Ventricular Rhythm

Patrick Osei-Owusu, PhD, FAHA
Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine


Pharmacogenetics of Anthracycline-Metabolizing Enzymes in Human Myocardium

Javier G. Blanco, Clin. Biochem., PhD
Professor Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences
School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences
University at Buffalo, The State University of New York


Victor J. Dzau Distinguished Lecture in Cardiovascular Medicine: "The War on Heart Failure"

Eugene Braunwald, MD
Distinguished Hersey Professor of Medicine at Harvard Medical School
Chair Emeritus, Department of Medicine
Founding Chair of the TIMI Study Group at the Brigham and Women’s Hospital.


Toll Like Receptor 2 in Angiogenesis, Regeneration and Vascular Pathologies

Tatiana V. Byzova, PhD, FAHA
Staff, Canova Chair in Angiogenesis
Director, Angiogenesis Center Department of Neuroscience
Cleveland Clinic Lerner Research Institute


Unraveling Immune Cell Diversity and Function within the Heart

Kory J. Lavine, MD, PhD
Associate Professor of Medicine, Center for Cardiovascular Research
Director of Cardiovascular Precision Medicine Research Initiative
Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis


Caveolins and Caveolae in Health and Disease

Hemal H. Patel, PhD
Professor & Vice-Chair for Research
Director, UCSD Cardiac/Neuro Protection Laboratories
VA Research Career Scientist, VA San Diego Healthcare System, Department of Anesthesiology, University of California, San Diego


Kick-starting Cardiac Regeneration

W. Robb MacLellan, MD
Professor of Medicine; Professor of Physiology
Director of UW Medicine Heart Institute
Division Head, Cardiology
Robert A. Bruce Endowed Chair in Cardiovascular Research
Attending Physician, University of Washington Medical Center


Personalizing Therapy for Atrial Fibrillation

Dawood Darbar, MBChB, MD
Chief, Division of Cardiology
Associate Director, Medical Scientist Training Program
Co-Director, Center for Cardiovascular Research
Professor of Medicine and Pharmacology
University of Illinois at Chicago


RNA editing and innate immunity

Jin Billy Li, PhD
Associate Professor of Genetics
Stanford University


Opportunities to Target Adverse Metabolic Remodeling of Diseased Hearts

E. Douglas Lewandowski, PhD
Director, Translational Research, Dorothy M. Davis Heart & Lung Research Institute Professor, Department of Internal Medicine Professor, Department of Biological Chemistry and Pharmacology The Ohio State University College of Medicine


Small is Big: A Vasa Vasorum Perspective of Human Aortic Aneurysm

Julie A. Phillippi, PhD
Associate Professor UPMC Pellegrini Chair in Cardiothoracic Surgery Vice Chair for Cardiac Research and Director of Postdoctoral Research, Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery Scientific Director- Cardiac Research Laboratory Division of Cardiac Surgery University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine Department of Bioengineering McGowan Institute for Regenerative Medicine


Strategies for 3D Printing Complex Cardiac Tissue Mimics

Brenda Ogle, PhD
Professor and Head, Department of Biomedical Engineering
Professor, Department of Pediatrics
Director, Stem Cell Institute
University of Minnesota-Twin Cities


Frontiers in Atrial Fibrillation

Barbara Casadei, MD, DPhil
British Heart Foundation Professor of Cardiovascular Medicine, University of Oxford


Molecular Imaging of Light Chain Cardiac Amyloidosis

Sharmila Dorbala, MD, MPH
Associate Professor
Cardiovascular Medicine, Radiology
Harvard Medical School


Risk Stratification for Sudden Cardiac Death: Old Problem, New Solutions

Katherine Wu, MD
Associate Professor of Medicine
Department of Medicine
Division of Cardiology
The John Hopkins Medical Institutions


Strategies to Advance Cardio-Oncology: From Phenotyping Cohorts to Conducting Clinical Trials

Bonnie Ky, MD, MSCE
Founders Associate Professor of Cardio-Oncology
Department: Medicine
Perelman School of Medicine
University of Pennsylvania


Guiding 3D Vascular Fate and Assembly

Sharon Gerecht, PhD
Edward J. Schaefer Professor of Engineering and Director
Institute for NanoBioTechnology
Johns Hopkins University


Notch Signaling in Arterial Venous Programming and Arteriovenous Malformation

Rong Wang, PhD
Professor of Surgery Division of Vascular and Endovascular Surgery
Mildred V. Strouss Endowed Chair in Vascular Surgery
Director, Laboratory for Accelerated Vascular Research


Allele-specific genetic and hypoxic control of an epigenetic lncRNA axis orchestrates endothelial reprogramming in pulmonary hypertension

Stephen Y. Chan, MD, PhD
Director, Vascular Medicine Institute
Director, Center for Pulmonary Vascular Biology and Medicine
Professor of Medicine Division of Cardiology
Department of Medicine
University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine and UPMC


Desmosomal failure translates into intracellular calcium dysregulation: A mechanism for sudden death in the young

Mario Delmar, MD, PhD
Patricia and Robert Martinsen Professor of Cardiology
Professor of Medicine
New York University School of Medicine


Adaptable and hemodynamic endothelial cells for therapeutic organogenesis and tumor targeting

Shahin Rafii, MD
Arthur B. Belfer Professor in Genetic Medicine
Division Chief of Regenerative Medicine
Director, Ansary Stem Cell Institute
Weill Cornell Medical College


Mechanisms of Ibrutinib Induced Atrial Fibrillation

David J. Milan, MD
Chief Scientific Officer of Leducq


Cardiac Wound Healing After Myocardial Infarction

Merry L. Lindsey, PhD
Chair and Stokes-Shackleford Professor, Department of Cellular and Integrative Physiology, Director, Center for Heart and Vascular Research, University of Nebraska Medical Center


Obscurins: How heart scars regulate their own size

Arjun Deb, MD
Professor of Cardiology; Molecular, Cell and Developmental Biology; and Director of the UCLA Cardiovascular Medicine Research Theme, UCLA


Unbiased Phenotype-Based Approach to Biology: from Small Molecules to Big Data

Charles C. Hong, MD, PhD
Dr. Melvin Sharoky Professor of Medicine and Director of Cardiology Research
University of Maryland School of Medicine


Obscurins: Giant Cytoskeletal Regulators in Heart Disease

Aikaterini Kontrogianni-Konstantopoulos, PhD
Professor of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology; Director of Interdisciplinary Training Program in Muscle Biology, Marlene and Stewart Greenebaum Comprehensive Cancer Center, University of Maryland School of Medicine


Myocardial Recovery: Bedside to Bench and Back

Stavros G. Drakos, MD, PhD
Professor of Medicine & Nora Eccles Treadwell Scholar, Division of Cardiology; Research Director, Co-Chief of Heart Failure & Transplant; Medical Director of Mechanical Circulatory Support
Nora Eccles Harrison Cardiovascular Research and Training, University of Utah


Heart Failure: An Immune-Mediated Disease

Sumanth D. Prabhu, MD
Professor of Medicine
Mary G. Waters Chair of Cardiovascular Medicine
Director of the Division of Cardiovascular Disease
University of Alabama at Birmingham


Biomechanical and Mechanobiological Mechanisms of Pulmonary Hypertension due to Left Heart Failure

Naomi Chesler, PhD
Professor of Biomedical Engineering
Director of the Edwards Lifesciences Center for Advanced Cardiovascular Technology
UCI Samueli School of Engineering


Cell Transitions in the Heart after Birth

Katherine Yutzey, PhD
Professor Molecular Cardiovascular Biology
The Heart Institute Cincinnati Children’s Medical Center
Cincinnati Children's Hospital


Genetics of Familial Hypercholesterolemia

Catherine Boileau, PharmD, PhD
Chair of the Genetics Department
Bichat University
Paris and Professor of Genetics
Medical School of Paris University


Engineering micro- and nanostructured materials for cardiovascular disease therapy

Tejal Desai, PhD
Department Chair and Professor
Department of Bioengineering and Therapeutic Sciences
UCSF School of Pharmacy


Igniting the Flame of Inflammation through Cardiomyocyte CAMKII and Inflammasome Activation

Joan Heller Brown, PhD
Distinguished Professor and Chair
Department of Pharmacology
UCSD School of Medicine


Engineering hiPSC-Myocytes to Study Disease & Treat Heart Failure

Michael Regnier, PhD
Director, UW Center for Translational Muscle Research
Professor of Bioengineering
School of Medicine & College of Engineering
University of Washington


Novel Mechanisms of Mitochondrial Quality Control in the Myocardium

Asa Gustafsson, PhD
Professor, Skaggs School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences
Department of Pharmacology
UCSD School of Medicine