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UCLA Cardiovascular Symposium 2017
Date: September 25th - 26thLocation: De Neve Plaza and Auditorium, UCLA
This conference has received support from the NIH NCATS UCLA CTSI Grant Number UL1TR0001881
Post-Graduates (Post-docs and Basic Science Fellows)
Bethan Clifford, PhD for 'Regulation of Circulating Cholesterol by Goliath Family E3 Ligases'Chen Gao, PhD for 'Function Beyond RNA Splicing for RBFox Family Members in Heart'Karthickeyan Chella Krishnan, PhD for 'Role of Sex- and Tissue- Specific Differences in Mouse Lipocalin-2 Expression in Regulating Insulin Resistance and Non-Alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease Progression'Antonios Pantazis, PhD for 'Resolving the Molecular Processes Governing the Activity of a K+ Channel (BK) that Regulates Vascular Tone'Pradeep Rajendran, PhD for 'Topographic organization of stellate ganglia'
Clinical Division (Residents and Clinical Fellows)
Geoffrey Cho, MD for 'Activation of Autophagic Flux Blunts Cardiac Ischemia/Reperfusion Injury'Jeffrey Hsu, MD for 'Evaluating the Effects of Intracardiac Hemodynamic Modulation on Cardiac Valve Development'
Graduate Students (and Undergraduates)
Douglas Chapski for 'Top Down Proteomics Identifies Differentially Abundant Proteoforms in Isolated Cardiomyocytes from Healthy and Hypertrophic Hearts'Christine Cunningham for 'Y Chromosome Protection in PH is Not Mediated by Histone Demethylase Kdm5d'Shayan Moazeni for 'PTP1B is a Critical Mediator for Vascular Smooth Cell Proliferation in the Development of Pulmonary Hypertension in vivo and in vitro'Dawoud Sulaiman for 'The protective role of Paraoxonase 2 in cardiomyocytes against myocardial ischemia-reperfusion injury'
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Christine Albert, MD, MPH Brigham and Women’s Hospital, Harvard University Medical School
Aruni Bhatnagar, PhD, FAHA University of Louisville
Kristina Bostrom, MD, PhD University of California, Los Angeles
Robert Gerszten, MD Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Harvard University Medical School
Steven Houser, PhD, FAHA Lewis Katz School of Medicine, Temple University
Tzung Hsiai, MD, PhD University of California, Los Angeles
Jeffery Molkentin, PhD Cincinnati Children’s Hospital, Howard Hughes Medical Center
John Rogers, PhD Northwestern University
Marmar Vaseghi, MD, PhD University of California, Los Angeles
Xander Wehrens, MD, PhD Baylor College of Medicine
The 2018 Cardiovascular Theme Symposium will be held October 23rd - 24th, 2018 in the California NanoSystems Institute on UCLA's campus. This annual series is sponsored by the UCLA Cardiovascular Theme and features noted keynote speakers, breakout presentations, abstract poster review and awards.
The Inaugural Cardiovascular Theme Symposium was held on September 2, 2016 in the new Luskin Conference Center on the UCLA campus. This Symposium was the first scientific conference sponsored by the UCLA Cardiovascular Theme.