Anil Kishin Gehi, MD, professor of medicine in the division of cardiology, has been awarded the Sewell Family-McAllister Distinguished Professorship in Electrophysiology. The professorship is designed to recognize an outstanding clinician, teacher, and scholar–who is a leader in the field of electrophysiology–from the division of cardiology and the UNC McAllister Heart Institute.
This lecture will convey our expanding understanding of how the accumulation of body acid occurs and its detrimental effects on kidney function. Dr. Wesson will discuss how these findings are being translated into new, possibly disease-modifying treatments for chronic kidney disease. Donald Wesson is President of the Baylor Scott & White Health and Wellness Center, … Continued
Speaker: Yoh-suke Mukouyama, Ph.D, National Institutes of HealthTopic:Macrophage control of neuronal and vascular development Brief summary: Macrophages have diverse functions in immunity as well as in homeostasis, yet their functions during organ development remain largely undefined. Our work employs high-resolution whole-mount imaging and genetic tools to determine how embryonic tissue-resident macrophages influence neuronal and vascular … Continued
Speaker: Mahesh Sharma, MD, Associate Professor of Surgery and Pediatrics at UNC; Chief, Section of Congenital Cardiac Surgery; and Co-Director, North Carolina Children’s Heart CenterTopic: Failing Fontan Circulation in Adult Congenital Heart Disease
Bryan Roth is the Michael Hooker Distinguished Professor of Protein Therapeutics and Translational Proteomics in the Department of Pharmacology. He is a world-renowned scientist best known for creating an innovative scientific method that allows neuroscientists to manipulate and study brain circuits in health and disease. G-protein coupled receptors (GPCRs) represent one of the most evolutionarily … Continued