On November 14, 2012, the Cardiovascular-Renal Center at UTHSC will present the E. Eric Muirhead Hypertension Research Day in Room A117 of the E.P. and Kate Coleman Building (956 Court Ave.). Hypertension Research Day started in 1987 as a symposium honoring Dr. E. Eric Muirhead to commemorate his numerous contributions to hypertension research and the medical community. It has now grown into an annual special event.
Hypertension Research Day 2012 Speakers and Topics:
8:15 a.m. to 9:00 a.m. – GRAND ROUNDS LECTURE – “Thrombotic Consequences of Metabolic Syndrome” – presented by John A. Oates, Jr., MD, Thomas F. Frist, Sr. Professor of Medicine & Professor of Pharmacology, Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Nashville
9:15 a.m. to 10:00 a.m. – LEONARD SHARE LECTURE – “Sex Differences in Control of Blood Pressure” – presented by Jane F. Reckelhoff, PhD, Billy S. Guyton Distinguished Professor, Director – Women's Health Research Center, University of Mississippi Medical Center, Jackson
10:15 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. – E. ERIC MUIRHEAD LECTURE – “Identification of Cullin-3 as a Regulator of Vascular Function and Arterial Pressure ” – presented by Curt D. Sigmund, PhD, Roy J. Carver Chair in Hypertension Research, Professor and Head, Department of Pharmacology, Roy J. and Lucille A. Carver College of Medicine, University of Iowa, Iowa City
11:15 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. – UTHSC LECTURE – “Synchronicity of Prehypertension and Prediabetes - Data from a Memphis Biracial Cohort” – presented by Sam Dagogo-Jack, MD, Mullins Professor and Director, Division of Endocrinology, Diabetes & Metabolism, The University of Tennessee Health Science Center, Memphis
Accreditation: The University of Tennessee College of Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
Credit: The University of Tennessee College of Medicine designates this live activity for a maximum of 4 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits TM.
CONTINENTAL BREAKFAST WILL BE SERVED & COMPLIMENTARY PARKING PROVIDED IN THE H-LOT (940 Madison Ave.)