The 2013 E. Eric Muirhead Hypertension Research
Day, hosted by the Cardiovascular-Renal Center at The University of Tennessee
Health Science Center, will be held Wednesday, November 13, 2013 at 8:00 a.m.
in room A117 Coleman (956 Court Ave., Memphis, TN 38163). Please go to www.uthsc.edu/hrd or contact Michelle
Lester at 901-448-2634 for more information. This is a CME Accredited event.
Hypertension Research Day 2013 Speakers and
8:00 a.m. - Medicine Grand Rounds
Arterial stiffness - what does it add when I
already know the blood pressure?
By Raymond R. Townsend, M.D.
Professor of Medicine
University of Pennsylvania Medical Center
9:00 a.m. - Leonard Share Memorial Lecture
Discovery of hydrogen sulfide as a
gasotransmitter in the cardiovascular system
By Rui Wang, M.D., Ph.D.
Vice President of Research, Economic Development
10:15 a.m. - E. Eric Muirhead Hypertension
Research Day Lecture
Oxidative stress and hypertension
By Robin L. Davisson, Ph.D.
The Andrew Dickson White Professor of Molecular
11:15 a.m. - University of Tennessee Health
Science Center Lecture
Hypertension treatment guidelines in patients
with chronic kidney disease: Is it appropriate to extrapolate from the general
By Csaba P. Kovesdy, M.D.
The Fred Hatch Professor of Medicine
Director, Clinical Outcomes and Clinical Trials
Program in Nephrology
University of Tennessee Health Science Center