Research in Progress Seminar Series


March 04, 2020
“The Role of IL-5 in Hepatic Ischemia and Reperfusion Injury”, Wasim Dar, MD, PhD
February 19, 2020
“microRNA-Based Reprogramming of Glioblastoma to Sensitize to Chemotherapy”, Tae Jin Lee, PhD
February 12, 2020
“Every Breath You Take: The Exegesis of Synchronicity and Sting”, Andrew J. Bryant, MD
January 22, 2020
“Protective Role of ATP4A Inhibition in Acute Kidney Injury”, Boyun Kim, PhD
January 08, 2020
“The Role of Nudt21 Mediated Alternative Polyadenylation and Hyaluronan in the Development of Pulmonary Hypertension”, Scott Collum, PhD


December 18, 2019
“Molecular Mechanisms of Brain Arteriovenous Malformation”, Eunhee Kim, PhD
December 11, 2019
“Beclin-1 in Regulation of Sepsis Outcomes”, Qun “Sophia” Zhang, PhD
December 4, 2019
“CFIm25-Mediated Alternative Polyadenylation Regulates Pulmonary Fibrosis in Aging”, Tingting Mills, PhD
November 20, 2019
“Role of Extracellular Vesicles in Acute Lung Injury”, Jae Woo Lee, MD, PhD
November 13, 2019
“The Role of Atypical Chemokines MIF and LIX in Alcohol-Associated Liver Disease”, Kyle Poulsen, PhD
October 29, 2019
“Chitinase and its Receptors in Lung Injury and Repair”, Yang Zhou, MD, PhD
October 16, 2019
“Role of Platelets During Mechanical Ventilation”, Catharina Conrad, MD, PhD
September 10, 2019
CPM NIH Mock Study Section
September 4, 2019
“Netrin-1 in Acute and Chronic Inflammation–Friend or Foe?”, Martin Schlegel, MD, PhD
August 21, 2019
“Role of PFKFB3 Mediated Induction of Glycolysis in Acute Lung Injury”, Christine Vohwinkel, MD, PhD
July 23, 2019
“Nutrient Sensing and Energetic Metabolism in Host Defense”, Xiaoyu Hu, PhD
May 22, 2019
“MIR-147 and the Resolution of Acute Lung Injury”, Xiaoyi Yuan, PhD
March 20, 2019
“Novel Metabolic and Cellular Targets for Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension”, Glenn Marsboom, PhD
March 06, 2019
“Protecting the Morbid Heart: Insights from Novel Cellular Roles for Caveolin Proteins”, Hemal H. Patel, PhD
February 20, 2019
“Modulating RAS Activity to Define the Cell of Origin in Pancreatobiliary Cancers”, Jennifer Bailey, MA, PhD and Kanchan Singh, PhD
January 31, 2019
“Journey of the Memorial Hermann Health System Toward Quality, Safety, and Operational Excellence”, Chuck Stokes


December 13, 2018
“Medicine, Science and Dreams”, David A. Schwartz, MD
November 7, 2018
“Erythrocyte Metabolic Reprogramming Under Physiological and Pathological Hypoxia and Beyond” and “Regulation of Proteasome Machinery Under Hypoxia in Mature Erythrocyte”, Yang Xia, MD, PhD & Anren Song, PhD
October 24, 2018
“Macrophage Responses in Liver Ischemia Reperfusion Injury”, Yuan Zhai, PhD
October 10, 2018
“MicroRNA-Based Targeted Glioblastoma Therapy by RNA Nanoparticles”, Tae Jin Lee, PhD
September 12, 2018
“The Role of Clfm25 in Pulmonary Fibrosis”, Tingting W. Mills, PhD & Michael R. Blackburn, PhD
August 15, 2018
“Deacetylation and Endothelial Barrier Dysfunction in Sepsis”, Jian Fu, PhD
August 09, 2018
“Aberrant Recapitulation of Developmental Genes in IPF”, Harry Karmouty-Quintana, PhD & Cory Wilson
July 18, 2018
“PTEN Expression by an Oncolytic Herpes Virus Directs T-Cell Mediated Tumor Clearance”, Jessica L. Swanner, PhD
May 16, 2018
“Circadian Rhythms: from Genes to Behavior”, Seung-Hee Yoo, PhD
“Cluster headache: molecular mechanisms in a remarkably clock-like disorder”, Mark J. Burish, MD, PhD
“Circadian rhythm in the heart and its role during hypoxic conditions”, Jae Woong Lee, MD
May 03, 2018
“Mechanisms of Virally-Induced Chronic Inflammation and Cancers”, Noula Shembade, PhD
April 18, 2018
“Role of Innate Immunity in Acute and Chronic Liver Diseases”, Cynthia Ju, PhD
“Eosinophils Protects Against Hepatic Ischemic Reperfusion Injury”, Yao-Chun Wang, PhD