You are cordially invited to attend the 2013 E. Eric Muirhead Hypertension Research Day, hosted by the Cardiovascular-Renal Center at The University of Tennessee Health Science Center, 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 Topics
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 and Innovation
10:15 a.m. – E. Eric Muirhead Hypertension Research Day Lecture
“ER stress, oxidative stress and hypertension: It’s all in your head”
By Robin L. Davisson, Ph.D.
The Andrew Dickson White Professor of Molecular Physiology
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 population?”
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
Continental breakfast will be served. Complimentary UTHSC parking is provided in the H Lot, 940 Madison Ave.