Hypertension Research Day 2014 Speakers and Topics
8:00 a.m. – Medicine Grand Rounds
Renal nerves in hypertension
By Vito M. Campese, M.D.
Professor of Medicine
Division Chief, Department of Nephrology
Keck School of Medicine
University of Southern California
9:00 a.m. – Leonard Share Memorial Lecture
Gastro-renal communication and sodium excretion
By Pedro A. Jose, M.D., Ph.D.
Professor of Medicine and Physiology
University of Maryland School of Medicine
10:15 a.m. – E. Eric Muirhead Hypertension Research Day Lecture
Activation of the intrarenal/iIntratubular renin angiotensin system in hypertension: Experimental and translational Studies
By L. Gabriel Navar, Ph.D.
Professor and Chair
Department of Physiology
11:15 a.m. – University of Tennessee Health Science Center Lecture
Role of adherence to antihypertensive medications in the treatment of hypertension: Is prescribing the right pill enough?
By Elvira O. Gosmanova, M.D.
Department of Medicine – Division of Nephrology
University of Tennessee Health Science Center