Physiology seminar series investigates metabolism and cardiovascular diseases

The Department of Physiology Seminar Series Mini-Symposium will present “Metabolism and Cardiovascular Diseases” from 9 a.m.—12:30 p.m. on May 25 at CA-2109 in the Interdisciplinary Research Center on the Health Sciences Campus.

The following speakers will be presenting:

Dr. Rosalind Coleman, M.D.
University of North Carolina
Fatty acid partitioning affects metabolism

Dr. Evan Dale Abel, MBBS, Ph.D.
University of Iowa
Regulation of Myocardial Metabolism by Autophagy

Dr. Kenneth Walsh, FAHA, Ph.D.
Boston University
Metabolic and Genetic Risk Factors that Contribute to
Cardiovascular Disease: New Mechanisms, New Targets

Dr. Weiqin Chen, Ph.D. Augusta University
Cardiomyopathy in lipodystrophy: role of BSCL2 in regulating cardiac substrate metabolism and function

Dr. Yisang Yoon, Ph.D. Augusta University
Mitochondrial dynamics and energetic maintenance

Dr. David Stepp, Ph.D. Augusta University
Myostatin and cardiometabolic health in obesity

For more information about the seminar, email Maria Poo Garcia or call 721-7741. Visit the Department of Physiology.

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