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2014 Levy Symposium

2014 Levy Symposium

On October 1, 2014, the Department of Physiology and Biophysics hosted a symposium and banquet in honor of Matthew N. Levy. The Matthew N. Levy Symposium Brochure includes a short biography of Professor Levy. The symposium featured seven renown speakers, including five from outside the University. Embedded in the Schedule of Presentations below are links to each of the participants, as well as additional information about their presentations.

Schedule of Presentations

Wednesday, October 1, 2014
8:30am – 8:45am Welcome/Introduction
-- Walter F. Boron, MD, PhD
8:45am – 9:15am Matthew Levy: The Gentleman Researcher
-- Mark E. Dunlap, MD  Video Part 1 (2:34)
9:15am – 9:55am Fundamentals of autonomic modulation applied as a new therapy for heart failure in medical devices.
-- Michael R.S. Hill, PhD, MBA  Video Part 1 (34:40)
10:30am – 11:15am Autonomic neural regulation of immune system: Implications for hypertension
-- Francois M. Abboud, MD  Video Part 2
11:30am – 12:15am Integrative control of cardiac muscle contraction
-- Julian E. Stelzer, PhD Video Part 2 (57:22)
1:30pm – 2:15pm The genetic landscape of cardiomyopathy
-- Elizabeth M. McNally, MD, PhD  Video Part 3
2:30pm – 3:15pm Arrhythmogenic substrates and arrhythmia mechanism in the human heart –insights from noninvasive mapping in patients
-- Yoram Rudy, PhD, FAHA  Video Part 3 (48:48)
4:00pm – 4:45pm Calcium regulation and signaling in cardiac myocytes in health and disease
-- Donald M. Bers, PhD  Video Part 4