Minisymposium: Novel Insights into Cardiac Function and Myocardial Response to Injury

Minisymposium: Novel Insights into Cardiac Function and Myocardial Response to Injury

Friday, April 30, 2021 • 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM (EST)


Traci Perry
Traci Parry, PhD
University of North Carolina at Greensboro

Jonathan Homeister
Jonathon Homeister, PhD
University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill


Session Description: Abstract-Driven Short Talks (15-minutes each)

  • Chair - Welcome and Introductions

Presentation Time

Presenting Author

Abstract Title

Abstract Number

2:00 - 2:15

Jie Wang

SNAP29 Restricts Cardiac Arrhythmias by Insulating A Subset of Desmosomal Proteins and Connexin43 from Autophagic Degradation

Abstract R2621

2:15 - 2:30

Sasha Smolgovsky

Combined Risk Factors Induce T Cell-Mediated Diastolic Dysfunction in a Novel Mouse Model of Heart Failure with Preserved Ejection Fraction (HFpEF)

Abstract R1600

2:30 - 2:45

Ethan Kwan

Contributions of Myocardial Hypertrophy and Stiffening to Right-Ventricular Remodeling in a Rat Model of Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension

Abstract R4104

2:45 - 3:00

Hong-Mei Xue

Hyperhomocysteinemia Exacerbates Myocardial Ischemia-Reperfusion Injury: Role of ER Stress and Autophagy

Abstract R2692

3:00 - 3:15

Traci Parry

Endurance Exercise Abolishes Cancer-Mediated Cardiac Dysfunction and Metabolic Alterations

Abstract L5511

3:15 - 3:30

Guo-Wei He

Regulation of Cyclic Nucleotide Phosphodiesterase 1 by Endoplasmic Reticulum Stress Contributes to Homocysteine-induced Cardiac Hypertrophy

Abstract R2690

3:30 - 3:45

Guo-Wei He

Genetic Analysis of the CITED2 Gene Promoter in Isolated and Sporadic Congenital Ventricular Septal Defects

Abstract R2655

3:45 - 4:00  Harshada Ketkar Metabolic Environment Alters the Transcriptomic Landscape of the Aged Heart Abstract R4504