Medical Pharmacology and Physiology seminars are held 12-1 p.m. Tuesdays. For the Fall 2020 semester, seminars will be held via Zoom. Links will be added as the meetings are set. If you do not see a link to a seminar you wish to attend, contact Lisa Putting at

September 8

  • Erika Boerman, PhD, Assistant Professor, Department of Medical Pharmacology and Physiology, University of Missouri
    “Perivascular nerve dysfunction in inflammatory bowel disease“

September 15

  • Mark Milanick, PhD, Professor, Department of Medical Pharmacology and Physiology, University of Missouri
    “How to recognize, intercept, prevent and thwart student mistreatment”

September 22

  • H. Scott Baldwin, MD, Professor, Department of Pediatrics, Cell and Developmental Biology, Chief, Division of Pediatric Cardiology, Co-Director, Pediatric Heart Institute at Vanderbilt, Vanderbilt University (host Michael J. Davis, PhD)
    “TIE-ing together structure and function: Roles of RTK TIE1 in the morphogenesis and maintenance of cardiac and lymphatic valves

October 6

  • Thomas Kampourakis, PhD, British Heart Foundation Research Fellow, Randall Centre for Cell & Molecular Biophysics, King's College London
    "Through thick and thin: myofilament-based regulation in the heart."

October 13

  • Penney Gilbert, PhD, Associate Professor, Institute of Biomaterials and Biomedical Engineering, University of Toronto (host Steven S. Segal, PhD)
    “3D culture models to study human skeletal muscle biology in a dish“ 

October 20

  • Kent Sanders, PhD, Professor and Chair, Department of Physiology and Cell Biology, University of Nevada, Reno
    "Interstitial cells: regulators of visceral smooth muscle function"

November 10

  • Amber Stratman, PhD, Assistant Professor, Department of Cell Biology & Physiology, Washington University (host Steven S. Segal, PhD)
    “Hemodynamic regulation of vascular development”

December 1

  • Dana L. Duren, PhD, Professor, Director of Orthopaedic Research, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Missouri Orthopaedic Institute, University of Missouri
    “Musculoskeletal Research from a Lifespan Perspective“

           Watch via Zoom

December 8

  • Dongsheng Duan, PhD, Professor, Department of Molecular Microbiology & Immunology, University of Missouri
    “Vascular deficiency in the canine model of Duchenne muscular dystrophy”

          Watch via Zoom