It is that time of year again when various chapters from The American Physiological Society hold their local meetings. I am looking forward to reporting the exciting news in physiology from these events!
The Ohio Physiological Society is having their 26th annual meeting October 6-7 at the University of Cincinnati. The keynote speaker will be Dr. Ernest Wright from the David Geffen-UCLA School of Medicine in Los Angeles, CA.
The Tennessee Physiological Society will be holding their annual meeting October 13-14 in Johnson City at the Quillen College of Medicine – East Tennessee State University. The opening speaker will be Dr. David L. Williams from the Department of Surgery at Quillen College of Medicine. His talk is titled: “The macrophage class A scavenger receptor (SR-‐A) plays a central role in the pathophysiology of sepsis and organ ischemia/reperfusion injury.”
The Iowa and Nebraska Physiological Societies will be teaming up to hold a joint meeting October 21-22 at Des Moines University. The keynote address will be given by Dr. Karie Scrogin from Loyola University. The title of her talk is “New Tricks for an Old Molecule: Discovery of a Novel Role for Serotonin in the Neural Control of the Circulation.”
The Arizona Physiological Society will be having their annual meeting at The University of Arizona Medical Campus on November 16-17. The program for this meeting is not yet available.