MHRC Seminar Series

Click here for a complete list of all previous MHRC Invited Seminar Speakers (all events and seminars inclusive)



Dr. Peterson Poster September 25, 2020

Evolving roles for satellite cells in skeletal muscle adaptation and aging

Dr. Andrew Judge – February 28, 2020

Mechanisms of Muscle Wasting in Cancer Cachexia

Dr. Eric Thorin - January 24, 2020

Brain and Aging Vessels

Dr. K Sreekumaran Nair – October 25, 2019

Regulation of Mitochondrial biogenesis and function in skeletal muscle and brain by insulin and aerobic exercise

Dr. Andrea Josse - September 20, 2019

Dairy for improving body composition and bone health in Obesity: is it an I.D.E.A.L. food…?

Dr. Lawerence Kazak – April 5, 2019

Adipocyte control of energy balance

Dr. Arthur Cheng – March 22, 2019


Implementation of intact single fibres to investigate skeletal muscle function in health and disease

Dr. Rajan Sah – November 23, 2018


SWELL regulation of systemic metabolism

Dr. Colin Crist – November 9, 2018


Translational Control of Gene Expression Regulates Skeletal Muscle Stem Cell Quiescence and Self-Renewal

Dr. Bret Goodpaster - March 16 2018


The role of mitochondrial energetics in obesity and aging


Dr. Zoltan Arany- March 9 2018


Branched chain amino acids and insulin resistance in skeletal muscle

Dr. Micah Drummond - February 9 2018


Dangers of short-term bed rest on aging muscle: Mechanisms and potential solutions


Dr. Susan Howlett - January 12 2018


The importance of age, sex and frailty in preclinical studies of the heart

Dr. Florian Bentzinger- November 24, 2017


Extrinsic Regulation of Muscle Stem Cell Specification

Dr. David Brown-November 10, 2017


Targeting Cellular Energetics in Disease: Contemporary Approaches to Make Mitochondria Great Again”

Dr. Kristin Stanford - October 6, 2017


Exercise-Induced Adaptations to Brown Adipose Tissue

Dr. David Bishop - June 6, 2017


p53 and exercise: Facts, fallacies and future directions

Dr. Kenneth Walsh - March 17, 2017


The role of glycolytic muscle in cardiometabolic disease

Dr. William Schrage - October 28, 2016


Control of skeletal muscle blood flow in human obesity

Dr. Ashok Kumar - October 7, 2016


Novel signaling mechanisms in skeletal muscle growth and repair

Dr. Martin Picard - April 15, 2016


Skeletal Muscle Mitochondria: From Networking to Kissing to Signaling

Dr. Francisco Naya - February 23, 2016


Transcriptional and epigenetic pathways in cardiac muscle

Dr. Keith Baar - January 22, 2016


Using tissue engineering and exercise to optimize musculoskeletal health

Dr. Roger Fielding - October 23, 2015


Age-related changes in skeletal muscle mass and function: mechanisms, assessment, and treatment of sarcopenia
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Dr. Joseph Miano - October 2, 2016


Lnc’ing Noncoding Sequences to Vascular SMC Phenotypes

Dr. Thomas Gustafsson - March 27, 2015


Integrative clinical physiology - skeletal muscle in health and disease

Dr. David J. Glass - March 20, 2015


Molecular mechanisms maintaining skeletal muscle mass

Dr. Pasan Fernando - March 6, 2015


Death of the heart: all is not as it seems

Dr. SoJung Lee - January 30, 2015


Childhood obesity: What is the role of physical activity?

Dr. Mary-Ellen Harper - December 5, 2014


Mitochondria: Where INefficiency is sometimes a very good thing! Implications for obesity and oxidative stress

Dr. Raynald Bergeron - October 3, 2014


Role of maternal physical activity on offspring's metabolic health

Dr. Dale Abel - April 15, 2014


Mitochondrial metabolism and insulin signaling in heart failure

Dr. Michael Rudnicki - January 24, 2014


Molecular regulation of muscle stem cell function

Dr. Gary Sweeney - December 6, 2014


Metabolic syndrome and the role of adiponectin

Dr. Marion Pauly - November 5, 2013


Mitochondria, a sentinel in muscle remodeling: New insights on aging and Duchenne muscular dystrophy

Dr. Daniel Kane - October 15, 2013


Revisiting the intracellular shuttle: Mitochondrial lactate oxidation in muscle

Dr. James Carson - August 28, 2013


IL-6 regulation of protein turnover with cancer cachexia: A role for the muscle gp130 receptor

Dr. Guillaume Grenier - April 12, 2013


Heterotropic ossification following muscle trauma: A matter of microenvironment

Dr. Ilona Skerjanc - April 5, 2013


The regulation of Nkx2.5 during cardiomyogenesis

Dr. Sabah Hussain - March 8, 2013


Regulation of autophagy in skeletal muscles

Dr. Jason Fish - February 1, 2013


VEGF signaling in blood vessel development

Dr. Patrick Seale - March 23, 2012


Transcriptional control of brown and beige cell fate

Dr. Vickie Baracos - February 17, 2012


Cancer-associated muscle wasting: Clinical implications and underlying biology

Dr. Bengt Saltin - June 5, 2011


Endurance exercise and fatigue: the role of muscle glycogen