Events & News

Events & News

 

HMRI’s active pursuit of its mission to change lives through multidisciplinary, patient-focused research results in a number of newsworthy events, activities and breakthroughs. HMRI is pleased to share this information with its supporters and the scientific and medical communities.

24 May Abstract by Dr. Andrea Loewendorf accepted for poster presentation at the International Federation of Placenta Associations (IFPA) 2017 conference in Manchester, UK

 Title: Understanding the Immune Microenvironment at the Uteroplacental Interface. OBJECTIVES In human pregnancy, the baby is 50% non-self, but is not rejected as an allogeneic organ transplant would be. The local interaction site between mother and baby is the uteroplacental interface (UPI), where maternal decidua develops between the...

Read More

07 Apr The Science Behind Your Mind

The Science Behind Your Mind Dr. Harrington joined HMRI and established the Molecular Neurology Program in 1998.  He studies how the cerebrospinal fluid composition explains the intermittent disorder of migraine and the progressive neurodegeneration of Alzheimer's disease.  He also studies molecules that are transported to/from the...

Read More

03 Apr Therapeutic Hypothermia Reduces the Inflammatory Response Following Ischemia/Reperfusion Injury in Rat Hearts

Link: https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/28338422 Therapeutic Hypothermia Reduces the Inflammatory Response Following Ischemia/Reperfusion Injury in Rat Hearts Shi J1,2, Dai W1,2, Kloner RA1,2. Author information Abstract Therapeutic hypothermia (TH) is known to protect against ischemia/reperfusion (I/R) injury. One mechanism of I/R injury includes secondary injury due to the inflammatory cascade. We hypothesized that...

Read More

06 Mar Blair Middle School Hosts Brain Awareness Day

The Pasadena Unified School District’s (PUSD) Health Careers Academy is partnering with Huntington Medical Research Institutes (HMRI) to raise awareness about brain health and disease among youth. Blair Middle School seventh and eighth grades will hear from leading doctors, researchers, and scientists during the third annual...

Read More

14 Feb Management of No-Reflow Phenomenon in the Catheterization Laboratory

Link: (Display the citation in PubMed) JACC Cardiovasc Interv. 2017 Feb 13;10(3):215-223. doi: 10.1016/j.jcin.2016.11.059. Management of No-Reflow Phenomenon in the Catheterization Laboratory. Rezkalla SH1, Stankowski RV2, Hanna J3, Kloner RA4. Author information: · 1Department of Cardiology, Marshfield Clinic, Marshfield, Wisconsin. Electronic address: rezkalla.shereif@marshfieldclinic.org. · 2Marshfield Clinic Research Foundation, Marshfield, Wisconsin. ·...

Read More

13 Feb Brain Awareness Week Events

Brain Awareness Week is an international campaign to increase public awareness of the progress and benefits of brain research. Every March, organizations worldwide focus on brain health and disease by holding events such as open days at neuroscience labs; exhibitions about the brain; lectures on brain-related...

Read More

23 Jan Steelers got you stressed? Try meditation, expert says

Regarding the Super Bowl and stress… “The concerns of the stress of merely watching a game are real,” said Robert Kloner, cardiologist and researcher at Huntington Medical Research Institutes in Pasadena. Research he and his colleagues have done found that there was a connection between cardiac-related...

Read More