HMRI Speakers Bureau

HMRI Speakers Bureau

For information about future events, please call Dr. Marie Csete at (626) 795-4343.

Our scientists are enthusiastic about interacting with the public to educate about common diseases and point to future therapies in development at HMRI.


Previous topics have included:



  • Research at HMRI: Medical Science in Pasadena



  • Triggers of Cardiovascular Events
  • Cell therapy for myocardial infarction
  • Treating Stable Ischemic Heart Disease
  • Testosterone Therapy and the Heart
  • Update on Cardioprotection
  • Erectile Dysfunction and Cardiovascular Disease
  • Core concepts: The Physiology of stunned, hibernating and non-viable myocardium
  • Science of acute revascularization
  • Reperfusion injury. Does it exist?
  • Research Process: The good, the bad, the ugly.


Imaging Advances for Medicine

  • Magnetic Resonance:  Imaging and Spectroscopy
  • Images of the Heart:  Cardiac MRI



  • Advances in Colorectal Surgery
  • New Hope for Patients with Hepatitis C


 Stem Cells and Regenerative Technologies

  • A Stem Cell Primer
  • Regenerative Medicine
  • Using Human Embryonic Stem Cells to Understand Developmental Toxicity
  • Diseases in a Dish:  Novel Use of Stem Cell Technologies for Understanding Disease Complexity
  • Immunologic basis for pre-eclampsia


 Neural Engineering

  • Emerging Markets for Neurotechnology
  • Progress in Brain-computer Interfaces
  • Advances in Neurotechnology Tools and Techniques
  • Non-invasive Control of Neuronal Activity


 Medical Neuroscience

  • Migraine
  • Alzheimer’s Disease
  • Neurodegenerative Diseases of Aging
  • What’s in Your Brain?  A Look Under the Hood
  • Needles in Haystacks:  Finding Proteins (aka ‘proteomics’)
  • Periodic Table of Elements in the Brain
  • Basics of Anesthesia (General, Regional, Local)
  • Localization of Language Function and Seizure Activity using Magnetoencephalography (MEG).
  • Pediatric brain injury
  • The power of mass spectroscopy for understanding the brain