DOM Special Lecture: ‘Regulation of Coronary Microcirculation in Cardiovascular Diseases’

Wed, 12/06/2023 - 12:00pm to 1:00pm

The Department of Medicine at the University of Arizona College of Medicine – Tucson presents:

“Regulation of Coronary Microcirculation in Cardiovascular Diseases”

[Liya Yin, MD, PhD, FCVS, FAHA]Liya Yin, MD, PhD, FCVS, FAHA

Noon-1 p.m., Lecture Hall Room 5403*
College of Medicine – Tucson
(See flyer below for ALL virtual viewing links.)

— A light lunch will be provided. —


Dr. Liya Yin is a tenured associate professor and director of the heart and blood vessel diseases research focus area at Northeast Ohio Medical University (NEOMED) and an associate professor of integrative medical sciences at the Kent State University’s Brain Health Research Institute. She got her medical and doctoral degrees from China’s Wuhan University. She did her postdoc training at West Virginia University and the University of California, San Francisco. She was on the research faculty at UCLA before she joined NEOMED as a research assistant professor in 2009.

Dr. Yin's research focuses on the induction of coronary collateral growth in ischemic heart diseases, the regulation of coronary circulation in diabetes, and stem cell and cardiovascular regeneration. Her lab has published papers in Circulation Research, American Journal of Physiology (AJP)-Heart and Circulatory Physiology, Journal of Molecular and Cellular Cardiology (JMCC), and Basic Research in Cardiology.

Her research has been funded by the National Institute of Health and the American Heart Association (AHA), of which she is a fellow. She also is a Fellow of the Cardiovascular Section of the American Physiological Society. She is on the editorial board of Circulation Research, AJP-Heart and Circulatory Physiology, JMCC, Basic Research in Cardiology, and the International Journal of Cardiology. She is also associate editor of Pharmacology & Therapeutics. She serves as an ad hoc reviewer of related NIH study sections and AHA peer review committees.


■ Flyer for this event:  dom_special_lecture_flyer_2023-12-06_v3.pdf
■ Dr. Yin’s address will be followed by a 30-minute chalk talk in DOM Conference Room 6416, located on 6th floor west of the old hospital’s main elevator bank in what was the old Adult Medicine Clinic space.

For questions or accommodations that may be necessary, please contact the Office of the Chair, 520-626-6349 at least three days in advance of event. 

Event Location: 

UArizona College of Medicine – Tucson,
Lecture Hall Room 5403

1501 N. Campbell Ave.
Tucson, AZ 85721


Virtual link*:

*Also archived here for viewing at later date. 

Event Coordinator Name: 
Natasha Piechota
Event Contact Department: 
Department of Medicine, Office of the Chair