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2016 - 2017

September 12, 2016
Mark K. Friedberg, MD
Pediatric Cardiology, The Hospital for Sick Children
Toronto, Ontario
“Ventricular-ventricular interactions in PAH”

September 19, 2016
Douglas Bush, MD
Clinical Fellow, Pediatric Pulmonology
Colorado Children’s Hospital
“Pulmonary Hypertension in Down Syndrome: A Developmental Phenomenon”

September 26, 2016
Michael R. Knowles, MD
Pulmonary Diseases and Critical Care Medicine
Professor of Medicine, University of North Carolina
"Cystic Fibrosis (CF) as a "MendelianMonogenic" Disorder Evolving to a "Monogenic Complex" Disorder; Genetic Modifiers”

October 3, 2016
Department of Pediatrics Faculty Meeting

October 17, 2016
Anne-Karina T. Perl, MS, PhD
Assistant Professor of Pediatrics, Neonatology and Pulmonary Biology
Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center
“If you were a lung epithelial cell which fibroblast would you ask for a date?”

October 24, 2016
Sten H. Vermund, MD, PhD
Vice President for Global Health
Director, Vanderbilt Institute for Global Health, Amos Christie Chair and Professor of Pediatrics, Vanderbilt Institute for Global Health
“Increasing Coverage for the Prevention of Mother-to-Child HIV Transmission in Africa: The Latest Research from VIGH”

October 31, 2016
Kathryn M. Edwards, MD
Sarah H. Sell and Cornelius Vanderbilt Chair in Pediatrics
Professor of Pediatrics, Division of Infectious Diseases
Director, Vanderbilt Vaccine Research Program
Vanderbilt University Medical Center
“Pertussis Prevention: New Insights and Challenges”

November 7, 2016
Amy S. Weitlauf, PhD
Assistant Professor of Pediatrics
Licensed Clinical Psychologist, Vanderbilt Kennedy Center, Treatment and Research Institute for Autism Spectrum Disorders (TRIAD)
Vanderbilt University Medical Center
“Programs to increase engagement and reduce stress for parents of young children with autism spectrum disorder”

November 14, 2016
No Meeting

November 21, 2016
Kalpana Manthiram, MD, MSCI
Fellow, National Human Genome Research Institute
National Institutes of Health
“The Role of the Tonsils in Periodic Fever, Aphthous Stomatitis, Pharyngitis, and Adenitis (PFAPA) Syndrome”

November 28, 2016
Ashley H. Shoemaker, MD, MSCI
Assistant Professor, Pediatric Endocrinology
Vanderbilt University Medical Center
“Teaching Old Drugs New Tricks”

December 5, 2016
Department of Pediatrics Faculty Meeting

December 12, 2016
Shari Barkin, MD, MSHS
Professor of Pediatrics
Director, Division of General Pediatrics
Director of Pediatric Obesity Research
William K. Warren Family Foundation Chair in Medicine
Vanderbilt University Medical Center
“Catalyzing the Conduct of Child Health Research: The Society for Pediatric Research Current Initiatives”

January 9, 2017
James Carlucci, MD
Fellow, Pediatric Infectious Disease
Vanderbilt University Medical Center
“Progress Toward Improving Pediatric HIV Outcomes in Low-Resource Countries”

January 23, 2017
Isaac Thomsen, MD, MSCI
Assistant Professor, Pediatric Infectious Disease and the Vanderbilt Vaccine Research Program
Vanderbilt University Medical Center
“Combating Staphylococcus aureus: The Best Offense is a good (Host) Defense”

January 30, 2017
Daniel J. Moore, PhD, MD
Assistant Professor of Pediatrics
Assistant Professor of Pathology, Microbiology and Immunology, Pediatric Endocrinology Division
Vanderbilt University Medical Center
“New Approaches to the Immunology of Type 1 Diabetes”

February 6, 2017
Department of Pediatrics Faculty Meeting

February 13, 2017
Morgan Walls, MD
General Academic Pediatrics Fellow, Division of General Pediatrics
Boston Medical Center
“Achieving Equity for Children with Developmental-behavioral disorders: A Health Services Research Approach”

February 27, 2017
Aaron B. Bowman, PhD
Associate Professor
Department of Pediatrics, Pediatric Neurology, Vanderbilt Brain Institute
Center for Molecular Toxicology, Neuro-Movement Disorder Division
Vanderbilt University Medical Center
“Alterations of metal homeostasis in neurological disease”

March 6, 2017
Adam Esbenshade, MD, MSCI
Assistant Professor, Department of Pediatrics, Pediatric Hematology
Vanderbilt University Medical Center
“Predicting Blood Stream Infections in Pediatric Oncology Patients without Severe Neutropenia”

March 13, 2017
Kelli Ryckman, MS, PhD
Assistant Professor of Epidemiology, fUniversity of Iowa College of Public Health
“Metabolic Heritability and Gestational Age Estimation”

March 20, 2017
No Meeting
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The Office of Health Sciences Education Grand Rounds and the Academy for Excellence in Education
Kay Lund, PhD
Director, Division of Biomedical Research Workforce
Office of Extramural Research, National Institutes of Health (NIH)
"Strategies to Recruit, Retain and Sustain Physician Researchers"  
12:00 to 1:00 pm
202 Light Hall

April 3, 2017
Jennifer Sucre, MD, Assistant Professor, Pediatric Neonatology
Vanderbilt University Medical Center
TBA

April 10, 2017
Department of Pediatrics Faculty Meeting

April 17, 2017
2016 Turner-Hazinski Awardees
Girish Hiremath, MD, MPH
Assistant Professor, Pediatric Gastroenterology
Vanderbilt University Medical Center
In vivo Esophageal Mucosal Raman Spectra in Children with Eosinophilic Esophagitis”

Lori Jordan, MD, PhD
Assistant Professor, Pediatric Neurology
Vanderbilt University Medical Center
“Cognitive Remediation in Children with Congenital Heart Disease”

April 24, 2017
K12 Research Scholars, Research Week
John Benjamin, MD, MPH
Assistant Professor, Neonatology
"Inflammation Dysregulates Elastin Assembly in the Saccular Stage Lung”

Nathan Bingham, MD, PhD
Assistant Professor, Pediatric Endocrinology
“Attenuation of Diet-Induced Hypothalamic Inflammation Following Bariatric Surgery in Mice”

Jennifer Sucre, MD
Assistant Professor, Neonatology
“Wnt Signaling in Bronchopulmonary Dysplasia”

May 1, 2017
Bibhash C. Paria, PhD
Associate Professor, Pediatric Neonatology
Vanderbilt University Medical Center
“Tissue non-specific alkaline phosphatase: Keeping the peace at the blastocyst implantation site”

May 8, 2017
No Research Conference scheduled (PAS)

May 15, 2017
M. Diana Neely, PhD
Research Assistant Professor, Pediatric Neurology
Vanderbilt University Medical Center
“Metals and Pesticides in Human Neural Development”

May 22, 2017
Erin J. Plosa, MD
Assistant Professor, Pediatric Neonatology
Vanderbilt University Medical Center
“Beta 1 Integrin Regulates Alveolar Homeostasis”

June 5, 2017
Department of Pediatrics Faculty Meeting

2016 - 2017

9/8/2014
Kevin Ess, MD, PhD
Associate Professor of Pediatrics, Neurology, Cell & Developmental Biology
"Alternating hemiplegia of childhood:  How is it possible?"
This presentation is not available "On Demand".
 

 9/15/14
Fang Yan, MD, PhD
Research Associate Professor, Pediatric Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition
"Regulation of intestinal development and homeostasis by a probiotic-derived protein"

9/22/14
Bernardo Mainou, PhD
Research Instructor, Pediatric Infectious Diseases
"Development of Improved Reovirus Oncolytic Therapeutics Through Enhanced Understanding of Reovirus Cell Biology"

9/29/14
Pediatrics Faculty Meeting

10/6/14
Davidson County Fall Break

10/13/14
Williamson County Fall Break

10/20/14
Elaine Shelton, PhD
Research Assistant Professor of Pediatrics, Division of Cardiovascular Medicine
""Ion channel regulation of ductus arteriosus tone"

10/27/14
Quinn Staton Wells, MD, PharmD, MSCI
Assistant Professor of Medicine
Assistant Professor of Pharmacology
""Genomics of Cardiac Structure and Function""

11/3/2014
Sheryl L. Rimrodt-Frierson, MD
Assistant Professor of Pediatrics, Division of Developmental Medicine
"Multimodal Interventions in IDD from Drug Discovery to Clinical Trials"

11/10/14
Lynette M. Henderson, PhD
Associate Director of Community Services, Vanderbilt Kennedy Center
Research Assistant Professor of Pediatrics
"Suporting Families living withh Autism Spectrum Disorders through Parent to Parent Monitoriing"

11/17/14
James L. Wynn, MD
Assistant Professor of Pediatrics, Division of Neonatology-Perinatal Medicine
"Deciphering the Pathophysiology of Neonatal Sepsis: A Tale of Two Approaches"

11/24/14
Cancelled for week of Thanksgiving

12/1/14
Pediatrics Faculty Meeting

12/8/14
TBD

12/15/14
Daniel Swarr, MD
Clinical Fellow, Divisions of Neonatology and Human Genetics
Children's Hospital of Philadelphia
Philadelphia, PA
"Lyn-ing Non-Coding RNAs to Lung Development & Neonatal Disease"

12/22/14
Holiday week

12/29/14
Holiday week

1/5/15
Holiday week

1/12/15
Ryan Stark, MD
Assistant Professor of Pediatrics, Division of Pediatric Critical Care
"Modulating Endothelial  Dysfunction During Infection"

1/19/15
Not Scheduled

1/26/15
Not Scheduled

2/2/2015
Pediatrics Faculty Meeting

2/9/15
Cecilia De Pentima, MD, MPH, FAAP
Associate Professor of Pediatrics, Medical Director, Pediatric Infectious Diseases
Director, Antimocrobial Stewardship

2/16/15
Not Scheduled

2/23/15
Not Scheduled

3/2/15
Derek Justin Williams, MD, MPH
Assistant professor of Pediatrics, Division of Hospital Medicine
Monroe Carell Jr. Children's Hospital at Vanderbilt
Vanderbilt Vaccine Research Program
Vanderbilt University School of Medicine
"Predicting Disease Severity in Childhood Pneumonia"

3/9/15
Emmanuel Volanakis, MD
Assistant Professor of Pediatrics, Division of Hematology/Oncology
"Towards a Root and Branch approach to treating Leukemia"
This presentation is not available "On Demand".

3/16/15
Williamson County Spring Break

3/23/15
Davidson County Fall Break

3/30/15
Erin Plosa, MD
Assistant Professor of PediatricsDivision of Neonatology-Perinatal Medicine
"Beta 1 Integrin is Required for Lung Branching Morphogenesis and Alveolarization."

4/6/2015
Pediatrics Faculty Meeting

4/13/15
Oscar Gomez, MD
Assistant Professor of Pediatrics, Pediatric Infectious Diseases
"In Search for Emergent E. Coli Intestinal Pathogens"

4/20/15
Hyehum  Choi, PhD
Research Fellow, Pediatric Critical Care
“Endocytosis and MAPKs in TNFα-induced vascular signaling”

4/27/15
SPR

5/4/15
Georgia Wiesner, MD
Professor of Medicine, Ingram Professor of Cancer Research
Director, Hereditary Cander Program
Division of Medical Genetics
"Personalized Medicine and Cancer"

5/11/15
John Benjamin, MD
Assistant Professor of Pediatrics, Division of Neonatology
"Epithelial-Derived Inflammation Disrupts Elastin Assembly and alters Saccular Stage Lung Development"

5/18/15
Flexner Lecture
Light Hall

5/25/15
Memorial Day

6/1/15
Isaac Thomsen. MD, MSCI
Assistant professor of Pediatrics and Medicine, Division of Pediatric Infectious Diseases
Monroe Carell Jr. Children's Hospital at Vanderbilt
Vanderbilt University Medical Center
"Combatting Staphylococcus aureus:  The Best Offense is a Good (Host) Defense"

6/8/15
Pediatrics Faculty Meeting

6/15/15
Karna Murthy, MD, MSc
Assistant Professor of Pediatrics, Division of Neonatology
Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children's Hospital of Chicago
Northwestern Memorial Hospital
Chicago, IL 
"Children's Hospitals Neonatal Database" 
 
6/22/15
Kalpana Manathiram, MD, MSCI
Fellow, Pediatric Infectious Disease
Vanderbilt University Medical Center
"Unraveling the Inheritance and Depth of PFAPA Syndrome"

6/29/15
No scheduled program
9/8/2014
Kevin Ess, MD, PhD
Associate Professor of Pediatrics, Neurology, Cell & Developmental Biology
"Alternating hemiplegia of childhood:  How is it possible?"
This presentation is not available "On Demand".
 

 9/15/14
Fang Yan, MD, PhD
Research Associate Professor, Pediatric Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition
"Regulation of intestinal development and homeostasis by a probiotic-derived protein"

9/22/14
Bernardo Mainou, PhD
Research Instructor, Pediatric Infectious Diseases
"Development of Improved Reovirus Oncolytic Therapeutics Through Enhanced Understanding of Reovirus Cell Biology"

9/29/14
Pediatrics Faculty Meeting

10/6/14
Davidson County Fall Break

10/13/14
Williamson County Fall Break

10/20/14
Elaine Shelton, PhD
Research Assistant Professor of Pediatrics, Division of Cardiovascular Medicine
""Ion channel regulation of ductus arteriosus tone"

10/27/14
Quinn Staton Wells, MD, PharmD, MSCI
Assistant Professor of Medicine
Assistant Professor of Pharmacology
""Genomics of Cardiac Structure and Function""

11/3/2014
Sheryl L. Rimrodt-Frierson, MD
Assistant Professor of Pediatrics
Division of Developmental Medicine
"Multimodal Interventions in IDD from Drug Discovery to Clinical Trials"

11/10/14
Lynette M. Henderson, PhD
Associate Director of Community Services, Vanderbilt Kennedy Center
Research Assistant Professor of Pediatrics
"Suporting Families living withh Autism Spectrum Disorders through Parent to Parent Monitoriing"

11/17/14
James L. Wynn, MD
Assistant Professor of Pediatrics, Division of Neonatology-Perinatal Medicine
"Deciphering the Pathophysiology of Neonatal Sepsis: A Tale of Two Approaches"

11/24/14
Cancelled for week of Thanksgiving

12/1/14
Pediatrics Faculty Meeting

12/8/14
TBD

12/15/14
Daniel Swarr, MD
Clinical Fellow, Divisions of Neonatology and Human Genetics
Children's Hospital of Philadelphia
Philadelphia, PA
"Lyn-ing Non-Coding RNAs to Lung Development & Neonatal Disease"

12/22/14
Holiday week

12/29/14
Holiday week

1/5/15
Holiday week

1/12/15
Ryan Stark, MD
Assistant Professor of Pediatrics, Division of Pediatric Critical Care
"Modulating Endothelial  Dysfunction During Infection"

1/19/15
Not Scheduled

1/26/15
Not Scheduled

2/2/2015
Pediatrics Faculty Meeting

2/9/15
Cecilia De Pentima, MD, MPH, FAAP
Associate Professor of Pediatrics, Medical Director, Pediatric Infectious Diseases
Director, Antimocrobial Stewardship

2/16/15
Not Scheduled

2/23/15
Not Scheduled

3/2/15
Derek Justin Williams, MD, MPH
Assistant Professor of Pediatrics, Division of Hospital Medicine
Monroe Carell Jr. Children's Hospital at Vanderbilt
Vanderbilt Vaccine Research Program
Vanderbilt University School of Medicine
"Predicting Disease Severity in Childhood Pneumonia"

3/9/15
Emmanuel Volanakis, MD
Assistant Professor of Pediatrics, Division of Hematology/Oncology
"Towards a Root and Branch approach to treating Leukemia"
This presentation is not available "On Demand".

3/16/15
Williamson County Spring Break

3/23/15
Davidson County Fall Break

3/30/15
Erin Plosa, MD
Assistant Professor of PediatricsDivision of Neonatology-Perinatal Medicine
"Beta 1 Integrin is Required for Lung Branching Morphogenesis and Alveolarization."

4/6/2015
Pediatrics Faculty Meeting

4/13/15
Oscar Gomez, MD
Assistant Professor of Pediatrics, Pediatric Infectious Diseases
"In Search for Emergent E. Coli Intestinal Pathogens"

4/20/15
Hyehum  Choi, PhD
Research Fellow, Pediatric Critical Care
“Endocytosis and MAPKs in TNFα-induced vascular signaling”

4/27/15
SPR

5/4/15
Georgia Wiesner, MD
Professor of Medicine, Ingram Professor of Cancer Research
Director, Hereditary Cander Program
Division of Medical Genetics
"Personalized Medicine and Cancer"

5/11/15
John Benjamin, MD
Assistant Professor of Pediatrics, Division of Neonatology
"Epithelial-Derived Inflammation Disrupts Elastin Assembly and alters Saccular Stage Lung Development"

5/18/15
Flexner Lecture
Light Hall

5/25/15
Memorial Day

6/1/15
Isaac Thomsen. MD, MSCI
Assistant Professor of Pediatrics and Medicine, Division of Pediatric Infectious Diseases
Monroe Carell Jr. Children's Hospital at Vanderbilt
Vanderbilt University Medical Center
"Combatting Staphylococcus aureus:  The Best Offense is a Good (Host) Defense"

6/8/15
Pediatrics Faculty Meeting

6/15/15
Karna Murthy, MD, MSc
Assistant Professor of Pediatrics, Division of Neonatology
Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children's Hospital of Chicago
Northwestern Memorial Hospital
Chicago, IL 
"Children's Hospitals Neonatal Database" 
 
6/22/15
Kalpana Manathiram, MD, MSCI
Fellow, Pediatric Infectious Disease
Vanderbilt University Medical Center
"Unraveling the Inheritance and Depth of PFAPA Syndrome"

6/29/15
No scheduled program



 
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