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Pediatric Research Conferences are Monday from noon to 1 p.m. in Wadlington Conference Room 2202 at Children's Hospital.

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
University of Iowa College of Public Health
“Metabolic Heritability and Gestational Age Estimation”

March 20, 2017
No Meeting
Please consider attending

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

Research Conference Archive


Sponsorship Statement: Sponsored by Vanderbilt University School of Medicine; Department of Pediatrics.

Accreditation Statement: Vanderbilt University School of Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Credit Designation Statement:Vanderbilt University School of Medicine designates this live activity for a maximum of 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s). Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Disclosure Statement: It is the policy of the ACCME andVanderbilt University School of Medicine to require disclosure of financial relationships from individuals in a position to control the content of a CME activity; to identify and resolve conflicts of interest related to those relationships; and to make disclosure information available to the audience prior to the CME activity. Presenters are required to disclose discussions of unlabeled/unapproved uses of drugs or devices during their presentations.

Contact Leslie Bowman at (615) 936-7488 or email leslie.bowman@Vanderbilt.Edu if you have questions.



 
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