Research Conference Schedule

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

2017 - 2018

September 18, 2017
Kathryn M. Edwards, MD
Sarah H. Sell and Cornelius Vanderbilt Chair in Pediatrics
Vanderbilt University School of Medicine
Monroe Carell, Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt
Can you ethically integrate clinical research into an epidemic response? The Ebola Experience.

September 25, 2017
Department of Pediatrics Faculty Meeting

October 2, 2017
Rolanda Lister, MD

Assistant Professor
Maternal Fetal Medicine
Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology
Vanderbilt University School of Medicine
Environmental perturbations and cardiac abnormalities in the progeny.

October 9, 2017
No Meeting - Fall Break

October 16, 2017
TBA

October 23, 2017
Lori Jordan, MD, PhD
Associate Professor of Pediatrics
Director, Pediatric Stroke Program
Division of Pediatric Neurology
Director, Pediatric Stroke Program
Vanderbilt University School of Medicine
"Sickle Cell Disease, Cerebral Hemodynamics and Stroke Prevention: How newer neuroimaging methods may help us”

October 30, 2017
Jennifer Sucre, MD, PhD
Assistant Professor of Pediatrics
Mildred Stahlman Division of Neonatology
Vanderbilt University School of Medicine
"Wnt Signaling in Bronchopulmonary Dysplasia”

November 6, 2017
Eric Austin, MD, MSCI
Assistant Professor of Pediatrics
Director, Vanderbilt Pediatric Pulmonary Hypertension Program
Division of Pediatric Allergy, Immunology and Pulmonary Medicine
Vanderbilt University School of Medicine
"Toward precision medicine in pulmonary arterial hypertension

November 13, 2017
Leigh Howard, MD, MSCI
Assistant Professor of Pediatrics
Division of Pediatric Infectious Diseases
Vanderbilt University School of Medicine
"Pneumococcal dynamics in the vaccine era: Addressing unanswered questions”

November 14, 2016
No Meeting

November 27, 2017
Amjad Horani, MD

Assistant Professor of Pediatrics
Division of Allergy, Immunology and Pulmonary Medicine
Washington University in St. Louis School of Medicine
"Understanding Primary ciliary dyskinesia: A journey from the patient to the gene, and everything in-between"

December 4, 2017
Department of Pediatrics Faculty Meeting

December 11, 2017
Jonathan Soslow, MD, MSCI

Assistant Professor of Pediatrics
Division of Pediatric Cardiology
Vanderbilt University School of Medicine
"TBA

January 8, 2018
Kevin G. Osteen, PhD

Professor, Obstetrics and Gynecology
Professor, Pathology, Microbiology, and Immunology
Pierre Soupart Chair, Obstetrics and Gynecology
Vanderbilt University Medical Center
“Environmental Influences  on Transgenerational Human Reproductive Health”

January 15, 2018
No Meeting

January 22, 2018
Elaine Shelton, PhD

Assistant Professor of Pediatrics and Pharmacology
Division of Neonatology
Vanderbilt University Medical Center
“Novel drug targets for regulating ductus arteriosus patency: beyond prostaglandins and oxygen”

January 29, 2018
Ryan Stark, MD

Assistant Professor of Pediatrics
Division of Critical Care Medicine
Vanderbilt University Medical Center
“Endothelial Dysfunction During Acute Phase Inflammation and Infection.”

February 5, 2018
Department of Pediatrics Faculty Meeting

February 12, 2018
Stephen Patrick, MD, MPH, MS
Assistant Professor of Pediatrics and Health Policy
Division of Neonatology
Vanderbilt University Medical Center
“TBA”

February 19, 2018
No Meeting

February 26, 2018
Jim Cassat, MD, PhD

Associate Director, Vanderbilt Institute for Infection, Immunology, and Inflammation (VI4)
Assistant Professor of Pediatrics; Pathology, Microbiology, and Immunology; and Biomedical Engineering
Division of Pediatric Infectious Diseases
Vanderbilt University Medical Center
Bone Appétit: How S. aureus utilizes host nutrients to sustain invasive infection.”

March 5, 2018
Sara Van Driest, MD, PhD
Assistant Professor of Pediatrics
Division of General Pediatrics
Vanderbilt University Medical Center
“TBA”

March 12, 2018
James Priest, MD
Assistant Professor of Pediatrics (Cardiology)
Stanford University Medical Center
"TBA"

March 19, 2018
Jennifer Herington, PhD
Assistant Professor of Pediatrics
Division of Neonatology
Vanderbilt University Medical Center
“TBA”

March 26, 2018
No Meeting

April 2, 2018
Department of Pediatrics Faculty Meeting

April 9, 2018
TBD

April 16, 2018
Research Week (begins)
T32 Awardees Present

April 23, 2018
Research Week (end)
Turner-Hazinski Awardees present

April 30, 2018
John Benjamin, MD, MPH
Assistant Professor of Pediatrics
Division of Neonatology
Vanderbilt University Medical Center
“TBA”

May 7, 2018
No Meeting - PAS

May 14, 2018
Steve Townsend, PhD
Assistant Professor
Department of Chemistry
Institute of Chemical Biology
Vanderbilt University
“TBA”

May 21, 2018
TBA

May 28, 2018
No meeting

June 4, 2018
Department of Pediatrics Faculty Meeting



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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