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Frontiers in Pediatric Research

2021

  • September 10, 2021 - David Gordon, MD, PhD, "Targeting DNA Replication and Differentiation in Pediatric Sarcomas"; View Recording
  • May 10, 2021 - Sarah Haskell, DO, "The impact of SSRI exposure on heart development"; View Recording
    • Dr. Haskell is Associate Professor of Pediatrics in the Stead Family Department of Pediatrics, University of Iowa.
  • April 12, 2021 - Regan Giesinger, MD, "Optimal Brain Outcomes for Neonates with HIE: Cardiovascular Contributions and the role of the RV"; View Recording
    • Dr. Giesinger is Clinical Associate Professor in the Division of Neonatology, Stead Family Department of Pediatrics, University of Iowa.
  • February 15, 2021 - Paul McCray, MD, "Animal Models of COVID-19 for Studies of Pathogenesis, Preventions, and Treatments"; View Recording
    • Dr. McCray is Professor of Pediatrics in the Division of Pulmonary Medicine, the Roy J. Carver Chair in Pediatric Research, and Executive Vice Chair, Stead Family Department of Pediatrics, University of Iowa.
  • February 8, 2021 - Michael Levine, MD, "Vitamin D Deficiency in the Era of Precision Medicine"; View Recording
    • Dr. Levine is Chief Emeritus and Director of Endocrine and Diabetes at the Children's Hospital of Philadelphia.
  • January 11, 2021 - Janice Staber, MD, "Navigating Neuro-outcomes in Hemophilia"; View Recording
    • Dr. Staber is Assistant Professor of Hematology/Oncology at the University of Iowa.

2020

  • Monday, December 14, 2020 - Camilla Martin, MD, MS, "Physiology basis for lipid and fatty acid delivery in the NICU"; View Recording
    • Dr. Martin is Associatae Professor in Neonatology at Harvard Medical School.
  • Monday, October 26, 2020 - Matthew Rysavy, MD, PhD, "The Big Challenge of Pediatrics' Smallest Patients"; View Recording
    • Dr. Rysavy is a fellow in the Division of Neonatology at the University of Iowa.
  • Monday, June 22, 2020 - David Breault, MD, PhD, "Hormonal Regulation of Stem Cells and Lineaage Development"; No recording available.
    • Dr. Breault is Associate Chief of the Division of Endocrinology, and Associate Professor of Pediatrics at Harvard Medical School.
  • Monday, June 8, 2020 - Christina L. Cifra, MD, MS, "Delivering Timely and Relevant Updates on Critically Ill Kids in the PICU (TRUCK-PICU)"; No recording available.
    • Dr. Cifra is Clinical Associate Professor of Pediatrics, Division Critical Care at the University of Iowa.
  • Monday, March 9, 2020 - Jeff Murray, MD, "Omic technology approaches to preterm birth: from Iowa to Bangladesh (and back)"; View Recording
    • Dr. Murray is Professor of Neonatology at the University of Iowa.
  • Monday, February 24, 2020 - Jennifer Bermick, MD, "Epigenetics guides neonatal immune system development"; View Recording
    • Dr. Bermick is Assistant Professor Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine at the University of Iowa (she was the University of Michigan at the time of this recording).
  • Monday, February 10, 2020 - Melissa L. Bates, MD, "What Happens After the NICU: Lessons from Adult Survivors of the Prematurity"; View Recording
    • Dr. Bates is Assistant Professor of Health and Human Physiology; and Director of the Bone Marrow Procurement and Leukemia Molecular Epidemiological Resource Core at the University of Iowa.
  • Monday, February 3, 2020 - Elizabeth O'Neal, MPH, PhD, "Childhood Pedestrian Injury: Studies with Typically- and Atypically-Developing Children"; View Recording
    • Dr. O'Neal is Postdoctoral Research FEllow in the Department of Psychological and Brain Sciences in the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences at the University of Iowa.
  • Monday, January 27, 2020 - Bruce Klein, MD, "Variation in Interleukin-6 and Genetic Susceptibility to Fungal Infectious Disease"; View Recording
    • Dr. Klein is Professor of Pediatrics, Internal Medicine, Medical Microbiology and Immunology; and Chief, Division of Pediatrics Infectioius Diseasea t the University of Wisconsin, Madison.
  • Monday, January 13, 2020 - Suneet Agarwal, MD, PhD, "Telomere Diseases: Translating Insights from Human Genetics"; View Recording
    • Dr. Agarwal is Assistant Professor of Pediatric Hematology-Oncology at Harvard Medical School.

2019

Monday, Nov. 25, 2019 - Lecture by Timothy Cripe, MD, Ph.D.
"Harnessing the Immune System for Pediatric Cancer: Is It Hype?"

Dr. Cripe is Professor of Pediatrics and Chief of the Division of Hematology/Oncology/BMT at The Ohio State University College of Medicine and Nationwide Children's Hospital in Columbus, Ohio.

Monday, Nov. 11, 2019– Lectures by Catherina Pinnaro, MD and Jessica A.O. Zimmerman, MD; View Panopto

Catherina Pinnaro, MD
“Using Genomics to Explain Phenotypic Heterogeneity in Complex Genetic Disorders”

Dr. Pinnaro is a Pediatric Endocrinology and Diabetes Fellow in the Stead Family Department of Pediatrics at the University of Iowa Carver College of Medicine.

Jessica A.O. Zimmerman, MD
“Targeting High-Risk B-Cell Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia”

Dr. Zimmerman is a Pediatric Hematology-Oncology Fellow in the Stead Family Department of Pediatrics at the University of Iowa Carver College of Medicine.

Monday, Oct. 28, 2019 – Lecture by Sylvain Chemtob, MD, PhD; View Panopto
"New perspectives to prevent preterm labor and fetal organ injury"

Dr. Chemtob is Professor of Pediatrics, Ophthalmology and Pharmacology at the University of Montreal.

Monday, Sept. 23, 2019 – Lecture by Aaron Boes, MD, PhD
“What can we learn about brain development from patients with focal lesions”

Dr. Boes is Assistant Professor of Pediatrics, Division of Neurology, at the University of Iowa Carver College of Medicine, Iowa City, Iowa.

Monday, Sept. 16, 2019 – Lecture by Youssef A. Kousa, MS, DO, PhD 
“Identifying Genetic Risk Factors in Congenital Zika Syndrome”

Dr. Kousa is Clinical Fellow, Division of Child Neurology, Children’s National Health System; Department of Pediatrics at George Washington University School of Medicine and Health Sciences in Washington, DC.

Monday, Sept. 9, 2019 – Lecture by Anthony Fischer, MD, PhD
“Initiation and Maintenance of Chronic Bacterial Infections in Cystic Fibrosis”

Dr. Fischer is Assistant Professor of Pediatrics, Division of Pulmonary Medicine in the Stead Family Department of Pediatrics at the University of Iowa Carver College of Medicine, Iowa City, Iowa.

Monday, Aug. 5, 2019 – Lecture by Isaac Marin-Valencia, MD, MS; View Panopto
"Mechanistic strategies to improve neurological function in patients with neurometabolic diseases"

Dr. Marin-Valencia is Assistant Professor in Clinical Investigation, Laboratory of Developmental Neurobiology at The Rockefeller University, New York.

Monday, July 8, 2019 – Lecture by Juliet K. Knowles, MD, PhD; View Panopto
“Maladaptive Myelination in Epilepsy”

Dr. Knowles is Instructor in Pediatric Neurology and Epilepsy at the Lucile Packard Children’s Hospital at Stanford University, Stanford, CA.

Monday, June 24, 2019 – Lecture by Jacqueline Crawley, PhD
“Mouse Models of Autism to Test Hypotheses About Causes and to Discover Effective Treatments”

Dr. Crawley is the Robert E. Chason Endowed Chair in Translational Research and MIND Institute Professor of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences at the University of California, Davis School of Medicine.

Monday, May 13, 2019 – Lecture by Robert Jankov, MBBS, PhD, FRACP
“Chronic Pulmonary Hypertension in Neonates:  New Insights, New Targets”

Dr. Jankov is Professor and Vice-Chair for Research in the Department of Paediatrics, Cross-Appointed Faculty, Department of Cellular and Molecular Medicine at the University of Ottawa, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada.

Monday, May 6, 2019 – Lecture by Andrew Hong, MD; View Panopto
“Therapeutic Targeting of High-risk Renal Tumors”

Dr. Hong is Instructor in Pediatrics at Harvard Medical School, Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, in Boston, MA.

Monday, April 22, 2019 – Lecture by Howard Goodkin, MD, PhD; View Panopto
“Status Epilepticus: Is there a way to beat the traffic?”

Dr. Goodkin is the Shure Professor of Neurology and Pediatrics; Chair of the Department of Neurology and Director of the Pediatric Neurology Division and Pediatric Neurology Residency Program at the University of Virginia School of Medicine at Charlottesville, VA.

Monday, April 8, 2019 - Lecture by David Olson, MD, PhD; View Panopto
"Hypothalamic Control of Energy Balance and Metabolism"

Dr. Olson is Associate Professor of Pediatrics and Communicable Disease in the Division of Pediatric Endocrinology at the University of Michigan Medical School, Ann Arbor, Michigan.

Monday, March 25, 2019 – Lecture by Pia Wintermark, MD
"Is Repairing the Neonatal Brain a Reachable New Frontier?

Dr. Wintermark is Associate Professor of Pediatrics at the McGill University in Montreal, Canada.

Monday, March 11, 2019 Lecture by Satyan Lakshminrusimha, MD; View Panopto
“Oxygen Therapy – Myths and Realities”

Dr. Lakshminrusimha is the Dennis and Nancy Marks Chair; Professor of Pediatrics and Pediatrician-in-Chief at the UC Davis Children’s Hospital, Sacramento, CA.

Monday, March 4, 2019  – Lecture by Justin Zachariah, MD, MPH, FAHA, FAAP; View Panopto
“Life Course Approach to Cardiovascular Disease Prevention”

Dr. Zachariah is Assistant Professor of Pediatric Cardiology at Texas Children’s Hospital, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX.

Monday, Feb. 18, 2019  – Lecture by Anna-Maria Dittrich, MD; View Panopto
“Immunological aspects of common and rare pediatric lung disease”

Dr. Dittrich is Professor of Pediatric Pulmonology, Allergy and Neonatology at the Christiane-Herzog Center for Cystic Fibrosis, Hannover Medical University, Hannover, Germany.

Monday, Feb. 11, 2019 – Lecture by Ted Abel, PhD; View Panopto
“Male-specific Deficits in Reward Learning in Mouse Models in Neurodevelopment Disorders”

Dr. Abel is Director of the Iowa Neuroscience Institute; Roy J. Carver Chair in Neuroscience and Professor, Department of Molecular Physiology and Biophysics at the University of Iowa Carver College of Medicine, Iowa City, Iowa.

Monday, Jan. 28, 2019 – Lecture by Chandy John, MD, MS
“Preventing Neurodevelopmental Impairment after Severe Malaria”

Dr. John is Ryan White Professor of Pediatrics and Director, Ryan White Center for Pediatric Infectious Diseases and Global Health; Chief, Division of Pediatric Infectious Diseases and Global Health at Indiana University School of Medicine, Indianapolis, Indiana.

2018

Monday, Dec. 10, 2018 – Lecture by David Rudnick, MD, PhD; View Panopto
"Elucidating Metabolic Modifiers of Hepatic Injury and Regeneration in Alpha-1 Antitrypsin Deficiency Liver Disease"

Dr. Rudnick is Associate Professor in the Departments of Pediatrics and Developmental Biology at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis, Missouri. 

Monday, Nov. 26, 2018 – Lecture by Patrick Sinn, PhD; View Panopto
"Phenotypic correction of cystic fibrosis pig airways using piggyBac/adenovirus"

Dr. Sinn is Research Associate Professor of Pediatrics in the Division of Pediatric Pulmonary Medicine, Allergy and Immunology in the Stead Family Department of Pediatrics at the University of Iowa. 

Monday, Nov. 12, 2018 – Lecture by Andrew Koh, MD
"The Role of Gut Microbiota in the Health of Cancer and Stem Cell Transplant Patients"

Dr. Koh is Associate Professor of Pediatrics and of Microbiology; and the Director of Pediatric Hematopoietic Stem Cell Transplantation at the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center at Dallas, Texas.

Monday, Oct. 22, 2018 – Lecture by Kim Sohye, PhD; View Panopto
“When Mother-Infant Attachment Goes Awry: Disrupted Maternal Attachment and Psychopathology”

Dr. Sohye is Assistant Professor of Pediatrics in the Division of Developmental Pediatrics, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX.

Monday, Oct. 8, 2018 – Lecture by Charles Canter, MD
"Pediatric Heart Transplantation: Where is it going in the next 10 years?"

Dr. Canter is the Lois B. Tuttle and Jeanne B. Hauck Professor in Pediatrics at Washington University School of Medicine, St. Louis, Missouri.

Monday, Sept. 10, 2018 – Lecture by Dunbar Ivy, MD
"Advances in Medical Management and Diagnosis of Severe Pulmonary Hypertension in Children"

Dr. Ivy is Professor of Pediatrics, University of Colorado School of Medicine and Selby's Chair in Pediatric Cardiology, Children's Hospital Colorado.

Monday, July 9, 2018 – Lecture by Scott Lieberman, MD, PhD
“T cell dysregulation in a mouse model of Sjögren syndrome”

Dr. Lieberman is Assistant Professor of Pediatrics, Division of Rheumatology in the Stead Family Department of Pediatrics at the University of Iowa Roy J. and Lucille A. Carver College of Medicine.

Monday, June 25, 2018 – Lecture by Yigal Dror, MD, FRCP (C)
“Clinical and Genetic Aspects of Inherited Bone Marrow Failure Syndromes”

Dr. Dror is Professor of Paediatrics, Division of Hematology/Oncology, and Director of the Marrow Failure and Myelodysplasia Program at The Hospital for Sick Children, The University of Toronto.

Monday, June 11, 2018 – Lecture by Andrew Powell, MD
“Uncovering Hidden Heart Disease: Virtual Myocardial Biopsy by MRI”

Dr. Powell is Associate Professor of Pediatrics at Harvard Medical School and Senior Associate in Cardiology at Boston Children’s Hospital.

Monday, May 14, 2018 – Lecture by Nita Salzman, MD, PhD
“Antimicrobial peptides and intestinal hemeostasis: Contributions of both host and microbe”

Dr. Salzman is Associate Professor of Pediatric Gastroenterology at the Medical College of Wisconsin in Milwaukee.

Monday, April 30, 2018 – Lecture by Catherine E. Keegan, MD, PhD
“Dissection of the transcriptomic and epigenomic landscape in Danforth’s short tail mice”

Dr. Keegan is Associate Professor of Pediatrics and Human Genetics at the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor.

Monday, April 23, 2018 – Lecture by Andrea Kelly, MD, MSCE
“Frontiers in Pediatric Rounds:  Diabetes in Cystic Fibrosis – Collateral Damage and Other Culpable Parties”

Dr. Kelly is Associate Professor of Pediatrics at the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine and at the Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia.

Monday, April 16, 2018 – Lecture by Taosheng Huang, MD, PhD
“Mitochondria in Health and Disease”

Dr. Huang is Professor and Director of the Program of Mitochondrial Medicine; Director of the Molecular Diagnostic Laboratory, Division of Human Genetics at the Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center; Department of Molecular, Biochemistry and Microbiology, University of Cincinnati College of Medicine.

Monday, April 9, 2018 – Lecture by Melena Bellin, MD
“The Role for Islet Transplantation in the Treatment of Pancreatic Disease in Children”

Dr. Bellin is Associate Professor of Pediatrics, Division of Endocrinology at the University of Minnesota, Minneapolis.

Monday, April 2, 2018 – Lecture by Hatem El-Shanti, MD, FACMG, FAAP
“Exploring Etiologic Autism Spectrum Disorder Genes in Inbred Populations”

Dr. El-Shanti is Professor of Pediatrics at the School of Medicine, University of Jordan, Amman, Jordan and Adjunct Professor of Pediatrics, Stead Family Department of Pediatrics, University of Iowa Roy J. and Lucille A. Carver College of Medicine.

Monday, March 26, 2018 – Lecture by Misty Good, MD, MS
“Breast Milk and Necrotizing Enterocolitis:  It’s Not Just for Breakfast Anymore”

Dr. Good is Assistant Professor of Pediatrics, Division of Newborn Medicine, at Washington University School of Medicine; St. Louis Children’s Hospital.

Friday, March 23, 2018 – Lecture by Jacqueline Ho, MD, MSc
"Small RNAs and small kidneys"

Dr. Ho is Assistant Professor of Pediatrics, Division of Nephrology at the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine in Pennsylvania.

March 19, 2018 – Lecture by John David Spencer, MD
“The Antibacterial Defenses of the Urinary Tract – a focus on antibacterial peptides and proteins”

Dr. Spencer is Associate Professor of Pediatrics in the Division of Nephrology at The Ohio State University College of Medicine; Nationwide Children’s Hospital in Columbus, Ohio.

Monday, Feb. 26, 2018 – Lecture by Megan Moreno, MD, MSED, MPH
“Using Social Media to Investigate Adolescent Health”

Dr. Moreno is the Academic Division Chief of General Pediatrics and Adolescent Medicine; Vice Chair, Digital Health of Pediatrics; and Associate Professor of Pediatrics at the University of Wisconsin in Madison.

Friday, Feb. 16, 2018 – Lecture by Carla Nester, MD
"Complement and the Kidney: Science, Evidence and the Hope of Precision Therapeutics in Rare Disease"

Dr. Nester is Assistant Professor of Pediatrics, Division of Nephrology, Dialysis and Transplantation in the Stead Family Department of Pediatrics at the University of Iowa Roy J. and Lucille A. Carver College of Medicine.

Monday, Feb. 12, 2018 – Lecture by Warren Jones, PhD
“Developmental Endophenotypes to Quantify the Emergence of Autism in Infancy”

Dr. Jones is Assistant Prorfessor of Pediatrics and Nien Distinguished Chair in Autism; Director of Research, Marcus Autism Center at Emory University School of Medicine in Atlanta, Georgia.

Monday, Jan. 22, 2018 – Lecture by Yoav Dori, MD, PhD
“Lymphatic Flow Disorders in Patients with Congenital Heart Disease”

Dr. Dori is Assistant Professor of Pediatrics; Director of Pediatric Lymphatic Imaging and Interventions and Lymphatic Research at the Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia.

Monday, Jan. 8, 2018 – Lecture by Andrew Norris, MD, PhD
“Digging up the myriad roots of cystic fibrosis related diabetes”

Dr. Norris is Associate Professor of Pediatrics, Division of Endocrinology and Diabetes; and Department of Biochemistry at the University of Iowa Roy J. and Lucille A. Carver College of Medicine.