Frontiers in Pediatric Research

2018

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 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.

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, February 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.

Monday, February 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, January 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, January 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 Carver College of Medicine.

2017

Monday, December 11, 2017 Lecture by David Gordon, MD, PhD
"Identification of Novel Therapeutic Targets in Ewing Sarcoma using a Human Cell Tumor Model"

Dr. Gordon is Assistant Professor, Division of Hematology/Oncology, Stead Family Department of Pediatrics at the University of Iowa.

Monday, November 27, 2017 Lecture by Amy Conrad, PhD
"Using Neuroimaging to Help Understand the Etiology of Language and Reading Deficits among Children with Isolated Oral Clefts"

Dr. Conrad is Assistant Professor, Division of Developmental and Behavioral Pediatrics, Stead Family Department of Pediatrics at the University of Iowa.

Monday, November 20, 2017 Lecture by Zachary Sellers, MD, PhD
"Advancing Cystic Fibrosis Gastrointestinal Care in the Lab and the Clinic"

Dr. Sellers is Medical Fellow and Postdoctoral Scholar in Pediatric Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition at Stanford University.

Monday, November 13, 2017 Lecture by Rachel Katzenellenbogen, MD
"HPV 16E6 and NFX1-123: Immortalization, Growth and Differentiation Pathways"

Dr. Katzenellenbogen is Associate Professor of Pediatrics, Division of Adolescent Medicine, at the University of Washington School of Medicine, Seattle, WA.

Monday, October 9, 2017 Lecture by Ron Rubinstein, MD, PhD
“The Flip Side of CFTR and ENaC Biogenesis”

Dr. Rubinstein is Associate Professor of Pediatrics, Division of Pulmonary Medicine at the Perelman School of Medicine; the University of Pennsylvania;  Richard B. Johnson, Jr. Endowed Chair in Pediatrics and Director, Cystic Fibrosis Center; The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia

Monday, September 25, 2017 Lecture by Murray Korc, MD
“The Risk of Developing Pancreatic Cancer in Patients with Chronic Pancreatitis”

Dr. Korc is the Myles Brand Professor of Cancer Research; Professor of Medicine, Biochemistry and Molecular Biology; Director, Pancreatic Cancer Signature Center; Co-Leader, TME and Metastasis Program at the  Indiana University School of Medicine.