Inaugural MCHRI Symposium, November 16, 2018
NOVEMBER 16 NOV 16
2018
FRIDAY FRI

Maternal & Child Health Research Institute Symposium

Li Ka Shing Center for Learning & Knowledge - Berg Hall

The Stanford Maternal and Child Health Research Institute hosted its inaugural research symposium on Friday, November 16, 2018, bringing together faculty, staff, trainees, postdocs, students and all members of the community to explore the latest developments and innovations in maternal and child health research. Attendees learned about the research  funded by the Institute across campus, the programs and resources available to advance research in this area, and the researchers and scientists who are making an impact in the maternal and child health community.

SAVE-THE-DATE!

2nd Annual MCHRI Symposium, Friday, November 15, 2019, at the Li Ka Shing Center, Berg Hall

November 16, 2018

8:30am-9:00am - Registration and Light Breakfast 

9:00am-9:10am - Opening Remarks 

Mary Leonard, MD, MSCE, Stanford Child Health Research Institute; Cynthia Brandt, PhD, Lucile Packard Foundation for Children's Health; Dean Lloyd B. Minor, MD, Stanford University School of Medicine 

9:10am-10:00am - Welcome Introductions & Keynote

Anthony Oro, MD, PhD, Stanford School of Medicine

Keynote Address by Sean Morrison, PhD, Children’s Medical Center Research Institute, University of Texas, Southwestern

10:00am-10:40am - Session 1: MCHRI Faculty Scholars Program

Moderator: Harvey J. Cohen, MD, PhD, Professor of Pediatrics 

10:00am-10:20am - Why are Pregnant Women More Susceptible to Complications from Influenza? - Catherine Blish, MD, PhD, Associate Professor of Medicine; Tashia and John Morgridge Faculty Scholar in Pediatric Translational Medicine 

10:20am-10:40am - Cellular Reprogramming to Model and Treat Pediatric Myelin Diseases - Marius Wernig, MD, PhD, Associate Professor of Pathology and, by courtesy, of Chemical & Systems Biology, and of Institute for Stem Cell Biology & Regenerative Medicine; Tashia and John Morgridge Faculty Scholar in Pediatric Translational Medicine 

10:40am-11:15am - Break (Poster Session Open)

11:15am-12:15pm - Session 2: MCHRI Partners Program

Moderator: Mark R. Cullen, MD, Professor of Medicine, of Biomedical Data Science, and of Health Research & Policy 

11:15am-11:30am - A New Perspective in the Early Diagnostics and Cure of IPEX Patients - Rosa Bacchetta, MD, Associate Professor, Department of Pediatrics; Recipient of SPARK Award  

11:30am-11:45am - Preventing Mental Health Challenges and Violence Among Adolescents in Informal Settlements in Nairobi, Kenya: Can Empowerment Programs Do Both? - Clea Sarnquist, DrPH, MPH, Senior Research Scholar, Global Child Health Program, Department of Pediatrics; Recipient of Global Child Health Equity Seed Grant Award  

11:45am-12:00pm - Physiologic Evolution: Growing Up in a Modern, Clean World - Julie Parsonnet, MD, Professor, Department of Medicine and of Health Research & Policy; Recipient of Stanford Institute for Immunity, Transplantation and Infection Grant Award  

12:00pm-12:15pm - Stem Cells in Human AML - Ravindra Majeti, MD, PhD, Professor, Department of Medicine; Recipient of Stanford Institute for Stem Cell Biology and Regenerative Medicine Grant Award  

12:15pm-1:15pm - Lunch (Poster Session Open)

1:15pm-2:15pm - Session 3: Early Career Investigators and Trainees

Moderators: Daniel Bernstein, MD, Professor of Pediatrics (Cardiology) and Associate Dean for Curriculum and Scholarship, Stanford School of Medicine; Natalia Gomez-Ospina, MD, PhD, Assistant Professor, Pediatrics (Medical Genetics); Melissa Mavers, MD, PhD, Instructor, Pediatrics (Stem Cell Transplantation)

1:15pm – 1:27pm - Decoding p53-driven Developmental Syndromes - Margot Bowen, PhD, Postdoctoral Research Fellow, Department of Radiation Oncology; Recipient of Postdoctoral Support Fellowship 

1:27pm – 1:39pm - MTSS1/Src Family Kinase Dysregulation Contributes to Multiple Neurodegenerative Disorders - Alexander Brown, PhD, Research Scientist, Department of Dermatology  

1:39pm – 1:51pm - Beta-globin Gene Correction in Autologous Hematopoietic Stem Cells to Cure Sickle Cell Disease - Daniel Dever, PhD, Instructor, Department of Pediatrics; Recipient of Postdoctoral Support Fellowship 

1:51pm – 2:03pm - An Ensemble Learning Method for Early Detection of Autism and Other Developmental Delays in Bangladeshi Children using Crowdsourced Video Annotations - Scott Fleming, Graduate Student, Department of Medicine, Center for Biomedical Informatics Research https://youtu.be/fbyS8oSLJ6g 

2:03pm – 2:15pm - Role of Drp 1/Fis 1 - Mediated Mitochondrial Dysfunction in Septic Cardiomyopathy - Bereketeab Haileselassie, MD, Instructor, Department of Pediatrics; Recipient of Pilot Early Career Award  

2:15pm-3:15pm - Session 4: MCHRI Faculty Pilot Grant & Transdisciplinary Initiative Program

Moderator: Leslee L. Subak, MD, Professor and Chair of Obstetrics & Gynecology 

2:15pm-2:30pm - Autism Spectrum Disorder: From Genes to Neurons - Joachim Hallmayer, MD, Dr. Med, Professor, Department of Psychiatry & Behavioral Sciences; Recipient of Faculty Pilot Award 

2:30pm-2:45pm - Developmental Regulation of Pulmonary Angiogenesis by the Lung Microenvironment - Cristina M. Alvira, MD, Assistant Professor, Department of Pediatrics; Recipient of Transdisciplinary Initiative Program Award 

2:45pm-3:00pm - Reciprocal Insights into Stem Cell Biology from Organoids and Animals - Calvin J. Kuo, MD, PhD, Professor, Department of Medicine; Recipient of Transdisciplinary Initiative Program Award 

3:00pm-3:15pm - Gene Modification and Gene Replacement in Neuromuscular Disease - John W. Day, MD, PhD, Professor, Department of Neurology & Neurological Sciences; Recipient of Transdisciplinary Initiative Program Award

3:15pm-3:20pm - Closing Remarks

Anthony Oro, MD, PhD, Stanford School of Medicine

3:20pm-4:00pm – Poster Session Open

3:30pm-4:30pm - Wine and Cheese Reception 

3:30pm-4:30pm - Speed Dating Session