22q11 Neuropsychiatry Research and Networking Meeting

Join us on March 19 to share and learn about the latest research developments in 22q11!

The MCHRI Uytengsu-Hamilton 22q11 Neuropsychiatry Research Awards Program aims to bring together a multidisciplinary community of researchers with interests in the neuropsychiatric and neurodevelopmental manifestations of 22q11.2DS and offers seed funding grants to investigators at Stanford and internationally to support research in this area.

The Stanford MCHRI 22q11.2DS Neuropsychiatry Research and Networking Meeting will highlight the range of current research in 22q11.2DS across Stanford, and international research supported by the Program. It aims to be a forum for knowledge exchange, to encourage new connections and generate opportunities for new collaborations and research ideas. Researchers working in or with an interest in 22q11.2DS are encouraged to participate.

Friday, March 19, 2021

10:00 AM - 12:00 PM PST

Virtual Event

Keynote, Opening, and Closing Remarks

Anne Bassett, MD, FRCPC
Professor of Psychiatry, University of Toronto; Director of the Clinical Genetics Research Program, Campbell Research Institute of Centre for Addiction and Mental Health; Director of the Dalglish Family 22q Clinic, Toronto General Hospital, University Health Network

Donna M. McDonald-McGinn, MS
Clinical Professor of Pediatrics, Perelman School of Medicine of the University of Pennsylvania; Director of the 22q and You Center, Children's Hospital of Philadelphia

Mary Leonard, MD, MSCE
Director of MCHRI; Professor and Chair of Pediatrics, Stanford School of Medicine; Physician-In-Chief, Lucile Packard Children's Hospital Stanford


Mark Kay, MD, PhD
Professor of Pediatrics (Human Gene Therapy) and Genetics, Stanford School of Medicine 

Lei Stanley Qi, PhD
Associate Professor of Bioengineering and Chemical and Systems Biology, Stanford University

Michael Lin, MD, PhD
Associate Professor of Neurobiology and Bioengineering, Stanford University

Alexander Urban, PhD 
Assistant Professor of Psychiatry & Behavioral Sciences and Genetics, Stanford School of Medicine

Vinod Menon, PhD
Professor of Psychiatry & Behavioral Sciences, Stanford School of Medicine

Therese van Amelsvoort, MD, PhD
Professor of Psychiatry and Neuropsychology, Maastricht University

Anca Pasca, MD
Assistant Professor of Pediatrics (Neonatal and Developmental Medicine), Stanford School of Medicine

Marius Wernig, MD, PhD
Professor of Pathology, Institute for Stem Cell Biology and Regenerative Medicine, Stanford University

Sergiu Pasca, MD
Associate Professor of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Stanford School of Medicine

Stanislav Zakharenko, MD, PhD
Professor of Developmental Neurobiology, St Jude Children’s Research Hospital


For questions, please contact Rachael Panizzo