April 19 Apr 19
8:00 AM - 3:30 PM
Friday Fri

10th Annual Pediatrics Research Retreat at LKSC

Celebrating Ten Years of Scientific Discovery & Innovation

The Stanford Department of Pediatrics invites you to the 10th Annual Pediatrics Research Retreat: Ten Years of Scientific Discovery and Innovation on Friday, April 19. This event is an opportunity for faculty, fellows, residents, postdoctoral scholars, and students of all disciplines to share the latest research developments in their field. The research retreat will include scientific presentations, a poster session, and networking opportunities.

Event Registration

Registration is Closed!

We welcome walk-in registration on the day of the retreat. The event is free and open to the community.

Final Program

(Updated April 12, 2019)

07:30AM - 07:50AM 
Event Check-in & Continental Breakfast

Welcome & Grand Rounds

07:50AM - 08:00AM 
Welcome Remarks
Mary Leonard, MD, MSCE (Faculty)

Session 1

Moderator: Mark Kay, MD, PhD (Faculty)

08:55AM - 09:20AM 
Adventures Through the Porthole of the Microscope- Visualizing the Secret Niches Bacteria Use to Colonize Our Epithelium
Manuel Amieva, MD, PhD (Faculty)

09:20AM - 09:35AM 
Facial Measurements from 3D Imaging Obtained Using a Mobile Device for Use in Genetic Evaluation
Akash Kumar, MD, PhD (Resident)

09:35AM - 10:00AM 
Promoting Drinking Water Intake to Improve Child Health
Anisha Patel, MD, MSPH, MSHS (Faculty)

Poster Session

10:00AM - 11:00AM 
Poster Presentations

Session 2

Moderator: Elizabeth Egan, MD, PhD (Faculty)

11:00AM - 11:25AM 
T Cell Autoreactivity in Narcolepsy 
Elizabeth Mellins, MD (Faculty)

11:25AM - 11:40AM 
Philip Morris International’s Marketing of Their New “Heat Not Burn” Product Might Burn Adolescents and Young Adults
Karma McKelvey, PhD (Postdoctoral Scholar)

11:40AM - 11:55AM 
Genome Edited Airway Stem Cells as a Durable Cell-based Therapy to Treat Cystic Fibrosis
Sriram Vaidyanathan, PhD (Postdoctoral Scholar)

11:55AM - 12:20PM 
Democratizing Speciality Knowledge: Leveraging the Project ECHO® Model for Type 1 Diabetes (T1D)
Nicolas Cuttriss, MD (Faculty)


Lunch & Poster Viewing

12:20PM - 01:00PM
Lunch & Poster Viewing

Session 3

Moderator: David Maahs, MD (Faculty)

01:00PM - 01:15PM
Death Receptor 3-mediated Regulatory T cell Expansion and Activation Leads to a Reduction in Graft-versus-Host Disease
Melissa Mavers, MD, PhD (Instructor)

01:15PM - 01:40PM 
Overcoming the Challenges of Applying Precision Medicine In Critically-ill Patients
Timothy Cornell, MD (Faculty)

01:40PM - 01:55PM 
Management of Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder in Primary Care: Objective Measures of Clinician-level Variation
Yair Bannett, MD (Fellow)

01:55PM - 02:20PM 
Supervised Exercise via Live-Video-Conferencing to Improve Cardiovascular Health in Pediatric Heart Transplant Patients
Elif Seda Selamet Tierney, MD (Faculty)

02:20PM - 02:45PM 
A One Shot Cure for Genetic Disease—Coming Soon?
Mark Kay, MD, PhD (Faculty)

Awards & Celebration Reception

02:45PM - 03:00PM 
Abstract & Poster Awards
Gary Shaw, DrPH (Faculty)

03:00PM - 03:30PM
Reception & Poster Viewing