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2022
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LKSC Berg Hall

ABSTRACT DEADLINE
January 16, 2022

NOTIFICATION OF ACCEPTED ABSTRACTS
February 2022

EVENT REGISTRATION OPENS
March 2022

EVENT REGISTRATION CLOSES
Friday, April 15, 2022

 

13th Annual Pediatrics Research Retreat

Join us in person for the 13th Annual Pediatrics Research Retreat to be held in-person on Friday, April 29, 2022 at the Li Ka Shing Center. The Retreat is an opportunity for our students, residents, fellows, postdocs, staff, and faculty of all disciplines to share the latest research developments in their field. 

Event Registration

We look forward to seeing you in-person and celebrating the 13th Annual Pediatrics Research Retreat on Friday, April 29!

Registration is closed


Final Program

7:30 AM - 8:00 AMLKSC Lobby
EVENT CHECK-IN
Check-in at the registration desk and continental breakfast.

WELCOME REMARKS & KEYNOTE - LKSC Berg Hall

8:00 AM - 8:10 AM 
WELCOME REMARKS

Mary Leonard, MD, MSCE (Faculty)

8:10 AM - 9:00 AM
Keynote: Equity Effects of Real World Experiments to Improve Access to Clinically Effective Diabetes Treatments
Alyce Sophia Adams, PhD, MPP (Faculty)

9:10 AM - Break

SESSION ONE TALKS LKSC Berg Hall

9:10 AM - 9:25 AM
Novel Strategies to Reduce the Innate Immunogenicity of AAV-based Gene Therapy Vectors and Avoid Immunotoxicity
Fraser Wright, PhD (Faculty)

9:25 AM - 9:40 AM
Type 2 Diabetes-Risk Alleles in the Transcription Factor RREB1 Alter Bone and Fat Development
Nicole Krentz, PhD (Postdoctoral Scholar)

9:40 AM - 9:55 AM
Teamwork, Targets, Technology, and Tight Control (4T Program) - Improving Outcomes in Youth with Newly Diagnosed Type 1 Diabetes
Priya Prahalad, MD (Faculty)

9:55 AM - 10:00 AM - Break

SESSION TWO TALKS LKSC Berg Hall

10:00 AM - 10:15 AM
Using Machine Learning and Multi-Omics Analysis to Elucidate the Impact of Lifestyle Stressors on the Risk for Adverse Pregnancy Outcomes
Jennifer Dai (Medical Student)

10:15 AM  - 10:30 AM
Lnc122- the miR122 Precursor RNA Plays a Direct Role as a Tumor Suppressor in the Liver
Hagoon Jang, PhD (Postdoctoral Scholar)

10:30 AM - 10:45 AM
The Role of Altered Mitochondrial Dynamics in Sepsis Induced End Organ Failure
Bereketeab Haileselassie, MD (Faculty)

10:45 AM - 11:00 AM  - Break / Transition Outside for Poster Session

POSTER SESSION -  LKSC Lawn

11:00 AM - 12:00 PM - Poster Groups (1 - 9)
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM - Poster Groups (10 - 17)
11:00 AM - 1:00 PM - Lunch Grab & Go

SESSION THREE - LKSC Berg Hall

1:00 PM - 1:15 PM
Impact of a Trained Neonatal Transport Team on Newborn Outcomes in Western India
Emma Squire, MD (Resident)

1:15 PM - 2:15 PM
Weighing the Evidence on Being Overweight and All-cause Mortality in Light of Uncontrolled Confounding
Maya Mathur, PhD (Faculty)

1:30PM - 1:45PM 
Mind the Gap: How Multiracial Individuals Get Left Behind When We Talk About Race, Ethnicity, and Ancestry in Genomic Research
Daphne Martschenko, PhD, MPhil (Postdoctoral Scholar)

PANEL DISCUSSION

1:45PM - 2:45PM 
How to Use Race in Research Studies

  • Panel Moderators: Stephanie M. Smith, MD, MPH & Daphne Matschenko, PhD, MPhil
  • Marva Moxey-Mims, MD - Nephrology, Children's National
  • Catherine Techeandjieu, DVM, PhD - Gladstone Institutes

AWARDS CEREMONY

2:45 PM to 3:00 PM
Announcing Abstract and Poster Winners
Mary Leonard, MD, MSCE, Anna Gloyn, DPhil, Gary Shaw, DrPh

RECEPTION - LKSC Lawn

3:00 PM to 3:30 PM
Reception & Poster Viewing 

Come celebrate research in pediatrics! Join us for a reception on the LKSC Lawn, view posters, and meet your community!