Pediatric Research Day
Le Bonheur Children's Hospital
March 28, 2018
Le Bonheur Children’s Hospital will host its 10th annual Pediatric Research Day on Wednesday, March 28 2018, from 8 a.m.to 4 p.m., in the Chesney Auditorium and Faculty Office Building Auditorium.
The goal of this meeting is to bring together researchers and clinicians from Le Bonheur Children’s Hospital, the Department of Pediatrics at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center, the Children’s Foundation Research Institute and other institutions, to facilitate discussions on the latest research findings, medical advances, and scientific innovations. The overarching theme of the tenth Pediatric Research Day is Neuroscience. The James C. Hunt Keynote Address will be given by Dr. Gregory Holmes, Chair of Neurological Sciences at the University of Vermont. In addition, attendees will have the opportunity to hear presentations on current research and network with investigators working in a wide range of scientific and medical fields.
|Registration Opens||Nov. 1, 2017|
|Abstract Submission Opens||Nov. 1, 2017|
|Abstract Submission Closes||Jan. 12, 2018 at 5 p.m.|
|Abstract Withdrawal Deadline||Feb. 2, 2018|
|Registration Closes||March 21, 2018 at 5 p.m.|
Wednesday, March 28 - 7:45 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Chesney Auditorium, Children’s Foundation Research Institute
|7:45 - 8:00 a.m.||Breakfast|
|8:00 - 8:10 a.m.||
|8:10 - 8:15 a.m.||
Opening Remarks from the Organizer
|8:15 – 9:15 a.m.||
Keynote Address: James C. Hunt Visiting Distinguished Professorship
|9:15 – 9:30 a.m.||Coffee served in the atrium of the Faculty Office Building|
Auditorium, Faculty Office Building
|9:30 – 9:40 a.m.||Introduction by Session Chairs|
|9:40 – 10:10 a.m.||
Early Onset Childhood Epilepsy: Utilizing Modern Genetics to Improve Diagnosis and Treatment Outcome
|10:10 – 10:20 a.m.||
Progressive Reduction in Right Ventricular Contractility in an Aging Mouse Model of Arrhythmogenic Cardiomyopathy
|10:20 – 10:30 a.m.||
Improving Documentation of Menstrual History in Patients at risk for PCOS, with QI in an Academic Pediatric Continuity Clinic
|10:30 – 10:45 a.m.||Coffee Break|
|10:45 – 11:15 a.m.||The Biorepository and Integrative Genomics (BIG) Initiative
Robert Rooney, Ph.D.
Director of Integrative Genomics Biorepository,
Assistant Professor, Department of Pediatrics, UTHSC
|11:15 – 11:25 a.m.||
Systems Genetics Analysis of Arrhythmogenic Cardiomyopathy Induced by p.S368L Mutation in Transmembrane Protein 43
|11:25 – 1:20 p.m.||POSTER SESSION and Lunch
CFRI Ground and Lobby Levels
Presenters must be available at posters from 12:00 - 1:00 p.m.
Session Chairs: Jon McCullers, MD [Chair of Pediatrics] and James Wheless, MD [Chief of Neurology]
|1:20 – 1:30 p.m.||Introduction by Session Chairs|
|1:30 – 2:00 p.m.||Pharmacogenomics of Glucocorticoid Resistance in Acute Leukemia and Chronic Kidney Disease
William Evans, Pharm. D.
Chair of Pharmacogenomics,
Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences, St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital
|2:00 – 2:10 p.m.||MicroRNAs as Novel Biomarkers in Pediatric Severe Sepsis
Madhura Hallman, M.D.
Department of Pediatrics,
Outstanding Abstract Award: Clinical Fellow
|2:10 – 2:20 p.m.||TMS Localization of Eloquent Cortices in Patient with Rasmussen Encephalitis. A Case Report.
Department of Pediatrics,
Outstanding Abstract Award: Research Staff
|2:20 – 2:30 p.m.||BioLegend and You: A Neuroscience Story
John Rutigliano, PhD.
Technical Application Scientist II Team Leader, BioLegend, Inc.
|2:30 – 2:45 p.m.||Coffee Break (Kindly Sponsored by BioLegend. Inc.)|
|2:45 – 3:15 p.m.||Diagnostic and Neuromodulatory Applications of Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation: Coming of “Age” of a Non-invasive Brain Stimulation Modality
Shalini Narayana, Ph.D.
Associate Professor, Division of Pediatric Neurology,
Department of Anatomy and Neurobiology, UTHSC
|3:15 – 3:25 p.m.||17,20S(OH)2pD Suppresses Total Collagen Synthesis in the Bleomycin Model of Fibrosis Imara-Safi Olu Scott BioLegend – Graduate Student Research Award|
|3:25 – 4:00 p.m.||
Award Ceremony and Closing Remarks