3rd Annual UCLA Children's Discovery and Innovation Institute Symposium:
"Generating Cross-Campus Collaborations to Advance Translational Child Health Research"
May 26, 2016
The 3rd Annual UCLA Children’s Discovery and Innovation Institute (CDI) Research Symposium was held at UCLA on May 26, 2016 to stimulate interactions for catalyzing and expanding collaborations in translational child health research. The UCLA CDI Institute is the research home of the Pediatrics Department.
Pediatric Chair Welcome, Keynote Speaker and UCLA Invited Speaker
- Welcoming Remarks & Introduction by Executive Chair, Department of Pediatrics: Sherin U. Devaskar, MD
- Translating a trillion points of data into therapies, diagnostics, and new insights into disease – Atul J. Butte, MD, PhD (UCSF)
- Does a disease-specific health insurance plan lead to better health outcomes? – Carol M. Mangione, MD, MSPH
UCLA NIH K12 Funded Child Health Research Center Development Scholars Presentations and UCLA Invited Speaker
- Epithelial membrane protein 2 (EMP2) deficiency alters placental angiogenesis – Alison Chu, MD
- Fibroblast growth factor 23 and iron deficiency anemia in chronic kidney disease – Mark Hanudel, MD, MS
- Targeted gene therapy in the treatment of X-linked hyper-IgM syndrome - Caroline Kuo, MD
- Interrogating the role of PRDM14 in human germ cell development and germ cell tumorigenesis - Joanna Gell, MD
- Translational research in developmental disabilities at the UCLA intellectual and developmental disabilities research center (IDDRC) – Susan Y. Bookheimer, PhD